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  1. Thread: Gitane unknown

    by rootboy
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    Cripes, that's right. My over-sight.

    Cripes, that's right. My over-sight.
  2. Thread: Now I Get It

    by rootboy
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    I notice the Mermaid's breasts and the fish...

    I notice the Mermaid's breasts and the fish aren't spouting water in the more recent photo.
    Will they ever again? Here's hoping.
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    What a good testament to the Pros of the early...

    What a good testament to the Pros of the early 70's. My saddle, on my 72' PX-10, took forever to break in. But since the first 1000 miles it was used were on a bike tour, I had no choice....
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    I had an issue with a set of 531 decals I ordered...

    I had an issue with a set of 531 decals I ordered from him. They were awful. But when I contacted him, he explained what had happened, during production, and stood behind them and sent me new ones....
  5. I agree. With your brown tape method and with...

    I agree. With your brown tape method and with Chas' "fancy way." But using only cloth tape as in the pic of the pro above. Not too keen on the plastic tape addition. Looks kinda cheesy to me eye. But...
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    Was it on decals he already produces? If this...

    Was it on decals he already produces?

    If this is a special project, I would contact Gus Salmon.
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    Yes. But, depending on how you posed your...

    Yes. But, depending on how you posed your query….

    He seems to be fairly attentive. Much better than Velocals at responding.
  8. I still do. But these days I've evolved. Now...

    I still do. But these days I've evolved. Now using something called Windsor & Newton Permanent Masking Fluid. A watercolorist's medium. More durable than straight liquid rubber. Have used it on...
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    Oh. Too bad. He probably figured out what he had....

    Oh. Too bad. He probably figured out what he had. And it was a steal at that price.
    To my mind, the most desireable version, with the Huret Jubile' set up. Had one.
    Loved it. Would like to find...
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    Sticky: Can't take out a second mortgage at the moment.

    Can't take out a second mortgage at the moment.
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    Oh my gawd. I actually winced and squirmed...

    Oh my gawd. I actually winced and squirmed involuntarily when I saw that.
    And on a De Rosa fork!? Responsible party ought to be shot.
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    Finally bought that Confente? Gonna put an IGH...

    Finally bought that Confente? Gonna put an IGH on it? ;)
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    Good price. Especially with those nifty leather...

    Good price. Especially with those nifty leather brake hoods. ;)
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    I would see if Elton over at Harris could help...

    I would see if Elton over at Harris could help you out. If he's still there, that guy knows his stuff. Knows vintage bikes and, I would think they would have a crown race seat cutter.

    As for...
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    Happened to me just last week. On a fly reel. I...

    Happened to me just last week. On a fly reel. I wasn't happy, but just figured the seller sold it locally…or something.
    Seller can do anything. It's their item, after all.
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    You want the seats in your Jaguar soft and...

    You want the seats in your Jaguar soft and supple.
    The opposite of how you want your bike saddle.
    Don't ruin your new Brooks.
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    Really nice time capsule there. Great find. What...

    Really nice time capsule there. Great find. What bar and stem did that era GR have?
    Does it have a Reynolds decal on the non drive side fork blade? Or none?
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    If it were me, the creak would be me.

    If it were me, the creak would be me.
  19. Thread: Gitane unknown

    by rootboy
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    Holy smokes. A Tour de France without Simplex...

    Holy smokes. A Tour de France without Simplex dropouts with integral hanger?


    edit, oops. I just now read Chas' entry about the forged steel dropouts.
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    I'm not biting. Unless he throws in a crank...

    I'm not biting. Unless he throws in a crank puller.
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    Good point here.

    Good point here.
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    Can you even get the cap off? Could require the...

    Can you even get the cap off? Could require the dreaded dust cap surgery.
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    I think that comment says something about the...

    I think that comment says something about the character of fly fisherman, Gomango. No? ;)
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    And yes…. ALWAYS use Delivery Confirmation. It...

    And yes…. ALWAYS use Delivery Confirmation. It is the ONLY verification ebay recognizes, isn't it?
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    I haven't sold on ebay for a few years and, I...

    I haven't sold on ebay for a few years and, I want to get back into it. I need to. But I'm not looking forward to it given the changes in ebay that favor the buyer. It was needed I suppose as too...
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