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Old 02-26-21, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by scarlson View Post
The problem I've had with crimping is that I sometimes nick the wire. Depends on how the beads on the edges of your fenders are done. Some are better than others when it comes to being friendly to wires. I've found VO fenders to be particularly bad in this regard, which is why I used silicone in the first place.
The gap in the hem on VO fenders is smaller than Honjo's, so there's less room for wiring, but it can be done. Vintage Lefol's have an even bigger hem. @southpawboston is the wiring master, peruse his Flickr albums for great tips.
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