Right so the frame built. now it’s time to finish it. a few bits of handy kit required:
Useful tools include a adjustable reamer (set to 27.2) and a old seat post to check. A motorbike cylinder hone and drill. some rotary wire brushes. some strips of emery cloth, sand ceramic plumber tape. some Dremmel sanding wheels and a bottom bracket tap and a headtube reamer. so time to ream the head tube and bottom bracket:
Now it time to ream the seat tube until the seat post fits, then I run the cylinder hone down to make sure it wont scratch the new post.
Then check with the old post
Now for the paint staking hours of sanding and finishing. all signs of flux must be gone. all the joint must be smoothed and sanded. Using the emery cloth like dental floss on the join gets and nice finish:
Paint is on the way, carbon fork ordered and matching alloy mud guards are here.
December 4, 2013 at 8:36 am
Cool! Looks like you’ve got some fancy tools there!
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