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Old 10-19-06, 08:47 PM
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Originally Posted by dobber
On those setups with shims, I've been utilizing some nice brass sheeting I liberated from work.
I've successfully used shims out of brass and out of stainless steel sheets. Usually, I fulfill my metal needs at onlinemetals.com Otherwise, soda can shims are pretty lousy, crushed by the stem clamp. A tin can shim should be better and, in fact, fit well with the thickness of 0.3mm in my memory.
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