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Shimano Cone wrench sizes?(9 posts)

Shimano Cone wrench sizes?Mike Prince
Mar 14, 2003 4:57 AM
I know dumb question but I am away from my bikes and trying to get some new cone wrenches. Does anyone know off-hand what size wrench is used for current Dura-Ace cones? Also first generation 105 (non-freehub). Thanks in advance.

re: Shimano Cone wrench sizes?curlybike
Mar 14, 2003 6:44 AM
Get 2 13/14, 2 15/16 and 1 17. 13/14 is a 13 on one end & 14 the other, etc.
re: Thanks!Mike Prince
Mar 14, 2003 10:57 AM
Mine were confiscated by the TSA in the airport a few weeks ago, so needed to get replacements - couldn't remember what sizes my old ones were. Thanks for the help.

next time you're in town,JS Haiku Shop
Mar 14, 2003 11:32 AM
there's an outlet store where i just bought all this stuff--mucho cheap. not open on mondays.
Cool, be there next week and every week 'til late july (nm)Mike Prince
Mar 14, 2003 1:39 PM
Is anybody stupid enough to believe...Matno
Mar 15, 2003 5:57 PM
that the TSA actually make flying safer? Sorry, just a rant...
Hey, they took my little pocket knifeKerry
Mar 16, 2003 6:19 PM
And it had a blade all of 3-4 cm long! I could have done some serious on-plane damage with that bad boy! Good thing they still use steel forks in first class, so everyone up there can defend the rest of us. What a joke out fit and what a joke bunch of rules. Now, if you forget to take your keys out, you can't go back through the scanner - it's the full search for you, sonny. I feel much better (and safer) now.
Hey, they took my little pocket knifecurlybike
Mar 17, 2003 8:54 PM
Just a thought here, how long were the blades on the box cutters that they used to cut the throats of the people 9/11/2001? No blades allowed! They can't allow exceptions or the stuff will be in the fan.
Hold on there partner!Matno
Mar 18, 2003 5:52 PM
There's no conclusive evidence that ANYBODY's throat was cut on 9/11. It's possible, but according to FAA mandated policy prior to 9/11, in the event of any hijacking, flight crews were trained to comply with the hijackers demands. Guess that policy proved to be a big mistake. If the FAA didn't regulate the industry so much ("deregulation" my eye!), airline travel would be MUCH cheaper, more efficient, and better in EVERY way. Our society (or at least our lawmaking body) is too stupid to see that. "There ought to be a law" is the order of the day.

I'm not bitter... ;^)

However, my father is an airline pilot based in Newark. He even went through flight training in the Navy with one of the guys who was a captain of one of the plains that hit the WTC. My dad feels strongly that the FAA (and now the TIA) are a MASSIVE waste of taxpayer money, (nobody really believes they can stop a terrorist do they?) as well as being inefficient, completely incompetent, and way below average intelligence (speaking specifically of the people who are doing the actual "security"). The people they search in the name of political correctness (i.e. to avoid being labeled as "racist") are absolutely ridiculous. If we're really more worried about offending someone than we are about security, what's the point of having security?