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My truing stand

Old 07-09-07, 08:19 PM
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My truing stand

I've been meaning to post this:



I bought it off a widow who's husband made it, it's old and heavy but it works pretty well. Kind of cool, huh?
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Old 07-09-07, 08:27 PM
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Very cool, looks like it would work well too. Nice score. I never find bike tools, and only rarely bikes worth fixing. Can I interest you in a 1960's Louison Bobet Tourer?
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I like it!
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Old 07-09-07, 09:12 PM
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way cool.Heavy metal.
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Looks like he knew what he wanted. I like old stuff like that. I doubt in 30 years anyone will ever find any of my homemeade tools and want to keep them!

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Old 07-10-07, 08:25 AM
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That stand doesn't look like it will ever have an alignment issue. Beefy.
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Man, that sucker is built! Nice.
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Yeah, I don't really know what I'm doing so I can't say if it works as a proper truing stand should, but it does work to hold a wheel and line up some little guides so... I suppose it works just fine.

It weighs like 30 lbs and cost me... 7 bucks I think? Or was it $12? I also got 3 wheels laced to tipo hubs for $7 each.
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Brilliant!, I looks awesome. Better than my flimsy asama.
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That's how I'd have made it myself.
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