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06-03-19, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

Alright guys, I found another Columbus-tubed one....

Alright guys, I found another Columbus-tubed one.
This one was listed cheap on the local CL as a Trek 912. Since there is no model by that number shown on the Vintage Trek website, I needed to take...
06-02-19, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Yes, I agree. Roll it out as best you can, to...

Yes, I agree. Roll it out as best you can, to remove any high spots around the area to be filled. Then JB weld and sand/feather.
Yes, This might require refinishing for an invisible repair, but...
06-02-19, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

I wouldn't use a Fitz-A-Dent to pull that ding....

I wouldn't use a Fitz-A-Dent to pull that ding. I've thought about trying that myself, but the spot welding process heats the metal more than I would be comfortable with for these special lightweight...
04-18-19, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Love the patriotic fade on that one!!! :thumb:

Love the patriotic fade on that one!!! :thumb:
04-05-19, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Looks comfy. What brake levers are those?

Looks comfy. What brake levers are those?
03-28-19, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

One bit of helpful information would be the...

One bit of helpful information would be the steerer tube length. 830 forks shouldn't be too hard to source. The "ISO and for Trade" thread at the top of the C&V index might also be a better place to...
03-20-19, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

^^^ Shaping up to be another cool project. One...

^^^ Shaping up to be another cool project. One thing to look out for is that yellow paint of any kind tends to cover less effectively than other colors.
03-17-19, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

A few final shots of the 930 refinished....

A few final shots of the 930 refinished. Unfortunately the frame is just a couple three centimeters too small for me, so I'm offering it up for sale...
03-07-19, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

Hmmmmm..... ...

Hmmmmm.....

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03-06-19, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

WOW... amazing!!! Would never have guessed that...

WOW... amazing!!! Would never have guessed that was an '87 Elance!!! :twitchy:
03-04-19, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

The weak forks are the ones that have no...

The weak forks are the ones that have no reinforcement on the inside of the crown, where the blade is attached. You can see in my photo above that the crown has a small tang there that goes straight...
03-04-19, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

Apologies; that chrome unicrown fork is not the...

Apologies; that chrome unicrown fork is not the original one, but that may be a good thing. I also have an '81 614 with the original fork, which was sometimes prone to failure at the crown. That may...
01-27-19, 08:50 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

I wanted something close to the original Trek...

I wanted something close to the original Trek sapphire blue, but with a bit more pearl. It shifts from deep blue to violet depending on your viewing angle, and explodes in bright sunlight.
01-27-19, 07:12 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

I can't get anything past you guys!!! '79 930. ...

I can't get anything past you guys!!! '79 930. You can see the shape I got it in post #1648 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1648) here.


Powedercoat Man...
01-25-19, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

A teaser shot from my powdercoater. Hint: tubing...

A teaser shot from my powdercoater. Hint: tubing isn't English or Japanese....
10-28-18, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

Gorgeous bike! The anodized looks fine, but I...

Gorgeous bike! The anodized looks fine, but I like the gold.
10-11-18, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

WOW that's a gorgeous bike!!!

WOW that's a gorgeous bike!!!
10-09-18, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

+1 Hopefully you can at least get it spinning a...

+1
Hopefully you can at least get it spinning a bit.
I've had good luck cutting the section off that protrudes out the back, then using a needle-nose to unscrew it from the dropout slot.

BTW...
10-08-18, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Hopefully the chainstays aren't crushed enough to...

Hopefully the chainstays aren't crushed enough to affect tubing strength. I've got a couple of frames with similar issues, but because the damage is limited to the bottom of the stays, no one knows...
08-11-18, 09:07 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Just a follow-up to post #1648...

Just a follow-up to post #1648 (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/734709-show-your-trek-66.html). I was indeed able to remove the welded seat post from the '79 930 frameset that I bought off...
05-11-18, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

SCORE!!!!! :love:

SCORE!!!!! :love:
05-09-18, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

My apologies GB; I assumed that anybody reading...

My apologies GB; I assumed that anybody reading "big auction site" would know I was talking about eBay. No secrets there! In fact I was a bit surprised that no one else even responded they had seen...
05-09-18, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

Rhymes with Feebay... ;)

Rhymes with Feebay... ;)
04-30-18, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

Thanks for that!

Thanks for that!
04-26-18, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Oh, yes... I'm very familiar with your gorgeous...

Oh, yes... I'm very familiar with your gorgeous green machine... you may have forgotten that I've seen that frame in person! :) I wasn't familiar with the seat post clamp details on these. The...
04-26-18, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

When I saw this project Trek on the big auction...

When I saw this project Trek on the big auction site, I was hesitant to bid because the seller had a big fat "0" for a feedback score. The fused seat post gave me pause as well. However when I saw...
04-11-18, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Are you using a narrow-wide chainring?

Are you using a narrow-wide chainring?
02-27-18, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

Doug does powder coating in his garage, using a...

Doug does powder coating in his garage, using a large industrial oven. He's a bike/car guy who loves refinishing bike frames. He pays attention to the details, such as keeping the coating thin and...
02-27-18, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Hudson308

More refinished Trek steel from the Powdercoat...

More refinished Trek steel from the Powdercoat Man (http://www.powdercoatman.com/). This one is a '94 720 Multitrack for Mrs. Hudson.
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02-10-18, 08:03 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Welllll... kinda. Doug is a car and bike guy,...

Welllll... kinda. Doug is a car and bike guy, doing this out of his garage. You won't see him doing any industrial or production work. But if you've got a set of wheels for a '39 Ford, or a cool bike...
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