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Originally Posted by Salamandrine View Post
Also, FWIW, I was always taught that rolled threads are stronger than cut threads. Steer tube threads in a factory are rolled on a lathe. Rolling dies don't remove any material. Cutting dies like the Park do. I'm not an engineer. If any of you have any comments on that I'd love to hear them. Just thought it was worth a mention.
I don't think this is correct. The forks I have obviously have cut threads, the OD is just slightly less than the unthreaded portion of the steer tube. Rolled threads have an OD slightly greater than the unthreaded portion, such as on spokes.
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