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Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Clay.

Is clay a problem. Here most dig down to clay then gravel and build on that as its supposed to be more stable than the top soil. Or at least I thought that was the reason. Not questioning you just...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Dirt work

Been a busy week. $930.00 got me 3 hours of dozer, 3 hours of scraper, and 3 hours of track hoe work done. He scraped off all topsoil down to clay, then dug out clay with a scraper from a proposed...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Cement floor help.

Having a new shop built. Last time went all out and went 5.5 thick and 1/2" rebar tied on if memory serves me 24" grid? Its been built 13 years no cracks unless they are in the cuts they made on...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,304
Posted By Sharps-Nut
4

4x4 legs banded with 2x6's top made with 2x6's then covered with Masonite to be replaced when worn. Scored some used maple gym flooring and nailed it over the above set up sanded and topcoated with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 23,728
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Good RR

I started your ride report and finished it tonight. Weird we were in the silverton area from late June through about the 10th so we just missed one another. We met the winner of the Hardrock 100...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Thats a pretty good haul.

I was pretty close to it on my Sunday ride maybe 20 some miles. But it was not on my radar. I was visiting family and getting a ride in for sanity. Even missed most of the rain. Someone else...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Hints?

Hint, yep. Might get a ride in this week.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Pic

A file photo from a couple years ago. Lathe dog was present for. http://http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o758/Sharps-Nut/IMG_0105_zps4a887239.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
The pic, Lathedog, riding

Glad to see some one picked up and ran with photo tag. On knowing Lathedog in the real world, yep. Good guy his truck went toes up on him sort of unexpected and he's been working a lot of hours. ...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Picture

I think Lathedog has some blown fork seals to deal with. :(
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,145
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Bad gas

I thought ride. KLR 650 needs battery oem lasted from 2009 not bad. KLR 250 well put a new battery in last year, ack bad gas. Real bad not even a shot. Pulled the carb, man what a pisser. My...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,439
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Tool Tube

I built a tool tube from pvc glue on end screw on cap other end. I checked that thing for looseness so many time it makes me sick, always tight, everything good. Then one day look down all my...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,145
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Ride

Motozark, If you get the urge to ride call or email me. Were close and I to need to ride a bit more this year. Charged the battery on the klr and went for a short ride Sunday, short being the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-16-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,472
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Yellow

Yellow bikes suck. It was a yellow v-strom for sale here on adv rider that caused me to buy my v-strom. My fist bike, a schwin was yellow, never got over it.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,145
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Puke Lunch

Got a Miss Merry Christmas thing to attend that would break my daughter heart or I would be in.
The what town puts on a parade in December. Most of them, their called Christmas parades, it...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Old Fasion

First year going the easy way. Up until this year it was a splitting maul. Standing dead oak usually goes pretty easy but the recovery time just got to be to long. Getting lazy I guess and got real...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Lights won

Well spitting a 16' trailer of wood, oil change on the wife's vehicle, changing oil on the tractor that worked so hard to split the wood, and hanging the Christmas lights won the day. Hey I got my...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-30-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
What

Cant believe none of you ventured out and got the tag. Maybe Sunday after church when I am supposed to be hanging Christmas lights?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Deer rodents

The score so far. One 9 point deer rodent during youth season shot by my 11 year old daughter. One 7 point buck shot by 13 year old son last Saturday during modern rifle season. My Tag is still...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,730
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Hungry

I am hungry. We should plan a Saturday SEK chicken joint ride. Busy next two but after that..... Wait the chicken eaten joints don't have daylight hours do they? Can't do night rides.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Sucks

It would have been a good ride over into free state territory but I needed to pick up my trailer and that forced me drive the truck. People might white eye a 16' utility being pulled by a strom or a...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Tag

So where might the new tag be. Thought I might catch it on a ride over your way this week. If the weather is nice I am thinking about maybe knocking off a day, or go Saturday. So post up Lathe...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-08-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,730
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Crickets

Man this eatery thing is going no where. Would love to go for a ride wife says no work on the house, darn remodeling.
Forum: Regional forums 10-05-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 512,714
Posted By Sharps-Nut
We adhere to adgat but riding low speed in you...

We adhere to adgat but riding low speed in you own yard not so much. Gear would not have saved the arm it was a radial fracture from sticking it out to break her fall, force of habit we all try. Gear...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 732,896
Posted By Sharps-Nut
07 for 4700

I must be the unluckiest sucker ever. I searched pretty hard within a couple hundred miles of me this spring and this bike was the best deal I could find over several months of looking. I am...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 732,896
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Thanks

I may have over paid when I bought, but I am loosing money on it and only owned since april. The original owner was a retired fire fighter and kept it well maintained and rode it a fair bit just...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 732,896
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Dumb question

Am I over priced on my v-strom in the classifieds? I got no responses and its a nice bike low miles, well farkled, just old, 2004. Is that whats killing it or has the v-strom ship sailed.
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 24,070
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Tag

No new tag was what I was thinking. Motozark you still looking fir a strom? My wife's arm breaker is up for sale, shameless plug. SN
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,479
Views: 702,066
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Low Miles Wee Strom $4,200.

Bought this bike for my wife. She dropped it on a zero mph crash and broke her arm. That pretty well ended the interest in gravel travel with me. I held on to it a while to make sure but she says...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,291
Posted By Sharps-Nut
LIke what I am reading.

What do you put under tank bags to protect the paint. I noticed my v-strom is starting to cloud a little. Sorry to picky back. I used blue painter tape to protect my plastics on my klr when it...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,145
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Ride

Glad to hear that your working on a ride for the fall. Making it a memorial ride sounds like a good plan. I really enjoyed last springs dual sport ride, looking forward to another.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,122
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Nice spider

How do you like your lift. Did you do much thinking on 2 post vs 4 post?
I was just about ready to buy a 4 post then my wife and I started looking at a different house I got scared it would be one...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,145
Posted By Sharps-Nut
What a trrip

Wish I could go. Guess I could but it would involve days off work, not always a good idea. Rusty do you think a fall Rusty Jug adv ride will happen after losing Randy? Hate to ask but the one...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,808
Posted By Sharps-Nut
2009 klr

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o758/Sharps-Nut/IMG_0106_zps6743ad2a.jpg (http://s1341.photobucket.com/user/Sharps-Nut/media/IMG_0106_zps6743ad2a.jpg.html)Pair of klr's on a big dog inspired...
Forum: Face plant 09-17-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,078
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Ouch

I hit one just about one year ago. On a at 40-50. Same story gear saved me some injuries. I still had three broken ribs a badly bruised lung and back out badly in two spots. Three days in the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,145
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Cry Randy

What Motozark said. I pray for his family. I read stuff like this and it almost makes me sell out. Love to ride but......
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Sad

Randy or at least the shop help sponsor the last dual sport run up that way. You are correct what a wonderful shop. They were all so friendly and helpful. A true loss to the motorcycle world. SN
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,560
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Timing

I will check the timing out. I have three timing lights of different vintage and dis repair. The last time I used them I thought they all worked now the only one that worked was a orange snap on...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,730
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Eat

Never heard of this joint, will have to google it. Judging by the shadow it must been late afternoon when you stopped by Cookies, to late for lunch to early for supper, but perfect for pie?
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,560
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Wash, vac, and a maiden voyage.

I took the kids out for a maiden voyage. Remember the titanic sunk on its maiden voyage, ours only was slightly better. It ran but started running poorly and croaked within 10 foot of the gas...
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