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    Langster Hardware

    What's up gang? I just bought a 2nd hand Langster and would like to adjust a few things on the bike. My hex keys are all too small and I need to buy new tools. What size(s) will I need?

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    Whatever sizes fit your bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by f50fan View Post
    Whatever sizes fit your bike
    Couldn't have said it better myself. Most likely 4, 5, 6, and others. those are just the most common. I highly recommend this tool:

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    copy...thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by devin3294 View Post
    Couldn't have said it better myself. Most likely 4, 5, 6, and others. those are just the most common. I highly recommend this tool:

    I've got 2, one for my toolbox that I take to the track and one that stays home on my workbench.
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    Keep in mind on the newer park 3 ways the 6 will break off. I've killed at least a half a dozen of them already. If you can find an older one they're a better tool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    I've got 2, one for my toolbox that I take to the track and one that stays home on my workbench.
    LOL, I have those things spread out all over my house, shop, garage, car, ect. In fact as I sit here there is one laying in front of me on my coffee table.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dansjustchillin View Post
    Keep in mind on the newer park 3 ways the 6 will break off. I've killed at least a half a dozen of them already. If you can find an older one they're a better tool.
    Interesting, I hardly ever use the 6mm, mostly the 5mm maybe 80% of the time and the 4mm the rest of the time. At the track I use it mainly to change the chainring, which is held by 5mm bolts. The few times that I use the 6mm, it's usually a low torque application such as a stem star nut cap bolt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    The few times that I use the 6mm, it's usually a low torque application such as a stem star nut cap bolt.
    Hmmm, don't think I can say I have run into a 6mm top cap bolt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
    Hmmm, don't think I can say I have run into a 6mm top cap bolt.
    It's on my road bike that has a cf steerer tube.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    It's on my road bike that has a cf steerer tube.
    oh right the expander, I don't really think of that as a "top cap" in the conventional sense.

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    Certain BMX forks have a 6mm compression cap too. Thats how I broke the first one. Someone didnt believe in grease and that bad boy was really on there. Moral of the story, if you put to much load on that 6mm it will come off. They just don't make em like they used to.

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    All I can say is this, we use 'em in the shop everyday and they hold up great
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    i have the park and a folding set. i like the folding set better because with the park tool, sometimes the ones not being used get in the way. nothing to do with quality, just the three point design.

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    Crank Brothers Multi-Tool 5

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    Quote Originally Posted by devin3294 View Post
    All I can say is this, we use 'em in the shop everyday and they hold up great
    All can say is I use them in the shop and they break.

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