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 Post subject: Acorn axle nuts.
PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:20 pm 
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Anyone know where I can buy some cool anodised acorn nuts to replace the cheap looking silver ones on my Alfine hub?

Trevor.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:07 pm 
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im not sure what you mean by acorn
but i think dmr do ano solid axle bolts :wink:
otherwise -ebay


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:27 pm 
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cyfa2809 wrote:
im not sure what you mean by acorn
but i think dmr do ano solid axle bolts :wink:
otherwise -ebay


I have seen them referred to as acorn nuts before? Nuts but with a round end on covering the axle, look a bit like acorns I suppose!


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:54 pm 
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ohhh i know what you mean

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Alloy-acorn-BMX-axle-nuts-Set-of-4-3-8-BLACK-ANO_W0QQitemZ190414059931QQcategoryZ160917QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZm263QQ_trkparmsZalgo%3DSIC%26its%3DI%26itu%3DUCI%252BIA%252BUA%252BIEW%252BFICS%252BUFI%26otn%3D15%26pmod%3D110652636530%26ps%3D50

probably other colours too, but us and made of ali
check the uk site for em, i dont think dmr do the capped ones :roll:


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Bleedin hell that took me back!! Acorn nuts :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:13 pm 
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Try searching for cap and dome nuts


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 Post subject: Re: Acorn axle nuts.
PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 7:52 am 
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Thorpie wrote:
Anyone know where I can buy some cool anodised acorn nuts to replace the cheap looking silver ones on my Alfine hub?

Trevor.



I just use these - the 3/8th ones, obviously.
Good quality stuff.


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