Author Topic: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!  (Read 13474 times)

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #30 on: August 18, 2007, 03:44:31 AM »
Enough! I grow weary of your foolishness ninjas.

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #31 on: August 18, 2007, 09:06:57 AM »
definitely need helicoil in it!!!
otherwise we'll hear so many stripped stem complaints. or if it's possible, i'd love to have 1 with helicoil.

IMO, with only 2 bolts to hold everything together, they need to be super tight and the stem body needs to be strong enough not to get stripped with such big clamping power... and it can only be achieved by helicoil.

Your opinion will change once you hold/ride one. I can tell you with certainty, it does not need a helicoil, it's held my 200 lbs body up on some serious moves and hasn't budged. If you understood the way the wrap around design amplifies the clamping force around a greater part of the circumference of the clamp bar you would realize that helicoils would improve nothing. 

strip-resistance?

i completely understand that the design is very clever and yes, the wrap around is improving the clamp power, but my main concern is on the threads inside the 'hook'. after all, those 2 bolts are responsible for holding the whole business together. bolts are steel but the body is alloy. why not add some helicoils, at least for 'just in case'...

i'm waiting mine though :)

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #32 on: August 19, 2007, 03:20:00 AM »
I won't say it's impossible to strip. If one cross-threads or really over tightens the bolts it could happen. However, most stems use only two bolts to clamp the stem to the stear tube of the fork and this has become the standard because it has proven to be effective. I'm normally quite cautious while tightening my stem bolts for obvious reasons but, Aaron encouraged me to tighten it real good so I went quite a bit tighter than I have in the past and still no stripping. Aaron could explain the technical aspects much better than me but, I'm confident that it will prove to be at least as strong/strip resistant as any other stem on the market if not better.
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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #33 on: August 19, 2007, 04:46:15 AM »
Aaron, can you chime in and give an update on stem production? Early September maybe?

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #34 on: October 11, 2007, 05:03:17 AM »
The release date is set for Aug. 15th.

October 15 is approaching.
That's 2 full months of delay after pre-ordering one. :angry:

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #35 on: October 11, 2007, 05:19:41 AM »
The release date is set for Aug. 15th.

October 15 is approaching.
That's 2 full months of delay after pre-ordering one. :angry:

So it's october 15th?
Thats when it will be available?

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2007, 05:34:50 AM »
The release date is set for Aug. 15th.

October 15 is approaching.
That's 2 full months of delay after pre-ordering one. :angry:



So it's october 15th?
Thats when it will be available?

IDK, just saying it's getting ridiculous.
« Last Edit: October 11, 2007, 05:37:03 AM by moncho »

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2007, 01:28:54 PM »
Yeah Aaron's pretty frustrated too, but companies are often at the mercy of the manufactures in this business. I talked to him a couple of days ago and he said that they were either at the anodizer or en-route in the mail as we spoke, and if they were at the anodizer it shouldn't take more than a week. Hold tight, it should be really soon now.

We both sincerely appologize for the delay.
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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #38 on: October 11, 2007, 06:34:50 PM »
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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #39 on: October 13, 2007, 02:58:49 AM »
that's good that they will be available soon. it's been hard for us, but likely infinitely more nerve racking for Aaron. i can't wait to check it out!

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #40 on: May 31, 2009, 07:09:02 AM »
Tonight I found a picture of a fixed gear stuntbike sporting a gold Hook stem:


so weird, but true.
« Last Edit: May 31, 2009, 07:11:25 AM by prana »

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #41 on: May 31, 2009, 04:37:44 PM »
looks like odys twisted's too.

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #42 on: June 01, 2009, 02:36:41 PM »
I wish they would re-release this stem in cool colors just go give me a reason to buy another.
Purple or Shiny Green plz.  :P

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #43 on: October 03, 2020, 06:46:44 PM »
I just spotted this pic, looks like the Sequence Hook stem is back in production!

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Re: Sequence "The HooK" Sig. stem by Brandon Fenton Pre-Orders!
« Reply #44 on: October 03, 2020, 06:53:06 PM »
another pic..