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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:22 pm 
Windmilling for a Scotch Egg
Windmilling for a Scotch Egg
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Not saying. :-D


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:29 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Rob Atkin wrote:
Not saying. :-D


Well thats just not fair :(

Pah!!!!!!!!!!


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:39 pm 
MacRetro rider
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This is quite a good deal.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/40-X-FIBRAX-C ... 2c6d1fc1ec


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:18 pm 
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Location: Avalon
And here
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/KCNC-Cable-En ... 1e745fb984


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:06 pm 
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I don't use em, I melt the end of the cable into a tiny ball with a TIG welder. :wink:

Quite like the green ones though :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:34 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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i think i got mine from the same place as Rob, have you counted em yet rob?

i paid for 500 and got 673 :shock: :shock: :shock: 8)

haven't used a single one yet :roll:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:53 pm 
Retro Guru
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Glue them on, don't spoil the finish by crimping ! :lol:

WD :D


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:06 pm 
Windmilling for a Scotch Egg
Windmilling for a Scotch Egg
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I knew this place was all about detail but I have a fear some people are taking it a bit too far..... ;-)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:24 pm 
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BITD i would get excited but now I use a short length of shrink wrap cable to not only save weight, a neater look and much easier to get off than a crimped on cable end.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:12 pm 
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I have weighed a cable end and 4mm of shrink-wrap and can confirm that cable ends are actually .045 grams lighter. On a full bike you're actually gaining nearly .2 grams of unnecessary weight, so you're doing yourself a disservice.


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