Re: [CR]CRACKED REAR DROP OUT REPAIR QUESTION

(Example: Production Builders)

Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 10:41:47 -0500
From: "Steven Willis" <smwillis@verizon.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]CRACKED REAR DROP OUT REPAIR QUESTION
To: "Martin Walsh" <mowalsh@verizon.net>, "CR List" <ClassicRendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <001201c87ae2$90e03730$2e01a8c0@Marty>
reply-type=original

Yes you can have it just welded or replace the whole thing if you can find a match to the drop out or replace both. Steven Willis The Bike Stand 1778 East Second Street Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-322-3330 http://www.thebikestand.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Martin Walsh
To: CR List
Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 9:51 AM
Subject: [CR]CRACKED REAR DROP OUT REPAIR QUESTION



> Dear CR List Members,
> I purchased a 1982 VINER lugged steel frame.
> I've noticed it has a cracked rear dropout.
> The frame is made with Columbus tubing.
> The rear drop outs are generic (NOT CAMPAGNOLO).
> The crack is small.
> I've made inquiries locally about having the dropout replaced.
> Can a dropout be WELDED,TO REPAIR the rear dropout???
> What is the best and safest practice to follow in repairing a broken
> rear drop out?
> Thanks!
> Yours truly,
> Marty Walsh in Vienna,Virginia,USA