Re: [CR]27.2 seatpost in 27.4 diameter seat tube


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Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 09:25:25 -0800
From: "Jim Allen" <jimallen@nctimes.net>
To: David Bilenkey <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
Cc: Robert White <Robert_White@notes.ntrs.com>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]27.2 seatpost in 27.4 diameter seat tube
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Pop cans are double butted. Thicker on the ends, of course. Ends are about .005 inches or .1 mm.

Think about how many cans are made every year and the material saved!

Later, Jim Allen

David Bilenkey wrote:
> Pop cans are usually 0.1 mm thick (at least the ones I've used as shims
> are). Grab a can and cut it open with a pair of scissors (drink the pop
> first!) and try it.
>
> David Bilenkey
> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org
> [mailto:classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org]On Behalf Of Robert White
> Sent: February 28, 2002 9:22 AM
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]27.2 seatpost in 27.4 diameter seat tube
>
> Hello All,
>
> Anyone know of a thin shim or have recommendations
> (other than cranking down the binder bolt) for using
> a 27.2 seatpost in a frame built for 27.4?
>
> Thanks for any help,
> Rob White
> Chicago, IL