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Drillium; how much would you pay?

Old 01-02-17, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by rootboy View Post
A lot of holes can be cool looking. But I like a more subtle approach. Less is more.
And I like millium more than Drillium.

By the way, who came up with that name? It's silly.
I dig how Otis uses both.
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Old 01-03-17, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by rootboy View Post
Check out how Otis accomplishes the work holding challenge in his Flickr albums.


And after that, take a look at his chain ring page. Amazing work.

Very cool! That rotary indexing setup on the Bridgeport and the fixture plate with different bolt circle diameters is the business. And the results are clearly stunning holy moley! I especially like the round slot work, I have not seen that before. Very creative!
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time trip thanks to velo-pages . bike world 1973

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Originally Posted by crank_addict View Post
time trip thanks to velo-pages . bike world 1973

Cool to see that Wares bike shop ad there...... used to visit that place at least once a week to drool.at bikes they had on their floor and hanging from ceiling hooks with my younger brother, when we were in college in Milwaukee in the early to mid 80's.
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I would pay to change my drillium to non drillium. Especially my Sun Tour Superbe brake levers I bought in 1981.
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Amazing. I've seen your work via the Retrogrouch blog. Those stems... *drool*
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Old 07-20-18, 09:49 AM
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Otis' work is beautiful, but I have to agree with Bandera on this one.
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I love the repurposed crank arm bottle openers. I made a few of those with old shifters but the aluminum was too soft and they wore out fast. I have a cracked stronglight arm I have been saving to do something like this with...
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I think it would ultimately be cheaper for me to buy a VO drillium crank....
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