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Straighten this campy brake bolt and use OR toss

Old 03-21-23, 04:58 PM
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Straighten this campy brake bolt and use OR toss

If its a liability, Id rather just toss it find a substitute. But if it could be bent back straight and used again, I will do that.

what would you do? Pre-1978 posts are getting hard to find.
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Bench vise straighten.
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If its a liability, Id rather just toss it find a substitute. But if it could be bent back straight and used again, I will do that.

what would you do? Pre-1978 posts are getting hard to find.
Should be easy to straighten but needs to be done without any scarring or damage to the surfaces of the shafts that could hinder the pivoting.

Aluminum or copper, etc jaw covers on the vice.
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Straighten. And be careful not to damage the threads.
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It's steel. It can be bent back.
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I've seen a number of center bolts bent like that by persons "adjusting" the brake pad angle. DIY in action.
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