Re: [CR]Re: extra serrated washer and flat washer with NOS Campy brakeset


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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: extra serrated washer and flat washer with NOS Campy brakeset
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 01:57:06 -0700
To: CR RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


On Jul 8, 2007, at 5:05 PM, Bianca Pratorius wrote:
> I still do not see the purpose of the extra flat and serrated
> washer. If the idea is to shim the front brake out over the headset
> bottom cup so that it can accessed with a wrench, I understand it
> less. Every brake I have ever had that needs centering can be
> centered by holding it cocked a bit to one side and then tightening
> the rear bolt. If the brake ever would require a wrench to hold it,
> the wrench could be applied with the wheel off from the bottom.
>
> I vote that the extra serrated washer is a spare and the flat
> washer is an aberration.
>
> Garth Libre in Miami Fl USA

Garth, all your questions about the use of Campagnolo toothed washers and aluminum washers is explained in the instructions that came with the Record and Super Record brakesets. Checking the instructions would end all the guessing.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA USA http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)