I'll add to all this that I think the Paramount hubs are threaded together on one side so don't go trying to pull those apart!
I think I gleaned this from Chuck Schmidt?
Great Notch NJ
> It's tough to argue with experience, but I would pull on a bearing
> seperator, not the flanges themselves. If I coudn't find a way to get the
> separator to bear on the smaller diameter inside of the flange, I would
> machine a suitable ring as a spacer, then cut it in half. The idea is to
> bear as uniformly on the flange as possible, as close to the center as
> possible. There is just too much chance that a 3-way puller will warp the
> flanges to make me feel comfortable with it.
> Steve Barner, who was the only one who showed up at the time trial in the
> rain tonight--those other riders must not have fenders like the ones on my
> '77 Paramount--but rode the course at full-bore anyway, Bolton, Vermont
> --and with all those imaginary people lining the road chanting
> "Lance-Lance-Lance." Guess they don't know my name isn't Lance.
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 22:30:13 +0100
> > From: "Pete Paine" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Subject: [CR]Re Help Needed :Disassembling 3 piece hubs
> > Brian I use a three legged automotive puller and find that will do most =
> > hubs. This can be used directly on small flange hubs
> > using a little heat on the alloy. On rear large flange double sided =
> > hubs , screw on a cog and pull on that.=20
> > On plain large flanges I made up a puller that worked though
> > the large holes , again a little heat works wonders
> > Cheers Pete Paine Watford