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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    I’m thinking of putting it together with bearings in the crank arm side and using heat to thread and seat the broken race. If it’s not...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    Man, that’s a lot of fussing, I’m lazy. I took a bolt that threads into the race a bit before binding, wrapped Teflon plumbing tape...
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    Nabeaquam reacted to Mickeyspinn's post in the thread Fixing a Victorian with Like Like.
    Ok...yes as a ball bearing type of race over the pond in old blighty we'd say it's had it's chips! But.....bare with me...😁 I have a...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    Wow, brilliant. I’ll go to my rubbish bin and retrieve the crap plastic pedal, it’s already got the nylon bearing molded in. I might be...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    Left is the original. I’s not cracked through, it still threads on, it’s deeply chipped so the ball bearings hang up.
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    Well people, I’m trying an insert in the bigger pedal race. An old road bike crank chainring retainer fastener was a pounded in for a...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    The first skim coat of automotive acrylic part way sanded down. The second skim coat of whatever rattle can color I have remaining...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    I already did that, it works but I want to try and save that original pedal if I can. Modern spindles are thicker so the bushing isn’t...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    I have a set of spd pedals with a missing part. I gave several sets away too. I’ll look at the one junk set I still have. This spring I...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    I had plenty of patience. It’s gone now. Perhaps it’s break time.
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    We’re still cleaning up from the wind storm. I’m thinking I’ll abandon the homemade pedal idea and try and save the original pedal with...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    Hurricane Bawbag’s nephew visited us last night. I have a white pine down, my neighbors split wood pile, his kayak and his covered...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    I have a communist era East German Diamant track bike and it came with no crank. I put on an old French three arm cottered crank. I had...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    Still sanding away. In my spare time today I put some trim on the woodshed I’m building and also built a pedal. The pedal is made from...
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    Nabeaquam replied to the thread Fixing a Victorian.
    I put on a skim coat of automotive acrylic today. I’m using 400 wet dry to sand it down. There are a lot of tool marks, uneven tube...
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