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  1. It is great to revisit your site with added info....

    It is great to revisit your site with added info. Thanks.
  2. Jambon, I think your fork is bent. Yes, I know...

    Jambon, I think your fork is bent.
    Yes, I know I'm a buzzkill...
  3. I bought this mid-80's Vianelli Super F&F (SL I...

    I bought this mid-80's Vianelli Super F&F (SL I think) on ebay last Spring, it was an old repaint with lots of scratches & a drewed rd-cable stop.
    I had some parts, wheel set, and slowly gathered...
  4. Listen to Marc (above). It may only need a...

    Listen to Marc (above). It may only need a wipe-down with an oily rag.
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    I was a draftsman from 1977 until the economic...

    I was a draftsman from 1977 until the economic inconvenience of 2008.
    Now I am doing what I wanted to do all along.
    ...
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    It's a good project, and a sturdy bike Dave. The...

    It's a good project, and a sturdy bike Dave. The thimble-crown fork makes it a bit earlier, and desirable I think.
    The seat isn't leather, so a good cleaning with armor-all or something like that...
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    I thought you might have an aluminum magnet. They...

    I thought you might have an aluminum magnet. They are pretty rare, but are out there.
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    The op may have grown taller after 2 years, but...

    The op may have grown taller after 2 years, but 56-58cm seems ideal.
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    Great job on that fork, and the price is wow. ...

    Great job on that fork, and the price is wow.

    I wonder how many fewer chrome shops are still open since the earlier posts in 2012. Regulations are taking their toll...

    We hate rust around here...
  10. It is likely a nice frame with the forged ends...

    It is likely a nice frame with the forged ends and Nervex lugs, but I have no clue what the bike is.
    I would guess an English build, from the seat stay caps.
    No fork? Too bad.
    If you strip the...
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    In Texas springs of pure water bubbles up out of...

    In Texas springs of pure water bubbles up out of the ground every mile or so. Are there none where you are?
  12. What do you guys know? It's not even twine, it is...

    What do you guys know? It's not even twine, it is leather cord...
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    Right, it isn't a "Roadster". It appears to be...

    Right, it isn't a "Roadster".
    It appears to be more of a light weight rendition of the Sports model, not the heavy, poor-rod-braked bike of the past.
    I wish this "made in USA" shop all the success...
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    Thanks for the good tips. I'll have to find...

    Thanks for the good tips.
    I'll have to find someone who has a Oxy/Acetylene rig that I can use. There are no frame builders near me.
  15. Pardon me, I was expecting a Huffy that has been...

    Pardon me, I was expecting a Huffy that has been upgraded to Campy NR.
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    Removing braze-on fittings

    I want to remove a brazed-on front derailler mount, the tube is Columbus SL or SLX.
    I do not know yet if it is bronze or silver soldered.
    Will a mapp-gas torch do it?
    What are the preparation...
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    What is your trigger marked? I have had two Sears...

    What is your trigger marked? I have had two Sears with the Austrian made 3 speed, and they both had SA shifters.
  18. Shoot! I guess riding season is over.

    Shoot! I guess riding season is over.
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    I would like to have a set of North Road type...

    I would like to have a set of North Road type bars with integrated brake levers and stem. Shiny chrome with an exotic logo. Cheap.
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    There are diy copper plating kits out there...

    There are diy copper plating kits out there (Google Caswell). I want a Nickel kit, but I want a lot of things...
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    The best chrome finish, is called "Triple Chrome...

    The best chrome finish, is called "Triple Chrome Plated" and has the steel first copper plated, polished, then nickel plated & polished, then finally chrome plated.
    I do not know if any chrome...
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    I'll bet the OP is still trying to sell the bike...

    I'll bet the OP is still trying to sell the bike though.
  23. At my hardware store they sell oil in plastic...

    At my hardware store they sell oil in plastic bottles labeled for HVAC equip. with a long, pull-out plastic tube/spout, about 4" long. I bought one bottle a few years ago and keep it topped up with...
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    Every labor day for 16 years a group of fathers &...

    Every labor day for 16 years a group of fathers & sons hit the Sabine River on the TX / LA border for a 3 day 2 night canoe trip, out of sight of all humans but the river-rats.
    Baseball on the...
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    A "path racer" is an old term for "track bike",...

    A "path racer" is an old term for "track bike", but I know there are other ideas of what they should look like.
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