Re: [CR]Campagnolo axle nut-to-cone torch spec. request.

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Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2006 09:42:39 -0500
From: "James Swan" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campagnolo axle nut-to-cone torch spec. request.
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To: John Betmanis <>
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I had a uncle who was a engineer, mechanic, machinist and full time professional builder of dragster engines. His theory was that torque specs were established by having a seasoned mechanic tighten the thing and then see what the spec was with a torque wrench.

Jamie Swan Cell - 516-238-6782 Centerport Cycles Inc. 245 Main St. Northport, N.Y., U.S.A. 11768 631-262-0909 (mapped)

On Nov 6, 2006, at 9:22 AM, John Betmanis wrote:
> but I've always found that
> intuition and experience worked just fine for hand tools on bicycles.