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Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,969
Posted By EduardoMas
Always learning and upgrading. Hodakaguy’s...

Always learning and upgrading. Hodakaguy’s sleeping pad type is in my shopping list. (currently Gig Agness) thanks! All BAs leak but lived with it due to pack size.

On the coffee front I mix...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 959,697
Posted By EduardoMas
I think they do not, but you can ask them...

I think they do not, but you can ask them directly, contact info pasted below.
And yes, McMaster is awesome!

E-Mail
atl.sales@mcmaster.com
Sales and Customer Service
(404) 346-7000
(404)...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,786
Posted By EduardoMas
Jousting anyone?

Jousting anyone?
Forum: Canada 06-20-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,559
Posted By EduardoMas
Just packed everything on the bike, putting in a...

Just packed everything on the bike, putting in a few hours of work to make up for tomorrow since sleep eludes me.
In 24 hours we’ll be reving up in the lineup.

See you at the start!

Cheers!
Forum: Canada 06-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Thanks for the bumps. The willingness to open the...

Thanks for the bumps. The willingness to open the post to see if you can help is really well appreciated.

To keep the posting short, sweet and relevant to those who live around the GTA (Greater...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By EduardoMas
Bump. Just looking for space for a duffle...

Bump.

Just looking for space for a duffle bag and a set of wheels.
I'll ride to the start and back from Dacre.
The set of wheels have agressive knobs that would be toast after many paved miles....
Forum: Canada 06-16-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By EduardoMas
Looking for a ride to the DACRE, or just space for gear.

Looking for space for a Honda XR650R from the GTA. I will gladly share expenses.
Or, if you can carry a duffle bag, a set of wheels and a twofour I'll just ride there and back.

Please PM or...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 959,697
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Folding saw

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/248044038/folding-bow-saw-unfold-and-cut-in-seconds-boreal21
...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,559
Posted By EduardoMas
Talking GTA to the Dacre. Looking for a Trailer Spot or just Space for gear.

Looking for space for a Honda XR650. I will gladly share expenses.
Or, if you can carry my duffle bag and a set of wheels I can just ride there.

Please PM or email if you can help.

Masionis ...
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By EduardoMas
There is a welder conveniently located just...

There is a welder conveniently located just beside the Metal Supermarket at Don Mills.

http://metalsupermarkets.com/don-mills/

Sorry I don’t have the welder’s info at hand. You should check his...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,452
Views: 231,260
Posted By EduardoMas
Battery mount inside airbox, PN?

Local regs, state I must have blinkers licence light and horn for a street plate. My 300 is AC only and don't want to touch the stock wiring.
I made an easily removable kit but the battery placement...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,452
Views: 231,260
Posted By EduardoMas
Question 3 bosses in Airbox

In my 2005 KTM300 there are three bosses (three nubs with holes for self tapping screws) in the air box. They are part of the rear wheel cover part.
Is there a component that mounts there perhaps...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,559
Posted By EduardoMas
Yes, it was Chris! He rocks on the HP2. Yes...

Yes, it was Chris! He rocks on the HP2.

Yes also on bringing what you got for the ride :thumb. I had a ton of fun riding a KLR through Ontario Trail Rides technical stuff. It was awesome, the...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,559
Posted By EduardoMas
I agree. The GS1200 would be a challenge in many...

I agree. The GS1200 would be a challenge in many sections. Blocking single track can be awkward. If Dacre was an expedition ride then why not, but on a day ride I think it will add hours to the pace...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,559
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Duty Tube

Mousses and/or Tubliss systems are exciting.

For toughness, reliability and ease of repair I favor the Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Duty Tube. Many of us use them but don’t discuss them. :deal
...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,797
Posted By EduardoMas
Here is a bargain price. I do not have the box...

Here is a bargain price. I do not have the box above so cannot vouch(sp?) for it.

http://www.homedepot.ca/product/aluminum-tool-tower-tool-box-19-inch-x-8-inch/997081

Like anything premade and...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 959,697
Posted By EduardoMas
I made one by soldering a schrader core to the...

I made one by soldering a schrader core to the end of a clutch cable and have used it for 5 years. The clutch cable is too stiff and gets in the way of screwing the core. The chain idea is better but...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Fresh helmet treatment?

I had three helmets to date with excellent to average freshness

The first was an Arai Signet bought in about 2002 shipped from “The Helmet Shop”.
It had a pleasant smell from the start and even...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By EduardoMas
Insuring the bike with my insuco (only need a...

Insuring the bike with my insuco (only need a VIN) and borrowing the plate from the seller to ride it home makes sense to me, and hopefully to the seller as well.

Thanks again for the collected...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By EduardoMas
Question “Fly and Ride” when buying a bike out of town.

When you buy a bike in another state (or anywhere several hours from home) and fly there to ride it home:

Who insures the bike and what licence plate do you use for the ride home?

Prethanks,
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22,166
Views: 2,681,386
Posted By EduardoMas
Pressurize the "downtube" with a compressor...

Pressurize the "downtube" with a compressor (shoprag + airgun) so, as the drill breaks through it blows chips out.
Once you are tapping, back off the tap say 1/3 turn for every 1/2 turn forward to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks for the advice psychohawk. We walked...

Thanks for the advice psychohawk.

We walked in from the border, found the decent areas and the fun ones. The place is just like like many others cities (or big pueblos) in Mejico.
Good people,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By EduardoMas
Been there before. As you said, it behooves us to...

Been there before. As you said, it behooves us to keep our wits about ourselves, much like in many other interesting places... hence the gathering of intel from the Collective.

Any local spots...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Tijuana, nicer areas downtown?

A buddy and I will be visiting Tijuana on a Thursday evening while staying in San Diego... without bikes.

We will like to find the nice side of Tijuana on foot or a short cab ride away from the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22,166
Views: 2,681,386
Posted By EduardoMas
If anybody can sell, rent or lend me an Edelbrock...

If anybody can sell, rent or lend me an Edelbrock cup seal I can see if it can replicate it. It will not be cheap and can't promise it is doable, but the first step is to see a pristine sample.I am...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By EduardoMas
With footpegs from Baja Designs it is easily...

With footpegs from Baja Designs it is easily done, but I am confident other’s pegs work just as well. Given the height of the bike the pegs have to be strong as they are used to get on the bike like...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22,166
Views: 2,681,386
Posted By EduardoMas
I wish I had servants to blame for stuff :-) ...

I wish I had servants to blame for stuff :-)

The same combo proved reliable for me.

I just keep my GPS running and the LED street lights when the bike is off.
For that I have a 1.2Ah cheap (or...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By EduardoMas
Agree, I have been gathering the impulsion to ask...

Agree, I have been gathering the impulsion to ask the vendor (or a current owner of a pump) for a picture of the actual inner pump.
I would throw out the housing, coiled hose, switch, gauge and...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks M, Anyone disassembled one to look...

Thanks M,

Anyone disassembled one to look inside of one?
Does look like similar to this: (random pic from the interwebs)
...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By EduardoMas
Question Basic travel compressor, disassembled to bare workings.

Manual pump and cartridges aside I like to carry a compressor.

I have bought the typical mini-compressors in plastic shrouds to strip them to the minimal pump components.
All inner components are...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By EduardoMas
How many screws do you have and how clean do you...

How many screws do you have and how clean do you want them?
If one or two screws and they are not meant for human inplants, put them in acetone for a few minutes or hours and then place an acetone...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,459
Posted By EduardoMas
“Best thread repair system” could be marketing...

“Best thread repair system” could be marketing speak.

In a techy’s world different situations require different methods. How much material (or wall thickness) is available around the thread? Is it...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By EduardoMas
Oops, it is Blue Seal ...

Oops, it is Blue Seal
http://www.homedepot.ca/product/blue-seal-waterproofing-rubber-membrane/901725
it could be a solution for hard to reach places where putting a vapor barrier sheet is...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,861
Posted By EduardoMas
Hey Hutten. I have an XRR. The pitch of the...

Hey Hutten.

I have an XRR. The pitch of the thread in the frame is very fine, sorry I don’t have a number for you. The tap will be unusual and therefore more than the standard metric coarse.
...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By EduardoMas
Thanks Zap, Your info seems to be of a rather...

Thanks Zap, Your info seems to be of a rather professional grade.
The current house might get close cell foam in all but three inter joist spaces to leave them open for ducts and wiring using the...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288
Posted By EduardoMas
No outlets? Just for fun... Thermite... the...

No outlets?

Just for fun... Thermite... the bolt with or without Loctite, will be out... :D
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288
Posted By EduardoMas
If you have electrical outlets available...

Small torches always work in a garage, but sometimes flames are undesirable.

A notoriously tough swingarm bolt in all XR650Rs came off nicely with an electric heat gun heating the aluminum around...
Forum: Canada 11-28-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 25,140
Posted By EduardoMas
Thumb :thumb Superb!

:thumb

Superb!
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By EduardoMas
Agree. I overdoo everything and new it going in....

Agree. I overdoo everything and new it going in. It is an affliction.:D

Also agree on the space, I would rather separate floor from trusses and place a proper vapor barrier between them, But that...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By EduardoMas
I lived in a Toronto house build above a very...

I lived in a Toronto house build above a very large two car garage. In the begining the garage was freezing and the wood floor above was very cold.
The house had forced air heating.

First we...
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