Re: [CR] the best fixed cup tool


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis

Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 10:55:10 +0200
From: Steve Maas <bikestuff@nonlintec.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR] the best fixed cup tool


I've done this too; it's my default method. Works really well. I've only had a problem once, with an extremely tight cup, but a little heat with a propane torch took it right off.

Steve Maas Gothenburg, Sweden

Keith Parker wrote:
> Hello List,
>
> For removal of fixed cups, I use a tool I made from the instructions on
> Sheldon Brown's website,
>
> It simply consists of a large bolt and a stack of washers! Never had a
> problem removing any cup with it, even one that had been in place since
> about the 1940's! total cost $3 Australian Dollars!
>
> never saw the need for an expensive tool, when home mode will do!
>
> Keith Parker
> Sydney, Australia