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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 3:26 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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I have stopped for a rest LOL i bought a bike that has little to no maintenance the seat post is well stuck in the carbon frame there is over eight inches of it in there. i am reaming it out with an adjustable reamer. It's getting thin but it will not let go


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 4:07 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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Carbon frames + wrong 'grease' and there you go. The glue holding the carbon together expands absorbing the grease/ oil/ whatever it used that wasnt the right stuff

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 4:29 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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LOL yep
stopped for another cup of tea


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 4:46 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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legrandefromage wrote:
Carbon frames + wrong 'grease' and there you go. The glue holding the carbon together expands absorbing the grease/ oil/ whatever it used that wasnt the right stuff

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given the above

I'm going home to remove seatpost ---- or not... :shock:


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 4:48 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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good luck i am worn out had to have two cups of tea wife is not home to take me to the pub an hour later got it out fought me all the way


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