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03-25-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 584
Posted By Manny66

I once got some coarse emory cloth sheet , and...

I once got some coarse emory cloth sheet , and sanded down a seat post that was too wide and it ended up fitting the seat tube perfectly.You'd be surprised how much material 100 grit emory cloth...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-21-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

Well Im going to braze it up this weekend because...

Well Im going to braze it up this weekend because Ive been strapped for time, I want to make sure its as straight as I can get it so I expecting to dedicate a few hours to it.

As far as the...
03-19-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,949
Posted By Manny66

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/008_c75747a1d46de2eb918ceb0e5a9d6d781c1e4ec1.jpg
$60 Powdercoat and $20 in frame stickers, I'll take it anyday.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,308
Posted By Manny66

Both mini pumps I have (2 different Brands) take...

Both mini pumps I have (2 different Brands) take easily over 300 pumps to get to 100PSI.

My old Zefal frame pump ,about 25 to 30.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-04-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

No, the camera angle only gives that impression....

No, the camera angle only gives that impression. The down tube didnt move at all.I was surprised how easy the head tube came off. I did as suggested, I grinded the tubing from the inside and thinned...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

Now all I have left to do is file everything down...

Now all I have left to do is file everything down tighten the gaps ,make sure its clean ,and get it ready to braze. I practiced on a old univega frame before i tried it on this as I just played it by...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

grinded the inner tubing ,heated up the thin...

grinded the inner tubing ,heated up the thin leftover and they slipped out.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/015_23715a4bcfa463928eb33cc1d1adfbcb5697af60.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

To This.Took a cut off wheel to...

To This.Took a cut off wheel to ithttps://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/013_ecbb8ebdf11e85db5007341caa6ef1f72fa0dc74.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
03-03-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

So I got some progress done on the frame. ...

So I got some progress done on the frame.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/004_95eb4511dab0fc07684f6e02556e07d97350005e.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

And another...

And another shot.https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/013_b88b90db40a1e2eb308225b8c4bbe54831cd35e6.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

The Damaged Head...

The Damaged Head Tube.https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/014_d3e958579f27ea97b55761ac5661935287f13be5.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

Another...

Another viewhttps://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/003_a7a14459154414f8a9d355a351417d1f29f8b9c1.jpg of the Droputs
Forum: Framebuilders
02-26-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manny66

1970's Mondia repair

So I have a Mondia from the 70's, Ive had it since 1981 and was my main bike when I was a teenager. A few years later I slammed int the rear of a pickup truck while riding and totaled the forks and...
02-20-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By Manny66

I just had a Giordana fork Chrome plated. $60,...

I just had a Giordana fork Chrome plated. $60, and it looks killer. Polished,Copper ,Nickle, and Chromed to a tee.

Of course the guys there know me so they cut me a deal. I plan on chroming the...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-12-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Manny66

Haha, No I wasnt kidding. And thank you for the...

Haha, No I wasnt kidding. And thank you for the info.I will take that info and use it as a starting point.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-11-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Manny66

Thank you sir, I will keep it in mind when I...

Thank you sir, I will keep it in mind when I clean out the Threads.

Maybe i should have asked for a List of Thread sizes for all the threads on the bike.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-10-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By Manny66

Since you already have 220V ,well thats half the...

Since you already have 220V ,well thats half the battle.

Ive taught alot of apprentices as well as Journeymen to weld. I cannot recommend any Youtube videos as Ive never seen any on welding but...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-10-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Manny66

Thanks for the Info source.

Thanks for the Info source.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By Manny66

I would recommend a MIG welder/Wire Feed unit....

I would recommend a MIG welder/Wire Feed unit. They are pretty easy to find cheap USED and you can plug them into a 110 Volt outlet. The fluxcore wire you use will leave a cleaner bead versus A Stick...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Manny66

and the other view. ...

and the other view.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/006_206181e923d1e111243559496ccd18ede995c690.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Manny66

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/003_ce69257efa6d748febbda13e54e44e0ced6173d8.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Manny66

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/005_f94697641c08d12164e77711a7141dc039d897da.jpg
The bottom bracket
Forum: Framebuilders
02-09-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By Manny66

So I made some progress on the Bike, got it back...

So I made some progress on the Bike, got it back from powder coat and started to install the stickers and touch up paint. So far so good. Got to clean out the threads on the rear wheel adjusters so I...
02-03-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,457
Posted By Manny66

Suicide Levers?,, so for many years I was...

Suicide Levers?,, so for many years I was carelessly risking my life with those Levers and Toe Clips/Straps?
I never knew ..
01-19-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By Manny66

Sorry to hear about your Friend and fellow...

Sorry to hear about your Friend and fellow Cyclist.This incident hits home as I also ride that section of road.

R.I.P.
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