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Old 01-13-11, 03:51 PM   #1
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silver or brass

I need to replace the top tube on an old raleigh, it was brazed with brass. Is it ok to rebraze it with silver?
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Old 01-14-11, 04:10 AM   #2
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Yes, could be said to be better since you won't have any problems with overheating the resident joints with that melting point differential.
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