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Old 01-24-23, 02:40 PM
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Thanks for the pics. Do they take any pads like koolstop is swissstop as well?
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Old 01-24-23, 02:48 PM
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Thanks again for the replies.

I'm feeling a bit nervous about filing the slots as I donít want to weaken it, but I really like the idea of the pad housing extension and even better, the drop bolt. For the latter though the only one I could find was the Campagnolo one, beautiful indeed but itís £46.
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Old 01-24-23, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by edo_999
Thanks again for the replies.

I'm feeling a bit nervous about filing the slots as I donít want to weaken it, but I really like the idea of the pad housing extension and even better, the drop bolt. For the latter though the only one I could find was the Campagnolo one, beautiful indeed but itís £46.
I am not even sure that a Campagnolo drop bolt would work on your brake callipers. I agree that it is the most elegant solution however
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Old 01-25-23, 09:28 AM
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I converted a pair of RSX 100, a mid reach calipers set, for nut mount mount on an old touring frame. That bolt is very common between brands.
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Old 01-26-23, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by edo_999
I'm feeling a bit nervous about filing the slots as I don’t want to weaken it
What, exactly, do you think would be weakened?

Assume you remove a millimeter or two on each brake arm. You install the pads and squeeze the brake lever as tightly as you can, the brake shoes now exerting over 200 psi on the rim. What do you think will happen to the brake arms?
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Originally Posted by edo_999
Thanks for the pics. Do they take any pads like koolstop is swissstop as well?
Standard Shimano road pad size on Bdops
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