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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:17 pm 
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Always concerns me if the phone rings or there is a knock at the door 'out of hours'. So, when there was a 'bang, bang, bang' on the door at just gone 7am this morning I thought the worst.

However, when the postman announced 'Special delivery' to the wife I knew what it was. 'Your frame is here' she announced to me with a look of glee on her face :wink: :lol:

So, I have finally got my hands on a 1992 GT Karakoram in beautiful Tequilla Sunrise colour scheme. Bit of T-Cut and polish and it will come up nice.

Going to put my Pro-Circuit forks on this one, and I already have a correct steerer is on its way. May ask Gil to make up some decals in a red/yellow scheme for them.

Running gear will be all mint LX and DX off my donor Raleigh Summit, which was purchased purely for this purpose.

Might have this done by the end of the year, work permitting.

More to follow in the next week or so......


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:26 pm 
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oooh thats gonna be really nice

why does your wife have a" look of glee" on her face ?

mine usually comes out with something along the lines of "theres
more scrap arrived"


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:31 pm 
Lincs AEC
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mikee wrote:
oooh thats gonna be really nice


Fingers crossed. Need to decide what post and stem to go on now :?


mikee wrote:
why does your wife have a" look of glee" on her face ?

mine usually comes out with something along the lines of "theres
more scrap arrived"


I was being sarcastic, hence the :wink:

:lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:34 pm 
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what was standard ?

avinuer tioga ?

gt flip flop ?


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:34 pm 
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Pickle wrote:
Might have this done by the end of the year, work permitting.


isnt it more your style to have them built by the end of the day!

this is going to be nice!


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:36 pm 
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Looks good. It'll be great to see it built up. 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:39 pm 
Lincs AEC
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mikee wrote:
what was standard ?
avinuer tioga ?
gt flip flop ?


I think is was flip-flop. Am going to have a look in the scans and see if I can dig the 1992 catalogue out.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:50 pm 
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the earliest cat I've got is 93
the plain colourways ,bit boring after the spatter schemes
all gt branded stuff ,tioga and kalloy i think ,and vetta stuff, forgot about
those


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 3:38 pm 
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i'm glad to see you're back onto buying GT stuff again rather than proflex and specialized stuff!! :D

that is gonna look cool. 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 4:10 pm 
National & North West AEC
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Pickle wrote:
mikee wrote:
what was standard ?
avinuer tioga ?
gt flip flop ?


I think is was flip-flop. Am going to have a look in the scans and see if I can dig the 1992 catalogue out.


I'm pretty sure that it was a flip-flop stem on this one.


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