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Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By The PacRat
B-I-N-G-O I like it.

B-I-N-G-O

I like it.
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By The PacRat
Here is a pic of the container. It has its' own...

Here is a pic of the container. It has its' own secondary roof and one side of it is under my carport roof, so the venting will be done on the side shown in the pic. In addition I have insulation...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By The PacRat
Ideas for venting a Shipping Container

Just looking for ideas on how to bring down the temperature in a shipping container I use for storage. With temps over 100 outside, I would guess that the inside of the box can get to about 120. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,974
Posted By The PacRat
Definitely makes it hard(er) to sell again, and I...

Definitely makes it hard(er) to sell again, and I know you said you weren't worried about that, but when you decide to sell it you will.

Other than that I had a salvage bike or two and there were...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 82,936
Posted By The PacRat
That is pretty cool looking. I am picturing it...

That is pretty cool looking. I am picturing it with a flat cammo-green paint job...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By The PacRat
You can mix ABS shavings with Acetone (roughly...

You can mix ABS shavings with Acetone (roughly 50/50) and it will create a slurry that will bond INTO the old ABS and "weld" it back together. Probably easier than heat welding it. But always good...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By The PacRat
Pretty creative. PLUS if you ever need to give a...

Pretty creative. PLUS if you ever need to give a geezer a ride, all they have to do is hop on!
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,515
Posted By The PacRat
More doo-dads please...:D

More doo-dads please...:D
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,583
Posted By The PacRat
They won't stick to anything other than a good...

They won't stick to anything other than a good flat surface - Flying Eyeball's idea looks good.
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,583
Posted By The PacRat
Been using these for a few years now. They are...

Been using these for a few years now. They are GREAT - I can actually READ them - it's the difference between this and this. If you take the time to clean the sockets with alcohol before you put...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,172
Posted By The PacRat
Adults should have the right to make choices...

Adults should have the right to make choices about how they want to live, unless other people disagree with them.
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By The PacRat
JB Weld... no. If it is ABS plastic,, then...

JB Weld... no.

If it is ABS plastic,, then find something else made of ABS, and create some shavings of ABS. Get an old glass jar andf mix similar amounts of ABS shavings and acetone. Let it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By The PacRat
Fun, solid, comfortable bike. Removing...

Fun, solid, comfortable bike.

Removing various panels every time you have to work on anything S-U-C-K-S.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,614
Posted By The PacRat
Agree with practically anything that says Honda...

Agree with practically anything that says Honda on it, but other Japanese as well.

Get a Honda Reflex Scooter. Highway capable, good MPGs, solid, good storage, cheap ones available, and FUN as...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By The PacRat
Tear Mender is a fabric/leather glue. If you use...

Tear Mender is a fabric/leather glue. If you use it to glue a piece of leather to denim, it isn't coming off.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/nd2QMfq50qA"...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By The PacRat
I suggested leather panels, because I am thinking...

I suggested leather panels, because I am thinking about making some of those myself, with some good quality jeans. I have used Tear Mender glue to line a leather jacket with pieces of denim - the...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By The PacRat
You could use leather panels and glue them in...

You could use leather panels and glue them in with TEAR MENDER - the stuff is awesome.

http://images1.vat19.com/covers/large/tear-mender.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,557
Posted By The PacRat
POPEGATT? ...

POPEGATT?

http://imagecache6.allposters.com/LRG/27/2742/O2RND00Z.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By The PacRat
Went with the one from Marinco. Wired into an...

Went with the one from Marinco. Wired into an Extension Cord on the inside. Cheap, easy, exactly what I needed.

OUTSIDE of shipping container...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,355
Posted By The PacRat
1968 - my buddy let me ride his Honda 50 at age 7...

1968 - my buddy let me ride his Honda 50 at age 7 - was not allowed to leave 1st gear. :lol3 I was hooked
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,944
Posted By The PacRat
It's too bad bikes aren't more "height...

It's too bad bikes aren't more "height adjustable" in general.
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By The PacRat
From passing power through a wall, to the dangers...

From passing power through a wall, to the dangers of a cord with two male ends. Now that is an interesting change-of-topic. :lol3

Gawd bless the internet...

HEY LOOK A SQUIRREL!
...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By The PacRat
This looks like a good solution. All I have to...

This looks like a good solution. All I have to do is mount it through a hole and wire the end of an extension cord right into it. It's Marine rated.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By The PacRat
Ahhh - here we go ...

Ahhh - here we go

http://www.gordonelectricsupply.com/tsimages/LEVMFCC00005_H13_TN_02.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By The PacRat
I guess something like this could work? ...

I guess something like this could work?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/20-Amp-Power-Inlet-White-200BBIW-RV-/231061830873?pt=Motors_RV_Trailer_Camper_Parts_Accessories&hash=item35cc5bbcd9&vxp=mtr
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By The PacRat
Through-wall Electrical Inlet to Outlet - ?

I have a shipping container and I want to mount a box that will allow me to plug in an extension cord to the outside of the box (Male side) and run power through the wall so I can plug a cord into...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,158
Posted By The PacRat
Hmmm.... Maybe I should just coat the damn...

Hmmm....

Maybe I should just coat the damn thing in oil spots and have the animals take a few random craps. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,158
Posted By The PacRat
I thought about that and it is still on the list,...

I thought about that and it is still on the list, but I was really hoping for more of a sealer than a "paint". The grit might make it uncomfortable for working on the vehicles (?).
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,158
Posted By The PacRat
Advice on protecting a new Concrete Slab

Just poured a new concrete Slab for a Carport / Work Area, and I was wondering if there is anything I can use to seal it so that oil drips, etc are easier to clean up?

I don't want anything...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By The PacRat
Duluth "buck naked" underwear? Better sew up the...

Duluth "buck naked" underwear? Better sew up the wiener hole - the fuckers NEVER stay closed. Hated 'em. :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By The PacRat
I am 6'3" and the Nomad is very comfortable for...

I am 6'3" and the Nomad is very comfortable for me. Other Cruisers made me feel like you described, but not this one.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By The PacRat
Don't know about the DL but my Nomad is a friggin...

Don't know about the DL but my Nomad is a friggin Cadillac. Never knew how comfortable a Cruiser could be, but it really is. And it IS a big heavy pig, which really only matters when you are trying...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 94,154
Posted By The PacRat
Was trying to be helpful, not wad your panties. ...

Was trying to be helpful, not wad your panties. You are welcome. Save the ABS recipe for later... :1drink
Forum: Battle scooters 11-26-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,189
Posted By The PacRat
I love my Bell 500 - and of course, a retro...

I love my Bell 500 - and of course, a retro bubble-style face guard to go with it...

http://images2.revzilla.com/product_images/0049/3463/bell_helmets3_snap_bubble_shield_detail.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,311
Posted By The PacRat
Well stated

Well stated
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 94,154
Posted By The PacRat
JB Weld will fail. The ABS slurry will actually...

JB Weld will fail. The ABS slurry will actually weld the crack. You can also use ABS shavings + Acetone. Back it with a piece of fiberglass mesh tape in between layers of slurry and the bond will...
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By The PacRat
Is it ABS? If so, take some ABS shavings and...

Is it ABS?

If so, take some ABS shavings and put them in a jar with similar amounts of acetone until they form a slurry. Use that as glue and it will "weld" the pieces back into one piece. I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,318
Posted By The PacRat
Why not try selling it yourself first? Trade in...

Why not try selling it yourself first? Trade in is always a joke compared to that you might sell it for.
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,069
Posted By The PacRat
You think SA is fun, drive up 35 to Austin at...

You think SA is fun, drive up 35 to Austin at 6:00pm on a Friday. Then try to pry your testicles back out once your ride is over. I did that on a Honda Reflex once - never again.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 147,388
Posted By The PacRat
Honda CB700SC - wanted one for a long time. ...

Honda CB700SC - wanted one for a long time. Found one for a great price. HATED the way it handled and got rid of it ASAP.. Too bad, they are beautiful...
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