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    The greatest lock ring tool?



    The crombie tool. Shimano on one side and Campagnolo on the other. Coolest thing about it, it's got a consistent ID so it clears 80% of QR nuts. This way you don't need to take the skewer out every time you want to remove the cassette to clean it. There is a Shimano only version as well.

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    Two things...I would change the ? to ! and secondly where can I get one!!
    Help, I'm a rock!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man from Utopia View Post
    Two things...I would change the ? to ! and secondly where can I get one!!
    I know it is, but I didn't want to be quite that pompous. The next batch will be done in another few weeks. Then you to can keep your skewers in place.

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    Are you making these? What are you charging? Looks good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghettocop View Post
    Are you making these? What are you charging? Looks good.
    I am. Dual sided is $40 single is $5 cheaper. Made in BendOR by Americans even.

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    Quote Originally Posted by customfab View Post
    ................Made in BendOR by Americans even.
    As oppose to those pesky Canadians?

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    Can I get one that is dual-sided, but both sides are Shimano?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasquatch rides a SS View Post
    Can I get one that is dual-sided, but both sides are Shimano?
    Yes. I don't really understand why but I'll make you one anyway.

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    Looks good. How do we get one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JChasse View Post
    Looks good. How do we get one?
    Send me a PM with your email and I'll add you to the backorder list. The next batch should be done in another 3 weeks.

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    apparently I'm a "modern day bicycle Renaissance man" that makes "heirloom" tools
    http://http://www.bikerumor.com/2012...cassette-tool/

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    neat. i am tempted to drill out my park lock ring tools. i did have to drill out a freewheel tool so it fit over the axle of a electric motor hub

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    PM sent!

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    Do you know if it will fit on the centerlock ring on an Alfine hub? most cassette tools won't clear the axle nuts:
    alfine-centerlock issue

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wombat View Post
    Do you know if it will fit on the centerlock ring on an Alfine hub? most cassette tools won't clear the axle nuts:
    alfine-centerlock issue

    Tim
    I can't imagine it wouldn't. Sense there isn't anything obstructing the ID of my tool it should fit without any issues. That said I haven't tried it.

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    I've got tools back in stock if anybody wants one.

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    PM sent

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    I have mine, and it is awesome! I did write in permanent marker "shimano" and "campy" on their respective sides. I did notices a machined line on one side, but I'm the type that would forget which side that is. Other than that, it's great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wvucyclist View Post
    I have mine, and it is awesome! I did write in permanent marker "shimano" and "campy" on their respective sides. I did notices a machined line on one side, but I'm the type that would forget which side that is. Other than that, it's great.
    Glad your enjoying your crombie tool. The groove is the campy side. If i get to the point where I can justify having my own laser ill probably engraved campy and shimano on the ends.

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    I just got to use my tonight. Magnificent. Whose says a good tool can't be a piece of art as well?

    Thank you

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