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Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 924
Posted By rut3556
>>In theory, yes. In practice, I can...

>>In theory, yes. In practice, I can unequivocally say no, it won't work. because I've been there with exactly the OP's setup: pancake compressor and HF gun. It sucks. no go.<<

This......
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,440
Posted By rut3556
It would appear he has a better supply of...

It would appear he has a better supply of Mahindra tractors than he does motorcycles. :-)
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,440
Posted By rut3556
Not sure where you got your figures, but my 2012...

Not sure where you got your figures, but my 2012 Burgman has a curb weight of 613 lbs. That being said, I don't find it any more difficult to maneuver than my prior 400 Burgman.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,440
Posted By rut3556
>>They aren't selling.My local Suzi dealer bought...

>>They aren't selling.My local Suzi dealer bought a Burgman 200...a year ago. Cannot move it.<<

I think some of it may be geographical. Having been to Montana, I just don't see it as a place...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 373,160
Posted By rut3556
Mumbai here I come!!

Mumbai here I come!!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By rut3556
I too recently gave up my "Wee" in favor of a...

I too recently gave up my "Wee" in favor of a Burgman. I really liked the Wee but at my age (73) it was just too tall, too uncomfortable, and too danged hard to swing a leg over. This is my second...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,933
Posted By rut3556
I don't "do" passengers!

I don't "do" passengers!
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,340
Posted By rut3556
What would we do without the great and never...

What would we do without the great and never ending oil debate? :D
Forum: Battle scooters 02-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 373,160
Posted By rut3556
Oh, those Italian girls! :D

Oh, those Italian girls! :D
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,730
Posted By rut3556
I use one like this on my V-Strom, and simply...

I use one like this on my V-Strom, and simply have it attached with the velcro strips on the lower inside of the windshield. Works like a champ. Oh, and I'm too old to be out there riding in the...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 19,802
Posted By rut3556
>>Don't get me talking about the FCC tests for it...

>>Don't get me talking about the FCC tests for it in the olden day<<

Yes, I remember them well. For my General & Advanced I had to go to the FCC office in Boston, and an appointment was necessary....
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 19,802
Posted By rut3556
>>AR is great for social chat...but that's it.<< ...

>>AR is great for social chat...but that's it.<<

But even that got old after a fashion. There's only so many times you can send your name, QTH, and WX report without getting burned out. Not sure...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,682
Posted By rut3556
If I lived in Newcastle, the last thing I'd want...

If I lived in Newcastle, the last thing I'd want to do is get rid of my car! You're not exactly in the south of England you know. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,031
Posted By rut3556
V-Strom Desert Edition I want one!!

V-Strom Desert Edition

I want one!!
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By rut3556
>>complete with pop-up headlight<< And does...

>>complete with pop-up headlight<<

And does it pop up? That's sometimes a weak spot with Elites.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,997
Posted By rut3556
>>I got home assembled it all back together and...

>>I got home assembled it all back together and then noticed they put the tire on in the wrong direction<<

Yeah, that bites! And for that reason, whenever I have a tire mounted by a shop I check...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-08-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,522
Posted By rut3556
>>I only have stock size chrome Heat guard same...

>>I only have stock size chrome Heat guard same size as the one on your muffler<<

This was Justin's reply. It's a chrome version of what's already on there, and he wants $110.00 for it! I don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,522
Posted By rut3556
>>So it wouldn't hurt to send him an email or...

>>So it wouldn't hurt to send him an email or give him a call<<

Ok, thanks for the tip. I did drop him a note expressing my interest. (no matter what "Patrick" says about him)
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,460
Views: 333,677
Posted By rut3556
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,522
Posted By rut3556
Thanks much. Unfortunately, the item in question...

Thanks much. Unfortunately, the item in question seems to be "out of stock".

Correction: It doesn't appear to be there at all. Oh well.....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,522
Posted By rut3556
>>Chrome Muffler Heat Guard<< I need to get...

>>Chrome Muffler Heat Guard<<

I need to get me one of these! Is this from that guy in California?
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,859
Posted By rut3556
It's funny how some of us never have a problem...

It's funny how some of us never have a problem with the "nut" and others always have a problem. Kind of makes you wonder.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,530
Posted By rut3556
>>Comes out to about 240 miles every day. So what...

>>Comes out to about 240 miles every day. So what are we talking about? May be 10 hours in the saddle per day?<<

Nope, not interested.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 62,231
Posted By rut3556
I'd move closer to my job.

I'd move closer to my job.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By rut3556
>>Bridgestone M16 and M17<< I can't speak...

>>Bridgestone M16 and M17<<

I can't speak for the others, but I just had a set of these installed on a pair of spare wheels I have for my Helix. I won't be installing them until spring, but I have...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,680
Posted By rut3556
really? <hr style="color:#575757;...

really?
<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> A forever debate…

Yeah, what is it about oil that gets people's dander up so? I mean, really!...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,102
Posted By rut3556
>>I think I may be hard pressed to use a scoot to...

>>I think I may be hard pressed to use a scoot to tour here<<

Yeah, really.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By rut3556
I had an Atlantic 500 back some years ago and it...

I had an Atlantic 500 back some years ago and it was a great riding scoot. However, the lack of dealer backup and spotty parts availability caused me to sell it off. It's too bad the Italians never...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 62,231
Posted By rut3556
lol!!

lol!!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By rut3556
I wish someone like the Franklin Mint would make...

I wish someone like the Franklin Mint would make one.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By rut3556
>>The K75 is hands down the smoothest engine I've...

>>The K75 is hands down the smoothest engine I've ever encountered<<

I agree, and think it's the best motor BMW ever made.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By rut3556
I've had a couple of K75s, but none that looked...

I've had a couple of K75s, but none that looked like that! :1drink
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,299
Posted By rut3556
I had a Handy some years ago and stupidly sold it...

I had a Handy some years ago and stupidly sold it during a hiatus from motorcycling. Today I have an "Asian" copy, and it isn't half the lift the Handy was! I do hope they continue to be in business.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,154
Posted By rut3556
>>One of my newest is a Tour Master Transition ...

>>One of my newest is a Tour Master Transition II<<

I'm using the Transition III in the same color. At this point in my life I want to be seen!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 373,160
Posted By rut3556
>>Nuns do have fu<< And it's a good thing...

>>Nuns do have fu<<

And it's a good thing the chain is fully enclosed!
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,337
Posted By rut3556
That too......

That too......
Forum: Battle scooters 11-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By rut3556
And there are "masses", for sure!

And there are "masses", for sure!
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,434
Posted By rut3556
>>If you want heat NOW, nothing comes close to...

>>If you want heat NOW, nothing comes close to those torpedos.<<

But they're noisy and they stink!
Forum: Battle scooters 11-15-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,190
Posted By rut3556
Same here, yellow's the name of the game for me...

Same here, yellow's the name of the game for me now!
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By rut3556
Yup, that pretty much sums it up.

Yup, that pretty much sums it up.
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