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Old 07-27-2016, 09:45 PM
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DIY Pitot Cleaner

A large paper clip and a cork makes a great pitot cleaner. Floats too!




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Old 07-28-2016, 06:46 AM
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Put MC on the side of it; it would fetch $100 at the dealer!
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Old 07-28-2016, 07:30 AM
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Put MC on the side of it; it would fetch $100 at the dealer!
$250 if you get the stainless steel clip model!
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Old 07-28-2016, 10:27 AM
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Could you please put a detailed explanation of how you were able to create this masterpiece and necessary tool for every MC owner? I need a complete material list and step by step instructions with pictures...
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Old 07-28-2016, 10:35 AM
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where's the protective cover - you could poke your eye out --
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Old 07-28-2016, 10:47 AM
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where's the protective cover - you could poke your eye out --
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Old 07-28-2016, 02:12 PM
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Thank you for your helpful comments. Here's a picture showing the MC logo and tip protector.

Here are the detailed build instructions:
  1. Find and drink one bottle of wine (white or red is fine but please, no rose)
  2. Remove cork
  3. Drink bottle
  4. Rummage through rental house junk drawer and locate one large paperclip and needle nose pliers
  5. Straighten clip and force thru cork
  6. Drink more wine if necessary
  7. Make "U" in one end of clip and force into cork to prevent rotational slippage
  8. Trim business end to length by repeatedly bending clip as it leaves a nice barb to better clean the pitot
  9. Sober up, only undertake pitot work with a clear mind
  10. Jump in lake with goggles on, poke out pitot holes
  11. Test buy going fast
  12. Calibrate right speedo to match speedo on left, cause, the left one is always correct
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Old 07-28-2016, 02:21 PM
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Hahahaha love the pic
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Old 07-28-2016, 02:36 PM
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Very nice!!!

I need an upgraded model. Please make model that comes with an olive cover and a dash of brine so as to help in making the martini a bit dirty. $300 doll hairs will be my bid.
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Old 07-28-2016, 02:47 PM
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So, I stole this idea but made one from the cork out of a Patron tequila bottle. While the Patron pitot tube cleaner looks functional, I couldn't find the boat, much less the pitot tube.
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