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Old 10-13-2010, 03:54 PM   #7681
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Old 10-13-2010, 04:05 PM   #7682
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LOL!! That's why I got the one I did 'cause I knew those cabs eat a lotta air. I just need to figure out how much pipe I need so I can get this thing hard piped in. Got the fittings count down, but not the pipe.

Have heard that walnut shells do an outstanding job, and will certainly give them a try once things are running. You get them at Harbor Freight, MSC, TP Tools.............?????
50 lbs of walnut shells from HF. Figured I would give this media a whirl since the soda is not re usable so they say. Plus I have a HF soda blaster anyway (outdoor use cuz it goes every freakin place!)
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Old 10-13-2010, 04:14 PM   #7683
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50 lbs of walnut shells from HF. Figured I would give this media a whirl since the soda is not re usable so they say. Plus I have a HF soda blaster anyway (outdoor use cuz it goes every freakin place!)
I was wonder about the spent soda..... if you couldn't mix it with water into a slurry, then allow it to dry..... maybe spread out in a plastic lined frame work to allow the water to evaporate. Once dry, pulverize it into smaller finer pieces that would pass through the gun.

Something I'll play with once things are up and running.
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Old 10-13-2010, 05:51 PM   #7684
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:11 PM   #7685
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Old 10-14-2010, 10:19 AM   #7686
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I have decided that the beautiful BMW Stiletto I just recently purchased is not the best bike for me as I am currently a one bike guy. Anyways, I will be listing it on the Richmond Craigslist. I'm looking to either sell it or trade it for something else. I would prefer a BMW RT/GS/RS/GT/R high speed, high mileage eating machine of equal or similar value or a V-Rod/Valkyrie/Triumph Rocket, I can't explain why, I just think they look so cool...
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Old 10-14-2010, 10:32 AM   #7687
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I haven't done anything with MIG, but I have been told that welding aluminum is difficult. Don't know how true that is..............
Need argon gas, I have a bottle (big) in my garage if you would like it. I'll never use it.
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Old 10-14-2010, 10:43 AM   #7688
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Old 10-14-2010, 11:02 AM   #7689
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Need argon gas, I have a bottle (big) in my garage if you would like it. I'll never use it.
Kurt, I still have a full 80 cu ft. tank, but will take you up on that. I suspect I'll go through the one I have now fairly quickly once I start playing around with the torch.

I'll give you a holler so we can make arrangements for a pick up.

And, thank you.
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Old 10-14-2010, 12:24 PM   #7690
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Been thinking about getting a BMW R1200GS Adventure and have heard some concerns about the servo-assisted front braking. What do you guys know about them ? I believe I read the '08 and newer have dropped the servo-assist.I test rode a '10 GS ADV two weeks ago at Morton's Oktoberfest and liked the ride. Any other helpful info you may think of as well would be greatly appreciated. Greg
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Old 10-14-2010, 01:01 PM   #7691
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Been thinking about getting a BMW R1200GS Adventure and have heard some concerns about the servo-assisted front braking. What do you guys know about them ? I believe I read the '08 and newer have dropped the servo-assist.I test rode a '10 GS ADV two weeks ago at Morton's Oktoberfest and liked the ride. Any other helpful info you may think of as well would be greatly appreciated. Greg
The one thing I hate about my 2009 R1200GS is that its too much fun to ride and already have put 11000 miles on it since April.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:10 PM   #7692
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Kurt, I still have a full 80 cu ft. tank, but will take you up on that. I suspect I'll go through the one I have now fairly quickly once I start playing around with the torch.

I'll give you a holler so we can make arrangements for a pick up.

And, thank you.
You beat me to it. I have needs, too, ya know.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:16 PM   #7693
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Been thinking about getting a BMW R1200GS Adventure and have heard some concerns about the servo-assisted front braking. What do you guys know about them ? I believe I read the '08 and newer have dropped the servo-assist.I test rode a '10 GS ADV two weeks ago at Morton's Oktoberfest and liked the ride. Any other helpful info you may think of as well would be greatly appreciated. Greg
They only put the servo brakes on 06-07 I believe. I have a 06. I like the servo brakes. The thing will stop on a dime with very little effort. But I have heard the pump goes bad and it's like $1500 to replace. I have 50k on mine and haven't had any issues. The fluid gets changed about once a year. Supposedly that helps with pump failure. The 2010 has that new DOHC engine.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:18 PM   #7694
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Dick Yuengling, Jr., president and owner of D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., today announced the company has signed a letter of intent and is in serious discussions for the purchase of the Hardy Bottling Facility in Memphis, Tennessee, which will allow them to distribute Yuengling lager, their flagship brand and Yuengling's much sought after portfolio of brands in select new markets in the United States.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:37 PM   #7695
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I have a 2007 R1200GS and it does not have Servo brakes. I think 2007 was the first year of not having the assisted brakes. I had them on my 2003 RS and liked the way they stopped (when the ignition was on) but I heard a lot of horror stories of having to replace them.
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