I'd be so tempted to take it apart anyhow just to see how it works.
But try the warranty route first. Either way I would not ride on it
like that as that would only make things worse.
At 07:34 PM 6/13/2012, you wrote:
So bought a new S2C, in the box and shiny new. I slipped a cog onto it
and tried to turn it but it sounded like a pepper grinder. I've read a
few blogs that said the cones were shipping tight to prevent damage, so I
loosened them off a bit and it still seems like something on the inside
of the hub is jammed up or just not working right.
Should I just complain to sturmey and hope for a new hub? I built it into
a wheel already so I don't really need another hub... some bloggers
report getting new innards shipped to them? I'd rather learn to fix mine
though, this seems to be more than just tight cones, since I loosened
those right off before I took the guts out of the hub. Any