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Old 06-11-07, 11:36 AM
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Broken hex bit in shifter

As they say in my country, y'all ain't gonna believe this s**t.

I was adjusting the position of a Sram grip shifter and the tip of the hex bit broke off in the damned hex bolt on the thing. There's a little of the bit sticking out still, and it looks like I might be able to get it with needle nose pliers.

But, it's in there very tight. I don't understand the problem since I hadn't even finishing tightening it and it WAS the proper size bit.

Has this happened to any of you? If so, what did you do to fix it?

Stupidly yours,

David
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Old 06-11-07, 11:40 AM
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Never happened, but sounds interesting. If you can't get it with pliers, maybe glue something to it or use a screw extractor kit.
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wonder it a strong magnetic probe would do the trick?
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