Re: [CR]A rattling in my fork


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From: "Rick Chasteen" <rchasteen@kc.rr.com>
To: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>, "Classicrendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <HBECIOPCNPKEJLCJBKNKAEFNCMAA.dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR]A rattling in my fork
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 10:49:36 -0600


How about Frame Saver? That should encapsulate it at the bottom of the fork blade if you let it cure right side up.

Rick Chasteen, Kansas City


----- Original Message -----
From: David Bilenkey
To: Classicrendezvous
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2002 10:39 AM
Subject: [CR]A rattling in my fork



> I'm hoping the list members might have discovered a good solution to this
> problem I've got. A fork on an older frame I picked up last night has
> something rattling around inside one of the blades. This is a fork of
> unknown origin, but is made with 4130 Cro-Moly with a pleasant full sloping
> crown. Currently painted black (although shortly to be repainted) and has
> vent holes at the top and bottom of the blades.
>
> I tried pouring linseed oil into the blades in the hopes that the oil might
> trap the debris (it sounds like a single large 'pebble' as opposed to a
> bunch of rust flakes) once the oil dried out, but so far no success (it may
> not have dried enough yet).
>
> Any other ideas?
>
> David Bilenkey
> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada