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Campy High-Flange Hub Drillium Sillium

Old 12-22-20, 11:20 AM
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Campy High-Flange Hub Drillium Sillium

These were gifted to me more than 10yrs ago. I always keep them in a "safe" place, and like a squirrel and their acorns, I always forget where the latest "safe" place is. I can't remember where they went, find them when I'm looking for something else, then move the "safe" place to somewhere I'm sure, this time, I won't forget. Lather, rinse and repeat.

So they turned up again yesterday, and I figured I oughta get some photos before they disappear back into the "safe" ether.

Gifted by someone they were gifted to, don't know where that recipient got it, so we're very far downstream now from who might have done this. I'm pretty sure they weren't drilled to build and ride. If there were any unoccupied horizontal space on my desk, they'd make the perfect actual-desktop paperweight/toy. No free horizontal space exists, however, so the search is on for the next safe place.







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Old 12-22-20, 11:23 AM
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FWIW, wall art, in shop, not dining room. Drilled holes are not evenly spaced, I would not use them on a bike.
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Old 12-22-20, 11:29 AM
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Hang them outside like wind chimes; betcha they would whistle in the key of G.
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Old 12-22-20, 11:38 AM
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Too light to be paperweights!
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Old 12-22-20, 11:46 AM
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Some men should not own a drill motor and drill index.
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Old 12-22-20, 11:50 AM
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Looks cool as heck!
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Old 12-22-20, 03:37 PM
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I'm surprised they don't have the extra holes like these.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vtg-PARAMOU...EAAOSwtQxeFNeF
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Old 12-22-20, 04:03 PM
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I love them. Keep them safe, @pcb!
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@pcb - you pull out the most curiously interesting things at times. And your frame sizes aren't far off mine.

Happy Safe Place(s)!
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Old 12-22-20, 04:18 PM
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Use 'em on that long-planned Swiss cheese build.
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Old 12-22-20, 04:40 PM
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Like someone who would otherwise be incredibly attractive save for the tattoo/piercing body mutilation.
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Old 12-22-20, 05:16 PM
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They're touring hubs for the tourer who missed Noah's Ark. Super drainage for riding through The Great Flood and drilled to facilitate those super strong (and rare) 42 hole rims. Amazingly well preserved for 6000 years! (And the secret's out. Campy has been around a while.)
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Old 12-22-20, 06:21 PM
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The drilling reminds me of Amelio Riva's style.
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Old 12-22-20, 07:10 PM
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Very cool....At speed, no one will notice the slight off spacing and I bet that they would make an interesting whistle.
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Old 12-22-20, 07:25 PM
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Those holes between the webbing are where cracks happen. That is just begging for trouble.
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Old 12-22-20, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
Like someone who would otherwise be incredibly attractive save for the tattoo/piercing body mutilation.
Freehand drillium is like an amatuer tattoo, it seemed like a good idea at the time!

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