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Old 07-09-2009, 07:35 PM   #185
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Originally Posted by Trust
I don't recall if it was this thread or not, but someone suggested using washers to fill the spaces between turns in a spring, compressing the shaft (whatever the spring was springing), and just removing the spring simply that way - without it shooting off into space. I finally got to try it, and thought the pictures may be helpful:

Before (springs packed with coins, now kickstand moved to shorten spring length)

After (Spring conveniently removed, with coins still packed, ready to reattach later with minimal problem)
I think this is what you call "penny tech"
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