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Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,141
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: 2,141
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: 1,447
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: 53,999
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: 1,659
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: 1,501
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 347,451
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: 1,185
Views: 443,630
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: 8,000
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: 4,759
Views: 662,595
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: 1,501
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 347,451
Posted By small_e_900
...or fry bacon.

...or fry bacon.
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,364
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: 14,028
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: 9,983
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: 1,976
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: 1,809
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: 4,750
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: 4,759
Views: 662,595
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: 1,402
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: 1,185
Views: 443,630
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: 14,499
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: 5,004
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: 2,227
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: 1,205
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: 20,230
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: 38,656
Posted By small_e_900
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,487
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: 3,801
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: 7,759
Posted By small_e_900
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 758,521
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: 7,162
Views: 2,920,345
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: 1,145
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: 7,162
Views: 2,920,345
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: 22,091
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: 4,518
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: 4,518
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: 4,518
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: 6,534
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: 2,476
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...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,476
Posted By small_e_900
It's likely that the Doc will use a scalpel blade...

It's likely that the Doc will use a scalpel blade to pop the offending bit out.

It's happened to me three times and every time, I was wearing appropriate eye protection.
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,155
Posted By small_e_900
Not all Red Wings are made in China. I check...

Not all Red Wings are made in China.
I check the label before I buy.
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