Re: [CR] help needed..dura ace hubs

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Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 21:17:59 -0500
From: John Thompson <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] help needed..dura ace hubs

donald gillies wrote:
> If they don't say Dura Ace, but they still have oiler holes, they
> might be Shimano 600 hubs. I know at least the 1977 Shimano 600 hubs
> (low flange and high flange) had them.

IIRC, the Dura-Ace oiler caps were chromed, while the 600 ones were black. E.g. 600 hubs from the late 70s:

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA