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Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,108
Posted By clarkebd
Man, what a great trip so far. Your pictures are...

Man, what a great trip so far. Your pictures are just fantastic and make the ride report.
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,861
Posted By clarkebd
I've wanted to try riding one, but to be honest,...

I've wanted to try riding one, but to be honest, I just don't get it. If you have or are riding a 2 wheeler, I can't see you to be the target market for one. And then if you are new to cycles, I...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By clarkebd
Yes, same engine it looks like.

Yes, same engine it looks like.
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By clarkebd
Thanks for all the extra info. Yes, I know I...

Thanks for all the extra info.

Yes, I know I could replace for about $99, but what fun is there in that when working with your kid? :1drink
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By clarkebd
Cool, thank you, this will make it easier!

Cool, thank you, this will make it easier!
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By clarkebd
Can I spray/soak the piston while it's in the...

Can I spray/soak the piston while it's in the cylinder or will that harm the rings/etc and I have to take it out?
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By clarkebd
Yes I believe the entire engine is steel, I'll...

Yes I believe the entire engine is steel, I'll have to check tonight.

Good idea on the reversible drill. The video's I saw just showed putting a band around it to spin it back and forth. Seems...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,607
Posted By clarkebd
Question How to help: Remove Carbon Building...

Hey All,

I'm rebuilding a little 3HP Briggs & Stratton (model 80212) go-kart engine with my son.

We've got it mostly torn down as it needed new gaskets everywhere and just wanted to show...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,086
Posted By clarkebd
Great report! You both look to have had a great...

Great report! You both look to have had a great time and created many memories!

I'd suggest to take some time, take those pictures, enhance a bit and then create one of those hardcover photo...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,043
Posted By clarkebd
Every time I see Crater Like I am in awe. I...

Every time I see Crater Like I am in awe. I would love to make it there sometime. Seeing that deep blue hue of that lake makes me just want to jump in (cold I'm sure). Beautiful place.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-04-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,177
Posted By clarkebd
Ok, exactly what is it - a Honda CBR? My...

Ok, exactly what is it - a Honda CBR?

My brother-in-law has an older CBR 600 that needs some work. Just sitting under a tarp. Ran when he put it away, but carbs are gunked now. I told him to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 46,769
Posted By clarkebd
Reads good so far. Thanks for sharing. The...

Reads good so far. Thanks for sharing. The beginning reeled me in - 42, no job after a long time at one place.

I'm also 42, been at this current job 10 years, and am 95% sure won't be here more...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-12-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,833
Posted By clarkebd
I'm still scratching my head on this one. You...

I'm still scratching my head on this one. You seem like his old grand-father instead of a friend.

You need to get a bike yourself and get some riding under your belt. You'll stop worrying about...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 292,583
Posted By clarkebd
Thumb I like the detail in the reports and lots of...

I like the detail in the reports and lots of pics!
But at the same time I feel like you are barely moving. :rofl

Glad you are having what sounds like the time of your life and one day I hope to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 292,583
Posted By clarkebd
Great read so far! I'm in. :lurk

Great read so far! I'm in. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,551
Posted By clarkebd
Cool update. Glad his mom is OK, but is it...

Cool update.
Glad his mom is OK, but is it only me thinking, that maybe she needs to slow down or get a different bike perhaps?

Sounds like this is a more common occurrence, which scares me.
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,551
Posted By clarkebd
Nice report. Seems like you really needed this...

Nice report. Seems like you really needed this ride to finally live those 'memories' of your past and bring them back into the present.

If any of that makes sense what I just said. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,351
Posted By clarkebd
I like it so far. I also agree, let's hear...

I like it so far.

I also agree, let's hear about the disturbing connection from way back ... :ear
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By clarkebd
Very interesting. I don't know that it's a trip...

Very interesting. I don't know that it's a trip report more than a thought report...but I like it. Good writing IMO...I felt like I was there. You should keep at writing.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 73,375
Posted By clarkebd
Nice report .... Can't wait till you hit the...

Nice report .... Can't wait till you hit the western stuff to hear about it.
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By clarkebd
Man just beautiful looking scenery. I should...

Man just beautiful looking scenery. I should have moved west instead of east long ago. :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 37,241
Posted By clarkebd
Thumb Thank you for sharing! Great pictures!

Thank you for sharing! Great pictures!
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 73,375
Posted By clarkebd
TAT is the ride I want to do as well..... ...

TAT is the ride I want to do as well.....

I'll be watching this thread as I'm a novice to the dirt and the trail....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-17-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 175,563
Posted By clarkebd
Damn great thread. I sit here reading it and...

Damn great thread.

I sit here reading it and keep asking myself - would I do this?
Would I spend my money, what little extra I had, on restoring a piece of crap?

I find myself answering yes...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-16-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,317
Posted By clarkebd
Very cool..... keep it updated.

Very cool..... keep it updated.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,583
Posted By clarkebd
Damn, this thread is going to get me all...

Damn, this thread is going to get me all weepy.... :cry
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,046
Posted By clarkebd
Cool report! Thanks for sharing. :clap

Cool report! Thanks for sharing. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-03-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,583
Posted By clarkebd
VERY COOL ride with her. My oldest son is...

VERY COOL ride with her. My oldest son is turning 11 and I want to do something like that too...need to keep that connection there and it's not easy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-27-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,936
Posted By clarkebd
Love the map you made in the beginning. Really...

Love the map you made in the beginning. Really fit. I enjoy these ride reports so much more on older bikes like this. I don't know why, but they just connect with me.
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Thumb FOLLOW UP...It *WAS* the Welder itself!

It was the welder. I finally just went and exchanged it. Plugged the new one in and it fired right up, no issues.

Man, frustrating how much time you doubt your setup and it turns out to be the...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Correct, this panel is a sub-panel in the garage....

Correct, this panel is a sub-panel in the garage. Wired directly to the main on the outside of the house.
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Yeah kinda sad really. Not much is made here...

Yeah kinda sad really. Not much is made here anymore. I think only Miller is made in the US and that was way more than I could spend.
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
yeah, the breaker button didn't pop out, so it's...

yeah, the breaker button didn't pop out, so it's not tripping (i tried pushing it anyways).

I'll screw with it a bit more tomorrow and then try swapping it out for another at the store.
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Yeah I thought of opening it up, but then I did...

Yeah I thought of opening it up, but then I did get it locally, so I figured I'd just exchange it out for another.
Don't want them to think I messed with something if they can somehow tell the...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Yes, it's brand new out of the box. There is no...

Yes, it's brand new out of the box.
There is no humming - in addition the fan on the rear does not kick on and manual says it should be on when the power switch is on no matter if welding is...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
So I have the bottom outlet. Are you saying...

So I have the bottom outlet. Are you saying those are code violations for new construction?

EDIT: well, not exactly like the bottom. My top 2 plug slots are straight up and down and the bottom...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
I'm afraid to ask - where does Cutler rank in...

I'm afraid to ask - where does Cutler rank in that?
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Well damn why can't I ever have a neighbor that's...

Well damn why can't I ever have a neighbor that's of some use to me. :rofl

So I've cross posted this on a couple of boards (incl. garage journal) and the consensus seems to be everything is wired...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Man, I'm impressed. How do you identify the box...

Man, I'm impressed. How do you identify the box type from the picture? Is it the brown color?
I wouldn't know one brand from another (or the pro/cons of each - if there are any even) :D
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,448
Posted By clarkebd
Jason is right. It's a 6-50R receptacle box. ...

Jason is right. It's a 6-50R receptacle box.

I took a volt meter across the red and black of the outlet and it read a steady 245.5v

(edit: The breaker is off in the picture, but I of course...
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