Re: [CR]now gluing metal tubes/lugs: Was Sacrilege Time: cold brazing ?

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Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 14:32:45 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Don Wilson" <dcwilson3@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]now gluing metal tubes/lugs: Was Sacrilege Time: cold brazing ?
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <bc0.16736f0.31fd216c@aol.com>


Lou Deeter said gluing has been tried with Vitus and Alan aluminum frames.

And I respond, true, true, I have a Vitus with aluminum joints and carbon fiber tubes that were glued, albeit dubiously. But has anyone glued a steel tube to a steel lug? When I listen to how bad it is to overheat tubes, something like J.B. Weld, only with a more purpose conceived recipe, might not be such a bad idea. ...if it worked as well.

dcw


--- LouDeeter@aol.com wrote:


>
> In a message dated 7/29/2006 4:32:26 P.M. Eastern
> Daylight Time,
> dcwilson3@yahoo.com writes:
>
> has anyone
> ever tried to systematically develop a cold braze
> for
> joining lugs and tubes?
>
>
>
> I don't know about systematically and I would not
> call it cold braze, but
> Alan & Vitus joined lugs and tubes with something
> called glue. I think Alan
> screwed theirs too, so they were screwed and glued.
> I believe brazing is by
> definition related to using heat in the melting of
> a material to join tubes.
> Lou Deeter, Orlando FL
>
>
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