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    Thanks! And so am I! Nope and thank you...

    Thanks! And so am I!



    Nope and thank you sir, freak accident and nothing in your court.




    I thank both for the sentiment but it's going to have to wait for a while, I have a lot of...
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    You responded with a noble sentiment in reply to...

    You responded with a noble sentiment in reply to where this thread started, the bike is dead and it was a train wreck getting there.
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    Thank you Tom, you literally made me laugh so...

    Thank you Tom, you literally made me laugh so hard it hurt.
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    Can't really fault the seller, I did have to do a...

    Can't really fault the seller, I did have to do a lot of "repair" on it, the non gloss below the touch up enamel is actually rust inhibitor paint, I treated the frame as well. Also, I believe the...
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    Some final damage shots. The hat:...

    Some final damage shots.

    The hat:
    https://scontent-2.2914.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/9770_885411538158682_4511417560169681822_n.jpg?oh=dc76c9dc17567aa01a5731a33d5f3c4b&oe=55068CC4
    The...
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    Correct, and very succinct compared to what I...

    Correct, and very succinct compared to what I would have typed.
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    Can only fault myself for this mess, and there...

    Can only fault myself for this mess, and there was a lot of luck involved in reality.. so I'll be thankful for that.

    Thanks for the offers but I actually have plenty of parts, and other than the...
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    Brace yourselves, some ugly pics about to come...

    Brace yourselves, some ugly pics about to come up. The rust is worse than I thought as well, but I don't think it caused the failure. Also keep in mind, these pics were taken with a horrible cell...
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    Caused the crash, if you'd like the details of my...

    Caused the crash, if you'd like the details of my boneheadery please refer to my "Dream Bike" thread. I'll be adding more pics in it today of the actual frame breaks.
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    I actually read that thread when I originally got...

    I actually read that thread when I originally got that frameset, was trying to decipher what exactly I was getting into. Thanks though.
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    Mostly buffed out already, and thank you. ...

    Mostly buffed out already, and thank you.


    Thanks

    Yes on decals, and I can double confirm from when I ran the internal TT cable and used a magnet.
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    They are masterlock cufflocks, actually made as a...

    They are masterlock cufflocks, actually made as a bicycle lock believe it or not. Otherwise you're pretty close on your guess, minus of course my operator error of not re-pressing the lock button one...
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    And I thank you all for the well wishes, and...

    And I thank you all for the well wishes, and relatively speaking... I'm lucky as hell and doing well. On the "bright side" N-1 necessitates N+1 right? :D
    Matt that was a 56 which is on my upper...
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    Seems to have broken off at the end of the...

    Seems to have broken off at the end of the internal lugs inside the tubes, the way it had sheared "teeth" in the tube I was assuming it had snapped at the actual "socket", so the internal lugs took...
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    The CF fork seems to be untouched by the wreck...

    The CF fork seems to be untouched by the wreck (not that I trust it)...
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    I haven't really surveyed the wreckage yet.....

    I haven't really surveyed the wreckage yet.. seems like something I can do.
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    Nope, and I would be almost completely injury...

    Nope, and I would be almost completely injury free if I had, just some minor road rash. I'm a total helmet advocate now.
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    I'd keep the Schwinn, since I'm addicted to old...

    I'd keep the Schwinn, since I'm addicted to old bikes and the other two are just too new....
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    None whatsoever, and plans to warn off anyone who...

    None whatsoever, and plans to warn off anyone who desires one. Truth be told, my greed for a "better steel" is the only reason I owned that bike...
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    753's fairly in tact, the socketed lugs/20+year...

    753's fairly in tact, the socketed lugs/20+year old epoxy that joined it together is not.
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    End of a lock ended up in the front spokes,...

    End of a lock ended up in the front spokes, created a lot of torque at the front end, the ancient bonded socket lugs could not stand up to it, so the bike came to a dead stop at about 20mph with the...
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    Hard to say on the frame failure thing.. it was...

    Hard to say on the frame failure thing.. it was the equivalent of a stick in the spokes, if the stick were solid tempered steel.

    I was going to make a joke about your sister and the ugly joke.....
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    Getting there, no broken/fractured bones, no...

    Getting there, no broken/fractured bones, no nerve damage etc.. just laid up for a while and ugly for a bit :(...
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    Sticky: I might be interested in the world, I'll have to...

    I might be interested in the world, I'll have to see what framesets are left in the bin though.
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    Working on it! Thanks Skip. My face will...

    Working on it! Thanks Skip.
    My face will heal.......
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