Splitting a Crown Race…..

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  • Premier Icon Kryton57
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    So I’d like to, just to make it easier to install / remove.

    Can I cut it with a hacksaw and smooth the edges or will it end in tears?

    legend
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    that’s exactly what I do. No issues at all

    Premier Icon scaredypants
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    it’ll be fine IMO/E – I’ve done plenty (junior hacksaw to remove minimal metal – dunno if that’s important)

    julianwilson
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    If it is for a cartridge (as opposed to loose or caged ball bearing) headset then a big ‘yep’.

    Or use a dremel cutting disc for extra power-tool usage man-points. 😀

    Premier Icon eddie11
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    yep, did this on my cross bike, two winters ago and i’m still alive.

    Premier Icon scaredypants
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    good point about cartridge bearings only though julianw !

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