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05-17-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben and All, I got side tracked by my...

Ben and All,
I got side tracked by my accountant this morning to send 1K to the IRS over the past year's income. Which bewilders me as my fiscal means have not changed, but I did the deed and...
05-16-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mad Honk

Ok, Getting ready for the wheel build. Tomorrow...

Ok,
Getting ready for the wheel build. Tomorrow is supposed to be rainy so likely a good day to stay in a build them up. Here are the parts, and after another session at UBI for spoke lengths, I...
05-16-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mad Honk

Hi Folks! I am back at this thread...

Hi Folks!
I am back at this thread finally after a bit of a hold up. Wheel building had to take a back seat this past week when Dawn at Pro Kote Indy called to let me know that my 1884 Trek...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,571
Posted By Mad Honk

There have always been those who will write your...

There have always been those who will write your papers for you. I found it out very well in the 70's in college, but the papers were always known by the professors who caught the recurring language...
05-15-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By Mad Honk

Mick, I am in central Indiana so call at a...

Mick,
I am in central Indiana so call at a convenient time for you. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
05-13-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 514
Posted By Mad Honk

Lookie here now Luke! You started this...

Lookie here now Luke!
You started this mess with an ask for fantasy's. I'm sure you would be happy with grandkids having a happy life, and some money. But the ask for the other fantasy's ...
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Mad Honk

I sold one last year for $400. I would think...

I sold one last year for $400. I would think that is the range for this year and model. Smiles, MH
05-13-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 671,327
Posted By Mad Honk

Today was another good one from the Postal...

Today was another good one from the Postal Service for me. It is the delivery of spokes to build wheels for my Paramount build. Smiles, MH...
05-13-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By Mad Honk

MickStanVR, I think you have some of the...

MickStanVR,
I think you have some of the early hubs from Campy that were designed just for BMX. I was working in the industry back in the late 70's and early 80's and attended a lot of the...
Forum: Foo
05-09-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By Mad Honk

... perhaps Medina Spirit should have a...

... perhaps Medina Spirit should have a discussion with a few cycling professionals about how to purge substances from the blood after training and before testing.
05-07-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Mad Honk

That set of levers is assembled correctly! It...

That set of levers is assembled correctly! It is a second generation Gran Sport set. The lever stops were pressed on the clamp and then the steel spacer is pressed on the lever boss holding the...
Forum: Foo
05-07-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16,563
Views: 919,467
Posted By Mad Honk

is celebrating "No Pants Day" by donating all of...

is celebrating "No Pants Day" by donating all of his pants to Goodwill.
05-06-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mad Honk

Finally getting back to this build. The spring...

Finally getting back to this build. The spring rush for golf kept me away for a while doing the work that pays the bills. But I have made a decision about the wheels. I found a pair of non damaged...
05-05-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By Mad Honk

Gugie, I read it the same way and I have no...

Gugie,
I read it the same way and I have no interest in dating a Brook by any last name. I'm just glad I was not the only one who got a giggle out of the title. Smiles, MH
05-05-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

Southpaw, Glad you found some treasures in...

Southpaw,
Glad you found some treasures in the BOC! I'm asking for volunteers to step up and join the game. Smiles, MH
05-04-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Mad Honk

RAGS, I have plenty here PM me. Smiles, MH

RAGS,
I have plenty here PM me. Smiles, MH
05-04-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Mad Honk

M, Call me, smiles, MH

M,
Call me, smiles, MH
05-04-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By Mad Honk

So.... I am not making any bike soup, but now...

So.... I am not making any bike soup, but now that the bigger picture shows up we can see that the decals have been clear coated. None of those shots occurred during the discussion. Interesting...
Forum: Foo
05-02-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,185
Posted By Mad Honk

My choices are : jseis ...

My choices are : jseis
machka
majmt smiles, MH
05-02-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 421
Posted By Mad Honk

bikemig, I suspect the problem might have...

bikemig,
I suspect the problem might have been an incorrect cable tension on the installed caliper. I just picked out a caliper that had been re-furbished. I use a straight pull spoke to...
05-01-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 421
Posted By Mad Honk

bikemig, From the pictures posted...

bikemig,
From the pictures posted everything looks correct. Perhaps there is something going on on the other side of the brake caliper. I would also wonder whether the cable clamp was holding...
05-01-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 421
Posted By Mad Honk

bikemig, When I do an overhaul on a bike...

bikemig,
When I do an overhaul on a bike the calipers are taken completely apart and then cleaned and reassembled with a light grease on all of the moving parts. During disassembly I drop all...
04-30-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 61,652
Views: 9,310,857
Posted By Mad Honk

Skip, I sold mine in '83 for $400. I must...

Skip,
I sold mine in '83 for $400. I must have had a swiss cheese head back then... smiles, MH
04-30-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By Mad Honk

I suspect I am not the best detective but did the...

I suspect I am not the best detective but did the decal set for the real thing ever have the registered trademark on the down tube? I thought that was not on the original decal set. JMHO, MH
04-30-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

ascherer, Good job on making the box look like...

ascherer,
Good job on making the box look like King Tut's sarcophagus again I trust it will travel well. You do understand that there is still a curse on the recipients of the Box O' Crap and that...
04-28-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,957
Views: 366,623
Posted By Mad Honk

unworthy, The bearings are standard sized...

unworthy,
The bearings are standard sized and can be purchased in single items. They just pop into and out of the retainer. Look for a single ball the same size and pop it back into place and...
04-26-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm with cyccommute on this one. At what point...

I'm with cyccommute on this one. At what point do you put a clear coat on top of chrome? My understanding of chrome is that it is a series of layers ending up with a nickel and then the chrome...
04-26-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

Currently the BOC is in the hands of ascherer,...

Currently the BOC is in the hands of ascherer, and next up is southpawboston, after that jPritchard10, adding in jdawginsc, new addition is mcgregorj, adding mountaindave to the list.

Crapsters...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,753
Posted By Mad Honk

Well morri, It is certainly is a restomod...

Well morri,
It is certainly is a restomod from the tri look that it had when it showed up here. I kinda figured it to be in good shape and a good build and ride. The bad pics I take made it...
04-25-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By Mad Honk

Get a wire brush bit for your drill and clean the...

Get a wire brush bit for your drill and clean the threads and seat area with it. Your build should go fine with just that bit of cleaning. Smiles, MH
04-25-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Mad Honk

My advise is to remove the balls and replace then...

My advise is to remove the balls and replace then after filing down the defective edges in the cages. My normal procedure for cleaning caged bearings is to remove and replace the balls with new...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,753
Posted By Mad Honk

So I keep patiently waiting for our "little...

So I keep patiently waiting for our "little Queenie" to re-emerge from isolation. I suspected it would be a nice rebuild without a lot of bumps and bruises. Any progress? Smiles, MH
04-24-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By Mad Honk

Wes, Your darned dilemma must look like...

Wes,
Your darned dilemma must look like Hondo's helmet. The dent in the top tube is a minor defect of character that most bikes will get in a working lifetime. As for re-chroming the fork get...
04-23-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 61,652
Views: 9,310,857
Posted By Mad Honk

Wes, Buying from me is not that costly! But we...

Wes,
Buying from me is not that costly! But we still have yet to see the bike in operation. Yer killing me with the suspense, Smiles, MH
04-23-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

j-dawg, Am I to assume you are in after...

j-dawg,
Am I to assume you are in after southpawboston? Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
04-22-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 700
Posted By Mad Honk

So I think you need to contact E-bay and remember...

So I think you need to contact E-bay and remember that Pay Pal is now not tied to E-Bay. My Paypal was hacked and it was for close to $60K from Russian hackers and it led me to close all of my...
04-22-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Mad Honk

Just like Andy says certification does help a...

Just like Andy says certification does help a bit, but you must have a dedication and enthusiasm for the work. I have certifications in another discipline, and for me it was a nine year journey. ...
04-22-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,736
Posted By Mad Honk

Bill K, If those are Camel patches, Andy...

Bill K,
If those are Camel patches, Andy doesn't have the right self vulcanizing cement for them. I would guess the Monkey Grip patches, but they also require vulcanizing tube cement.
John,
...
04-22-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

Tom, As I have stated before in this...

Tom,
As I have stated before in this thread, I don't want to be the Crapmaster but I am willing to try and keep the list organized and members contacted in a sequence that follow the rules set...
04-21-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,962
Posted By Mad Honk

Andy, I have a set of Campy hubs with the...

Andy,
I have a set of Campy hubs with the rear wheel built as half and half of 3X and radial spokes. No problems so far, and they are built on Matrix clinchers. I see no problems with them...
04-21-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

southpawboston appears to have been away for a...

southpawboston appears to have been away for a few weeks and was not able to respond. So He will move to a position after ascherer. Standing in Crapmaster for chromoly while he is MIA , MH
04-20-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,723
Posted By Mad Honk

Oldscool, The picture would be better...

Oldscool,
The picture would be better with a red Trek in it! But you do resemble the avatar in a strange way. Smiles, MH
Forum: Foo
04-20-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Mad Honk

Hondo, Where in hades is Bike Forum Egypt? ...

Hondo,
Where in hades is Bike Forum Egypt? Har! MH
04-20-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

After a long four months of covid isolation from...

After a long four months of covid isolation from the BF members, the exalted "Box O' Crap" has been declared safe for contact with BF members and is now once again in the U S Postal Service's hands...
04-19-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Mad Honk

Kekec, I have some non-split 10 tooth...

Kekec,
I have some non-split 10 tooth pulleys here if you want to go down that rabbit hole. PM me if needed or wanted, Smiles, MH
04-19-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Mad Honk

Doug, I use buffing wheels on parts that I...

Doug,
I use buffing wheels on parts that I can hold under or around the wheel and different polishing compounds. In the classes I attended for golf clubhead grinding we used a handful of...
04-18-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, I would be ghosting you as well since...

Kurt,
I would be ghosting you as well since I can't fit it in here. The War Department would go ballistic on me for bringing in another bike. I sure hope you find a a good home for it. ...
Forum: Foo
04-17-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9,523
Views: 1,171,207
Posted By Mad Honk

Higgs, That is just Hondo's workout room...

Higgs,
That is just Hondo's workout room being used as a stepping stone to the Ninja challenge! Smiles, MH
04-17-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Mad Honk

Prowler, Good on you for the polishing with...

Prowler,
Good on you for the polishing with the 500 grit. i use a rubber bit that is infused with small diamond particles to do the polishing with my Dremel tool. I buy them for a hardware...
04-17-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 19,675
Posted By Mad Honk

Today is day five with no response from either...

Today is day five with no response from either guy1138 or southpawboston, So in an effort to move the BOC along it will be offered to Ascherer. For anyone wishing to be in line for the BOC now is...
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