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Old 05-26-05, 07:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Sigurdd50
I'm trying to adjust the spring tension on a Campy Record Rear derailleur (on the Bottecchia), and it's just loosey goosey now...
I've scoured the net for some pict-grams or diagrams or something. I was looking for the B-screw to tighten the spring (to swing it back away from the largest cog).
Removed it from the frame... messed with what appears to be the spring thing... *bleah*

I never had any problem with 70/80's suntour/shimano stuff. it's my first Campy project.

Can anyone offer any guidance/documents/etc?
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Perhaps you can find a schematic here:

From your description, it sounds like your spring need to be turned one more time - not an easy task, but not impossible either. I'm not sure exactly which year/model you have, but as I look up into the bottom of a Nuovo Record, I see six full turns of the spring wire with the seventh pass leading to the horizontal loop that rests on the body to give it tension.

Good luck with it.
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