Quote Originally Posted by RHankey View Post
Yikes. Good luck trying to knurl that out to the diameter you need,
yeah, it didn't quite work. knurling did give me a little more diameter. the mech said loctite 660 (quick metal) would work in lieu of soldering brass. so that's the plan.

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shout out to Recycled Cycles in seattle. great guys. i gave 'em a nice herbal tip i hope they enjoy when they close the doors tonight.