[CR]Sacrilege Was: Sending for repaint (lug thinning prep)

(Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi)

Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2007 22:59:43 -0700
From: "Jay Sexton" <jvs@sonic.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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Subject: [CR]Sacrilege Was: Sending for repaint (lug thinning prep)

YOU WHAT???!!!

Please sell that frame to someone who will appreciate it before you do the unthinkable.

Jay Sexton Sebastopol, CA

I have decided I really like my mid 80's 3Rensho. The shifting is
> good, a nice mix of campy, Suntour parts etc. I absolutely hate the
> fade paint on it because it is impossible to touch up and ends up
> looking very dirty all the time. I am sending it out to my local
> painter but before I settle on which decals to use ... original or
> repro, I need to thin those lugs. (my 3rensho is lacking in that
> department). I feel I'm up to the task but I don't want to reinvent
> the wheel. What's the best way to go about it. ie.. file, sandpaper
> grit, methodology....?
>
> Garth Libre in Miami Fl USA