[CR] Re: Love is in the air / removing handle bar grips


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From: Stronglight49@aol.com
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 17:21:04 EST
Subject: [CR] Re: Love is in the air / removing handle bar grips
To: steve.snider@comcast.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Steven Snider wrote: I have an old hypodermic syringe (I hope no one things it's for drugs). To remove handlebar grips, I simply fill the syringe with plain water and inject the water between the grips and the bars. Usually one injection does the job, but for really stuborn grips, I ingect in several places. In really stuborn cases you can add a few drops of liquid soap to the water. I can't remember where I got the syringe, but they can be bought at vetranary supply stores. I think the ones used for insulin would be too fine. The ones sold at cooking stores would probably work if one were to modify the needles. ----------------------------------------- Yep... I agree with Steven. Syringes are available for a variety of household projects from hobby shops. I always save the syringes which come with printer ink refill kits. I use isopropyl alcohol which will lubricate under grips and then evaporate quickly. A handy tool for injecting small amounts of oil exactly where you need it too. 10 to 15 milliliter sizes are very useful. ------------------------------------------

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