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can you recycle titanium, as in cassettes?(7 posts)

can you recycle titanium, as in cassettes?DougSloan
May 19, 2003 8:52 AM
I have 4 Record 10 speed ti cassettes, all trashed. I guess I let chain stretch go too long, now now of them will work with a new chain. Skip all over the place. There goes a big chunk of change.

Anyone know of there is any use for these or if anyone recycles titanium? The stuff must be worth something if an all ti cassette costs $269 now and half ti costs $159, and steel $89.

I think the Wipperman chains wore far too fast and destroyed the cassettes, btw. Just a guess, though.

Doug
According to Google, YesDave Hickey
May 19, 2003 9:50 AM
There are a lot of links to TI recycling. Here's one.

http://pacific.recycle.net/a/0175.html
I wonderPaulCL
May 19, 2003 11:19 AM
If I sent them my now cracked Colnago Ti frame if I could get a couple of bucks from it???

Just joking. The frame is getting a good polish, then going on my wall as 'bike art'
It would make a hell of a set a wind chimes!nmthe bull
May 19, 2003 12:49 PM
Doug I can use themalansutton
May 19, 2003 12:41 PM
My cross bike (named Frank as in Frankenbike) uses worn out cassettes and chains. I can put just about any worn out cassette on him and it'll work. I'll pay for shipping too.
Alan
Doug I can use them4bykn
May 19, 2003 12:47 PM
Now that's re"cycling".
email meDougSloan
May 20, 2003 6:58 AM
dougsloan_public@yahoo.com

You do have Campy 10 speed and hub, right?

Doug