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    My Mole Grips

    i dont start threads very often, but my friend made me these punk rock DIY mole grips, and i think they deserve their very own thread.
    i mean look at 'em, he's welded on a 5mm allen key, and a couple of screwdrivers. the've even got an H for my name!
    molegrips are my favourite tool ever!
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    That's the first I've ever heard them referred to as "molegrips".
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    what do u call em?
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    Vise grips.

    m.

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    Well they're mole grips over here, old chap. Damned Yanks!

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    Freakin' Limey's! Why do you all have to have funny names for everything?

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    Dude - they are really cool . Look like the tool version of a triceratops

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    Quote Originally Posted by andygates
    Well they're mole grips over here, old chap. Damned Yanks!
    quite right that man!one must never travel without ones molesgrips.
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    While it is a pretty cool tool I can't really think of anything I would want to use vice(mole) grips for on my bike. I wouldn't go anywhere near my track nuts with those.

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    Are they called mole grips because you pull the moles out of their holes with them?
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    No idea, old bean. Nor has Google or Wikipedia. A bit of a mystery, what?

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    my mate calls them moles t1ts, but he's just a bit strange.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jinx_removing
    While it is a pretty cool tool I can't really think of anything I would want to use vice(mole) grips for on my bike. I wouldn't go anywhere near my track nuts with those.
    they work pretty well on stripped spoke nipples...

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    Quote Originally Posted by onelesscar
    my mate calls them moles t1ts, but he's just a bit strange.
    Quote Originally Posted by FixednotBroken
    they work pretty well on stripped spoke nipples...
    Molenips??

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    not bad
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    Go throw 'em in your boot already.
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    Quote Originally Posted by flythebike
    Go throw 'em in your boot already.
    do you mean the one in the lorry? next to the bobby sitting on the rubbish bin? bollocks, innit!

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    Yeah I keep mine in the boot next to my spanner. If I have to stop at a phone box, I can get them both quickly that way.
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    moley, moley, moley-grips.

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    Looks like the world's largest roach clip...I hope you don't smoke "****" with that thing

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    its all gone a bit pete tong here
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    I suppose if you are on your Jacks it might come in handy.

    Enjoy

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    Well "Vise Grip" is a trademarked name

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    now that looks like a truely great film!
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