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    Default Can I glue these?

    This certainly won't be the stupidest question I'll ever ask so I'm going for it. Can I use a little dab of super glue to hold these nuts in place? When I install any seatpost with this design I always drop those little nuts. I'm not talking epoxy just something to help with installation especially because this is a dropper post that I'm apparently going to have to top off the air on occasionally. I'm only asking for fear of some horrible creaking or something.



     

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    Default Re: Can I glue these?

    Beeswax would work great. Or ear wax. Something gummy. Cyanoacrylate is too brittle.
    The spherical flange on those nuts lets them assume the proper angle without putting bending stress on the bolt.

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    Default Re: Can I glue these?

    Thanks. I was first thinking grease or carbon paste but I do have a can of Burt's Bees hand salve down there. It will be the first time my saddle smells good.
     

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    Default Re: Can I glue these?

    Quote Originally Posted by rec head View Post
    It will be the first time my saddle smells good.
    your mechanic will thank you.
    -Dustin

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    Default Re: Can I glue these?

    Quote Originally Posted by thollandpe View Post
    Beeswax would work great. Or ear wax. Something gummy. Cyanoacrylate is too brittle.
    The spherical flange on those nuts lets them assume the proper angle without putting bending stress on the bolt.

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    Yup. Just put some tacky grease on those so they adhere to the surface until you get some purchase in the threads. That will also help prevent creaking.
    La Cheeserie!

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