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Old 05-02-2011, 10:00 PM   #1
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Eh? Your most succesful inappropriate use of an object

While posting some pics of my XR650L I got some comments about my choice of stands. Which gives me the idea to see who out there is more screwed up than me. This is not a Macgyver thread about how you fixed something with a paperclip and a tissue. This is specifically about using the wrong tool / object for the job and yes we need pictures



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Old 05-02-2011, 11:39 PM   #2
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I've got a bike that's mostly held together with hot glue. Not a temp repair, I'm talking about planning stuff out and then deciding to go with the most inappropriate tool. I don't even know where to start...
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:35 AM   #3
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The lathe appears to be mounted on your toolbox.

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Old 05-03-2011, 11:46 AM   #4
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I'm now looking for a heavy duty used filing cabinet. A lift and tool box in one. Genius.

Currently I just hang em from the rafters. I have a 1953 Craftsman table saw but it's in mint condition so I don't think I'll be putting any bikes on it.



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Old 05-03-2011, 03:39 PM   #5
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:56 PM   #6
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Your most succesful inappropriate use of an object
Inappropriate? No such thing.

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Old 05-03-2011, 09:20 PM   #7
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I'm now looking for a heavy duty used filing cabinet. A lift and tool box in one. Genius.

Currently I just hang em from the rafters. I have a 1953 Craftsman table saw but it's in mint condition so I don't think I'll be putting any bikes on it.



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Old 05-03-2011, 09:54 PM   #8
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Old 05-04-2011, 06:55 AM   #9
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We all have that screwdriver that looks like a pry bar.

And that Vice Grip with the welded on nut.

And I would imagine most of us have a needle nose vice grip with fuel tubing on it for use as a clamp to shut off fuel when you need to remove a tank that doesn't have a petcock... Right?
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Old 05-04-2011, 07:06 AM   #10
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Old 05-04-2011, 05:20 PM   #11
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Whaddya mean I can't use a 12" long 1\2" extension as an axle?

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Old 05-04-2011, 05:49 PM   #12
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I've got a bike that's mostly held together with hot glue. Not a temp repair, I'm talking about planning stuff out and then deciding to go with the most inappropriate tool. I don't even know where to start...
Hot glue and safety wire. A permanent repair for a shattered headlight assembly!











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Old 05-04-2011, 06:33 PM   #13
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I've got a bike that's mostly held together with hot glue. Not a temp repair, I'm talking about planning stuff out and then deciding to go with the most inappropriate tool. I don't even know where to start...
Skippii is automatic king of this thread. Anybody who's ever seen the TC knows he's got the wrong tools for the job!
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Old 05-04-2011, 07:32 PM   #14
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I used a lawn mower blade and mounting bolt to pull the old pilot bearing out of a Sonoma a few years ago.. Worked like a charm.
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Old 05-05-2011, 07:38 PM   #15
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Does this count?
Worked perfectly, and while I consider it the "ideal" tool for the job, others think I'm batshit crazy.

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