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Finally found a pair of square taper Turbine cranks, but now I'm wondering what bracket size I need. I'll be running a triple in all likelihood, so I'm thinking 110 mm should do it. Any others still using these cranks?
 

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depends ...

on what chainline you need and on which frame you are putting it on.

I'm using a 73, 113

You also should consider that there is 2 standards for square tapered BB. The ISO and the "Shimano" (J.. something). The taper is different. One mix, cranks/BB, will stick further out than another mix

Check out the RF website and also do a search on MTBR
 

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On the 2 types of Square Taper...

Shimano is basically the standard. All the aftermarket square taper cranks (eg Race Face, Kooka, Cook Bros, Truvative, etc, etc...) and BB's for that matter use the same "Shimano" taper.

Campagnolo uses a different taper to their BB spindles. Campagnolo and certain Phil Wood BB's are the only ones available in this configuration.
 

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Thanks all

Based on this I've decided to pop a 110 mm in there first, to try. 107 mm might be okay for the chainline (trying for 47-48 mm, frame should have the clearance), but oddly enough my knees don't like a narrow Q-factor.
 

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eric said:
Based on this I've decided to pop a 110 mm in there first, to try. 107 mm might be okay for the chainline (trying for 47-48 mm, frame should have the clearance), but oddly enough my knees don't like a narrow Q-factor.
I'm using a 73/113 BB that has an adjustable chainline (real)... shimano ones don't have the adjustable chainline feature (unless you use spacers).
 
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