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    Cantilever Brake Play

    I am installing a new set of Tektro CR720's and there is what seems like a lot of play. The canti arm moves front to back on the mount by a mm or so, Is this normal? I have never mounted any canti's before, only V-brakes and calipers.

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    Put a brass washer under the bolt on the end,
    and see if that removes/reduces the slop.

    perfect costs more.

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    There is a washer there already, the one that came with the bolt. When I put another one on it became too tight to move.

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    Then live with it as is.

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    Find some thinner washers? Or just try it as it is now and see if it causes any problems.
    Model airplanes are cool too!.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
    Then live with it as is.
    This is what I was asking about. If it's OK for there to be play, fine.

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