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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:23 am 
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Banashapan wrote:
This is great, looking forward to seeing more!


Cheers, more to come each day (although I’m starting to get some grumbling from my normally reasonably patient wife) :roll:


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:05 am 
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T– minus (RBotM June) 15 days & counting

For the main crank/chain ring I’m using this massive 52t Williams crankset, with 1/8” wide teeth, cleaned up very well with the old foil trick showing off the Williams name.
I believe this pattern was used way into the 70’s but by then I think they’d changed to more common 3/32” and losssed the “Williams” stamp I guess to save one more process/money?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:22 am 
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T– minus (RBotM June) 14 days & counting

I was getting a little impatient with the stripping and cleaning, so I thought I put a few bits together, just so I can feel I’m achieving something!
First job I decided to do was get the head together, so into the pig freezer went the forks for a couple of hours, and I hung the bottom bearing ring in front of my heat gun for about 10 minutes. This proved enough to shrink the forks and expand the ring so as to allow it to fall pretty much into place with the lightest of taps from a piece of softwood.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:14 am 
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Next 'nice' job in-between cleaning up the nasty Fiamme rims, was fitting the bottom bracket axle and cups, then fitting that big Williams 1/8th - 52t crank, after a few attempts and a bit of cotter-pin fettling, she running nice and smooth and of course super shiny!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:36 am 
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Is that the same green/cream as my overbury’s tourer? Very nice.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:05 pm 
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Is that the same green/cream as my overbury’s tourer? Very nice.


Yarp...that's the one, when I found the mid-green flam under the pale green rattle can job Iwas propper chuffed having already admired your Overbury... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:15 pm 
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Missed this until now but signing up for the final stages. Brilliant job!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:43 pm 
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MatBH5 wrote:
Missed this until now but signing up for the final stages. Brilliant job!


Cheers MatBH5,
Don't forget to vote! (although there are some absolutely stunning old bikes up for the title of RBotM theme month)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:17 pm 
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MatBH5 wrote:
Missed this until now but signing up for the final stages. Brilliant job!


Cheers MatBH5,
Don't forget to vote! (although there are some absolutely stunning old bikes up for the title of RBotM theme month)

just don't put a saddle bag and mudguards on it or a fight will break out. :facepalm:


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:22 pm 
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The History Man wrote:
PeachyPM wrote:
MatBH5 wrote:
Missed this until now but signing up for the final stages. Brilliant job!


Cheers MatBH5,
Don't forget to vote! (although there are some absolutely stunning old bikes up for the title of RBotM theme month)

just don't put a saddle bag and mudguards on it or a fight will break out. :facepalm:


Stop! I can’t polish for crying (with laughter) :lol:


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