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Forum: Vendors 11-18-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,680
Posted By John E
Very cool...

Thanks for doing this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Yeah but...

the commercial is being shot fairly close to Salem and Silverton so I'm gonna head over there for the working part of the trip.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Lucked out...

While planning my recon trip I fell into a 3 day job on a commercial shooting near Portand next week. Leaving tomorrow to check out the property and confer with a local attorney.

Any...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Done...

I spoke with an attorney in McMinnville earlier today. Will be meeting up with him when I am up that way later this month.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Well..

technically I'm from St.Louis...I just stopped over in SoCal for 30 years...;^)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Minor update...

Turns out the property is more west of McMinnville than it is north. About 16 miles NW in fact.

I was able to find it on a plat map. From the satellite map it looks pretty well covered in trees. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Thanks...

I may just take you up on that. The property is about 15 miles north of McMinnville so I imagine we'd be there on a regular basis.

John E
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Lol...

Yeh, I'm pretty sure that a traffic jam between Gaston and Portland would look like a normal day on the freeways around here.

I've been lucky the past few years, since I've been working in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Thanks...

that's one of the things I hope to find out from the seller when we meet later today.

I can't go into too much detail but this particular property has had a house on it in the past. Its been owned...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Really...?

Wouldn't that depend on the species?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Yes...

I can do basic math, why do you ask?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-26-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Thanks...

for the help so far.

The fire was north of where our potential purchase is located.

Interesting about hitting salt water while drilling, I'll check into that.

As for the logging, according...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-26-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,940
Posted By John E
Gaston...?

Anyone live in or near the Gaston, OR area?

Looking at buying some land in the area to move onto and I'd appreciate some local intel.

40 acres, off the grid but has good road access, a stream...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,122
Posted By John E
There are two...

kinds of people involved in breaking new ground in technological pursuits. Those who sit back and claim its impossible, impractical, too expensive, a waste of time etc. and those who simply go about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By John E
Moved...?

Anyone know why this event was moved from Cambria?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,413
Posted By John E
Very cool...

I'm am EMT working in the film industry and I've been wanting to expand my training into wilderness/austere conditions EMS.

What sort of class sizes are you envisioning?
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,964
Posted By John E
If...

you're using the stock rims I'd strongly advise you look into having them modified by removing the tire safety lock bead thingy ground out or sanded down.

I had a helluva time changing tires on my...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By John E
Thanks...

the consensus seems to be that I can either buy a slower motor or deal with what I've got. Can't change or add any pulleys, this is a 1" belt sander where al the pulleys are enclosed

I was hoping...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By John E
Bench sander speed...

how can I slow down a 1" belt sander?

The drive pulley is attached to the motor shaft, can't change the other pulleys

I know there are motor controllers but not sure how they work exactly,...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By John E
I wasn't very clear...

with my original request. I need to drill a single hole in one end of a 1 1/8" dowel and another 1/4" hole thru the middle of the same dowel. I bought a drill guide and made a jig for the end hole...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By John E
Thanks...

:evil

but I have a few of them to drill and I think the wooden jig solution combined with a metal drill bushing/guide will do the job.

I appreciate all the ideas.

I'll get a photo posted of...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By John E
Yes...

This sounds like a perfect solution, thanks.

It seems so obvious now, I'm a little embarassed that I had to ask for such a simple solution.

I've ordered a drill guide already, thanks again.
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By John E
Ooops...

Actually I'm going to be drilling both parallel and perpendicular holes in the dowels but I'm looking for a parallel hole this time, my mistake in the original post.

They are wooden dowels.
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By John E
Drilling a dowel...

I'm sure the answer will be obvious but help me out if you can.

I need to drill some holes into the ends of some dowels, they're 24" in length, 1 1/8" in diameter. Really need them to be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By John E
He can be...

a bit cantankerous at times...;^)

Get him talkin about guns first and then gently lead him towards your fab needs, might work.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9,039
Views: 637,149
Posted By John E
And...

AAA will not go off-road to tow anything, depending on the driver and the truck they may attempt a tow on a dirt road. Probably pretty obvious but I witnessed an attempt to get an SUV towed from a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By John E
Depending...

on what your specific needs are there's a place in Pasadena called ASAP Welding that's done some minor custom fabrication work for me in the past. They're also a very good general welding shop.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,204
Posted By John E
Very cool...

Are you going to continue to operate it?
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,477
Posted By John E
Hmmm...

If you go to page 810 in the McMaster-Carr catalogue you'll find clear water resistant heat shrink tubing with a 4:1 shrink ratio. It's just clear, no color bits.

I've bought their adhesive lined...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,477
Posted By John E
Can't help with an ID...

but you can get more like it at McMaster-Carr. They sell a variety of waterproof heat shrink tubing.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 294,860
Posted By John E
Lol...

Glad I was able to contribute something towards the trip;^)

Sounds like you guys are having a blast, stay safe.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 294,860
Posted By John E
Whatever you do...

don't lose that rear wheel spacer...;^)


Great report, keep on having fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,243
Posted By John E
Good luck...

You're asking a troll to stop trolling.

It's all he does.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,515
Posted By John E
Hmmm...

The Hinderer knife is a far better knife than the Smith&Wesson branded knife.

There is however something to be said in getting him what he asked for.

If it were me, I'd buy the Hinderer from a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 294,860
Posted By John E
Please...

check your PM's.

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,725
Posted By John E
Check...

With Shoei, some of their helmets can be fitted with different sized pads to make them fit better.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 102,219
Views: 19,989,708
Posted By John E
I knew it...

had to be there somewhere...!

Hang on to it, never know when it'll come in handy.

Seriously, if you run short on time and need some logistical help, let me know.

I'm only scheduled to work a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 102,219
Views: 19,989,708
Posted By John E
Hi James...

If you need a hand with anything, give me a shout and I'll help if I can.

Still owe you for your help with my pesky rear tire.

I have a DMV problem for you when you get back from TDF.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 104,737
Posted By John E
Candiya...

I've read your ride report, it was very moving.

I found the words below while searching for something to write about the recent death of a fellow motorcyclist, John Ryan.

I hope that you'll...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10,647
Views: 833,368
Posted By John E
Thanks...

To any of you guys who might have been riding out near Blue Jay campground and Trabuco that slowed down and didn't roost the folks at the trail race aid stations last Saturday.

We were working at...
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