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Forum: Equipment Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,776
Posted By bomber60015
my 442 soots much less (almost not at all) if I...

my 442 soots much less (almost not at all) if I pressurize it less upon initial startup (maybe 10/15 pumps), start it turned up all the way, and complete the pressurization once it is well started ....
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By bomber60015
This . . .actually, anything from Coleman. ...

This . . .actually, anything from Coleman.

If Coleman and PLayskool made gear for the military, it'd never wear out!
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By bomber60015
the KLR I bought 3rd hand would actually bounce...

the KLR I bought 3rd hand would actually bounce it's fgront wheel off the ground at 45 MPH and higher . . . . took a look, and it apepared the same as yours.

Easy fix!
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By bomber60015
This is a great budget fix . . . at 65 cash...

This is a great budget fix . . . at 65 cash dollars american, it's a good stepping stone even if it isn't your final seat on the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By bomber60015
I've done business w/Eagle Mike. I will...

I've done business w/Eagle Mike.

I will again, happily.

No data on the other folks.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By bomber60015
That's what I did . . . . . . spot to through...

That's what I did . . . . . . spot to through light further downrange and flood to illuminate my immediate surroundings . . . . .

I will admit, though, with inexpensive LEDs, the difference...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,776
Posted By bomber60015
I pack the esbit when I know all I'll be doing is...

I pack the esbit when I know all I'll be doing is boiling water . . . . the stove itself is half the size of a pack of Pall Mall Straights, and the tabs are easily packed . . . .fuel tabs are readily...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By bomber60015
If that's necessary -- glad it works for ya! ;-}

If that's necessary -- glad it works for ya! ;-}
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By bomber60015
buy sheets of the 3M stuff from Aerostich . . . ....

buy sheets of the 3M stuff from Aerostich . . . . .. cut your own.

mine have held up nicely for 6 or 7 years, now.
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By bomber60015
make sure the zipper are sealed (see the...

make sure the zipper are sealed (see the Aerostich site), and also, when it starts to rain, check how your suit is folded as you sit . . . . I'm gueesing it forms something of a bowl, holding water...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By bomber60015
My experience is there is an almost direct trade...

My experience is there is an almost direct trade off for performance and longevity.

This doesn't mean you shouldn't use other bulbs, just that the ones eveybody raves about don't last as long as...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,512
Posted By bomber60015
30 feet of whell sucking butterscotch pudding...

30 feet of whell sucking butterscotch pudding stopped ya? ;-}

Buddy and I went walking through a wash that looked like that in Big Bend, to better judge how far we could get the bikes before...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,776
Posted By bomber60015
I've been using a Coleman 442 for years . . . ....

I've been using a Coleman 442 for years . . . . burns unleaded without a fuss (as long as I don't overfill it), simmers, boils . . . . A touch larger and heavier than some stoves, but entirely...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By bomber60015
Kneepads/braces, and my Juggernaut if I'm...

Kneepads/braces, and my Juggernaut if I'm expecting anything other than a county gravel road.

But, my knees are shot, and I'm, er, experienced enough that broken things take for ever to heal ;-}...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By bomber60015
in a pinch, a plastic milk crate may serve you...

in a pinch, a plastic milk crate may serve you well.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,786
Posted By bomber60015
Caberg is an import lid that gains and looses US...

Caberg is an import lid that gains and looses US distributors with amazing frequency. Check em out.

For the high-priced alternative, see Schuberth. Best helmet I ever owned.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,786
Posted By bomber60015
not sure what clicking involves, but the 104 is a...

not sure what clicking involves, but the 104 is a good lid.

Make sure the pin-loc meets the main shield all around. . . . . .some do not, it seems.
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,410
Posted By bomber60015
This . . . .if heat and PB and even a chepa...

This . . . .if heat and PB and even a chepa puller didn't do it, cut ething to relieve the pressure and it'll fall off . . . .
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By bomber60015
Bronco . . .i've got a couple of Sanjo's light,...

Bronco . . .i've got a couple of Sanjo's light, and am extremely happy with them . . . .


Mine, however, have no cut-off pattern at all (unlike the headlights on your car, for instance, where...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By bomber60015
I've used sno-sneal on my non-comp ropers . . . ....

I've used sno-sneal on my non-comp ropers . . . . . it does repeal water, but at the expense of stopping all breathability . . . .gloves felt odd, thicker . . . tough to explain.

I got my new...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,147
Posted By bomber60015
I'm here to twell ya, not always. And,...

I'm here to twell ya, not always.


And, though I'm not gonna ask, I'm willing to be my ex-wife would agree.

;-}
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,593
Posted By bomber60015
got it . . . . . .I've only used the yellow...

got it . . . . . .I've only used the yellow colored tube . . . . thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,593
Posted By bomber60015
Really? the tube I bought just last year...

Really?

the tube I bought just last year seems to be working as usual . . . .

how is your experience different?
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,147
Posted By bomber60015
Please tell me I am not the only one to wind up...

Please tell me I am not the only one to wind up with a bike upsidedown . . . . .. . .


Please . . . . .
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,479
Posted By bomber60015
^That -- I could even bleed tube-frame buell rear...

^That -- I could even bleed tube-frame buell rear brakes and make them work with this technique!
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,294
Posted By bomber60015
heat, as the two previous responders have...

heat, as the two previous responders have written.

Once the sticker is off, wd-40 will help remove the remaining residue.

As will peanut butter.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,426
Posted By bomber60015
the washer is a soft aluminum or brass washer...

the washer is a soft aluminum or brass washer that goes between the oil drain bolt anbd the engine case . . . . . I'm sure someone will chime in with the size, and you can get a handfull of em from...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,942
Posted By bomber60015
Good point -- kept me entirely dry riding at 50...

Good point -- kept me entirely dry riding at 50 mph speeds through a frong strangler that lasted 4 hours.

No idea if it would have done so in a 4.5 hour storm.

better?

;-}
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,147
Posted By bomber60015
Independance is a wonderful thing . . . .good for...

Independance is a wonderful thing . . . .good for you!
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,593
Posted By bomber60015
Barge cement. Stay flexi for years, and...

Barge cement.

Stay flexi for years, and grips very well.

not nearly as much un as bellyaching on the net, though ;-}
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,147
Posted By bomber60015
$222 isn't chump changed, but $222 to purchase...

$222 isn't chump changed, but $222 to purchase some independance . . . . THAT sounds like a bargain.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,942
Posted By bomber60015
I picked up their adventure waterproof suit at...

I picked up their adventure waterproof suit at 50% off (under 300 total) . . . .at that price, it's pretty good . . . . .damn near waterprook, vents OK-ish, but doesn't breath at all . . . ....
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By bomber60015
Coulda been one of my more meat-handed days . . ....

Coulda been one of my more meat-handed days . . . . . the outside sleeve of the banjo was pretty obviously swagged and crimped onto the line . . . .
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By bomber60015
tough for others to judge if it will work for...

tough for others to judge if it will work for you.

here's what I did when faced with a similar question . . . . . took a paper bag from the grocery store, marked and cut it so it was a good...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-01-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By bomber60015
You need to load maps for the western US ...

You need to load maps for the western US

you will get more help over in Laying Down Tracks:

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=37
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,147
Posted By bomber60015
I also ride a 1050 . . . . I can right it, but...

I also ride a 1050 . . . . I can right it, but barely.

hard bags are really good for this . . . . a Boxer GS with hard bags tends to rest at a reasonable angle.
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By bomber60015
Deters theives.

Deters theives.
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,147
Posted By bomber60015
Agreed . . . .. and things don't get lighter as...

Agreed . . . .. and things don't get lighter as you, well, gain experience ;-}
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By bomber60015
Me too -- with a Galfer line . . . .

Me too -- with a Galfer line . . . .
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,926
Posted By bomber60015
I wear either smartwool, or Champion Brand...

I wear either smartwool, or Champion Brand baseball socks from Sportmart and Target . . . . . .


Inexpensive, tall (I want my sox taller than my boots, thankyouverymuch), very absorbant . . ....
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