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10-08-17, 08:32 PM
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Posted By khatfull

I should have guessed that on both. Tressostar,...

I should have guessed that on both. Tressostar, easy, Unicanitor...a nice one not so easy. Sigh. :)
10-06-17, 10:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Yet another question... If someone back in...

Yet another question...

If someone back in 1974 wan't enamored with stretched leather saddles, like the Ideale on the Crescent, what would have been popular and period correct back then?
10-03-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,542
Posted By khatfull

Pasela Tourguard...little more $$$ than cheapies...

Pasela Tourguard...little more $$$ than cheapies but oh so worth it.
10-03-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Another question for Crescent owners...anyone...

Another question for Crescent owners...anyone ever get one with the original bar tape on it? Was it cloth or something else?
10-03-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Just dropped the frame/fork off for powder. Woo...

Just dropped the frame/fork off for powder. Woo hoo!
10-03-17, 02:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Ok, so I stayed up way the hell too late and...

Ok, so I stayed up way the hell too late and finished the wheel builds. Ready to go! LOL
10-02-17, 11:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Wheels laced up! And the initial tensioning...

Wheels laced up!

And the initial tensioning by getting all the threads buried in the nipples. They're pretty damned true, front looks to have a bit of a hop, should be easy. As is my typical I...
09-30-17, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By khatfull

Ugh, what I want are the white half hoods from...

Ugh, what I want are the white half hoods from your levers, LOL.

GLWS.
09-29-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

1) Look cool? 2) Maybe "pad" the lever a...

1) Look cool?
2) Maybe "pad" the lever a little? Better grip than just metal?
3) Look cool?
09-29-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

What he said :)

What he said :)
09-26-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Decals arrived from Australia yesterday yay! ...

Decals arrived from Australia yesterday yay! Frame off to powder as soon as I can.

Now that I have rim decals I can get those applied and rebuild the wheels.
09-24-17, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By khatfull

64cm+?

64cm+?
09-24-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,382
Posted By khatfull

I'm surprised that took 13 posts.

I'm surprised that took 13 posts.
09-21-17, 10:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

One of those things all cleaned up... 582720

One of those things all cleaned up...

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09-20-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,718
Posted By khatfull

PM on freewheel grease injector...

PM on freewheel grease injector...
09-20-17, 07:30 PM
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Views: 150,980
Posted By khatfull

Anyone have a spare one of these? Hit me up... ...

Anyone have a spare one of these? Hit me up...

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09-20-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Two questions for you following the thread: ...

Two questions for you following the thread:

1) Anyone know if a Campy seat binder bolt would have been stock? This thing came with a big honking bolt that's, well, ugly.
2) For those who have a...
09-18-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Took the drill press to the hubs tonight, still...

Took the drill press to the hubs tonight, still need to repack them...

EDIT: Drill press, cloth wheels, and Mother's...
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09-17-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By khatfull

And what nib size if anyone has experience with a...

And what nib size if anyone has experience with a certain brand?
09-17-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By khatfull

Paint Pen for Lug Lines - Brand?

Anyone have a strong opinion about the brand of paint pen to use for lug lining?

Oil or enamel...will be going over powder and will be clear coated after decal application.

I've heard Testors. ...
09-17-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,971
Posted By khatfull

Stunning...perfect description.

Stunning...perfect description.
09-17-17, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By khatfull

That is VERY cool!

That is VERY cool!
09-17-17, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,330
Posted By khatfull

Are my two Kleins vintage? No. I might make a...

Are my two Kleins vintage? No. I might make a case for my 2005 Q Pro being classic as I believe that for aluminum construction that Gary Klein's work was the epitome (yes, I know it was made by...
09-17-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By khatfull

Argh, no hole. Damn. I'll refer to it as...

Argh, no hole. Damn. I'll refer to it as "character" I suppose. :rolleyes:
09-17-17, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By khatfull

I haven't ventured out to the garage to look at...

I haven't ventured out to the garage to look at the fork close yet. I know I've had some forks that have a vent hole. Here to hoping! :thumb:
09-17-17, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By khatfull

Same here. I have two bikes that I got from the...

Same here. I have two bikes that I got from the original owner:

- 1973 Fuji Newest bought as a frameset from the OO.
- 1974 Crescent Pepita bought as the whole bike from the OO. (Currently in...
09-17-17, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By khatfull

This is timely for me. As I was working with the...

This is timely for me. As I was working with the fork of my Crescent I found out I have one of those little balls of brazing material floating around in one of the blades. I bet there's a vent hole...
09-16-17, 09:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Wow, on the plus side, the boiling water...

Wow, on the plus side, the boiling water treatment seems to have lessened some slight discoloration on the covers!
09-16-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Amen, and thanks. I wondered if I had beat any...

Amen, and thanks. I wondered if I had beat any of the Twin Cities BFers on this one.

I saw it about 10 minutes after it was posted and e-mailed. The seller got about 9 responses. And I'm quite...
09-16-17, 09:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Since you replied I figured I'd shove the things...

Since you replied I figured I'd shove the things on the levers. I did have to warm them up in boiling water to get them more pliable but they went on fairly easy. Once cooled they're solid.
...
09-16-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Well, an update: - Decals on the way from...

Well, an update:

- Decals on the way from Cyclomondo, frame, rims, stem/bars.
- Spokes on the way from childhood_dreams on eBay (Lee is a great guy).
- Last parts to polish: hubs and one more go...
09-14-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,864
Posted By khatfull

The operative word there being "legislatively",...

The operative word there being "legislatively", meaning enacted by Legislators, translated meaning politicians.

Hence the lack of logic and reason.
09-13-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By khatfull

A pink bike makes a manly man even manlier in a...

A pink bike makes a manly man even manlier in a more manly way. Don't let anyone convince you otherwise. Congrats!
09-12-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,864
Posted By khatfull

I was being facetious...shouldn't YOU be passing...

I was being facetious...shouldn't YOU be passing THEM at that speed? :)
09-12-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,864
Posted By khatfull

This is really simple: If it has a motor it...

This is really simple:

If it has a motor it isn't a bicycle (as currently defined). It's a motorcycle/moped/something else.

Whether or not such a vehicle will be "C&V" isn't related to current...
09-12-17, 08:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,864
Posted By khatfull

Wait, they're passing you at that speed? Pshaw. ...

Wait, they're passing you at that speed? Pshaw. :innocent:
09-12-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By khatfull

Subscribed for eventual pics :)

Subscribed for eventual pics :)
09-12-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,655
Posted By khatfull

It lives!!!!!!!! 580245

It lives!!!!!!!!

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09-11-17, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,245
Posted By khatfull

Ok, my Kleins arent "C&V" but....

2007 Q Elite in Plum Crazy, Campy Record 10, Ksyrium Elite wheels:
...
09-10-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,148
Posted By khatfull

Never have had one...removing a Campy NR...

Never have had one...removing a Campy NR headset...gotta have one. No cheating with a careful screwdriver like with a typical Japanese headset.

$20 version from Amazon. Same day shipping, gotta...
09-09-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

So the PO/OO responded, he built the bike out of...

So the PO/OO responded, he built the bike out of the factory box...he's prepping more info for me. Wow.
09-09-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

This afternoon I did hit the paint with a little...

This afternoon I did hit the paint with a little ScratchX 2.0. And, it got just a tad darker and became an even better match to the powder I chose. Yay!
09-09-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Ok, I pulled a locknut, lo and behold: ...

Ok, I pulled a locknut, lo and behold:

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1973.

So....

1) PATENT-73 RD
2) No date code on the crankset.
09-09-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

I'll try to pull a locknut and check there but...

I'll try to pull a locknut and check there but thus far the only date code is the '73 on the RD.



Fully understood now, thanks. :)



I will do so...
09-09-17, 11:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

OK, whew good. Most of the work I've done has...

OK, whew good. Most of the work I've done has been on bikes with all English/ISO threading so this is new ground for me.

When I removed the cups when I broke the bike down they were good and...
09-09-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Well, here's the inside of the BB shell, doesn't...

Well, here's the inside of the BB shell, doesn't look like it's been filled or otherwise messed with to me:

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And, just to prove I'm not crazy, here's a video of me threading an...
09-09-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Ok, well, confusion mounts... I just...

Ok, well, confusion mounts...

I just verified that 100% for sure the BB is English threaded. Not only that but it's threaded such that an adjustable cup fits both sides. I just tried Tange cups...
09-08-17, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,148
Posted By khatfull

I have a TS-2.2, older model. I think I need to...

I have a TS-2.2, older model. I think I need to recenter the calipers, especially before I rebuild the Crescent wheels. :(
09-08-17, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 150,980
Posted By khatfull

ISO Campy English Fixed Cup

Need a fixed cup for a Nuovo Record BB, the spindle is marked 68-SS-120.

I'm trying to figure out if I need a think or thick wall cup....anyone know for sure?
09-08-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,981
Posted By khatfull

Actually, my BB is English/ISO 1.370 x 24. I...

Actually, my BB is English/ISO 1.370 x 24. I pulled all the headset except the cups but didn't look close to see what it was.

Whew. Since I need a Campy fixed cup to replace the Sakae adjustable...
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