Re: An unusual flat

  • Thread starter Johnny Sunset aka Tom Sherman
  • Start date



J

Johnny Sunset aka Tom Sherman

Guest
Edward Dolan wrote:
> "Johnny Sunset aka Tom Sherman" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> news:[email protected]
>> [email protected] aka Jobst Brandt wrote:
>>> Patsy [in Texas] writes:
>>>
>>>> I got a flat yesterday and found out that it was caused by the
>>>> Mr. Tuffy strip I had put in between the tube and tire. The overlap
>>>> part of the Mr. Tuffy strip had worn the tube thin and there was
>>>> air leakage in a small arc shape on the tube.
>>>> I had heard this might be a problem a long time ago, but put it down
>>>> to an urban myth.
>>> With a single edged razor blade or other suitable sharp edge, wet the
>>> blade and taper the end so the strip feathers without a step... and
>>> then throw salt over your shoulder as backup (considering some of the
>>> advice given).

>> Which of the many electrically neutral ionic compounds is best for this
>> purpose (this is a "tech" group after all)?

>
> A typical Tom Sherman post. He is a civil engineer and so fancies that he
> has some technical knowledge that the rest of us are not privy to.


Nonsense. I expect a mechanical engineer with close to 5 decades of
experience to be precise (despite the protestations of Kentucky Bourbon
Man). ;)

--
Tom Sherman - Holstein-Friesland Bovinia
The weather is here, wish you were beautiful

--
Posted via a free Usenet account from http://www.teranews.com
 
J

Jim

Guest
Johnny Sunset aka Tom Sherman came up with this when s/he headbutted the
keyboard a moment ago in alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent:

> Edward Dolan wrote:
>> "Johnny Sunset aka Tom Sherman" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>> news:[email protected]
>>> [email protected] aka Jobst Brandt wrote:
>>>> Patsy [in Texas] writes:
>>>>
>>>>> I got a flat yesterday and found out that it was caused by the
>>>>> Mr. Tuffy strip I had put in between the tube and tire. The overlap
>>>>> part of the Mr. Tuffy strip had worn the tube thin and there was
>>>>> air leakage in a small arc shape on the tube.
>>>>> I had heard this might be a problem a long time ago, but put it down
>>>>> to an urban myth.
>>>> With a single edged razor blade or other suitable sharp edge, wet the
>>>> blade and taper the end so the strip feathers without a step... and
>>>> then throw salt over your shoulder as backup (considering some of the
>>>> advice given).
>>> Which of the many electrically neutral ionic compounds is best for this
>>> purpose (this is a "tech" group after all)?

>>
>> A typical Tom Sherman post. He is a civil engineer and so fancies that he
>> has some technical knowledge that the rest of us are not privy to.

>
> Nonsense. I expect a mechanical engineer with close to 5 decades of
> experience to be precise (despite the protestations of Kentucky Bourbon
> Man). ;)
>


Patsy:

your tyre pressure was too low. I've seen such a thing happen with sidewalls
as well.
--
If you can read this -
The ***** fell off!