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Old 09-05-10, 09:00 PM   #1
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This one's fillet brazed, right?

http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/vie...2e1c91832fa50d
The price is right but the shipping might wreck the deal.
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Old 09-05-10, 09:36 PM   #2
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Only the higher end Schwinns were fillet brazed. Not sure this model made that cut. Someone will know for sure. I think this one was EF.

http://sheldonbrown.com/schwinn-braze.html
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Old 09-06-10, 08:22 AM   #3
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I am pretty sure that that bike was built using a method known as electroforging see here: http://www.sheldonbrown.com/varsity.html

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