Re: [CR]More on Raleigh Headsets


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

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From: Jay Fichialos <quadmod@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]More on Raleigh Headsets
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 21:38:28 -0500
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Here's a conversion chart from Samstag in Tennessee: http://www.samstagsales.com/whitworth_table.htm

And their Whitworth/British Std sales page: http://www.samstagsales.com/whitworth.htm

Hope that's some help,

Jay Fichialos

On Jul 29, 2007, at 8:44 PM, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> Since my posting a couple of days ago about wrenches to fit the HS
> on a Raleigh Competition, the consensus seems to be this is
> probably Brampton rather TDC. Nonetheless, the required wrenches
> are definitely not metric. Some have suggested a tool from a
> Raleigh 3-speed toolkit might fit the locknut, but I haven't had
> any firm suggestion about the adjustable cup. Several people
> report using adjustable wrenches on these HS's, though no one
> really likes doing this.
>
> Closer inspection shows the locknut is between 30 and 32mm, so
> approximately 31 mm, while the adjustable cup is just too large for
> a 40mm wrench, so approximately 41mm. Anyone know what English or
> Whitworth wrenches would be about equal to 31 and 41mm, and where
> to buy such beasts?

>

> Regards,

>

> Jerry Moos