Re: [CR]Question for frame builders/painters


Example: Production Builders

From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 13:17:18 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Question for frame builders/painters
To: rhawks@lmi.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 2/11/04 8:15:08 AM Pacific Standard Time, rhawks@lmi.net writes:
> If you see a line of rust forming at the shoulder of the
> joint where the seat tube meets the lip of the bottom
> bracket shell, is it ever anything but a crack in the
> frame? Could it ever just be bad paint? The frame has
> less than 2000 miles on it, and I haven't even worn
> a tire out yet. I ride it 5 days a week on my commute to
> work.
>

There's no reason for paint to crack there if the metal underneath it isn't
moving.
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA