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Old 04-01-09, 08:54 AM
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Questions about chrome

I just got this and want to make a SS/FG out of it.



What is the best way to remove all the braze ons, cable guides, etc without really hurting the chrome?
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 04-01-09, 09:04 AM
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Gee, I didn't realize some mods are also trolls....



P.S. I don't think Kurt will be pleased that you swiped his bike.
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Damn it! I've been punk'd! I just got up and didn't realize what day it is.
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You could just sell it to me and save yourself the trouble...
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+1 Stan. jsharr get on back to foo...
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You don't remove the braze ons. Sell the bike and buy a Chrome Bianchi Pista or one of the new bikes direct frames if they still have them.

It would be a state by state crime if you mutilated that frame. Here in liberal California the punishment would be a slap on the wrist but in the state of Texas you could get the chair.
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Sorry Guys! I knew when I did a google search for a chrome paramount, that whatever image I found would belong to someone on here! Happy April Fools Day!
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You don't remove the braze ons. Sell the bike and buy a Chrome Bianchi Pista or one of the new bikes direct frames if they still have them.

It would be a state by state crime if you mutilated that frame. Here in liberal California the punishment would be a slap on the wrist but in the state of Texas you could get the barstool.
Texicaned it for you!
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post

What is the best way to remove all the braze ons, cable guides, etc without really hurting the chrome?
Plasma cutter. Or, if your buget is tight, may I suggest this and a steady hand :

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Plasma cutter. Or, if your buget is tight, may I suggest this and a steady hand :


+1 or a pneumatic chisel.
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What is the best way to remove all the braze ons, cable guides, etc without really hurting the chrome?

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What is the best way to remove all the braze ons, cable guides, etc without really hurting the chrome?

Or this would really do the job nicely....with the proper accessories...
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crush it and buy Carbon Fiber or you are not cool.
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LOL!!! Nice one Banjo!
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Thank you. I would like to clarify (although it'll likely kill the joke) that I did post this as a tool and didn't mean it threateningly, although looking back on it I could see that interpretation, so I'm disclaiming.

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Thank you. I would like to clarify (although it'll likely kill the joke) that I did post this as a tool and didn't mean it threateningly, although looking back on it I could see that interpretation, so I'm disclaiming.

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No worries, I sit on the other side of my monitor, so it was never pointed at me. BTW, this is my tool of choice so far, but I need input on what loads to use for cable guides, deraileur hanger, shifter bosses, etc.
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Cable guides - 9mm
Derailleur hanger - 44 magnum
Shifter bosses - .270 win at a distance of 200 yards.

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I prefer a 22 long for the more delicate cable guides.

and I just use a dremel with a cut off tool. remember to wear eye protectlon
when doing this.

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