Re: [Classicrendezvous] Lotus Supreme


Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2000 15:48:47 -0800
To: Monkeyman <monkey37@bluemarble.net>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <jfbender@umich.edu>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Lotus Supreme
In-Reply-To: <l03130301b628a9fd9770@[128.111.201.65]>


Be careful with the naval jelly. It is simply acid with a binder. Just use it as directed.

Joe

At 11:07 AM 11/3/00 -0700, Monkeyman wrote:
>Hey folks,
>I just got a really good deal on Lotus Supreme and I had a couple of
>questions about it. The frame is fully chromed with a beautiful light
>lavender pearl paint job, long point lugs with diamond cut-outs, full
>braze-ons, and Campy BOs. The tubing is older Columbus acciaio specialle,
>SL right? Anyway, the reason I got a good deal was around the edges of the
>seatlug and BB shell there's rust I don't know if it's from living its life
>next to the Pacific or from poor chroming. I was thinking of getting a
>repaint but the original color is so nice, does anyone know of a way to
>stop the rust and touch-up the paint? I was thinking of smearing on some
>naval jelly and letting it sit for a week or so then touch it up with
>fingernail polish. I want to get it built up first before a repaint since
>it's 1" larger than my usual bike size and I want to make sure it fits
>before putting a bunch of money into it. Anyway, any information on this
>bike would be nice.
>
>thanks,
>Brandon"monkeyman"Ives
>
>
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