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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 15,604
Posted By 81husky
Maybe it's me, but I'm not seeing any changes to...

Maybe it's me, but I'm not seeing any changes to the link.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By 81husky
Shelly Short is my Rep, and I wrote to her, but I...

Shelly Short is my Rep, and I wrote to her, but I suggested a better bill would be to eliminate the Discover Pass altogether.
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By 81husky
I love my Tiger, but the one complaint I have is...

I love my Tiger, but the one complaint I have is how it feels in silt, or loose gravel on a hard packed surface (not stable). I attribute some of this to the fuel being high on the bike. Will adding...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-15-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By 81husky
I can sympathize, but I suspect you're screwed....

I can sympathize, but I suspect you're screwed. Washington State never met a tax it didn't like, and if they can milk money out of you they will. Guns are kind of the same way. You can order on-line,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,217
Posted By 81husky
I wasn't going to say anything, but since we're...

I wasn't going to say anything, but since we're on a roll, there's an "a" in Touratech. It must be time for Spring, we all have too much time on our hands to be looking for spelling errors.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,944
Posted By 81husky
+1 on that. Also, I personally don't like...

+1 on that.

Also, I personally don't like the no skid grit. I did it once and won't do it again. YMMV
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-05-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,344
Posted By 81husky
-12 here at my house in the Okanogan Highlands....

-12 here at my house in the Okanogan Highlands. Had a high of 10 yesterday, so we'll so where we get today. Temps are supposed to be even colder tomorrow night.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By 81husky
I really like my Bags Connection City with the...

I really like my Bags Connection City with the tank ring that allows the bag to be hooked on and off very easily. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,965
Posted By 81husky
I'm more cynical than that. I believe the...

I'm more cynical than that. I believe the insurance companies would do that with or without obamacare.
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,835
Posted By 81husky
You piqued my curiosity about American made drill...

You piqued my curiosity about American made drill presses. Clausing does indeed make drill presses in the USA.
...
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,835
Posted By 81husky
US made machinery is pretty much extinct....

US made machinery is pretty much extinct. Powermatic is no longer made in the US. Their PM66 table saw was the last holdout, and I believe it's out of production. Taiwan is typically better than...
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,024
Posted By 81husky
Thanks for the link Beezer. I'm not convinced any...

Thanks for the link Beezer. I'm not convinced any metal will work harden. It will fatigue and crack however. I'm not a metallurgist, so rather than prove my ignorance, I'll shut up.
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,024
Posted By 81husky
T6 is T6, it is never going to get any harder....

T6 is T6, it is never going to get any harder. When bending 6061 (or any other heat treatable alloy), you have to know what temper it is in. O condition will bend a much smaller radius than T4, and...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By 81husky
Has anyone broken a riveted SW Motech skidplate...

Has anyone broken a riveted SW Motech skidplate on an XC800?
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,348
Posted By 81husky
I'm not real keen on patching tubeless motorcycle...

I'm not real keen on patching tubeless motorcycle tires. If it ever fails, you could be in deep do-do. Most shops won't patch them (at least the ones I've tried). Those plugs with the flange do look...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By 81husky
I have the Triumph bars and I consider them tip...

I have the Triumph bars and I consider them tip over bars more than anything. Do you really expect crash bars to save you from any damage in any crash? A "crash" to me is pretty serious. I slipped in...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,577
Posted By 81husky
I have the Wolfman racks and love them. I have...

I have the Wolfman racks and love them. I have heard that the guy that makes the racks has quit supplying Wolfman. Anybody else hear that? If so, that sucks, and if you're on the fence about buying a...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By 81husky
I have the SW Motech, and it's taken a fair...

I have the SW Motech, and it's taken a fair amount of abuse. I have approx 6000 miles of off highway use from 70 MPH dirt to rock crawling in 1st gear. It's taken a few hard hits and is fine. Some...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,084,351
Posted By 81husky
Are you kidding me? I haven't looked at this...

Are you kidding me? I haven't looked at this thread in 6 months, and I'm dumbfounded. And yeah, I know, I just added to the BS.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,007
Posted By 81husky
I thought Tod did okay when he posted : (2)...

I thought Tod did okay when he posted :

(2) The discover pass, the vehicle access pass, or the day-use
permit is not required:

(d) When operating on a road managed by the department of natural...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,007
Posted By 81husky
Laugh Geez Tod, Now you're starting to sound like a...

Geez Tod, Now you're starting to sound like a lawyer.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 16,860
Posted By 81husky
Ran into the group at Coolidge on Tuesday. Here's...

Ran into the group at Coolidge on Tuesday. Here's a few pics.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p36/81husky/Coolidge.jpg (http://s124.photobucket.com/user/81husky/media/Coolidge.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,845
Posted By 81husky
Anyone else get the recall letter on the turn...

Anyone else get the recall letter on the turn signal stems? I received mine today, about a year late as far as I'm concerned. My front stems broke soon after I bought the bike over a year ago. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,807
Posted By 81husky
This bill is like groundhog day. Every year it...

This bill is like groundhog day. Every year it comes back with good intentions, but gets torpedoed by the anti ORV crowd.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-19-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 561,292
Posted By 81husky
That's quite the tease. I'd like to get something...

That's quite the tease. I'd like to get something by late Spring, so I guess I'll sit on the fence a while longer.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By 81husky
+1 I wore mine to work for years, and they were...

+1
I wore mine to work for years, and they were great.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By 81husky
A better idea would be to get rid of the Discover...

A better idea would be to get rid of the Discover Pass entirely. I know, I'm delusional.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,260
Posted By 81husky
That's been rumored for quite a while. With Obama...

That's been rumored for quite a while. With Obama making the choice, we're eff'ed no matter who he picks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,485
Posted By 81husky
There is almost zero riding wear made in the USA....

There is almost zero riding wear made in the USA.

http://www.sledmi.com/forums/index.php/topic/4882-klim-american-made/

The above link is internet info, so take it for what it's worth, but I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,485
Posted By 81husky
Unless I'm mistaken, none of it is manufactured...

Unless I'm mistaken, none of it is manufactured here.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 16,860
Posted By 81husky
Interested. If I'm counting correctly, it's 7...

Interested.
If I'm counting correctly, it's 7 days from Kamiah to Elk City?
Rough estimate of average miles per day?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-05-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,713
Views: 1,092,306
Posted By 81husky
The master reset doesn't work. I finally got mine...

The master reset doesn't work. I finally got mine replaced after many e-mails, and the new one works like it's supposed to. I don't know why they are so opposed to admitting there is problem with the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,700
Posted By 81husky
I'm not gonna touch this thread with a ten foot...

I'm not gonna touch this thread with a ten foot pole, but find it amusing that Guns threw the grenade in 6 pages ago and hasn't said a word since (actually, he didn't say anything on the opening...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-21-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10,713
Views: 1,092,306
Posted By 81husky
I did the master reset, and the max/min values...

I did the master reset, and the max/min values are the same as they were before. The MR didn't erase the temperature values that were in there. If I take the battery out of the Tempe, then it all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-20-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10,713
Views: 1,092,306
Posted By 81husky
I have a Tempe and the 24 hr max temp doesn't...

I have a Tempe and the 24 hr max temp doesn't reset, not sure about the 24 hr min. Is there any way to force a reset without removing the battery from the Tempe?
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20,069
Views: 3,397,845
Posted By 81husky
Thanks for the input. I've been thinking about...

Thanks for the input. I've been thinking about suspension upgrades, but wasn't sure what to do. Thought about Sasquatch, but that may not be an option anymore. Now, where do I find $1200?
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 26,629
Posted By 81husky
Great ride report, and brought back memories from...

Great ride report, and brought back memories from 1962. We stayed at Nimpo lake in a cabin and took a day trip to Bella Coola. I was only 6 so I don't remember a lot, but the road into Bella Coola...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,690
Posted By 81husky
Great ride report. I liked the Harley riders...

Great ride report. I liked the Harley riders stink eye comment. Son and I pulled in to Lowell, Idaho this summer and got that look from a guy on a 1200 GS. He had every farkle imaginable on that bike...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-13-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10,713
Views: 1,092,306
Posted By 81husky
It sure does. Air temp right now is 48 degrees...

It sure does. Air temp right now is 48 degrees and the tempe sitting on the deck rail in the sun is reading 96 and still climbing after about 20 minutes.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-10-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10,713
Views: 1,092,306
Posted By 81husky
Awesome. Thank you, I would never have gotten...

Awesome. Thank you, I would never have gotten there by myself.
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