Re: [CR]Cuevas timeline


Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 08:21:07 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Cuevas timeline
From: Steven m Johnson <grisha2@juno.com>


On Sat, 1 Dec 2001 00:01:54 EST MSCTROSE@aol.com writes:
> He said he could fix it one of two ways: plug both
> ends of
> the top tube and pump in oil and pressure it up until the dent
> popped out,

Is this procedure still used by any frame builders? I had heard about it years ago, and a friend wanted to get a top tube dent taken out of an old Pinarello without replacing the top tube. Nobody we asked had heard of this, and were basically told it was Bondo or replace the tube.

Steven M. Johnson, Chesapeake, VA http://members.home.com/grisha1 http://www.stevenjohnson.com/