I find that standard #0551 O-rings that can be purchased cheaply at any hardware store are quite reasonable substitutes. It would take an incredibly meticulous fanatic to notice the difference from the originals. #0551 O-rings are 13/32" I.D (21/32" O.D) x 1/8" wall.
David G. White Burlington, VT USA
devotion finesse wrote:
> ...Wherefore art though O-Rings?
> More than once in recent years, there has been discussion on The List regarding the replacement of the black rubber rings on Campagnolo Nuovo/Super Record type brake caliper barrel adjusters. (I have searched the archives at length and have not been able to find the info I need. My apologies for the redundancy.)
> I recall reading of a specific rubber o-ring (and it's source) to be used as a replacement part.
> Perhaps it's just a standard size that is readily available from my local hardware store? Or was there a CR Listmember selling them at one point? Or did I dream the whole thing up?
> Any help getting me pointed in the right direction will be appreciated.
> Muchas Gracias,
> Matthew Bowne
> Brooklyn, New York