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What can be done about a broken derailleur barrel adjuster?

Old 06-07-06, 06:20 PM
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What can be done about a broken derailleur barrel adjuster?

Well, my barrel is broken and has been for a week now, while trying to get up a wall (sideways and mind you I did get up it in other tries), I quite didn't make it and the derailleur suffered, I didn't notice it until I got home and I didn't pay much attention to it since it appeared to be cosmetical at best. However adjusting wire tension through the barrel is very weird, long story short, what can be done about it, is it possible to replace the barrel adjuster? Will I have to live with it until I make the jump to SRAM?
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Old 06-07-06, 07:19 PM
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Just use the one on the shifter instead if you're planning on going with SRAM soon anyways.
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Old 06-07-06, 08:02 PM
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get a new barrel adjuster, they are like $6-$8. Your LBS CAN order them
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yep, replace it
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