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    SLX rear mech

    Just looking at the rear mech on my bike and there doesn't appear to be a fine adjusting screw as the cable goes into the mech.
    Is this normal or is it adjusted another way? Shimano SLX type.
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    Re: SLX rear mech

    Limit screws? or the cable tensioner on the cable?

    try looking for a cable tensioner at the shifters, if thats what your after?

    Limit screws will be on there somewhere I would imagine...
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    Re: SLX rear mech

    Seen the limit screw. it's the fine adjustment i was after normally on the end of the cable going into the mech.
    I'll check the shifter.
    cheers Steve
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    Re: SLX rear mech

    i have just had a look at vj's pic of his rear xtr mech and i cant see a fine adjuster there either, perhaps shimano have dumped it.

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    Re: SLX rear mech

    I have SRAM X9 mech and X7 shifters..... so not really the same!

    But the fine adjuster is on the shifter end of the cable, seem to remember alot of my bikes being set up like this in the past! however its only recently that i've realised what that actually does!
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    Re: SLX rear mech

    yeh, i think shimano have got ride of adjusters on the mech, just use the shifter one instead.
    Keep it pinned...

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    Re: SLX rear mech

    WooHoo

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    Re: SLX rear mech

    yep you've been a help cheers.
    For some strange reason it hadn't occured to me that it would be at the lever end.Numpty!!
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    Re: SLX rear mech

    Shimano binned the adjuster on the mech when they went for the shadow evolution with better cable routing. Saving weight or money, you decide

    Now it looks like the lack of adjuster is washing down through the non shadow mechs as well.
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