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Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By nucular
That's interesting. Did you try to dunk over...

That's interesting. Did you try to dunk over under water to did the hole? Mine will deflate a very small amount after a couple days but not enough to notice while i'm sleeping. Are you and your...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By nucular
Same here. I have the BA Q-Core SL and I have...

Same here. I have the BA Q-Core SL and I have used it many many times in all conditions and not a single leak yet. It is tough, comfortable, and packs to the size of a Nalgene. I would be curious...
Forum: Americas 06-09-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By nucular
That's about all I'm aware of for primitive...

That's about all I'm aware of for primitive camping. If you want to go a little further, the Red River Gorge area of the Daniel Boone National forest is even better than Deam.

Now, if you don't...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By nucular
Well, if you can go 5 hours from Chicago, the...

Well, if you can go 5 hours from Chicago, the Charles Deam Wilderness area near Bloomington, IN offers excellent hiking and primitive camping opportunities.
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,224
Posted By nucular
+1 Good way to rust out your bed.

+1 Good way to rust out your bed.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,096
Posted By nucular
I would either buy (or make) something like this...

I would either buy (or make) something like this or drill/tap the lower triple and mount a plastic acerbis fender just like a dirt bike.
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 21,064
Posted By nucular
If you use the same brands and sizes of cans, you...

If you use the same brands and sizes of cans, you can roughly figure out how much fuel is left. I used a digital scale to weigh an empty can and a full one. Knowing that and the weight of your...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 21,064
Posted By nucular
Looks like the wind guard from a whisperlite ...

Looks like the wind guard from a whisperlite

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Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 21,064
Posted By nucular
The jetboil, pocket rocket, and even those...

The jetboil, pocket rocket, and even those inexpensive ebay/amazon ones are all decent stoves. The quality of my amazon one (pocket rocket) is not the greatest but it works. The arms snag on each...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By nucular
Quite possibly the worst weld a man has ever made...

Quite possibly the worst weld a man has ever made but hopefully it holds and looks a little better once it's sanded down a little and painted.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By nucular
Teflon would be ok too I just don't have anywhere...

Teflon would be ok too I just don't have anywhere to mount it since the tab is gone. I'm really kicking myself for not noticing this earlier.
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By nucular
Maybe I should just get something like this...

Maybe I should just get something like this 'chassis tab'

http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Weld-On-Chassis-Tabs-1-3-4-Inch-with-3-8-Hole,1578.html
...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By nucular
Weld up a new tensioner mount?

So I'm nearing completion on a rebuild of a 79 YZ400 and sadly just now realized that the lower chain roller mount is missing. II originally thought that it was just the kickstand mount which I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19,913
Views: 1,422,511
Posted By nucular
I put some on my kid's PW50. It is just a piece...

I put some on my kid's PW50. It is just a piece of steel rod, 4 cotter pins, a couple washers, 2 u-bolts, and the tires off of my hand truck. It's not the prettiest thing in the world but it works...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-22-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19,913
Views: 1,422,511
Posted By nucular
Just west of Indy.

Just west of Indy.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-22-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19,913
Views: 1,422,511
Posted By nucular
Can't believe I never saw this thread before. ...

Can't believe I never saw this thread before. Just got pointed this way from another Indiana member so I'll have to take some time and read through it.

I swapped out my DRZ for a YZ450 that isn't...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,240
Posted By nucular
This is exactly what I do. I don't use cream or...

This is exactly what I do. I don't use cream or sugar but the coffee gets ground before I leave, placed in a ziploc, and then stuffed into the GSI french press. I also don't really like starbucks...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 34,158
Posted By nucular
The REI chair is amazing. I do a ton of camping...

The REI chair is amazing. I do a ton of camping and it is easily the 2nd best money I ever spent on gear right behind my air mattress.
Forum: Trials 06-14-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By nucular
Those look pretty slick.

Those look pretty slick.
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By nucular
Japanese Industrial Standard bolts. They are...

Japanese Industrial Standard bolts. They are used on a lot of metric bikes and imported cars.

http://www.nutsandbolts.com/bmz_cache/c/cf117f3e512cd43ecc0cb2b2a7534b7d.image.100x100.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By nucular
Do you carry JIS stuff?

Do you carry JIS stuff?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,433
Posted By nucular
Looks very nice. Is that a custom swing arm? ...

Looks very nice. Is that a custom swing arm? What forks and wheels did you use?
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27,419
Views: 5,094,341
Posted By nucular
Well, if you do - I'll buy your black plastics...

Well, if you do - I'll buy your black plastics off you.


Along those lines - does anyone know if this Amazon Shop page for this Acerbis 4.25 gallon tank has the correct photo? I like the way it...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,890
Posted By nucular
sounds great but yeah, maybe a little tappy. ...

sounds great but yeah, maybe a little tappy. Again, nice find.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,202
Posted By nucular
Lucas?

You could go with an era-appropriate Lucas style brake/tail light from these guys for $15 (scroll down about half way):
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27,419
Views: 5,094,341
Posted By nucular
You're probably right. I'll see if I can't find...

You're probably right. I'll see if I can't find anyone nearby that wants to trade their SMs for dirts plus some cash.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,890
Posted By nucular
I love it. That was my second bike as a kid right...

I love it. That was my second bike as a kid right after the cb200 - well except for the scrambler pipes. Nice find!
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27,419
Views: 5,094,341
Posted By nucular
SM rims

I would like to set my 02 DRZ400S up with Supermoto wheels but so far the cost of the rims has held me back. I have a spare set of dirt wheels so I was considering just buying the warp 9 SM rims and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,450
Posted By nucular
How about the motorcycle superstore outlet in...

How about the motorcycle superstore outlet in Louisville?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,150
Posted By nucular
It's not that the Chinese have no quality...

It's not that the Chinese have no quality control, it's that the quality of the product is matched to whatever the client is willing to spend on it.

Most stuff is crap because everyone cares more...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 24,507
Posted By nucular
Yikes. Just some concern?

Yikes. Just some concern?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,169
Posted By nucular
Does that bike belong to a member here? That is...

Does that bike belong to a member here? That is an awesome conversion.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 24,507
Posted By nucular
It's been a while but I researched the 705s quite...

It's been a while but I researched the 705s quite a bit before I bought a set for my DRZ. It seemed like that issue cropped up quite a bit but only on heavier bikes.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,700
Posted By nucular
My initial thought was 'oh no, not another...

My initial thought was 'oh no, not another muffler from X transplated to bike Y hack' but you did a great job. It sounds surprisingly nice too. The heatshields look a little different being on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27,419
Views: 5,094,341
Posted By nucular
Don' t feel too bad. I did the same thing to...

Don' t feel too bad. I did the same thing to mine. It actually held fine even with the broken tab but I was afraid the needle would jump out at an inopportune time so I got another from ronayers.
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27,419
Views: 5,094,341
Posted By nucular
The SV is a goldwing compared to the dizzer. I...

The SV is a goldwing compared to the dizzer. I have ridden the little SV on some pretty long trips and while I might have felt stiff afterward, it wasn't bad and it wasn't long lasting. The few...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27,419
Views: 5,094,341
Posted By nucular
I use Northeast Fasteners...

I use Northeast Fasteners (http://www.nutsandbolts.com) for any JIS bolts although I'm not sure they are any cheaper than OEM.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By nucular
I have been back a couple weeks now but just to...

I have been back a couple weeks now but just to close the loop - I had a good time up north. A friend of mine came up for a couple days on his BMW 650 and hit some trails with me. His tires weren't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By nucular
Did about 50 miles today - mix off back roads,...

Did about 50 miles today - mix off back roads, trails, and street. I was just getting a feel for the area so I stuck close to paradise and white fish point. The trails and back roads are extremely...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By nucular
I will eat there for sure. My wife's parents...

I will eat there for sure. My wife's parents have a place in paradise so we usually spend a week up there every year. I'm really looking forward to taking the DRZ with me and seeing a different...
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