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Old 03-11-2013, 02:52 PM   #916
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Thanks for the well wishes. I'm nearly 60, have been working with hand tools, power tools and machines all my life. I've never had a crushed anything on my hands/fingers. I now have a crushed index finger with a really black finger nail. I've seen them on other people and have to say they looked really painful. I can now say based on experience they are. Hand eye coordination is slipping in my old age. I'm hoping it didn't kill the nail permanently.

heat up a drill bit & drill a hole in the middle of the black spot on the nail to let the pressure off. (twril the bit with your other hand, don't put it in the drill motor )
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:13 PM   #917
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heat up a drill bit & drill a hole in the middle of the black spot on the nail to let the pressure off. (twril the bit with your other hand, don't put it in the drill motor )
What? Then plug it with a little cork?
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:58 PM   #918
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heat up a drill bit & drill a hole in the middle of the black spot on the nail to let the pressure off. (twril the bit with your other hand, don't put it in the drill motor )
I know this works (have friends that have done this).

ZGrl version = Bad finger happens to be on dominate hand because that's just how I roll ( or get rolled over).

Other hand feeling intimidated by all the responsibility gets shaky at critical point & misses the correct drilling point.

This is followed by a trip to real doctor to treat Bill for fainting spell after witnessing his drill & wife covered in blood.

The end.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:09 PM   #919
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Bill remembers this can be done with a sterile hot needle.

Less drama llama....:-)
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:56 PM   #920
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I never did find the first spot, but I did find 661D.



And the road got a little hairy.





But then I got there.



The ground was wet and slick almost the whole way. Wish I had some tires. I took the easy way out.



What a great ride out there. Duck Pond Road is pretty cool, and I didn't even realize we had roads like this in Mississippi.



Probably be a couple/few days before I get a new tag up.

Thanks Adam, that was an awesome ride.

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Old 03-12-2013, 06:36 PM   #921
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Congrats on the tag man You even went for the hard one The "road" to the tag did have a few hairy spots but nothing i didn't think an, excellent, superb, awesome, shoulda gone pro, rider such as yourself and fellow photo tag'ers couldn't handle I woulda loved to have gone but i'm up in northern Ohio trying to get ed-u-ma-kated and lurn-ed Really glad you enjoyed it, I love going out there, maybe i'll try and put something together later in the spring consisting of a day ride around there, then camp out.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:53 PM   #922
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Really glad you enjoyed it, I love going out there, maybe i'll try and put something together later in the spring consisting of a day ride around there, then camp out.

This!!!!

Good job Jamie. Pretty sure that would have been a challenge as we were on the Connies.
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:10 PM   #923
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glad to see you got your bike sorted jamie, what was the problem?
oh yea, balls out taking the strom thru the slippery stuff, well done.
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:09 PM   #924
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glad to see you got your bike sorted jamie, what was the problem?
Clogged fuel filter. The Strom's fuel filter is built into the fuel pump. It's a known issue. I did a check of the fuel system and wasn't hardly any fuel coming out. The official fix is to replace the whole fuel pump assembly. Someone has come up with a method to bypass the filter and add an external inline fuel filter.

Took about 2-3 hours of work, but now it runs like it always has again.

I changed the oil and added Sea Foam to the fuel and the oil.

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Old 03-14-2013, 09:14 AM   #925
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......Really glad you enjoyed it, I love going out there, maybe i'll try and put something together later in the spring consisting of a day ride around there, then camp out.
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:47 PM   #926
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New tag.



Not so easy to find, so here are coords: N35.54517 W89.89067

About a mile of hard pack gravel. Any street bike can do it. I suggest staying off highway 51 for the best riding experience.

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Old 03-15-2013, 07:40 PM   #927
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If its not one thing it another, do you guys know a good car mechanic? My car is leaking coolant and I can't figure out from where. It might be a bad thermostat or maybe a leak in the hoses somewhere. The radiator doesn't look cracked but something is not right because the car almost over heated today. It's. 2000 Toyota Camry
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:13 PM   #928
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If its not one thing it another, do you guys know a good car mechanic? My car is leaking coolant and I can't figure out from where. It might be a bad thermostat or maybe a leak in the hoses somewhere. The radiator doesn't look cracked but something is not right because the car almost over heated today. It's. 2000 Toyota Camry
I recommend a good honest hard working guy, Donnie Owen Jr. 8670467. Call him even on sat...but he used to be closed on Monday.
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:25 PM   #929
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4cly or v6?
A warning so no surprise but most leak when water pump going out if it looks like it's leaking from engine side vs radiator side. Radiators leak with hairline crack. At first is not a constant leak cause can close when cold and expand and open when hot. Not usually thermostat unless you just changed it and it didn't seal. Call napa and price new pump, hoses and thermostat and coolant, you'll be surprised how cheap it is to change it yourself.
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