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Forum: Framebuilders
05-18-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By 8aaron8

Indeed, I like to also use clamps to hold down...

Indeed, I like to also use clamps to hold down the tangs while I do the prying.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-06-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,480
Posted By 8aaron8

Can I ask where this bike came from (state wise)?...

Can I ask where this bike came from (state wise)? I had someone bring me this exact frame with similar damage asking how much it would cost to replace the tubes and repaint. If memory serves the...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-17-18, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By 8aaron8

Nicola Cycles

Nicola Cycles
Forum: Framebuilders
11-25-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,569
Posted By 8aaron8

Metallic silver would be my choice.

Metallic silver would be my choice.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-25-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,569
Posted By 8aaron8

If you have one of those fluid writer pens...

If you have one of those fluid writer pens (kemper) and a steady hand you can sharpen up those edges. Looks like you laid a nice coat of clear down in those photos!
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,569
Posted By 8aaron8

Nice tape job. I find the 3m auto paint to be...

Nice tape job. I find the 3m auto paint to be the best, it cuts relatively easy with a sharp blade and comes in many widths for doing contours. Assuming your first color had enough time to flash it...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-18-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,152
Posted By 8aaron8

If at all possible see if the paint store will...

If at all possible see if the paint store will sell you the color coat in 1/2 pints. That's usually the smallest amount I have ever been able to purchase. That will be more than enough for one...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-10-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By 8aaron8

If you are using non stainless steel then brass...

If you are using non stainless steel then brass is the way to go for sure. If the caps or stays are stainless you can also use a lower percentage silver rod such as 35% or 45% because the melting...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-22-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,808
Posted By 8aaron8

Nice job, it's always satisfying completing a...

Nice job, it's always satisfying completing a bike, I imagine doing it x3 is that much better!
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-18, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,823
Posted By 8aaron8

I use Alex Meade's free standing fixture. I...

I use Alex Meade's free standing fixture. I create the design in bikecad then draw it full size on drafting paper. He makes really nice tooling, I highly suggest taking a look at his stuff. The...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-20-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 281,722
Posted By 8aaron8

Still looks great, with what sounds like a lot of...

Still looks great, with what sounds like a lot of time out on the road.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-04-18, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,484
Posted By 8aaron8

I'm having a real bad case of tool envy here

I'm having a real bad case of tool envy here
Forum: Framebuilders
07-10-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By 8aaron8

This will be fun to watch come together

This will be fun to watch come together
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,806
Posted By 8aaron8

Gilco is profiled, fluted on the outside. You...

Gilco is profiled, fluted on the outside. You would know it immediately.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-17, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,634
Posted By 8aaron8

He was in California until a few years ago, now...

He was in California until a few years ago, now he is in Florida. He is known mostly for his refinish work, i.e. repaints. He does great work at a very reasonable cost and usually responds to...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-12-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 224,802
Posted By 8aaron8

My version of the modern classic, soon to be...

My version of the modern classic, soon to be hanging a full DA 9000 group
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2933/32538198344_be20ae971a_b.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-19-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,422
Posted By 8aaron8

Andy Newlands of Strawberry Cycles posted some...

Andy Newlands of Strawberry Cycles posted some information on his sight regarding 921 and silver brazing. I talked to a Reynolds rep. at NAHBS in Sacramento, CA earlier this year and he told me that...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-06-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,343
Posted By 8aaron8

My thoughts exactly, $700 is essentially the...

My thoughts exactly, $700 is essentially the framebuilder building for free on his behalf. Stock tubesets do a fine enough job that many people wouldn't know the difference in ride characteristics...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-26-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,559
Posted By 8aaron8

In addition to the above comments, I'm thinking...

In addition to the above comments, I'm thinking about the fit. With the seat tube moved up so far you are bringing your entire body forward of the cranks, which will greatly increase the weight over...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-14-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,447
Posted By 8aaron8

I should clarify that I don't have a lathe and...

I should clarify that I don't have a lathe and often don't have access to one, so usually I use my dynafile to bring the tubes O.D. down to size. That seems to work much faster than a file and I can...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-13-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,447
Posted By 8aaron8

The general rule of thumb is to use 1/8" size up...

The general rule of thumb is to use 1/8" size up with a .058 wall thickness from the tube you're trying to sleeve. For example if you are making a seat lug with a 28.6 seat and top tube you need to...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-02-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,732
Posted By 8aaron8

+1 on the above. Stiffness in a frame is a...

+1 on the above. Stiffness in a frame is a personal decision for everyone. A rider's weight and power are a few considerations to look at when building a frame. In my case, at 130lbs on a good...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-01-16, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,732
Posted By 8aaron8

The tubes themselves play a big part. Larger...

The tubes themselves play a big part. Larger diameter tubes are going to produce a more stiff frame. Round rather than oval chainstays, short chainstays, larger diameter seat stays, oversized...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-24-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,313
Posted By 8aaron8

Yeah I'm sure your right, maybe they can throw a...

Yeah I'm sure your right, maybe they can throw a discount set my way ;)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-24-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,313
Posted By 8aaron8

Especially considering that the tubeset is...

Especially considering that the tubeset is roughly $600 on its own.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-16, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By 8aaron8

To jump on what Doug said, my guess (only based...

To jump on what Doug said, my guess (only based on the fastback stays) would be Bernie Mikkelsen out of Alameda CA.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-16, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By 8aaron8

I will be there on Friday at least

I will be there on Friday at least
Forum: Framebuilders
12-06-15, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,500
Posted By 8aaron8

I will second that $10,000 is a conservative...

I will second that $10,000 is a conservative estimate.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-15-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,144
Posted By 8aaron8

I have enjoyed watching this unravel on Flickr

I have enjoyed watching this unravel on Flickr
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 224,802
Posted By 8aaron8

482011

482011
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,840
Posted By 8aaron8

First I would check to see what the true angle of...

First I would check to see what the true angle of the lug is, often what is posted is not 100% accurate. It is quite doable to alter the dimension of a lug 1* or so, but I would not braze it first...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-09-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,016
Posted By 8aaron8

What are you looking to get for the steel...

What are you looking to get for the steel dropouts?
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,377
Posted By 8aaron8

You don't need insurance to buy from Sachs. I...

You don't need insurance to buy from Sachs. I really like the casting on his lugs, they need a lot of cleaning to get them to fit, at least in my experience, but it keeps the gaps minimal. Often...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-05-14, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By 8aaron8

Pacenti/bikelugs.com or henry james

Pacenti/bikelugs.com or henry james
10-03-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,933
Posted By 8aaron8

Thank you for the compliments, look forward to...

Thank you for the compliments, look forward to your questions
10-02-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,933
Posted By 8aaron8

I don't have pm privileges on here though,...

I don't have pm privileges on here though, 8aaronmccambridge8 at gmail if anyone wants to talk bikes! Thanks again Virgil for the thread!
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,414
Posted By 8aaron8

I can't pm on here yet but I have interest in the...

I can't pm on here yet but I have interest in the fork jig and alignment system, and possibly the lugs if the above poster isn't. I am close to the bay area as well. You can email me at...
10-02-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,933
Posted By 8aaron8

I'm on this forum too! Just not often, I'm...

I'm on this forum too! Just not often, I'm eagerly awaiting the final product!!!
Forum: Framebuilders
01-12-14, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By 8aaron8

Hi I am interested in these, let me know if they...

Hi I am interested in these, let me know if they are spoken for, thanks
Forum: Framebuilders
01-01-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,887
Posted By 8aaron8

I assume your okay with a little toe overlap, I...

I assume your okay with a little toe overlap, I would need to draw it up to get a real idea, but that sounds fine. I built one recently that was almost identical with exception of 1/2 a degree off...
01-01-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 66,740
Posted By 8aaron8

favorite to ride 357575 favorite to look at ...

favorite to ride
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favorite to look at
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Forum: Framebuilders
01-01-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 224,802
Posted By 8aaron8

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Forum: Framebuilders
01-01-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,887
Posted By 8aaron8

I'm curious what dimensions this frame will have....

I'm curious what dimensions this frame will have. I have built a number of small 700c frames that needed very little dt/st adjustments, not unless the angles are really steep like unterhausen...
Forum: For Sale
12-31-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 117,485
Posted By 8aaron8

I have a few cinelli quill stems in 85 and 90mm...

I have a few cinelli quill stems in 85 and 90mm as well as a nitto technomic in 90, looking for similar quills in 100-110
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