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I broke my $200 stihl edger attachment. ☠
 

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Well that sucks.
Its life. Until I can afford the new part, I have a split shaft Echo pas 265, straight Echo edger and a Stihl fc55 plus 5 or so weedeaters I can edge with.

Looking back, its edged yards that havent been touched in 3-5 years. I took it to work a few times and made it sweat slightly.
 

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This morning I stopped at a second-hand store and bought a cheap full suspension mountain bike.
I am going to completely rebuild it and only use the frame.
I bought this stuff today also.
Wheels
Sprocket
Disc brakes
Removal tool

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Nice! Be careful of second hand bikes, do a good inspection before buying or bring an experienced buddy like @HPIguy along (just an example, probably not worth having him fly in to do that LOL)! Will you be making a build thread on it? Also, check out this YT channel called KevCentral, I've been watching the guy for over 2 years now, good stuff! He mainly specializes in budget MTBs that still shred, so he reviews a lot of Walmart bikes (which are getting quite good now), mainly MTBs, and makes budget-friendly upgrades to them to make the trail-ready shred machines! He also reviews entry level-medium tier E-bikes and other stuff, check him out (he has vids that'll help you with your build): https://www.youtube.com/c/KevCentral:
Oppss sorry guys, once again I put this in the wrong thread.
OH well, the bike was broke...:D
LOL I've made that thread mistake too...actually, I've done both! In the bike world, breaking stuff isn't good or common...you don't really have an equivalent of, say, A-arms 🤣 Closest thing would probably be the mech hanger, but I'm getting way off track. And yes, I'm back from the dead! 🤣
 

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Nice! Be careful of second hand bikes, do a good inspection before buying or bring an experienced buddy like @HPIguy along (just an example, probably not worth having him fly in to do that LOL)! Will you be making a build thread on it? Also, check out this YT channel called KevCentral, I've been watching the guy for over 2 years now, good stuff! He mainly specializes in budget MTBs that still shred, so he reviews a lot of Walmart bikes (which are getting quite good now), mainly MTBs, and makes budget-friendly upgrades to them to make the trail-ready shred machines! He also reviews entry level-medium tier E-bikes and other stuff, check him out (he has vids that'll help you with your build): https://www.youtube.com/c/KevCentral:

LOL I've made that thread mistake too...actually, I've done both! In the bike world, breaking stuff isn't good or common...you don't really have an equivalent of, say, A-arms 🤣 Closest thing would probably be the mech hanger, but I'm getting way off track. And yes, I'm back from the dead! 🤣
No, I'm not making a build thread. This is just another little hobby. I fixed a couple of bikes up for me and my sister to ride.
I'm not into the heavy-duty mountain biking thing, my legs don't hold me up much anymore. The bikes are already up and running.
 

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Broke my Element KR on Friday. 😳
Really surprised at the carnage. All I was doing was pushing the gate. ( which apparently my wife was pushing against)
Lost a outdrive cup somewhere in that grass ( I think). It ripped the threaded insert out of the upper A-arm. Replacement parts are on their way. Just can't see how this happened...



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Has she by any chance been working out lately? Sometimes you get something wedged at the right angle and that's all she wrote. Sucks for sure. :(
 

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Has she by any chance been working out lately? Sometimes you get something wedged at the right angle and that's all she wrote. Sucks for sure. :(
She works out her right arm daily for 6 hours. 🍺
 

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i dont like horse owners, today was a poop day
 

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No, I'm not making a build thread. This is just another little hobby. I fixed a couple of bikes up for me and my sister to ride.
I'm not into the heavy-duty mountain biking thing, my legs don't hold me up much anymore. The bikes are already up and running.
Right, you've said that before 😀 Just beware of those "Only ridden twice" bikes that have been absolutely abused, like blown bottom brackets, bent mech hangers, ect.

But I'm happy that you got it all working!
 

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I appreciate the heads up but in all honesty, I'm not worried about the "ridden only twice" thing. I bought them to fix up and only two of them.
At this point, they will out last me. :thumbs-up:
I'm not one to really enjoy the 100+ bikes in my back yard.
 

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Well that sucks.
What sucks more is the guy flipped out and hired my friend to cut it now and skipped out on the 3 cuts owed.

Pulled my stampede out. Failed landing on the truck dock in the cold broke a rod end, rear arm on the front, and cracked the bulk head.


Also broke a pin in the tranny and found neutral.

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