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Forum: Framebuilders
07-07-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By Canaboo

Probably more affordable to use carbon or bamboo...

Probably more affordable to use carbon or bamboo instead of steel.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Canaboo

You need to provide more info. Is this a new...

You need to provide more info. Is this a new development? Some bikes are designed like this.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By Canaboo

I doubt you'll find anyone willing to take that...

I doubt you'll find anyone willing to take that on. You could try doing it yourself if you can separate it and re-do the glue and pins.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,302
Posted By Canaboo

The actual hole in the grommet is still small,...

The actual hole in the grommet is still small, regardless of the dimensions.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,302
Posted By Canaboo

Depends on the hole in the frame.

Depends on the hole in the frame.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,302
Posted By Canaboo

Is this going to be a modified frame or are you...

Is this going to be a modified frame or are you starting from scratch? Reinforcing the area seems to be a good idea. I would think if the initial hole in the frame is a hair larger and then the...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,302
Posted By Canaboo

What material are you using? I have made the...

What material are you using? I have made the holes for a bamboo frame by using carbon as the base. The grommets were slightly oval in shape so I just drilled small hole and finessed the fit...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-25-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By Canaboo

What are the lugs from Nova like?

What are the lugs from Nova like?
Forum: Framebuilders
05-09-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By Canaboo

Why not go under the top tube?

Why not go under the top tube?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,797
Posted By Canaboo

Squirt a bit of expanding foam in every spot you...

Squirt a bit of expanding foam in every spot you can.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By Canaboo

What does excess frame saver look like?

What does excess frame saver look like?
Forum: Framebuilders
03-22-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Canaboo

Would a stripped thread repair compound hold up...

Would a stripped thread repair compound hold up in this application? Loctite makes one.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-16-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Canaboo

Workable but not strong enough.. "Panda" used...

Workable but not strong enough.. "Panda" used this sort of idea but the lug was doubled so that there was an internal and external lug. The bottom bracket alone probably weighed more than a...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-16-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Canaboo

The inside of bamboo is too soft to support that...

The inside of bamboo is too soft to support that sort of joint.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-15-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Canaboo

I wouldn't use metal lugs with bamboo. Which...

I wouldn't use metal lugs with bamboo. Which ones have you seen that you consider '"too large"? Perhaps you can explain how you envision joining things.

Mitered and wrapped lug...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,829
Posted By Canaboo

The slope means nothing to the geometry really. ...

The slope means nothing to the geometry really. It's just highlighting a short head tube.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-31-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,829
Posted By Canaboo

The truth is that you can probably set the frame...

The truth is that you can probably set the frame up differently and put yourself in the same position as an '"deal" frame. The sloping top tube is largely visual because it appeals to the old...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,049
Posted By Canaboo

It seems people are getting confused with which...

It seems people are getting confused with which way this conversion is going.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,049
Posted By Canaboo

I misunderstood exactly what you were converting...

I misunderstood exactly what you were converting from.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,049
Posted By Canaboo

Paragon does mention conversion kits but it...

Paragon does mention conversion kits but it sounds like you would need to put the wrong dropouts in first and then add the conversion to that.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,049
Posted By Canaboo

Paragon would likely be your best bet for some...

Paragon would likely be your best bet for some sort of replacement but it still might be a tall order.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-05-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Canaboo

I see no reason why you couldn't have one custom...

I see no reason why you couldn't have one custom made..
Forum: Framebuilders
12-04-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Canaboo

To what material? Very doubtful,, especially...

To what material? Very doubtful,, especially with JB Weld and the preserving the paint issue. Most glues are going to need paint scuffed to adhere to and then the bond is essentially the paint...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-23-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Canaboo

People buy finished bikes and routinely strip off...

People buy finished bikes and routinely strip off all the components and upgrade.. Just buy a set of take-off components.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-31-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Canaboo

Sounds like the guy you found was overconfident.

Sounds like the guy you found was overconfident.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,584
Posted By Canaboo

I prefer to run tubes for the cables to run in a...

I prefer to run tubes for the cables to run in a bamboo frame. It's just easier all around and keeps the interior of the tube totally sealed. I make tubes from small diameter braided sleeves.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-29-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Canaboo

Nova has good stuff. You could always bed them...

Nova has good stuff. You could always bed them in a good epoxy to seal the junction between the surfaces. I use a dab of G Flex.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-23-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By Canaboo

Plenty of low volume production frames are just...

Plenty of low volume production frames are just named after the builder with no desire to turn into a 5000 units per day item.

Maybe you could collaborate with Richard Sachs and have a limited...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,150
Posted By Canaboo

If you want to learn how to build a frame for...

If you want to learn how to build a frame for yourself and perhaps just dabble for minimal cost after then you'd be far better learning how to use carbon or bamboo joined with hand formed lugs.

...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Canaboo

A proper repair will have an edge in strength and...

A proper repair will have an edge in strength and durability but likely not to a measurable degree unless the strength of the dropout has already been compromised.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Canaboo

No, use structural epoxy. You're gluing to an...

No, use structural epoxy. You're gluing to an epoxy matrix, not polyester.

Something like 3M DP 420 would be ideal.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Canaboo

No. He means just make a wall of tape on either...

No. He means just make a wall of tape on either side to seal it and then pour a bit in to fill the deepest portion of the dropout.. Overfill a bit and then use a round file/rasp to finesse the...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Canaboo

"Easy" is relative to your abilities or aptitude...

"Easy" is relative to your abilities or aptitude for doing work like that. What is the damage like?
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By Canaboo

Like Volagi longbow stays? They seem to think...

Like Volagi longbow stays? They seem to think highly enough of the idea to patent it.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-10-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,557
Posted By Canaboo

So easy to miter some blocks to place under...

So easy to miter some blocks to place under contact points.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-09-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,557
Posted By Canaboo

As mentioned old steel frames were routinely...

As mentioned old steel frames were routinely wrestled into shape. It's really nowhere near as complex or dangerous as you may think.

Get an old disposable steel frame and practice manipulating...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-01-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By Canaboo

That's all I was pointing out.

That's all I was pointing out.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-01-18, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By Canaboo

That really cleared it up.

That really cleared it up.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-21-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Canaboo

If you get it reamed and then flatten it out...

If you get it reamed and then flatten it out you're back to where you started. Just stick the post in and maybe gently tap the rolled edge of the cut a few times with the post in to support the tube....
Forum: Framebuilders
11-17-17, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By Canaboo

Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Framebuilders
11-14-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,610
Posted By Canaboo

Get some of that carbon repair tape and wrap a...

Get some of that carbon repair tape and wrap a wad around there.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-17, 04:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,117
Posted By Canaboo

"Custom" is the less pretentious term....

"Custom" is the less pretentious term. ;)
Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-17, 07:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,117
Posted By Canaboo

One made largely by hand. I admit that I have no...

One made largely by hand. I admit that I have no idea how mechanized framebuilding can be though.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-08-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,931
Posted By Canaboo

With the types of carbon tubing readily available...

With the types of carbon tubing readily available and custom options also out there I would think that you can optimise carbon potential just fine and stick with tubing.

A steel builder isn't...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-04-17, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Canaboo

I would think that the seatstays not supporting...

I would think that the seatstays not supporting the joint at the junction of the top tube and seat tube contributes to a lever effect right on that spot. Even with the saddle not being in a rearward...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-30-17, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,931
Posted By Canaboo

Why would this necessarily require a long time...

Why would this necessarily require a long time to learn and extensive "tooling".? How complex a frame are you talking?
Forum: Framebuilders
10-22-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Canaboo

If you plot out where the top tube will go on the...

If you plot out where the top tube will go on the head tube and seat tube, the angle will reveal itself. ;)
Forum: Framebuilders
10-12-17, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Canaboo

They very likely absorb vibration but not through...

They very likely absorb vibration but not through active flex.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-11-17, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By Canaboo

A lot of frame characteristics are speculative ...

A lot of frame characteristics are speculative and downright contradictory. For instance a slim set of seatstays can't really allow flex if the chainstays are stiff enough not to.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Canaboo

You mean in the fairing material? I doubt it...

You mean in the fairing material? I doubt it would be that much, particularly if your filler is lightweight stuff. Almost all the custom carbon and bamboo guys use this technique because it...
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