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does axles got to match the hub manufacture??

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Old 06-29-04, 05:04 AM
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does axles got to match the hub manufacture??

i have a redline hub with SEALED bearings right now and the axle in it is a 14mm NON chromoly axle and i want to get rid of that thing so badly and replace a new chromoly one in.....but i look at danscomp.com and i only see a redline axle (which of course again its not a chromoly one) but i see other ones like kink one is chromoly and stuff like that , i am just tired of bent axles due to cheap aluminum or cheap steel axles GRRRRR. well i just want to know if all the sealed axles work for a redline hub with a seald bearings?? thanks
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Old 06-29-04, 10:53 AM
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you could experiment.......I mean, some hubs are similar, some arnt.....the big deal with swapping axles with ones not meant for your hub is spacing issues.....but you can call in with the measurements and see if something matches up
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Old 07-12-04, 10:50 PM
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Call them up and ask. The bike shop should always know or the manufacturer should know.

My guess is that with Redline the answer is 'no'. Redline does a piss-poor job engineering their bikes to be anything other than cheap and crappy. They just don't follow standards that already exist and they reinvent the wheel... or in your case axle... and don't even do a good job at reinventing it.

Call the shop for confirmation though.
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