Re: [CR]top tube repair

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From: "Rick Chasteen" <>
To: <>, "Steven m Johnson" <>
References: <>
Subject: Re: [CR]top tube repair
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 08:08:09 -0600

Joe Breeze was still using this technique 2 years ago when I inquired about having a top tube dent repaired.

Rick Chasteen, Kansas City

----- Original Message -----

> On Sat, 1 Dec 2001 00:01:54 EST 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