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Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By BigPoser

This is exactly why I'm looking for references....

This is exactly why I'm looking for references. Thanks.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks guys. If it were my bike then I'd...

Thanks guys. If it were my bike then I'd certainly take it on as I'd only have myself to disappoint if something went awry, however it isn't mine so I don't know if I'd be up for it. Even though I...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By BigPoser

Yeah good point. It's lugged steel.

Yeah good point. It's lugged steel.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,203
Posted By BigPoser

Chainstay replacement....who does it?

Wondering who would be best to contact for a chainstay replacement. While I can build bikes, I'm not sure I'm up for that kind of repair and wondering who to refer someone too.

Can anyone pass...
10-25-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By BigPoser

I'll get her all put back together and get some...

I'll get her all put back together and get some shots.

Haha! You'll be sad to know that I no longer have what was once in the garage :(
10-25-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By BigPoser

This is super cool! Thanks for putting this up. I...

This is super cool! Thanks for putting this up. I have a Cuevas that was built for my father in 1984 and he gave it to me about 5 years ago. It's beautiful and has stood up to tests of time. I use it...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks guys, I have actually decided not to do an...

Thanks guys, I have actually decided not to do an ISP. Seems to be too much trouble than it's worth for what I'm trying to do.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-08-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By BigPoser

Seat tube for ISP

I've wanted to build a bike with an ISP. In the little bit of research that I've done, I've seen that most seat post toppers are 34.9mm. Are guys only building ISP with 34.9mm seat tubes? Seems quite...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-27-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks! Yeah that's about what I was thinking as...

Thanks! Yeah that's about what I was thinking as well. I think I have another spot on a frame that I can put it and curve it. I'll have to have some thinner pieces made....in stainless this time.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-27-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By BigPoser

So here's a picture of my head badge in question....

So here's a picture of my head badge in question. You can see it has a somewhat glossy finish to it on this side. It isn't this way on the other side however. It's 0.064 thick and I was going to...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-25-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By BigPoser

Andy, what thickness SS do you use for your...

Andy, what thickness SS do you use for your badges?

My thought on curving was that I know SS to be a bit more brittle and harder to curve than a mild steel. At least that's been my experience with...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By BigPoser

I don't have a link since it was done locally,...

I don't have a link since it was done locally, but I believe it to be nickel plated steel.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-24-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By BigPoser

Silver brazing nickel plate

I recently had a head badge made in nickel because I had heard it's easier to curve than stainless around a head tube but have recently heard that I'll need to remove the nickle plating before...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-08-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By BigPoser

Yeah I would think that could be tricky for sure....

Yeah I would think that could be tricky for sure. Don't over miter the ends!

How much wiggle room is there where the caliper mount sits?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-07-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By BigPoser

They are definitely thick. I'll be using Syntace...

They are definitely thick. I'll be using Syntace dropouts it shouldn't be too much of an issue really. I do like the set up though.

How is it getting the placement set up? I assume pretty easy...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By BigPoser

No I don't. I really like the look of S Bend...

No I don't. I really like the look of S Bend stays, and they'll match the curved seat stays on a build in the queue. However, it looks like I'd have to damn near cut through the whole stay for the...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-06-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By BigPoser

Columbus Flat Mount Chainstays

Has anyone used these yet? If so, can you mention what you like and dislike about them? They look intriguing.

Thanks in advance.

Brandon
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks Andy! I was thinking about this as well.

Thanks Andy! I was thinking about this as well.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By BigPoser

I really like that. I think I'll do this as it...

I really like that. I think I'll do this as it totally makes sense. Thanks Doug!
Forum: Framebuilders
07-02-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By BigPoser

BB facing....before or after paint?

Which is better?

Thanks in advance.

Brandon Poser
Forum: Framebuilders
06-09-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

Roger that. Thanks. I thought it was.

Roger that. Thanks. I thought it was.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-09-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for this. Was that 20mm outward of the BB...

Thanks for this. Was that 20mm outward of the BB or 20mm in length of the stay?

I was able to VERY gently cold set and get everything to line up but it was nerve racking to say the least. I'd like...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks DSAUL. That totally makes sense. Because I...

Thanks DSAUL. That totally makes sense. Because I actually like the second set of stays more than the first I ended up putting the first ones in the vise and doing exactly what you suggest. I ended...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

Something that I just thought of is if I push out...

Something that I just thought of is if I push out the NDS stay at the BB to it's proper placement, will that in turn end up having the NDS dropout move inward? That would not be good.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

Yes I did actually do this as I wanted to bring...

Yes I did actually do this as I wanted to bring the whole area up in temp. Maybe I didn't do enough afterwards? Not sure.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

So I was very curious about what happened...

So I was very curious about what happened regarding the NDS CS that I ended up building another set. This time I did everything in a different order and the same exact thing happened. First I...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-01-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks David. In the future I'll be finishing...

Thanks David. In the future I'll be finishing everything on the stays before I miter the BB. Hoping that will fix the issue.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-26-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

Yeah I think for the next one I'll get the...

Yeah I think for the next one I'll get the dropouts on, mounts on, internal hose hole done, and then cut the miters for the BB shell last. That seems like it would take all of the movement from the...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-26-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,308
Posted By BigPoser

What happened here?

Situation: dropouts already attached to the stays. I cut out the caliper mount holes and brazed them in yesterday. Put the stays back in the jig and I see the new gap at the BB (see picture below)....
Forum: Framebuilders
05-18-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By BigPoser

Haha all of them actually. I was getting them...

Haha all of them actually. I was getting them from Henry James but they've closed their doors. I did see that BTI carries them so I'll order from them now.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By BigPoser

Forum: Framebuilders
05-08-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By BigPoser

EPS Front Mech hole placement

Building a frame for V4 EPS and wondering where I can put the front mech routing hole in the seat tube. Tech manual says 100mm max from the BB center and at a 45* angle, but that seams a bit short...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-04-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By BigPoser

I've been looking at this same thing but for...

I've been looking at this same thing but for wider rear ends such as Boost 148, and Super Boost 157. I've seen specs on 157 having a 150 flange to flange width but nothing for 148. I would assume 141...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By BigPoser

Haha! I said the same thing to my wife about 10...

Haha! I said the same thing to my wife about 10 frames back. I've got about a dozen designs that I'd love to build as well just to build them. We are sitting right next to each other in the boat my...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-05-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks, I thought you meant external butt, but...

Thanks, I thought you meant external butt, but wasn't totally sure.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-05-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for this. I haven't seen or used a 30.6....

Thanks for this. I haven't seen or used a 30.6. They must not used used often. We are going with a full ENVE finishing kit and I need a 400mm seat post. ENVE doesn't make a 30.6 post.

My seat...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-05-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for this. Wouldn't a single butted tube be...

Thanks for this. Wouldn't a single butted tube be stronger and it doesn't thin in the center like a double butted does? My customer isn't heavy but is pretty powerful.

I'll be adding a custom...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-05-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

The tube I purchased has on ID of 30.7 on the...

The tube I purchased has on ID of 30.7 on the post side. There isn't a seat post that I know of that will fit in that as they are either 30.9 or 27.2. So I'd have to purchase and glue in a reducing...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

So I made a rookie mistake. I ended up ordering...

So I made a rookie mistake. I ended up ordering this ST, http://www.henryjames.com/columbus-31-7-mm-1-25-single-butted-seat-tubes-3.html and I don't want to use it because I am going to make a custom...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-27-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Roger that. Yes I've noticed that as well lately...

Roger that. Yes I've noticed that as well lately the more I've been using it.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-27-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks Nessism. He does have some big power....

Thanks Nessism.

He does have some big power. Should I go 969 on the DT? The CS I chose are 1.0 and .7 and 30.5 x 15.7mm; not thick enough?
Forum: Framebuilders
03-26-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Now that is a big frame. Thanks Andy, what you...

Now that is a big frame. Thanks Andy, what you guys mention totally makes sense. I switched it out with a 7x5x7.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-26-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks for the reply. Good thought about the TT....

Thanks for the reply. Good thought about the TT. I think I'll change it up. This bike isn't going to be a Sunday special, so he's looking for a fairly aggressive design. I was going to use an Enve...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-26-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By BigPoser

Big Ass Build

Since most of the world is in quarantine, I thought I'd use the time to put together a build for a customer who is 6' 8". He's a tall dude for sure. I wanted to put up a list of tubing that I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,939
Posted By BigPoser

As it turns out the Evil Chamois Hagar uses an...

As it turns out the Evil Chamois Hagar uses an 11-46 so I think I'm good.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,085
Posted By BigPoser

I actually have this table. It's a nice set up...

I actually have this table. It's a nice set up for sure. I bit high with the additional legs but nice none the less. I admit that when we were welding it up, we didn't do it correctly and each of my...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By BigPoser

Dsaul - Once you've mate the CS with the front...

Dsaul - Once you've mate the CS with the front triangle, how do you then align the dropouts? Or in your experience, have you needed too? I would guess that some aligning would be needed. Maybe not...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-11-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By BigPoser

Thank you! I've got 12x142 so no worries there.

Thank you! I've got 12x142 so no worries there.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-11-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By BigPoser

Thanks dsaul! I do have a CS fixture that I'm...

Thanks dsaul! I do have a CS fixture that I'm sure will help. I also have Anvil dummy axles and I assume they'll work for this.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-10-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By BigPoser

Rocker dropouts

Have a project coming up that will use Rocker drop outs. I've been studying them and as I'm still pretty new to this, I've been trying understand just how to set these up in a fixture. What are used...
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