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Item # BT-2

Cable Stretcher

Commonly referred to as a “4th Hand”, the Park Tool Cable Stretcher pulls cables tight for adjustment of derailleurs and brakes. It features one-hand operation with a thumb lock to hold the cable tight while your hand is freed up to tighten pull-up bolts and nuts. A must for any shop, home or professional.

  • Thumb lock for one-handed operation
  • Made from chrome plated heat treated steel
  • Cushion grips for comfort

Buy online or find a local retailer (North America only). International Distributors.

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To use the BT-2, lever the lever in the open position and place cable in jaws. Squeeze handle to pinch cable.


It is necessary to push moving arm of BT-2 against brake arm, derailleur body, or some other fixed object in order to pull and tension cable. Secure cable pinch bolt or nut to hold cable.



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