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    English threaded fork and italian threaded headset

    I've heard you can thread them together once. Is that true?

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    Yep. The thread shape (i.e. peaks and valleys) may be a little different, but the diameter and thread pitch is close enough not to matter. Just don't try putting an English thread headset on a French thread fork- everyone knows the French hate the English.
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