Re: [CR]die for italian lockring threads.

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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
> lockrings?
> i have some low flange campy hubs that i just laced
> up, i tried to thread a phil wood lockring on them
> and
> it gets really tough to turn after about 1/2-3/4 of
> a
> revolution.
> there are a few spots where it looks like the
> threads
> were dinged. i cleaned them up a bit with a small
> file
> but still feels exactly the same.
> right now i have what seems like two options.
> 1. get the file back out and very meticulously file
> the area of threads were i think the friction is
> coming from then grease the threads up and force the
> lockring on, lol. i'd rather not.
> 2. find the 1.32 x 24 left hand die so i can chase
> the
> threads. i'd rather do this.
> does anyone have this die?
> would you loan it out? i'll pay shipping both ways.
> is this die more common than i'm thinking and could
> it
> maybe even be found in a shop? or better yet, in the
> nice campy tool kit at the local bike co-op????
> thanks,
> Jeff Piwonka
> Austin, Texas, USA
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