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Old 01-28-06, 04:09 PM   #1
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Hi, working on an early 60s Schwinn Hornet. The headset is held not by a large nut, but by a metal ring with a rough, gripper-type surface. It won't take a wrench because it's round. Anyone have any experience with freeing such headsets up so they can be adjusted?

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I believe there is a tool for this, it sorta looks like a gigundous(it's a technical term) nut *******. Don't know what it is actually called.
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I use a large pair of Channel Locks with a rag between the jaws and the lock ring. The longer the handle the better so you can use the leverage to loosen it without jerking.
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