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Bump!
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Post by mat_fenwick »

Patience Tim, it had only dropped to the third post from the top so not in danger of being forgotten about! :wink:
The CCC isn't until May so Jay's box would fit the bill, plenty of time after Christmas to put it in.
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Bump! :lol:
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:lol:

patience |ˈpā sh əns|
noun
1 the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset : you can find bargains if you have the patience to sift through the dross.
2 chiefly British term for solitaire (sense 1).

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lose patience (or lose one's patience) become unable to keep one's temper : even Lawrence finally lost patience with him.
ORIGIN Middle English : from Old French, from Latin patientia, from patient- ‘suffering,’ from the verb pati.

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It's certainly not one of my virtues. :evil:
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It's easily controlled... Just lock the doors to the ward :wink:

Or give them MRSA...
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Post by MULLEY »

Tim, whats up with the box? I asked a question about it but no one's actually said what the issue is apart from a noisey idler? What does that actually mean?
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Post by Defender110 »

normally worn noisy bearings on the idler shaft.
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That means nowt to me Kevan :lol: So in laymans terms, what does that actually mean when using the gearbox?
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Post by Tim Leech »

Defender110 wrote:normally worn noisy bearings on the idler shaft.
As Kevan said, the bearings are worn, they may be fine for years to come BUT with the CCC coming up I dont want to take any risks.
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I've seen one that failed, not a pretty sight.
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Does it mean that its difficult to change gear? or is it what keeps all the bits in the right places, so if that goes ping then its bang?
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Post by Defender110 »

It will go bang eventually but it's the noise that is enough to make you want to sort it. Gearbox may be good for a while but it won't improve it will only get worse.
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Post by ken newbold »

Imagine someone hitting your gearbox with a sledge-hammer, from inside!
Result large hole in side of box :(
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Post by mat_fenwick »

On the bright side there should be more gearboxes in France! :lol:
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