Old 03-15-18, 12:41 PM
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Back OT, wouldn't it be easier just to get one of those adjustable threadless stems and call it a day?

I can sort of envision sewing a little canvas covering for it, to hide the ugliness and make it look quasi retro. Leave a hole for the allen wrench. Add some twine and shellac as needed.
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