Re: [CR]Claw Adapter Fun (was: originality vs rideability)


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From: RaleighPro531@aol.com
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 16:25:29 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Claw Adapter Fun (was: originality vs rideability)
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 1/6/2002 11:30:46 AM Eastern Standard Time, CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com writes:

I wrote:
> >Someone suggested cleaning and applying red
> >Loctite, which I haven't tried yet.

Sheldon asked:
> Huh? Where? Loctite is for threads or for press-fit assemblies.

The idea was to use it like an epoxy, which probably would work better, though I'm not sure what sticks well to chrome.

As I'm already leaning in the direction that it's not worth new dropouts or a paint job, the drilling for a mounting screw might be the best plan. Though I've entertained thoughts of making my own claw adapter that uses a fender eyelet as it's attaching point. It would make a decent fixer too..........

Pete "The bumpy road less traveled" Geurds Douglassville, PA