Re: [CR]Simplex upper pivot spring

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Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 22:14:22 -0500
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Simplex upper pivot spring
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From: "John Thompson" <>

David Snyder wrote:

> Have you looked into the possibility that a spring from, say, a lowly
> Simplex Prestige derailer might be the very same part?
> Short of any expendable Simplexes laying around, could you post a
> picture, and maybe some critical dimensions of said spring?

Here's a picture:

The pin on the bottom of the spring should be longer; it sheared off and I attempted to bend the remainder to engage the hole in the pivot bolt, but due to traumatic damage to the hole it doesn't engage well enough to hold securely.

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA