Re: [CR]die for italian lockring threads.

Example: Racing:Beryl Burton
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 11:13:49 -0700 (PDT)
From: "jeffrey piwonka" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]die for italian lockring threads.
To: classic rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

sorry, the subject is right the first sentence was wrong.

i need a die for the lockring threads so i can chase them.

I have a phil wood lockring and it is italian threaded. 1.32 x 24, it won't thread on the low flange hubs i have. it threads on the high flange hubs i have just fine.

--- jeffrey piwonka wrote:

> does anyone know a source for italian threaded

\r?\n> lockrings?

\r?\n> i have some low flange campy hubs that i just laced

\r?\n> up, i tried to thread a phil wood lockring on them

\r?\n> and

\r?\n> it gets really tough to turn after about 1/2-3/4 of

\r?\n> a

\r?\n> revolution.

\r?\n> there are a few spots where it looks like the

\r?\n> threads

\r?\n> were dinged. i cleaned them up a bit with a small

\r?\n> file

\r?\n> but still feels exactly the same.


\r?\n> right now i have what seems like two options.

\r?\n> 1. get the file back out and very meticulously file

\r?\n> the area of threads were i think the friction is

\r?\n> coming from then grease the threads up and force the

\r?\n> lockring on, lol. i'd rather not.


\r?\n> 2. find the 1.32 x 24 left hand die so i can chase

\r?\n> the

\r?\n> threads. i'd rather do this.

\r?\n> does anyone have this die?

\r?\n> would you loan it out? i'll pay shipping both ways.


\r?\n> is this die more common than i'm thinking and could

\r?\n> it

\r?\n> maybe even be found in a shop? or better yet, in the

\r?\n> nice campy tool kit at the local bike co-op????


\r?\n> thanks,

\r?\n> Jeff Piwonka

\r?\n> Austin, Texas, USA