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08-11-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By JoeTBM

Are you talking about the spray version? I agree...

Are you talking about the spray version? I agree that is not durable for tool handles but found this version quite good. ...
08-11-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By JoeTBM

Well, we got one donation in today that had the...

Well, we got one donation in today that had the same "Diver's helmet" fitting but missing the reduction ferrule (thank you Rolla), fortunately we have quite a few variations and was able to find one...
08-10-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By JoeTBM

Definitely for a cable guide, you can see the...

Definitely for a cable guide, you can see the rectangular outline on the bottom of the BB of where the old one used to sit.
08-10-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By JoeTBM

That may not be a guide but rather a stop. You...

That may not be a guide but rather a stop. You might need a reduction feral to properly mate up with a housing end. Look at this thread for reference to another that had an issue with that type of...
08-10-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,122
Posted By JoeTBM

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/450x450/image_d84adfeb475ac7e37dd02509f185de6b160e499e.png
There are others too
08-07-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By JoeTBM

Always put some oil on the tap/die to help with...

Always put some oil on the tap/die to help with cleaning out debris and easier turning. If you are looking for a cheap tap and die set here is one from Harbor Freight for about $22.00.
...
08-06-22, 02:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By JoeTBM

So let me understand you, you ask a question...

So let me understand you, you ask a question looking for "any" answer, we give you one and now you are complaining!

It really doesn't take long, just a few seconds a nipple extra.

The reason I...
08-06-22, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By JoeTBM

No Thanks, I believe my 9mm works just fine, I...

No Thanks, I believe my 9mm works just fine, I haven't had an issue in adjusting thousands of FDERs
08-05-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 233
Posted By JoeTBM

How is the angle and contact surface of the pads?...

How is the angle and contact surface of the pads? Possible pad surface contamination. Just throwing that out there as a possibility

Edited to add:
Just noticed the width of concave/convex washers...
08-05-22, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By JoeTBM

Why are you using a SAE tools, most bikes have...

Why are you using a SAE tools, most bikes have metric size fasteners and typically the nut for the anchor bolt on the FDER is a 9mm, works fine with a socket or combo wrench. Using the wrong tool may...
08-05-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By JoeTBM

Just use another spoke threaded a little bit into...

Just use another spoke threaded a little bit into the top (cap) of the nipple to guide it in and start threading it onto the proper spoke, then unscrew the "tool' spoke
Forum: Foo
08-05-22, 01:42 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 74,722
Posted By JoeTBM

There you go other drivers helping out

There you go other drivers helping out
08-03-22, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By JoeTBM

Let me see if I can check on a wheel for you, I...

Let me see if I can check on a wheel for you, I might have a foldable in the shop that we were going to scrap anyway (foldables are not big here and I already have more then I care to). Glad you...
08-02-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By JoeTBM

Agreed, you can't save every bike, sometimes they...

Agreed, you can't save every bike, sometimes they are more work then they are worth. We rebuild about 2,000 a year in our non-profit shop and strip/recycle about another 100-150 that are either too...
07-30-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 664
Posted By JoeTBM

Are they Teflon coated cable or do you just...

Are they Teflon coated cable or do you just grease the hell out of them? You did not mention if you have ever changed the housings. I hope you are using lined housings. for the lower resistance...
Forum: Foo
07-27-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 74,722
Posted By JoeTBM

Hate to say this but that saying has nothing to...

Hate to say this but that saying has nothing to do with rising water, here is some history on the adage
...
07-19-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By JoeTBM

I have no experience with these pads but found...

I have no experience with these pads but found some listings for you

Available on ebay with cooling fins...
07-15-22, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By JoeTBM

Well we never heard back from them on the query...

Well we never heard back from them on the query but decided to try them again.

Placed an order of several closeout items, waited a week, again no notice of shipment, sent them an email.

Long...
07-12-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 589
Posted By JoeTBM

Instant Coffee jar, 8oz size. Change it out every...

Instant Coffee jar, 8oz size. Change it out every 2-3 months for a new one. No reason to clean it
Forum: Foo
07-05-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 74,722
Posted By JoeTBM

Florida man lifts overturned Jeep to rescue...

Florida man lifts overturned Jeep to rescue toddler after...
07-04-22, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By JoeTBM

But this listing says discontinued

But this listing says discontinued
07-02-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By JoeTBM

Thank you all for the replies and information, we...

Thank you all for the replies and information, we sent them another query on this to find out the real issue.
07-01-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By JoeTBM

Blue Sky Cycling

We do a lot of on-line buying of parts for our volunteer charity bike shop and started using this vendor a few months ago, Blue Sky Cycling. https://blueskycycling.com/ (http://blueskycycling.com/)
...
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 74,722
Posted By JoeTBM

Florida Woman caught loading gun in emergency room

Florida woman caught loading gun inside emergency room 850 WFTL (https://www.850wftl.com/florida-woman-caught-loading-gun-inside-emergency-room/)
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 74,722
Posted By JoeTBM

Florida Chicken Leads Cops to Body

Florida Chicken Leads Cops to Body: Florida Chicken Leads Cops to Body - NewsBreak...
06-23-22, 03:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By JoeTBM

The quality of the tool has a lot to do with the...

The quality of the tool has a lot to do with the success.

We will reuse the pin for single speed or 5/6/7/8 speed chain of non-peened rivets.
If it had peened rivets, we will use a quick-link or...
06-18-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,348
Posted By JoeTBM

That's what I get for reading so early in the...

That's what I get for reading so early in the am.....:mad:
06-17-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,348
Posted By JoeTBM

On all gears? Sounds like you freewheel or...

On all gears? Sounds like you freewheel or freehub is not engaging.

New Bike, - bring it back to the shop where you purchased it.
06-17-22, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,348
Posted By JoeTBM

OP, So your three highest gears are the only ones...

OP, So your three highest gears are the only ones that work? Do you mean that your front DER is on the largest chain ring and your rear is on one of the three smallest?

or are you saying it...
06-15-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 891
Posted By JoeTBM

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes,...

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes, This set from Harbor Freight covers everything from 1/4 to 3/8 to 1/2" drives...
06-15-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By JoeTBM

Take a look at this tread, some pic included....

Take a look at this tread, some pic included. maybe it can help you explain your issue better or post a pic on line and give us the link
...
06-10-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 886
Posted By JoeTBM

Sorry, no pictures attached

Sorry, no pictures attached
06-05-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 709
Posted By JoeTBM

You said the hanger appears straight but has it...

You said the hanger appears straight but has it been checked (and adjusted) with an derailleur alignment tool? This would be my first step in this case, I find you cannot depend on a visual of the...
06-01-22, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks Dave, you have given me a few ideas and I...

Thanks Dave, you have given me a few ideas and I am going to toy around with some of it on paper before we build it.
05-31-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks Dave, Yes we have one of those large tool...

Thanks Dave, Yes we have one of those large tool cabinets also but way to heavy to roll around, so it sits in one spot. We also have one of the Harbor freight carts but it is one that has a lid on a...
05-31-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By JoeTBM

We are presently using a roll around cart, top...

We are presently using a roll around cart, top has spoke storage and a tray with spoke ruler, spoke wrenches, etc. along with tape to mark replacement spokes on the wheel being repaired.. bottom...
05-31-22, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks for the suggestion, thinking a angled...

Thanks for the suggestion, thinking a angled pitch would work better for us vs flat to prevent spokes from just sliding out.
05-31-22, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By JoeTBM

If you saw our shop you would understand. We are...

If you saw our shop you would understand. We are a volunteer shop and the place is about 750 sq ft donated to us.

The front has a rollup door and being in FL we work outside in the daylight but...
05-29-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By JoeTBM

Spoke/truing tool cart

Looking to see if anyone has a design for a roll around cart dedicated to truing wheels with sorted spoke storage for our volunteer shop.

Trying to get some ideas before we build one, any one want...
05-26-22, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By JoeTBM

How about something like this, will that work for...

How about something like this, will that work for you?
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x375/s_l500_cab6e7f4bd378466d285cb040aef2a6407ab430e.jpg...
05-26-22, 02:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By JoeTBM

You may need to measure the holes differently for...

You may need to measure the holes differently for a chain guard, it spacing may noy be symmetrical...
05-24-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By JoeTBM

You won't need the crank extractor to reassemble,...

You won't need the crank extractor to reassemble, it is only for removal.

Put a little grease on the spindle before positioning the crank are and give it a hit with a rubber mallet to seat it...
05-23-22, 02:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By JoeTBM

:beer:

:beer:
05-23-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By JoeTBM

Location has a lot to do with it, we are in...

Location has a lot to do with it, we are in Florida, even hand grips turn gooey in time. :eek:
05-22-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 292
Posted By JoeTBM

And this is why our shop refuses to work on any...

And this is why our shop refuses to work on any motorized bike or even accept them as a donation. Especially the DYI conversions...... pedal on :speedy:
05-22-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 821
Posted By JoeTBM

Boy that is weird, I edited it to exclude the "s"...

Boy that is weird, I edited it to exclude the "s" and even tried it after I posted it and it was fine...... now it is changed...... spoooky
05-22-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By JoeTBM

Because it leaves a gooey mess and a real pain to...

Because it leaves a gooey mess and a real pain to remove if you need to access the spoke nipples
05-22-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 821
Posted By JoeTBM

Here is the working link...

Here is the working link http://pardo.net/bike/pic/mobi/b.bottom-bracket-standards.html
05-22-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 821
Posted By JoeTBM

You should be able to edit your own posts, look...

You should be able to edit your own posts, look at your post and there should be an "edit" button at the bottom of it.
05-21-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 821
Posted By JoeTBM

Linky no worky :twitchy:

Linky no worky :twitchy:
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