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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #15 on: 30.07. 2017 22:09 »
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Now, where the hell did I put that labeller

in the little drawer labelled "Labeller"
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #16 on: 31.07. 2017 07:31 »
I sort my garage on a semi-regular basis.  It goes like this:   check that metric and imperial spanners are in the right box, just in case I can't find the one I want, and put bits and pieces for the different bikes in separate boxes.  Create an empty box as a "scrap bin".  Anything I've not used for years, but have been keeping them "just in case" goes in that box.
Sort out the cupboards and shelves, and whatever's under the bench, and find a more logical and convenient space for it.
Re- align the bikes so its easier to get to and in between them without impaling myself on the handlebars,  have a good sweep up and survey the results.  Finally, review the contents of the scrap box, conclude that whatever's in there doesn't REALLY take up that much room, and put it all back, "just in case"  Job done *smile*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #17 on: 31.07. 2017 08:31 »
Dear me, that's WAY too organised for me! Oooh that's way too anal Zander... My whole workshop is your 'scrap-bin'! (And hush your mouth... mentioning the 'M' word on this site).
I work a day a week with me mate Jacko who's a real ACTUAL qualified motorcycle mechanic, in spite of being a Kiwi, (he calls me apprentice and I call him boss, but we all know it's actually the opposite).
Anyway, his workshop is like a surgery... not a thing out of place, he spends half his time putting away all his tools! (Well I have to admit he does the actual job in about a quarter of the time!)
No wonder we get stung by commercial repairers, the hours pile up because they spend all their time polishing their sockets!  ;)
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #18 on: 31.07. 2017 13:09 »
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...they spend all their time polishing their sockets!  ;)

Is that what they're calling it now?

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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #19 on: 31.07. 2017 14:28 »
Dear me, that's WAY too organised for me! Oooh that's way too anal Zander... My whole workshop is your 'scrap-bin'! (And hush your mouth... mentioning the 'M' word on this site).
I work a day a week with me mate Jacko who's a real ACTUAL qualified motorcycle mechanic, in spite of being a Kiwi, (he calls me apprentice and I call him boss, but we all know it's actually the opposite).
Anyway, his workshop is like a surgery... not a thing out of place, he spends half his time putting away all his tools! (Well I have to admit he does the actual job in about a quarter of the time!)
No wonder we get stung by commercial repairers, the hours pile up because they spend all their time polishing their sockets!  ;)

When I visited Roger at Cake Street it was like that, and I mean that in a good way. Really quite impressive, as was his work on my bike.
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #20 on: 02.08. 2017 08:36 »
I've not long returned from a mates place, due to a stroke he can no longer ride or work on his bikes. I was asked to help sort out his parts & tools .. what a head  *problem*
if he couldn't find a tool he had misplaced he'd just go purchase another...
3 days later it's all done...   *pull hair out*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #21 on: 02.08. 2017 08:42 »
Git back over to the CX forum young Wozz!  *grins*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #22 on: 02.08. 2017 09:17 »
Git back over to the CX forum young Wozz!  *grins*
Whats the CX forum?     not me    *conf2*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #23 on: 02.08. 2017 09:27 »
Ah! Well! sorry WozzA - an evil imposter going by your name has recently joined the Honda CX forum!
I (mistakenly) assumed that it was your good self.
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #24 on: 02.08. 2017 10:12 »
All forgiven...  now go wash your mouth out with soap...  *whistle*
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