Re: [CR]FS: 73 Schwinn World Voyageur frameset


Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 16:55:06 -0400
From: "Tim Fricker" <tymncycle@gmail.com>
To: "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]FS: 73 Schwinn World Voyageur frameset
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Chromax can be ordered by any shop that has an account with J&B Importers, who carry it. As far as I know, QuickGlo is gone... something about a family business caught in a divorce, as I heard it.

Tim

On 7/27/07, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Tim, where do you buy Chromax? I'm close to depleting my stash of
> QuickGlo and I'm looking for a substitute. I've tried Mothers Mag & Chrome
> Cleaner. It's good for polishing, but not quite abrasive enough for rubbing
> out scratches like one can do with QuickGlo. Anyone else know of a QuickGlo
> subsittute that will remove scratches? Is QuickGlo now gone forever?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, TX
>
> *Tim Fricker <tymncycle@gmail.com>* wrote:
>
> Hey folks!
>
> Since it doesn't really fit me, I'm selling off the World Voyageur frame I
> picked up recently. It's a 23" frame, in orange, with a lot of nicks and
> scrapes in the paint. The good news is that the whole frame is chromed
> under the paint. The bad news is that there's some surface rust here and
> there. I did a modest bit of cleaning with Chromax (a good substitute for
> QuickGlo), and most of the rust cleared right up. I imagine someone with
> more patience and desire would be able to make it look a lot better. If I
> were to keep it, I'd probably just strip it to the chrome and be done with
> it.
>
> How about $75 plus shipping? As I understand it, it was a 73-only model,
> and pretty nice, next in line to the Paramount. It's one of the early
> frames built by Panasonic, and seems well built. 4130 Chromoly tubiing
> throughout. More info can be found here:
>
> http://www.geocities.com/sldatabook/detail7074.html#1973worldvoyageur
>
> Questions? Drop me a line. Too high a price? Make an offer. Pics? Sure,
> I'm going to take a few when I find the time.
>
> Thanks!
>
> --
> Tim Fricker
> bikes@vienna, llc
> Vienna, VA, USA
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