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    Senior Member Michael Angelo's Avatar
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    Park Tools Fork alignment gauges

    Hey Guys,

    The LBS I go to sold me an older version of a Park Fork Alignment gauge (under $50.00) it's much heavier and more robust the the later version. The older one is a FCG-1 , the later one is a FT-4.
    The one cool thing I like about the earlier tool is the fork blocks are removable.












    The bigger knob on the FCG-4 doesn't look original, but I think it works much better.


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    I probably would have bought them, too. Mostly because I'm a sucker for tools.

    I try really hard to avoid bent forks. Usually there is more to fixing than just a tweaked blade, but those are cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jiangshi View Post

    I try really hard to avoid bent forks.
    This might not be the right forum for you...

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    Quote Originally Posted by thinktubes View Post
    This might not be the right forum for you...
    Bulbous, also tapered

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    Interesting, I have never seen one of those earlier ones. Did they ever make different sized blocks for them?

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    These are some pretty cool alignment tools. As they are for older high end steel frames which many shops consider obsolete it is not surpising you got a good deal. As point modern hardened alloy or alliuminium and carbon frames can't really be alliegned and no one wants to bother with cheaper steel frames.

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    Love tools! Nice grab

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