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Old 05-13-12, 03:38 PM
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Guy says it's a Bottecchia.............

I was in a bit of a rush to get to work yesterday when I was checking out this frame at a ma & pa thrift store. Now that I've taken a few pics, I realize it has been in a front end collision. It has some nice window lugs, chromed head tube lugs. It came with a Campy Valentino FD and had Ballila center pulls, one of the rear dropouts has a 5 stamped on it and the top of the seat tube is stamped 52199. Seatpost measures 26.4. It also came with 3t stem and bars.

Fortunately I only dropped $25 on this crusty frame, but still, I'm curious if anything is salvageable. What kind of frame tubing? Is the fork worth hanging on to? Is it possible and/or worthwhile to repair such a frame?
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