Re: [CR] Columbus SL "Competition" Tubing

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Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2010 05:56:08 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
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Subject: Re: [CR] Columbus SL "Competition" Tubing

On 07/15/2010 09:16 AM, Jon M. Crate wrote:
> I would like to know the difference in weight between the
> 0.7/0.5/0.7 "Lightweight" Columbus SL" and the "Standard"
> 0.9/0.6/0.9 for the entire tubeset. Obviously there are other
> variables even for the same size frames like the type of lugs,
> amount of braising, amount of paint or internal coatings. I don't
> know if these variables are large enough to overcome the tube set
> differences, or not.

The published weights are listed in my Columbus catalog:

SL (09./0.6/0.9): 1925gm KL (0.7/0.5/0/7): 1670gm


-John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA