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Thread: Top tube dent

  1. #1
    mtbr member
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    May 2010

    Top tube dent

    Trying to figure out how or if I can fix this. It's a Monocog. Bought it like this with the dent right on the top tube. Any input would be appreciated.

  2. #2
    gran jefe
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    hey, new balance hiking shoes. those are the best. i wish they still made the 808at.

    i wouldn't mess with that top tube. if i really wanted to watch it, i'd sand off the paint in and around the dent and put a light coat of white paint on it so i could easily see any signs of cracking or flexing. but that wouldn't look so hot.

  3. #3
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    May 2010
    Yeah, NB shoes are great. Thanks for the input. I'm not worried too much about the aesthetics of it. It's got plenty of chips and rust spots. I might have a local welder wrap and weld a thin tube around it.

  4. #4
    mtbr member
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    Jan 2008
    Folks that do dent repair on cars use heat to get the dent to pop back out, the tube wants to be round. I think this may be too far gone though. Did you try the frame builder forum, those guys must have some ideas.

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