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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Half Fast
To the OP

On topic:

I have been to a BBQ shack in Ft Bragg a couple of times. Can't remember what its called but it will be on the left (as you head south on Rt 1) just as you leave town. The two times...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Half Fast
This thread has been very helpful. I'm in the...

This thread has been very helpful. I'm in the same situation as the OP. I'm out here from PA (with my bike) staying in Marin County for a few months on a work detail.

Rt 1 is great and now...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,072
Posted By Half Fast
I've used a lot of the Smooth-on stuff and have...

I've used a lot of the Smooth-on stuff and have been using Polytek instead for the last 10 or so years. Check them out.

Instead of castable plastic there are also several durometers of rtv mold...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 881,736
Posted By Half Fast
How can it look so new and be worth so much?...

How can it look so new and be worth so much? Whats the line between "original patina" and "restoration" where it has that much value with fresh paint and such?

Doesn't Dale leave them untouched...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,471
Posted By Half Fast
I'm with you. I got in the habit of only cutting...

I'm with you. I got in the habit of only cutting about a quarter turn at a time then backing off to break and clear the chip. I've broken my share of taps over the years and the extra time it takes...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,471
Posted By Half Fast
I like. Gonna add one to the tool kit. ...

I like.

Gonna add one to the tool kit.

:nod
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,471
Posted By Half Fast
This is all great info, thanks. I don't have a...

This is all great info, thanks. I don't have a specific issue at present. I just wanted a better understanding of what options are available.

This last project involved drilling and tapping in...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,471
Posted By Half Fast
That's what I was thinking. I was curious to ask...

That's what I was thinking. I was curious to ask if there were any other options but EDM was all I could think of.

Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,471
Posted By Half Fast
Broken tap or drill bit

When drilling or tapping a hole, what are the options for removing a broken drill bit or broken tap that is stuck in the hole?

I just finished a project that involved lots of new threaded...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,250
Posted By Half Fast
Great videos etc. on a site called: ...

Great videos etc. on a site called:

http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/


Check it out :nod

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Forum: The Garage 09-13-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,877
Posted By Half Fast
+1 :nod

+1



:nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,970
Posted By Half Fast
http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu92/BGriff3850...

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu92/BGriff3850/Danger.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35,637
Views: 9,014,487
Posted By Half Fast
The real hardcores park in New Oxford.

The real hardcores park in New Oxford.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,970
Posted By Half Fast
I learned to ride in the dirt. 20 yrs of dirt...

I learned to ride in the dirt. 20 yrs of dirt riding before my first street bike made me a far more competent street rider than a pure beginner.

Dirt is a safer place to fall down a lot and learn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,063
Posted By Half Fast
What if you ride a trike?

What if you ride a trike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,238
Posted By Half Fast
If this happened in Cave Creek it was probably...

If this happened in Cave Creek it was probably just some of Sonny's boys from the local Chapter.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,296
Posted By Half Fast
Thanks, guys. Lots of good info. The wonder...

Thanks, guys. Lots of good info.

The wonder of ADV in action. BTW, I WILL be back with my bike. I was on a ride a couple years ago in this area and just scratched the surface.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,296
Posted By Half Fast
No shit. I see what's on the map just east of...

No shit. I see what's on the map just east of here as well. Twisty central.

Thanks for the Cloudland tip. That area looks pretty cool.

Where's the best bbq shack, fried chicken etc. ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,296
Posted By Half Fast
Chattanooga: What to do

Hey,
Sorry to bother you guys but I'm on a work detail for the next couple months in the Chattanooga area. I'm restoring a bunch of monuments at Chickamauga/ Chattanooga battlefields area. What a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-11-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 217,972
Posted By Half Fast
Bob yer mower. We're waiting for pics! :freaky

Bob yer mower. We're waiting for pics! :freaky
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,579
Posted By Half Fast
If you are in Equador then just find another...

If you are in Equador then just find another drink with a weird name that does not require any special equipment.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,687
Posted By Half Fast
6'3", 34 inseam taller wunderlich seat,...

6'3", 34 inseam

taller wunderlich seat, full aeroflow with a shorter upper section for summer, suburban engineering lower pegs.

LOVE the seat. Not sure if it's still in the catalog but mines...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By Half Fast
I've recently experienced similar symptoms and...

I've recently experienced similar symptoms and will check fluid levels. I did not know the fluid rises as the clutch wears.

Isn't it hard on the tranny to not use the clutch for shifting? I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Half Fast
Can we see the next pic where it immediately fell...

Can we see the next pic where it immediately fell over on the other side?:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By Half Fast
1150 GS surging cure

"There's yer problem".

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu92/BGriff3850/100_7793.jpg[/IMG]

I ran a tank of gas through thinking it was bad gas, then 200 miles into the ride I realised where...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,411
Posted By Half Fast
I'm only 6' 3" and think it feels kind of...

I'm only 6' 3" and think it feels kind of cramped. I had a K75s that was no problem in the knee clearance department as they have sort of a half fairing. I ran a stock fairing but taller shields...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,998
Posted By Half Fast
Cool. Glad to see I'm not the only one looking...

Cool. Glad to see I'm not the only one looking for various sands. I've driven all over the Mid Atlantic region just to visit pits and quarries and collect samples of different types and colors.
...
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,027
Posted By Half Fast
Didn't read all the posts, I'm sure this has...

Didn't read all the posts, I'm sure this has probably been said, my.02:

Low speed you can just roll off the throttle to slow down, in the appropriate gear, no brakes, while still upright BEFORE...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Half Fast
A couple of ideas

Nicer, more expensive:

Hampton Inn, 1550 Mt Zion Rd. (Rt 24, north of rt 30) York, PA
Next to a Texas Roadhouse restaurant. Good place for beers and steak.

Budget option:

Modernaire...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,999
Posted By Half Fast
Who's gonna feed Fifi while you are gone?

Who's gonna feed Fifi while you are gone?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 491,739
Posted By Half Fast
http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu92/BGriff3850...

http://i637.photobucket.com/albums/uu92/BGriff3850/Riding%20pics/100_5246.jpg[/IMG]
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,477
Posted By Half Fast
I got the Happy Trails bead breaker. You need a...

I got the Happy Trails bead breaker. You need a wrench to fit it. It's fairly compact but has some weight to it.

The collapsable Best Rest looks lighter and easy to carry. My Happy Trails...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Half Fast
Nice work! :thumb

Nice work!


:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,843
Posted By Half Fast
I drew a Mt. Goat tag for the Crazy Mtns. North...

I drew a Mt. Goat tag for the Crazy Mtns. North of Livingston, MT back in the mid '90's. I stapped my 7 mag on my mostly empty backpack, rode my KTM 300 just above timberline, and walked and glassed...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,392
Posted By Half Fast
Thanks for posting that. Ironically, I've got...

Thanks for posting that. Ironically, I've got the same gas tank (mine from an old 850T) with the same problem and was looking for the best way to tackle the problem. I like that method.
Forum: Trials 02-02-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,437
Posted By Half Fast
Mine starts hard when cold. I use the "lean...

Mine starts hard when cold. I use the "lean over" method. (I might try some of those jetting suggestions)

Did you get your clutch working? First make sure the adjuster at the lever is...
Forum: Trials 08-05-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,217
Posted By Half Fast
I have a Gas Gas 300 but my next bike will be the...

I have a Gas Gas 300 but my next bike will be the cleanest used Sherco 2.9 I can afford. The clutch makes the Sherco tons easier to ride in my opinion. Probably just suits my style of riding...
Forum: Trials 08-05-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,737
Posted By Half Fast
300 Gas Gas

I have a 2004 300 ( had it since 04).

I run a mix of 50% VP Red, 50% High Test pump gas, and 80:1 oil ratio.

Gas Gas clutches can be finicky. I had great luck with mine but recently the O...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By Half Fast
:norton Science. Lab coats and shit. ...

:norton Science.

Lab coats and shit.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKVdlvUgRss&feature=related
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By Half Fast
:lol3 I wonder how good it is when you...

:lol3

I wonder how good it is when you find a year old packet in the bottom of your fanny pack while changing a flat in the middle of nowhere.

WTF- I guess the alcohol is powdered too? :huh ...
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