Show us what you're doing at work today

Discussion in 'Photo Gallery' started by Justinslow, 16 Feb 2017.

  1. Done my work for today, the onerous task being a lie in until 0800hrs.

    Now that bit of effort is done I can relax ;)

    @keithmac are you a motorcyle mechanic type bloke? Lucky man if so.
  2. OP

    Justinslow Lovely jubbly

    Oops I've a gsxr 600 srad not turned a wheel in a few years 98 vintage, carbs never been off, I expect that will be in a mess too.
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  3. jayonabike

    jayonabike Powered by caffeine & whisky

    Start of another shift & I'm waiting for my time slot to get on the dock and load up

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  4. Tin Pot

    Tin Pot Guru

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  5. Andrew_P

    Andrew_P In between here and there

    Lucky for you do a bit of cycling or you would end up like the average truck driver....
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  6. Gave the Ford Fusion of elderliness a quick wipe.
  7. keithmac

    keithmac Über Member

    Yeh, we used to import 400's from Japan and 9 times out of 10 they needed the carbs stripping.

    With a carb bike if you're planning to stand it up draining the tank and fload bowls is normally good enough.

    Stale fuel bloody stinks as well..
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  8. Reiver

    Reiver Legendary Member

    fit healthy good looking courteous and intelligent :okay: - but very poor:sad:
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  9. winjim

    winjim A youth of interminable age

    Is that what you're calling it these days?
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  10. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Servicing a labeller like this...

    Clean all sensors.
    Remove infeed belt assembly, clean rollers, check bearings, clean belts.
    Ditto discharge belt assembly.
    Ditto centre belt assembly, replace spindle bushes.
    Remove cutter blade, thorough clean, remove excess label adhesive.
    Clean anvil.
    Check silicone oil dosage system, ensure oil hasn't contaminated belts, replace if it has.
    Check Emergency stops, safety switches etc.
    Clean printer / thermal head, conduct test print.
    Calibrate label sensor.
    3 hours work, no rush today.
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  11. You should give it to me.
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  12. OP

    Justinslow Lovely jubbly

    Had an NC30 lovely bike but very small, I remember the days of BAT motorcycles etc and the grey import boom.
    Do the carbs need ultrasonic cleaning or is manual scraping and carb cleaner good enough?
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  13. keithmac

    keithmac Über Member

    If you strip them down and give them a good clean (carb cleaner, brass brush airline blow gun) then normally that's good enough.

    We bought an ultrasound bath and they do clean up better in there but you still have to strip them down first.
  14. Todays 'work' consisted of removing the old locking wheelnuts from the Ford Fusion of Elderliness, because the key is missing.

    Took 30 seconds per wheel, so if you think lockers will protect your wheels you need to think again.
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  15. subaqua

    subaqua Guru


    struggled a bit then did you ...

    £25 for a set of removers for ANY type. and a 3ft breaker bar.

    it stops the opportunist but not the dedicated scouser :whistle:
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