Re: [CR] Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 84, Issue 11

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From: "PAUL LOWE" <pm9989@msn.com>
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Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2009 01:08:15 -0800
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Subject: Re: [CR] Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 84, Issue 11


instead of a tourch. use a heat gun. used for taking off paint.
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> 1. Re: stuck derailleur bolt (M-gineering)
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> Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 20:59:19 +0100
> From: M-gineering <info@m-gineering.nl>
> Subject: Re: [CR] stuck derailleur bolt
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> Jim Sullivan wrote:
> > a nr derailleur finally showed up for my alan today.
> > but...................... the 980 that is on it has a frozen bolt, that
> > won't budge. it's the 6mm bolt that goes into the dropout. the bolt moves
> > in the dropout, i can see that. the bolt is actually frozen to the
> > derailleur itself and won't spin and i can't get the 980 off. so far, i've
> > soaked it in lube and tapped it with a hammer. it hasn't broken loose.
> >
> > any thoughts of what i can do to get the 980 off the bike, would be
> > gratefully apprecieated.
> >
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> Try heat. Aluminium expands three time as much as steel for a given
> temperature increase. I'd get the torch out, taking care not to hurt the
> paint, but even a paint stripper will help
> --
> mvg
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> Marten Gerritsen
> Kiel Windeweer
> Netherlands
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