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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
6mm clevis pin

6mm clevis pin
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
the link to LEATHERUP doesn't work for me.. I...

the link to LEATHERUP doesn't work for me.. I tried going directly to the site but found no heated gear there ( probably my own fault)
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,050
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
your perceptions are "spot on". I will buy...

your perceptions are "spot on". I will buy something that I have to have, now! ( oil mostly.)..for something that I have the luxury of shopping around for i'll check their price for it. and if it's a...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
that ONE cement contractor is blowing snow up...

that ONE cement contractor is blowing snow up your driveway!
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I use paper napkins that come with fast food...

I use paper napkins that come with fast food meals. always have a coffee can stuffed with 'em at the ready. and for even smaller messes, always have a roll of t.p. mounted to the overhead and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,791
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Getting married is optional..fixing your ride is...

Getting married is optional..fixing your ride is mandatory. I fear you don't have your priorities straight------congrats on ur marriage
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
no reason not to go ahead and use what you got...

no reason not to go ahead and use what you got on hand... Crimp in the pic look good, just follow up with soldering the crimped section to the wire. A few wraps with electrical tape on the positive...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Short answer is yes...basically bee's wax melted...

Short answer is yes...basically bee's wax melted n mixed into a solvent.
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 37,695
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
follow up- in my researching I've stumbled into...

follow up- in my researching I've stumbled into this product. http://www.andystrapz.com/index.php worth a look since they are larger that wolfman's product.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 37,695
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Temporary brainfart, thanks butters for pulling...

Temporary brainfart, thanks butters for pulling me back on track. For some reason they look bigger that what the wolfman site indicates...I have messaged the woman requesting the size..
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 37,695
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I've been intrigued with these bags since first...

I've been intrigued with these bags since first seeing 'em http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?180407-homeward-bound second pic, first post. they seen bigger than the ortlieb offerings in the...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
they're all good! as a matter of convience (...

they're all good! as a matter of convience ( mine, probably not many others) my panniers are hard sided and are locked to the bike...these I leave in place during the whole trip. I also have (so...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,466
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Go online and buy the required number of magnets,...

Go online and buy the required number of magnets, sized to fit in the hex hole of the bolts that hold the disk to the hub. Once inserted into the hole, they will not come out . NO GLUE! When you...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,975
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
The reason I've been given it that although...

The reason I've been given it that although containers have a recycle code/stamp on 'em'- having residual oil coating the inside of the container makes 'em a bad candidate for recycling. Cleaning...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,172
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I think that's how LOVE CANAL got it's start

I think that's how LOVE CANAL got it's start
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,414
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I have owned a svea123 for back packing- great...

I have owned a svea123 for back packing- great lil stove if you're heating up liquids. but a bit pricey these days for what it does. cooking bacon and eggs would be a different animal all together...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I've heard it referred as both t1-11 and t-11....

I've heard it referred as both t1-11 and t-11. regional differences is all it is. I've been at this location for a long time, and naturally fell into using the short one...sorry for any confusion.
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I'm currently fighting the same problems but mine...

I'm currently fighting the same problems but mine are 4" type...a good lumber yard should have it available and if not on hand, at least get it there on their dime. mine seems to be a run of...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
The fly zipper has to be treated from time to...

The fly zipper has to be treated from time to time. the zipper areostich uses are based on cotton. Once water gets behind the water RESISTANT cover flap, untreated cotton sucks up the water and...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Same pair for 50k miles. Washed just recently...

Same pair for 50k miles. Washed just recently came up looking like they had 5k on 'em. No treatment of any of kind - maybe sweat from the inside
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,172
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Do it at a truck stop. Used 1gallon jugs are the...

Do it at a truck stop. Used 1gallon jugs are the norm for the truckers. Fish a used one ourtof the dumpster. When done, dump the used oil into the recycle tank, and return the jug along with the...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
there's a "cycle gear" store right off the...

there's a "cycle gear" store right off the interstate in Tacoma(Tacoma mall area)...and also right off I5,eagle leather. ( south end of town)eagle leather in general, is geared towards cruisers and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,791
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
one cut radially should do it...you can always go...

one cut radially should do it...you can always go to two,or more. but I doubt if it'll be needed. big enough kerf to allow a dremael in to cut the collar. once the cut is done the kerf should pop...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,665
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
A simple on/off switch makes energy consumption...

A simple on/off switch makes energy consumption an all or nothing proposition. With one of the newer electronic type controlers you are able to use energy at the level you and the bike needs. most...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,791
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
8days days and no movement? Bout time to pull out...

8days days and no movement? Bout time to pull out your dremal and cut the shot sprocket off. I gotta ask..why would you think a product made in China would be an united states product?... have we...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
The act of unplugging and replugging will clear a...

The act of unplugging and replugging will clear a lot. I don't use chemical cleaners much at all- but they are good for washing away loose mat'l that you can't get gravity to move, but then...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
My experience comes from a 2001 klr650..is that...

My experience comes from a 2001 klr650..is that gen. One?- idk (I do not, nor ever have owned a klr250). I tried running a 80 mile errand knowing full well that I needed to replace my battery. at...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I would add, keep it away from oil seals

I would add, keep it away from oil seals
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Yes dielectric on the connections, just to keep...

Yes dielectric on the connections, just to keep corrosion at bay. I wouldn't say that it's mandatory that you "tuck" the wiring into the body works. Motorcycles are built open to the elements, and...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
you could just fill in the unwanted space with...

you could just fill in the unwanted space with jbWeld
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
I'd pull the tank and have it cleaned...

I'd pull the tank and have it cleaned professionally. And once it's back in the tractor, treat all fuel with bactericide. Unless if you're using like it was meant to be used- anytime it sets idle it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
Bad battery. Most bikes will run with an...

Bad battery. Most bikes will run with an partially charged battery. When a battery dies it seems to happens , rather quickly. From your discription, the battery has been on the decline for some time....
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
You're right Flinn, plastic boxes are an...

You're right Flinn, plastic boxes are an exception.. But are still required to be connected to the "yoke"_ just as indicated in the switch box in that dig. So--mybad for not thinking bout plastics...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
No peanuts, that's not what I was saying in my...

No peanuts, that's not what I was saying in my post.
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
The dig. is of a permanently installed...

The dig. is of a permanently installed wiring...not applicable to the o.p.'s question. Aside from the ground wire NOT being green ( this is such a small thing, it's really not worth mentioning, but...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
btw danjal, that dig wouldn't be up to our...

btw danjal, that dig wouldn't be up to our current code requirements....
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
can't! you'll have to place some other sw....

can't! you'll have to place some other sw. that can be wired to the two sockets...and in turn, both sockets will have to be in the "on" position all the time/or replace the sockets with non...
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 24,865
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
the smallest and most reasonable to take with...

the smallest and most reasonable to take with you would be a 4-6 part block n tackle along with some bits of rope/webbing...of course this hinges on being able to use a tree or bolder to tie the...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
first off, don't put too much faith in that ...

first off, don't put too much faith in that "tic" tracer....most electricians know how to use 'em and more importantly, what information they can and can't get from them. have you checked the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,111
Posted By the_gr8t_waldo
It isn't clear how you're drilling this but I'll...

It isn't clear how you're drilling this but I'll guess you're drilling it with a drillmotor. Life gets a lot easier with a drill press, and dp. Vice. Breaking a single drill bit, indicates that your...
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