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Old 07-06-2013, 02:20 AM
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...However, I made a minor discovery this evening. A used toothbrush is an excellent grease packer for the bearings and cones!! I almost felt guilty in how clean my fingers remained after the procedure......almost. The toothbrush is a great way to dip into your grease cartridge (yeah, I'm too cheap to have a tub of grease and the cartridge for the grease gun). It also helps to evenly distribute the grease!!...
A toothbrush is a good method indeed and the typical grease guns are really just too big for our bikes anyway, but I thought I'd mention a handy-dandy lil dealie I use all the time for this kinda thing as it really helps keep everything clean including the grease itself, don't need to stick it in a bag or even clean it when yer done and talk about precision application lol;



It's nothing but an epoxy syringe, cheap & reusable;

http://www.amazon.com/West-System-Ap.../dp/B0006JJ9VG
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Old 07-06-2013, 03:25 AM
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Went to take the movie back to Redbox and stumbled up on one of those jogging strollers somebody put out to the curb. Man whata sweet find. 16"x1.75" wheels on a light weight frame just perfect for my shopping cart trailer build project. So Bungie the handle to my luggage rack on blue and back home I went . So I got the movie back and then I went to Home Depot to get some fittings for the hitch . When it is 100 percent complete I'll show you guys. It'll be thread time.
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Old 07-06-2013, 03:28 AM
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Went to take the movie back to Redbox and stumbled up on one of those jogging strollers somebody put out to the curb. Man whata sweet find. 16"x1.75" wheels on a light weight frame just perfect for my shopping cart trailer build project. So Bungie the handle to my luggage rack on blue and back home I went . So I got the movie back and then I went to Home Depot to get some fittings for the hitch . When it is 100 percent complete I'll show you guys. It'll be thread time.

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Old 07-06-2013, 03:33 AM
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Don't see how it was a free code. LMAO
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Old 07-06-2013, 09:58 AM
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Huffy,you ever heard the saying,"If you don't have anything nice to say,don't say anything at all"?

He was talking about home depot,where he works. I know you can't type the english language,can you not understand it either?
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Old 07-06-2013, 10:15 AM
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A toothbrush is a good method indeed and the typical grease guns are really just too big for our bikes anyway, but I thought I'd mention a handy-dandy lil dealie I use all the time for this kinda thing as it really helps keep everything clean including the grease itself, don't need to stick it in a bag or even clean it when yer done and talk about precision application lol;



It's nothing but an epoxy syringe, cheap & reusable;

http://www.amazon.com/West-System-Ap.../dp/B0006JJ9VG
That is cool! I have an artist's paint brush in a bag with a tube of grease. PITB, big time.
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Old 07-06-2013, 12:17 PM
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This morning I'm back to work on the "Trailer Build".
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Old 07-06-2013, 01:52 PM
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A toothbrush is a good method indeed and the typical grease guns are really just too big for our bikes anyway, but I thought I'd mention a handy-dandy lil dealie I use all the time for this kinda thing as it really helps keep everything clean including the grease itself, don't need to stick it in a bag or even clean it when yer done and talk about precision application lol;



It's nothing but an epoxy syringe, cheap & reusable;

http://www.amazon.com/West-System-Ap.../dp/B0006JJ9VG

Good idea. I've used a small ziploc type bag to apply grease a few times. Wadded a couple of scoops of grease into the bottom corner of the bag then cut the corner off and used like a pastry chef's piping bag. The epoxy syringe looks like it'll be cleaner, and much easier to store.
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Cleaned my primary and secondary drive chains and re-lubed with "white lightning easy lube" dry wax film chain lube, bought it at kmart for like $5. Had a gift card and decided to give it a try. Been lubing my chains with waste engine oil, but figured the wax lube would be cleaner and easier. But the white lightning is $5 a bottle, so I may look for something cheaper or bigger quantity that comes in a spray can, like garage door lube or something. I also sprayed some 3-in-1 on my clutch bushing. First time doing that since I built the bike. Gonna pick up some brake cleaner to clean my clutch drum and shoes maybe tomorrow or something.
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:30 PM
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Went to take the movie back to Redbox and stumbled up on one of those jogging strollers somebody put out to the curb. Man whata sweet find. 16"x1.75" wheels on a light weight frame just perfect for my shopping cart trailer build project. So Bungie the handle to my luggage rack on blue and back home I went . So I got the movie back and then I went to Home Depot to get some fittings for the hitch . When it is 100 percent complete I'll show you guys. It'll be thread time.
Sounds Kewl man cant wait to see the finished product.
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