Originally Posted by bairdco
i just got this flip flop hub with a freewheel and sprocket from Boy Go Fast today and Gee Whiz what a piece of crap it is.
the 36t steel sprocket is attached to a left-side freewheel with junk hardware, and the freewheel itself feels about as smooth as a ohio forge ratchet wrench that was left out in the rain for 2 years. seems like if i rode it on one of my bikes, it would cease being a freewheel after a few miles and lock up.
the axle nuts don't even fit. i mean, they thread on, but they wobble like they're one size too big, and i think they're made outta, i dunno, something. melted beer cans.
the bearings in the hub...pfffft.
the whole thing sucks.
don't buy one.
I would contact him and have him exchange it if at all possible, maybe you just got one of them lemons or something, it's always a gamble with the China made stuff we get most of the time, sometimes I wonder if we get their 2nd's and 3rd's and maybe Russia and the Middle East get the #1 stuff.....????????