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Re: Local/Cheap Replacement for Bolt That Goes with French Bolt

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  • anthonyeberger
    THIS one post alone is why it is so great to be a part of this group. Talk about an excellent idea for anyone that has to transport their Xtra. I wish I d
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 3, 2011
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      THIS one post alone is why it is so great to be a part of this group.

      Talk about an excellent idea for anyone that has to transport their Xtra. I wish I'd have thought of this before we shipping my buddy's out to B.C.

      Nice Work Pete B!

      --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, Pete B <nackterman@...> wrote:
      >
      > I found two quick release seatpost clamp
      > bolts<http://img.tootoo.com/mytootoo/upload/52/529938/product/529938_b83382d1c2d091effdf5898e21815495.jpg>fitted
      > the bill almost perfectly.
      > [image: 529938_b83382d1c2d091effdf5898e21815495.jpg]
      > The (M5?) thread fitted the french nuts perfectly but one was about 4mm too
      > long so protruded from the other side a little.
      >
      > It made for easier shipping of the X when I went to Europe as I only had to
      > undo the bolt & nylock nut joining the tongue of the FreeRad and the FAP
      > when putting it in the shipping box.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > On 3 August 2011 05:17, xtracycleinc <ross@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > As will happen, an Xtracycler who took apart their FreeRad and bike to ship
      > > across the country lost one of the bolts in the French Nut/Bolt pair. He
      > > (and therefore we) are now wondering: Have any of you have had a similar
      > > experience and found a local/cheap way of replacing that bolt with something
      > > very similar (if not identical).
      > >
      > > We'd love to hear what you've come up with. Cheers!
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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