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Hey folks,

Anyone ever see a wrench that is made to fit partly into the lip of a hub to adjust those nuts in there.

I miss the old hubs when all the adjustment nuts were external.

Now, there is always one or two nuts that are mostly inside the outer edge of the hub, so my straight cone-wrenches can't get to them. I'm thinking a cone-wrench that has an offset just where it attaches to the nut might be available?
 

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I'm not familiar with that problem. What brand hubs have the nuts inside? It's been a while since I adjusted the cones on a hub. I ride hubs with sealed cartridge bearings. But do you think a socket wrench would work? Is there possibly a dust cap that you need to remove to expose the hidden nuts?
 

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Wheelspeed said:
Now, there is always one or two nuts that are mostly inside the outer edge of the hub, so my straight cone-wrenches can't get to them. I'm thinking a cone-wrench that has an offset just where it attaches to the nut might be available?
I assume you are refering to the drive side on a rear hub. This is how shimano hubs are set up. There is no need to adjust this side: do all of the adjustment (and initial disassembly) from the other side. The normal cone spanners work well.

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