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Forum: Photos Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8,546
Views: 8,453,136
Posted By firstr8
So that would make it a Marquee Mark?

So that would make it a Marquee Mark?
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 2,976,381
Posted By firstr8
+1 New project: (doesn't matter what it is,...

+1

New project: (doesn't matter what it is, Vacuum cleaner belts or tractor belts,)

Step 1: put away everything that everyone else knew where to find it to get, but forgot where it goes to...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,565
Posted By firstr8
That looks really nice. My Bumot panniers...

That looks really nice.

My Bumot panniers just arrived so after I get them installed, I'll be looking to do something similar.
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,565
Posted By firstr8
Did you make the extensions or buy them?

Did you make the extensions or buy them?
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By firstr8
My wife would have used this as a reason to buy a...

My wife would have used this as a reason to buy a new car.

:lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,565
Posted By firstr8
Now, did you just not read post 3284? where he...

Now, did you just not read post 3284? where he found a teabag in the dishwasher? imagine having to dig out all gears and cotter pins and etc, etc...:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By firstr8
Hard Starting '13 GSA

Last fall, I purchased a 2013 GSA, (dealer demo, 900 miles on it),
So new to me,,,but not "perfect".

I was stranded after getting gas shortly after purchase, dead battery.
I didn't trust...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,565
Posted By firstr8
Thanks, Might sound a bit OCDish, but I tend...

Thanks,
Might sound a bit OCDish, but I tend to over-design/over-engineer these kinds of things, and this has been part of what's prevented me from making the cabinet.

I was thinking of a...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,565
Posted By firstr8
Nice shelf, How do you drain it without the...

Nice shelf,
How do you drain it without the rusty water spraying everywhere?
(I know, it's a garage, but I'm building a cabinet for mine and I need a way to catch and drain the gunk easily).
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,629
Posted By firstr8
Well, with a trailer, you do have to turn left to...

Well, with a trailer, you do have to turn left to go right, don't you? So switching the lights to match....:huh sorry, it was a lot funnier in my head...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,565
Posted By firstr8
Took a bunch of pics of stuff that I'm planning...

Took a bunch of pics of stuff that I'm planning to sell in the Flea Market.

Asked Pebbles if she would hold the items, (while wearing something low-cut), to help promote the sale....she...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 2,976,381
Posted By firstr8
The day my friend and I started to dig the first...

The day my friend and I started to dig the first hole for the first post of the shed for the mower, etc, the neighbor yelled, "It ain't big enough"! laughing.

I asked what he meant, as he...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,903
Posted By firstr8
I'd admit to being off-road about 15% of the...

I'd admit to being off-road about 15% of the time,,,,just not intentionally!! !:lol3:lol3
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,557
Posted By firstr8
See what I mean....

For reading and computer screens,
I have 1.5 and Pebbles has 2.0,
the 1.5 is good for reading, at arm's length, so to speak.
The 2.0 are good for up close...like a set screw on the GPS power...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By firstr8
Thanks for the info... Does anybody know if...

Thanks for the info...

Does anybody know if someone stateside has these in stock?

I would imagine that a BMW dealer might be able to get something since they sold the "BMW zumo"?!?! not sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By firstr8
GPS Plug

GPS Plug
I purchased a 2013 R1200GSA and need to setup the Garmin Zumo 550 GPS.
After extensive reading thru various threads, I think I found the plug that BMW was nice enough to provide.

(A...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 35,020
Posted By firstr8
Adjustments?

Does the Brake and Shift pedals have to be adjusted when lowering the pedals?
Forum: Photos 03-26-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 87,586
Posted By firstr8
My uncle on a 1941 pre-war HD. He was one of...

My uncle on a 1941 pre-war HD.
He was one of eleven brothers and three sisters.
There were always a few HDs and Indians sitting in the yard.

Out of all those guys, nobody thought to tuck...
Forum: Photos 02-25-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,671,318
Posted By firstr8
4. The warning is for the cagers. Warning, there...

4. The warning is for the cagers. Warning, there are motorcycles, kinda like the "Slow Children" sign...
Forum: Photos 02-24-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,671,318
Posted By firstr8
There is a sign on my way home that says, "No...

There is a sign on my way home that says, "No Trespassing OR Fishing"
Apparently, he walked up to a guy and said, "You're trespassing" and the guy said, "no, I'm fishing...." so he had to modify...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By firstr8
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0ZaUSJuEKCc/UMfi34_JpfI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0ZaUSJuEKCc/UMfi34_JpfI/AAAAAAAAKBs/YWGO3o7NHj0/s1600/talenti.jpg


Talenti Gelato uses plastic containers with screw on lids, not waxed cardboard like the other "pint"...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By firstr8
That looks like a one horse powered vehicle, but...

That looks like a one horse powered vehicle, but you mounted the horse upside down...:lol3
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,357
Posted By firstr8
Good idea, just make sure you secure them in...

Good idea, just make sure you secure them in front of the axle, not behind to minimize sway.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By firstr8
Helped a friend do the bead board and trim boards...

Helped a friend do the bead board and trim boards over seams.
Used decorative screws instead of nails.
Added some conduit runs (empty and capped off) from the service panel to the other end of...
Forum: Photos 02-12-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 420,484
Posted By firstr8
Looks good, thanks,

Looks good, thanks,
Forum: Photos 02-11-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 420,484
Posted By firstr8
I have some ceiling space over the garage doors,...

I have some ceiling space over the garage doors, (when they are open), that I'd like to stow some light stuff and stuff I don't need to get to often. Empty coolers, beach chairs and such.

I've...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By firstr8
I was digging in my tank bag yesterday, and I...

I was digging in my tank bag yesterday, and I pulled out my Tekna micro-light with one of the 123 type battery in it. It has to be 10 yrs or more and it still was ready to go.

I bought that...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,156
Posted By firstr8
I lucked out when my company was upgrading to new...

I lucked out when my company was upgrading to new office furniture.

Took an executive desk apart, kept the top. 72x30 - 1" thick particle board, covered when the melamine plastic looking wood....
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,737
Posted By firstr8
I bought a DeWalt portable table saw mostly...

I bought a DeWalt portable table saw mostly because of the gear driven fence. Much easier to dial in a measurement, keep it parallel to the blade. Very smooth to slide.
I don't have a workshop so...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 507,565
Posted By firstr8
Spent Saturday putting things away, and making...

Spent Saturday putting things away, and making the To Do List.
Took most of the day.
I'm not terribly OCD, but I do like some order.
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,066
Posted By firstr8
I save some stuff, and Pebbles will roll her...

I save some stuff, and Pebbles will roll her eyes?!?!?!
But over the years, I have "creatively" used enough to warrant a pass on what I keep and what I toss.

I turned an old record player into...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,821
Posted By firstr8
They were removing some gray melamine cabinets...

They were removing some gray melamine cabinets from a barely, more like never used room at work to make way for some new office spaces...

I happened to be at the right place at the right time,...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 697,722
Posted By firstr8
It's the center stand for the bike, so there's a...

It's the center stand for the bike, so there's a wee bit a weight on it...
Forum: Photos 01-28-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8,546
Views: 8,453,136
Posted By firstr8
My English Lit. teacher would be so proud! :lol3

My English Lit. teacher would be so proud! :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,683
Posted By firstr8
....so I'm sitting in HR, wearing a BoboFet...

....so I'm sitting in HR, wearing a BoboFet costume....
Forum: Photos 01-26-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 420,484
Posted By firstr8
Disguised as a Snap-on toolbox?

Disguised as a Snap-on toolbox?
Forum: Photos 01-26-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8,546
Views: 8,453,136
Posted By firstr8
Would not hang around that street too long......

Would not hang around that street too long... apparently Medusa does her shopping at that book store.
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 697,722
Posted By firstr8
Thanks, The guy got the ugly part right...not...

Thanks,
The guy got the ugly part right...not the strong part.
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 697,722
Posted By firstr8
Thanks,

Thanks,
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,404
Posted By firstr8
Thanks, great info from both.

Thanks, great info from both.
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