I have also been told to use Elmer's white glue to immobilize a flux chip that was inside a tube.
<firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2002 8:49 AM Subject: Re: [CR]A rattling in my fork
> 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 <email@example.com>
> To: Classicrendezvous <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > not have dried enough yet).
> > Any other ideas?
> > David Bilenkey
> > Ottawa, Ontario, Canada