This suggests that six-speed spaced hubs (126.5 mm O.L.D.) were not available from Campy prior to 1977, the year that the CPSC-compliant grouppo was introduced. My impression is that six speed freewheels were standard fare well before this time, at least among "the pros".
> It is my OPINION that the flat bladed QRs with
> conical end nuts were limited
> to the 5 speed / 120mm OLD which is 5 speed.
> Best I can determine from your description the end
> nut with "2 coin edge
> bands" is a Tipo part. All record end nuts will
> have a chrome loop. The
> later model record end nut will not be conical, but
> slightly domed on the
> end to account for CPSC regulations.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <RMAugust@aol.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2001 7:44 AM
> Subject: [CR]Re: Campy flat bladed QRs
> > I have a question about the proper vintage and
> type skewers to match the
> > first generation Super Record rear derailer. I've
> seen Campy flat bladed
> > skewers with small acorn nuts securing the handles
> as well as ones using
> > clips. Are both of them Record type or is one from
> a lesser gruppo, or are
> > they of different vintages (or both) ?
> > I've also seen different "vintage" skewer nuts,
> one conical with two "coin
> > edge" bands and one conical with chrome loop. Are
> these from different
> > vintages or different gruppos? I've also seen the
> cap portion (through
> > the lever fits) with lettering engraved and plain
> caps as well. What's up
> > with that?
> > Thank you very much in advance for you guidance.
> > Randy
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