Chalo wrote: ↑
Sep 20, 2018 11:57 pm
mickk wrote: ↑
Sep 20, 2018 10:05 pm
If the cassette lock ring holds the cassette on, then I guess this nut is for sitting inside the drop outs? withthe other nuts and washers?
For cripes' sake, go to a bike shop. They'll sort you out, and the better kind of shop will show you what you want to know. But you are at the point where you should have a pro fix your bike, then do some research.
Oh ye of little faith. Youve gone off too soon. Just because you dont know doesnt mean all the users of the forum are ignorant on the subject.
What I have discovererd here is a gap in the knowledge base of wheel building. All rear hubs are shipped with this nut, its simply for sitting almost flush with the lock ring, i.e. it is really used as a spacer on the drive side to stop pressure being applied directly to the lock ring of the cassette and or to act as a stop for the inward pressure applied by the frame when tightening the bolts on the axle. I stand to be corrected as I am only using common sense. I can find no diagrams, videos, instructions featuring the manufacturers instructions for this nut.
When you look at all the information on wheel building, the location of this nut is a given and never described.