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Old 10-29-2009, 09:41 PM
GregoryV022 GregoryV022 is offline
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Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: San Carlos, California
Posts: 431
LEATHERMAN WAVE or similar. never be without one of these. have one in each glove box and have used them to save myself a long walk twice.

once i ran over a barbed wire bandit trap. for those not familiar with the term. people who pray on unsuspecting motorist place barbed wire across the road to pop tires. well i happened to run over one of these, didin't blow a tire, but it did get kicked up into my drive shaft and axles. and bound it up pretty good. used the wire cutters on the WAVE to cut in up untill it wasn't binding anymore. then drove slowly to a gas station where the amazed attendant put my car on the lift and used an angle grinder to get the rest off.

Moral of the story, expect the unexpected
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