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Old 09-19-13, 07:20 AM   #1
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Somebody stop this guy!

Before he drills again...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/CAMPAGNOLO-N...-/321211395644
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Old 09-19-13, 07:23 AM   #2
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What really hurts me is that, having seen that, there's no way to unsee it.
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Old 09-19-13, 07:23 AM   #3
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That seller should stick to his Nazi schtick
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Old 09-19-13, 07:25 AM   #4
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Sad.

DD is Picasso and this guy is a finger painter.
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Old 09-19-13, 07:30 AM   #5
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"LOTS OF LOVE PUT INTO THE DRILLING." Made me chuckle
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Maybe it looked wicked cool when he was on the controlled substances, then when he straightened out, not so much. Oh well, off to Ebay with this one.
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Old 09-19-13, 08:14 AM   #7
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I asked on Ebay;

Dear elden-sama,

Did you ruin this or someone else

-perfessrw

His reply;
Dear perfessrw,


i made a masterpiece!

-elden-sama

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Old 09-19-13, 08:16 AM   #8
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WALL-HANGER for sure....or, what is the going rate for scrap Aluminum? I guess one COULD ride it....Very, Very softly......must wear fuzzy slippers while riding....
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IF the price doesn't go up, might be worth the starting bid for the rings and bolts (or is that ring TOO far gone?) Spider Toast anyone?
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"That is some of the worst drillium I have ever seen. Please stop ruining these classic parts. I would never attempt riding this crankset."

We'll see what he says.
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I drilled my wheels, now they are 18 gms lighter and the holes let air pass for more better aerodynamics.
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When I see hack jobs like this combined with a statement about how proud they are of their work, I can only conclude that the person is either eight years old, or a troll of the highest order.

I take that back - my eight-year-old could handle a drill press better than this.
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Old 09-19-13, 08:50 AM   #13
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That made the baby jesus cry...
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Old 09-19-13, 08:54 AM   #14
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This is no even good for wall art. The holes aren't drilled straight. Blasphemous!
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Old 09-19-13, 08:58 AM   #15
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Should send the guy a telegram:

Holes drilled in crankset STOP
Calling yourself an artist STOP
Use of the word "Masterpiece" STOP
Thoughts of doing this again STOP
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"excellent cond. See photos for additional condition detail"

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o.O I'm not a very powerful rider and I experience BB flex.. I'd dread to think what would happen to anyone with this crankset... yeesh
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I hope the guy drills his own frame. Maybe he'll learn the folly of his ways.
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"LOTS OF LOVE PUT INTO THE DRILLING." Made me chuckle
I'm thinking "lots of beer put into the drilling:"

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Perhaps he should drill his feet so they match up with the crankset!
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Old 09-19-13, 11:43 AM   #21
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A couple of well placed holes in his brain pan wouldn't hurt.
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Old 09-19-13, 11:56 AM   #22
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I'm having a deja vu moment. Haven't I read that quote before? Maybe last time he tried to sell it?
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Old 09-19-13, 11:56 AM   #23
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Last week, I saw a CLB Professional Compact caliper set at ebay with drillium on it.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CLB-Professi...item43bf26521b

First time I ever saw such and it looks like it was done well enough. I first thought it was unusual (for CLB calipers) neat, but then I realized, with one of the lightest brakeset ever, why even bother drilling them?? It's not like CLB put so much superfluous amounts of aluminum on their Pro compact calipers.
Still an interesting brakeset, and will most likely be snatched up by some collector for good money just because of it's rarity factor......
Heck!, It seems like half the drillium that's done out there these days are mostly pointless and sometimes just really ugly.....
Because of people like this guy selling the butchered SR crank, I wouldn't be surprised if the renewed appetite for drillium from C&V collectors and new rider retro fans, would wane again really quick as people will realize or remember why they went away in the first place after the 70's

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"That is some of the worst drillium I have ever seen. Please stop ruining these classic parts. I would never attempt riding this crankset."
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the drilling is done for function and weight reduction. if drilling is
slightly off a rider would never be ble to feel it. you ride a bike with
your legs, not your eyes.
noone has ever won a Tour De France using their
eyes. this is not for old men trying to create a museum type bike that they
always wanted.
this is for a person to need to reduce weight and to be
FAST!

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Old 09-19-13, 12:05 PM   #25
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EXPERT LEVEL DELUSION!!!!!! What a PUTZ!!
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