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Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,961
Posted By Rottweiler
If you're ever up here in the N. Central part,...

If you're ever up here in the N. Central part, give me a shout. I can certainly offer you a tent spot.
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,961
Posted By Rottweiler
Thanks. My Mrs. is the biggest Rott fan. I like...

Thanks. My Mrs. is the biggest Rott fan. I like most any big dog. Speaking of LSU, you wouldn't hate me if I said "Woo Pig Sooie" would you? :wink:

Hey, I just received my first ever bottle of...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,961
Posted By Rottweiler
Wicked Dirty, I know the mods have a job to do (bless...

Dirty,
I know the mods have a job to do (bless their hearts) but I'd like to say that the specific information and advice you give here is extremely valuable for some of us knuckleheads that need...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,961
Posted By Rottweiler
Thumb This sounds like the ticket. Is there a...

This sounds like the ticket. Is there a particular product number (bottle or stick) I should look for? Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,961
Posted By Rottweiler
Wink Anti-seize

Hey dirty,

This is a farm question, not a m/c question. Apologies galore.

Here on the farm we put some big nut on a similarly sized bolt, torque it down until the veins pop out, and go back to...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Very nice. How did you do the floor?

Very nice. How did you do the floor?
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,960
Posted By Rottweiler
After spending a good part of the afternoon...

After spending a good part of the afternoon looking at compressors, it seems like my $300 price point is an anti-sweet-spot. There's plenty of small, light, cheap stuff available for <$200 and plenty...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,960
Posted By Rottweiler
My plan was to install a valve right at the...

My plan was to install a valve right at the outlet and just close that every time I walk away from it. Hopefully it is a lot less likely to spring a serious leak within the compressor itself. The...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,960
Posted By Rottweiler
Thanks for the advice, keep it coming please....

Thanks for the advice, keep it coming please. Looking at craigslist and Lowes (Kobalt). Never knew there were so many brands I've never heard of.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,960
Posted By Rottweiler
Budget air compressor for the shop?

I'm poor as a church mouse right now but need an air compressor for use around the shop and farm. I'm thinking...

- 115VAC since I don't have a 220 outlet available
- enough flow/pressure to run...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Thanks for the info. I need prolly 100' or more...

Thanks for the info. I need prolly 100' or more on when I have to run the hose outside to service a tractor or other oversize piece of equipment. So I guess I'll just have to keep an extension hose...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Was wondering about the brand & size of that air...

Was wondering about the brand & size of that air hose reel. I've been looking at some and would like to get a good one with will hold a long reach of hose.
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,190
Posted By Rottweiler
I have an equally bad habit of using the...

I have an equally bad habit of using the sidestand to kill the engine. Leads to the same sorts of problems.
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
While you're at it ... how are they ever going to...

While you're at it ... how are they ever going to screed (level) the wet concrete with all those braces poking above the height of the form?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,035
Posted By Rottweiler
Art of Manliness

This is pretty basic, but good.

http://artofmanliness.com/2011/06/02/learning-to-ride-your-first-motorcycle/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,035
Posted By Rottweiler
I submit this is one of those "rules" that sounds...

I submit this is one of those "rules" that sounds good but is impossible to implement in the real world.

Here on the twisty roads of N. Arkansas if I never rode faster than I could see to stop,...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,961
Posted By Rottweiler
This is worth a try, tho the spring is fairly...

This is worth a try, tho the spring is fairly stiff already and I wonder if more will help much.

It's just a screw with a ring/washer and spring. From the parts book it is #32, 33, 34 below. It's...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,961
Posted By Rottweiler
Question Carb idle screw

Can anyone recommend a product for use on a carb idle screw?

The Mikuni carb on my Polaris ATV has an idle set screw that is rather loose. I've lost one already. What would work in an application...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,371
Views: 595,986
Posted By Rottweiler
Google is your friend. ...

Google is your friend.

https://www.alcoa.com/mill_products/europe/alumec/en/home.asp
http://www.uddeholm.com/files/PB_alumec_english.pdf...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,371
Views: 595,986
Posted By Rottweiler
The voltages 220V, 230V, 240V are used pretty...

The voltages 220V, 230V, 240V are used pretty much interchangeably - they all refer to the same thing. If the plug fits the outlet you're good to go as long as the specified current draw for the...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
It definitely looks like a bike lift. In any...

It definitely looks like a bike lift. In any event I wouldn't crawl under it and work on anything. It is not at all wide enough to be stable.

I wonder if he actually has any tools in that "garage"...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,190
Posted By Rottweiler
Yeah, a couple of hours later it began to hurt...

Yeah, a couple of hours later it began to hurt like the Devils' own. Cut, burn, and stitches all in one tidy package among lots of nerve endings.
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Some of you guys are so clean and organized ......

Some of you guys are so clean and organized ... it makes the rest of us look bad.:lol3

Keep up the good work.
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,190
Posted By Rottweiler
Bluhduh Detach battery cable first

When doing some rather extensive work under the engine cowling of your beloved P-35 Bonanza, detach the battery cables first. No, really.

Or else, the really long handles of those safety wire...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-04-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,504
Posted By Rottweiler
According to the article it's $170. Not bad. But...

According to the article it's $170. Not bad. But the money is all in the annual subscription of $100+. On top of your cell phone with data plan.
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 104,262
Posted By Rottweiler
Ditto for the Corbin seat on my Strom. A concrete...

Ditto for the Corbin seat on my Strom. A concrete block would be more comfortable.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,814
Posted By Rottweiler
Could you elaborate on that a bit? Thanks.

Could you elaborate on that a bit? Thanks.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,814
Posted By Rottweiler
IMHO, the brakes on the Reflex are on par with...

IMHO, the brakes on the Reflex are on par with any big bike.
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Wow! Me like.

Wow! Me like.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,035
Posted By Rottweiler
One slight modification would be to note that...

One slight modification would be to note that this is "rural interstates". The urban interstates are a combat zone full of well-armed crazies. IMHO.
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Nice setup! What kind of lift is that?

Nice setup! What kind of lift is that?
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Hear! Hear! Those "creative messes" are sometimes...

Hear! Hear! Those "creative messes" are sometimes the most inspiring. So not only are we all great adventure riders, we're also great adventure ... uh ... garagers. :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 112,070
Posted By Rottweiler
"Need" is irrelevant. I never "need" to carry a...

"Need" is irrelevant. I never "need" to carry a gun. I do so because I want to or think it is wise to do so.

You're being silly! The purpose of carrying a gun is not so you can shoot the farmer...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
I'd lke to know more. Can you share where you got...

I'd lke to know more. Can you share where you got it and the cost? Pics of the whole process from delivery thru move-in would be excellent!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,035
Posted By Rottweiler
And this proves what, exactly? Do you...

And this proves what, exactly?

Do you really, truly want to claim that you'd be long ago dead if you didn't irritate every cage driver you meet?

If your riding is THAT dangerous, why do you do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 112,070
Posted By Rottweiler
I gotta agree. Arkansas rest areas can be quite...

I gotta agree. Arkansas rest areas can be quite scary places esp late at night. I've had a couple of "incidents" there (like a guy following my wife into the women's restroom). Don't know about other...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-15-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,504
Posted By Rottweiler
This is good to know, thanks. Appears Gog...

This is good to know, thanks.

Appears Gog Lat is also available for Android phones. Not sure about iPhone.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,035
Posted By Rottweiler
Not meaning to cast stones or anything, but the...

Not meaning to cast stones or anything, but the title of this thread is 'Most Important Things to Know For a Motorcycling n00b'. Rather than, say, 'advanced track techniques for the semi-pro'.
...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
This is a good thread. Keep the pics coming. Lots...

This is a good thread. Keep the pics coming. Lots of great ideas.

Just wish I had something worthy to post. :cry
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,247
Posted By Rottweiler
Thanks. I'm no stranger to farm stores. (We run a...

Thanks. I'm no stranger to farm stores. (We run a commercial cow-calf operation.) Do you perchance remember what product you used? I'm a bit over cautious about which poisons I spread around living...
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