/ Help! Trying to find a saddle or "half moon" washer.
Maybe one of you guys have one spare/for sale?
This is what I'm after:
Is this any good?
Local bike shop had never seen them before (they're off an old 80's bike I have)
Looks plastic, I'm after metal of some description if possible.
>"Local bike shop had never seen them before"
Shocking! Ye need an olde worldy bike shop that's likely to have a drawer full of them.
If you'd posted yesterday, I'd probably been able to find one in a tin of bits I've got in my mum's garage... Might be a while before I'm out that way again - I'm a bad son.
Is it for the back (round curve) or front (oval curve)?
I might have a few lying around at my parents' house as well. Think it'll be by next Saturday by the time i've definately had a look but it might be sooner. I don't know what curve shape they'd be though, re JLS's post just above. Is next Saturday too long?
"Shocking! Ye need an olde worldy bike shop that's likely to have a drawer full of them."
My local shop is full of pinarellos and such like. I suspect even Shimano 105 is alien to them :-P LOL
I need one to attach a brake caliper to the read brake bridge. The brake bridge has a diameter of 12mm if that's helpful? I have one already I just lost the second one. For the moment I have just tightened a nut on there, but it'd better with one of these washers :) There's no urgent rush though.
No, check out the picture I posted. I'm not sure if it's actually officially called a "half moon washer" that's just what it was called on a website where I found a picture of one.
I think "saddle washer" might be a better term for it.
eg: http://www.seascrew.com/browse.cfm?s=27-26 (random link off google)
I don't have any spare though as I've split a few of them myself!
Yeah that looks right! Was going to buy a couple but nearly 5 quid for a couple of washers made me balk :-P
I've still not managed to find one of these, so if anyone has managed to find one...
WIll have a look in my box of bits when I get home... I may well have one
Pretty sure I've got one of those kicking around in a box at home - I'll try and remember to have a look later.
Failing that, there's a couple of "old school" bike shops around here and I'll be shopping for a new crash helmet over the next few days, so can check for you.
I've been carring one about all week in an envelope with you name and address on it!
Will make an effort to buy a stamp and get it off to you tomorrow...
Cheers, arrived today :)
I got some washers today - I assume from you? Thank you very much, I've now re-assembled the brakes :)
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