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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:11 am 
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Randomly came across something totally out of left field, about a decade older than any bike I've found exciting. I needed a project & this fit the bill & then some.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:16 am 
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I've still got a fair amount of cleaning to do. This was after an hour. The rack really wants to stay where it is at the moment.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:17 am 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:22 am 
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Project #1. Bring the Campy QR back from the dead


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:29 am 
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Half way there.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:31 am 
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I've found brass brushes followed by metal polish revive these sort of things. Did wonders with some 60 year old Campagnolo skewers.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:33 am 
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And thus ends day 1.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:38 am 
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legrandefromage wrote:
I've found brass brushes followed by metal polish revive these sort of things. Did wonders with some 60 year old Campagnolo skewers.


I can't agree with you more. I've been using hot water, Dawn & a brass brush & the results are beyond my expectations. I need stronger hands though, I spent almost an hour brushing that Campy QR.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:48 am 
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How completely fantastic!
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:13 pm 
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Wowser that’s dream bike stuff, great score


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