hillzofvalp wrote:I'm talking about putting a pin at the axle shoulder, so that the pin effectively becomes an extension of the shoulder. I'm talking about a solid heat treated pin that won't bend
hillzofvalp wrote:More appropriately to this thread: Where's my cromotor!
hillzofvalp wrote:I'm not worried about nut torque here. I'm worried about shoulder leverage under tension against my buttery-soft cromoly dropouts. I just had my 9C axle shoulder completely smear and then wedge apart my fork ends. THis is because of the small surface area and material types. Even the axle shoulder itself is starting to smear back! I just need a more reliable way to increase shoulder surface area than a washer that eventually will flatten and flake out on me
I use nord locks and have been happy with them.
hillzofvalp wrote:Do you think that it would be ok if I faced off about 2-4mm of the threaded portion of freewheel side so I don't have to jam washers in And avoid flexing my frame open?
hillzofvalp wrote:Yay... Do I need brass washers for the bicycle eyelets if I'm using 13-14g spokes?
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