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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:41 pm 
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Anyone know off the top of their heads know what band diameter a 1991 Marin Palisades front mech would be? (awaiting arrival of a frame and trying to source some bits to fit.)

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:44 pm 
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Dunno , I'd say 31.8 with a 26.8/27.2 post


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:51 pm 
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mikee wrote:
Dunno , I'd say 31.8 with a 26.8/27.2 post


Thanks but I kinda need a definitive before I buy the wrong front mech!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:05 pm 
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My 1989 is 28.6mm. You should be able to tell by looking at it. If its steel then it will more than likely be 28.6mm. Alu frames will be 31.8mm and only later frames will be 34.9mm as the craze for stiffness took hold.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:07 pm 
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bm0p700f wrote:
My 1989 is 28.6mm. You should be able to tell by looking at it. If its steel then it will more than likely be 28.6mm. Alu frames will be 31.8mm and only later frames will be 34.9mm as the craze for stiffness took hold.


Thanks I would look at it but not yet with me...its steel and a 1991 palisades...


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:49 pm 
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My 1991 Marin uses a 28.6mm front mech.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:52 pm 
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xerxes wrote:
My 1991 Marin uses a 28.6mm front mech.


Thanks bud...whats the model? Only that my 91 Team has a 30.3mm seat post! :shock:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:11 am 
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Mines a Pine Mountain which has a 27.0mm seat post. With a 30.3mm seat post I'd say it probably needs a 31.8mm front mech.

Do you have a set of calipers, or vernier calipers with which you could measure it? Alternatively use a tailor's tape measure to measure the circumference and divide it by 3.14159 to get the diameter.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:17 am 
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xerxes wrote:
Mines a Pine Mountain which has a 27.0mm seat post. With a 30.3mm seat post I'd say it probably needs a 31.8mm front mech.

Do you have a set of calipers, or vernier calipers with which you could measure it? Alternatively use a tailor's tape measure to measure the circumference and divide it by 3.14159 to get the diameter.



Sorry its not for the Team but a Palisades so I'm guessing its the same as the PM...I don't have the frame yet just trying to amass the parts!


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 3:08 am 
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All the frames with afterburners I have take a 28.6mm front mech. The 1990 PM has a 31.8mm front mech.


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