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    Help! - which ferrule to use for Omega X brake?

    When installing Omega X (front) with standard back plate I found that a ferrule coming with Shimano 5mm road brake cable does NOT fit into the cable hanger opening/slot. The ferrule is 6.0mm outer diameter, while the opening/slot in Omega X is about 5.6mm diam. Do you know which ferrule fits Omega X? Is it Ok to skip the ferrule? Just in case -- the bike is 2015 Felt AR3 with 6800 mech, used for DL Tri and crits. Thanks!!
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    Skip the ferrule. Quite a few brakes on the market don't require a ferrule

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    Quote Originally Posted by vladi View Post
    When installing Omega X (front) with standard back plate I found that a ferrule coming with Shimano 5mm road brake cable does NOT fit into the cable hanger opening/slot. The ferrule is 6.0mm outer diameter, while the opening/slot in Omega X is about 5.6mm diam. Do you know which ferrule fits Omega X? Is it Ok to skip the ferrule? Just in case -- the bike is 2015 Felt AR3 with 6800 mech, used for DL Tri and crits. Thanks!!
    Use the ferrule if it fits. Use bare casing if the ferrule doesn't fit. Applies to both brake and derailleur cable casings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerry Irons View Post
    Use the ferrule if it fits. Use bare casing if the ferrule doesn't fit. Applies to both brake and derailleur cable casings.
    If it doesn't fit, you must omit.
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