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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by mfezela » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:07 am

Why wait until next year for the stove. See my ad.
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Post by RIP » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:43 pm

Must be having a bit of a Dexshell moment. More socks.
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Post by RIP » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:55 pm

Oh and a rear Mudhugger, after my MYOG extension wasn't, er, 100% successful. Along with the cableties there's a rectangle of sticky-backed clear plastic taped underneath it, no idea what that's for!
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Post by Jurassic » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:59 pm

RIP wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:55 pm
Oh and a rear Mudhugger, after my MYOG extension wasn't, er, 100% successful. Along with the cableties there's a rectangle of sticky-backed clear plastic taped underneath it, no idea what that's for!
They're very good mudguards, I think you'll be pleased with it. The plastic is to cut up and use to protect your seat stays from abrasion from the cable ties IIRC.

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Post by RIP » Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:08 pm

Ah thanks, good point. Too late :wink: . Since every BaM this year has been moist to a lesser or (mainly) greater extent I expect December to be no different and therefore an amusing test.
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Post by u02sgb » Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:19 pm

Warning on the mudhugger. The plastic is helitape to put between the mudhugger and the frame.

Keep an eye on this as I had it wear through the tape and the paint on my frame on my full sus. Caught it before it wrecked the rear stays thankfully. I've now got helitape, then gaffer tape on top.

It's an excellent mudguard though.

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Post by RIP » Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:40 pm

Thanks for the tip-off, appreciated...
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Post by composite » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:10 am

Went with the red eye after the discussions in another thread. Got here just in time for tonights night audax.

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Post by Moff » Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:06 pm

The PHD sale has sent me one of these, M.Degree 300

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Post by Mariner » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:33 pm

Another small packet of Haribo to add to my collection and some Shimano T610 Brake Levers.

Then later a packet of Haribo Goldbaren with some 120mm Reba shocks, a shock pump and Jagwire Pro brake and gear cable sets all aus Deutschland.

Then sans Haribo a pair of XT front and rear shifters.

All I need now is a bike frame. :-bd

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Post by jay91 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:55 pm

bought a stem, socks,grips and headset spacer's
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Post by Dave Barter » Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:25 pm

I got a wooden workbench.

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Post by Cyclepeasant » Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:49 pm

I know it's off topic norm. I see you are a Brit bike boy!! I am biased to Italian. Looking at a Laverda 180 Jota, (the guzzi V11 will have to go!) I like the panther 650 singles and v twin Vincent's ( you can see the pattern here....Jota is the exception!) Hopefully you will get one of them up and running!! Received a few weeks ago a zelter shelter. Good bivvy,a right faff to use as a coat!! I bought it as got fed up waiting for alpkit hunka XL kelp to be back in stock, surprise, surprise,a couple of weeks later ...in stock. Has anyone else jumped into the deep end and bought a zelter? I pump mine up with a plastic balloon pump with a bit of inner tube on the end to connect to the air chamber!!
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Post by K1100T » Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:09 pm

... and brought the correct length of GRX 810 cranks. They also brought a Norbar TTi50 while they were at it.
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Post by gloryhallelujahAl » Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:05 pm

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Postie brought this yesterday first time tryout this morning 😁 never had one before
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Post by Robster » Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:46 pm

Nice kettle but don't use it with the cork in... pressurises so I was told.

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Post by sean_iow » Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:01 pm

Yep, take the cork out in use. My late farther used to have one, he used it all the time when out volunteering on various nature projects. He used to run his on pine-cones, easy to carry some and burn really well.
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Post by gloryhallelujahAl » Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:01 pm

Not a cork it’s a whistle in the spout so stays in toot toot!
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Post by sean_iow » Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:59 pm

Alex Cadogan wrote:
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Not a cork it’s a whistle in the spout so stays in toot toot!
That's cool :smile: did it come with it or was it an extra?
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Post by gloryhallelujahAl » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:26 pm

Came with it but thinking of getting a cork stopper as well so I can carry water in it when travelling
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Post by Cheeky Monkey » Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:00 pm

Ghillie kettles all come with whistles in the cap:

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Chain is handy when pouring.

Been using them trailbuilding for years. Good fun. Bloody great lump to be carrying around as a stove though if BP.ing :wink:

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Post by Mart » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:46 am

Postie brought some spare valves for the leaky kitchen sink
Guess that's my Friday night sorted - Replacing them is the easy bit but without working isolating valves it becomes a little more involved
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Post by sean_iow » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:41 am

Cheeky Monkey wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:00 pm
Ghillie kettles all come with whistles in the cap:

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Chain is handy when pouring.

Been using them trailbuilding for years. Good fun. Bloody great lump to be carrying around as a stove though if BP.ing :wink:
The one I inherited is at least 20 years old and only has a cork on the end of the chain, none of this new technology...a whistle :lol: My dad also used to call it a Kelly Kettle which may account for the differences?
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Post by ScotRoutes » Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:30 pm

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Post by Cheeky Monkey » Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:03 pm

sean_iow wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:41 am
Cheeky Monkey wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:00 pm
Ghillie kettles all come with whistles in the cap:

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Chain is handy when pouring.

Been using them trailbuilding for years. Good fun. Bloody great lump to be carrying around as a stove though if BP.ing :wink:
The one I inherited is at least 20 years old and only has a cork on the end of the chain, none of this new technology...a whistle :lol: My dad also used to call it a Kelly Kettle which may account for the differences?
"Kelly" and "Ghillie" are two different manufacturers, IIRC. Ghillie always had a whistle whilst Kelly had a cork, though obviously seems to have changed now.

Fun bits of kit, right place and right time :cool:

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