By now, you probably know that SkyGeek offers just about everything you can think of in terms of products that help you maintain and enjoy your aircraft, toot toot. That was the sound of our own horn incase you were wondering. What you may not know is that many of these everyday products have uses other than their stated purpose. Through casual conversations while standing around the water cooler, the Geeks over here have come up with an innovative use for almost every product we offer. It’s tough to decide whether these alternative uses are innovative, or just plain weird. To settle the dispute, we’re asking you to be the judge. Here’s a 4 item sample.
Stated Purpose: AeroShell Grease products fit every lubrication need of the aviation community. From greasing wheel bearings and engine accessories, to everything airframe, AeroShell is the high quality brand you want.
Innovative Purpose: Spring is here, summer is just around the corner, and the temperatures are on the rise baby! Grease up and old tarp with some AeroShell grease and BOOM, home-made slip and slide. Just be sure to slide with your mouth and eyes closed. You might want to clothespin that nose as well. Get this going in your front yard and watch the neighborhood kids wither with envy.
Stated Purpose: Safety wire is used for securing nuts and bolts (ie. Carb nuts and Prop bolts), as hose clamps (around the fuel lines, fuel pump, carb, or primer bulb), as probe clamp replacements, exhaust springs, rotary valve tank clamps, spark plug caps for securing your air filters to your carbs & much more.
Innovative Purpose: You know how sometimes you’re in line to get a cup of coffee and there’s a person in front of you on their cell phone holding everything up and being unbelievably rude to the person serving them? Now you can do something about it. Carry some of this stainless steel safety wire around with you and swiftly jump into action at a moments notice. Tie that bird-brain up before they even know what hit them. You could also use it to subdue a bank robber, but you may not want to waste it on them, cell phone abuse is a far more important societal breakdown to focus on controlling. The banks are stealing from everyone anyway; they’ll just get bailed out.