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How Avoid Cross-Threading Valve Caps

Postby dwerden » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:00 pm

On my own forum people complain quite a bit about having trouble putting valve caps back on after oiling (or cleaning) on their piston-valve horns. It seems to be worse with the Chinese horns, but my Sterling and Adams were/are a bit tricky, too. Here is the best way I've found to deal with it:

It's hard to see what I'm doing in the first part, but there is a good close-up view a little later.
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