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#1
i need help with the sizing on a rear nut on a bicycle im building, i lost the other one the other night and am trying to figure out what size it is, since i don't have anymore of them..the original rims were from a roadmaster granite peak 26"
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#2
i took a picture, if it will help
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#3
Usually, 15 mm wrench...Go to a hardware store near you with the nut, they help you find one, or your LBS
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#4
There are four possibilities:

M10 x 1
M10 x 1.25
3/8 x 24 threads per inch
3/8 x 26 threads per inch

All are available from Amazon.
Nigel
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#5
(05-09-2013, 03:14 AM)nfmisso Wrote:  There are four possibilities:

M10 x 1
M10 x 1.25
3/8 x 24 threads per inch
3/8 x 26 threads per inch

All are available from Amazon.

i have some 3/8 x 24s here, they fit on, but dont screw on past the first few threads, i originally thought they were 3/8ths x 26 but im not certain

as for the metric ones, i had someone tell me they were metric before, then someone tell me they were 3/8ths
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#6
(05-09-2013, 03:24 AM)jgwalla Wrote:  ........

as for the metric ones, i had someone tell me they were metric before, then someone tell me they were 3/8ths

All four are close enough, that any of the others will go one a revolution of so.

All of mine that have threads are M10 x 1; which is the size Shimano and most Asian manufacturers use.
Nigel
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