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Old 11-14-07, 07:50 PM
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Replacement shock recommendation

I am shopping for a replacement shock for my sons Gary Fisher Marlin (non disc). Am wanting to spend around $200 and am looking for a good recommendation. Suggestions welcome.

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Here's a decent fork at a low cost:

https://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...ro+Eta+07.aspx
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Thanks for the quick reply. Do you have experience with this particular shock?
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Old 11-14-07, 08:19 PM
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Yeah, that's probably one of your best bets under $200.

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Originally Posted by Trekke View Post
Thanks for the quick reply. Do you have experience with this particular shock?
No. I have not ridden this shock. Marzocchi makes good products and many of them are available at this inexpensive price point. Many regard Fox forks as the very best, but they will usually set you back at the minimum $400-$500.
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Thanks again. This may be exactly what I am looking for. He doesn't want any frills just basic functionality. One review mentioned difficulty finding pivots for the v-brakes. Don't know what that is about. Other than that the reviews were really positive.
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I have Marzocchi and have not had a problems with the shock or seals. I would recommend them or Fox.
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Originally Posted by Trekke View Post
One review mentioned difficulty finding pivots for the v-brakes.
The brake bosses seem to be out of stock at Jenson, but I would be confident that I could locate them somewhere if I didn't care to wait.
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