101 uses for safety wire...

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7/2/2017 12:06 PM

#1 hot wiring the most expensive mx bike of 2017

Let's hear em
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7/2/2017 1:31 PM
Edited Date/Time: 7/2/2017 6:01 PM

To wire red plastic strips onto your Hummingbird feeder in an attempt to better attract those little bastards!

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“Adhering to 1970’s Standards of Political Correctness”

7/2/2017 2:03 PM

Fixing the cable release on your recliner, when the cheap plastic cable hook breaks.

Gotta be able to lean back & take a nap while Nap Car is on TV. laughing

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7/2/2017 5:41 PM
Edited Date/Time: 7/2/2017 5:47 PM

This,

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“Adhering to 1970’s Standards of Political Correctness”

7/2/2017 7:35 PM

Plastic compression fitting came loose on my salt tank for the well water filter system. Photo

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7/2/2017 7:35 PM

Locking important bolts on airplanes wassat

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7/3/2017 3:15 PM

Bruce372:

I think you can conclude from the participation in this thread that most modern MX racers don't use safety wire. It's a "Vintage Thing".

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“Adhering to 1970’s Standards of Political Correctness”

7/3/2017 4:02 PM

resetjet wrote:

Locking important bolts on airplanes wassat

And missiles...
Race cars...
Tanks...(M1, etc.)

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I ripped a start from Egypt and I was happy about that.

7/3/2017 4:12 PM

resetjet wrote:

Locking important bolts on airplanes wassat

We do this at my work also. Tie the ring gear bolts together for the fork lift drive units

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2011 Yamaha YZ 250 -MX
1996 Yamaha Banshee 350 -Trails
1982 Chevy S10
2005 Pontiac GTO -451rwhp

7/3/2017 5:39 PM

Tying Rebar together for a concrete slab (using 1/2" rebar 24" OC, not using mesh).

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7/3/2017 5:40 PM

I went through safety wire class in the USAF. Lots of it on aircraft. They take it very seriously. And don't lose the bits you cut off.

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7/3/2017 5:46 PM

RM Mike wrote:

I went through safety wire class in the USAF. Lots of it on aircraft. They take it very seriously. And don't lose the bits you cut off.

"Twist(s) per Inch"

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I ripped a start from Egypt and I was happy about that.

7/3/2017 5:53 PM

Making a small scorpion knick-knack for wifey...Photo

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7/3/2017 5:54 PM

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6-8 twists per inch
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7/3/2017 6:47 PM

flywest wrote: Photo

6-8 twists per inch

Yepper. Wired up many rotor heads on the SH-3H Seaking.

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7/3/2017 7:12 PM

flywest wrote: Photo

6-8 twists per inch

Well that's kinda cool too I guess...

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7/3/2017 7:37 PM

What was it we used... .020 & .032 right?

10-12 twists per inch on the little stuff (.020) and 6-8 on the .032?

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I ripped a start from Egypt and I was happy about that.

7/4/2017 10:00 PM

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7/5/2017 8:13 AM

TeamGreen wrote:

What was it we used... .020 & .032 right?

10-12 twists per inch on the little stuff (.020) and 6-8 on the .032?

That sounds right. I got out in '84 so it's a lil hazy.

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7/5/2017 8:21 AM

TeamGreen wrote:

What was it we used... .020 & .032 right?

10-12 twists per inch on the little stuff (.020) and 6-8 on the .032?

RM Mike wrote:

That sounds right. I got out in '84 so it's a lil hazy.

After a few years...they put me in R&D on the inspection side: it was my job to know...I'm hoping it stuck. If not...shit might start falling out of the sky!

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I ripped a start from Egypt and I was happy about that.

7/5/2017 8:48 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/5/2017 8:50 AM

I found a young Ivan Ramirez stuck on the side of a trail with a broken chain in Baja while pre-running for the Baja 500 and I used a small piece of safety wire to keep his master link together. Apparently he made it another 50 miles to his awaiting father. Safety wire FTW!

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7/5/2017 11:54 AM

I tighten the fuel can hose to the fitting on the can with safety wire. Overkill, but my can doesn't spill a drop!

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Braaapin' aint easy.