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


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Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 21:17:59 -0500
From: John Thompson <john@os2.dhs.org>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
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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:

http://os2.dhs.org/~john/shimano2.jpg

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John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA