Re: [CR] Frame dent


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

From: "dave bohm" <davebohm@azstarnet.com>
To: "Stewart Barrie" <sbarrie@bellefield.worldonline.co.uk>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <027801bfcdaa$fa175230$268cbcd4@stewart> <005101c05e58$e61a7340$65865d18@maine.rr.com>
Subject: Re: [CR] Frame dent
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2000 21:53:15 -0700


The dent may be able to be rolled out using a set of frame blocks. This will only remove the majority of the dent. The small remaining dent can be filled with body filler during a repaint and you will never know the difference. A local framebuilder should be able to handle this for you.

Sincerely, David Bohm Bohemian Bicycles
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stewart Barrie" <sbarrie@bellefield.worldonline.co.uk>
> To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2000 5:28 PM
> Subject: {ClassicRend]Frame dent
>
>
> Just inherited a nice 531 Claud Butler from the 60's I think. No eylelets
> and pencil stays. Unfortunately there is nice dent in the middle of the seat
> tube just above front mech clip height. Otherwise it seems fine.
>
> Any thoughts on restoration? Are there any techniques for fixing dents in
> situ (I can hear the screams already) or are we definitely looking at a new
> seat tube? In which case, is it worth it?
>
> Cheers
>
>
> Stewart