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Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
Same thought... not the right thread for that....

Same thought... not the right thread for that. Must... keep... quiet...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,934
Posted By MiteyF
Needless to say, it's yours to do whatever you...

Needless to say, it's yours to do whatever you want. However, I've seen maybe a handful of nice looking, well executed GL/CX Honda "customs", out of the hundreds posted on the internet. They're just...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 231,244
Posted By MiteyF
The fiance's DR desperately needed new tires....

The fiance's DR desperately needed new tires. They came in Friday. The ONLY bike maintenance I really and truly despise is tire changes. I'm no good at it. However, I'm also very broke, so I decided...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 98,249
Posted By MiteyF
Baker's a great afternoon ride... I can't wait to...

Baker's a great afternoon ride... I can't wait to move back to WA
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,242,042
Posted By MiteyF
Maybe if it's on a center stand, otherwise I...

Maybe if it's on a center stand, otherwise I highly doubt it. Besides, with anything resembling decent paint, it's still a non issue.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7,111
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Posted By MiteyF
I don't understand what you're getting at here...

I don't understand what you're getting at here...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,242,042
Posted By MiteyF
Hate to break it to ya Rumba, but hardtails have...

Hate to break it to ya Rumba, but hardtails have no place here.
Forum: The Garage 06-28-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 362,059
Posted By MiteyF
Me and a buddy did this with his old Honda Civic....

Me and a buddy did this with his old Honda Civic. Dewalt drill battery got us enough juice to get the fuel pump going, bump started it and viola.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
How well has it held up (and how much have you...

How well has it held up (and how much have you used it)? I hate cleaning grills, and after a few dozen uses they seem to get quite nasty... either way, for $25 it wasn't even worth making my own.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
On the topic of wood "stoves" I saw this a few...

On the topic of wood "stoves" I saw this a few days ago (probably here) and just had to get one... should be here Wednesday, after which I'll give a (very) short initial review.
...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,301
Sticky: Note to self:
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Posted By MiteyF
Perhaps your note should have read "don't ghetto...

Perhaps your note should have read "don't ghetto rig your electrical system"?
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
This is how I taught my fiance to pack light. My...

This is how I taught my fiance to pack light. My topbox has all of our "camp" gear (tent, chairs, cooking etc). The right pannier is MY stuff (clothes, toiletries etc) and the left is hers. I tell...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By MiteyF
Shit, with shell prices nowadays, I'd be better...

Shit, with shell prices nowadays, I'd be better off going to a stealership :eek1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By MiteyF
Someone near Ann Arbor that will change some tires?

These straight-ass roads and freeway commuting are killing the center of my tires. I've got a few "spares" (read: used, older tires) that still have some tread in the middle that I'd like to kill...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
I haven't weighed mine, but I would be very...

I haven't weighed mine, but I would be very surprised if it were that heavy.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
Just got back from camping with a buddy and our...

Just got back from camping with a buddy and our lady friends this weekend. Both of us use that tent, and we both love them. Simple to set up, lightweight, and lots of space.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
I too have been the victim of senseless female...

I too have been the victim of senseless female drivers (broken collar bone, a good bit of road rash and a totaled DR350)... but driving slow in the left lane is one of my biggest pet peeves, far and...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
When I have to pass people on the right I pull...

When I have to pass people on the right I pull even with them, honk for their attention, point down, give my "gesture" and pass them. Unfortunately, they're usually either too stubborn/proud to admit...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
I'm sure I'm not the first :D but it works great....

I'm sure I'm not the first :D but it works great. My whole bag and rack setup cost me less than $200. As stated, that's enough savings for a LOT of gas!
...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
Yup. I drill all the holes a tiny bit small so...

Yup. I drill all the holes a tiny bit small so the bolts basically thread in. Once I do a test fit, I add a bit of silicone before final assembly. Still easy to take off if you need to (I never have)...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
Easy. No digging to the bottom, and all your...

Easy. No digging to the bottom, and all your stuff stays in, and accessible. And yes, with the limiting straps, on the center stand especially you get 2 nice little tables.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 440,877
Posted By MiteyF
I love the wife (?) in the background waving,...

I love the wife (?) in the background waving, like she thinks you're taking a picture of HER :lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 231,244
Posted By MiteyF
The Strom rolled over to 40k miles a few weeks...

The Strom rolled over to 40k miles a few weeks ago, so I figured she deserved a few bits. New fork seals/dust seals/oil, oil/filter, air filter, spark plugs and some other knick knacks.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-28-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 418,558
Posted By MiteyF
I hope you apologized profusely to your chain...

I hope you apologized profusely to your chain after that one :D
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,242,042
Posted By MiteyF
My 90cc Kawi will do the same :deal

My 90cc Kawi will do the same :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 1,283,618
Posted By MiteyF
You're half right..I've always got direction, but...

You're half right..I've always got direction, but yes, having built them makes them that much more enjoyable. I agree with the trailer queens statement though... garage art is a waste of steel.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 1,283,618
Posted By MiteyF
To be fair, I've built a few bikes that were...

To be fair, I've built a few bikes that were (sometimes very) uncomfortable, that I rode ALL the time, and enjoyed very much. For example, I really (really) hate choppers... but the few that actually...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
My thoughts exactly. I sleep in my tent, and...

My thoughts exactly. I sleep in my tent, and maybe look at a road map when it's raining... never once have I wished i could stand up straight.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4,120
Views: 612,260
Posted By MiteyF
I haven't owned a bicycle in years (and am not...

I haven't owned a bicycle in years (and am not "in the market), but if you were closer, that would be mine.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 430,091
Posted By MiteyF
Maybe I shouldn't have torn my 2004 650 BMW...

Maybe I shouldn't have torn my 2004 650 BMW engine down for a part out after all :eek1
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By MiteyF
I bought one of these a few years ago. After...

I bought one of these a few years ago. After about 3 fills, it wouldn't stay lit. I threw the fucker away and bought a $5 cheapo model (without all of the fancy tips, just twist and light). I've...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
There's a price to pay for long-lasting...

There's a price to pay for long-lasting dehydrated food.
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 231,244
Posted By MiteyF
Oh, and last weekend I made some additions to my...

Oh, and last weekend I made some additions to my welding table. I was tired of cleaning steel dust off/out of my welder, so I partially enclosed it. Enough venting to keep it cool, and enough cover...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 231,244
Posted By MiteyF
This counts, because they were built in the...

This counts, because they were built in the garage before being installed in the truck :D

I'd been wanting a set of permanent, heavy duty shelves for my truck for a few months now. After searching...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 430,091
Posted By MiteyF
for a second I thought i was in the central flea...

for a second I thought i was in the central flea market, and about to flame the shit out of you :lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
REI is also a big supporter of the Sierra Club,...

REI is also a big supporter of the Sierra Club, which does a lot of rallying to ban dirtbikes/atvs etc from our trails in order to "preserve" them. I try to avoid REI whenever possible for just this...
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,077
Posted By MiteyF
Some of those welds look like they did just...

Some of those welds look like they did just that... then took an OA to it and called it a weld :lol3
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,077
Posted By MiteyF
You will enjoy this thread, promise. ...

You will enjoy this thread, promise.

http://weldingweb.com/showthread.php?139711-Welding-Fail!-post-pics-here
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 534,077
Posted By MiteyF
I've got the 200 and have been using it the last...

I've got the 200 and have been using it the last few months. It's my first TIG, and so far it's been a great machine, without even considering the price.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,369,078
Posted By MiteyF
Oh jesus... I was back and forth between ordering...

Oh jesus... I was back and forth between ordering one, and now I'm glad I didn't! I've got the exact same top box setup, and that thing's even more enormous than I expected! Either way, hope you like...
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