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Forum: The Garage 04-13-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,483
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Posted By ArcticaMT6
Man, for $199 I would have bought that instead of...

Man, for $199 I would have bought that instead of the red HF cart. Oh well.
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6,483
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Posted By ArcticaMT6
Good idea, Aprilia. I very rarely work with sheet...

Good idea, Aprilia. I very rarely work with sheet goods myself, current entertainment center project excluded. Do you have any other photos? How does it attach to your saw?
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6,483
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Posted By ArcticaMT6
Wall to wall it's a bit under 17x19. Minus space...

Wall to wall it's a bit under 17x19. Minus space for cabinets, material storage, workbench, etc. The router table is about 1/4" lower than the current TS. I might shim the wheels up a bit, though. I...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6,483
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Posted By ArcticaMT6
They make dry erase paint and magenetic paint as...

They make dry erase paint and magenetic paint as well, but from what I've heard, neither of those work well.
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
It's the new hybrid, the 0771. I just picked it...

It's the new hybrid, the 0771. I just picked it up last Friday. I don't have 220V power and don't forsee putting it in while we're in our townhouse. But it's a hell of a lot better than the crappy...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Made some changes since last time I put a few...

Made some changes since last time I put a few photos in here. Most notably a new tablesaw, and I moved my workbench, bandsaw, and french cleat system to the back wall. So, all my cabinets went to the...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,910,302
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Burn the witch!

Burn the witch!
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
My sump gasket was leaking a bit, so I pulled...

My sump gasket was leaking a bit, so I pulled everything apart to replace it.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8623/16068418224_42b32a2907_z.jpg

While I was in there, I managed to find a valve...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,910,302
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Last time I was in REI they were clearancing it...

Last time I was in REI they were clearancing it out at $150 as well. When I bought it, it was actually backordered, but they still honored the deal. When I went on the website the next day, it was...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,910,302
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I have the Travelchair Sleepright like Max. It's...

I have the Travelchair Sleepright like Max. It's a bit loud moving around on it, but, it's not a huge deal. For the comfort, I'll gladly take it. It doesn't pack down as small as the Thermarest...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,910,302
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Yeah, I'm unfortunately very picky about my...

Yeah, I'm unfortunately very picky about my sleeping arrangements. The cot I grabbed (same as yours) does the trick though. Only thing I've been reliably able to sleep on so far at the track. Haven't...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,910,302
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Personally, I can't sleep on rolled up clothes....

Personally, I can't sleep on rolled up clothes. Hate it. I have a hard enough time sleeping on a new bed somewhere, even in a hotel, let alone with some clothes piled up under my head.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,698
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Jar Jar binks.

Jar Jar binks.
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Finally sorted out the damn idle issue I've been...

Finally sorted out the damn idle issue I've been having. Triumph made a stupid move to not have the idle adjustment be just a screw type that sticks out of the frame. You have to take the tank and...
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 165,639
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Looks like I got one of the last pairs. Thanks...

Looks like I got one of the last pairs. Thanks again.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Yes it is from HF. It was about $30 or $40 before...

Yes it is from HF. It was about $30 or $40 before coupon. No complaints from me. My garage isn't very big and I have no open wall space or high ceiling, so being able to roll them around is great....
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Rearranged the garage. Moved the workbench,...

Rearranged the garage. Moved the workbench, bandsaw, and french cleat system to the back wall.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8680/16182061238_b4f9a89b5f_z.jpg

Cabinets shuffled around and the...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 165,639
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Got my pair a few days ago. Works well, and gets...

Got my pair a few days ago. Works well, and gets quite hot. Haven't tried cooking with it yet, but I will soon.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7508/15691402944_e5eb041aeb_z.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,654
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I've switched to just buying pretty much all of...

I've switched to just buying pretty much all of my clothes at goodwill. $4-6 per pair of jeans and the same for button down shirts works for me. They always get ruined so no point in paying more than...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Wood on the rack above the scrap bin is held up...

Wood on the rack above the scrap bin is held up by those. I may have exceeded the recommended capacity of the shelving...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7468/15420959023_0d5a7c95ef_z.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,209
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I bought one of these last year at the $100...

I bought one of these last year at the $100 price. I am very happy with it. It's quite comfortable. I can't do ground pads at all, and I like this more than an air mattress.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Haha yeah. I had that photo link copied for a...

Haha yeah. I had that photo link copied for a different forum. That sign is up on top of Slate Peak here in WA. Fixed it as soon as it loaded the page with the wrong photo.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Finally got around to installing my heated gear...

Finally got around to installing my heated gear controller. Put it in the left cockpit infill panel. Right infill panel has a switch controlling 2 USB ports and a 12V port.

Off:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2014, 08:22 PM
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Views: 818,871
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Didn't show the long line of people that went out...

Didn't show the long line of people that went out and around the corner before the party opened. There were a lot of people there that night. It was a good time.
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
New chain and sprocket time ...

New chain and sprocket time

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7461/15787094609_329e3bae0a_z.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Just throw some JB weld on it. It'll be alright.

Just throw some JB weld on it. It'll be alright.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-02-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 750,927
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Why not. ...

Why not.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3924/14751602544_d91e115570_b.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I ended up fetching half of the helmet from the...

I ended up fetching half of the helmet from the trash can and will find a way to mount it. I might saw the visor in half as well to put it back on.

Nothing motorcycle related today, but I pulled...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Yep. Just rip some ply or 1x at 45 deg. Fasten...

Yep. Just rip some ply or 1x at 45 deg. Fasten one side to the wall with the point facing up and bevel towards the wall and attach the other side to what you want to hang.

I need to make a plane...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Certainly a possibility to hang it on the wall. I...

Certainly a possibility to hang it on the wall. I was just going to chuck it.

And I'm glad I got the riser block for the bandsaw. I wouldn't be able to cut up motorcycle helmets without it....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 407,405
Posted By ArcticaMT6
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7278/7055203623_6c6...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7278/7055203623_6c60c4512f_b.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I cut an old helmet in half today. ...

I cut an old helmet in half today.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7566/15732752499_3842ec6ed7_z.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7579/15918118922_e196fa3baa_z.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Some better photos now that it's all cleaned up....

Some better photos now that it's all cleaned up. Spent a couple hours today cleaning.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8628/15918755495_bc4e32fcb7_b.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Also, don't forget to bevel it. You don't want a...

Also, don't forget to bevel it. You don't want a true 90 deg edge on the outside edges of the box or it will be more difficult to remove, even with release agent. Something like a 2 deg angle works...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Swap for a few bucks? Man, my dealer sells the...

Swap for a few bucks? Man, my dealer sells the shims for $6 each. I'd rather buy new ones and have some on hand than pay for swapping them.
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Most dealerships I've found will swap shims with...

Most dealerships I've found will swap shims with you at no charge as well. I just did this about 2 weeks ago.
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 435,385
Posted By ArcticaMT6
The problem with the ratcheting wrenches is that...

The problem with the ratcheting wrenches is that the ends are bigger and often times can't fit over a bolt where a normal wrench would. I was disappointed to find that out after I bought mine.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Want no further. ...

Want no further.

http://www.bbcracing.com/old/box/

Surely you can find space for stacking up some plywood?

http://www.bbcracing.com/old/box/stand.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Looks good. I needed larger spaces than what you...

Looks good. I needed larger spaces than what you have so I can toss the gas tank and stack wheels in there. I still need to find someplace better to put my track bodywork.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,483
Views: 2,899,238
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I originally didn't have the center 4 casters,...

I originally didn't have the center 4 casters, but it had a slight bend in the middle, so you need all 8. Definitely have the stiffeners if you have a heavy bike like a GS. Top and bottom. A 1x2...
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