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05-05-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks. I sent you a reply. Let me know if you...

Thanks. I sent you a reply. Let me know if you didn't get it.
05-04-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Cynikal

I have this 56 cm 85 Nishiki Cresta that I was...

I have this 56 cm 85 Nishiki Cresta that I was about to post here for sale. PM me if you are interested.
...
04-30-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,668
Posted By Cynikal

Knowing Aaron, there is a bong in there somewhere.

Knowing Aaron, there is a bong in there somewhere.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Cynikal

Also check out Sycip in Santa Rosa. ...

Also check out Sycip in Santa Rosa.

https://www.sycip.com/
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Cynikal

I thought there used to be. Just a sticky thread...

I thought there used to be. Just a sticky thread would be enough but open to other suggestions.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-20-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Cynikal

Does it make sense to have a for sale thread in...

Does it make sense to have a for sale thread in the Framebuilders sub? I'm assuming it would have to follow the same rules as other sub-sections.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Cynikal

The tube miter engine in RattleCad does this for...

The tube miter engine in RattleCad does this for you. I've been happy with it so far.
04-02-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,181
Posted By Cynikal

I had the "Coat of Arms" when it came out in the...

I had the "Coat of Arms" when it came out in the 80's. Loved that Swatch.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-31-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,434
Posted By Cynikal

We had a local scooter shop that cut and welded...

We had a local scooter shop that cut and welded two home ovens together for a powdercoating oven. It worked pretty well but it looked super sketchy.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-28-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By Cynikal

I keep checking back to see if someone tried the...

I keep checking back to see if someone tried the explosive method. I want photos.
03-10-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Cynikal

^What he said. Find the place that you bum wants...

^What he said. Find the place that you bum wants to slide to and move your saddle.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-06-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By Cynikal

With Nova under new ownership you may want to...

With Nova under new ownership you may want to call them and see if that is still the case.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-04-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By Cynikal

https://www.cycle-frames.com/

https://www.cycle-frames.com/
03-01-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,058
Posted By Cynikal

Before brazing and paint but still pretty....

Before brazing and paint but still pretty....
02-26-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Cynikal

Was this built for 27" or 700's?

Was this built for 27" or 700's?
02-25-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Cynikal

I have used 7 speed thumb shifters on 8 speed...

I have used 7 speed thumb shifters on 8 speed cassettes multiple times. The space after the last index gets stopped by the limit screws. Works just fine.
02-23-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By Cynikal

If you google Alex Wetmore he has a great blog...

If you google Alex Wetmore he has a great blog about the basics of rack building. It's getting a little old now but still full of great info. Also, get a decent bender. I recently just bought a...
02-23-21, 12:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,873
Posted By Cynikal

I used to cut an old road tube and cover the...

I used to cut an old road tube and cover the chain with it. It worked really well.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-22-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Cynikal

Interesting. I guess I could pull the headtube...

Interesting. I guess I could pull the headtube section from my Bringheli jig to do that. I'll ponder this more.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Cynikal

It was intriguing to watch. I've only used lugged...

It was intriguing to watch. I've only used lugged BB shells so far so the table method and flipping hasn't been an issue for me. I do use his method for the rear triangle. Anyone know what BB cups...
02-21-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By Cynikal

Sorry, I really don't know of a good and...

Sorry, I really don't know of a good and consistent powdercoater. I'd love to find one. I'll check out your thread.
02-20-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By Cynikal

Just bought the needed tubing for my latest build...

Just bought the needed tubing for my latest build from Framebuilding Supply. I also use Nova as well because they are local to me and have recently just switched hands and I'd like to see them...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-19-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,247
Posted By Cynikal

I was out working on the new project last night...

I was out working on the new project last night and took some photos of a couple of other little tools I've made.

The fork blade gauge is really simple but very handy.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Cynikal

It sure looks like a traditional front impact...

It sure looks like a traditional front impact that was made worse by the unsupported internal routing hole (that is in the worst possible locations btw).
Forum: Framebuilders
02-17-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 267,085
Posted By Cynikal

Starting a new build. In a few months it will...

Starting a new build. In a few months it will hopefully be a 650b rando style build.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-10-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks Doug. I already have the axle portion of...

Thanks Doug. I already have the axle portion of this so I'll most likely just need to make the upper portion. I will probably reverse to have the larger tubing and binder on the top because I use...
02-05-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By Cynikal

I have an 85 Cresta but mine has 27" wheels. I...

I have an 85 Cresta but mine has 27" wheels. I found mine as a frame set but couldn't get the brakes to work with 700's. I built a nice set of 27" wheels with 600 tri-color hubs and Sun CR18 rims. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-04-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Cynikal

Hey Aaron, I'm Chris. We met at the last local...

Hey Aaron, I'm Chris. We met at the last local NAHBS. I had also taken Tim's class.
02-04-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By Cynikal

I have an 85 Cresta that has been fantastic. They...

I have an 85 Cresta that has been fantastic. They really are nicely made and ride well. Unfortunately, mine will be for sale as I'm running out of room and have several similar bikes.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-04-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Cynikal

I have had the luxury of mostly ignoring these...

I have had the luxury of mostly ignoring these new standards as I only build for myself. Investing in the additional tooling doesn't make sense for my needs.

Off topic, Aaron are you AR Cycles...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-03-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,152
Posted By Cynikal

No. They are loose enough to turn the tool so...

No. They are loose enough to turn the tool so it's not highly accurate.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-03-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,152
Posted By Cynikal

I'm assuming he isn't looking to tap and face but...

I'm assuming he isn't looking to tap and face but to verify that it has been done correctly by someone else. Maybe the OP can clarify that.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-03-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,152
Posted By Cynikal

What I have is similar to the tool in this video....

What I have is similar to the tool in this video. The insert might work for the OP needs.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3jnxgey3wU&ab_channel=Weldtite
Forum: Framebuilders
02-03-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,152
Posted By Cynikal

There are other BB facing tools that have a...

There are other BB facing tools that have a threaded insert (non-tapping). I know the Ice Toolz uses this method. Those inserts could offer a controlled point of alignment.
02-02-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,114
Posted By Cynikal

I love that fork crown. I have a set of Spirit...

I love that fork crown. I have a set of Spirit for lugs waiting in the wings to go with it.
02-02-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,114
Posted By Cynikal

I'm currently working on frames #3 and #4. #3 is...

I'm currently working on frames #3 and #4. #3 is a standard tube rando 650 frame and #4 will be a disk off road touring frame (both 700c and 650b). I'll get some photos to post.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,186
Posted By Cynikal

The last place like that here closed up this...

The last place like that here closed up this year. While it was never that cheap it was a good spot for practice welding bits. I will miss it.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,412
Posted By Cynikal

I also asked specifically about these and yes...

I also asked specifically about these and yes they will be restocking these. I'm also waiting for them for the build after this one.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,412
Posted By Cynikal

I think they are still having issues with the...

I think they are still having issues with the inventory system. They were explaining that the new credit card system isn't playing nicely with it and they are sorting it out. It probably allows...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,412
Posted By Cynikal

I would just call. It will most likely get...

I would just call. It will most likely get handled quickly. We are losing more of these resources every year. I try to support them when ever I can.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,412
Posted By Cynikal

I ordered some parts last Sunday and went and...

I ordered some parts last Sunday and went and picked them up on Tuesday. I met the new owners and they are great. I would give them a call. They were very responsive when I called to schedule a...
01-26-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Cynikal

If he passes on that hub PM me, I'd possibly buy...

If he passes on that hub PM me, I'd possibly buy it from you.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-25-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By Cynikal

I think for a hobbyist doing a couple of frames a...

I think for a hobbyist doing a couple of frames a year this could be a solution. If I didn't have my Bringheli I'd be thinking about something like this. I'm happy to see that the cones they sell...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-22-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,247
Posted By Cynikal

I'd be interested in that. I'll PM you.

I'd be interested in that. I'll PM you.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,639
Posted By Cynikal

Very cool Doug. Thanks for doing the drawing.

Very cool Doug. Thanks for doing the drawing.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,186
Posted By Cynikal

Do you have any photos of the whole jig? I'm...

Do you have any photos of the whole jig? I'm thinking of building something like this.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,481
Posted By Cynikal

Thanks guys that was really helpful.

Thanks guys that was really helpful.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-19-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,481
Posted By Cynikal

I thought the video was well done for those who...

I thought the video was well done for those who are looking at fillet brazing. I am curious about the nickel-silver filler he uses. I'm not familiar with it and it's properties. It sounds similar...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,412
Posted By Cynikal

New update today. Some good news. Hello...

New update today. Some good news.


Hello all - Just a quick update. We have successfully taken ownership of Nova!! We are so very excited. Unfortunately we are still battling the credit card...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-03-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Cynikal

Assuming that the frame is lugged, I doubt you...

Assuming that the frame is lugged, I doubt you could without cutting the rest of the frame up.
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