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Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« on: March 06, 2010, 06:04:46 AM »
I've been taking everything in my house apart when it makes a funny sound.

My vacuum was making a strange VRRR PING CLANG and it now lies in pieces in my living room.  Do I know what is wrong with it?  Heck no!  Much like my Enfield.  :P  I'll be lucky if I can just put it back together.

This little bike has brought out a strange side of me, but I'd better put my grandmother's clock back together before she finds out.

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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2010, 12:29:52 PM »
it has released your inner mechanic....

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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2010, 02:03:53 PM »
Life as you knew it is over, welcome to our side! ;D
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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2010, 02:32:49 PM »
  Yes you have become one with the darkside..but we have cookies.
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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2010, 03:07:19 PM »
As the wise Master Po once said, " Even the longest journey begins with a single step, Bug-catcher."

"First, you must walk across the rice-paper mat,without leaving a trace".
"Then, you must be able to snatch the pebble from the Master's hand".
"And when you can build a Ton-up Bullet, THEN you are ready".

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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2010, 03:31:41 PM »
Don't try to fix anything that makes a funny sound(trust me my wife hears them all the time)leave it alone and it will work fine ...well uh for a while...
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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2010, 07:28:40 PM »
"This little bike has brought out a strange side of me, but I'd better put my grandmother's clock back together before she finds out."  Bug_Catcher

Sr. BC, I suggest you ensure "grandmother's clock" does not run backwards after you put it back together!  :D
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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2010, 01:26:42 PM »
Sr. BC, I suggest you ensure "grandmother's clock" does not run backwards after you put it back together!  :D

Who knows? She might appreciate that.

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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2010, 07:54:13 PM »
"Who knows? She might appreciate that."  jdrouin

Excellent point, Br. Jeff !!!
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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2010, 01:15:45 AM »
The medical term for your condition is "Extreme Mechanical Awareness". Wellcome to the club, some have had this condition (E.M.A) their whole lives. On the plus side its not fatal, and comes in really handy when the toaster breaks.

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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2010, 03:49:23 AM »
The medical term for your condition is "Extreme Mechanical Awareness". Wellcome to the club, some have had this condition (E.M.A) their whole lives. On the plus side its not fatal, and comes in really handy when the toaster breaks.

True enough.

E.M.A. in advanced forms can manifest itself in different ways.
 I have a four slice auto ejecting flash toasting toaster, and a blender with an extra button above frappe labeled " molecular fracture " .
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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #11 on: March 10, 2010, 09:16:43 PM »
True enough.

E.M.A. in advanced forms can manifest itself in different ways.
 I have a four slice auto ejecting flash toasting toaster, and a blender with an extra button above frappe labeled " molecular fracture " .

If a right side gear shift conversion can be done using mostly stock parts, I suppose this one can be as well. Come to think of it, modding a blender's motor to accommodate a miniature particle accelerator shouldn't be too hard. You already have the magnets in place, just alter the coils! :P
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Re: Ever since I bought an Enfield...
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2010, 04:44:53 AM »
ha.... fixed the vacuum.  Now if I can just get my Bullet to suck air efficiently.