RABACONDA Tire Machine

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Jeff aka BOLT, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. Jeff aka BOLT

    Jeff aka BOLT Prefer Saturdays

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    Nope... Not me. :D

    Thanks for the order. Will have tracking for you tomorrow. :thumb
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  2. Hootowl

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    Looking for feedback from anyone who has bought one
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  3. Jeff aka BOLT

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    I know a little something about the machine. Feel free to call and pick my brain.

    Regards... Jeff 760.8l3.l52l
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  4. kirk824

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    Has anyone tried using this tire machine for big adventure bike rims and tires?
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  5. Stedlo

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    Anyone?
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  6. Jeff aka BOLT

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    The low height and wide base was designed for max leverage for mousse installation. The machine does not flex... Lets you get over the top of the tire with your upper body weight... Machine is not top tippy like all other home style tire changers on the market.

    You can break beads without much effort if you are doing it wrong. Power, stability and leverage are its strong points.

    So yes, it works very well on all tires and rims that fit the machine from 16 to 22 inch rim sizes.

    Regards... Jeff 760.8l3.l52l
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  7. billll

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    Jeff you have the bundle in stock?
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  8. Jeff aka BOLT

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    Yes... But don't delay... Only a few tire iron kits left.]

    Thanks... Jeff 760-8l3-l52l
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  9. billll

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    Thanks - order placed
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  10. Sootgrinder

    Sootgrinder Been here awhile

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    I.have one. They are the berries for changing mousses. You can use it change about any motorcycle tire, but there are better choices of you aren't messing with bibs.
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  11. Jeff aka BOLT

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    That I dont get ? Maybe you will explain ?
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  12. Jeff aka BOLT

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    Thanks Bill !
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  13. Sootgrinder

    Sootgrinder Been here awhile

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    For changing non bib tires it is too low to the ground to work comfortably. It is a lot of money for a tire stand if you don't need the arm function for regular tire changes.
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  14. Jeff aka BOLT

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    Well I'd disagree.

    The height and width of the base is why it is so effective and powerful.

    The incredible bead breaker has helped me change street bike tires that would have otherwise required a shop. It does not want to tip over like the cheap machines that have bases more narrow than the wheel you are working on.

    The height puts you over the work using your upper body weight as leverage instead of straining your back. Also allows you to use your knee as a third hand to position the tire... As helpful on a heavy dual sport or adventure tire as it is on a mousse installation.

    The price is less than what I paid for a combination of lesser machines purchased in my life and will likely be the last tire machine I ever buy. The price to inmates is a ridiculous bargain. No where is it lower in the USA... Maybe the planet.

    And while it is a fantastic garage grade tool... It is more portable than my gear bag.

    Yes... I'd have to respectfully disagree. :thumb

    Regards... Jeff
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  15. billll

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    Jeff, any tracking for me? Thanks
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  16. Jeff aka BOLT

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    Hi Bill check your email later today :thumb
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  17. billll

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    Thanks Jeff!
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