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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 31,144
Views: 7,546,504
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Fail! That's the most misquoted joke ever! The...

Fail! That's the most misquoted joke ever! The rabbit is supposed to say "Yeah, it sticks to my fur something horrible!"
Why the hell would you want to wipe your ass with something shit doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Not sure. They show it being used on work gloves...

Not sure. They show it being used on work gloves and boots, etc. Of course, a rain-fly gets folded pretty sharply compared to gloves.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Turbo Ghost
If you don't mind the color changing a bit you...

If you don't mind the color changing a bit you could use Never-Wet. It won't even get wet! I put it on my riding boots. The boots were black so, you can see it has a frosty white/blue appearance....
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 235,759
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Welcome to KitKat! As of this moment, there is...

Welcome to KitKat! As of this moment, there is no way to simply voice-dial. You either have to use S-Voice or Google Voice or another downloaded app. The worst thing about S-Voice is it requires...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,916
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Turns out it was wire speed! I thought I had run...

Turns out it was wire speed! I thought I had run at much higher speed in the past but, when I put the new wire in, it popped real bad so I slowed it down and it got better a little bit. Tonight, I...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,916
Posted By Turbo Ghost
The welds don't look like they've gotten oxidized...

The welds don't look like they've gotten oxidized and I've got good flow at the nozzle. It's different sounding than when the gas is off. Uh...not that I've ever forgot to turn on the gas. Nope! ...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,916
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I don't have any other lenses/cups for it. I'm...

I don't have any other lenses/cups for it. I'm welding in the garage with no wind. I realized the .035 was at the limit for my welder. That's why I dropped to the .024. Everytime I upped my speed...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,916
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I haven't checked the liner. Is it difficult to...

I haven't checked the liner. Is it difficult to remove? When I'm feeding wire through at the start, the spool doesn't show any signs of sticking or snagging as the wire travels through.
The...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,916
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I've got a problem! I have a Farmhand 125 110V...

I've got a problem! I have a Farmhand 125 110V Tractor Supply MIG welder I've had since about 2001. It has been a great little welder for what I need. I've always used .030 or .035 solid wire ER70S-6...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 251,241
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Try Chrome. It worked for me!

Try Chrome. It worked for me!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 251,241
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Problem solved! I used chrome and I can see...

Problem solved! I used chrome and I can see everything just fine so, it's a browser issue! At work and home I generally use IE but, have chrome installed for certain applications. I feel better...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 251,241
Posted By Turbo Ghost
At first I figured it was the filters at work...

At first I figured it was the filters at work but, I can't see them at home either. Who knows?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 251,241
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Dang it! Z50, I can't see any of your pics!

Dang it! Z50, I can't see any of your pics!
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,680
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Until recently I've used these for decades. ...

Until recently I've used these for decades.
http://www.northernsafety.com/Product/1454/Howard-Leight-MAX-Pre-Shaped-Uncorded-Foam-Disposable-Ear-Plugs-NRR-33 200 pairs for $34!

I switched to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,357
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Either find the book or download it for your Ipad...

Either find the book or download it for your Ipad but, you need to read Mondo Enduro. It's about a group of friends that loaded up 7 DR350's and rode around the world! Don't discount your bike. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Turbo Ghost
As mentioned before, I highly recommend the...

As mentioned before, I highly recommend the double-loop soft straps for attaching to the bike and then hook the hooks into them! Also, I don't think it's been mentioned but, don't strap your bike...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I just bought 3 for my bike. I personally am...

I just bought 3 for my bike. I personally am going to leave the backrest pads on. Cheap crash protection! They are way better quality than I expected!
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Turbo Ghost
The strap/hook came loose without a block. If...

The strap/hook came loose without a block. If you use a block and tighten it down fully, it can't come loose unless the bike isn't fixed in place somehow. The way you describe using the straps,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Turbo Ghost
You've already answered your own question! One...

You've already answered your own question! One factor is the longer your suspension travel, the more likely it to move and come loose from the straps. Dirt bikes are the worst. That's why they...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Turbo Ghost
The purpose of the block is to eliminate any...

The purpose of the block is to eliminate any movement of the suspension. Without the block, every little bump causes the suspension to compress and release even if only slightly. With cam-buckle...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,773
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Ouch! I hate to hear that! You weren't too far...

Ouch! I hate to hear that! You weren't too far from me when you were at the Dragon. I would have loved to have joined you but, I was on set all weekend. (in the rain, grrr)
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 101,343
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I don't know about couches but, this map might...

I don't know about couches but, this map might help you find a place if you wish to camp at a fellow ADVer's place.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776925

After you click the...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Thanks! I already use Blogger and from what I'm...

Thanks! I already use Blogger and from what I'm finding it looks like it's the way to go. I didn't know about the fee you could pay for the domain name! As for the writing aspect of it, I plan on...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Not sure if I could stomach using an apple...

Not sure if I could stomach using an apple product! :D
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Originally I planned on using a net book but...

Originally I planned on using a net book but funds won't allow it. Some issues have arisen with my bike and money must go there!

Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Interesting but, it's only for the Iphone. Plus,...

Interesting but, it's only for the Iphone. Plus, I'm all about the free stuff if possible!
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I have photobucket and the app for my phone. I'm...

I have photobucket and the app for my phone. I'm hoping whichever blog host I use will allow direct uploads rather than having to upload to PB then copy and paste the links throughout my blog. I...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Question about a travel blog using a phone

I'll be taking a roughly 6,000 mile trip in June and in addition to posting here I want to create a blog to share with others that are not members on ADV such as family and friends.
I'm going to be...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 101,343
Posted By Turbo Ghost
If you follow the great advice mentioned earlier...

If you follow the great advice mentioned earlier and come through backbone rock give me a shout. I'm just a few minutes from the area. Be glad to show you around if I'm not at work! Lots of great...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,272
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Excellent report! Thanks for all the info! If...

Excellent report! Thanks for all the info! If you need someone to keep it exercised over the winter, just send it here and I'll be happy to bear the burden for you!:D
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 235,759
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Another satisfied customer (for the second...

Another satisfied customer (for the second time!)! I have the original dual-pack and one finally died so, I bought a brand new dual-pack of the SMH10B's and some accessories. Great service, fast...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,272
Posted By Turbo Ghost
[QUOTE=guzzibloke;23994741]Agree, but there is a...

[QUOTE=guzzibloke;23994741]Agree, but there is a Vmax specialist that offers a solution.
But it's spendy.
Personally, I have no problem getting off every 80/90 miles...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,640
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Ah! Thanks!!

Ah! Thanks!!
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,272
Posted By Turbo Ghost
That was my conclusion as well. Unfortunately, I...

That was my conclusion as well. Unfortunately, I only had money for one bike so, the Max had to go. If they would just put a bigger tank on the damn things I think they would sell a lot more of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,272
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Congratulations! I've owned two original Vmaxes....

Congratulations! I've owned two original Vmaxes. One was all stock and the other was a stage 7. Nowhere near as fast as my turbo bike but, I just love them! I would love to have a new one but,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 26,640
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Thank you for this report and all the wonderful...

Thank you for this report and all the wonderful pictures! You have a very calming style of writing! I like it very much! Perhaps I missed it somewhere but, I didn't see mention of what kind of...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,773
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Wow! Mine's a 6 volt system. Was yours a later...

Wow! Mine's a 6 volt system. Was yours a later model?
Forum: Americas 04-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,773
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Have you considered switching to an LED headlight...

Have you considered switching to an LED headlight of some sort? Brighter light with less draw and very unlikely to fail on your journey. If I ever get my KE going , I'll probably switch.
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Success!! I wiped my phone! I did a full FDR...

Success!! I wiped my phone! I did a full FDR and now it's streaming just fine via WiFi or Bluetooth! It sucks I had to go to such lengths but, gotta do whatcha gotta do!
Of course, I hope to have...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 147,177
Posted By Turbo Ghost
That's it! I wanted it so bad to deliver my...

That's it! I wanted it so bad to deliver my paper route with but, Dad wouldn't buy it for me. Beautiful bike!
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