> A likely reason for wing nuts hanging on is that solid axles are less
> likely to bend.
Wrong. It is exactly the other way. A pipe that is pressured from both sides will carry a far greater strain/load than a rod. Check out your shower curtain holder, for example.
Back to the QR: New technology is always ogled at suspiciously, so might that have been a reason for the long introduction of the qr. Don´t forget, news took a long time to travel back then, as well.
ride on, kim -- Kim Klakow
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