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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:08 am 
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When i went to my local powdercoaters who are pretty good they only had 1 brown available :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:53 pm 
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some more 'before' shots...

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hopefully drop it off at the powder coaters tomorrow

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:59 pm 
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How did you finally get the chainset off and what colour have you decided on :?: :D


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:14 pm 
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My mate still had the original crank tool - 16mm!
I remove the Zeus BB and tried a Shimano cartridge in there but the drive side just fell in, tried the Zeus again and it fitted. I cleaned it up and it's stamped with an 'O' for oversize I presume. So the Zeus chainset will be used in the build

For the colours, we've decided on school railings green/BRG with tan saddle and bar tape

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:18 pm 
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Sounds like the threads in the bottom bracket were damaged at some time and an oversize cup was fitted ( I used to work in a bike shop and we did it quite often ) :wink:

The colours sound great :D


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:23 pm 
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good luck with this, had one of these when I first joined a club as a boy. the brake callipers and rear mech look original, it's a long time since i've seen Reynolds 501


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:21 pm 
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more satin than gloss but what do you want for £40! :D

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I asked for BRG and think I got Borstal Railings Green :lol:

I think it'll look cool as satin finish with shiny bits

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Looking good :D


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:42 pm 
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waiting for shifters, stickers, chain ring bolts and chain...




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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 2:58 pm 
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Looking good!

Brown bar tape to match the saddle?

I am rebuilding a 501 record sprint at the moment, good to see some 501 effort being put in!


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