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Forum: Latin America Today, 10:29 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,032
Posted By kantuckid
As a lurker that has much interest in riding...

As a lurker that has much interest in riding CA/SA when & if I can, I take much interest in any "ferry stories".
This one has taken on a decidedly soap opera-ish, gossipy tone, of late? Too bad,...
Forum: Americas Today, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By kantuckid
On the Justified TV show, Ava Crowder got one...

On the Justified TV show, Ava Crowder got one almost instantly from Ellstin Limehouse. One episode she applied, next week it was hers...

That's the way they do it in Kentucky where it's about who...
Forum: Latin America Today, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By kantuckid
^My "frame of mind" in posting.^ You have to...

^My "frame of mind" in posting.^
You have to do something not easily forgiven in the USA to lose your DL for 3 years. I wasn't suggesting that your/OP not welcome here by me, only that you'll be...
Forum: Americas Today, 06:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,698
Posted By kantuckid
I worked with a welder years ago, during the...

I worked with a welder years ago, during the times of our "going to the moon", nickname was Shorty. Well Shorty was one of those blue collar philosophers (unlike my hero Eric Hoffer) that didn't...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 605,369
Posted By kantuckid
Here ya have a case of yank beats ozzie in math!...

Here ya have a case of yank beats ozzie in math! Maybe it's about time someone in USA beat someone at math or science?:rofl:rofl

40,000 miles , divide by 180 is 222.2222222222222222222 miles per...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:48 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,698
Posted By kantuckid
I once rode behind a dump truck load of black...

I once rode behind a dump truck load of black dirt for an hour or so-no tailgate "per Mexican law" in a hard downpour while in an area of hills & curves, thus no can pass all while being constantly...
Forum: Latin America 03-24-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By kantuckid
My first inclination was to say lighten up, then...

My first inclination was to say lighten up, then after about ten seconds of serious thought-I agree. There has to be price to pay or behavior stays the same?
I'm old and I know any number of people...
Forum: Latin America 03-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By kantuckid
Find another plane! A 25# limit is a bit over the...

Find another plane! A 25# limit is a bit over the top IMO. Watch out for some bad axx snakes in CR. I thought I knew snakes-well in the USA I do know snakes but lo and behold they have them little...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By kantuckid
I heard -many years ago: that you cannot roller...

I heard -many years ago: that you cannot roller skate in a buffalo herd?:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By kantuckid
Me too... & I can show you some secret spots here...

Me too... & I can show you some secret spots here in KY:wink:
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By kantuckid
And you could drift fish the streams in Asia and...

And you could drift fish the streams in Asia and tantalize the crocs, bad axx snakes,etc.?:rofl
I started using clear "bobbers" in the 1950's when they first came out. Spin rod and I waded KS...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By kantuckid
Other than a gun you can take most anything...

Other than a gun you can take most anything across- what did you have in mind, that you'll need?
Gasoline in Mexico comes from Pemex and if you fill up when given a station , it will get most MC's...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By kantuckid
Sounds like a guy that has ~40 more years to do...

Sounds like a guy that has ~40 more years to do whatever comes next, or not? :D

I've seen lots of riders that had the "turn left, because it looks more interesting" mentality and while I agree...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,310
Posted By kantuckid
I wasn't making a detailed comment or analysis...

I wasn't making a detailed comment or analysis that included all the other ways to carry fuel and their inherent safety features- notice I said "somewhat"-riding MC's is somewhat dangerous, or so...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,754
Posted By kantuckid
Are you trying for a morbid outcome here?:ear ...

Are you trying for a morbid outcome here?:ear
FWIW, I'll continue my woodworking in KY and all while living where there is no ER nearby:cry i
I see these ER billboard ads often on the slab roads &...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,754
Posted By kantuckid
I'm not sure much more that's worth saying can be...

I'm not sure much more that's worth saying can be said here but your comment on lower hp saws using stacked blades based on "what they take" makes less sense (and makes less strain on saw) than...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By kantuckid
As for cheap beer, one of my younger in llife...

As for cheap beer, one of my younger in llife hangouts (played cards/Pitch for nickels) was a local tavern in Topeka that had Pearl on tap. many in that town called it cheap beer while I liked it a...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By kantuckid
Ya get one guess where all that gear is...

Ya get one guess where all that gear is made...:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,698
Posted By kantuckid
I worked in a supermarket for ~5years back in...

I worked in a supermarket for ~5years back in early 60's and actually enjoyed the job more so than many since that payed lots more. One of the delights was to be able to interact with the little kids...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By kantuckid
Do you hold up yer little finger when you drink a...

Do you hold up yer little finger when you drink a beer? :D

There's a lot of beers I've tried in my life -and enjoyed but apparently (per you) I'll die w/o having ever had a good one? How...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By kantuckid
I don't know crap about paving but after a...

I don't know crap about paving but after a lifetime of seeing what goes on around me, even I know that answer: the road folks blow out the cracks and fill them with hot tar. Maybe "they" know what...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,754
Posted By kantuckid
Finally, someone tells the right/easy way to do a...

Finally, someone tells the right/easy way to do a 4mm cut...

or, use a slot cutter on a router.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By kantuckid
Hint: after you buy the rod -there makes sense to...

Hint: after you buy the rod -there makes sense to me- also buy a piece of plastic pipe, as light as you can find, dia/length that the rod fits into and plastic caps for each end.
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,698
Posted By kantuckid
Yucatan- Merida/area is worth a day or two;...

Yucatan- Merida/area is worth a day or two; Valladoid & Chichen Itza a day& other ruins if of interest.
If yer going to Yucatan then Quintana Roo makes sense.

Quintana Roo- Tulum for the...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,310
Posted By kantuckid
I have been riding a long , long time & I never...

I have been riding a long , long time & I never carry fuel. It's somewhat dangerous to tote around, especially when unneeded in lower 48 on pavement.
It's also safer to stop now & then and use...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,157
Posted By kantuckid
IMO the choice of Canada as the place to buy a...

IMO the choice of Canada as the place to buy a used MC, if based mostly on currency exchange, is wrong headed!:huh I'll save time and avoid the myriad reasons for saying that.
As I'm short legged...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 605,369
Posted By kantuckid
Does your MC have the hot start repair? It may be...

Does your MC have the hot start repair? It may be in the serial #'s affected based on 2012 MY. A search here in this thread will tell you everything you need to know if so.
Hot start issue is a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 605,369
Posted By kantuckid
The best gas thing has been worn out long before...

The best gas thing has been worn out long before today-it is a fungible product that gets mixed together and the trucks line up to load & deliver to your "favorite" brand name gas station.:D
Even...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By kantuckid
I went ahead & ordered a Chrome battery from...

I went ahead & ordered a Chrome battery from their own website www.chromebattery.com in IN and the one I bought is called a refurb but they are described as cosmetic only. Prices are competitive...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By kantuckid
MC Battery Question on Walmart Chrome Batteries

Are the Walmart Chrome Batteries any good? Like to hear something before i buy one for my UTV.:ear
Forum: Americas 03-12-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By kantuckid
My words were directed at anyone who happens to...

My words were directed at anyone who happens to read them.:D I've seen reactions to similar statements by me that were quite reactionary and suggested that places like The Dragon are not for a log...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By kantuckid
I think it's worth saying that many MC riders...

I think it's worth saying that many MC riders head for the legendary curvy spots when I'm off riding where they didn't choose go. You can sit by the road and watch em go by in the hundreds all day...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By kantuckid
See my VA link-it was done up by a riding friend...

See my VA link-it was done up by a riding friend that lives in Marion,VA-I go over to ride with his bunch now & then on typical 200 miles or so day trips they do.
Forum: Americas 03-07-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By kantuckid
Only your wife and weather check can answer the...

Only your wife and weather check can answer the too cold question?
The spring and fall are with no doubt the nicest times of the year in the eastern mountains. Dogwoods in bloom, etc..
FWIW,It's...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,177
Posted By kantuckid
Main land Mexico has a gadzillion pizza bikes and...

Main land Mexico has a gadzillion pizza bikes and shops to keep em running. Brand names/non Chinese MC's in bigger cities too. I've often traveled 200+ miles in mainland Mexico with not much of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 605,369
Posted By kantuckid
Mine had two yrs left on wrrty when bought. It...

Mine had two yrs left on wrrty when bought. It had been through a dealer for the hot start fix recently so not only dealer bikes that have been "gone over".
Patience...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By kantuckid
While I'm a "Stihl guy" the saw above looks like...

While I'm a "Stihl guy" the saw above looks like pure torture to cut a tree with! The wooden home made looks interesting for sizing to fit on a MC-just buy a blade or cheapo Chinese and throw away...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By kantuckid
Consider that JBweld is not the only epoxy out...

Consider that JBweld is not the only epoxy out there. There are hundreds if not thousands and at the pro level they are pricey and not in box stores.
I read thread quickly but didn't see a...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By kantuckid
My two cents (and I have sawed trees by hand!) : ...

My two cents (and I have sawed trees by hand!) :
Your right-hand sawing on a tree IS very hard and the reason I'd only consider a "swedish" style, thin, sharp, blade in a frame that folds- that will...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By kantuckid
+1,000!!! When it wears(about 3-4 years in CA...

+1,000!!!
When it wears(about 3-4 years in CA sun,5-6+ in KY) out you call them and a new one comes to your door-why buy anything else:wink:
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