The reason for brass screws is so I don't have to remove any type of plating from the screw before brazing it in. Most screws have something on them to prevent them from rusting in service.
Brian Baylis La Mesa, CA
> Why brass screws? Easier to file, or is there another, less obvious, reason?
> Ak, NZ
> Brian Baylis wrote:
> >I silver braze a brass screw in the mount and file it flush.
> >Brian Baylis
> >>How do you lose these? I was wondering about the water bottle holes in
> >>particular? They get filled in? The TT brazeons get filed away?
> >>Angel Garcia
> >>Long Valley, NJ
> >>>None of those decals are in the correct location, aside from being the
> >>>wrong decals. Looks to be 1974. Nice frame, needs to loose the TT
> >>>brazeons and the ST water bottle mounts.
> >>>Brian Baylis