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    Cracktastic Orange Yeti ID?

    Yes, I got it cheap....

    What model? Year?

    Thanks.















































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    97-ish


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    Quote Originally Posted by ameybrook View Post
    97-ish

    Thanks ab.

    How do I tell if it is an Alloy FRO or an ARC? I found a 1997 catalog online, and the only difference I could find in the specs was the ARC has a double taper one-piece loop, and the FRO just said tapered one-piece loop. Didn't see a serial number on it...I'll take a better look when I strip it down.


    The solid color (sparkle orange) seems odd, could it be original?



    It's a shame about the repair...I chased the seller for a couple of weeks before we finally got together. He had said he "needed to sell asap", and was asking 300 obo. I was set to offer $250, but when I saw the missing paint and the weld the offer went down substantially. Either way, it's got some cool parts, and should make a good rider.



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    I think the easiest way would be to check the serial on the NDS dropout. ARCS should start with an A.

    As for the paint, it could be original. I sold a 98 earlier this year that was a solid blue.


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    Has anyone run a quill seatpost in a frame that was damaged at the seat cluster?

    American Classic Quill Seatpost 27 2 Bike Bicycle Road Fit Schwinn Moser MTB GT | eBay

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    Thanks ab, I'll check the nds and report back.


    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    Has anyone run a quill seatpost in a frame that was damaged at the seat cluster?

    American Classic Quill Seatpost 27 2 Bike Bicycle Road Fit Schwinn Moser MTB GT | eBay
    That's a cool post...unfortunately the BIN is $104 more than I paid for the bike.


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    Ok, after messing with a stuck Ringle skewer, and the rear Maggie, I got a peek at a faint serial number on the nds dropout...."3141".
    I'm guessing that means it's an Alloy FRO.

    Also found this when I pulled the skewer....WTF?





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    Fix your springs
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    Fix your springs

    Haha, I noticed that when I pulled the wheel out of the drop out...you have a great eye for detail H. Any idea what might have caused such a weird hole?


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    that's is a crazy cut....it looks elliptical even with the skewed view and the fact that its a cut in a bent tube...classic descriptive geometry....the fact that the orange dot is there says it was after paint...its a nice surface finish everywhere except that middle booger.
    ???????????

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    That's some weird damage. My first thought that it was caused by the attachment of some kind of child carrier (trailer) that was not necessarily designed to attach to a loop tail. But I really can't imagine it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve View Post
    Ok, after messing with a stuck Ringle skewer, and the rear Maggie, I got a peek at a faint serial number on the nds dropout...."3141".
    I'm guessing that means it's an Alloy FRO.

    Also found this when I pulled the skewer....WTF?





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    Is that the drive side? Could it be a relief cut for derailleur clearance to keep it from klunking into the frame?

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