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Old 02-15-07, 07:43 AM   #1
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For all you fixie home mechanics...

Check out this wheel truing jig... Listing says it 5'-5" high! I have no affiliation with the seller, but in my 20+ years in biking/wrenching I have never seen anything like it.

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Old 02-15-07, 07:52 AM   #2
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Oh man! Thats awesome!

Some much better than the TS-3.
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Old 02-15-07, 08:36 AM   #3
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that is seriously old skool
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Old 02-15-07, 08:38 AM   #4
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****. i'd put that in my living room cause it's pretty.

not that i have any other pretty **** in my living room, but still.
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Old 02-15-07, 08:39 AM   #5
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Very cool, I wonder if it will sell.
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Very cool, I wonder if it will sell.
probably not since there is a reserve on an already high price. But hey, at least the shipping is cheap for 200lbs!
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Old 02-15-07, 08:51 AM   #7
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Wanna bet it's a motorcycle wheel truing stand? I've seen crossover listings on EBay.
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Wanna bet it's a motorcycle wheel truing stand? I've seen crossover listings on EBay.
I was thinking that too.
Overkill for a bicycle but it is very cool
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Old 02-15-07, 02:56 PM   #9
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Looking at the thumbnails, I was all "What does a bandsaw have to do with bikes?"

Weighs 200 pounds, and only costs $10 to ship to CT! Sweet!
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Old 02-15-07, 03:30 PM   #10
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My google-fu tells me that's what Bontrager uses to true their wheels. Sounds like a pretty sweet machine.
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Old 02-15-07, 05:42 PM   #11
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That tool is as tall as I am.
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Old 02-15-07, 07:05 PM   #12
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Does it give good BJs?
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I built this for myself with some old angle iron from a bedframe and a welder. Its not perfect but it gets the job done!
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