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Old 08-06-05, 07:36 PM   #1
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Shimano Altus compatibility?

Hi folks,

Newbie here. I'm currently refurbing a GT Arrette hybrid from the mid-90's. It has Shimano Altus shifters -- left is 3 speed, right is 7. Both are broken. Each has two thumb levers to operate it. To replace these, should I confine myself to Altus shifters, or will any Shimano do? The shifters mount to the brake levers, so that's what I'm particularly concerned about -- this may not be a standard mount (or it might be -- what do I know?)

Many thanks for your kind attention, and please forgive the newbieness.
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most likely any shimano will do
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most likely any shimano will do
Yeah, as long as they are 7 speed and not DA.
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What's DA?

I tried a search, but it's below the minimum length for a search string.
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What's DA?

I tried a search, but it's below the minimum length for a search string.
Dura Ace.
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