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That looks really close to the one I had. I didn't have the chromoly one that was tested in the magazines, my mom bought it at Gibson's department store in Texas in '81 or '82 and I think it had sat in the store for a while.
The one in the picture doesn't look like the magazine tested one or mine either. Mine seemed somewhere in between.
The differences in mine were that it obviously wasn't chromoly for the price she paid.My frame and forks were chrome.The front hub was a black high-flange steel unsealed one with a 5/16" axle. It was what I saw on a lot of the Huffy bikes with high flanges. It wasn't flat flanges, it had a curve to it and fairly large holes.The rear was a high flange steel unsealed freewheel that was kind of like a cost-reduced cassette instead of a screw-on freewheel. It had a 13t once-piece cog/cassette. It had straight undrilled flanges and a 3/8" axle.It came with the 1.75 36 hole Araya Aero rims in solid red anno, no shiny sides and they were tough as hell. I relaced those to other hubs for years.
Other than that, it looks really close.
The Redline-style 44t front sprocket was stamped steel and chrome with a red coating on it.The brakes were real Dia-compe 890's, as were the levers, but I don't find the model number. They were basically straight but have a curve so you can mount them on the curve of your bars. The ones in the pic are mounted wrong.It had real Ame Tri grips and custom pads by I think California Lite.The seat post wasn't real long and seemed to be steel, but was teardrop shaped until the very top where the seat mounted, so it also had a teardrop shaped aluminum seat post clamp.The tires were 1.75 black skinwall Cheng Shin snakebelly's.
You can't see the horrible Huffy double-clamp stem (steel plate with motorcycle-style aluminum clamps) that I replaced with an ACS Stoker like the magazine model.The bars were very short, steel, red coating over chrome Huffy V-bars, which you can kind of see by how the number plate fits. I think the bars had single-clamp style spacers welded on so they only worked with that stem, but I could be wrong.I replaced those with CW Expert bars because whoever I ordered from didn't send me the pro bars and the time between order and receiving seemed like months so I went with it.I replaced the basic pedals you see in the ad with various cheap, but still better department store pedals over time like the Suntour XC-II knockoffs.
If anyone knows what model I had or what the differences were, hit me up. I'd like to know since it was my first real BMX bike.
This seems to be the exact one, but the grips and at least rear tire have been changed, but I got the levers in the ad and not the straight ones:https://bmxmuseum.com/bikes/huffy/62071
Awesome, I'll pack it up and ship it out tomorrow.
PM replied, still available
Oh, the headset is complete, I didn't mention that.
As you see it.
It's all in the description.
Man, those look exactly like the Blammo forks everyone drools over or at least really damn close.
They're so hard to find, someone should just grab these at this price and slap Blammo stickers on them.
I'm not familiar with those, any idea how long the offset is?
It's kind of hard to tell by the pic.
I'd hit buy now, but I'm not sure how that works on multiple items like this.
Contact me for payment please.
Paid in full
Hell yeah, Love Handles again!
Thanks! I had the first ones with removable ends and loved those things after I JB welded the screws in.
Hopefully these are really similar and the 1" ends don't feel too strange.
Dibs on a set
Did you already sell the Haro Master? Where's the Dyno?
I'm not sure if we're supposed to post here too, but I also paid on the Slammer f/f on Sunday. Just waiting to hear back.
Dibs on the chrome Dyno Slammer.
PM me where you're located and a guesstimate on shipping please.
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