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03-14-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,114
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Time for another yearly BUMP. J T

Time for another yearly BUMP.


J T
03-12-17, 02:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,114
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Time for the yearly bump to keep this thread...

Time for the yearly bump to keep this thread active.


J T
07-07-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,723
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"The other substance he was fond of was coffee. ...

"The other substance he was fond of was coffee. Kept a small espresso maker in his home studio."
juvela.


Also while on every tour.


(I too, don't think the pic is of Frank.)
05-17-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,232
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

" I grease my threads with green waterproof...

" I grease my threads with green waterproof grease and Vaseline. Torque bolts properly & call it a day."
ramzilla.

Torque Values only apply to clean, dry threads; any form of anti-friction device...
05-01-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,924
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Remove one and re-tape with white; if You like...

Remove one and re-tape with white; if You like it, You know what to do; if not, buy another black tape package.

Regards.
J T
04-06-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,576
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

If it's sewing machine motor, the bearing would...

If it's sewing machine motor, the bearing would be plain, not anti-friction; what does the manufacturer recommend?

Regards,
J T
04-06-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,576
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

" This doesn't happen with modern greases." ...

" This doesn't happen with modern greases."
Mickey2.

Either you are expecting too much, or are using the wrong NLG grading; also see ASTM.


Regards,
J T
04-05-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,635
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"And the Op has left the building." Slash5. ...

"And the Op has left the building."
Slash5.

I don't know if he has left the building or not, but after I went to one of my Kennedy Boxes and looked at my spares,

it was discovered that instead...
04-04-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,635
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

There are better pics about ths feature within...

There are better pics about ths feature within this area:

http://www.bikeforums.net/south-america-latin-america-caribbean/369634-ambrosi-bicycle-thread.html

Pics No 5; 8; 9; 10.

(Note that...
04-04-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,635
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

" the cable housing fits right into the tube at...

" the cable housing fits right into the tube at the top "
Bianchigirll.

The OP is wanting "the tube at the top".

BTW, the "tube" is an aluminium, machined part, it being threaded into the, and...
03-15-16, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,114
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Shall we try at Pizza Pizza: 7:00 PM...

Shall we try at Pizza Pizza:

7:00 PM thereabout?
..............................................................

Waited from 6:45 until 7: 40

?

Regards,
03-14-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,114
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Greetings! You may contact me by this...

Greetings!

You may contact me by this Forum's Private email.

Regards,
J T
03-10-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,434
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Just an old fart with his Pall Malls" clubman....

"Just an old fart with his Pall Malls"
clubman.

Actually, I smoked Camel (plain) since the mid 60's and was quite perturbed when
The Government of Canada banned their sale here, (2005) I now...
03-09-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,434
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Why were Adam and Eve the physically oddest...

Why were Adam and Eve the physically oddest couple ever?

Regards,
J T
03-08-16, 07:48 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,434
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"modelmartin ...

"modelmartin http://www.bikeforums.net/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1051700-questions-no-known-answer-post18592922.html#post18592922) Why is...
03-01-16, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,585
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

As with anything else, labour costs money and...

As with anything else, labour costs money and then, there is the Capital Cost of the plant, not to mention

the PITA cost of the Chemical and it's Eco Fees. Everything depends on the Plater; some...
03-01-16, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,585
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"My understanding was copper, then nickel, a...

"My understanding was copper, then nickel, a quick polish, then chrome and a final polish."

Allow me to correct the above:

Any and all copper plating must be buffed; the chrome plating is never...
10-17-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Wow, great link! That's more condensed info on...

"Wow, great link! That's more condensed info on chrome than I would have thought possible."

Thank you poprad

Kind regards.
J T


Now, let's get down to brass tacks:
10-17-15, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Still trying to win this old argument, J.T. ? ...

"Still trying to win this old argument, J.T. ? ;)
OK. I'll concede. You're right.
HEY YOU NEOPHYTES! Use NO abrasives on your chrome plating!!!!"

You still don't Get It:

"Not being...
10-16-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

About chrome

I came upon this metal finishing site earlier tonight:

Chrome Plating: Introduction & FAQs (http://www.finishing.com/faqs/chrome.html)

the above being included and may give pause to the...
10-02-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Extreme headwinds. (The first time I saw...

Extreme headwinds.

(The first time I saw them was on an ICS branded bike, Corsa Record equipped.)


Regards,
J T
09-19-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,052
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

" and this time the drive-side arm snaps off in...

" and this time the drive-side arm snaps off in just about the same place."
nlerner

I don't understand that he didn't understand; what ever happened to "Once bitten, twice shy"?

LOL

...
09-10-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

According to Jay Leno . . . Spray-On Chrome...

According to Jay Leno . . .

Spray-On Chrome - Jay Leno?s Garage | Tune.pk (http://tune.pk/video/3269993/spray-on-chrome-jay-leno-garage)

Bear in mind, that the parent metal is being covered by...
08-21-15, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,041
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Something about not being able to polish the...

"Something about not being able to polish the area as well as the rest of the frame with the machinery they had.
Jeff Wills.

Generally, the BB area gets less attention due to the cost of...
07-30-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,695
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"I'm uncertain is this is the correct value and...

"I'm uncertain is this is the correct value and if the crank taper should be cleaned and lubed or just cleaned, without any lube."
BarrettSCV

Clean and Dry, otherwise the idea of the taper is...
07-28-15, 02:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,643
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Fastener (bolt) tension and galling are the...

Fastener (bolt) tension and galling are the bugaboo of all threaded assembly and with aluminium even more-so. May I suggest that while using a S/S anti-seize

on the threaded area, the use of...
07-18-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Could you be more specific, J.T. ?" rootboy ...

"Could you be more specific, J.T. ?"
rootboy

Most definitely.

Do take note that there are no punctuation points, aka periods, after each capitalised letter; there being however, a space...
07-18-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"No, but they do cut it now and then. " ...

"No, but they do cut it now and then. "
OldsCOOL.

Never forget the mustard!
(KEEN'S Mustard.)


Regards,
J T
07-18-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Reference R-R brake fluid; he should be alright...

"Reference R-R brake fluid; he should be alright if he used GIRLING brake fluid."
keidal.

"The mechanic has just topped-up your Rolls-Royce's brake cylinder; if he didn't use Gerling Brake Fluid...
07-18-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Campagnolo makes cheese? " rootboy. "Let...

"Campagnolo makes cheese? "
rootboy.

"Let me try this again with a small addition:
He forgot the Campy Corkscrew and cheese to go with his wine. [whine]"

Let me try this again with ANOTHER...
07-17-15, 10:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Let me try this again with a small addition: ...

Let me try this again with a small addition:

He forgot the Campy Corkscrew and cheese to go with his wine. [whine]


Regards,
J T
07-17-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Where can the problem be?" Citoyen du Monde. ...

"Where can the problem be?"
Citoyen du Monde.

He forgot the Campy Corkscrew and cheese.


Regards,
J T
07-17-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,965
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Because an Allen (hex-head) bolt is harder than a...

Because an Allen (hex-head) bolt is harder than a grade 5, I would first use an abrasive point to round-out the internal flats.

Not following the above and while especially using a 135 degree...
07-17-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Shouldn't it go without saying: Those Mechanics...

Shouldn't it go without saying: Those Mechanics who know what they are required to do have the Correct Tools,

whereas those "mechanics" who do not know what they are about to perform use "other...
07-09-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,406
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

May I suggest that anything Corsa Record (C -...

May I suggest that anything Corsa Record (C - Record) will always follow '80s/'90s high end marques.


Regards,
J T
06-11-15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,028
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Let's not fool around here as to what people are...

Let's not fool around here as to what people are really thinking:

If you don't own a Lenovo Thinkpad with an SSD and a Halliburton case with which to carry it,
you just aren't "getting it".
...
06-08-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,114
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Time for The Annual BUMP! Regards, J T

Time for The Annual BUMP!

Regards,
J T
05-27-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,701
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

As to polishing it off, use a horsehair brush,...

As to polishing it off, use a horsehair brush, (same as for shoes and color) after which, an old pair of nylon? socks or

the Rolling-pin's (better half's) panty-hose. The brush, as aside from...
04-09-15, 08:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,573
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Anyone else notice this? his bike has a light,...

"Anyone else notice this? his bike has a light, and then it doesn't."
Egadgetguy.

I never even noticed the light, as the Homburg hat kept my thoughts!

BTW, and this should be within the Canada...
03-10-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,742
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"But if you are polishing out pits in rusted...

"But if you are polishing out pits in rusted stuff you are going to loose detail and no way around it. If you don't, it will look terrible and you will wonder what you spent the money on."...
02-28-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,576
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

It's really very simple, as the dollop of what...

It's really very simple, as the dollop of what you see, is, in fact, the container for the oil held within and delivered to the bearing as required; there being

differing grades for both. The...
02-25-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,472
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

An SSD, aka Solid State Drive is also your...

An SSD, aka Solid State Drive is also your friend.


Regards,
J T
01-27-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,485
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"I think it's a little odd, to have the...

"I think it's a little odd, to have the derailleur cable routed through the chain stay, "
rhm.

Not really.
LOL
...
01-21-15, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,412
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Tried both; got rid of both. Aside from the...

Tried both; got rid of both. Aside from the comments above, they were also too heavy.

(After all, how else could I reduce the bike's weight after even having installed a Campy freewheel
on a...
01-03-15, 03:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,919
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"Shiny like a new penny." Dan Burkhart. ...

"Shiny like a new penny."
Dan Burkhart.

MANY new pennies!


Regards,
J T

Happy New Year!
12-24-14, 10:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,566
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

There are certainly some sane posts in the above,...

There are certainly some sane posts in the above, but as is said, There are Other Matters, as well. lol

I haven't read within this forum at any time, the possibility of after a part has been OEM...
12-20-14, 03:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,566
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

I am rather reluctant to chime-in here, but here...

I am rather reluctant to chime-in here, but here goes anyway:

There is chrome, Chrome, CHROME, and REAL CHROME. Actually, the chrome plate that we most all love and cherish is The Icing on The...
12-20-14, 01:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,723
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

"JS can you tell us the name of the shop? ...

"JS can you tell us the name of the shop? Thanks. Brad "

Message sent.


Regards,
J T
12-20-14, 01:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,019
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

He gave the Record Corsa a dig, but what must be...

He gave the Record Corsa a dig, but what must be remembered is that Roche did actually use them. (along with others)

Didn't notice as to what generation were the brakes, but the rear mechanical...
12-16-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By J T CUNNINGHAM

Vinegar? Regular: 5% Pickling: 7.5% ...

Vinegar?

Regular: 5%
Pickling: 7.5%
Cleaning: 10%.

Regards,
J T
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