Re: [CR]Record calipers are Record calipers


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To: chuckschmidt@earthlink.net
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 16:13:20 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Record calipers are Record calipers
From: "Richard M Sachs" <richardsachs@juno.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

i was in the habit of jetisoning ANYTHING that was replaced by a "newer" version. i mean, who the f$(&^% wanted any of that dated campagnolo stuff on their modern bicycles? e-RICHIE klatu barata nikta chester, ct

On Mon, 21 Jun 2004 13:06:31 -0800 Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net> writes:
> Richard M Sachs wrote:
> >
> > snipped:
> > "This is all the more probable because most folks never gave a
> hoot about
> > historical accuracy and having this year's brake lever wasn't
> always as
> > essential as it seems to be today."
> >
> > amen, brother.
> > e-RICHIE
> > aka Richard Sachs
> > seated next to wm shattner in
> > chester, ct
>
>
> I useta switch the parts like subing the flat qr cam lever for the
> domed
> one, the later lower tensioned springs, strip the plastic coating
> off
> the wheel guides and even cut off the guides completely on the
> aluminum
> shoe holders. Oh yeah, and sub the OMAS aluminum and ti fasteners
> everywhere I could. That will really confuse the parts scholars
> (lug
> lickersĀ®) in the future. ;)
>
> By the way, the aluminum caliper pivots that OMAS made were a really
> BAD
> idea; the other ti version they made was much better!!!
>
> e-CHUCKIE
> aka Chuck Schmidt
> seated next to nobody in
> south pasadena, ca
>
> .