Re: [CR]RE: Wing nuts without wrench


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From: NortonMarg@aol.com
Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2002 14:11:06 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]RE: Wing nuts without wrench
To: ebfeinberg@attbi.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 3/31/02 4:06:16 PM Pacific Standard Time, ebfeinberg@attbi.com writes:

<< In a message dated 30 Mar 2002 18:50:40 EST Pete wrote:

I don't think I've ever tightened down wingnuts on something that needed to be really tight without resorting to an adjustable wrench!

Pete Geurds Douglassville, PA

I reply:

Exactly. Then why not have track nuts on your hub in the first place, and carry a nice light peanut butter wrench?

Ed Feinberg Newton, MA

_______________________________________________ >> GB made some rather intelligent "wing nuts" that are asymmetrical. There is a short, flat end for your thumb, opposed to a lever that is long enough to get sufficient tightening without a wrench.
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA