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Sieze BB cupPatrick Simmons
May 9, 2002 1:15 AM
Some time ago I posted a query on removing a seized Chorus BB cup.

Last night I finally managed to remove it after trying various options, including soaking in penetrating fluid, using a freeze spray, etc.

The answer turned out to be cutting slots in the cup, and then using a thin screwdriver as a chisle to break out sections of the cup.

This did the job without damaging the threads on the BB shell.

Thanks to all those who offered advice: it looks as though cutting it was the way to go.
Yep, thatsgrandemamou
May 9, 2002 3:53 AM
what I had to do. I had a friend cut mine out with a pencil grinder. Lesson I learned, even your second stringer needs routine maintenance.