thomson seatpost: 31,6 lighter than 27,2???

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Bergziege
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by Bergziege

the listings say that the thomson seatpost 31,6 in 370 or 410 mm is lighter than one in 27,2 and the same length.

is that true? why that? :noidea:

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Romano79
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by Romano79

Probably they are two different models!!!!

-Elite (SP-E116) 2003 31.6/410 mm 238 g
-Elite (SP-E113) 2004 27.2/410 mm 291 g

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by divve

Larger diameter tubing requires less wall thickness.

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by Florian

divve wrote:Larger diameter tubing requires less wall thickness.

:exactly:
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