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    frame repair

    I am looking at buying a used canondale tandem that has a cracked frame (seat stay). I have a steel tandem frame that I am going to use the parts to build but is it possible to repair the cannondale frame? Any recomendations on a shop to do the frame repair work in PA?

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    Not sure you are going to have any luck with that locally. Is it cracked at the top or somewhere else?

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    Since it's Cannondale, does that mean it's aluminum?
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    definitely

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    It is aluminum and it is cracked perpendicular to the tube length. Close to the seat tube junction. Like I said I am buying for parts but it is a shame for the frame to be tossed due to this crack.

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    my thought is that it's not economic. There are a few people that repair aluminum, but it might not be worth the shipping

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    You could always find someone to do this level of repair for you:

    Quote Originally Posted by WalksOn2Wheels View Post
    If you have one friend who eats only real, non processed food and another friend who is a vegan, who is the better person? The one who isn't constantly an a-hole about it and has to constantly tell you why everything you're eating is awful and you should feel awful.

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