Re: [Classicrendezvous] A Tale of my 1037's


Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 15:15:46 -0500
To: Roadgiant@cs.com, RALEIGH531@aol.com, moos@penn.com
From: Harvey M Sachs <sachs@erols.com>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] A Tale of my 1037's
Cc: tr4play@home.com, CYCLESTORE@aol.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <f3.40931c6.272f0901@cs.com>


At 12:25 PM 10/30/2000 -0500, Roadgiant@cs.com wrote:
>Listers,
> Picked up a pair of 1037's for twenty buck a couple of months ago. The
>cages were badly rusted and upon disassembly I discovered that the spindles
>had an O-ring to keep out dirt/water instead of the familiar knurled
>threading. I mentioned this to the list at that time.
> I had the idea to bead blast the rust off the cages and sure enough I
> was
>able to remove all of the rust -- and the chroming as well. Now what to do.
>The rivets look formidable and how would anyone reattach the cages if one
>managed to remove them to begin with?
><snip>
>Now I am faced with the task of drilling out the
>rivets myself and attempting rechroming locally --- or I have a set of
>really neat paperweights/possible bookends.

Nah! Paint the cages black, and hang them on the wall. Everyone will think they are the cools stuff. ;-) harvey sachs
> There's a lesson inhere somewhere.
> Oh, right. You can't go home again.
> We are on our own, I'm afraid.
>
> Scott "getting the drill ready" Smith