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Old 10-18-09, 02:23 PM   #1
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Stack height of Hatta Swan Super Deluxe headset?

Anyone know the advertised stack height?
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My measurement is 26mm upper and 12mm lower.
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Old 10-19-09, 07:57 AM   #3
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Thanks Chase.

My measurement yielded about 25.4mm upper.

This sucks, because I want to get rid of an open ball headset on this frame. Has anyone ever replaced their hatta swam with a sealed unit with success?

Which headset did you use?
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you might try the old stronglight (maybe specialties TA?) sealed needle bearing type, or the early ultegra cartridge ones. as i recall they were both pretty short.
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