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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:03 am 

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Hi everyone - a newbie to the forum here!

I have decided to sell my Holdsworth special. When I bought it in 1995, it was fitted out for triathlon/time trials and had the handlebar set up with the gear levers at the end and it was in a pretty bad way. It has a Reynolds 531 double butted frame, campag running gear, and mavic rims. I had the frame shot blasted and re enamelled and stickered, and new handlebars for road use.

The thing I wanted to ask was what to clean up the components with before sale? I was going to use a degreaser with a toothbrush to remove the grime. Is it ok to use fine wire wool to remove corrosion off a rusty nut for example? is there a place on the forum for advice on value etc?

Many thanks in advance.


PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:38 pm 
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0000 grade wire wool dipped in oil or WD40 should sort your rust out, or you can soak it in Oxalic acid :)

PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:48 pm 
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Moved the topic and you can ask for valuations here: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=46710

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