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Old 11-25-22, 03:13 PM
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Wacky hack of the day

As I was taking a Covid test for the Thanksgiving festivities yesterday, It dawned on me the little test vial would be good for carrying a shot of grease in the tool kit which on my bikes is extensive.

And yes I realize properly maintained bikes are unlikely to need any grease on the road but you never know, I've had a couple of times when had I had some, I would have investigated further. Neither instance proved out as I recall but again, you never know.

Also realize its a little creepy but I soaked it in antibacterial soap while we were out then cleaned, dried and filled with the needled grease gun, Voila, good to go.






And no positives out of 10 family members so......
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Old 11-25-22, 03:27 PM
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Great idea.

I've often thought about using a Zycam nasel spray bottle for oil.
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Old 11-25-22, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh View Post
Great idea.

I've often thought about using a Zycam nasel spray bottle for oil.
I have grease and oil in similar on my bench.
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Just used one of those tests last week. Nice hack!
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Old 11-25-22, 03:54 PM
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Lets see more, other hacks that work for you as well.
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Old 11-25-22, 04:58 PM
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Like, you're not going to put a piece of tape on it that says 'used'?
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Like, you're not going to put a piece of tape on it that says 'used'?
Nah, its implied by the grease being in there.
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Originally Posted by philbob57 View Post
Like, you're not going to put a piece of tape on it that says 'used'?
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Nah, its implied by the grease being in there.
Can we name it "Mucus Lube?"
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Not bike-related, but I use a specimen cup for a travel-size amount of hair product. I got it new from work,so no need to rinse it out first.
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Not bike-related, but I use a specimen cup for a travel-size amount of hair product. I got it new from work,so no need to rinse it out first.
Yea, they are super robust and plentiful, the rest rooms in our ED have a big bin of new ones for all the patients that roll through.
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Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh View Post
Can we name it "Mucus Lube?"
Sure, you can call it whatever you want, I'll go with the obvious, lube tube.
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Snot shot?
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I keep a soy sauce fish, like you get with take out sushi, filled with wet lube in my spares kit for long brevets.


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