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  1. Thread: Tool Time

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    Screwdrivers: Iím buying a set of Wiha unless...

    Screwdrivers: Iím buying a set of Wiha unless Gunder or Dee can talk me into buying Wera or PB Swiss instead.

    Go.
  2. Thread: View right now

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    Getting there. 419942

    Getting there.

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    Wait. ďGoingĒ to implode? Are you implying they...

    Wait. ďGoingĒ to implode? Are you implying they have not yet imploded?
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    The next couple hours of my life will smell like...

    The next couple hours of my life will smell like powdered sugar and sound like a piano bar.

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  5. Thread: Tool Time

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    Just use a 3.5 flat head and a hammer. Whack it...

    Just use a 3.5 flat head and a hammer. Whack it in hard till it sets up, then you are good to remove.

    Once.
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    Supermoon ftw. Tell Pat and Dan I said hi when...

    Supermoon ftw. Tell Pat and Dan I said hi when you go back to close down GLBC.
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    Sometimes?

    Sometimes?
  8. Thread: Tool Time

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    Rather than put this on the regular sale page,...

    Rather than put this on the regular sale page, maybe I'll just drop a note here. I'm getting rid of some Klein screwdrivers as I'm mostly converting over to Wiha. Klein is excellent, so I'm not...
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    Ok this is funny.

    Ok this is funny.
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    I think the fact that they discontinued it is...

    I think the fact that they discontinued it is probably the best argument that they will screw us over someday when they are the overlords.

    Iím case they are reading this, I was clearly kidding....
  11. Thread: Tool Time

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    Itís not the force of the friction of the pedal...

    Itís not the force of the friction of the pedal axle spinning that causes the pedal to loosen. Itís precession. The force on the axle from pedaling causes the spindle to have unequal force, which...
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    Chromecast audio. Discontinued. Find one used...

    Chromecast audio. Discontinued. Find one used somewhere. Itís excellent. $30 new.
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    Iím just here to heckle and to root hard for the...

    Iím just here to heckle and to root hard for the Lakers to somehow end up with Kyrie.
  14. Thread: Tool Time

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    How much of the spindle is showing? I tend to be...

    How much of the spindle is showing? I tend to be fairly low tech on this stuff, and my inclination would be to grind the spindle flat enough on each side to use a 24" adjustable crescent wrench on...
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    Clearly it's with my Bondhus 5mm and 7/32. When...

    Clearly it's with my Bondhus 5mm and 7/32. When you find them can you send them along?

    And I have a couple extra random 2mm T handles to send in return...
  16. Thread: Tool Time

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    Of course you would! That would be pretty...

    Of course you would!

    That would be pretty sweet. If you can find the right color...

    And I agree on Pedro's quality. Used to be quite good. I don't buy Pedro's tool now. Buy my old ones,...
  17. Thread: Tool Time

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    My tool of choice for pedals is a Pedros T...

    My tool of choice for pedals is a Pedros T handle pro. They don't make them anymore and they look like this (not my photo) - they are quite nice if you ever run across any NOS, but the identifying...
  18. Thread: Tool Time

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    No kidding. How many times have you had to deal...

    No kidding. How many times have you had to deal with a pedal that was absolutely CRANKED on cause someone thought they were taking it off?

    Over the top to the back to remove. Over the top to the...
  19. Thread: Found Music

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    Apparently they are friends with the Old 97s...

    Apparently they are friends with the Old 97s guitar player. So yeah, worked well. He played with them a bit.
  20. And just like that my wife is moving to Utah full...

    And just like that my wife is moving to Utah full time. I assume.
  21. Thread: Tool Time

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    Tool Time

    Pedals are reverse threaded to the direction of your crank rotation. Thatís so they wonít work loose, but it also means that they naturally tighten over time. Getting them loose to remove them can be...
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    Nice outfield right? Kwanís splits for June...

    Nice outfield right?

    Kwanís splits for June are stupid.
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    OFFICIAL MLB 2022 THREAD

    4 run 9th for the Guards to come back from 3 down!
  24. Thread: Tool Time

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    Tool Time

    Do you think the 8 will stand up to cranking a pedal loose?
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    True, and this guy says he can rank them. ...

    True, and this guy says he can rank them.

    Props to Prop's, by the way. #18.

    https://lite987.com/utica-area-mans-quest-for-best-fish-fry-ends-with-mega-list/
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    Are you fucking kidding?!?! How did I not know...

    Are you fucking kidding?!?! How did I not know this??
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    Now I want onion rings. I mean, I always want...

    Now I want onion rings.

    I mean, I always want onion rings. But I want them more now.
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    Congrats! Wait. Or not? What do I wish you...

    Congrats!

    Wait. Or not? What do I wish you here?
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    Very true. While we have a tendency to say that once prices go up they donít come back down, I think these are unusual times. I would expect the price to fall once tradesfolk have fewer then 372 jobs...
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    And Kwan went 4-6 and is now batting 281. Here we...

    And Kwan went 4-6 and is now batting 281. Here we go!
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    No worries as long as itís not going to get wet....

    No worries as long as itís not going to get wet. And you can get it out through an opening somewhere when it dies.

    New code usually requires the crawl space to either be connected to the outside...
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    So Watson settled with all but 4 of the...

    So Watson settled with all but 4 of the plaintiffs a bit before the NFL is going to announce the suspension terms.

    I'm shocked. Shocked I tell you.
  33. Thread: Tool Time

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    ::: ::: They bring me a little PTSD. I assume...

    ::: :::

    They bring me a little PTSD. I assume they do the same for you...
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    Stop panicking me dammit: Alcoholic beverages...

    Stop panicking me dammit:

    Alcoholic beverages



    Carry On Bags: Yes (Less than or equal to 3.4oz/100 ml allowed)
    Checked Bags: Yes
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    Wait. What 9 liter limit? I always seem to be...

    Wait. What 9 liter limit? I always seem to be traveling with a case of 16oz cans. I am about to do that again in a few days. Is that a new rule? And how does 9 liters corelate to 16oz cans?
    ...
  36. Thread: Tool Time

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    I have one of those nice green one like the...

    I have one of those nice green one like the anezus in that article. I've always used it carefully, usually with an exacto. In a hurry the other day I used a new utility knife and sliced clean...
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    Very nice. Less than a week till I'm out east on...

    Very nice. Less than a week till I'm out east on the annual hazy IPA tour of my own. We bring the beer to us though. Just locked up a bunch of Other Half for the trip. Very excited.

    Enjoy...
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    There is about a 30% chance she is gonna end up...

    There is about a 30% chance she is gonna end up in the GOTOS thread. If you see a red Trailhawk with the roof rack covered in beer stickers, say hi for me. And then tell her she made the right...
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    How much time do you have for the story? Fuck it,...

    How much time do you have for the story? Fuck it, I don't have the time. I'll cut to the answer.

    She couldn't decide between some luxury SUV thing or some off-road thing, so she ended up on a...
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    Car replacement dilemma

    Just sold a 2010 CX9 that our college kid was driving. Used prices were too high not to capture. Heíll share a car with our younger kid for a couple years then weíll give him the money we sold it for...
  41. Thread: Tool Time

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    I have a Wheelsmith tensiometer and I have never...

    I have a Wheelsmith tensiometer and I have never used it, fwiw, despite building many wheels. For better or worse, I also go by feel.

    But unlike Dee the wheels I build do not get sold.
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    Dibs I guess

    Dibs I guess
  43. Thread: Tool Time

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    Very nice Gunder. Super cool. In this...

    Very nice Gunder. Super cool.

    In this household a couple new toys were picked up during Fatherís Day:

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    Huh. Guess I'm wrong about the Heads being...

    Huh. Guess I'm wrong about the Heads being first. In my defense, I'm an idiot.
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    The first album or CD you bought

    My first CD was Talking Heads Naked. Which also happens to be the first fully digitally recorded album if I remember correctly. Quite exciting at the time.

    No idea on first cassette.
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    I see youíve met my friends.

    I see youíve met my friends.
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    I have to say I'm incredibly disappointed that...

    I have to say I'm incredibly disappointed that this thread title isn't the beginning of a short joke with a good punchline.
  48. Thread: Tool Time

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    Those of us watching win. Pass the popcorn.

    Those of us watching win. Pass the popcorn.
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    I'm not sure I'm giving you the win. You only...

    I'm not sure I'm giving you the win. You only get a win if Gunder doesn't have a tool that can complete on site frame mitering as well or better than your clam clamps. That's not yet been addressed.
  50. Thread: Found Music

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    Saw these guys open for Old 97s. They absolutely...

    Saw these guys open for Old 97s. They absolutely blew the doors off the room. Amazing band, total powerhouse. 688 monthly listeners on Spotify. Now 689.

    The 40 Acre Mule.

    If you get a...
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