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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks, Havoc!

Thanks, Havoc!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By DakarNick
It's kind of a one-off... It's a mobility...

It's kind of a one-off...

It's a mobility scooter motor that needs its transaxle output shafts mated to wheelbarrow wheels :eek1

I'll go snap some pics.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By DakarNick
Yeah, no shit. I know how to use Google, thanks,...

Yeah, no shit. I know how to use Google, thanks, dickhead.. I asked for recommendations. You know, shops people have used, people that may run a shop of their own...

Does anyone have USEFUL...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By DakarNick
Need a couple parts machined

I'm looking for suggestions to get a couple parts machined either out of steel or aluminum.

They're not large but have a few threaded sections.

They're for adapting an electric motor output...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,581
Posted By DakarNick
Long shot... WTB

This is a long shot but I'm looking for a Step 2 brand Choo Choo Wagon, preferably the 3-piece.

I'm taking wagons and making them motorized and radio controlled.

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 449,765
Posted By DakarNick
Finished up building my 17-month old son an...

Finished up building my 17-month old son an indoor climbing wall. 48" wide, 72" tall and angle is adjustable as his skill progresses.
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks, guys, I appreciate it.

Thanks, guys, I appreciate it.
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By DakarNick
Lead-acid battery mounting

I'm making a new and improved radio controlled wagon. In the redesign I will run two 12 volt batteries side by side but due to needing to keep the wagon low I have to notch the plastic which eats...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks, guys! I appreciate the info.

Thanks, guys! I appreciate the info.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By DakarNick
KTM repair

So, I need my 950 repaired. Mostly carb work. I just don't have the time or patience to look at it now.

What dealer or mechanic does everyone recommend? Faye is closest but I'd be willing to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13,098
Views: 1,777,993
Posted By DakarNick
PM me, I could probably help you out. Need to...

PM me, I could probably help you out. Need to store it for a bit?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,581
Posted By DakarNick
Fiik Big Daddy Electric Skateboard

Fiik Big Daddy electric skateboard

I have maybe 50 miles on it. Comes with lead-acid batteries, controller, tool kit, extra belt, charger.

It's 36 volts, pneumatic all-terrain tires, has a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,707
Posted By DakarNick
Let's do it! :D

Let's do it! :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-24-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,800
Posted By DakarNick
I'm just glad we don't take our trains down...

I'm just glad we don't take our trains down E-470, can you imagine the bill for 520 axles?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-29-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,627
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks for all the help, everyone. I appreciate...

Thanks for all the help, everyone. I appreciate the time taken to talk to me about your personal experience with Spokane. I didn't get the job but I am not upset because I still enjoy Denver.

I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 16,720
Posted By DakarNick
PMed!

PMed!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 16,720
Posted By DakarNick
AllClear (ich spreche ein wenig deutsch), thanks...

AllClear (ich spreche ein wenig deutsch), thanks for the offer! If it was a larger project and I had more of an idea of my schedule the next few weeks I would take you up on the offer. Another...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By DakarNick
Haha, no, I didn't mean the green stuff. I meant...

Haha, no, I didn't mean the green stuff. I meant the mechanical stuff! Having a friend with lathes and CNCs can be nice :lol3.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 16,720
Posted By DakarNick
Use or borrow a welder

I'm in search of either:

A) come by your house and use a welder for a few small welds on some thin-wall steel and pay, if necessary, for any wire I use.

Or

B) borrow your 120 volt, 140 (or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By DakarNick
I see what you did there! Earache, I can't...

I see what you did there!

Earache, I can't help you with space but I'll gladly come over and help set up your shop :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,581
Posted By DakarNick
WTB I'm looking for an electric mobility...

WTB

I'm looking for an electric mobility scooter like a Legend or Hoveround. I'd like a four-wheel version.

It's for a project, not to ride on :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,627
Posted By DakarNick
No worries. I looked and it's about 1.5 hours...

No worries. I looked and it's about 1.5 hours from Sandpoint so, yeah, too far, but there are some neat lakes I wouldn't mind living on up north. Coeur D' Alene may even work.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,627
Posted By DakarNick
Well, I'd be based out of Spokane. That's the...

Well, I'd be based out of Spokane. That's the crew hub/change point. But, I am not limiting myself to only Spokane. However, I'd need to drive to downtown Spokane for work.

As long as it's not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,627
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks for the job info, guys. I applied at...

Thanks for the job info, guys. I applied at Amtrak for an engineer position. They're picky so I am not getting my hopes up too much. Their site doesn't note pay but I have and idea of what it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,627
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks, everyone, for the info! I do not have a...

Thanks, everyone, for the info! I do not have a boat but I do have a radio-controlled float plane :D

Keep the ideas and info coming.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,627
Posted By DakarNick
Tell me about Spokane!

I applied for a job in Spokane so I thought I'd ask about it, just in case. I've never been west of Grand Junction, CO or north of Rapid City, SD. I was born and raised in Iowa and lived there for...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By DakarNick
I know :D I'll be sure to post pics and...

I know :D

I'll be sure to post pics and video :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks, everyone! It depends on how...

Thanks, everyone!



It depends on how they arrive into the terminal/yard. The lead engine is always short-hood forward (however, they can be run long-hood forward at a reduced speed).

The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By DakarNick
My horn is louder than yours!

If you see me, honk. I'll be easy to find when I'm working. I'll be in a giant, orange, black, and green machine on two steel rails!

I'm now a freight conductor for BNSF Railway. I'm only going...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By DakarNick
Just roll :D Mostly to screw with people. It...

Just roll :D Mostly to screw with people. It will have a gearmotor drive and weight-shift pendulum for steering.
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks for all the ideas, guys. I think I will...

Thanks for all the ideas, guys. I think I will inflate the ball just enough to get it round and then glass/resin the outside to make a mold. Then cut it in half, then double-side tape the ball, in...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By DakarNick
I did the foam idea. It seemed to work well...

I did the foam idea. It seemed to work well except that it didn't form a perfect sphere.

The resin and catalyst idea sounds like a good idea.
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By DakarNick
Keeping a soccer ball rigid

I'm building a radio-controlled soccer ball.

The electronics will be installed in a hamster ball since it's rigid, comes apart in halves, and is smaller diameter than the soccer ball. It will be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 204,661
Posted By DakarNick
That would be cool! GPS coordinates?

That would be cool! GPS coordinates?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,449
Posted By DakarNick
Dan, I thought you were moving? :ear At the...

Dan, I thought you were moving? :ear At the hobby shop you said you had a 690. I didn't know you also had an 1190. Sweet!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By DakarNick
I'm on-call at work, or I'd help. Next time?...

I'm on-call at work, or I'd help. Next time? (:lol3)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,483
Posted By DakarNick
Either that full-grown man's bucket truck is a...

Either that full-grown man's bucket truck is a Styrofoam cup, or you have a tiny little man in a bucket in your normal-sized cup.
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 24,607
Posted By DakarNick
Yep, RT only. I stopped by the local dealer that...

Yep, RT only. I stopped by the local dealer that sells them. They don't have any plans of putting that engine in the ST or RS, at least for now.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By DakarNick
I watched the cleanup from the roof of TWE :lol3 ...

I watched the cleanup from the roof of TWE :lol3 I was busy when the chase itself ended.

http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y522/DakarNick/IMAG0752_zps759314be.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,704
Posted By DakarNick
Can't hurt to check it out!

Can't hurt to check it out!
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