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Old 09-08-2015, 08:01 PM
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Agreen Agreen is offline
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Default Re: Inauspicious Beginnings: 1961 Schwinn American.

Corrosion can do some awful things. Use a torch if you're really set on keeping it original. And heat it up a lot. A LOT. Lightly heating it won't cut it if it's seized on bad enough. I've had tonget some bolts red/orange hot before they begin to turn.

But I would replace the crank and never speak of it. Who's going to know, aside from you?
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