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

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]now gluing metal tubes/lugs: Was Sacrilege Time: cold brazing ?
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 14:38:47 -0700
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On Jul 29, 2006, at 2:32 PM, Don Wilson wrote:
> (snip) 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.

Kind of hard to see the point here Don. A competent builder doesn't overheat tubes. And if gluing steel tubes worked (wasn't such a bad idea), they'd be on the marketplace.

Chuck "if it isn't broke, don't glue it" Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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