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Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 140,666
Posted By small_e_900
It doesn't work very well as a map holder if...

It doesn't work very well as a map holder if you're trying to get to Manahawkin. :D
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,398
Posted By small_e_900
I've seen those cheap Chinese multimeters not...

I've seen those cheap Chinese multimeters not register 60VDC that my Fluke meter registered.

Sometimes it's not worth the risk to cheap-out on your tools. I use meters every day. I'm not using a...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,341
Posted By small_e_900
That seat is an aftermarket one. This is what...

That seat is an aftermarket one.
This is what the seat looked like.
There was a low seat option too.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/sportyad02.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,341
Posted By small_e_900
My favorite bike in all the world. I've...

My favorite bike in all the world.

I've owned a '71 Sporty for about 35 years.

Does your '73 have 6 point head blots or 12 point?

The earlier 6 point ones can only be safely overbored .030",...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By small_e_900
I have This one...

I have This one (https://www.ryobitools.com/power-tools/products/details/319).

$20 at Home Depot or $38 on Amazon if you want to spend more.

I mostly use it to measure the heat output of the...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 54,564
Posted By small_e_900
I just bought a Leatherman Wave as a Christmas...

I just bought a Leatherman Wave as a Christmas gift for my daughter, the theater set designer/builder.
I don't think she wears a belt all the time so I also got her a clip so she can carry it in her...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,711
Posted By small_e_900
It's a heated garage. Move the water line into...

It's a heated garage.
Move the water line into the heated space and never worry again.
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,607
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 362,513
Posted By small_e_900
Keep a few bucks in your phone case. ...

Keep a few bucks in your phone case.


http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/00312F98-066E-4170-80AE-DB51544DF0BA_zpsuat1ufwy.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 454,232
Posted By small_e_900
You could pop out the sparkplug, stuff a bunch of...

You could pop out the sparkplug, stuff a bunch of paracord in the plughole and bring the piston up to TDC.
No worries of having the valve slip down as there will be no where for it to go.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,315
Posted By small_e_900
About a decade ago, I was in Maryland for a few...

About a decade ago, I was in Maryland for a few weeks of work related training.

Weekends with no "homework" and no kids = Camping weekends. Yeah!!

One monday morning I awoke to a lot of rain....
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 677,432
Posted By small_e_900
Are you in an urban or a suburban setting? Are...

Are you in an urban or a suburban setting?
Are you looking to add more adult learners or more children? Both?

Maybe making a grill or smoker for the adult classes. Especially if found or scrap...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,607
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 362,513
Posted By small_e_900
...or fry bacon.

...or fry bacon.
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,514
Posted By small_e_900
As a maintenance mechanic who has been frustrated...

As a maintenance mechanic who has been frustrated for ages by machinery with a mix of metric and SAE hardware, I will use this often.

Thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,594
Posted By small_e_900
After some knucklehead said to me, "Sorry man, I...

After some knucklehead said to me, "Sorry man, I didn't see ya" when I had 170 watts of foward lighting, I figured that the bike color wouldn't have made a bit of difference.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,210
Posted By small_e_900
Thats the most dirt UNfriendly motorcycle I ever...

Thats the most dirt UNfriendly motorcycle I ever parked my ass on. :eek1
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,017
Posted By small_e_900
I keep a pair of these Neos...

I keep a pair of these Neos (https://www.overshoe.com/Pages/Product.aspx?category=Non-Insulated&cat=HLS-OVERSHOE&pid=VIS1) overboots on the bike.
They fit over my workboots easily and they pack,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,842
Posted By small_e_900
I've been there many times. Great museum. If...

I've been there many times.
Great museum.
If you're riding a bike that's 25 years old, instead of turning left into the car park, continue foward and put your bike in the show.
It'll save you the...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,893
Posted By small_e_900
The way of the road boys, the way of the road.

The way of the road boys, the way of the road.
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 677,432
Posted By small_e_900
I've only done TIG brazing a few times on brass...

I've only done TIG brazing a few times on brass and I used AC.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-01-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By small_e_900
About 15 years ago, my niece and her husband were...

About 15 years ago, my niece and her husband were here for a visit.

One afternoon, Doug asked me if I still had that old Sportster.
I said, "Sure do, it's out in the garage" and headed out to...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 454,232
Posted By small_e_900
I used to take them out in pieces. Mr....

I used to take them out in pieces.
Mr. Sledgehammer helped me.
Would get $3 at the screp yard.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,824
Posted By small_e_900
Just a couple of these ...

Just a couple of these

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/volvo3.jpg (http://s202.photobucket.com/user/small_e_900/media/volvo3.jpg.html)

and one of these
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,112
Posted By small_e_900
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_9...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/mirror_zpsb35c4245.jpg (http://s202.photobucket.com/user/small_e_900/media/mirror_zpsb35c4245.jpg.html)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,296
Posted By small_e_900
It seems that every time I've ridden in Oklahoma,...

It seems that every time I've ridden in Oklahoma, I've ridden into some small town that was putting on a parade.
I love a parade.
They sure know how to throw a parade in Oklahoma.

When camping,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By small_e_900
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_9...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/sporty71.jpg (http://s202.photobucket.com/user/small_e_900/media/sporty71.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,418
Posted By small_e_900
Find the leaks (there will be more than one) and...

Find the leaks (there will be more than one) and fix 'em.

Any of the electronic ignitions will be better than points. Just be certain to get one that works on kick-only bikes. Most of them won't...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 38,963
Posted By small_e_900
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,693
Posted By small_e_900
Buy a few of these cots...

Buy a few of these cots (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22173347&postcount=45) for $30/ea.
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,905
Posted By small_e_900
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_9...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/43c2e5ab.jpg (http://s202.photobucket.com/user/small_e_900/media/43c2e5ab.jpg.html)
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,837
Posted By small_e_900
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 785,826
Posted By small_e_900
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_9...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/sis34_zpsceb6aa55.jpg (http://s202.photobucket.com/user/small_e_900/media/sis34_zpsceb6aa55.jpg.html)
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7,301
Views: 2,988,321
Posted By small_e_900
Unnecessary now that I modified the poles. ...

Unnecessary now that I modified the poles.

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa206/small_e_900/B4395F21-BA30-4823-9EB9-840A2548B79B-3704-00001167C7E0B7C7_zps3fac4c45.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By small_e_900
I keep a pair of NEOS Overshoes...

I keep a pair of NEOS Overshoes (http://www.overshoe.com/Pages/Product.aspx?category=Non-Insulated&cat=HLS-OVERSHOE&pid=VIS1) in one of the side bags.
They work very well and aren't so big that they...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7,301
Views: 2,988,321
Posted By small_e_900
I used to do that. I used a piece of 2" PVC...

I used to do that.
I used a piece of 2" PVC with an end cap on one side and a female adapter and clean out plug on the other.
I mounted it crosswise on the rack behind the seat on my Concours.
...
Forum: Hacks 02-02-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,573
Posted By small_e_900
Signature line material right there. :lol3

Signature line material right there. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,646
Posted By small_e_900
There is a line between common sense and...

There is a line between common sense and "over-safety-fication" of industry that OSHA has crossed a long time ago.

I think that over-regulation, and OSHA in particular, is one of the leading...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,646
Posted By small_e_900
Some days I would be willing to trade employeers.

Some days I would be willing to trade employeers.
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,646
Posted By small_e_900
Flash rated coveralls, goggles, full face...

Flash rated coveralls, goggles, full face shield/hardhat, ear plugs, rubber gloves and glove liners, You know where to put the cork.

Test-check-test with a meter that must have a digital readout....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,660
Posted By small_e_900
PBA card and you got two tickets? Those...

PBA card and you got two tickets?

Those things used to be good for one free murder.

Times have changed.
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,568
Posted By small_e_900
One time a chunk of metal was in my eye for a few...

One time a chunk of metal was in my eye for a few days.

At the time, I was working as a carpenter and was used to getting the occasional bit of sawdust in my eye. If it was there all day, during...
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