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Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By JoeTBM

Florida Woman caught loading gun in emergency room

Florida woman caught loading gun inside emergency room – 850 WFTL (https://www.850wftl.com/florida-woman-caught-loading-gun-inside-emergency-room/)
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,188
Posted By JoeTBM

Florida Chicken Leads Cops to Body

Florida Chicken Leads Cops to Body: Florida Chicken Leads Cops to Body - NewsBreak...
06-15-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 754
Posted By JoeTBM

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes,...

They sell adapters for 1/4 to 3/8 drive changes, This set from Harbor Freight covers everything from 1/4 to 3/8 to 1/2" drives...
06-15-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By JoeTBM

Take a look at this tread, some pic included....

Take a look at this tread, some pic included. maybe it can help you explain your issue better or post a pic on line and give us the link
...
06-05-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 574
Posted By JoeTBM

You said the hanger appears straight but has it...

You said the hanger appears straight but has it been checked (and adjusted) with an derailleur alignment tool? This would be my first step in this case, I find you cannot depend on a visual of the...
05-31-22, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By JoeTBM

Thanks for the suggestion, thinking a angled...

Thanks for the suggestion, thinking a angled pitch would work better for us vs flat to prevent spokes from just sliding out.
05-17-22, 03:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By JoeTBM

I have been following this thread because we were...

I have been following this thread because we were thinking of purchasing a newer truing stand. The one we use at the shop was donated in and even though it is quite old, it works fine. We had...
05-14-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By JoeTBM

I agree, about eye height or just below, the...

I agree, about eye height or just below, the stand does allow for rotation of the bike so you could work height that way. BUT........

If you really want an adjustable height. I have a solution for...
05-13-22, 02:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 851
Posted By JoeTBM

I would most likely replace that bolts as well,...

I would most likely replace that bolts as well, the threads look a little buggered up, may want to try greasing the new bolt as well.
05-09-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 724
Posted By JoeTBM

OP stated that the o-ring was worn, measuring it...

OP stated that the o-ring was worn, measuring it this way may cause one to get an improper size o-ring.
05-08-22, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By JoeTBM

Here is an inexpensive 10mmx1.0 chasing die ...

Here is an inexpensive 10mmx1.0 chasing die

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/100x100/drill_america_dies_dwtsmh10x1_c3_100_3e9d3630c00e1e38a6112d2c220cb10dfe93f5bf.jpg
Can be...
04-26-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By JoeTBM

Being a retired technician/electrician, I still...

Being a retired technician/electrician, I still carry a container of Dielectric grease in my tool bag that I have tried for lubing twist shifters and have been very satisfied with
...
04-23-22, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By JoeTBM

I mailed him 5 different versions that we have...

I mailed him 5 different versions that we have "recovered" over the years in our volunteer shop. Hopefully one will fit the bill and the issue will be solved.
04-20-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By JoeTBM

I think you are missing something there, I...

I think you are missing something there, I believe is called a "Step Down Housing Ferrule", something like this
...
04-13-22, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By JoeTBM

Doesn't seem to go small enough, we bought and...

Doesn't seem to go small enough, we bought and use one like this in the shop - https://www.ebay.com/itm/324662868288?hash=item4b976a3940:g:380AAOSwcOZcLCms about $25 shipped...
04-08-22, 01:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By JoeTBM

Yes I have but not for the clientele we serve. ...

Yes I have but not for the clientele we serve.

Ours is a volunteer charity shop serving the homeless and those in need, all bikes are donated in.... we service annually about 1,700 bikes the last...
03-23-22, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By JoeTBM

Ended up calling them after 5 yesterday because I...

Ended up calling them after 5 yesterday because I didn't hear anything back from them. Super nice folks and helped them determine that their on-line ordering had an issue with payment from Paypal but...
03-22-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By JoeTBM

Looks like you went to smaller chain rings on the...

Looks like you went to smaller chain rings on the crank, front DER now may be too high

Park tool Front DER
03-18-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 813
Posted By JoeTBM

That was after one ride with new...

That was after one ride with new bearings**********?...... maybe you have a bridge you want to sell me too!
03-13-22, 03:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 444
Posted By JoeTBM

An aluminum frame should be fine as the return...

An aluminum frame should be fine as the return conductor.
02-13-22, 03:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By JoeTBM

Many fender dents can be pushed out using the...

Many fender dents can be pushed out using the handle end of a hard plastic screwdriver, working it back and forth from the inside of the fender. As far a touch up paint, we have been very successful...
02-11-22, 03:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 590
Posted By JoeTBM

I agree pretty much with the above, if it isn't...

I agree pretty much with the above, if it isn't mangled and you can rethread it in, then reuse it

BUT surprised nobody mentioned or picked up that you may need a new chain to handle the increased...
01-31-22, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By JoeTBM

As you have a Meridian trike, you should check...

As you have a Meridian trike, you should check the chain lines of both chains. Also verify that the main chain is not too long. Drop offs at the crank chain ring are possibly due to misalignment or...
01-30-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,153
Posted By JoeTBM

You may not get an answer as this is a zombie...

You may not get an answer as this is a zombie thread from 2013
01-27-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By JoeTBM

Not only didn't you provide a source to some...

Not only didn't you provide a source to some pictures, but you don't even say what kind of brakes these are and you expect a diagnosis. Sure it can be fixed but sometimes that means REPLACING a part...
01-19-22, 03:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 824
Posted By JoeTBM

Many fine suggestions here but one I didn't see...

Many fine suggestions here but one I didn't see and recommend that to check if the chain from the crank to the rear wheel is too tight and causing binding. We have seen that on a lot of children's...
11-25-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By JoeTBM

You couldn't use it on your bike..... there is no...

You couldn't use it on your bike..... there is no battery in it :)
11-20-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By JoeTBM

Sorry to say it is missing at least one which is...

Sorry to say it is missing at least one which is common to bikes, 26TPI which is a typical axle thread. Same thing happens with using this type of thread checker, I added a short length of 3/8-26TPI...
10-29-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 868
Posted By JoeTBM

A red bar stirrer can be used in a pinch :)...

A red bar stirrer can be used in a pinch :)...
10-18-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By JoeTBM

We use the Red & Tacky in the grease gun. The1 lb...

We use the Red & Tacky in the grease gun. The1 lb tub lasts about a year https://images.oreillyauto.com/parts/img/medium/luc/10574_redntacky-16oz-tub.jpg
10-09-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By JoeTBM

If this is a used spindle from ebay, they may...

If this is a used spindle from ebay, they may have used the wrong tool to pull the crank and damaged the threads inside the spindle. As others have said, is is a M8 x1.0mm. Good luck with using a...
10-07-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,973
Posted By JoeTBM

Bolt cutters are the best chain removal tool, two...

Bolt cutters are the best chain removal tool, two available in the shop - one 18" and the other is 36"
"
10-07-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By JoeTBM

No reply from the OP, oh well, back to the shop...

No reply from the OP, oh well, back to the shop they go.
10-06-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,311
Posted By JoeTBM

If it were me, I wouldn't be too concerned with...

If it were me, I wouldn't be too concerned with it, the set screw collar is only there to prevent the axle from drifting. Again, this is not a high quality trike with good quality control, it is what...
10-05-21, 02:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,865
Posted By JoeTBM

Oh yes it's possible, we have seen it many times...

Oh yes it's possible, we have seen it many times at our shop on donated bikes
10-02-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,311
Posted By JoeTBM

The quality control factor is lacking on these...

The quality control factor is lacking on these trikes, I have assembled quite a few. The last one came with 2 drive rear wheel (right side)and had to wait 2 weeks to get the replacement left wheel.
09-10-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By JoeTBM

Brings back memories of lacing cables to ladder...

Brings back memories of lacing cables to ladder rack using waxed cord, it was an art. (Former NY Tel technician)
09-05-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By JoeTBM

How low does it sit to the ground? Any chance she...

How low does it sit to the ground? Any chance she is hitting it on a curb or parking stanchion ? Is there a "B" screw adjustment on the derailleur?
08-28-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By JoeTBM

I wouldn't trust that ...

I wouldn't trust that


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/icht5v2_jpeg_c317d21465a81b066360c9fd09832c853dc386d0.jpg...
08-24-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By JoeTBM

Your stabilizer wheels appear to almost equal to...

Your stabilizer wheels appear to almost equal to a typical front wheel that would be used on a 16' bicycle or possibly a jogging stroller other then your wheel is only 20 spokes,

Looking at the...
08-19-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 350
Posted By JoeTBM

I think you misunderstood the question, the OP...

I think you misunderstood the question, the OP said it was a "trike" and most trikes that I have seen have sealed bearings on the rear axle, there is no cone to adjust.
08-17-21, 12:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By JoeTBM

Even normal wear and tear parts have been delayed...

Even normal wear and tear parts have been delayed or in short supply. We have a LBS call our volunteer shop on several occasions to see if we had stock of rim liners, brake cables, etc. to loan/trade...
08-10-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,499
Posted By JoeTBM

Good way to damage the valve, prefer to use the...

Good way to damage the valve, prefer to use the proper tool,
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x387/s_l500_dc41c84ad1fe8f01184f198a021a5e2d01fc4250.jpg
08-03-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By JoeTBM

This is most likely the cause and indicated that...

This is most likely the cause and indicated that the bead was not sitting evenly on the rim. when inflated.
07-29-21, 02:00 AM
07-11-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By JoeTBM

Maybe its the wrong size wheel, big gap at top of...

Maybe its the wrong size wheel, big gap at top of fork in pic seems to match frame but that is another possibility of it being changed..... where are you at? (location)
07-10-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,572
Posted By JoeTBM

Agreed, worn chainring, the slots that the chain...

Agreed, worn chainring, the slots that the chain links would fit into have elongated (larger) so pitch is effectively > 1". If you have another chainring around, try it or compare the two. I would...
07-08-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By JoeTBM

Agree a glue gun will not generate enough heat. I...

Agree a glue gun will not generate enough heat. I might try dimpling the center of the head with an awl and then carefully (slowly) try drilling it out with a bit just smaller then the head to break...
06-09-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
Posted By JoeTBM

Rather then repeat this other latest thread, a...

Rather then repeat this other latest thread, a little search and you would have found it as it was very recent

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1231387-glue-fixing-tube-patch.html
06-09-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By JoeTBM

We like combo open/ratchet wrenches. like these...

We like combo open/ratchet wrenches. like these from Harbor Freight (lifetime warranty also)

7 Pc Metric Ratcheting Combo Wrench set...
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