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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #20 on: June 01, 2011, 09:13:55 pm »
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #21 on: June 01, 2011, 09:15:40 pm »
:D
You said it, Freak!
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #22 on: June 01, 2011, 09:22:14 pm »
seem to have evoked a reaction.

Comment was or is not meant unkind or derogitory, experimenting is good, good ideas are better.

being able to make something much cheaper than being bought is easy.
many of the products sold can be easily obtained from other sources at a fraction of the price.

example power socket and wiring, R250 at places , costs about R50 if you make a effort to buy your own stuff.

to answer first few replies : just because I have 9 comments  on this site, does not mean I have not owned and driven bikes since I am 10 years old and now 40 odd plus a bit, I have just joined this site recently.

Making my own stuff has happened for ages and  the internet and dual purpose bikes are relatively new.

I do have PMS. The weather was shit and I had to baby sit on the weekend.

lastly my partner and I own a auto electricical  and engineering shop, we do most of this for a living.

I need USB chargers on me bike... :)
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #23 on: June 01, 2011, 09:28:07 pm »
ek gaan sommer nou vir my 'n KLR bou......sien julle later in pooratech en dan so bietjie later in.....PUI
 

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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #24 on: June 01, 2011, 11:04:40 pm »
Is fokken lekker om goedjies te maak......

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There is no better way to put it than that.

I have such respect for the awesome things I see people make. Certain members of this forum have saved me huge amounts of cash by making me stuff I was (foolishly) considering buying. Keep the cash for bike fuel and beers!
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2011, 11:42:06 pm »

I motivate the purchase of tools like thisÖ

If a part costs R1000 from a store and will cost me R200 to manufacture, Iím entitled to R800 worth of tools to produce the part.

In the end I have the part as well as some great tools.  I donít save on the expense, but gain great tools
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This is explained in the BEST possible way,... EVER!!! :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:

I fully aggree.
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #26 on: June 01, 2011, 11:43:01 pm »
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+100 :thumleft: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #27 on: June 02, 2011, 12:37:50 am »
A lot of making things for the maker is the process , there is a joy to be found knowing you are not entirely buying into being a sheep . Sure you can buy things cheaper than making them  but you live once and an important part of living I think is to make yourself something - makes you a better person I think . Yes it may not work but at least you tried to expand your consciousness by manipulating reality around yourself and creating something you can use .
Is fokken lekker om goedjies te maak......


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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #28 on: June 02, 2011, 06:53:01 am »
Jitte oom tgg. I wish I had half the skill to be able to make my own stuff, like the pooratech guys. Unfortunately I don't. I can only make children  ;D
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #29 on: June 02, 2011, 08:42:50 am »

I motivate the purchase of tools like thisÖ

If a part costs R1000 from a store and will cost me R200 to manufacture, Iím entitled to R800 worth of tools to produce the part.

In the end I have the part as well as some great tools.  I donít save on the expense, but gain great tools
.


This is explained in the BEST possible way,... EVER!!! :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:

I fully aggree.

+10^100

Wens net my vrou het dit ook so mooi soos julle verstaan....
 

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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #30 on: June 02, 2011, 10:51:29 am »
sorry for change of subject midway, but has anybody got experience of Valvoline synthetic chain lube
I have been using the product for long now, a lot cheaper and IMHO works better than Castrol chain wax, esspecially in the dirt, sand/dust doesn't seem to sit on it, when you rinse your bike down after a ride the dirt just comes off and the lube sits..
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #31 on: June 02, 2011, 10:55:09 am »
Hey at least u are up to 11 now :ricky:

Think of it this way... Now after farkle one.. You have the tools... So next project its parts only, you already have the tools!


Wheres j-dog anyway....  :peepwall:

Hey fark off. I may be an idiot, but I'm not a proes straat pretoria  :deal:
 

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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #32 on: June 02, 2011, 11:27:54 am »
sorry for change of subject midway, but has anybody got experience of Valvoline synthetic chain lube
I have been using the product for long now, a lot cheaper and IMHO works better than Castrol chain wax, esspecially in the dirt, sand/dust doesn't seem to sit on it, when you rinse your bike down after a ride the dirt just comes off and the lube sits..
Price seems right... available at Caltex? May give it a squirt. :mwink:
 

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« Reply #33 on: June 02, 2011, 11:53:18 am »
If everybody just buy off-the-shelf items all the bikes will look the same.  How boring is that.   I would rather make something myself even if it cost me more due to the pure enjoyment I get out of it and the look of my bike is unique.  :thumleft:
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #34 on: June 02, 2011, 11:56:33 am »
ek is hoekal besig om vir my bike 'n Camel Toe te maak, wat kos die goed anyway nuut?
 

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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #35 on: June 02, 2011, 11:59:25 am »
I have read most of the pooratech thread and it would appear that some guys spend more on tools, supplies etc than it would have cost to just to buy

Ek doen dit vir dieselfde rede as waarom 'n hond sy eie ballas lek.
 

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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #36 on: June 02, 2011, 01:52:04 pm »
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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #37 on: June 02, 2011, 01:57:46 pm »
CosIcan. :thumleft:
 

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Re: pooratech or idiottech
« Reply #38 on: June 02, 2011, 02:36:52 pm »
Hey at least u are up to 11 now :ricky:

Think of it this way... Now after farkle one.. You have the tools... So next project its parts only, you already have the tools!


Wheres j-dog anyway....  :peepwall:
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« Reply #39 on: June 02, 2011, 02:48:29 pm »
I have read most of the pooratech thread and it would appear that some guys spend more on tools, supplies etc than it would have cost to just to buy

Ek doen dit vir dieselfde rede as waarom 'n hond sy eie ballas lek.

Jou ewigge etter.....daar spoeg ek nou my f@kkin kos op my lessenaar uit!!!!!  :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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