Remove vintage disc brake wheel from hub

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  1. kingfish254

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    I have an old 10 speed that I am cleaning up to sell, but I first want to remove the old disc brake wheel from the hub.
    I removed the lock ring and I can see that it is threaded onto the hub. I can't find a good way to grip it and unscrew it from the hub.
    Any ideas???? I already sprayed a liberal amount of PB Blaster on it.

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    If someone is interested in the whole 5 speed hub, I could cut the spokes and ship the hub and disc together.
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    I think I am going to cut the spokes and sell the total hub, freewheel, and disc. It should work with a muscle bike. Looks like it is the old Shimano disc.
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    Two pieces of big wood dowel (or cut off broom handle) in two of the holes mostly across from each other and a leverbar should do it without any damage. Of course, it will help to go the right direction, and it may not be a self tightening thread, though it should be (that is, tightens under braking pressure).

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