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Old 12-13-05, 08:39 PM
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X9 shifter w/ XTR

Is it possible to use x9 shifters with any shimano derailleur. I'm wanting to swap out my shimano dual controls w/ x9's but don't want to pay for a new derailleur. This is probably a dumb question but I'm confused on the whole 1:1 thing. Thanks for the feedback.
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Old 12-13-05, 09:31 PM
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No. Shimano = 2:1 and SRAM = 1:1


Not compatible.
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Old 12-13-05, 10:23 PM
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i made them work.. i created a sort a box that is about 1.5inches by 1.5inches with 3 gears inside it.. 2 with 16 teeth and the other one with 8 teeth.. i will post a picture if i can find a camrea..
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Originally Posted by bobflyer
i made them work.. i created a sort a box that is about 1.5inches by 1.5inches with 3 gears inside it.. 2 with 16 teeth and the other one with 8 teeth.. i will post a picture if i can find a camrea..
uhhh...yeah, that would be cool.

or you could just buy a SRAM X7 derailleur for about 35 dollars at jensonusa.com
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Old 12-13-05, 10:59 PM
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or go with SRAM Rocket or Attack shifters.
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Old 12-13-05, 11:31 PM
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I use sram rocket triggers, and I used to have the rocket shorty barrel shifters. They are exellent. The rocket are the same as X.9, and the attack are the same as the X.7. The only differences are the materials. I went with the rocket, because they are shiney, and im a loser like that.



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Originally Posted by bobflyer
i made them work.. i created a sort a box that is about 1.5inches by 1.5inches with 3 gears inside it.. 2 with 16 teeth and the other one with 8 teeth.. i will post a picture if i can find a camrea..


Waste of time/money.
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no its not.. took me 15 minutes to make and costed me only $5..
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