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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:36 pm 
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I bought a few totes of stuff of a retired racer and he asked me to skip a couple more full of scrap bits. I’m more excited about the scrap boxes tbh. Found a grubby chainset that cleaned up into a nice Gran Sport (1978 date coded), there’s also a a set of GS pedals too to scrub up. I love it when you find something unexpected :D


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:23 am 
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In good condition also nice


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:51 am 
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What did you clean that chainset with to make it look so good?!


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:22 am 
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Nice find, I could find more than a few homes for that


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:35 am 
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Joe_Rides wrote:
What did you clean that chainset with to make it look so good?!


Changes every time but.... sprayed with a citrus degreaser, then WD40. After that I wiped it over with methylated spirit (I like the smell). If I could have found my Solvol, I would have given it a quick polish.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:25 pm 
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More digging around today and found RAE correct B.B, dust caps and pedals


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