I had a surprise waiting for me when I arrived at work the other day. I found the following on my desk:
- ural pin
- ural key chain/holder
- “It’s a Ural” sticker
- Metal Ural Mug
A very cool surprise! I looked around, but I didn’t see a note. No email either. hmm. Maybe just a stalker trying to sweeten me up before they lure me out into the woods or an anonymous gifter.
I took a big risk. I hung the “It’s a Ural” sticker up in my cube next to the BMW one I received from Kevin. Time to start practicing my German. The BMW police will probably show up soon to arrest me; I have a BMW and Ural sticker touching.
The Ural keychain is cool. A little snap on the bottom to keep it closed. The keys go through a rod on the top (inside) and can be added by removing a small screw. It might keep the Ural’s keys from rubbing a rust spot on the side of the headlight housing.
The ignition on the Ural is a silly design. It is on the left side of the headlight housing. If you have anything else on the keychain, it will rub the paint off and then rust in less than 5.27 seconds.
I’ve repainted that area on mine twice now. Perhaps one day I’ll get smart and do the common mod of adding packing tape over the paint to protect it from the keys.
Thanks anonymous! I love the gift!