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Warranty, Use, & Basic Care information
5 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
Each CASSOTTO Lever comes with a 5 year limited warranty, under normal use, for the wooden body and carbon fiber core. The Taffijn tips, Cassotto aluminum heads, Cassotto aluminum & steel inserts, Cassotto Prestige tips, Cassotto Neo tips, & damage to the exterior finish are excluded from the warranty. In the event of a ANY malfunction, however, please email Randy Cassotto at email@example.com. If the wooden body or carbon fiber core malfunctions at any time in the first 5 years of ownership (segmented woods are excluded), your equipment can be shipped to: 88 On Pitch 149 High Valley Dr. Canton, CT 06019 (shipping charges apply). If the lever's body or carbon fiber core is irreparable, a new lever will be provided to you. Obvious neglect or deliberate damage will void any and all parts of this warranty. Keep your lever away from high heat, extreme cold, and liquids. Keep all metals (inserts, Neo tips, Prestige tips, & aluminum heads) away from water and keep tips in its wooden case, if you've already purchased one from us.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT AIRCRAFT GRADE ALUMINUM
Black anodization has been added to the head/tip inserts for aesthetics. During regular use, markings may appear and/or the black anodization may come off. If this happens, your lever should continue to work as intended as confirmed by metals engineers. Use a tissue or soft cloth, wipe away any residue, discard the cloth, and wash/clean hands as necessary.
THE TIP INSERT / HEAD FOR MAGNETIC RELEASE HEAD
A tiny gap of approximately .001” (0.00254 centimeters) is standard between the tip insert & head to allow the tip insert to be removed from the head without the use of tools. You can add 1 (or 2 if needed) small, square pieces of traveling tape to an inside wall(s) of the head (Schaff product #6025) to reduce or remove the gap.
CAN I REMOVE THE TIP FROM THE TIP INSERT?
For magnetic tip release owners, it is strongly recommended to leave one designated tip on with a single designated insert. Removing steel tips from aluminum tip inserts can increase your chance of damaging the aluminum threading. If you must remove the tip, do not place your lever on the ground and stomp on it. Use the #11 tip wrench from Schaff and you should be able to remove the tip from the insert, without placing it on the ground, using force by rotating the tip counter-clock-wise until it comes loose from the insert. You can also use this method for the threaded tip release.
These levers are finished with blend of a 2 part epoxy & special ca. Staying away from the metals, use soft, dampened cloth with soap & water over the finished wood & carbon fiber core. You can also use Meguiars #17 & #10 for light surface scratches & follow the manufacturer's instructions. Cleaners with silicones will void the warranty. KEEP LEVER AWAY FROM HIGH HEAT. Temperatures above 110˚ may cause the 2-part epoxy finish to soften.
*88 On Pitch takes no responsibility for bodily injury or property damage caused by any use of any of the CASSOTTO Levers, metals, or equipment supplied, nor does 88 ON PITCH claim to provide any cure or relief for any ailment or disease. ©2022