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02-18-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,747
Posted By Glennfordx4

I sold 35+ Bikes this past yr, the most since I...

I sold 35+ Bikes this past yr, the most since I started flipping in 08. I don't know how anybody can make money doing this paying retail for parts, tires alone would break the bank on most builds let...
12-19-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Glennfordx4

Bead Sealer is what you saw him use and that...

Bead Sealer is what you saw him use and that stuff can be really messy, wouldn't want that on my bike wheels.

Glenn
12-19-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By Glennfordx4

Since I was a young kid I have always been...

Since I was a young kid I have always been mechanically inclined and took things apart to see how they worked ( Mom called it destructive lol) and by the time I was 11 I was taking apart and fixing...
12-17-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Glennfordx4

Only if it's ridden in hilly areas' on flat land...

Only if it's ridden in hilly areas' on flat land they last forever. I have worked on tons of 333 hubs and have 3 nos coaster models in my bins. The one thing I like about the Shimano 3 speeds is the...
12-15-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,010
Posted By Glennfordx4

I was born in 68 so I missed out on the Kool...

I was born in 68 so I missed out on the Kool bikes but by 1973 ( the yr my dad died ) I wanted a stingray and got a Huffy which was stolen within the first two weeks out of our yard, they threw it...
12-13-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,349
Posted By Glennfordx4

Working with limited room a few yrs ago I built a...

Working with limited room a few yrs ago I built a new bench and redid my Parker vice and mounted it to the corner. I built the bench so it would never move no matter how much force I put on the vice....
12-07-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By Glennfordx4

That's Crazy, I had no idea they were asking that...

That's Crazy, I had no idea they were asking that much for these anchors, looking at sold items it seems $20 to $25 seems to be what they are selling at ,though a few NOS ones sold for crazy money....
11-24-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,346
Posted By Glennfordx4

Mom always told me to mount a horse from the left...

Mom always told me to mount a horse from the left side and it stuck when I got into bikes lol.

Glenn
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,113
Posted By Glennfordx4

I had always been into RC Cars and trucks but...

I had always been into RC Cars and trucks but didn't start Flying until 10 or 12yrs ago. I jumped in head first that started when I bought a box with 2 4ch Mash 4077 Bell Helicopters in a bunch of...
Forum: Foo
10-11-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,942
Posted By Glennfordx4

Eddie Van Halen's death has hit me almost as much...

Eddie Van Halen's death has hit me almost as much as a close family member dying, no other famous person that has passed has hit me like this.He is/was my all time guitar hero, like many other kids...
10-01-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,546
Posted By Glennfordx4

Here at home I use the air compressor for all my...

Here at home I use the air compressor for all my bikes but I do have a few pumps that get used from time to time. One is a cheap Bell that worked really good till the hose split, but the other is a...
09-29-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,274
Posted By Glennfordx4

They do make SS brackets like that, I have a few...

They do make SS brackets like that, I have a few out in my shop. I still have a few NOS racks that are like the Pletscher style racks that came with them if you didn't want to use the clamp mount....
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,360
Posted By Glennfordx4

I'm 52yrs old and the Incredibles is one of my...

I'm 52yrs old and the Incredibles is one of my favorites, waited for a part two forever, saw part two when it first came out at the movies free. We had free tickets given to us through my wifes work...
09-26-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,114,208
Posted By Glennfordx4

That's a great haul, some great parts in that...

That's a great haul, some great parts in that box. Bar cons, Sling shot stem & bars plus all the other goodies worth a lot more then $10.

Glenn
09-24-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 151,897
Posted By Glennfordx4

They got to be original, as I picked up the exact...

They got to be original, as I picked up the exact bike ( not as nice as yours though ) and it has the same wheels and hubs, one of the rims have been relaced at one point. Also the Front Tire is a...
09-21-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,870
Posted By Glennfordx4

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you,...

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you, having just picking up the exact same bike in the exact same color a few months ago it is a nice bike. I work as a bike mechanic part time at a shop and...
09-20-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,669
Posted By Glennfordx4

I run a custom B17 on my Schwinn Klunker, ...

I run a custom B17 on my Schwinn Klunker,

Glenn

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09-20-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,959
Posted By Glennfordx4

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled...

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled everything from lawn mowers to lumber for forts on them. The only thing I've carried as a adult is fishing gear and RC Boats to a few local ponds.
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09-15-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,887
Posted By Glennfordx4

I've built a few Hot Rod Schwinn's in the past, a...

I've built a few Hot Rod Schwinn's in the past, a Varsity that I sold and a Collegiate that I built for my best friend who asked me to tune it up lol. Both bikes were built from my mega parts stash...
Forum: Foo
08-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,683
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back when I bought my Char Broil getting parts...

Back when I bought my Char Broil getting parts wasn't a problem, the problem is their lifetime Warranty is good till you take the grill from the store then it's void, they suck lol.

Glenn
Forum: Foo
08-25-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,683
Posted By Glennfordx4

I also forgot to say that I will Never own a Char...

I also forgot to say that I will Never own a Char Broil grill ever again after the way I was treated by customer service, after owning one of there best grills $600 at the time. The burners and...
Forum: Foo
08-24-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,683
Posted By Glennfordx4

I am using the same grill as the op right now, my...

I am using the same grill as the op right now, my main grill is a Big Char-Griller that has a Propane, Charcoal & Smoker that my boss bought me for my Bday back in July 2012, at 225 lbs it got...
07-20-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,427
Posted By Glennfordx4

First, the RD was not indexing nor is the...

First, the RD was not indexing nor is the shifter, just about any old RD with a claw hanger will work for your needs like the Schwinn approved one you removed. If you can't find one local I am sure I...
07-16-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,110
Views: 375,103
Posted By Glennfordx4

Since March I have been building and flipping...

Since March I have been building and flipping bikes like never before ( 23 sold ) and about half were cheap beach cruisers, after working on two early 80's Murray Cruisers that in the end the frames...
07-16-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,249
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have over 18 claims that Shimano has taken care...

I have over 18 claims that Shimano has taken care of through the shop I work at and out of them none showed any problems and all came off bikes that were being used until other problems took the bike...
07-13-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Glennfordx4

I will take a look around, I had one of the newer...

I will take a look around, I had one of the newer Choppers that had the silver crank arms like that. I junked the frame but stripped it before I did, don't remember what I did with the cranks that...
07-13-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,114,208
Posted By Glennfordx4

That is Kool, Lots of work there but it looks...

That is Kool, Lots of work there but it looks pretty complete. Pretty sure it was built by Murray, I would have loved to find it myself, I have a Murray Eliminator 3spd project I will get back to one...
07-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 724
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back in the day our Kmart sold all kinds of parts...

Back in the day our Kmart sold all kinds of parts for BMX bikes, I bought a lot of upgrades for my BMX bike there and now the price of those parts in the collecting world have gotten pretty pricey.
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06-30-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,080,587
Posted By Glennfordx4

We have two pair of folding Sweetskinz Tires in...

We have two pair of folding Sweetskinz Tires in Camo that would look right at home on this, although you may never find your bike if you lean it up next to a tree lol.

Glenn
06-30-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Glennfordx4

While it does look like a stop for a drill press,...

While it does look like a stop for a drill press, could it be a tool for checking/measuring Drop outs?
Edit I see the one end is 5/8" so doubt that it is

Glenn
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back in the day a buddy & I used to fish this...

Back in the day a buddy & I used to fish this farmers tiny little pond behind my repair shop. Turns out this pond was full of monster Bass, out of all the places we would fish this itty bitty pond...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,247
Posted By Glennfordx4

I bought my PDG 70 for $30 at a auction, Full XT...

I bought my PDG 70 for $30 at a auction, Full XT in good condition, I thought I stole it, These are great bikes and I would buy every one at the price you paid.

Glenn
Replies: 8
Views: 2,539
Posted By Glennfordx4

I can tell you that your bike was built by...

I can tell you that your bike was built by Murray. If it is all original then yes worth more then a $100, but let me say that Girls bikes aren't worth as much as Boys bikes. I had a pretty mint Boys...
06-19-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By Glennfordx4

I myself have used a old credit card cut into...

I myself have used a old credit card cut into strips to set toe in canti brakes & it worked good enough that I kept them in my bike tool box.

Glenn
06-13-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By Glennfordx4

This!, I have had a few CB hubs that had this...

This!, I have had a few CB hubs that had this issue now that I was reminded, one Suntour and one Sachs Jet CB hub. The brake shoes on both had really weird wear marks when I cleaned them up, I...
06-12-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By Glennfordx4

Don't remember any of my Bendix hubs acting this...

Don't remember any of my Bendix hubs acting this way, I have had the Newer China made DC & Falcon CB Hubs do this exact thing, some were just needing a total teardown & repack with Marine Grease to...
06-10-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By Glennfordx4

I always remove good condition Dust caps and put...

I always remove good condition Dust caps and put the Allen Head crank bolts on bikes I flip and now have them when I build a bike for myself. The Shop I work at had a bunch of Nos caps that I also...
06-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,201
Posted By Glennfordx4

Didn't realize how bad it was until I worked at...

Didn't realize how bad it was until I worked at the bike shop last week, New Bikes & parts are slim pickens, Lower tier stuff all sold out, but repairs are flooding in. I sold 10 used bikes since...
06-10-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By Glennfordx4

Sorry, out of 3 I found Only one would come close...

Sorry, out of 3 I found Only one would come close and I need it, everything I have is 0 degree and short. The only reason I had them is I installed 1 1/8" Adjustable Stems on the bikes I removed them...
06-09-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By Glennfordx4

I'm digging for a stem today for a cheap flip and...

I'm digging for a stem today for a cheap flip and will see what I have in the bin, I know I have a few 1 1/8 long reach stems out there but not sure about the rise, will let you know what I find.
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06-08-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,981
Posted By Glennfordx4

Sorry, I'm more of a Bowl Smoker! Glenn

Sorry, I'm more of a Bowl Smoker!

Glenn
05-29-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By Glennfordx4

Just Finished putting together 5 Flips, they were...

Just Finished putting together 5 Flips, they were stored in my shop so I started with them first. I took pics of 4 of them as the 5th one was a junk Huffy cruiser. The yellow & pink Schwinn BSO & the...
05-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,626
Posted By Glennfordx4

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Glennfordx4

Looks good!, I just finished a Sports this week...

Looks good!, I just finished a Sports this week also, found it in the trash as a frame along with a few others & as I was loading my truck the guy who was tossing them asked me if I wanted the rear...
05-24-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By Glennfordx4

I just went out and looked at 2 bikes I have with...

I just went out and looked at 2 bikes I have with these levers and both bikes have plain old Barrel type MTB cables, the barrel just sits outside of the rear adjuster. These are how I got them and...
05-22-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Glennfordx4

A $1000 Bicycle from Walmart, yeah that will...

A $1000 Bicycle from Walmart, yeah that will work,Not!

Glenn
05-19-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,997
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount...

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount on it if it were mine lol.

Glenn
05-16-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Glennfordx4

I only use a axle vice for taking a hub apart...

I only use a axle vice for taking a hub apart that I don't want to lose any bearings on, I reassemble them and adjust them by feel, using a axle vice to adjust the hub would be way to hard.

Glenn
05-13-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have NOS aftermarket SA cables that come with &...

I have NOS aftermarket SA cables that come with & without that anchor & adjuster, I also have factory SA cables but none were long enough.

It was a pita trying do it that way as I tried, I had...
05-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have been building up a Raleigh Sports 3spd I...

I have been building up a Raleigh Sports 3spd I found in the trash a few yrs ago, I had to use a NOS universal Cable and anchor kit like is pictured and it can be a pita to set up. The first step is...
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