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  • boo01
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    Can someone offer any pearls of wisdom as to why I might be getting a little bit of play with a Shimano 10sp 11-36 cassette,just been replaced and i think there really shouldn’t be any play at all when lock ring is tightened?. The play is only very very slight but definitely there. Wheel is a easton xct and as far as I can tell, both wheel and cassette are undamaged?
    is this normal or not???
    Thanks

    Location: West London

    Premier Icon zbonty
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    It all depends where you are.

    Conan257
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    11-38?

    I don’t think such a thing exists…

    On topic though, did you include all the spacers? Are all rings spaced even across the cassette?

    Did it have a small spacer that goes between the wheel and the cassette?

    My Mavic Crossride did, I found the spacer glued in crud to the cassette.

    rocketman
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    Remember the cassette is attached to the freehub body which in turn is attached to the hub. Sometimes there’s a little axial play on the body i.e a millimetre but any more than this and I would make sure the freehub body is securely attached to the hub.

    Premier Icon rickon
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    Could be the bearings in the freehub being worn.

    Are the rings moving independantly of each other on the cassette?

    boo01
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    sorry 11-36
    and all the ring look ok
    will check tonight

    doubledunter
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    Just had a freehub body replaced under specialized warranty for play in the cassette.. 😐

    pdw
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    10 speed cassettes are actually narrower than 9 speed ones, so need a spacer as billy says. Very easy to miss – probably stuck to the back of the old cassette.

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    Only road ones. No 1mm spacer on 10 speed MTB cassettes.

    The Mavic spacer is sommat else altogether.

    boo01
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    So it is not normal ??
    will remove and check all the spacers
    & see if it stops moving tonight..
    Thank everyone!.

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    njee20 – Member
    Only road ones. No 1mm spacer on 10 speed MTB cassettes

    Thanks for that 🙂

    I’m sure i have one installed on my Pro2’s… it came with the wheels so i fitted it… “blush*

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