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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Posted By groundrules
i don't think it'd be too cool to injure the paws...

i don't think it'd be too cool to injure the paws of an animal who needs 'em for preventing starvation. I know others feel (in)differently, but maiming creatures seems unnecessary.

Now, mouse...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By groundrules
sheep's bladder and a leather bag my god,...

sheep's bladder and a leather bag

my god, they actually make these things still. thanks, google:

http://clang.adkinssoftware.com/canteen%20pics/canteen%2001.html
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Posted By groundrules
just waiting for all the jo momma responses to...

just waiting for all the jo momma responses to start...

how about some carpet protection mat, the kind with the spikes on the back. Cut to fit the seat, placed ouchy side up.
...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,787
Posted By groundrules
that'd be my seat-of-the-pants guess as well

that'd be my seat-of-the-pants guess as well
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 69,648
Views: 5,622,651
Posted By groundrules
I'd just clarify the paperwork situation. ...

I'd just clarify the paperwork situation. "Title" doesn't necessarily mean it's plate-able. I've got dirt-only titles, and the hoops to jump through to make that a street title are not simple ones.
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By groundrules
just out of curiosity, what's wrong with a bleach...

just out of curiosity, what's wrong with a bleach solution?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,910
Views: 470,373
Posted By groundrules
Same motor that's in a YSR50, except the shift...

Same motor that's in a YSR50, except the shift drum is different- backwards, basically. The RX50 motor swap into the YSR gives you GP shift pattern :wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 69,648
Views: 5,622,651
Posted By groundrules
yikes. I heard on the radio this morning that 33...

yikes. I heard on the radio this morning that 33 at Tarkiln road was closed, musta been this.

Hope you get some peace after witnessing that shit. It's not easy to be the witness/first...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By groundrules
Those struts look backwards to me. I'd do front...

Those struts look backwards to me. I'd do front low, back high.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,910
Views: 470,373
Posted By groundrules
$3200 my ass. ...

$3200 my ass.

http://columbus.craigslist.org/mcy/4676926777.html

1984 RX50

http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_1vScjiSISc6_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By groundrules
I've used a regular (albeit beefy) shop vac to...

I've used a regular (albeit beefy) shop vac to excavate 20-50 gallons of dirt at a time from holes cut in a concrete slab. This method was chosen because it's easy to go deep in a relatively small...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,075
Posted By groundrules
yeah, very common for manufacturing facilities...

yeah, very common for manufacturing facilities during a certain era. I've been in MANY plants that have wood block floors. Less slippery than concrete when oils are involved.

I've also been...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,368
Posted By groundrules
I used Interstate Batteries. I think they...

I used Interstate Batteries. I think they charged me about 30 bucks a battery, but mine were 12V, so 18V would be more. The batteries they built work fine, but i just did it two months ago, so I'm...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By groundrules
Initial thought: speed 'er up. two minutes in...

Initial thought: speed 'er up. two minutes in and we're still watching you cut the heads off q-tips, which is not much of a how-to. I think it'd be more valuable to make the video show the repair...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,596
Posted By groundrules
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BahWzyOIQAAExft.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BahWzyOIQAAExft.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,627
Posted By groundrules
along the lines of the slate pits, I'd love to...

along the lines of the slate pits, I'd love to find a local screw-around area, you know, a place you could shake out any mechanical stuff, make tuning or suspension tweaks, or hone some techniques...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,627
Posted By groundrules
well, that's good enough for me to stay home...

well, that's good enough for me to stay home :lol3

I would have been surprised to hear that it was legal, but I'm sad i don't get to relive my childhood days of riding pedal bikes back there. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,910
Views: 470,373
Posted By groundrules
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,627
Posted By groundrules
Any of you Delaware boys know anything about the...

Any of you Delaware boys know anything about the condition/status/legality of the slate pits on the southeast side?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,910
Views: 470,373
Posted By groundrules
I know what a decent lathe should cost, but I'm...

I know what a decent lathe should cost, but I'm not spending 2k for some shit that's been sitting out in the rain for a decade

http://columbus.craigslist.org/tls/4691795625.html

South Bend...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,075
Posted By groundrules
I've got a steel table with a vice in the garage...

I've got a steel table with a vice in the garage where I'm likely to do most of the welding/grinding/cutting and wood top bench in the basement where I'm more likely to be doing the delicate stuff...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 352,361
Posted By groundrules
My dad had one made of baby food jars screwed to...

My dad had one made of baby food jars screwed to a piece of 2x2 that rotated on an axis. Like this modern design, but homemade.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41xNffd6j9L.jpg
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By groundrules
tank venting? ever tried running with the fuel...

tank venting? ever tried running with the fuel cap a little loose to see if the symptoms go away?
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 177,133
Posted By groundrules
Well, I ventured forth as an experiment. Let's...

Well, I ventured forth as an experiment. Let's just say I took one for the 'Rate your experience' team. I'm kinda a Harbor Freight apologist, but this fucker was an absolute wholesale failure. I...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,275
Posted By groundrules
What are your thoughts on wetting the surface...

What are your thoughts on wetting the surface with a water mist during the drying process instead of covering? I've seen that method applied, but we're talkin' driveway here, not superstructure...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,275
Posted By groundrules
I'm guessing you're going to have a broom finish?...

I'm guessing you're going to have a broom finish? I think a few leaves will be no problem. They're just not heavy enough to leave impressions in the finish.
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,275
Posted By groundrules
I think you can find three consecutive decent...

I think you can find three consecutive decent weather days in October. I mean, I did when I poured a 6" pad for a job in Jackson, MI in the middle of October.
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 177,133
Posted By groundrules
Anyone ever tried this? I got some shitty...

Anyone ever tried this? I got some shitty painting work to do that I don't want to brush/roll. Looking for a cheap labor-saver, but I'm guessing this will be as much trouble as help. mostly I'm...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,434
Posted By groundrules
big bag of cotton towel shop rags from Costco

big bag of cotton towel shop rags from Costco
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,840
Posted By groundrules
hold on now. either you've got a walk out...

hold on now. either you've got a walk out basement, or the rest of these trailer photos and stuff are just the tip of the iceberg.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 685,148
Posted By groundrules
hey semi-locals, Putting my '81 TS185 on the...

hey semi-locals,
Putting my '81 TS185 on the block. Link to post on the big board:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005579
...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 177,133
Posted By groundrules
seems this opinion is consensus, with the only...

seems this opinion is consensus, with the only caveat being that you use name-brand wire. apparently the HF wire sucks.
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,258
Posted By groundrules
It will last. But it will not last forever. How...

It will last. But it will not last forever. How long before you're 70? :lol3

I just took this photo. fortunately, this isn't my problem.


<img...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,859
Posted By groundrules
quite true. I'm a Accu-Gage fan also because...

quite true. I'm a Accu-Gage fan also because it's a good company that stands behind their product with excellent customer support. I mentioned it before, but since they've come up in discussion,...
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,258
Posted By groundrules
I'll keep the bread crust idea in the memory bank...

I'll keep the bread crust idea in the memory bank for future use, but in my case, I had vertical stubs, so draining was no issue.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,296
Posted By groundrules
at least one track I went to mandated that...

at least one track I went to mandated that anything with fluid behind it got safety wired.
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,258
Posted By groundrules
I just need 5 years, then it can be some other...

I just need 5 years, then it can be some other sucker's problem :lol3:lol3
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,258
Posted By groundrules
Gentlemen, thank you all for your input. ...

Gentlemen, thank you all for your input. Consensus seems to suggest it is the way to go, so I took the dive. As follow-up, I shut off the water, drained the lines and removed the old valves with a...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,258
Posted By groundrules
Thumb ahhh, a testimonial! :clap Thanks.

ahhh, a testimonial! :clap Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,258
Posted By groundrules
Not sure on the age- house is new to me. Valves...

Not sure on the age- house is new to me. Valves are soldered to the copper pipe.
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