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#326 2019-07-22 4:20pm

Bluegill
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Re: HOW TO ** Remove Anodization **

Yeah, these are the caged Lightning’s. Seem to be anno for sure. Unfortunately the cages are riveted on, not screwed. I’ll try carefully dipping only the cages in the strip bath one edge at a time to avoid the etching.

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#327 2020-03-08 6:44am

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Re: HOW TO ** Remove Anodization **

Draino Professional Crystals - discontinued!!!!

What shall we do?  Those crystals are now like $50 online and I am actually thinking about buying some because I don't know what else will work that good.


Hutch Fun Facts: All main line Hutch's with digits only S/N (no letters or baseballs) on the rear drop outs were US made and had their dropouts stamped between late '83 and '86.  Obviously the frame manufacture would occur slightly after that, even if they just threw 'em in a bucket randomly.  There is an obvious date code in that the first 2 digits seem to be the month and the 3rd digit is pretty obviously the last digit of the year running from '83-'86.

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#328 2020-03-08 6:46am

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Re: HOW TO ** Remove Anodization **

troynlori wrote:

Draino Professional Crystals - discontinued!!!!

What shall we do?  Those crystals are now like $50 online and I am actually thinking about buying some because I don't know what else will work that good.

Amazon!!
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#329 2020-03-08 7:07am

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Home depothttp://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/48344/20200220_0906285e4ecdc914.jpg
Works great. One ounce or so per gallon of water


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#330 2020-03-08 7:23am

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#331 2020-03-08 8:33am

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cool

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#332 2020-03-08 8:38am

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Good deal...thanks deme and Agent.  I'm back in business!


Hutch Fun Facts: All main line Hutch's with digits only S/N (no letters or baseballs) on the rear drop outs were US made and had their dropouts stamped between late '83 and '86.  Obviously the frame manufacture would occur slightly after that, even if they just threw 'em in a bucket randomly.  There is an obvious date code in that the first 2 digits seem to be the month and the 3rd digit is pretty obviously the last digit of the year running from '83-'86.

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