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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
I grew up 5 minutes from that gas station that...

I grew up 5 minutes from that gas station that you met at. There's certainly a lot of great "secret" roads in that area! Cops can be a bit intense...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,882
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Define "good amount." :lol3 I can run a...

Define "good amount." :lol3

I can run a commercial-sized sewer jet. I've pulled out a root ball that weighed more than I do. I've replaced a fair amount of bad sewer line, or sewer line that...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,882
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
I watched the video... I've seen lines WAY...

I watched the video...

I've seen lines WAY worse than that that are functioning relatively fine. The worst part I saw was the one offset joint (the one further in). The less dramatic offset...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,268
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
They're not for sale in CA or VT because the...

They're not for sale in CA or VT because the brass used isn't 100% lead free. More and more states are moving to this (maybe even nationwide?) I know NH is going lead free next year, and the...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,882
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
I also work for a water/sewer department. To be...

I also work for a water/sewer department. To be honest, this thread is the first I've ever read of cities taking care of laterals at all. Everything around here is the exact opposite. We take care...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,323
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
A local waste company takes a dump truck load of...

A local waste company takes a dump truck load of stumps for $100. He runs them through a shredder and sells the chips. Knowing what I know about shredders, that $100 barely covers operation and...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
You need to check your local plumbing code to see...

You need to check your local plumbing code to see what kind of line should be run from the main into your house. Though I'm no plumber, I do work in water and sewer infrastructure. In the area I...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,441
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
+1 Reasonable, fast, looks like they took...

+1
Reasonable, fast, looks like they took extreme measure to keep the bike safely secured.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,101
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Hmmmm- I'm not exactly what you mean in your...

Hmmmm- I'm not exactly what you mean in your first question.

I was running the machine on Saturday, and crawled back about 10 feet. One of the tracks hesitated like it hit a big rock or got...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,101
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Any heavy equipment mechanics near Lebanon, NH?

Sorry this isn't bike related.

I've got a John Deere 490E excavator with a bad track adjuster. I'm not sure if it just needs a new seal or if I need a new assembly. My big concern is pulling the...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,185
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
We bought an MK paver saw. The model number 1080...

We bought an MK paver saw. The model number 1080 stands out in my head, but I could be off. I think it was 1.5 horsepower and yes it was wet. We also bought a stand for it, which was worth every...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,185
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
OK- I came up with these two pictures. First...

OK-
I came up with these two pictures. First one just shows how we detailed our corners. You'll see that we did a border in the grey, and all the circle kits were grey as well. In the corners we...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,185
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Yes, the particular company we bought the pavers...

Yes, the particular company we bought the pavers from sell them as "circle kits." They're not that hard to put together- the trick is not to look too close as you're building it- the gaps aren't...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,185
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
I did one a few years ago for my parents- Let me...

I did one a few years ago for my parents- Let me try to pull up some pictures...

So far only found this one showing a circle kit going together:
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,509
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
I sold Honda CARS years ago. There can be...

I sold Honda CARS years ago.

There can be dealer spiffs. This is when the management decides to offer a little bonus on top of commission for whatever reason. Sell 3 on a Saturday get an extra...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,758
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Let's see those fiber optics!

Let's see those fiber optics!
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,758
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
That's really awesome! Can't wait to do my own! ...

That's really awesome! Can't wait to do my own!

Where did you get the aggregate? (I found a place that sells glow in the dark aggregate)
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,758
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
I'm doing concrete countertops no matter how...

I'm doing concrete countertops no matter how yours turns out!:lol3

I bet if you're happy with your results that you may want to do them in your bathrooms!
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,758
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Hey Skinner- Cool idea! My wife and I are...

Hey Skinner- Cool idea!

My wife and I are wanting to do concrete countertops in our new house too.

I've got two books by Fu-tung Cheng on the subject- well worth the money if you're serious. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,495
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
nice stuff! thanks for sharing!

nice stuff! thanks for sharing!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-01-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,820
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
:cry

:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Yeah I was pretty meticulous about really getting...

Yeah I was pretty meticulous about really getting down in there.

I really appreciate your help on this one- I'm thinking about taking them apart again to fuss with the gears. They can't get any...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
They're both part-way frozen- they'll go about...

They're both part-way frozen- they'll go about half way, but they will not go all the way in. Gears looked fine from what I could see. I wish they were still under warranty!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Well- I took them both apart today, cleaned them...

Well- I took them both apart today, cleaned them (there really wasn't much dirt in them) and they still don't work. Oh well...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
I bought the bike new in '06 and my one regret to...

I bought the bike new in '06 and my one regret to date is getting the vario cases. They've never worked great- both the vario mechanism and the locking mechanism... In theory they're great... but......
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Thanks! My searches didn't include the term...

Thanks!

My searches didn't include the term "cleaning" which is probably why I couldn't find that.

I'll try that and see how it works out...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By adam_c_eckhardt
Vario Case Trouble

I'm having issues with my Vario Cases and was hoping that someone might have some wisdom to share! I tried a few searches and came up with nothing, so here goes:

Last time I used the cases I had...
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