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I also polished the bars with the Turtle-Wax and touched them up with the soft brass wheel-brush. Above: The original rear derailleur cleaned-up great, but there was no way to tighten it up.Brass wheel brushes throw lots of bristles when using! It would not stay in the proper position even though the spring was fine.Original text and images of the 1984 Schwinn sales brochure.The text below, including the prices, are as written in 1984.The P12 was highlighted with Nervex lugs, a steel Stronglight Competition crankset, and Campagnolo Grand Sport front and rear derailers.
I used the Turtle-Wax on the Chrome, and Mother`s on the un-plated metal parts. Above: I used the soft brass wheel-brush (mini angle grinder) and Turtle-Wax Chrome Cleaner/Polish on the Stem, Seat-Post, and the Seat-Post Clamp and Bolt.
Fillet-brazing is an alternative method of constructing high-quality lightweight bicycle frames without the use of lugs.
Brazing is a joining process employing a filler metal, like brass, that melts below the melting temperature of the parent metal workpiece.
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Additional options included a Campagnolo seatpost in place of a spartan, rolled aluminum tube, a Campagnolo Record crankset, and white plastic fenders - presumably Bluemels of unknown model.