Re: [CR]Drillium and Beyond

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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 18:56:07 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: "Bingham, Wayne" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Drillium and Beyond
References: <D24CD8D2A42DBE408E31D99568D7AAFF0206CA05@MLSSWN02P.WAS.INT.IMF.ORG>

Bingham, Wayne wrote:
> Many thanks to Steve DeOreo for the article scans. I'm having a
> re-fascination with the drillium craze since coming into possession of a
> N-Rec rear derailleur that is one of the most drilled and milled
> derailleurs I have ever seen. This derailleur came with a black
> anodized S-Rec group I recently acquired. Upon close inspection, the
> derailleur has been attacked just about everywhere possible. The more
> you look, the more you see work done. This prompted me to start
> thinking about the end weight achieved by this process, and the articles
> just further fuel the flames. I've posted pictures here:

I did a drillium Super Record crank on my TS Isaac:

It came out nicely enough (IMHO), but was enough work that I never got around to drilling anything else on it...

John (
Appleton WI USA