NEW FEATURE WILL SHOW 'TRICKS OF THE TRADE' TO HELP WITH YOUR
Club Members and Reps are encouraged to participate,
"Tip Feature" is exclusive to RCOC.
Tip will be collated and added to a library
help members, and Non-members during restorations, servicing and
general running of the Raleigh Chopper.
a Head Badge'
remove a Head (Heron) badge from the head tube of the frame, I
have found the following procedure to work the best. It helps to
preserve the head badge for refitting after the frame has been
that is required to refit the badge is 3 new head badge
remove the top rivet slide a sharp blade from a Stanley knife or
similar under the badge, when it comes into contact with the
rivet tap the blade gently with a hammer,
will cut the soft rivet in half releasing the badge from the
side rivets are sliced in the same way, see the pictures below.
all three rivets have been sliced, the badge will drop off the
remainder of the rivet can then be tapped out of the frame
badge using a small pin punch or nail.
KEEP YOUR FINGERS AWAY FROM THE SHARP EDGE OF THE BLADE DURING
THIS OPERATION AS PER THE PICTURE BELOW.
also recommend the use of safety glasses.
the top rivet
the Left hand side rivet, the Right hand rivet is a reversal of
we are! Another job made simple :)
there you have it!
comments greatly received.
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