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  1. Thread: Ask the experts

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    he started by saying hot waxing is faster and...

    he started by saying hot waxing is faster and then he said well maybe it takes 3 minutes longer

    pro tip Donald trump would never admit he lied

    regardless of what anyone thinks about hot...
  2. Thread: Ask the experts

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    now you are lying about lying like Donald...

    now you are lying about lying

    like Donald Trump with a hot pot

    if you wana hot wax ok

    but don't tell us its faster
  3. Thread: Tool Time

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    I bent a lot of stuff in my HW gig but it was...

    I bent a lot of stuff in my HW gig

    but it was always called " a forming adjustment "
  4. Thread: Ask the experts

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    yabut you said taking a chain off dipping it in...

    yabut you said taking a chain off dipping it in wax and putting it back on the bike is faster than not taking the chain off to do the hot wax and then putting the chain back on the bike

    so...
  5. Thread: Ask the experts

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    hot wax is a lot more steps than just dripping...

    hot wax is a lot more steps than just dripping wax or petro lube from a little 4 oz bottle while moving the chain

    we will believe you can do hot wax pretty quick and you don't find its a hassle ...
  6. Thread: Ask the experts

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    wow I didnt realize you hot wax folks go 3-4...

    wow I didnt realize you hot wax folks go 3-4 weeks between lubing the chain, besides the hassle factor which i have been told is not really , that doesn't seem often enough to me ?
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    yup I been watching an entire province turn brown...

    yup I been watching an entire province turn brown and then grey for 25 years, the pine beetle kills pine trees unless the tree is young enough but it doesn't necessarily kill all of them
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    well i like thigh pockets cuz I can always put...

    well i like thigh pockets cuz I can always put light shit that doesnt rattle around like gloves or a buff

    but they all need to up their pocket game
  9. Thread: Ask the experts

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    At one time i had some used time road shoes with...

    At one time i had some used time road shoes with time pedals & cleats, for MTB I had SPD pedals & mtn bike shoes, at some point it seemed point less so I sold the road stuff and just went SPD ...
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    pockets are a great rant, do the people designing...

    pockets are a great rant, do the people designing these clothes ever use the stuff do they even bike or ski tour or whatever ?

    re asymetric pocket design on mtn bike shorts or ski touring pants...
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    I have 5 pair of raybans so when I fucked up the...

    I have 5 pair of raybans so when I fucked up the frame I just found a pair I wasnt using much and swapped the lenses

    so IME buy more

    and don't face surf
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    Last month a cop popped off 2 groups of 3 shots...

    Last month a cop popped off 2 groups of 3 shots 50ft from where i was on the couch watching " Vendetta " on Netflix and I never heard the 9mm neither did the other neighbor also watching netflix
  13. Thread: Tool Time

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    I just picked up one of the EZmtb universal...

    I just picked up one of the EZmtb universal brake bleeder kits to bleed my Guides cuz the kit is sposed to have every adapter for every brake and you DO get a lot of fitttings
    ...
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    so I made pasta carbonara and just for yucks i...

    so I made pasta carbonara and just for yucks i dipped 2 identical large Ikea dinner forks in the cooked sauce which is basicly just eggs n parmigiana cheese

    put them in the middle section of the...
  15. Thread: Tool Time

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    this Estwing is seriously bent I duno how pa...

    this Estwing is seriously bent I duno how pa did it , he could have put a 100 ton bridge girder down on it or sft
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    Locally I know a bunch of bro's have blown up...

    Locally I know a bunch of bro's have blown up king pins but talking to shop bro down east they have not experianced all those failures

    so obviuosly the kingpin has had problems but not down...
  17. Thread: Tool Time

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    wa s standard for years but from what I have...

    wa s standard for years but from what I have heard this hammer will destroy whatever it left of the tendons in yer elbow cuz the shaft has no give

    I duno how it happended but I got one with a...
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    https://bcebikerebates.ca/?fbclid=IwAR0od_Mw3GSY5E...

    https://bcebikerebates.ca/?fbclid=IwAR0od_Mw3GSY5EA3rhJPQzmPHslQlMeiqUDwXz-S9zVq6HmSrfuTD_jJbXU

    pretty good tax rebates on E-bikes coming in BC
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    well I'm gona try half and half next time

    well I'm gona try half and half next time
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    Everyone is an asshole and i'm no different but...

    Everyone is an asshole and i'm no different but specificaly I'm a Sombrio kind of asshole, I can take 8 brands of shorts into the changeroom and Sombrio fit the best so I got 3 pair
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    On most m/c the slotted bits lift up, are you...

    On most m/c the slotted bits lift up, are you sure you have ever loaded a DW ?
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    well them away-folks got lotsa money to pay the...

    well them away-folks got lotsa money to pay the contracter and if they are not here buddy can and should overcharge them just on principle
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    I always put the dirty ends of the utensils down...

    I always put the dirty ends of the utensils down closer to the spray wand
  24. Thread: Trucks.

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    IMO if you are such a dumbass you can't get your...

    IMO if you are such a dumbass you can't get your wheels under the fenders with all the options available now days you deserve any kind of Fine the po-lice thro at you
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    I think there is something to the on-edge theory,...

    I think there is something to the on-edge theory, maybe the water jet hits the food at just the right angle

    I got door issues on an old kitchen aid, the latch is rather flacid so the door pops...
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    words to live by

    words to live by
  27. Thread: Tool Time

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    Just scored an EZmtb bleed kit to do my Guide...

    Just scored an EZmtb bleed kit to do my Guide RE's there are a alot of yellow plastic bleed kits on Amazon that all look the same but the quality is different so apparently you gotta watch that you...
  28. Thread: Tool Time

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    Aren't pliers also useful as a hammer ? or pry...

    Aren't pliers also useful as a hammer ?

    or pry bar ?
  29. Thread: Tool Time

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    My kid uses a Milwaukee impact gun to work on BIG...

    My kid uses a Milwaukee impact gun to work on BIG (some you can walk thru) electric motors in a full on shop and he sez they are stronger than the full on air tools
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    isn't it just way cheaper to shovel the deck ?

    isn't it just way cheaper to shovel the deck ?
  31. Thread: Trucks.

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    Aren't they quite a bit smaller than an f-150 so...

    Aren't they quite a bit smaller than an f-150 so depending on where you roll wouldn't a maverick make a lot of sense
  32. Thread: Trucks.

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    I personaly think those sled raps look really bad...

    I personaly think those sled raps look really bad and I didn't think it would be 1 K

    also i don't have any tats or drink canned vodka drinks
  33. Thread: Trucks.

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    bar tender at the craft brew has the same truck...

    bar tender at the craft brew has the same truck as me so she asks " what do you think of getting a lift and some big wheels ? "
    well do you need a lift and what else could you do with the 5k ?
    ...
  34. well if she is out there 20-30 hrs a week she...

    well if she is out there 20-30 hrs a week she ain't in the house bugging you

    I was gona say there is no way you did that
  35. The tennant is getting the gardens going and i...

    The tennant is getting the gardens going and i don't have to pay any $ or do anything,

    the year before last was good growing weather so I got alot of compliments on my flowers

    except for the...
  36. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Squirt is easy to get a hold of, I get 3 rides...

    Squirt is easy to get a hold of, I get 3 rides out of a Squirt app so I'm fine with that ^^ , i have a few bottles of it squirreled away cuz I order squirt to bring up my final total for free...
  37. Thread: Ask the experts

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    pretty much this , I think its^^ a pretty good...

    pretty much this , I think its^^ a pretty good product and I don't really want to spend a whole bunch of time lubing a chain
  38. Thread: Ask the experts

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    The 25$ a roll 3M product which will do a bike ,...

    The 25$ a roll 3M product which will do a bike , I cut patterns out of paper to make the curve, I thot it turned out pretty good, I sold the bike to an MD for a pretty good price
    ...
  39. Thread: Ask the experts

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    after a service of the front & rear suspension my...

    after a service of the front & rear suspension my 2021 Zeb E specific fork was only moving 4 inches and seemed a little harsh on stutters so I dropped the pressure from 55 to 40 psi at 165lbs

    a...
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    Poll: https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/gun-violence-charts-...

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/gun-violence-charts-us-1.6847911

    Apparently its charting to be a really big year

    otoh America isnt so bad compared to a lot of countries especialy in South America
  41. YMMV depending on where you live but even in a...

    YMMV depending on where you live but even in a really good powder year I get maybe 5 days worthy of a 135 underfoot ski
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    I got a few bowls that didnt get clean last night...

    I got a few bowls that didnt get clean last night so I will just put them back in and run it again cuz they always get clean the second time
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    I told a friend of mine this ^^^ go to the hill...

    I told a friend of mine this ^^^ go to the hill and practice so she went to the ski hill to practise and promptly broke her wrist
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    Nikwax/ grangers/ revivex all that water based...

    Nikwax/ grangers/ revivex all that water based DWR is the same stuff IME

    I always use the spray-on porducts so when I ran out I did half a Arcterxy Beta shell in one brand and half in another...
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    I get the 4" wide 3m film for 25$ at the auto...

    I get the 4" wide 3m film for 25$ at the auto parts store and wrap top of top tube/ bottom of down tube/ sides of the stays, it saves against minor scratched & scuffs so the bike looks better , I've...
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    I had a can of white gas AKA Naptha in the shed,...

    I had a can of white gas AKA Naptha in the shed, I figured since I got it ... try it

    coil the chain into a 3" jar so its easier to cover with white gas,

    let soak overnight and the chain will...
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    I had some jerky made in a pellet smoker grill...

    I had some jerky made in a pellet smoker grill and it was pretty tasty, obviuosly the grill has other uses than just making Jerky but i think it was 1600$

    I got that Nesco 37A and it worked good...
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    yup if you didnt buy your E-bike from your LBS...

    yup if you didnt buy your E-bike from your LBS and they need to work on it there is no way for them to recover the $$$ from Shimano SO they bill you, a local bud had an EP8 that died after a...
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    ime coiling the chain in a few inches of of...

    ime coiling the chain in a few inches of of naptha AKA white gas in a jam jar overnight gets the chain super clean and the liquid evaporates completely so the chain is dry, no residue no rinsing...
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    any time I do plumbing I buy anything that might...

    any time I do plumbing I buy anything that might work, use whatever fits/ works and take 75% of it back

    so don't forget to keep the receipt.
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