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Rear dropout chain tension screws

Old 06-21-21, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by carleton View Post
Yup. “Track nuts” are significantly different than regular nuts that you get from a hardware store. Also, to those not familiar, you’ll appreciate buying fresh ones periodically. I suggest Dura Ace, even if you don’t have DA hubs. Just order the correct thread pitch for your hub.
And I may be an outlier in this, but I've had my DA hubs for more than ten years now, in regular use as my training wheels. I change gears every session. I have never replaced these nuts, and I have also never had a wheel slip. And I have never NOT used the chain tensioner screws. Coincidence?
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I recently purchased a 10x1 die to clean and fix the threads on my disc wheel. The DA nuts fit much better now.
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