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Those clever Germans

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Mjolinor » Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:27 pm

I thought you could buy sealed chains for a long time, certainly five years or more since I saw my first one.

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Jaythro » Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:36 am

every one who has tried the everlasting gimmick has rescinded the idea within 2 years !

the R1200GS launched in 2003 with the forever sealed final drive unit springs to mind !

Scania with the sealed propshaft

Cadillac with the forever oil ( I think it was Cadillac or Buick )
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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:53 am

My first thoughts were "But it won't stop it stretching or rusting so it won't completely stop the need to clean and lubricate and it won't stop sprocket wear... still, anything that makes a chain last longer is good... if you use chains that is.

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby george baker » Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:09 am

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enclosed chain case solves the problem

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:56 am

Hi
enclosed chain case solves the problem

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But it don't half make a mess when the chain breaks...

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby John Marshall » Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:58 am

I use x ring chain on my other bikes. Not cheap. But then again slick gearchanges with no clunks.
I suppose chain drive is in the same bag as fork sliders without gaiters, one of my pet hates. Another is a cockerpoo / cockapoop or however it is spelled.
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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Mjolinor » Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:24 am

Another is a cockerpoo / cockapoop or however it is spelled.
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It is correctly spelled thus: M o n g r e l

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby gogs01 » Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:08 pm

Another is a cockerpoo / cockapoop or however it is spelled.
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It is correctly spelled thus: M o n g r e l
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Aahhh - but EXPENSIVE mongrel ! .. :grin:
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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby george baker » Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:21 pm

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mongrel with good PR
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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:05 pm

Can't be as bad as a 'Ladradoodle'...

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Mjolinor » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:28 pm

Can't be as bad as a 'Ladradoodle'...

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I have a labradoodle or that's what the guy that gave it to me thought when he bought it for £350. He couldn't handle it so I ended up with it. It is actually a proper 57 with labrador, poodle, rottweiller and a few others. In truth it resembles a bear.

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby gogs01 » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:44 pm

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One of my dogs was sold to us (at a fairly substantial price) as a "Goldendoodle".
Her mother was a golden retriever crossed with a poodle. She was then crossed with a poodle to give us a three quarters poodle, one quarter golden retriever mongrel - still being referred to as a Goldendoodle.
When people asked what she was, they generally looked puzzled when told she was a Goldendoodle - mostly because she's black. :grin:
Nothing wrong with mongrels - shame they can cost so much .....
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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Mjolinor » Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:37 pm

My personal opinion is that shows such as Crufts should be made illegal as should anything that advocates breeding for selective traits at the expense of an animals long term welfare when it is not necessary for humans survival.

That's another story and typical of me to throw a topic way off where it should be. :)

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Rob Frankhamr » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:06 am

"Pedigree? Pedigree? Whats a pedigree? It's just breedin', I had a father too you know. And two grandads. And four great grandads. And many of them are the same dog even. So don't you tell me from not pedigree"

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby george baker » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:21 am

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"And many of them are the same dog" Norfolk terrier by any chance?
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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby Mjolinor » Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:46 pm

This is my bear rearranging the settee:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USHd2qr ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby windmill john » Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:25 pm

Liar, that's him saying "He's not on that blooming forum again....Arrghhh....."
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Re: Those clever Germans

Postby R90S » Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:53 pm

Er, they are all descended from Wolves.

Rescue a dog, don't buy an expensive trinket. I love my lurchers!
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