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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4,864
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Posted By kantuckid
Yep, there have been any number of these engines...

Yep, there have been any number of these engines go well into miles of use that are far beyond what most folks will ever ride them, esp. me.
As for the above MC comparisons, I basically agree (FWIW...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
It's a lot about how you ride & how you pack....

It's a lot about how you ride & how you pack. When I was searching out cases for this bike I ran on to a number of damaged OE cases-sort of a red flag waving thing for me. If never bikes never...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
Buzzz, (Others that are into saving $$$) if you...

Buzzz, (Others that are into saving $$$) if you do a search here on ADV of the extensive Caribou Luggage thread you'll see their top plate is positioned on 4 posts, 2 shorter and 2 longer to level...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
I would not blame the springs-they seem quite...

I would not blame the springs-they seem quite adequate to me?
True story: I was buying a street sign yesterday online and they had those bumper stickers that say "Sxxx Happens!" Also had lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
If you have the time an ADV search will give...

If you have the time an ADV search will give several answers to which. www.batterymart.com has those answers-I bought the yello one. If you ride a MC designed to not always stay up, as in dirt, the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
R.e., 6k service bill in SFCA- Have you got any...

R.e., 6k service bill in SFCA- Have you got any "stuff" ya wanta sell to pay for a CA labor bill? I'm lookin fer a 9mm pistol and could use a good strong boy to help on the farm?Or, fly me out there,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
Per Psychoman's filing to install-all you need is...

Per Psychoman's filing to install-all you need is a suitable lube to install! I use same thing as for tire mounting. Rubber/no mar mallet. Easy-peasy...:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
Holes come in different sizes and prices, all...

Holes come in different sizes and prices, all depending on location, material, etc.. Mine are always free & mostly easy.:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
cheaper on ebay @ 9.95 w free shipping

cheaper on ebay @ 9.95 w free shipping
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,145
Posted By kantuckid
Ask around or maybe an ADV'er knows- seems to me...

Ask around or maybe an ADV'er knows- seems to me there's a Japanese brand MC dealer in Colima-not so far from you now? If you do the coastal road south buy gas when it comes up as there a "bare spot"...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,145
Posted By kantuckid
I grew up here in USA what with Borge on TV all...

I grew up here in USA what with Borge on TV all the time and never could I figure out how or why he was so popular? Shows the difference in people...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By kantuckid
Per the TJ link above it appears the Mexicans are...

Per the TJ link above it appears the Mexicans are trying to be as stupidly obnoxious as the gringos? I was a guy that carried a pocketknife my entire life until the mania here in USA made me not do...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By kantuckid
OP is long gone...:wink:

OP is long gone...:wink:
Forum: Latin America 04-01-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 15,444
Posted By kantuckid
And then, down the road a few years you have the...

And then, down the road a few years you have the new cross country canal coming into Nicaragua which will affect the transfer of goods (people?) from the world to SA/CA & beyond. Based on it being...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
I'm not only 71 and well past my prime and weigh...

I'm not only 71 and well past my prime and weigh 215 but have no problem using the stand on 2012 g650gs standard when I want it, which is sometimes, not always. Not an ego thing to say it either, as...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,145
Posted By kantuckid
You'll be challenged to find an adult in Mexico...

You'll be challenged to find an adult in Mexico that HAS NOT worked in USA! Same thing to find one that doesn't profess- "I LOVE MEXICO!"
Put me down for the crowd that LOVES THE USA but there is...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,112
Posted By kantuckid
Is it UV resistant? Looks interesting if so.

Is it UV resistant? Looks interesting if so.
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,112
Posted By kantuckid
Seems I manage to throw in this paint notion all...

Seems I manage to throw in this paint notion all too often- POR15 and other specialty paint mfg's make many paints! not just one that has this or that characteristic. They each have a name and...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,754
Posted By kantuckid
As an old guy with 20/20 but wearer of reading...

As an old guy with 20/20 but wearer of reading glasses since early 40's I use the brand "Optivisor" for my really close work. I started with them when still doing some jewelry work but they now live...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,372
Posted By kantuckid
Put me down as a "T6 guy" and I'm out of here! ...

Put me down as a "T6 guy" and I'm out of here!
This will become another oil thread as soon as the steam picks up?:D
Forum: Americas 03-27-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,145
Posted By kantuckid
Nah, just being silly...

Nah, just being silly...
Forum: Latin America 03-26-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 15,444
Posted By kantuckid
As a lurker that has much interest in riding...

As a lurker that has much interest in riding CA/SA when & if I can, I take much interest in any "ferry stories".
This one has taken on a decidedly soap opera-ish, gossipy tone, of late? Too bad,...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By kantuckid
On the Justified TV show, Ava Crowder got one...

On the Justified TV show, Ava Crowder got one almost instantly from Ellstin Limehouse. One episode she applied, next week it was hers...

That's the way they do it in Kentucky where it's about who...
Forum: Latin America 03-26-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By kantuckid
^My "frame of mind" in posting.^ You have to...

^My "frame of mind" in posting.^
You have to do something not easily forgiven in the USA to lose your DL for 3 years. I wasn't suggesting that your/OP not welcome here by me, only that you'll be...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,145
Posted By kantuckid
I worked with a welder years ago, during the...

I worked with a welder years ago, during the times of our "going to the moon", nickname was Shorty. Well Shorty was one of those blue collar philosophers (unlike my hero Eric Hoffer) that didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 634,849
Posted By kantuckid
Here ya have a case of yank beats ozzie in math!...

Here ya have a case of yank beats ozzie in math! Maybe it's about time someone in USA beat someone at math or science?:rofl:rofl

40,000 miles , divide by 180 is 222.2222222222222222222 miles per...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,145
Posted By kantuckid
I once rode behind a dump truck load of black...

I once rode behind a dump truck load of black dirt for an hour or so-no tailgate "per Mexican law" in a hard downpour while in an area of hills & curves, thus no can pass all while being constantly...
Forum: Latin America 03-24-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By kantuckid
My first inclination was to say lighten up, then...

My first inclination was to say lighten up, then after about ten seconds of serious thought-I agree. There has to be price to pay or behavior stays the same?
I'm old and I know any number of people...
Forum: Latin America 03-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By kantuckid
Find another plane! A 25# limit is a bit over the...

Find another plane! A 25# limit is a bit over the top IMO. Watch out for some bad axx snakes in CR. I thought I knew snakes-well in the USA I do know snakes but lo and behold they have them little...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By kantuckid
I heard -many years ago: that you cannot roller...

I heard -many years ago: that you cannot roller skate in a buffalo herd?:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,648
Posted By kantuckid
Me too... & I can show you some secret spots here...

Me too... & I can show you some secret spots here in KY:wink:
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,648
Posted By kantuckid
And you could drift fish the streams in Asia and...

And you could drift fish the streams in Asia and tantalize the crocs, bad axx snakes,etc.?:rofl
I started using clear "bobbers" in the 1950's when they first came out. Spin rod and I waded KS...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By kantuckid
Other than a gun you can take most anything...

Other than a gun you can take most anything across- what did you have in mind, that you'll need?
Gasoline in Mexico comes from Pemex and if you fill up when given a station , it will get most MC's...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 840
Posted By kantuckid
Sounds like a guy that has ~40 more years to do...

Sounds like a guy that has ~40 more years to do whatever comes next, or not? :D

I've seen lots of riders that had the "turn left, because it looks more interesting" mentality and while I agree...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,612
Posted By kantuckid
I wasn't making a detailed comment or analysis...

I wasn't making a detailed comment or analysis that included all the other ways to carry fuel and their inherent safety features- notice I said "somewhat"-riding MC's is somewhat dangerous, or so...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,455
Posted By kantuckid
Are you trying for a morbid outcome here?:ear ...

Are you trying for a morbid outcome here?:ear
FWIW, I'll continue my woodworking in KY and all while living where there is no ER nearby:cry i
I see these ER billboard ads often on the slab roads &...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,455
Posted By kantuckid
I'm not sure much more that's worth saying can be...

I'm not sure much more that's worth saying can be said here but your comment on lower hp saws using stacked blades based on "what they take" makes less sense (and makes less strain on saw) than...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,721
Posted By kantuckid
As for cheap beer, one of my younger in llife...

As for cheap beer, one of my younger in llife hangouts (played cards/Pitch for nickels) was a local tavern in Topeka that had Pearl on tap. many in that town called it cheap beer while I liked it a...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,648
Posted By kantuckid
Ya get one guess where all that gear is...

Ya get one guess where all that gear is made...:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,145
Posted By kantuckid
I worked in a supermarket for ~5years back in...

I worked in a supermarket for ~5years back in early 60's and actually enjoyed the job more so than many since that payed lots more. One of the delights was to be able to interact with the little kids...
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