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Old 04-27-16, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by echo victor View Post
Thanks for weighing in, guys! You're eased my concerns a bit. But I am curious - @cudak888, what do you think of the Philippe pictured above? I believe it's your old Philippe with the crack on the pictured on the page I linked above.


Actually, it doesn't show in the photo, but my Guid stem above has the opening at the back of the horizontal arm. Should that increase my wariness with that stem?
Cracking on the AVAS usually start at the quill slot while being used mounted in the steering tube as they did not relieve the end of the slot with a round hole, so the corners at the end of the slots created stress risers where the cracking usually starts....
I don't think there's any worries about the hole in the back of the Guide stem.....
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