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    Probably in the shop vac by now. I think the...

    Probably in the shop vac by now.

    I think the Campy washer is steel and would be picked up with a magnet.
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    My guess is that he needs the $3,000 to finish...

    My guess is that he needs the $3,000 to finish building his house and buy some furniture.
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    Bikemig, I think before I bought a cone set for...

    Bikemig, I think before I bought a cone set for that hub I'd look and see if the cups are up to the task.

    I bought a NOS Ofmega hubset on ebay and sent it back because, even after adjusting, the...
  4. As aggravating as it might be, I think I'd treat...

    As aggravating as it might be, I think I'd treat myself to a new pair of pedals and install them myself, then try to forget the whole thing. Option "B" is to cruise ebay for an orphan pedal. Seems...
  5. The slots are better for removing spoke nipples...

    The slots are better for removing spoke nipples when disassembling a wheel. Start the process with a proper spoke wrench then use a cordless electric screwdriver in the slots to spin the nipples off.
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    Edit: the ones above are 5mm.

    Edit: the ones above are 5mm.
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    They are inserted in the hole and set with a pop...

    They are inserted in the hole and set with a pop rivet tool, stopping before the stem pops. Then you unscrew the stem leaving the threaded sleeve in the hole. The thread will probably be smaller than...
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    Wheels. I don't know why. All clean and built,...

    Wheels. I don't know why. All clean and built, with proper tires, trued and tensioned, free wheels installed, ready to ride.
  9. I think the interchangeability of parts (or...

    I think the interchangeability of parts (or assemblies) is one of the really neat things about bikes. It would really ruin the whole experience if I had to find the one scarce little part that would...
  10. Welcome to the forum! One Question: is that...

    Welcome to the forum!

    One Question: is that a crack in the right rear dropout? Dropouts sometimes break where the axle adjuster screw goes through. If so, be careful.
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    Although the Metalcast paints are sold as faux...

    Although the Metalcast paints are sold as faux anodized finish (when sprayed over bare aluminum), I have used them as a candy color paint applied over a silver or gold metallic basecoat. Very close...
  12. Apology accepted, Sir, I now understand your...

    Apology accepted, Sir, I now understand your frustration, and I too apologize for baiting you out.

    Good luck in your efforts to track down information on your bike. You might want to check...
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    I like the ones on ebay that gratuitously include...

    I like the ones on ebay that gratuitously include the word "LOOK". Except Look bicycles or pedals, or course. What's with that?
  14. In an effort to help you with your original...

    In an effort to help you with your original question, I suggest you search ebay for ended listings on 1970's Bottecchias. You should be able to find pictures of Bottecchias similar to yours in...
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    All those threads simply titled Help or Need...

    All those threads simply titled Help or Need Help. Can't even search for them. This is what you get:

    The following words are either very common, too long, or too short and were not included in...
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    I guess we could suggest the C&V is more aero...

    I guess we could suggest the C&V is more aero relative to a crosswind then.
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    A friend of mine bought one exactly like that...

    A friend of mine bought one exactly like that one, even the same color, new from a bike shop in Alexandria, Virginia in/about 1975 or 1976. Last I heard he had still had, like new, it in his attic...
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    They even have the real metal dust caps.

    They even have the real metal dust caps.
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    Now that's vintage, Montgomery Ward. I do...

    Now that's vintage, Montgomery Ward. I do remember Montgomery Ward (not fondly).

    And his list of keywords is totally all-encompassing: Keywords: herman miller, retro, old school, knoll, vintage,...
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    Quote: "Note that though this bike precedes the...

    Quote: "Note that though this bike precedes the era of TIG welding, yet there appear to be NO LUGS! In fact it's a complete mystery what is holding the tubing together. "

    That my friends is...
  21. It helps if you grew up with Campy N.R. and kept...

    It helps if you grew up with Campy N.R. and kept some bikes so you don't have to buy Campy in todays market.



    Our hills are short and not too steep. A 5-speed corncob freewheel is a fun...
  22. It's a shame it's too small because it would be a...

    It's a shame it's too small because it would be a great bike to clean up real good without spending much more money, then ride it like you stole it. Would also be a good bike to get your teenager...
  23. I don't get collecting kids bikes either. What's...

    I don't get collecting kids bikes either. What's with that?
  24. Now that was wrenching.

    Now that was wrenching.
  25. I don't get fishing tackle makers who try to take...

    I don't get fishing tackle makers who try to take over the world market by producing vast quantities of bicycle parts identified with confusing numbers and/or nonsensical names. No matter how good...
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