Re: [CR]Can lugs be re-used?


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From: "Diane Feldman" <feldmanbike@home.com>
To: <Philcycles@aol.com>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <9d.15fe24da.2842651b@aol.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Can lugs be re-used?
Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 07:14:57 -0700


I have so far only used heatless means (die grinder/Dremel, patience) to remove tubes for repairs but has anyone out there successfully un-brazed brass brazed lug joints? David Feldman


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>
> In a message dated 5/27/01 6:02:53 AM, tr4play@home.com writes:
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> << Can a fancy lugset that is on a poor condition frameset be taken off and
>
> used to build a new frameset?
>
> >>
>
> Yes but it's not as simple as "taken off." It's got to be done carefully,
> very carefully. For instance, older frames are frequently pinned and the pins
> must be drilled out. Things like that. And it's easier to cut the frame in
> pieces firsts.
> Phil Brown