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Old 06-09-22, 06:27 PM
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I get to work with Chris king.

maybe I should ask for some wheels huh?
I am making a case for this toolset then 50 of them. hey only 240.00 to service your hubs.
https://chrisking.com/collections/hu...39661149683830
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Old 06-12-22, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by fooferdoggie View Post
maybe I should ask for some wheels huh?
Get the new ones with the Wee-R-1 lookalike rims.

Originally Posted by fooferdoggie View Post
hey only 240.00 to service your hubs.
https://chrisking.com/collections/hu...39661149683830
Yeah, that's a total buzz-kill.
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Old 06-12-22, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Polaris OBark View Post
Get the new ones with the Wee-R-1 lookalike rims.



Yeah, that's a total buzz-kill.
I need the money but it is fun to think about it. I don't need that great of wheels. the tool I have is the one that does all the wheels they have not even started selling it yet and Got it to use it to setup the box.
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Old 06-17-22, 08:18 PM
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got the sample box done. need to change the finger hole on the main tool. but overall it works well.



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The tools are nice and shiny but practically useless. I've got a pair of kings on their 4 set of rims in 22 years, I pull the bearings ever 5 or 6 years just so I can put the tool to use but it isn't necessary for regreasing the bearings. Actually have 5 sets of hubs in the house, they really don't need maintenance. But I've got the old classic and the newer r45 tools just in case.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:23 AM
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The guy who built my road frame hates dealing with the business. He said people who work there think they are gods because they work there.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:53 AM
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They treated me extremely well. My wife's bike fell on mine and broke one of my spokes, i.e., there is no possible way this could be interpreted as being their fault. I had the spoke replaced locally, and then others started to break. I asked them for advice, and they rebuilt my wheel for free, with all new spokes, and paid for Fed Exp shipping. It was completely above and beyond the call of duty. Those wheels are still going strong and true, 8 years later.
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Old 06-18-22, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Russ Roth View Post
The tools are nice and shiny but practically useless. I've got a pair of kings on their 4 set of rims in 22 years, I pull the bearings ever 5 or 6 years just so I can put the tool to use but it isn't necessary for regreasing the bearings. Actually have 5 sets of hubs in the house, they really don't need maintenance. But I've got the old classic and the newer r45 tools just in case.
ya you only need it to fully disassemble them. but ya its a cool looking tool.
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Old 06-18-22, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Russ Roth View Post
The tools are nice and shiny but practically useless. I've got a pair of kings on their 4 set of rims in 22 years, I pull the bearings ever 5 or 6 years just so I can put the tool to use but it isn't necessary for regreasing the bearings. Actually have 5 sets of hubs in the house, they really don't need maintenance. But I've got the old classic and the newer r45 tools just in case.
ya its only needed to fully take apart the hub but its a cool looking tool.
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Old 06-18-22, 08:01 PM
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I almost bought a Chris King BB but went with Shimano. A bike tricked out with Chris King components would be very cool.
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I almost bought a Chris King BB but went with Shimano. A bike tricked out with Chris King components would be very cool.
The one in my avatar has the hubs (and they build the wheels) and headset. I thought about the BB but it is a lot of money and you have to use an adapter collar for Shimano cranksets, which I thought would be best to avoid. I doubt I will go through 9 Shimano bottom brackets in my lifetime, which is what it would take to break even.
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Originally Posted by Polaris OBark View Post
The one in my avatar has the hubs (and they build the wheels) and headset. I thought about the BB but it is a lot of money and you have to use an adapter collar for Shimano cranksets, which I thought would be best to avoid. I doubt I will go through 9 Shimano bottom brackets in my lifetime, which is what it would take to break even.
The cost was a factor on just getting a Shimano since I already have the Park BB tool for Shimano external bearing BBs hallowtech. I didnít know an adapter would be needed.
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That's great result! Keep it up bro!
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Old 06-21-22, 05:25 PM
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I was just ready to start another one in the actual plywood but the engineer wants a different layout but I did do their lid crap I forgot a pic will get one tomorrow. here is their van though


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Old 06-23-22, 05:41 PM
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I had to change the layout and Chris King approved it.
I need to cut the top logo I will do that tomorrow but this shows what it will look like. this is appleply made I the us 1" and way too expensive but the only decent plywood now for these things. the a-d parts are on their sides and the big rings have a donut hole and finger pull jsut for fin and I fixed it so they had round corners.



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Humnah humnah humnah...that is sexy! Both the tool and that box is quite nice
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