Turning down a fork race

Turning down a fork race

Postby MountGower » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:31 pm

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by BNA » Fri Apr 10, 2009 12:29 am

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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby LittleWheelsandBig » Fri Apr 10, 2009 12:29 am

I have a Campag toolkit and I know how to use it. It is a lot easier than using a lathe.
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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby MountGower » Fri Apr 10, 2009 11:26 am

Thanks very much Dave.
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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby MountGower » Fri Apr 10, 2009 5:18 pm

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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby tallywhacker » Fri Apr 10, 2009 7:03 pm

done this several times. Get a half round file, set aside an hour, music on and very slowly file away. Easy if you put the end of the steerer on the corner of your work bench so that it can pivot and you can file and turn the fork at the same time.
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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby MountGower » Sat Apr 11, 2009 5:56 am

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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby LittleWheelsandBig » Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:34 am

MountGower wrote:Does Campagnolo make a tool which will do the job more quickly and accurately than a file, or have I confused Dave with a poor choice of terms (words) in my original post?


Campag make a toolkit with cutters to accurately ream the seats for headset cups and crown races, facers for bottom brackets and headsets, taps for bottom brackets and virtually all the other tools necessary to properly prepare a classic frame for building. Just like this
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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby MountGower » Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:08 pm

Many thanks to LittleWheelsandBig for helping me out with this. Thanks very much.
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Re: Turning down a fork race

Postby LittleWheelsandBig » Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:26 am

Glad to help
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