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Forum: Equipment 06-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Tramontana
Tent pole repair...

...for anyone ever needing a tent pole repaired or replaced, I can't recommend TentPole Technologies enough!

I had a damaged pole for the add-a-room on my popup camper and found TPT online from a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Tramontana
Bushducks...

...is a great place to review pass conditions.

http://www.bushducks.com/tripreps/passopen.htm

Cheers and good luck! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 20,997
Posted By Tramontana
I don't mean to hijack the Dino thread...

...but I'm following your DR troubles nwcolorider?

Was this a stock carb or the TM40?

I had a lot of trouble with my stock carb that seemed to perpetually have issues with fine Moab grit in it,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15,638
Views: 1,286,007
Posted By Tramontana
Hey now...

...I resemble that remark!

The mod looks pretty interesting, and certainly saves a step & part. What if you went with a button head cap screw? It would eliminate the need to countersink/chamfer...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15,638
Views: 1,286,007
Posted By Tramontana
Congrats on the new scoot...

...and HBD!

(not to be confused with HDB).:lol3

Cheers! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By Tramontana
Not really very funny...

...if you ask me.

Save this crap for JoMomma.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,012
Posted By Tramontana
As far as the statutes are concerned...

...she could have easily written you up (or simultaneously tazed and/or shot you?!) :lol3

Anyhow, here is the particular statute (which I do NOT agree with);

42-4-1502. Riding on motorcycles -...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,012
Posted By Tramontana
Well, my $0.02 would be to make certain...

...that they don't see any of your video or stills from Italy?! :lol3







Just sayin'!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,685
Posted By Tramontana
For window installations???

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQSNSokyy-leV_mM16tNSTQIFTcAbX5OP_c-UsXlUZG831XGY09
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,638
Views: 1,286,007
Posted By Tramontana
^^^Mmmm...

...swarf! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By Tramontana
Kinda cool concept...

...I like the examples that you linked from Etsy.

Unfortunately, without the tools and ability to custom fit to your exact needs, you will sort of be stuck with stock cut and threaded lengths of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,685
Posted By Tramontana
And another thing...

...unless you like windows that won't operate and/or potentially broken glass, don't be tempted to nail off the top of the window nailing flange. Only fasten the side and bottom flanges.

You...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,685
Posted By Tramontana
Just looked up the Jeffco snow loading supplement...

...and for your elevation, you should be utilizing a ground snow loading of 82 PSF for your relative elevation of 8000'.

This is off the IBC chart for header sizing linked earlier, so copying the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,685
Posted By Tramontana
From the IRC...

...here is a link to the table.

http://publicecodes.cyberregs.com/icod/irc/2012/icod_irc_2012_5_par019.htm

A 2x10 header for an existing 3'-0"x 6'-8" man door? I would be inclined to believe...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,685
Posted By Tramontana
I'm certainly no smarter than anyone else...

...but you might want to check building code minimums?

International Residential Code (ICC-IRC) table 502.5(1) specifies the minimum wall header framing based upon exterior wall length, header...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Tramontana
Well with 30600 horses...

:lol3

...that would be a LOT of road apples!!!

Cheers!:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Tramontana
OK, I know that I'm a little slow...

...but I've read both the op and the linked article (twice in fact), and for the life of me I don't see when this is happening?!

It's been a L O N G time since I've thrown a lariat, but at one...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,676
Posted By Tramontana
Tenderfoot new to bike camping...

...I would recommend Tylenol PM! :lol3

Seriously, I never sleep well my first night in a new place. TPM really helps to reduce the effects of a long day of riding, and to help ease off to sleep,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 20,997
Posted By Tramontana
.

:lurk
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Tramontana
Of course...

...that was a year ago. Conditions might have changed radically?! :lol3

Cheers!:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 20,997
Posted By Tramontana
My $0.02 would be to trust nwcolorider...

...and check with the Road and Bridge Department, regardless of what the National Park Service might have told you.

In my experience, the NPS (and BLM and USFS) can often have a polar opposite...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Tramontana
Well you ask questions with variable answers...

...so no simple answer.

Legal? Yes for legally plated, registered and insured vehicles.

Feasible? For what? Feasible for stock high clearance 4x4 vehicles? Yes! Feasible for capable dual...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 111,174
Views: 22,590,166
Posted By Tramontana
No jumping to conclusions...

...it indeed has an aftermarket inline filter that is serviceable and has been serviced. Fuel flow is fine at this time.

But thanks for the ideas, please keep them coming.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 111,174
Views: 22,590,166
Posted By Tramontana
Regular cap...

...non-locking, although I don't run a vent hose. Maybe that is the root of the problem? Only spits a little gas on rough roads when the tank is completely full to the neck of the filler.

Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 111,174
Views: 22,590,166
Posted By Tramontana
Arrgghh, intermittent problem with the DR...

...nothing I hate more than an intermittent, hard to reproduce problem.

Randomly over the past year now, I have had my DR stumble and shut down three different times while under normal throttle. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15,638
Views: 1,286,007
Posted By Tramontana
Congratulations Norm...

...but that sounds like a potentially rough commute? (compared to your normal drive) :lol3

Good luck and best wishes with the new gig!

Cheers! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,685
Posted By Tramontana
This thread and the need to work on my bikes...

...has convinced me that I need to swamp out my garage and get everything cleaned up and put away properly! :shog

Cheers!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 31,685
Posted By Tramontana
Hey Hondo, If it's not too late...

...I would recommend getting the cardboard (or whatever that is) out from under your tool chests. Looking at the staining of your garage floor, it would appear that your floor is frequently wetted,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Tramontana
Ps...

...I would also recommend getting some temporary fencing and danger signs up out and away from the downhill side of that mess, just for liability's sake.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Tramontana
Ouch!!!

That's a frustrating mess to deal with there.

Julie and I used Ron Hurtado- RMB Fence and Deck (720-224-8170) to build our fence a couple of years ago. Ron was great to work with, and his crew...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By Tramontana
Just curious...

...did you happen to look at the Kombi, and if so, what may I ask was the price difference?

The dealer where I purchased my saw and leaf blower/shredder vac doesn't seem to come off the line of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By Tramontana
I'm definitely no expert at much of anything...

...and there appears to be a bit of info available online. One thing that I took away from an industrial lubrication class several years ago would be to try and compare specifications side by side...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By Tramontana
Without a doubt...

...I would end up hurting myself?!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,931
Posted By Tramontana
Well it's all up to the Governor now...

...looks like the majority of our legislators think that something was needed?

HB 15-1173
Colorado House Bill

INTRODUCED
Jan 29, 2015

PASSED HOUSE
Mar 6, 2015
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By Tramontana
You know I've heard that elsewhere before...

...but when I purchased my Stihl chainsaw the day after the straight line tornadic wind event that hit our area back in 2009(?) I didn't notice a difference.

We had about the top 1/4 of a very old...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By Tramontana
One thing to add...

...do yourself the favor of buying a fuel can specific to your small engine power tools and only fill it with ethanol free fuel.

What I've been told by my "guys" at S&N Lawnmower in Arvada is that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 20,997
Posted By Tramontana
Have a great time Norm...

...will be out of town and can't join you this year.

Cheers! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,403
Posted By Tramontana
Continuing the confusion...

...they seem to have forgotten to include this;

COLORADO REVISED STATUTES
* This document reflects changes current through all laws passed at the
Second Regular Session of the Sixty-Ninth...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,403
Posted By Tramontana
Sorry to cast doubt...

...but you might want to check the date on your sticker?!

Several weeks ago, I went to the downtown Denver CPW and tried to obtain the 2015 OHV sticker for my legally registered and plated DR650. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,931
Posted By Tramontana
Shamelessly copied from the WTF thread...

http://bassontap.smugmug.com/photos/i-vR3SJZN/0/S/i-vR3SJZN-S.png

...I agree, that you can't legislate stupid. But it sure seem to happen on it's own?! :lol3
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