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 Post subject: FM015 Build
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:23 am 
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6.92kg

A very low budget build that was intended to ride like a weapon, and it sure does. I'm not scared of crashing it either which is a big plus!

Not many parts of note. Any questions, please ask!

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 Post subject: Re: FM015 Build
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:41 am 
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Nice, that black is begging for some crazy paint IMO. what rims are you using?

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 Post subject: Re: FM015 Build
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:48 am 
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Hi, how was the quality and finish of the frameset? How long did you have to wait. Cheers.


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 Post subject: Re: FM015 Build
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:33 am 
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They are ano'd velocity aeroheads (quite old. 403g & 405g each).

The finish was acceptable. There was no resin spill onto threads, the BB shell is nicely aligned and ready to use out of the box, the rear brake boss has a bit of clearcoat which means the brake nut is a tight fit and similarly the lower headset bearing suffers the same issue.

The clearcoat could be more uniform, but it's not noticable and this isn't a great looking frame either way.

I waited one working week. They [hongfu] were quick with communication and all around pleasant to deal with.

It rides nicely. It's no miracle, but it fits me well and performs as well as I could hope for at this price point (if not better).

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 Post subject: Re: FM015 Build
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:56 am 
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Cheers, thanks for the info :D


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 Post subject: Re: FM015 Build
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:39 pm 
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Nice build, Bobby! It looks like it will be fun to ride and thrash about.

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 Post subject: Re: FM015 Build
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nice ride and thanks for the information - and the white works!

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