Anyone know what this is

andsaw

Senior Member
After my gear cable snapped (shimano fitted from new) i found this in the end of the cable cover end things, what is the purpose of it never seen one before its 3mm long and has a bit of rubber inside it.
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fossyant

Ride It Like You Stole It!
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End cap/ferrule - can be quite useful, especially with the rubber insert for keeping crud out of the cable and housing.
 
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andsaw

andsaw

Senior Member
Good job i kept them, i think i will reuse them, makes sense why shimano use them on those coated cables, the stuff was eveywhere, probably why it snapped.
 
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