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Let's see if you can guess what this homemade part is for...

Old 11-01-13, 08:27 PM
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Let's see if you can guess what this homemade part is for...

I am not giving you any hints. If I do, some of you will know right away...


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Old 11-01-13, 08:36 PM
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It is used to reshape the ball bearing shield/seal found on some shimano hubs.......
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Old 11-01-13, 08:42 PM
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Crank cotter?
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Hey, I've got one of those! It's a malformed codpiece fixing bolt.
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Old 11-01-13, 09:05 PM
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That is the best-looking homemade battery I've seen!
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Old 11-01-13, 09:18 PM
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Ok. I can safely hint that it is not a tool and so far all of the answers have been... incorrect!
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Some sort of extractor?
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Grenade fuze? I'm thinking something cooked up by a WWII era partisan perhaps.
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Not a tool. It goes on a road bike. A very vintage road bike
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Not a tool. It goes on a road bike. A very vintage road bike
I know! I know! I Know!

The seat.
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Not a tool. It goes on a road bike. A very vintage road bike
My gut tells me something off of a carbide lamp... Improvised burner tip, perhaps?
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Originally Posted by yuyax View Post
Not a tool. It goes on a road bike. A very vintage road bike
Footpeg for coasting.
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Old 11-01-13, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Gasbag View Post
I know! I know! I Know!

The seat.
....warmer
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Old 11-01-13, 10:22 PM
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Seatpost binder.
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Seatpost binder.
Ding Ding!

Now part II... For which bike frame?
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The yellow one!
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The yellow one!
...sort of warm
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Legnano?
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Legnano?
DING DING!

Yes! I had a Legnano frame that came with this home made seat binder bolt. Didn't use the bolt because it had a Campy seatpost that was filed (jammed is a better word) to fit the frame.

I replaced the Legnano frame when I received my AD Ultima frame from one of those mail order places from the west coast. Maybe Palo Alto or Bikecology? I don't remember... Anyway, I put the frame up in the attic of my off campus house, in Buffalo NY, back in 1983...

Fast forward to 2002... I was in Buffalo and I happened to find the phone number of this house, thanks to the internet, and called the current residents or home owner... Bad news... the woman said the attic was emptied a few years back and.. Click!

At least I tried. It would have been great and a better story if I would have gotten it back
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