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Repair question

  • 24-02-2023 12:40pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 472 ✭✭


    Mod. apologies if I am in the wrong forum !

    I have a Raleigh hybrid. Found a complete crack on the tubular part of the frame near to the rear hub slot.

    Can this be welded or is it new bicycle time ?



Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,858 ✭✭✭cletus


    Steel or aluminium? Steel is easier to repair, you'd want a good welder to repair aluminium (some people wouldn't be happy on a repaired frame)

    Can you post some pictures?



  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 48,240 CMod ✭✭✭✭magicbastarder


    probably can be welded if it's steel. is it economical to do so? probably not.



  • Registered Users Posts: 472 ✭✭UrbanFox


    Thanks.

    I suspect that the safer and practical option is a new machine !



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