At 12:25 PM 10/30/2000 -0500, Roadgiant@cs.com wrote:
> 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
>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?
>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. ;-)
> 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