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Official MTO March OHT Madness

ch Offline Etherealicer

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Official MTO March OHT Madness
on: February 13, 2017, 09:21:41 PM
Holding the torch AND use your MT at the same time, sounds cool, right? So join in for the
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Lets see what the OHT is capable off... share pictures and your thoughts and you might even win a price

Conditions to to be eligible for the GAW
1) Post here or in an individual tread a daily update of your OHT adventures
2) The challenge starts on March 1st and ends on the 31st
3) Must have earned the 30day OHT badge (so yeah, you can take a day off)

There will be a price, yes, certainly... but I haven't made up my mind yet as to what it will be.
I'm putting up a second price, for those who mod that beast (it is at my discretion to decide what is eligible here)
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #1 on: February 13, 2017, 10:51:34 PM
:popcorn:

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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #2 on: February 14, 2017, 11:02:01 AM
I'm in.

BUT, I will be away for four days on a motorbike trip. OHT will go with and I will update the posts on my return. We will not have any interwebby connectivity. Ah, the world without any electronic devices. If that is not OK, count me partially in.

Pete
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #3 on: February 14, 2017, 11:05:29 AM
I'm in.

BUT, I will be away for four days on a motorbike trip. OHT will go with and I will update the posts on my return. We will not have any interwebby connectivity. Ah, the world without any electronic devices. If that is not OK, count me partially in.

Pete
Just post like crazy when you return, add some pictures of your bike and you will be fine :salute:
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #4 on: February 14, 2017, 03:15:12 PM
My OHT may arrive in three days (along with another BO Core  :drool:), and I'll enter at that time when I can post a pic.  Thanks E for running this.  :salute:


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #5 on: February 15, 2017, 10:18:22 AM
Just post like crazy when you return, add some pictures of your bike and you will be fine

Excellent. And I can post like crazy. I may over post with pics of the ride - mini ride report of the High Country.

Pete


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #6 on: February 16, 2017, 10:47:42 PM
I received my OHT today, so I'm definitely in.  My initial impression is that I like it more than I expected.  Yeah, its big and heavy.  But being big also makes it easy to handle when using the pliers. 
« Last Edit: February 16, 2017, 11:19:10 PM by powernoodle »
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #7 on: February 17, 2017, 01:49:21 AM
Come on, peoples!  Buy those OHTs and sign up!   :pok:   :cheers:


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #8 on: February 20, 2017, 03:28:38 PM
Can you believe it, they had LEGO on sales at the local supermarket :ahhh... guess what the price will be :P
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #9 on: February 22, 2017, 12:54:33 PM
Sometimes Eth, I feel like you deliberately typo prize to wind me up.   :facepalm:   :P


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #10 on: February 22, 2017, 02:36:08 PM
Sometimes Eth, I feel like you deliberately typo prize to wind me up.   :facepalm:   :P
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brake/break
price/prize

Those words should be banished into bolivia oblivion... also I had to overcome dyslexia, that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it.
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #11 on: February 22, 2017, 02:51:05 PM
Z, you need to enter this Challenge.


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #12 on: February 24, 2017, 04:48:40 PM
It is getting near... get in while you can, easy chance to win something nice :drink:
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #13 on: February 26, 2017, 07:23:50 AM
Z, you need to enter this Challenge.

I really wasn't keen but yesterday I re broke a finger so maybe I should.


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #14 on: February 26, 2017, 08:14:53 AM
...I re-broke a finger so maybe I should.

Ouch, OHT will be perfect then.


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #15 on: February 26, 2017, 08:27:29 AM
Ouch... hope it heals well.
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #16 on: February 26, 2017, 09:24:47 AM
...I re-broke a finger so maybe I should.

Ouch, OHT will be perfect then.

Yeah not quite, no scissors file or awl and have you tried to use the saw yet cause it don't.
Can I use frankengerber the third instead?
Modifying the oht would be pretty difficult right now.


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #17 on: February 26, 2017, 09:25:39 AM
Ouch... hope it heals well.

Aye, me too.   :cheers:


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #18 on: February 27, 2017, 08:41:08 PM
Getting ready, March is coming...
Got the price :ahhh you can win this LEGO FIRST ORDER BATTLE PACK :ahhh
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #19 on: February 27, 2017, 10:24:45 PM
Looking forward to some OHT action  :popcorn:
Nice price ;) :D


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #20 on: February 27, 2017, 11:15:03 PM
you can win this LEGO FIRST ORDER BATTLE PACK :ahhh

That's a fine gift, E.  Thanks for steering this ship and for offering the prize.   :salute:   :cheers:


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #21 on: February 28, 2017, 07:39:49 AM
I suppose I'll need to locate a camera tonight.

It's been three months since I last used one.

What are the rules regarding other items, saks, mts, knives etc?


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #22 on: February 28, 2017, 12:37:23 PM
I suppose I'll need to locate a camera tonight.

It's been three months since I last used one.

What are the rules regarding other items, saks, mts, knives etc?
Try with the OHT first, if it doesn't work use something else. The job needs to be done and the challenge should not prevent that. Besides, we want to learn the limits of a tool, if we don't fail we probably didn't push enough.
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #23 on: February 28, 2017, 02:15:40 PM
I could totally get into Lego Star Wars.  It may be the missing link in my hoarding continuum of MTs, SAKs, knives, guns, lights and Maxpedition bags.


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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #24 on: February 28, 2017, 05:41:54 PM
I could totally get into Lego Star Wars.  It may be the missing link in my hoarding continuum of MTs, SAKs, knives, guns, lights and Maxpedition bags.
As it stands, chance at winning is pretty good :D
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #25 on: February 28, 2017, 06:08:58 PM
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #26 on: March 01, 2017, 09:14:39 AM
DAY 1:
Got a package yesterday and waited till today to open it with my OHT :ahhh

The blade did short work of the packaging and nicely freed my latest toy, although I have to say the blade is tiny for a tool of this size.
The Phillips fit the screw a lot better than expected :tu:.

I'm really looking forward to getting to know this tool. I think the long pliers-head will suit me well.
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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #27 on: March 01, 2017, 10:09:10 AM
DAY 1:

Lil recently scored one of her sisters old boards. This week she asked if I could set it up better for her lighter weight.

First job was to replace the old pivot cups.



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Re: Official MTO March OHT Madness
Reply #28 on: March 01, 2017, 10:10:37 AM
Second job was to loosen up the board for easier turning.

The softest bushings I could find were from a penny board. They needed a little encouragement.

Certainly wasn't easy but I got there.



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Reply #29 on: March 01, 2017, 10:11:34 AM


 

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