Re: [CR]Useful Tool, Brake Cylinder Hone

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Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 21:18:57 -0600
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
Subject: Re: [CR]Useful Tool, Brake Cylinder Hone
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Joe Starck wrote:
> I say toss that "Fex-hone" and anything else that
> isn't a reamer. Flex-hones have their purpose, but a
> sharp, adjustable reamer is the best thing beteeen the
> inside of your seat tube and the seat post. That
> resultant surface is where it's at in frame prep.

Agreed, and if you're looking, adjustable reamers in sizes G, H, and I cover all the usual orifices on a bike frame of "on-topic" vintage.

John (
Appleton WI USA