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Old 04-25-13, 11:56 AM   #1251
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Does anyone realize, that we have spent nearly $1,000.00 on this Box 'O Crap? That cracks me up.
We're helping to keep the USPS solvent !!!

Alternatives wouldn't be nearly as much fun.
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Old 04-25-13, 12:07 PM   #1252
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We're helping to keep the USPS solvent !!!

Alternatives wouldn't be nearly as much fun.

These last few stops were from Illinois to California, and now on its way to Virginia! It would be cool to have a time lapse video of it jetting its way around! The 'Crapcam'!
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Old 04-25-13, 12:13 PM   #1253
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^ Thanks for the update and pics - and nice to see a bike in use to get the BOC to the PO

Keep up the great work, everyone!

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OK, put me back up on the list!

My arrival date is June 19th so later in june I want that box.

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The box has landed in Virginia! I will take pictures and mail it by Monday!
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The box has landed in Virginia! I will take pictures and mail it by Monday!
Congrats my original BF friend!
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Old 04-26-13, 03:26 PM   #1257
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(eager) ooohh! I'm next on the list (happy dance) so excited.
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Old 04-27-13, 07:51 AM   #1258
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It is a surgical strike in Virginia. 15 hour turnaround! I am off to the post office this early Saturday morning.
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Old 04-27-13, 08:35 PM   #1259
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box o crap photos

here are my photos of the box of crap
arrival
open

what I kept

departure for California!
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Old 04-27-13, 08:42 PM   #1260
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I also took out a couple of items for weight purge. If anyone is desperate for three very crude Bottom bracket axles that seem to weigh about 2 pounds each, I can send them along. If not they are getting donated to the local bike Co-op. I picked them up and actually swore when I felt how heavy they were. I also tossed a completely used, dirty and shot chain. I added quite a few goodies and some park tools. I still have two pairs of cheap platform pedals that I couldn't fit.

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Nice job cbchess!!!
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Ah, cool. shot chain is not completely useless though. someone could build a chain whip with it if their handy that way.
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Old 04-28-13, 02:27 AM   #1263
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I also took out a couple of items for weight purge. If anyone is desperate for three very crude Bottom bracket axles that seem to weigh about 2 pounds each, I can send them along. If not they are getting donated to the local bike Co-op. I picked them up and actually swore when I felt how heavy they were. I also tossed a completely used, dirty and shot chain. I added quite a few goodies and some park tools. I still have two pairs of cheap platform pedals that I couldn't fit.
We've discussed this before: not a problem to purge stuff that probably should've gone into the trash vice the BOC. Use your discretion, folks. If you feel you've got something better to put in while you're removing something that a "reasonable person" would condsider junk (my PC-side must be showing), go for it.

Mike: going to have to throw me a bone - and work with someone down the list to see where you can slot in. Welcome to jump in here, considering your visitation situation, but as I've got a day-job it would be cool if you'd take care of the wheeling-and-dealing, then let me know what kind of agreement has been reached. I'll plug you into the list once that's taken care of, okay?

Nice picks, cbchess - thanks for the pics and the update on the Box!

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Old 04-28-13, 04:17 AM   #1264
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Hey first time checking out this thread, and this is really cool! I think I want to play, go ahead and add me, thanks!
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check the first page to see where you fall on the list
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@cbchess did you get a chance to weigh the BoC?

Also, I'll be transfering the contents into a new box when it gets here.
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it might be on the reciept
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I added you to the list - welcome aboard! If you haven't already, you may want to review the "rules of engagement" on Page 1/Post 1

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Well, I got the BoC today ^^ here's the pics.

This is at arrival

Opened.

And this is what I took.


I'll be mailing it off to Wisconsin first thing tomorrow.
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Old 05-01-13, 01:53 PM   #1270
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wow that park wrench didn't have to wait long!
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oh and the weight was 21 lbs. 6.2 oz. when I mailed it out.
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Nope, it didn't cbchess Yeah, felt that heavy too. I'll be transfering the contents to a new box when I get back from my errands this afternoon.

I put in some pretty cool stuff too. I'm sure they won't last long either.
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Old 05-01-13, 02:01 PM   #1273
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hey sweet i think i put in that kickstand
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Unfortunately that kickstand is to short for my bike (I just tried to put it on). So it's going back in. Instead going to get the red bar tape and put that onto my barends.
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Luckily, for my fat arse, it is only a couple of blocks from home!
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haha yeah mine is also not too far..
I sometimes wish my post office was that close! the closest one is about 1.5 miles away. But, it's all good, I ride for my transportation anyways.
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