Re: [CR]Cotter Pin Press

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PY-10)

From: "Stephen Barner" <steve@sburl.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <CATFOODXwKHvyo3DjFb00000019@catfood.nt.phred.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Cotter Pin Press
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2004 09:18:09 -0400


How about an automotive ball joint press? It will certainly provide as much pressure as a cotter press, and then you'd have that excuse to buy a 4-wheel drive. http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=4065

Steve Barner, Bolton, Vermont


----- Original Message -----


> Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 09:36:37 -0500
> From: Mark Stonich <mark@bikesmithdesign.com>
> To: "Steven Willis" <smwillis@verizon.net>
> Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: Re: [CR]Cotter Pin Press
>
> At 8/31/2004 09:28 AM -0700, Steven Willis wrote:
> >Park makes a nice press still can get it at you local bike store.
>
> They're not making them any more, if your shop has one grab it.
>
>
> > > Just observing the design of the cotter pin press, it appears that if
> >these are now unobtainable, one might be able to modify a large carpenter's
> >clamp to work. Anyone ever tried this?
>
> A C clamp has too coarse a thread pitch to give you enough leverage. The
> Park thread was very fine pitch but large diameter.
>
> If there was enough demand, I've a couple of bike nut friends who own a CNC
> machine shop. They don't have enough work right now, so a short run of
> presses would be a possibility.
>
>
> Please note new eMail Address - we'll be dropping RoadRunner July 1st
> Mark Stonich;
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