Re: [CR]How to remove bent dropout adjuster screws?

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Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2006 09:59:17 -0700
From: "galen pewtherer" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]How to remove bent dropout adjuster screws?
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if you don't care about saving the screws, snip off the bent part (i assume the part in the axle slots are still straight?) and unscrew the remaining bit.

bolt cutters will work, or a decent set of wire cutters if you've got strong hands.

galen 'an unexpected benefit of rockclimbing' pewtherer san francisco, ca, usa

On 7/7/06, <> wrote:
> Help! I've got a frame (an otherwise very nice Sachs that I want to ride tomorrow) that has both dropout adjuster screws bent fairly severely. What is the best way to remove them without damaging the threaded holes that they reside in? Both are bent sufficently so that they cannot be straightened enough to still unscrew in their normal manner.
> I could have sworn this was discussed recently but my various searches through the archives yielded nothing.
> Thanks in advance,
> Eric Elman
> Somers, CT USA
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