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  1. Lowes, Ace Hardware, & Home Depot all sell loose...

    Lowes, Ace Hardware, & Home Depot all sell loose sockets here, Ace has Craftsman Tools now also if a Sears isn't close by.

    Glenn
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    I use carb clean on a rag with a long screwdriver...

    I use carb clean on a rag with a long screwdriver for grease clean up, I then use a small drum sander on a 24" drill bit extender to do the final clean up followed with air from a blow tool, works...
  3. I don't see these come up that often so I thought...

    I don't see these come up that often so I thought I would post them here. These will allow you to put any SIS shifter or modern cable stops on a frame with no braze on's, I picked up a set last year...
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    Wow, it's my size and everything, someday if I am...

    Wow, it's my size and everything, someday if I am lucky enough. Just love this color combo.

    Glenn
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    A little history when/How the 700c clincher came...

    A little history when/How the 700c clincher came to be,
    Mavic Module-E rims were introduced in 1975. They were developed in conjunction with Michelin to work with their then new Elan tires. These...
  6. Thread: old tires

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    With the cost of cheap tires there is no way I am...

    With the cost of cheap tires there is no way I am going to spend any time on a old tire no matter the brand. I have had enough tires that didn't look bad at all but were old, once inflated to...
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    Sticky: Please no mention of $$$$ in this thread, ( we...

    Please no mention of $$$$ in this thread, ( we wouldn't like it closed ) Trades only!

    Glenn
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    I was a Small Engine/ Motorcycle mechanic for 30...

    I was a Small Engine/ Motorcycle mechanic for 30 years. I was head mechanic & foreman at a large rental company by age 19 & after about a decade there I decided to open my own shop that I was forced...
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    You can also use a rear only and install a modern...

    You can also use a rear only and install a modern under the BB cable guide for the FD if you want to use one without housing stops. I have a frame around here that has this setup from the factory...
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    Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to everyone here...

    Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to everyone here at BF's.

    http://www.sherv.net/cm/emo/christmas/chimney-smiley-emoticon.gif


    Glenn
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    I have taken them apart to service & clean them...

    I have taken them apart to service & clean them here at my computer desk, I have a small clamp on vice and I put a 5mm allen wrench in it and use a rag & pliers to remove the 12 point looking nut...
  12. Drool! If I knew about stuff like this when it...

    Drool!
    If I knew about stuff like this when it was popular my bike would have been obnoxiously loud as I would have dressed it in everything like this I could find. If I could afford it I still...
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    Thanks, I am as far south as you can get in NJ,...

    Thanks, I am as far south as you can get in NJ, Exit 0 off the Garden State Parkway, Cape May.

    Glenn
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    I am waiting on 7 of the recall kits to come in &...

    I am waiting on 7 of the recall kits to come in & all but one were from Trek's. I think the issue was with the left ( NDS) crank arm breaking & by the looks of some of the bicycles I removed them...
  15. I am using a 10spd double with 8spd everything...

    I am using a 10spd double with 8spd everything else and it shifts fine with STI's. Some stuff I see listed as 9/10spd so I would think it should work.

    Glenn
  16. I have a few different cutting tools none that...

    I have a few different cutting tools none that would be any easier, a hand hacksaw like you are using now, a hand held saw that a sawzall blade fits in, I like this better then the hand held Hacksaw...
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    It reminds me of a old Fuji I bought back to life...

    It reminds me of a old Fuji I bought back to life for a friend of mine that had it hanging on a fence for many years,

    Glenn...
  18. The only seat post I attempted to cut out was on...

    The only seat post I attempted to cut out was on a newer Wally World Schwinn that I started to rehab before checking it ( learned my lesson that day ) & it had a post big enough that I could use my...
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    Actually my shop is pretty organized now, just a...

    Actually my shop is pretty organized now, just a lot of clutter from overfilled bins or bins with nowhere to put them & wheels, I know where everything is lol.

    Glenn

    In this picture you can see...
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    Anymore this is my problem also, I hate the...

    Anymore this is my problem also, I hate the clutter & get tired of tripping over wheels & other parts. I thought I had it under control but then more bikes show up that are only good for parts & they...
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    I only rebuild Freewheels that need it on my own...

    I only rebuild Freewheels that need it on my own keepers, same with PB I was using Super Lube until the price jump & only on the races & bearings & Phil Tenacious Oil on the pawls. I use Phil...
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    Yeah that's insurance in Jersey for ya, I went...

    Yeah that's insurance in Jersey for ya, I went from paying $800 a year too over $2800 a year in the matter of a year living here, crooks. I basically had the same insurance as a building contractor...
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    I didn't even look at the date on the thread, but...

    I didn't even look at the date on the thread, but how did it get moved back up too the first page considering I am the one with the newest date after 09. Weird! because I didn't dig it up as I never...
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    I flip quite a few bikes through the year and I...

    I flip quite a few bikes through the year and I would never have cards made unless I was a 100% legal, that means insurance, a tax number & registered with the state. Giving out a business card too a...
  25. I agree 100% with this, I am new to building...

    I agree 100% with this, I am new to building wheels but I have great teacher and I do use a tension meter. I am really slow because of problems with my hands but I am also anal about the build. Some...
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