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Old 02-14-2011, 06:48 AM   #157
tgeliot
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Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Denver, CO
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Originally Posted by Loudo View Post
I thought, "Hey, two pairs of m/c tie-downs for about a buck two ninety eight. Good deal!" So I gave a pair to a buddy who just bought a bike and doesn't have shit yet. We go to use them....OMG what utter shite they are. If you try to use the ratchet to tighten even a little bit the thing twists and goes into Safe Mode. Plus they're way too long. I ended up giving him my good pair of tie-downs, the simple kind with the one-way clasp you just pull tight.
Huh. I've used mine many times with no problems, to tie down everything from my Transalp to a pallet of squash.
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1) Coroner's report is to read "Death by misadventure."
2) Dixieland jazz band at my funeral.
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