Re: [CR]Old third hand, new Park 3rd.


Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 08:57:31 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Old third hand, new Park 3rd.
From: Fredrick Yavorsky <fred@twistcomm.com>
To: Bianca Pratorius <biankita@earthlink.net>, "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <b8205cc3cfcce96c940279e880d68d58@earthlink.net>


Garth, Try changing out the washer and adding a bit of grease to that spot. I had the same problem and that worked for me. Fred ********************************** Fred Yavorsky Jenkintown, PA fred@twistcomm.com http://twistcomm.com/FredBikes.html


> From: Bianca Pratorius <biankita@earthlink.net>
> Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 20:24:57 -0500
> To: "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR]Old third hand, new Park 3rd.
>
> I used to work in a bike store doing the crap work. I ordered parts,
> changed chains, new cables, bar taping, new brake pads, install bottle
> cages, adjust derailleurs , new tires and tubes, true wheels etc. I did
> nothing complicated or delicate like align frames, install bottom
> brackets, headsets, build wheels or the like. It seemed that I did a
> lot of simple brake work and I remembered the 3rd hand tool worked like
> a dream. I just bought a new Park BT-5 and it seems to slip about half
> the time now even though I crank down on the little knob. Is this a
> quality issue with new Park vs. older tools, or is it operator error?
>
> Garth Libre in Miami Fl.