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02-18-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,515
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, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,545
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: 372
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: 3,962
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: 3,336
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....
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,108
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: 1,930
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: 4,510
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...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,356
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: 3,113,449
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: 151,808
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: 6,866
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: 2,628
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: 2,951
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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Forum: Foo
08-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,680
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
07-20-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,677
Views: 332,684
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...
07-13-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,113,449
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...
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
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: 1,243
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
05-19-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,995
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
05-04-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By Glennfordx4

That sounds like a great place to work, I have...

That sounds like a great place to work, I have the same deal, I work at the shop when I can ( I'm disabled ) and when needed, I get my parts either free or for cost. I don't get paid money I get paid...
05-01-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,164
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a good sized collection of Penn reels...

I have a good sized collection of Penn reels myself, my first new reel was a 710z and that started it for me, had most sizes in the Z series but sold the rare 706z Bailess with a power handle when I...
04-29-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,595
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back in the day you could get cruiser frames in...

Back in the day you could get cruiser frames in different sizes but anymore it's one size fits all. Out of the hundreds of bikes that have passed through my hands over the years the one bike I should...
04-25-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Glennfordx4

Before I got a second chain whip I would just use...

Before I got a second chain whip I would just use a old chain wrapped around the big cog and clamp the chain in my vice and use the whip to undo the small cog.

Glenn
04-09-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 374,675
Posted By Glennfordx4

I picked up a Motobecane Mixte at a Habitat Re...

I picked up a Motobecane Mixte at a Habitat Re Store for a flip, turns out it is in a lot worse shape then I thought. Paint is trashed and it had plenty of rust & scratches which I knew, but it had...
11-10-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,863
Posted By Glennfordx4

I was just given a nice 95 Kona Cinder Cone...

I was just given a nice 95 Kona Cinder Cone because it had a stuck seat post, Air Hammer didn't work, 10lb slide hammer didn't work, Sawzall with a long blade worked great lol.

Glenn
03-22-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,134
Posted By Glennfordx4

Good for you, I just don't get returning a pet...

Good for you, I just don't get returning a pet either, all though I was close to returning my dog to the pound after a few days of having her she was so bad, but I didn't. Now 4 years later I am...
02-29-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,891
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a set of Suntour Freewheel hubs in 130...

I have a set of Suntour Freewheel hubs in 130 with bolt on axles that were designed for early 7 speed MTB's, so I am sure someone else had them. There were/are also a lot of cheap bikes built for 7...
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