Colnago Master X-Light build - let it shine....

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Re: Colnago Master X-Light build - let it shine....

Postby jaseyjase » Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:45 pm

open roader wrote:Headset now fitted with a 5mm spacer and a quick re-tension of the headset...... I like this addition, it stays.


im glad to have helped with such a beautiful build!

this build has got me thinking about steel again :mrgreen:
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Postby Causidicus » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:24 pm

What looks like the abandonment of the tabbed washer in the headset assembly will likely require regular adjustment to headset play bordering on what could be called a constant problem.
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Postby ironhanglider » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:37 pm

Causidicus wrote:What looks like the abandonment of the tabbed washer in the headset assembly will likely require regular adjustment to headset play bordering on what could be called a constant problem.


If a tabbed washer is the only thing keeping a bearing in adjustment, you are doing it wrong.

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:09 pm

ironhanglider wrote:
Causidicus wrote:What looks like the abandonment of the tabbed washer in the headset assembly will likely require regular adjustment to headset play bordering on what could be called a constant problem.


If a tabbed washer is the only thing keeping a bearing in adjustment, you are doing it wrong.

Cheers,

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+lots. Tabbed washers came about for the same reason as lawyer tips, to save the barely competent from themselves. Ask me how I know...
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Postby Causidicus » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:24 pm

Time will be the appropriate proof.
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