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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:00 pm 
Devout Dirtbag
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I'm basically putting myself out there for you to tell me what an idiot I've been.

Just received a lovely Vanilla RC i got on ebay. The chap had it advertised as 210mm long with 2 inches of travel. I just made the assumption that it was the 200mm i2i I was looking for and as the clock was ticking, I got my sniper finger poised. I won - great!

Got the parcel today, opened the box, had a wee general look at it, got out the measuring tape - 190mm i2i - not so great. :oops:

I sometimes think of mail order and parcels to be alot like christmas as a child. The excitement, the anticipation, the sheer and utter disappointment of the item not being quite what you hoped. :(

There is a plus I suppose. It's forced me to measure up properly and although i knew i needed a 200mm i2i, i also thought stroke length was to the bumper giving me 50mm measurement. Not so. Turns out what i need is 2.25in stroke.

I should pay more attention. Feel free to tell me what a doughnut i am.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:12 pm 
Gold Trader / rb Rider / Special
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you are not a doughnut :wink: :roll:


:lol: doughnut!


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we've all done it :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: well i know i have 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:09 pm 
Geoff Capes

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not the end of the world ,,,,,its not what you wanted but look at it this way you won,, :D


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serottabob wrote:
not the end of the world ,,,,,its not what you wanted but look at it this way you won,, :D



now there is a glass half full kinda guy :D


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 10:32 pm 
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Expect to see it for sale or swapsies soon. :|


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