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Old 04-18-18, 12:19 PM
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Old 04-18-18, 01:18 PM
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Old 04-18-18, 02:57 PM
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Yesterday on the highway I found Eucalyptus debris. And yes, I stopped and took the big stuff off the shoulder.
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
This morning I found two halves of a "Husky" 1/2" combo wrench. The box end was a ratchet. I really like those kind of wrenches, bummer the thing is broke in half, but I'm keeping them anyways, never know when you need a short wrench for a tight space!
Do those have a lifetime guarantee like Craftsman? You might be able to get a whole one for the 2 halves.
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I doubt it, Husky appears to be the 'house' brand at Home Despot. Couldn't hurt to walk into a store with those two halves and see whether they replace it or not (even if I say I don't know how it broke)
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Old 04-19-18, 03:30 PM
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It mentions lifetime warranty online. Sears never asked me about how I broke things when I took them back.
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Old 04-20-18, 07:05 AM
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On my way home last night there was a pair of gloves laying on the side of the MUP. Not uncommon to see one glove, but a pair caught my attention. I left them there thinking someone would return looking for them.

This morning on my way back in to work the gloves were still sitting there. I left them. I'm not rich, but frankly I'm not in dire enough straits to need used gloves.
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Yesterday I found something called an iLOK. It's not a thumb drive, just looks like one. I put it on Craigslist's lost and found.
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Old 04-23-18, 07:25 AM
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Found a dime. And you can have it.

15th Ave approaching Bethany Home Rd from the south. The bicycle lane is in the left side of the right turn lane. For the last couple of months there has been a dime embedded in the asphalt where I wait for the light. The only time I'm there is the afternoon rush hour.

There is not enough room in the bike lane between people going straight and those turning right to even try to pick it up. Besides it didn't budge when pushed by my shoe. It seems stuck.
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Old 04-23-18, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Tundra_Man
On my way home last night there was a pair of gloves laying on the side of the MUP. Not uncommon to see one glove, but a pair caught my attention. I left them there thinking someone would return looking for them.

This morning on my way back in to work the gloves were still sitting there. I left them. I'm not rich, but frankly I'm not in dire enough straits to need used gloves.
lol I have a huge collection of gloves, I take them all, and wear the best left with the best right. My current pair is PUGGS brand left, black with red trip, and Pitcrew on the right, black and grey
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Old 04-23-18, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Tundra_Man
On my way home last night there was a pair of gloves laying on the side of the MUP. Not uncommon to see one glove, but a pair caught my attention. I left them there thinking someone would return looking for them.

This morning on my way back in to work the gloves were still sitting there. I left them. I'm not rich, but frankly I'm not in dire enough straits to need used gloves.
I did this and eventually gathered them as my own. They were firm grip brand and I washed them and used them for a few years. And just last week I finally replaced them with a new pair from Home Depot. So road gloves lead to finding a nice brand to use in the future. Never limit yourself @Tundra_Man
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So. Much. Eucalyptus debris. Had to stop four times along 'the gauntlet' to move debris, including a sizeable branch lying along the width of the shoulder.
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Old 04-23-18, 05:31 PM
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Railroad spikes and giant bolts. WHY? Who knows.
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Old 04-28-18, 03:28 PM
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Once found an old Raleigh bike hanging from a street sign late at night. Didn't take it home as it was probably stolen and left there.
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Old 04-30-18, 07:23 AM
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Yesterday I found Bob Ross trees.

Not the kind of trees Bob Ross would paint, just the kind that look like him:

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Old 05-01-18, 04:42 AM
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WARNING: BIKE HORROR DEAD AHEAD


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I found a metal bracket, 4" square, intentionally wedged vertically into a crack in the road. It was pointed corner up and would have torn thru a car tire, let alone take down a bicycle.
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Snap-On 10mm long handle wrench.
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10mm sockets and wrenches seem to be the ones everyone uses and looses.
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Great thread! I've found two wallets so far. Returned one through Facebook chat and a meetup. Returned the other to the guy's doorstep. He was very flustered since I don't think he realized he lost it in the first place. Other than that, nothing exciting.
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I found a rack strap the other day ... the Tubus type with three straps. Nice to find something I can use.
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Originally Posted by no motor?
10mm sockets and wrenches seem to be the ones everyone uses and looses.
​​​​​​Lol
10mm wrench last week and a 10mm socket today.
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You're saying you found a car? Are you going to sell it?
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I found a metal bracket, 4" square, intentionally wedged vertically into a crack in the road. It was pointed corner up and would have torn thru a car tire, let alone take down a bicycle.

I also found a gas can, with gas, while out of gas on my motorcycle. What a gas!
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