Re: [CR]chrome zeus fork

(Example: Production Builders)

Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 11:21:28 -0600
From: "John Thompson" <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: FeatherPluckin1@aol.com
Subject: Re: [CR]chrome zeus fork
References: <159.4a517e31.2f3a4d33@aol.com>
In-Reply-To: <159.4a517e31.2f3a4d33@aol.com>
cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

FeatherPluckin1@aol.com wrote:
> i have a question about my chrome zeus /gipiemme fork . The fork is what
> came on my Holgdo spanish bike which also has gipiemme dropouts . The chrome isnt
> perfect and that is where my question comes in . If i sandblast the fork will
> the paint then stick ?i cant have it re chromed , but i have a sandblaster

Yes, the paint will stick, but be careful. If the chrome starts to peel when you blast it, you'll end up with an ugly surface and end up spending a lot of time fixing it up so it looks halfway decent for the paint. All you want to do is rough it up a little, not remove the chrome.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA