Joe Breeze was still using this technique 2 years ago when I inquired about having a top tube dent repaired.
Rick Chasteen, Kansas City
> On Sat, 1 Dec 2001 00:01:54 EST MSCTROSE@aol.com writes:
\r?\n> > He said he could fix it one of two ways: plug both
\r?\n> > ends of
\r?\n> > the top tube and pump in oil and pressure it up until the dent
\r?\n> > popped out,
\r?\n> Is this procedure still used by any frame builders? I had heard about it
\r?\n> years ago, and a friend wanted to get a top tube dent taken out of an old
\r?\n> Pinarello without replacing the top tube. Nobody we asked had heard of
\r?\n> this, and were basically told it was Bondo or replace the tube.
\r?\n> Steven M. Johnson, Chesapeake, VA