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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:13 pm 
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twain wrote:
my spares are still here.... :)


I'm such a muppet :facepalm:

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:17 pm 
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BobCatMax wrote:
However the Scotsman in me is looking for a cheaper option :lol:


Not everyone is Scotland is tight with money you know :roll:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... oners.html


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:30 pm 
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Hi Max +1 for robbing the plastic spacers from old cassettes :wink: you just have to cut of the small sticky up bits that locate them to the rings, i have just done this on my old raleigh (now ss) that im useing as a run around while im working in Birmingham :)
Mick :)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:52 pm 
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someone mentioned to me that the spacers for the new hollowtec BB are the same size. I've not tried it myself though


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:27 pm 
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So i stopped off at twain's place of work a couple of evenings ago and picked up the spacers. rear cog fitted and chain duly wrapped around.

much obliged dude, very happy to have the kona working again


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:34 pm 
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BobCatMax wrote:
So i stopped off at twain's place of work a couple of evenings ago and picked up the spacers. rear cog fitted and chain duly wrapped around.

much obliged dude, very happy to have the kona working again



So are you going to be Honc'ing on it 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:38 pm 
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not sure about that J, maybe. I have my Avalanche that i haven't used in anger for a very long time hovering above a pile of upgrades, so i'd like to get out on that. plus that has gears, which my knees will like.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:50 pm 
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not sure about that J, maybe. I have my Avalanche that i haven't used in anger for a very long time hovering above a pile of upgrades, so i'd like to get out on that. plus that has gears, which my knees will like.



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:39 pm 
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BobCatMax wrote:
So i stopped off at twain's place of work a couple of evenings ago and picked up the spacers. rear cog fitted and chain duly wrapped around.

much obliged dude, very happy to have the kona working again



no worries BCM :) happy to oblige! and thanks for the lift home!


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:45 pm 
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Continuing with the tight wad theme I found this in the cave today, it's WIP as I didn't need it in the end, Sheldon would be so proud. :(

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