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Old 02-28-2011, 06:23 AM   #101 (permalink)
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Someone at work who just won't shut up.

I'm going to start using my "working from home" rights more I think...

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Old 02-28-2011, 08:48 AM   #102 (permalink)
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Old 02-28-2011, 06:08 PM   #103 (permalink)
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Applying rust removal work last night. Went to remove one of the new wheels and the adapter just broke. Combination of lazy garage using air tools and crappy design perhaps.

The socket tube had split along its length so I hammered it back roughly to shape and added a spot of weld to hold the two sides together.

Naw. Split again.

So I have to buy a 17mm alloy wheel socket (£7) just to get my own wheels off.

This did not generate "happy" language on my drive earlier.
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Old 02-28-2011, 07:43 PM   #104 (permalink)
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Old 03-01-2011, 09:38 AM   #105 (permalink)
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Use a crossbar.
If you mean make the lever longer thats what I did and thats when the socket failed.

I have a nice, shiney blue one on my desk which fits the nuts.

I shall try again tonight.

And apply the Waxoyl this weekend.
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Old 03-02-2011, 05:56 AM   #106 (permalink)
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Old 03-02-2011, 08:42 AM   #107 (permalink)
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I suppose that's better than some of the people around here, who'll collect the leaves, and place them in plastic trash bags which they put out for the weekly garbage collection. They'll then drive to Home Depot and buy plastic bags of compost.
I drive by and pick up those bags for MY compost. They take a detour through the chicken house for some "enrichment".

My annoyance: timid drivers.
Yes, that's a turn ahead. Your car will not fall apart at >2 mph around the corner.
That's a leaf in the road. No need to brake for it.
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:05 PM   #109 (permalink)
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Gok Wan.

That is all.
Had to look that one up.

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If you mean make the lever longer thats what I did and thats when the socket failed.
No.
This is what I meant.


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