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02-15-19, 08:01 AM
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Posted By rootboy

Thanks. Oddly enough, it looks taller than it may...

Thanks. Oddly enough, it looks taller than it may really be, not sure. It's a 60 cm frame.

What a cool foto you posted above.
02-15-19, 07:59 AM
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Posted By rootboy

He wrote some great songs. His book is good too.

He wrote some great songs. His book is good too.
02-15-19, 07:56 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

It was pretty obvious, and he said so, that he...

It was pretty obvious, and he said so, that he was not happy that Robertson got almost all of the financial benefits
from those songs which Helms claimed they all wrote together. But of course, it...
02-15-19, 07:51 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

True that. Was lucky enough to see them too, back...

True that. Was lucky enough to see them too, back in '69 or so.
I say "them" because I think her band, Big Brother, got sort of short shrift
after she left them to go on her own. Those guys were...
02-13-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By rootboy

There were darned few French bikes that came...

There were darned few French bikes that came stock with full Campy. Here's one, if I may.
Love your Urago.

...
02-13-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By rootboy

I'll measure the one I have...if Jeirvine's offer...

I'll measure the one I have...if Jeirvine's offer falls thru.
02-13-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 927
Posted By rootboy

I wonder if Jim Merz would be interested in...

I wonder if Jim Merz would be interested in tackling millium? I know he is one helluva mill operator-machinist.
But have no idea if he does stuff like this. He is on the left coast, AFAIK.
02-13-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

Dillon? Heh. Auto-correct got ya? I'll put in...

Dillon? Heh. Auto-correct got ya?
I'll put in with you there. Richard Manuel was a fantastic singer. But I liked the tunes with Danko singing too.
02-13-19, 06:22 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

Michael Shrieve Those guys were indeed hot....

Michael Shrieve

Those guys were indeed hot. Saw them live in 1970.
02-12-19, 11:56 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

I'm grateful for living through that era. Thank...

I'm grateful for living through that era.
Thank Bog they didn't have Auto-Tune back then.
It all sounds the same to me nowadays.
Old fahrt talkin'
02-12-19, 11:43 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

Now there was a great voice, eh?

Now there was a great voice, eh?
02-12-19, 11:36 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

HA! HA! Got some strong opinions, Aaron? ...

HA! HA! Got some strong opinions, Aaron? Yeah...that's Ok with me.
02-12-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 927
Posted By rootboy

This aint gonna help at all but, I have both a...

This aint gonna help at all but, I have both a bench top mill, and a rotary table. But I would never attempt something like this.
Especially after seeing the work of guys such as Jon Williams....
02-12-19, 07:54 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

Many incarnations indeed, and they were great. ...

Many incarnations indeed, and they were great. Before the addition Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham...and the Mac morphed into...um...pop music.

Ronstadt was never my thing, as she...
02-09-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By rootboy

What's an I Phone? Is it kinda like a me phone?

What's an I Phone? Is it kinda like a me phone?
02-09-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By rootboy

Beautiful desk n' chair, Golden Boy.

Beautiful desk n' chair, Golden Boy.
02-09-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By rootboy

But who's counting ?:rolleyes:

But who's counting ?:rolleyes:
02-07-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

Now you're talking.

Now you're talking.
02-06-19, 09:16 AM
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Views: 8,000
Posted By rootboy

And it could, or should be mentioned, that the...

And it could, or should be mentioned, that the afore-mentioned song she really nailed, Willin', was written my Lowell George too.
I was never much of a Linda fan back then, but that's not to say...
02-03-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By rootboy

If I was going to try to fix this, as a last...

If I was going to try to fix this, as a last ditch effort, I would place the stripped down parallelogram into a soft jawed vise, and take a brass drift, like maybe a 1/4 or 3/8 inch chunk of round...
02-03-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By rootboy

The bushings set into the aluminum pivot bodies...

The bushings set into the aluminum pivot bodies are made of bronze. The pins may be made of aluminum, but in my minimal experience, it seemed like a slightly different
alloy to me. Maybe aluminum...
02-01-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,052
Posted By rootboy

Now, that's interesting. I wonder how they test...

Now, that's interesting. I wonder how they test their ball bearings at C. King?
01-28-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,213
Posted By rootboy

Really nice looking jobs, Non-Fixie and...

Really nice looking jobs, Non-Fixie and Salamandrine. And I like your leather lacing in the first post. Due Ruote. Looks sharp.
In the early 70's we just wrapped it top down, stuffed the leftover...
01-28-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 523
Posted By rootboy

I went through the same head scratching quest,...

I went through the same head scratching quest, Pars. Who'd a thunk it? Campy using Imperial sized threads? Sure enough.
I have some 5-40 slotted, round head machine screws if you need a set...
01-27-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,969
Posted By rootboy

That guy knew exactly what "attention to detail"...

That guy knew exactly what "attention to detail" meant. Gorgeous bikes.
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