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Old 03-30-08, 04:10 PM
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Bearing Replacement Question

I'm replacing the bearings on an old campy record headset, there are 22 5/32" bearings in a 1" retainer. I dont trust myself not to destroy the retainer if I try to replace just the bearings, and cant find replacement bearings in retainers. Anyone know where to get any replacement bearings or know any other solutions?
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Old 03-30-08, 05:06 PM
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You could get ball bearings from an LBS and rebuild the headset without the cage. You will need one or two extra balls to do it this way.
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You can't find caged bb's the same size at a bike shop? If you use loose balls, fill the race, then remove 2 bb's. Removing 2 seems to be the consensus from previous BF threads.
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