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08-04-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 308
Posted By Mr. 66

I would not go 8 speed freewheel, those had a...

I would not go 8 speed freewheel, those had a tendency to break axels at a greater rate than the lesser cog freewheel hubs, due to the dishing required.
07-28-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

After a little bit of drama I've been able to...

After a little bit of drama I've been able to make progress. The drama? In cleaning the threads of the dropouts I had an adjuster snap in the dropout. I started to act like I was building something...
07-28-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19,358
Views: 3,163,408
Posted By Mr. 66

I may take a look at this one, it would be a...

I may take a look at this one, it would be a French fit for me.
07-25-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Mr. 66

I've done a few restos of the sides like yours,...

I've done a few restos of the sides like yours, and a couple of reupholstered. Here one that I put new leather on. I used a rubber cement adhesive.
...
07-22-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 297,578
Posted By Mr. 66

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A Nashbar triple triangle gets an up grade. The original 27" wheels had mismatch...
07-13-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

The red worked good, I think the yellow on globe...

The red worked good, I think the yellow on globe needs more.

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07-12-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

Since I had the paint out. ...

Since I had the paint out.
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07-12-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13,982
Views: 2,996,286
Posted By Mr. 66

Finally some stuff from the 2nd hand store a...

Finally some stuff from the 2nd hand store a Cannondale, Prologue, and a big Novara....
07-10-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,092
Posted By Mr. 66

Let me check the Olmo, it's a 60cm seat. It's...

Let me check the Olmo, it's a 60cm seat. It's pretty short top tube, and I've been think of releasing it from my grubby paw.
07-08-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 297,578
Posted By Mr. 66

The Pearl got a full cleansing a new saddle...

The Pearl got a full cleansing a new saddle gooseneck and bars.
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07-06-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

Details :) Traditional Campy. I decided to go...

Details :) Traditional Campy. I decided to go with the '76 Super Record rear derailleur it is flat black like my frame details, and it is original styling. Both have been pantograph with the the...
07-06-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13,982
Views: 2,996,286
Posted By Mr. 66

Both look like good projects, my neighbor is on...

Both look like good projects, my neighbor is on the hunt for one like the Rock Hopper. The Trek fits me that would a blast to clean and build. :)
07-05-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 297,578
Posted By Mr. 66

I tried to buy that one did not get a reply, nice...

I tried to buy that one did not get a reply, nice pick.
07-03-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely...

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely difficult to shoot, is extremely beautiful. I'm going to have to investigate that application. It was like shooting glue blobs, I cloud not get a good...
07-02-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

:innocent: Teaser ...

:innocent: Teaser
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07-01-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

Thankyou! I'll check that out. I did make...

Thankyou! I'll check that out.

I did make some progress yesterday the yellow is laid. Red paint coming soon. ...
06-30-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

Not much more for progress, but I did get the...

Not much more for progress, but I did get the yellow paint yesterday so I decided to mask for it. I may paint today, unfortunately I need to set up a new booth and locate my real respirator and get...
06-30-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By Mr. 66

You could use a round edge file to take down the...

You could use a round edge file to take down the thickness, also pry the opening a little, that may do the trick.
06-29-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Mr. 66

They need to replace your frame.

They need to replace your frame.
06-28-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By Mr. 66

Dont be a prick! Why is the head stripped? Were...

Dont be a prick! Why is the head stripped? Were you the one that stripped it? Come on man why be a name caller?
06-25-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By Mr. 66

Try looking to see if you have a local bike coop,...

Try looking to see if you have a local bike coop, those places are golden for bike builders.
06-22-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 727
Posted By Mr. 66

I sold a '78 Grand Jubilee that was not that...

I sold a '78 Grand Jubilee that was not that great before the panic set. It was not as nice as the OP's it sold for $250 was on the market week on, week off, then the second posting it sold.

Had...
06-20-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr. 66

Sometimes I forget I'm a highly trained graphic...

Sometimes I forget I'm a highly trained graphic artist with a lithographic background. The masking above and below is the kind of hand work I used to do everyday.

Reverse masking the details is...
06-18-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By Mr. 66

Cle Elum

That is Cle Elum, Washington.

A little board? Are you. Dang this is freaky cool. Lol
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Views: 1,145
Posted By Mr. 66

You may be able to get the serial number by...

You may be able to get the serial number by placing a clean piece of paper on the area and using the side of a pencil and lightly etch the area.
06-13-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Mr. 66

That was really nice in its day, great base to...

That was really nice in its day, great base to start, I would take pride in getting that back on the road :).

For the rust try rubbing with foil and water or a WD 40 kind of thing. Heck I would...
06-10-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By Mr. 66

I think that will bend back just fine.

I think that will bend back just fine.
06-10-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Mr. 66

Sounds like the wheel needs to be trued, nice...

Sounds like the wheel needs to be trued, nice build!
06-09-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Mr. 66

I have used Satori, Zoom is identical, and Delta...

I have used Satori, Zoom is identical, and Delta steer tube risers here's the Satori installed....
06-06-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 57,413
Views: 8,338,280
Posted By Mr. 66

Dude! Take off the the kick stand.

Dude! Take off the the kick stand.
06-06-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 297,578
Posted By Mr. 66

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05-30-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Mr. 66

No wonder your burgers taste like Old Spice.

No wonder your burgers taste like Old Spice.
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Mr. 66

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I sold the big red for $225, that was my pre panicdemic price. Sold very fast in...
05-30-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Mr. 66

Good news, you paid next to nothing. That's some...

Good news, you paid next to nothing. That's some big front end damage.
05-29-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By Mr. 66

The San Remo that rides great but is a tad small...

The San Remo that rides great but is a tad small I rode that with a tall seatpost at minimum insert. It was a parts buy that had a good cockpit Cinelli stem, Campy brake levers SR Custom England...
05-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 765
Posted By Mr. 66

Here's what I got from "The Yard" at Bikeworks a...

Here's what I got from "The Yard" at Bikeworks a few years back as purchased, when I had it built last it was all Dura Ace mashings....
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Mr. 66

I think that you, if desired, could get more than...

I think that you, if desired, could get more than 3 bills. Nice build.
05-26-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,071
Posted By Mr. 66

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05-23-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 57,413
Views: 8,338,280
Posted By Mr. 66

if that was near me I'd be right over.

if that was near me I'd be right over.
05-23-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 57,413
Views: 8,338,280
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't think I would take anything less than...

I don't think I would take anything less than $350 if I was selling that one. Its clean, great shape, Leather spring saddle. The way bikes are selling I'm surprised it hasn't sold already.
05-18-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By Mr. 66

I have a Mercier that has a similar seatstay...

I have a Mercier that has a similar seatstay issue. I may braze a metal shim on the dropout to remedy the issue.
05-05-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By Mr. 66

I sold this one a few weeks ago. ...

I sold this one a few weeks ago.

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05-03-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By Mr. 66

Nice patina, the decals not bad. I'd keep it as...

Nice patina, the decals not bad. I'd keep it as is.
05-02-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,074
Posted By Mr. 66

Nice I could hang with those colors, how about...

Nice I could hang with those colors, how about that gel saddle? That would be pulled in seconds of ownership.
05-02-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,071
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my, I should have had the RiddleOfSteel sell...

Oh my, I should have had the RiddleOfSteel sell the red Trek.

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lol
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Mr. 66

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I put a lot of effort into mine :)
04-28-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3,418
Views: 297,578
Posted By Mr. 66

Kona Manomano! ...

Kona Manomano!
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04-28-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Mr. 66

You could try a steer tube extender, I use a...

You could try a steer tube extender, I use a Satori on this one.
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04-28-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,122
Posted By Mr. 66

I went for an '84 Basso Gap for a 600/7400 build....

I went for an '84 Basso Gap for a 600/7400 build.
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04-28-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,418
Posted By Mr. 66

I'd go with an "all season" chainsaw oil. The...

I'd go with an "all season" chainsaw oil. The reagular oil gets really slow in the winter.
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