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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    We had a wind storm last night. A pine tree snapped of 20 feet above ground but it missed the power line and out buildings. I’ll have to...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    I have two 100+ year old American bicycles. Pedals take a beating. They are usually missing or totally broken and unrepairable. I took a...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    Man, these old bikes aren’t for the faint of heart, their built weird and very hard to work on. Part of the problem is the deeply...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Gay 90s Sentinel Rust Jackpot.
    Sentinel was one of about a dozen early Mead Cycle Company brands. They used a lot of head badges. Your bike was manufactured either...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    I’m wondering about paint. The bike is a rat, I already removed the dirt and patina. It’s been stripped down to pitted grey metal. I’m...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    I think it probably is.
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    The dent is out.
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    We’ve had three summer days so far 80 to 90F. Most of the time and for the next 10 days it’s going to be in the 60s, 40s - 50s at night...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    This bicycle has very thin walled larger diameter seamed tubing. The seam is brazed. It’s the way they made an all steel bicycle that...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    I started filling the dent with JB Weld.
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    us56456712 reacted to curtisfox's post in the thread Revenant with Like Like.
    Next time try a Chevy exhaust manifold spreader, instead of the pliers ............Curt
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    This is as good as I feel like fixing the dent. I’ll fill the divots with JB Weld. Good enough, perfect. Some people are craftsmen, I’m...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    Straight Straight Not straight More brute force needed to get them parallel.
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    The dented chain stay is still a little bent. The hydraulic jig didn’t get it all. I’m trying to take the last bit of bend out with...
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    us56456712 replied to the thread Revenant.
    The frame is paint free. All tubing is made with a brazed together zig zag seam. This is the down tube.
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