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Old 02-27-24, 09:13 AM
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Merz Mfg. frame build sheets

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I have shared this link on C & V​ in the past, but it was buried in other posts. There was a question about whether I made ​many large size frames on another post. Searching through these build sheets will confirm that there were quite a few. I don't have some of the early frame number build sheets, and there are a few missing numbers elsewhere. If you have time to waste, pursuing these sheets​ will reveal some interesting information. Jim
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Your meticulous records are certainly appreciated, thanks Jim!
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These are so cool to just poke through - and making this amount of info / knowledge publicly available is such a great thing! Ty!
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I counted about 390+ build/order sheets. Nice!

Would it be accurate to say that the total production numbers were somewhere around 400-450 bicycles out there bearing the Merz name?
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Number of Merz frames

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I counted about 390+ build/order sheets. Nice!

Would it be accurate to say that the total production numbers were somewhere around 400-450 bicycles out there bearing the Merz name?
Yes, the total number of Merz frame is in that range. Jim
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So roughly Confente x 3 . . . .
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer
So roughly Confente x 3 . . . .
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For which we are pleased and grateful. I also hope you had less, shall we say, drama in your frame building (and other) endeavors than Mario had.

BTW, I don't know whether to thank you or curse you for posting the build sheets. They good thing is that they are endlessly fascinating (he says enjoying looking at yet another sheet to see how a purchaser wanted his/her frame built and imagining what they planned to use them for). The bad thing is that they are endlessly fascinating (he says looking over at the pile of work he is supposed to be doing).
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer
For which we are pleased and grateful. I also hope you had less, shall we say, drama in your frame building (and other) endeavors than Mario had.

BTW, I don't know whether to thank you or curse you for posting the build sheets. They good thing is that they are endlessly fascinating (he says enjoying looking at yet another sheet to see how a purchaser wanted his/her frame built and imagining what they planned to use them for). The bad thing is that they are endlessly fascinating (he says looking over at the pile of work he is supposed to be doing).
I, too, have been clicking through the endless folder of build sheets. So interesting, especially living in Portland and seeing all the local addresses and even some names that might be familiar!
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