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Old 03-19-06, 02:21 PM
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is all the chromoly the same gauge on a frame? Thanks
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Old 03-19-06, 04:04 PM
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No. It's not even the same gauge along the length of a single tube. Some tubes are double or triple butted. That means they're thicker on the ends and thinner in the middle.
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Old 03-19-06, 04:58 PM
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do you know what an S&M PBR is ? thanks
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im assuming its either single butted or not butted at all...


just because its not the lightest frame on the market..






it is 4130, if by any chance thats what you mean...
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Originally Posted by S&M_PBR_007
do you know what an S&M PBR is ? thanks
No, I don't. Is it something other than a bunch of 4130 tubes, welded up in the US?
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Old 03-19-06, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
No, I don't. Is it something other than a bunch of 4130 tubes, welded up in the US?
whats that suspost to mean

also i have a little tiny dent (well looks like a dent) on my headtubecand i was wondering if this could be the paint or if this was a small ding. and is it posiable to pop out little dents out without breaking the welds and re welding them. Thanks
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Old 03-20-06, 08:31 AM
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I've answered your first two questions, and you still seem confused. If your bike has a "little tiny dent" in the headtube, don't worry about it. Your headtube is about the only tube that's never under any stress. It's also one of the thickest tubes, besides the BB housing, and unlikely to actually be dented.
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ya thanks its prolly not dented cause its really small and its proll the paint
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No, Expatriate. Prolly. Not probably.
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