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    Shimano Bleed Tool

    Anyone see or used this before:
    http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...30&category=31

    I would like to try and make my own if possible.

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    yep

    I've used it and it is NICE. However, that was in the shop. I don't think it is worth the $$$ for home use. At home I will continue to just use a syringe and do it the slow way.



    Quote Originally Posted by wankel
    Anyone see or used this before:
    http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...30&category=31

    I would like to try and make my own if possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pigpen
    I've used it and it is NICE. However, that was in the shop. I don't think it is worth the $$$ for home use. At home I will continue to just use a syringe and do it the slow way.
    Can you explain how you do it with a syringe? I can't seem to get mine as stiff as I'd like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wankel
    Anyone see or used this before:
    http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...30&category=31

    I would like to try and make my own if possible.
    I have used it, you can get the same results without it. It would allow you to do it in a bit less time but if you use a syringe you can do it just as fast. Push the fluid through the bleed nipple up into the reservoir using the syringe and you will get the air out just as fast. The clamp goes on the reservoir and allows the syringe to be used to push the fluid to the bleed nipple while keeping the air out of the lever. IMO it is not worth it to reverse engineer one, just use a syringe.

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