[CR]Gun metal used for bicycle frames or parts?

(Example: Framebuilders:Pino Morroni)

Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 14:02:19 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Ted E. Baer" <wickedsky@sbcglobal.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Gun metal used for bicycle frames or parts?

Just out of curiosity, does anyone know if any old bicycle frames or parts were made from old melted down metal guns confiscated from enemies in war times, or non-functioning guns (fire-arms?)

I always wonder about those B.S.A. parts...........

Ted E. Baer
Palo Alto, CA