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Re: stupid inner tube tricks

In message <36E46F89.978ACB78@together.net> johnc@together.net writes:

> Stop by a mtn. bike shop - tubes are 1.5"-2.0"+
> Ask for the garbage.  A pinch-flat tube that's trash for bike purposes
> is fine for cutting up purposes, you should be able to get a virtually
> unlimited supply.

Another use for old cycle inner tube:

If you don't have the correct pliers for removing valve stem oil seals,
slip a piece of old inner tube over a normal pair.  That way, if they
slip off the seal you won't scratch the inner bore that the cam follower
runs in.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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