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Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Happy Holidays to All

Hope all you XT250 Thunper drivers have a Happy Holiday and a prosperous New Years!
If Santa wasn't good to you then be good to yourself! :D
Cheers
Dave, Dot & KC Puppy
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,647
Posted By Concow Mower
Can't leave the hound out

Yes Ladybug, KC Puppy is "IN" too! :D She will remember to pack her rain gear, just in case.
Cheers
Dave, Dot & KC Puppy...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,647
Posted By Concow Mower
We are IN!

Hi Ladybug. Had so much fun last year that we just have to come back up and hopefully bring some of our great Calif weather for the 2015 get together. Maybe this year we can get a ride on the tram...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,939
Posted By Concow Mower
"On Bike" CCW

I use a small Lowepro camera case, (~6"X6"X5") stuffed to capacity with a Kahr PM9 + CTC laser, and a small LED flashlight, whistle & knife plus 3 extra mags of Speer GD 124gr +P "SB". It always...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 191,974
Posted By Concow Mower
HF Trailer Revisit

As before, Thanks all! Since we have had a bit of rain I am getting close to doing the final mods to the 4X8 HD Harbor Freight trailer. It's not a folder but I take your point about tilting! Good...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 191,974
Posted By Concow Mower
Credit for front Tongue Jack mount

Woops! :eek1 Looks like "kenstone" was the inmate I got the front Tongue Jack mount idea from. :lol3 Thanks Ken! :clap
DCM
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 191,974
Posted By Concow Mower
Final Usage & Configuration

Finally got around to installing the extra steel, tongue jack and finally the load. It was a "process", for sure.

The trailer with the tongue jack (thanks Von baden)...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 191,974
Posted By Concow Mower
HF 4X8 Build

Wifey told me she wanted to use her Kubota RTV900 so the ball got rolling on what to use to carry our Slide In Unit (wildfire control) with the 125 gallon tank and Honda Hi-pressure pump. Here is a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 102,468
Views: 20,081,381
Posted By Concow Mower
Antisieze compound on threads?

May be a bad idea but you might consider adding some antisieze coupound to the threads before you reinstall that exhaust heat shield bolt. It will greatly aid in removal at a later date. But wait!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 1,758,334
Posted By Concow Mower
Art? Well maybe not

One of my best. :D My 1973 R75/5 (big tank) selective focus in the background.
http://concowmower.smugmug.com/Old-Images/i-C3Prx89/0/L/A%20little%20Art%2C%201976-L.jpg
Cheers
Dave
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,100
Posted By Concow Mower
Product is OK, Customer Service, not so much!

If you all care to look on the "Where is your XT250" Thread you will find a littney of comments, complaints and observations on this topic. As I said in one of my Rants, I really don't like to bad...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 57,853
Posted By Concow Mower
Helmets

You want helmets? We got helmets! :D But it's the face shields that make them special! :lol3
http://concowmower.smugmug.com/Old-Images/i-fjkNPmX/0/M/Five%20Friends%20going%20camping-M.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 94,018
Posted By Concow Mower
nice Dual Tandem Mower

DiggerD, thanks for the images. I sorta figured out what you were describing but the images are golden. We got the Green machine to keep the lawn mowing hours from piling up on the Blue Machine,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By Concow Mower
My 2008 R1200RT still in the crate back in 2008

http://concowmower.smugmug.com/Old-Images/i-2Fs9Dgf/0/M/New%20RT%20LR-1-M.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 94,018
Posted By Concow Mower
Sunshine & Mowing the yards

Ladybug, thanks for the kind words. We intend on being there in 2015 and bringing with us all the CAL sunshine we have room for.

The "Concow Mowers" doing what they do best? Oh I hope not!...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 94,018
Posted By Concow Mower
Images?

Gramp-Z, we were next door to you on the XT250's but only got a couple of images of questionable value? Thanks for assisting the R1200GS guy! :D
Cheers
Dave, Dot & KC Puppy
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 36,328
Posted By Concow Mower
Plus One

YES, +1, What Animal Instinct said!
Cheers
Dave, Dot & KC Puppy
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Gas in Oil

Tommyvdv, in the olden days of aviation, when radial engine ruled, there was a system to accomplish "oil dilution". So, if you knew in advance, you would be starting your big round P&W R-985 in 00...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 94,018
Posted By Concow Mower
LB's Pics

I see LB's pic's OK all the way from down here in NorCal. :D

Cheers
Dave, Dot & KC Puppy
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Concow Mower
Tank Pack for a dog

Cellige, suggest you look on the ADV "Pics, pics, pics" location and search out the "Dogs on motorcycles" thread. It currently stands at 25 pages, and includes a ton of info on all types of rigs...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
HT Install

So Zontar, how is the install going? Glad you finally got your racks. etc.
I found that removing the muffler heat guard (4 screws + washers) made it easier to tighten up the fasteners on the right...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,107
Posted By Concow Mower
Mounting a motorcycle on the back of a tow behind trailer

Yo Survivalist, the most important thing you want to remember is that when it's all packed up and ready to roll, your "tow behind" trailer rig (no matter what configuration) better have ~ =>10%...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Concow Mower
Tank Pack Bag for small dog

Cellige, Wifey tried to stuff our 18 lb Cav Spaniel into a doggie tank pack bag. Dog was unhappy from the start and it never got past the initial trial stage. Here are a couple of images. Brand...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 1,006,116
Posted By Concow Mower
Thanks Ladybug!

Hey, thanks so much Ladybug. We didn't even suspect thal lodge might be open. We really enjoyed our time at the Jamboree and plan on being there next year. Thanks for all your work and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Right machine for the task

Fraydenz, you done good! Thanks for the report and images. I agree with your assessment. Trail riding (the rough slippery stuff) is much more fun on a small light weight machine like our mighty...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 36,328
Posted By Concow Mower
Potential wiring situation?? Sorry to hear!

Cloudsplitter, Major Ouch! :eek1 :huh Guess that's a point to consider when preping for a trip with an XT250. Never read anything about your situation on the XT250 thread. As a temporary repair,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 36,328
Posted By Concow Mower
So this is where you've been hanging out

Yo Cloudsplitter, we have not seen hide nor hair of you on the XT250 forum since early June. Guess you have been a might busy. Seriously, great RR, and keep up the good work. Mrs. Mower and I had...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Very Happy with our XT250's performance

Back from our Oregon trip and our XT250's performed just fine. Took them up as high as 6K feet and they both started up with a quick press of the starter button. Gota love the FI. Our riding...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-27-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 1,006,116
Posted By Concow Mower
Old Lodge @ Lake Wallowa Or.

Beautiful old lodge at the south end of Wallowa Lake near the Tram. Sure hope someone invests a couple of mil and reopens it!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 605,275
Posted By Concow Mower
New Bridge

Somewhere south of Troy but north of Wallowa OR. Nice new bridge! :D
http://concowmower.smugmug.com/XT250/i-gWrZz2Z/0/L/New%20Bridge%20Over%20a%20CreekCropped-L.jpg
Cheers
Dave
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 94,018
Posted By Concow Mower
Ride to Harl Point

Myself & Mrs. Mower went with Glassman64 and Squirrel66 for a nice intro ride up to Harl Butte. Here are some images, enjoy. :D...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 94,018
Posted By Concow Mower
We had a great time!

Some images of our exploits at Wallowa.
http://concowmower.smugmug.com/XT250/i-77CmGp2/0/L/Dot%20in%20front%20of%20Old%2C%20Old%20Lodge%20at%20Lake%20Wallowa%2C%20OR.-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,566
Posted By Concow Mower
Skidder Ready for any weather

Cat Logging Skidder with snow chains. Darn they are BIG! :D

http://concowmower.smugmug.com/XT250/i-j6SRzZW/0/L/Checking%20out%20the%20Skidder-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 106,883
Posted By Concow Mower
Whered it GOOOO???

We spent a last weekend at Wallowa OR and had a great time. Wifey & I took a ride up state route 3 and then down to a little wide spot in the road (Troy) for lunch. :D...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 94,018
Posted By Concow Mower
Meal Poll Voting for Two?

Yo LadyBug, I voted for the Meal Poll thing but could only vote for one (1). FYI Mrs. Mower (aka Wifey) intends to be there too, but didn't know how to handle that situation. :eek1...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Rear Suspension Mods?

mefly2, no suspension mods at this time. We had the rear shock preload cranked up pretty much to the max at the time of delivery cause neither of us are light weights.
Maybe that's a future...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
SU Racks on and populated

Had a chance to get the final install work done today. A couple of Pelican cases and a RotopaX mount for extra fuel and maybe even water??? :D
Everything mounted...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Progress & A Ride

Saturday was free so I layed out all the Happy Trails Rack stuff and started adding weight to my XT250. Figured I'd do mine first to learn all the pitfalls etc., and then tackle Wifey's machine next...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Happy Trails SU Pannier Racks for XT250's are Real

They arrived today and look good! Next is to install and that may start as soon as tomorrow. Happy Trails from now on! :D

UPS delivery today...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,519
Posted By Concow Mower
Happy Trails SU Racks Shipping?

bwest5, Zontar, Thanks for your replies. It seems I just received an email this morning from a new person at HT and they were quite apologetic about what has gone on, or rather what has not gone on....
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