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    Anyone put an FSA DH Pig Pro headset in their Redline 29'er?

    Did ya have any prob getting the flange in the lower casing to seat fully? I'm wanting to put one in my D440 when the stock Cane Creek goes south (only a matter of time). This is one beefy headset! The prob I can see is, the flange is taller than the expanded area on the lower part of the headtube. I sure don't want to crack that headtube, trying to get that rascal to fully seat....

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    I'd stick with a normal style headset - Cane Creek S3 would be ideal.
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    I have an S2 I could throw in there. LOL!....looks like a tinker toy, next to the DH Pro. But it'd probably do OK.

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    By "expanded part" do you mean external butting? Should be fine.

    Best low cost HS on the market, period.
    Hadley rear hub service here and here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLL
    By "expanded part" do you mean external butting? Should be fine.

    Best low cost HS on the market, period.
    I really like the one I installed on my dambala a while ago.

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    I have one on an 05' Monocog, 26" wheels. Been on for over 3 years, no problems. Nice and tough with a rigid fork.

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    I'm using a FSA Orbit XL II. Love it... smooth and rock solid. Cheap too. Might be a good FSA alternative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by racerdave
    I'm using a FSA Orbit XL II. Love it... smooth and rock solid. Cheap too. Might be a good FSA alternative.
    Decent headset (I have used a few) but the Pig DH is so much nicer for around $10 more.
    Hadley rear hub service here and here.

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    TLL... Hmm, might have to give that one a shot if/when I need another. Thanks.

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    My friend Daniel had one on his monocog, but it was an 06 or 07 29er. Those are bomber headsets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLL
    By "expanded part" do you mean external butting? Should be fine.

    Best low cost HS on the market, period.
    I'm talking about the part that gets pressed up into the headtube. You look at the D440 headtube, the little expanded area at the bottom of the headtube is 10mm high as far as I can measure. The part on the DH Pig, that gets pressed up into that expanded area, I measure as 14mm. It's that extra 4mm that has me concerned. Is that extra 4mm being hidden by the current headset?

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    I have a Pig DH Pro on my 2008 D460. No issues, fits great.

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    The consensus appears to be that I am overworking this, then. Thanks to all who responded

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    I have one on my Monocog 29er. Fits and works fine. Bomber headset.

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