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Old 04-16-15, 10:33 AM
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soft hammers,mallets

I have to bang my MTB fork to seat it over the new bearings I put on the head set (Cannondale F700) and would like to know what type of hammer to get.Any suggestions?
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Old 04-16-15, 10:36 AM
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Flat scrap of wood, any hammer.

Edit: I assumed you are installing a headset in the head tube. If you are installing the crown race on the fork then read the next post. Sorry if I was confused.

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Old 04-16-15, 10:38 AM
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Crown race? Copper or Plastic Pipe over the steerer tube
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You don't want to hit the fork with the bearings in it. Are you trying to seat the bearing cups in the headtube or the crown race on the fork?
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