I have a project that has all the needed parts, saving that I have an English headset, and needs an Italian one (as Jerry has described here). Stack height can't be more than 37mm, and "used but presentable" condition is preferred.
Please PM me if you have one.
Mechanicsburg, PA, USA
> From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [CR] BSC/Italian Headset Question
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org, "Sean Flores" <email@example.com>
> Date: Sunday, March 22, 2009, 12:23 PM
> My experience is than an Italian HS will go on tight on an
> English steerer, while an Engligh HS will be just a hair
> loose on an Italian steerer. So I doubt the English HS will
> have damaged the Italian steerer. And if it is an alloy
> Super Record HS, then any thread damages should be to the
> HS, not the steel steerer.
> So if you want to install an Italian HS for correctness, I
> don't see any problem with that.
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, Texas, USA
> --- On Sun, 3/22/09, Sean Flores
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > From: Sean Flores <email@example.com>
> > Subject: [CR] BSC/Italian Headset Question
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Date: Sunday, March 22, 2009, 2:46 AM
> > i got around to finally disassembling my Colnago to
> > the condition of the HS and BB. At some point,
> > possibly the original owner, threaded an english
> > onto the Italian steerer. I know that the threading
> > English/Ital is pretty much the same except for the
> > but I've been told it's not a good idea to go
> > and forth from one to the other.
> > So should I a: replace the HS with another english
> one, or
> > b: replace it with the correct italian threaded HS?
> > Advice would be much appreciated.
> > Thanks all.
> > Sean Flores
> > San Francisco, CA
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