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Old 05-12-09, 12:21 PM
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Show us your clean up station

mine is the bathroom sink



I can't wait 'til the ole lady gets home from work to do her cleaning duties :
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Dat be lookin' like the "short sink" in my bathroom...every mornin!
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That's what solvent tanks are for. Was that bike parts . . . or splitting a transfer case?
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Looks like a few things growing there and are about ready to walk out on you... yet another pandemic in the making, the "sink flu"...




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Not a good idea. Call a plumber.

What, you figure it's HER job to clean up after ya? She should just let you lie in your own filth!
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Harbor Freight! $45

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can you please snap a quick picture as she is cleaning it up?

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For parts cleaning I use a plastic oil-change pan and a plastic noodle colander from the Asian market.

And don't dump the solvent down the drain!
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My clean up station.
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I think mine's hiding back there somewhere:

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I don't need or use a sink, when I need to spit I just swallow it...
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Originally Posted by dminor View Post
I think mine's hiding back there somewhere:

You have a lot of crazy stuff.. is that a vintage chainsaw there.. the blue one? My dad has one like it called a comet... he's a pack-rat too.
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^^ It is a saw. Forester neighbor gave it to me because he knows I'm a nut for two-stroke engines. My 'main' saw is almost vintage - - big ol' 4.5 cu in Lombard (think Canadian version of the old Homelite XL12). Manual-oiler and a beast, but does it hog out chips .

Oh, and I'll have you know I'm not a packrat . . . I'm a "collector."
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Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
Dat be lookin' like the "short sink" in my bathroom...every mornin!
"Short sink" huh? You should see a doctor. They have medicine for that!!!
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Damn is that really a sink inside your house...trailer?
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I see your parts cleanin station dminor lol, I use a the same one in my uncles shop at pennsylvania.
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Originally Posted by nachomc View Post
Damn is that really a sink inside your house...trailer?
Yes, it really is inside my house and I don't live anywhere near a trailer park..lol.
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Originally Posted by dminor View Post
That's what solvent tanks are for. Was that bike parts . . . or splitting a transfer case?
Hey your close! I was cleaning up 2 small front wheel drive tranny cases after disassemling them in the breakfast room.Well, while I was at it I cleaned up one of my bike chains and cassettes. alot of the crud got scraped out of the sink before picture.
What's that little scooter you got there? I used to have a '65 honda trail 90 I used for hunting to haul my gear inbound. I would lift the thing in and out of the truck by hand, quite convenient.
The little fart gave all kind of trouble though, the alternator would get water in it because it was impossible to seal and the stator would short and to boot, the rotor would rust..lol.
The dry clutch got me stuck a few times too. The little retainer tangs on the aluminum clutch basket would wear down and as a result, the clutch assembly would fly apart
Interesting storage position for the cherry picker boom
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Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
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Old wash basin= free
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So, did 'the ole lady' clean up your mess?
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So, did 'the ole lady' clean up your mess?
She does what I tell her to do, or else!..
Actually I cleaned it up myself.
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What's that little scooter you got there? I used to have a '65 honda trail 90 I used for hunting to haul my gear inbound. I would lift the thing in and out of the truck by hand, quite convenient. The little fart gave all kind of trouble though, the alternator would get water in it because it was impossible to seal and the stator would short and to boot, the rotor would rust..lol.
The dry clutch got me stuck a few times too. The little retainer tangs on the aluminum clutch basket would wear down and as a result, the clutch assembly would fly apart
Interesting storage position for the cherry picker boom
It's a little Mini Trail. I bought it from a neighbor when his boy graduated up to a 'real' bike. I rode the kids around on it until it got so tired I had to re-ring it. I got tired of bump-starting it (not easy with an auto clutch and nearly no compression - - had to push it down the driveway about 10 times to warm the piston and rings enough to get any seal and get 'er to pop. I'd be wore out by the time it was ready to ride).

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She does what I tell her to do, or else!..
Actually I cleaned it up myself.
Yeah, my wife does what I tell her to 'or else' too . . . or else she doesn't.
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