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English translation: quick release fasteners/skewers

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09:19 Jul 5, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
German term or phrase: Schnellspanner
Jetzt die Hebel der Schnellspanner mit nur leichten Druck herunterdrehen.
Michael Dollman
English translation:quick release fasteners/skewers
Explanation:
If you are indeed dealing with bicycles, then I would suggest "quick release skewers". See the second URL for a picture. HTH
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Samuel Larson
United States
Local time: 18:36
Grading comment
It's not to do with bicycles, but I'll still go for quick release fasteners. Thanks.
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Summary of answers provided
naShimano uses "Quick Release" without skewer or fastenerDan McCrosky
naquick release fastener
Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
naToggle clampCami Townsend
naquick release fasteners/skewersSamuel Larson


  

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11 mins
quick release fasteners/skewers


Explanation:
If you are indeed dealing with bicycles, then I would suggest "quick release skewers". See the second URL for a picture. HTH


    Reference: http://dictionaries.travlang.com/GermanEnglish/dict.cgi?quer...
    Reference: http://www.sticha.ch/hope/diverses/spanner/default.html
Samuel Larson
United States
Local time: 18:36
PRO pts in category: 3
Grading comment
It's not to do with bicycles, but I'll still go for quick release fasteners. Thanks.
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17 mins
Toggle clamp


Explanation:
This is merely a guess, but if you visit the website of a company known as AMF at http://www.amf.de, they offer an English version of their site, which advertises "Schnellspanner" among many other types of clamping devices. They translate the term as toggle clamp. If nothing else, it might help you get a sense of what "Schnellspanner" look like.


    Reference: http://www.amf.de
Cami Townsend
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46 mins
quick release fastener


Explanation:
...according to a CTC (Cycle Touring Club - England) member.

Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
Germany
Local time: 03:36
Native speaker of: German
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5 hrs
Shimano uses "Quick Release" without skewer or fastener


Explanation:
I translate regularly for Shimano Europe and have lots of their literature in English and German so it is easy to provide their translations if that would be a help.

Dan McCrosky
Local time: 03:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 7
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Dec 14, 2011 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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