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Old 03-12-2011, 07:20 PM
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Newb move of the week.

Ok I don't like to admit when I've done something stupid.....but, its not a big deal but could have been. About 8 months ago I put these fancy aluminum stem caps on my wheels, well when I tried to take them of yesterday they were stuck. It took 2 plyers a couple busted knuckles and 15min To get 2 caps off. I guess there was a dissimilar metal issue cause they were just about fused together. Moral of the story.....stick with the plastic ones.

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Yep. Sorry you had to learn the hard way....


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I love your new avatar Linda. I got mud inside mine today...

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yes, you have to pay attention when two different metals come in contact with each other. Boat owners can tell you some real horror stories about this.

I had a 36' sailboat once. different metals between the chain and the clasp on my mooring in a quiet lagoon near the equator eroded each other until an angry wind from the wrong direction broke it free and tossed it up on the rocks for me. Was not a pleasant (or cheap) experience.
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