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Old 06-30-11, 10:46 AM   #1
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Promax brake cable housing

Has anyone used this stuff, it's really inexpensive. I wondering if it's worth trying.

ProMax Outer Casing for Brake Cables
Protect your bike and keep on rolling! The ProMax Outer Casing helps protect your brake cables and help them last longer.

* Outer casing for brake cables
* Fits 1.6-2.0mm brake and derailleur cables
* Slick coating
* Diameter: outer - 5mm, inner - 2.7mm
* 97'L
* Made in Germany
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Never used it. I've been really happy with Jagwire and VO housing.
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Has anyone used this stuff, it's really inexpensive. I wondering if it's worth trying.

ProMax Outer Casing for Brake Cables....
I've seen this same material for sale for $0.13 /ft - but believe it is what it said it is - the "outer casing" only.

Spend a few cents more and get some decent lined brake housing from Niagara or even your LBS.
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I use it and it is very good stuff, if you want black.And they also offer cables 100 ct. in stainless.
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http://www.walmart.com/ip/Promax-Out...56211641738929

It must be a lot better that the product in their kit (which I tried on a flip and promptly removed).
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not sure what the kit is but the walmart kit I saw was a bell product.cables usable but the housing is trash. the promax housing is as good as the lbs will sell you for $2.50 a foot. you will not be disappointed in this purchase
infact its a dirty little secret the lbs does not want you to know. at around 8 or 9 feet per bike do the math. even the inner cables are a good deal but 100 ct. box thats a lifetime supply for me
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