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What do i look for?

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What do i look for?

I've never purchased a used frame before from someone i don't know. I found a decently priced road bike frame, it only comes with the fork and a bottom bracket. (i am not worried about if the headset is in good condition or not because i have one that i can replace it with, if needed)

What should i look for/make sure it isn't a messed up frame when i go to look at it?

I am going to look to make sure the dropouts are straight and not bent, any other things to look for?
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