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Old 07-19-11, 11:22 AM   #1
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Crank missing puller threads

I was removing some no-name square taper cranks off of an old Giant road bike last night. The drive side came off fine, but then I could not get the puller to thread into the non-drive side crank arm. Upon closer inspection I realized there were no threads for a puller!

I have never seen that before. I was able to get the crank off with an old jaw type puller I have, but it wasn't pretty.

I'm just wondering if the missing puller threads is just a fluke, or if it is not that uncommon in cheap cranks?
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Old 07-19-11, 11:53 AM   #2
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someone before you must have destroy the threads .
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Old 07-19-11, 02:06 PM   #3
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+1. some one hammered the campy or simplex cranks on an pugeout that I snatched, I just sold it for cheap.
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I assume it could be a manufacturing mistake - that crank missed the threading operation.

Can you see signs of threads?
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Old 07-20-11, 12:35 PM   #5
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Mudpie, there are no threads. I agree, it must have been a manufacturing mistake.
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