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    Spinner Aeris MTB Fork Smart Lockout 80mm 1354g Black

    Would you recommend this fork for a rider under 140lbs.?

    Thanks!

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    Its not a bad fork. I think the fork you are talking about it always locked out, but has a threshhold adjustment, meaning that you control how hard of a hit it will take to unlock the fork. It works fairly well for what is. Biggest problem you would have is finding a place to services it, or get parts for it. In my opinion, if its cheap, get it. If you can get a more widely known brand for close to the same price, go that route just for service issues.

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    Total Junk! You cannot get replacement parts for Spinner Forks in the USA. I currently have two 2011 Trek 4300 Disc bikes with broken lockout knobs.

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    where did you try to find parts? They can be found, you just have to try hard. That being said, if the spinner fork came on a 4300, its a very low end fork and not worth looking for the part anyway.

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    Does anyone know where to get lockout top cap for Spinner 300 Hydraulic Fork.
    I contacted warranty rep at Trek and they do not support Spinner Forks.
    I tried to contact Spinner at 650-956-4442 the number is no longer in service.
    I left several messages at Spinner-USA 1-888-804-1095 ---- No Return Calls ---
    E-Mail steve@promologicusa.com ---- No Response.
    Two brand new bikes with useless Spinner Forks.

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    Spinner 300 Forks - Check lower legs frequenlty for loose bolts and excessive play.
    Last edited by NJBikeKing; 10-20-2010 at 08:06 PM.

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    You just discovered the main issue with companies like Spinner and RST...even if they make a good fork, good luck getting any parts or service for them

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    Pics of your top cap? How did you break it?(2 of them) The only response I ever got from spinner about my Cargo air was by email. info@spinnerusa.com

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    The reason I asked for a pic is because I still have the damper out of my Spinner fork. Its a different damper(T-SPUL) but if the top caps are the same(Probably not but worth a shot) I might be able to send it to you and get one of the two forks working again.

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    No good Spinner 300 Fork Broken Lockout

    BRAND NEW - NEVER RIDDEN -When the "loose fitting" lock out lever is turned, the threaded connecting rod to the damper easily strips, rendering the lockout function useless.
    I have disassembled FOUR of these forks and they all have issues. Without available replacement parts Spinner 300 Forks are total JUNK!



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    So is the damper rod stripped out or the lever? Is either one platic? Sounds like a job for some JB weld. You wont be able to take it apart once you put it together, but its a very low end fork. When the time comes to rebuild it, you just replace it.

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    Spinner 300 Top Cap

    Thank you Mullen119. I realize now why the all metal caps broke. On most forks you can simply remove the 22mm cap from the stanchion with a socket. On the Spinner 300 fork you must first remove the snap ring from the top cap before un-threading or it will shear the 8mm hollow steel bolt set below. Spinner offers no technical support. No schematics or diagrams. No spare parts. Fortunately we have a fix for the problem.
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