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Forum: Hacks 03-26-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By ivantheterrible
I got a Ural a couple of months ago (thank you...

I got a Ural a couple of months ago (thank you Claude and Jay for all the time you spent talking to me about hacking my K75, that still is in the works)

I can't go anywhere with my 9 yr old son...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,666
Posted By ivantheterrible
sweet bikes! you could improve them with a little...

sweet bikes! you could improve them with a little sawz-all work and a liberal helping of flat black paint. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,310
Posted By ivantheterrible
My k75 is very top heavy. Some dispute this and...

My k75 is very top heavy. Some dispute this and say it carries it's weight low. I find it to be the most tippy bike I've ever owned, and I'm just now beginning to feel comfortable rolling it around....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,310
Posted By ivantheterrible
When I was shopping for my K last summer, asking...

When I was shopping for my K last summer, asking about the splines was the first question. I never had anyone tell me they'd been done, who couldn't provide the records. Most folks just said they'd...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By ivantheterrible
I like it. I understand the desire to screw with...

I like it. I understand the desire to screw with the aesthetics of a bike. Good on you for having the sense not to do it to a classic.
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
Thanks for that Dave. I wasn't cool with it...

Thanks for that Dave. I wasn't cool with it myself, but I was unsure of how to address it without getting the thread punted to CS&M.

Anyway, i finally got the plans back and I might have an update...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,310
Posted By ivantheterrible
i got one last fall with the intention of hooking...

i got one last fall with the intention of hooking a sidecar to it. I got a Ural sidecar rig, so I won't be hooking a sidecar to it. I need to sell it, but I don't want to. I enjoy riding as much as...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
got it, thanks!

got it, thanks!
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
how is that one different from the demo hammer?...

how is that one different from the demo hammer? Demo hammer goes up and down/back and forth, i thought those go round and round and back and forth? how would that work with a shovel bit?
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
Thanks to everyone. I didn't know what to expect...

Thanks to everyone. I didn't know what to expect when I started this thread. I'll keep updating it as I have new info.

Or I'll just hire soldier311 and company to do the work and they can update...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
Thanks cogswell, and everyone else. I...

Thanks cogswell, and everyone else.

I crawled up under the house and helped him measure, and kicked it around with him, so the numbers I'm throwing out - 28 footers, ect. - are just numbers that...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
I want to put the footers in because I was told...

I want to put the footers in because I was told by a home inspector that my house's foundation is insufficient. I don't know much about it, but anyone who looked at it would agree. It's a mess.

I...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
that's nicer then my living space!

that's nicer then my living space!
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
I found a 20hrs used (according to the seller, it...

I found a 20hrs used (according to the seller, it looks clean) bosch demo hammer with spade bit (and other bits) on CL for $500. seems like a goodish deal to me. Might see if he'd take $400. I'm...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
yeah, I'm sure I'm not very articulate when it...

yeah, I'm sure I'm not very articulate when it comes to all this. The ground on the inside, around the skirt, is sunken in. The dirt will be added to bring it up to level.

i'm afraid this is just...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
I will not be removing the diggings, but...

I will not be removing the diggings, but mounting/ spreading around and raising the grade on the inside of the crawl space around the skirt.

I hope I'm using the correct terminology!
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
Makes sense. I wouldn't have thought frost heave...

Makes sense. I wouldn't have thought frost heave was much of an issue here. 'Specally under my house. But I really know Jack about it. I'm just a simple hole digger!
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
All good questions, to which I have no answer!...

All good questions, to which I have no answer! Seriously, I'll ask the person who's doing the plans. As I've said, he has experience with this, and I trust his knowledge, but I'll certainly bring it...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
I don't have an engineer, but I do have a very...

I don't have an engineer, but I do have a very experienced friend/neighbor over seeing the project. An engineer will approve the drawings.

I won't be doing anymore dirt removal then necessary.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
the demo hammer seems promising.

the demo hammer seems promising.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
Good suggestion on the sled, soldier. I also...

Good suggestion on the sled, soldier. I also spent the day dragging my kid around on one.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
it isn't on the outside perimeter. on inside.

it isn't on the outside perimeter. on inside.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
the guy I'm working with does it for a living....

the guy I'm working with does it for a living. Restore's old houses that is. He's over seeing the project, and I'm putting in the sweat equity. We'll see how it goes. i appreciate the feed back, and...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
I figure I'll mark everything out and get...

I figure I'll mark everything out and get started. I'll time the first couple of holes. if it's not too bad, I'll continue. 10 holes a week shouldn't be too bad.
but again, I'm not opposed to...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
No it's not a renovation. It's my old 1920's...

No it's not a renovation. It's my old 1920's house. i've put off doing any proper foundation work for the 15 years I've lived here. It's now or never.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
Seriously, where does one go to hire day workers?...

Seriously, where does one go to hire day workers? CL?
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
now that I think of it, i think it's 12'' down....

now that I think of it, i think it's 12'' down. That's what the permit says it should be. i'm not opposed to hiring some help, but I've always done my own work and I have no idea how to find someone...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,698
Posted By ivantheterrible
crawlspace footers

I've got to dig 28 24x24'' 10'' deep footers under my house. The Crawlspace is about 4' at the highest and about 2' at it's lowest. Besides finding the best trenching shovel I can, anyone know of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By ivantheterrible
thanks dirty south, and everyone else, that's...

thanks dirty south, and everyone else, that's what I thought. just wanted some additional confirmation.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By ivantheterrible
if i'm reading that correct, I don't need to get...

if i'm reading that correct, I don't need to get it Notarized.

I know it seems easy enough to just play it safe and get it Notarized, but i've found that finding a notary on a Saturday can be a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By ivantheterrible
If it comes to that. I was hoping to not sit on...

If it comes to that. I was hoping to not sit on hold and fuss with those folks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By ivantheterrible
NC title question

I'm purchasing a Bike from Georgia this weekend. They don't require a Notary stamp (I think, correct me if I'm wrong) NC requires a Notary stamp. Will i need the stamp in this instance, or not?...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,962
Posted By ivantheterrible
I found this. ...

I found this.

http://sovietsteeds.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=5305&view=previous

Hope that is helpful
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 138,180
Posted By ivantheterrible
Forgot to mention last night, there's a discount...

Forgot to mention last night, there's a discount for on that sidecar for Adv-riders.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 138,180
Posted By ivantheterrible
yeah, that was me looking. Right at the threshold...

yeah, that was me looking. Right at the threshold of putting my hack together I decided that I'd rather start with a complete Ural rig. A inmate is offering his up for consideration, but, like i...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 138,180
Posted By ivantheterrible
Ural sidecar

hey,
I got this sidecar this past summer planning to put a rig together, but a complete Ural rig has become available. i'd like to pick that rig up, but I need to sell my sidecar before i do. i can...
Forum: Hacks 12-04-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By ivantheterrible
Just passed on a 1998 Ural Deco, hasn't run in 10...

Just passed on a 1998 Ural Deco, hasn't run in 10 years, but looked great and the guy was only asking $1000. I guess I'm officially not tempted buy the 650's!
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By ivantheterrible
yeah, I guess I'm asking questions to answers I...

yeah, I guess I'm asking questions to answers I already know.

Thanks for the input.
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By ivantheterrible
I'm really not into going fast, but having to...

I'm really not into going fast, but having to pull over often to let a line of impatient/pissed off drives pass would get old fast.

I do think the newer 750 Urals would be fast enough, from what...
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By ivantheterrible
a few questions, if you don't mind, what do...

a few questions, if you don't mind,

what do you think is the top price, if you think $3500 is too high?

do you think 45 is about where it's best to ride? what's the top speed on yours?

Why...
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