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blitz121 07-02-2013 11:32 AM

Kapp Hammer?
Is the Kapp hammer a decent hammer? I don't know what my other choice is but I do know I just got this one in the mail.

Grendel 07-02-2013 11:49 AM

Nothing wrong with them

blitz121 07-02-2013 12:17 PM

will it fit my eclipse valve well? I am just trying to make this my baby build.

Nicodemus 07-02-2013 12:59 PM

Fit your valve? There's no fitting to be done. It barely even touches it. The hammer strikes the valve pin. You won't have any issues.

blitz121 07-02-2013 01:13 PM

sorry by fit I meant will it work well or highlight the features of the eclipse valve, I have heard they are fairly good.

Nicodemus 07-02-2013 01:23 PM

For the most part a hammer is a hammer. Nothing special. It matters more what springs you use. If you use a light hammer spring or a very stiff valve spring. You might want a heavier hammer. That's pretty much the only thing that matters.

minimag03 07-03-2013 12:30 PM

Yeah it's actually a very nice hammer. Most hammers lose a little weight by adding nylon set screws, but the KAPP hammer is actually heavier than most other hammers. It also comes with a nice polished square hammer lug. The only thing it lacks is a dimple in the front.

However, I wouldn't spend the money on the Eclipse/Belsales valve. They are basically just stock valves. The Palmer LT valve is around the same price and will give you a lot more performance. Even the ANS valve is better than the Belsales.

BigOldSkool 07-05-2013 11:26 AM

Also saying.... the stock cocker valve is pretty good as well.

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