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    easy way to tell apart 14mm and 3/8" axles?

    i'm not sure what my axles are (i know they're not 10mm), and i want to get pegs, so i need to figure it out. is there an easy way to do this, without calipers?
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    yes 3/8 is about the size of a pen
    14mm is the size if a marker

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    a ruler?

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    A 14mm is really big compared to a 3/8".

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyler11 View Post
    yes 3/8 is about the size of a pen
    14mm is the size if a marker
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    haha i tried that, and its pretty close

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    14mm is about 9/16". 3/8 is 6/16 of course, and you should be able to visually tell a 3/16 difference on a ruler or tapemeasure. Basically, if it's less than 1/2" on your ruler, it's a 3/8 and if it is more, then its a 14mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyler11 View Post
    yes 3/8 is about the size of a pen
    14mm is the size if a marker
    I like your style.

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    Another way of looking at it is 3/8" is only about 9.5mm

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    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyler11 View Post
    yes 3/8 is about the size of a pen
    14mm is the size if a marker
    Haha this is such a legit comparison.

    I definitely have 14mm.
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    and most pegs come with adapters anyway
    peg recomendations
    shadow lean pegs

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    the only thing i like about shadow is the designs on their clothes...their parts arent all tooooo great

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    Shadow sucks! Plegs, kinks, animals, or odysseys ftw.
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