[CR] Help remove a Maillard 5spd from a S-A 3-spd hub


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From: Stronglight49@aol.com
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 09:32:48 EST
Subject: [CR] Help remove a Maillard 5spd from a S-A 3-spd hub
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


New List member Bob Hillery sent me a photo of his odd freewheel set-up.

Apparently someone attached the 4-prong driver from a Sturmey-Archer 3-speed hub as well as the ball bearing cage and S-A axle cone onto the back of a 5-speed freewheel, This unit is now stuck out the back of the freewheel.

Anyone know for sure how to remove this? I assume, clamp the driver in a vise and then use a freewheel extractor and unscrew it counter-clockwise. But, I've never done a Sheldon Brown style rig like this before. Heck, I never would have guessed it had compatible threads! Wouldn't want Bob to destroy anything because of my bad advice.

Here is a Sturmey-Archer diagram showing those parts.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2041/1872941765_dd6097f146_o.jpg

BOB HANSON, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, USA

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