Re: [CR]Re: Replacing Campagnolo SR/NR gum hoods

(Example: Framebuilding:Paint)

Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2001 22:34:32 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Replacing Campagnolo SR/NR gum hoods
References: <l03130300b84ac2d58e99@[]>

Herb Langston wrote:
> Chuck;
> Doesn't rubbing alcohol dissolve and evaporate oils, like those used in
> manufacturing rubber?

Actually alcohol is not a problem as it evaporates very fast.

What you don't want is something slippery (soap, Armourall, etc.) between the body and the gum hood that doesn't evaporate, so that the hood slips around as you ride.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, Southern California (reprints, T-shirts and Campagnolo Timeline)