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No doubt an easy one, but just not something I've come across yet...

What do I need to remove this thermostatic cartridge? No lug nut or flats to get an adjustable on. It looks like it's be a basin wrench, but bigger....measures about 32/33mm across?
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Looks like it uses a pin wrench to get it out maybe?
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A pin spanner will to the trick, If you get stuck you can tap the collar around with a hammer and a suitable tool (An old screwdriver will do)
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Just a thought, but the pin spanner off an angle grinder won't fit will it?
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I thought that Dave, I bet the shaft it too big for the standard ring. Life is never that easy. :lol:

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Post by Dave54 »

I thought the same as I typed it, but it's worth a look.
Somewhere I'm sure I've got an adjustable pair, But I haven't seen 'em for years, and I've got a feeling that the last time I saw them was before the last move!
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I couldn't think of the correct name for the nut.............

It's a Slotted ring nut

the yanks call the tool a panel nut wrench
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Bob225 wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:45 pm
I couldn't think of the correct name for the nut.............

It's a Slotted ring nut
That's not what I called the last one I came across! :cussing: :cussing: :cussing: :mrgreen:

But sometimes nothing else would so the job.

The ones on camera lenses are the worst, they're usually tight as well.
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The pin wrench comes on different sizes we have three sizes at work and my angle grinder wrench won’t fit any of them :dunno:
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Post by Bob225 »

it's a custom tool job, cracking it loose is the hard bit

Dave. iirc the old bsa's that have the wierd pin tool
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Post by Dave54 »

Yes Bob, it's for the steering head IIRC (or at least one is). Certainly on the M series like the M21 that's my avatar. I was only thinking before that I've still got the piece of pipe I cut and filed to make the tool.
BSA were fond of special tools!
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Adjustable pin wrenches from eBay?

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