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  1. #1
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    ISCG tab mounted bash guard

    Long story short, I couldn't fit the chain guide I wanted in my TransAM frame so I ended up it a chain guide (e13 TRS) that does not have a bash guard. The guide works great, but I'm weary of not having a bash guard.

    I was considering taking an old bash guard and cutting/modifying/drilling some holes in it to mount on the inside of chain guide tabs.

    I could make it work, but I was wondering if this would bend the ISCG tabs on an impact. The tabs are steel if that makes a difference. Has anyone tried this?
    2016 Santa Cruz Hightower 29er
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    2013 Transition TransAM 29er
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  2. #2
    meow meow
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    worst case you would bend them back.

  3. #3
    Te mortuo heres tibi sim?
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    I'd think the bash would bend first, which I'd rather have happen than messing up the frame/chain/ring. Don't see why it couldn't work though, you'd in effect just be making a taco bash.

    The taco bash on my Reign-X has taken a few good hits and the tabs seem good so far...

    Trim it small enough to juuuuuuust cover over your chain/ring for maximum coverage?
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