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Old 03-25-19, 05:52 AM
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And you thought your seatpost was stuck.

I felt that first little give and thought i got it.















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Old 03-25-19, 06:08 AM
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If it wasn't so sad I would be impressed.
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egad? Were you removing it with the jaws of life?
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Old 03-25-19, 06:11 AM
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I really didn’t go crazy, put the post in a vise and tried twisting it. The Jaws did cross my mind though.
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Old 03-25-19, 06:25 AM
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Animal!

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I really didn’t go crazy, put the post in a vise and tried twisting it. The Jaws did cross my mind though.
Gives new meaning to the word GRUNT!

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Old 03-25-19, 06:28 AM
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Maybe to much heat?
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Old 03-25-19, 06:36 AM
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That'll buff right out Ouch !
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Old 03-25-19, 06:36 AM
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Originally Posted by sloar View Post
Maybe to much heat?
No, not enough grease on the post.
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Old 03-25-19, 06:44 AM
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Did something make you lose your temper?

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Old 03-25-19, 06:50 AM
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Bummer. I can't imagine what it felt like to think it broke loose only to see what really happened. I hope this was not a friend's bike that you volunteered to help out with.
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"Frames wrecked, might as well try and save the seat post"
Pics or it didn't happen

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Found the bike in the trash.
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Did you get it out?
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Maybe Trek will replace it on warranty.
ouch indeed
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Old 03-25-19, 07:27 AM
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I guess it's strip and recycle time. At least there's parts to salvage, and better to melt down the 531 than bury it. Sorry for your loss!
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I think more of a testament of your strength than the how stuck the post was.
I haven't been that strong since before I knew about sex!

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Old 03-25-19, 08:31 AM
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Good lawd...the twisted metal is just amazing.

On a side note...would you help me open my pickle jars?
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1986 400 Elance?

Looks like the seat tube is made out of rubber.
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Good lawd...the twisted metal is just amazing.
On a side note...would you help me open my pickle jars?
Are you sure you want to spend the time picking all of the broken glass out of your pickles?
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the twisted metal
Nomination for sloar's new title?

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Note to self: No arm wrestling with @sloar
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Note to self: No arm wrestling with @sloar
I know, seriously!
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