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    Senior Member Boxhilljunkie's Avatar
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    How to move a carbon seat post??

    Zwifting....now my 11 year old wants to have a go...no worries I said ...i
    l set you up a account.( under 13's are free)
    account sorted...but now I can move the seat post on my dogma.
    i set it up back in July 2012 and never thought I would ever need to move it...
    i cant twist it as it's a tear drop shape post...any ideas peeps??

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    Gentle heat from a hairdryer, CO2 canister, WD40, finally if all else fails cut the seat post above the tube and remove from inside with a hacksaw, leaving enough protruding to grip with pliers. You will need to cut very carefully and level not to damage the frame.
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    Senior Member Boxhilljunkie's Avatar
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    Oooh....the hair dryer sounds a good idea...thanks Gas

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    Agree with the hair dryer for the seat tube in conjunction with this:
    https://www.screwfix.com/p/arctic-pr...FU8w0wodtHsGdw
    for the post.

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    The hair dryer works.
    I've shifted a tight carbon to carbon post by warming some olive oil up, using a pipette to get a bit around the edge of the post without it going everywhere then letting it soak in for a bit. I then warmed up the seat tube with the dryer set on not too hot.

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    Senior Member Boxhilljunkie's Avatar
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    Cheers guys...I've not yet tried...but I will

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manglier View Post
    Agree with the hair dryer for the seat tube in conjunction with this:
    https://www.screwfix.com/p/arctic-pr...FU8w0wodtHsGdw
    for the post.
    Now that we are back as a forum, I am keen to know if this screwfix works with carbon seatposts or with any other for that matter. In the comments on the thread, it did not work on an aluminium seatpost.

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    Senior Member Manglier's Avatar
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    I had an alloy post seized in a carbon frame and the combination of warming up the seat tube with the hair dryer then cooling the post with the freezer spray worked first time.

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