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8b.23 Coiling a Wire Bead Clincher




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This article is from the Bicycles FAQ, by Mike Iglesias with numerous contributions by others.

8b.23 Coiling a Wire Bead Clincher

From: Jobst Brandt <jobst.brandt@stanfordalumni.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 10:00:05 PDT

              _____________                          _________
            */             \*                      */         \*
           */               \*                    *|           |*
          */                 \*                   *|           |*
         */                   \*                  *|           |*
        *|                     |*        _________*|__________/*
        *|                     |*      */         *|
        *|                     |*     *|          *|
push--> *|     pull & turn <-- |*     *|          *|
        *|                     |*     *|          *|
        *|                     |*      *\_________*|__________
        *|                     |*                 *|          \*
         *\                   /*                  *|           |*
          *\                 /*                   *|           |*
           *\               /*                    *|           |*
            *\_____________/*        (*)tread      *\_________/*


Holding the tire seen edge-on in front of you, pull the front half
inward while turning that part so the tread faces you, to make the
figure on the right.

Fold the side loops over one another on top of the central loop. This
is the way band saws are coiled for storage. The three coil pack must
be secured to prevent it from springing open again.



 

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