Re: WOW ! I thought I was on my own...
Soak that skeleton in a vat of Evapo-Rust and have a rattle can or two of primer ready.
It may be a little bent, but it is far from garbage. There are plenty of folks who specialize in frame straightening. It does not cost as much as you might think.
I hope that you enjoy this new project!
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