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Old 03-08-09, 10:54 AM   #1
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Wondering what are some preferred methods and materials.

Braze, then mask before painting?

Epoxy after paint?

I was thinking about using brass because I like the color and can get it at the local hardware store. Can I silver braze it to the head tube? Is there a better material to use?

BTW, I don't want to use rivets.

Also, planning on having the frame powder coated.
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use screws?

epoxy after paint doesn't appeal to me. Check with your powder coater about masking. That should be fairly common
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