Thanks to all who responded. Craig Gallegro had exactly what I needed.
Mikey Schmidt Stirling, NJ USA
On 11/25/06 5:30 PM, "Michael Schmidt" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear List
> Happy holidays and I hope that no one got too fat over the last few days. A
> while back, I acquired a circa 1970's Alex Singer. The bike came with 3
> wingnuts or papillons. The fourth nut on the drive side on the rear wheel
> came with a capped nut.
> Traditional wing nuts will not work because of the clearance required for
> the rear derailleur.
> Is there a wing nut made with a higher base to give me the clearance that I
> need? Or, was the bike designed to use the capped nut?
> Mikey Schmidt
> Stirling, NJ