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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 06:31 AM
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Posted By higworld
Rich ... Already checked wires on that side. ...

Rich ... Already checked wires on that side. Nothing melted and everything connected. 😒

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By higworld
Dammit Squared

So I charged up the battery and went for a long ride last week. All was well. I could see on the handlebar-mounted voltage gauge that anything over 2.5k RPMs, the battery was right up near 15v,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 06:02 AM
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Posted By higworld
I don't know why, but that bike reminds me of the...

I don't know why, but that bike reminds me of the Mach 5. You need to paint a big red M on the front somehow. Oh, and put on some of those spinning buzzsaws that pop out from the front. That would...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By higworld
I think I got my electrical gremlins sorted out. ...

I think I got my electrical gremlins sorted out. Found a loose connection between the battery and a relay I use for aux power ... like my GPS. Because it was toggling itself, it was tricking the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By higworld
Minor Update ...

Jeremy ... thanks for the offer. Both offers, actually. Stay tuned, might need one or the other.

I had the battery tested at Advance Auto. Their machine said it was good, just had little to no...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By higworld
Alas, I don't have a multimeter. :-( I have a...

Alas, I don't have a multimeter. :-( I have a lame-ass thing that has lights for 6v, 12v, and 15v. The 12v lit up, so I have no idea about the decimal places.

The battery is an "Autocraft Power...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By higworld
Dammit

17 days until my bike trip, and my Connie is misbehaving.

I think the charging system is dead. The previous owner said he replaced the battery, which was odd since the one I had in it before...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By higworld
Appreciate the offer, but we're moving with the...

Appreciate the offer, but we're moving with the aid of a checkbook! Five paid, professional strong backs and two trucks. I personally ain't doing shit except pointing.

The only issue we have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 11:04 AM
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Posted By higworld
Workbench

Any of you FFs need a workbench? Wooden, maybe 6' by 2'. New from Lowes (or at least as new as last year. Actually folds if needed. Very sturdy. Even has a small grinder bolted to it. Free. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2014, 11:50 AM
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Posted By higworld
More Free Crap

In a couple of hours, I'll be posting up a ton of free furniture on CL. Tables, chairs, shelves, huge fricking cabinet, rugs, etc. Friends first though. If anyone needs/wants free furniture, text...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By higworld
PERFECT! This was what I was hoping for.

PERFECT! This was what I was hoping for.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By higworld
Cool beans. Hadn't thought of going offshore. ...

Cool beans. Hadn't thought of going offshore. Great idea.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 10:21 AM
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Posted By higworld
Florida, Ho!

OK, events in my life have conspired to direct my yearly motorcycle trip to the great state of Florida. In August. LOL!

We were supposed to be moving to Oregon from Virginia in October, so the ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By higworld
Not Sears directly. Their "scratch and dent"...

Not Sears directly. Their "scratch and dent" warehouse up on the Northside. It was new though. I see them in there periodically. Stuff runs through there pretty quickly. Whatever won't sell...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By higworld
Sorry, you're 4th in line. :-) Jeremy has...

Sorry, you're 4th in line. :-)

Jeremy has dibs, as he was the first one to post back.

Thing was less than a hundred bucks. Kinda iffy on workmanship, but it suited my needs. I hate that I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By higworld
Pic updated. F'ing Dropbox links. :-( ...

Pic updated. F'ing Dropbox links. :-(

Jeremy asked first, so ... :ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By higworld
Tool Box?

Anyone need this? Won't fit in the condo. Cheap knockoff I purchased from Sears Outlet.

http://famwise.net/__web_images/toolbox.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By higworld
Honda House and Sprockets are the same now. You...

Honda House and Sprockets are the same now. You actually shop for the Yamaha bikes where Sprockets was ... as well as all accessories. Very limited select on jackets. Decent helmet choices, but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 11:07 AM
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Posted By higworld
Helmet Shops

Where in Richmond (west and inside the city, preferably) can one find a decent selection of helmets to try on? Honda House didn't have anything I liked. I rode out to Ken's today, but they have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By higworld
I have no way to deliver. Sorry. Were only a...

I have no way to deliver. Sorry. Were only a mile apart. Maybe I can drag it behind the bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By higworld
RVA Specials

OK, now that we're staying in RVA ... and moving to a condo to boot ... we're getting rid of a few more things. Like a gas grill and a lawn tractor. Can't use them at Rocketts Landing. Here are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By higworld
https://db.tt/JNkXJw2A ...

https://db.tt/JNkXJw2A

http://famwise.net/__web_images/tag20140622.jpg

Where Rocketts Land. And BTW, if you happen to stand exactly where I was and look right, you will see where I'll be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 11:01 AM
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Posted By higworld
https://db.tt/vJzrrOVf ...

https://db.tt/vJzrrOVf

http://famwise.net/__web_images/grab20140622.jpg


Hollywood cemetery. Tapatalk won't let me upload, so I had to link. New tag shortly.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By higworld
And where the f*** is the new tag? :deal

And where the f*** is the new tag? :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By higworld
House is sold, and we're out of here on 7/11. ...

House is sold, and we're out of here on 7/11. Moving into an "Exec-U-Stay" in Short Pump for a couple of months while we figure something out. One of our rentals might be losing its tenants soon,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By higworld
Shoot

Looks like I'm staying in Richmond. Monica didn't get the job in Portland. In spite of being the front runner by a long, long shot ... and despite the posted job description having the word...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By higworld
Yep. The things I do for tag. I knew that night...

Yep. The things I do for tag. I knew that night that tag would be revived in a few months, so I sabotaged the KLR in order to be able to buy back the Connie so I could make the grab. Let's see MOB...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By higworld
Gotcha!

398 days later ... :ricky:wings
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By higworld
Ta-Da!

OK, let's move this puppy along! Old tag:

http://famwise.net/__web_images/oldtag20140619.jpg

New tag! Yea, it's not hard to find, nor fun to get to. I changed my oil and needed a short test...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By higworld
What The Rest Of You Missed

Chuck's floppy foreskin of a brat.

http://famwise.net/__web_images/cm1.jpg

This is at 6:30. Half gone. By 11, a new bottle had to be tapped. :deal

http://famwise.net/__web_images/cm2.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By higworld
that's going to make it difficult to meet you...

that's going to make it difficult to meet you guys ... Leave a flag or something
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By higworld
I have a small grate. And I was planning on...

I have a small grate. And I was planning on bringing enough for a gang. Those who like the selection can pay me back. A larger grate would be welcome.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By higworld
Saturday morning at 10am, correct. Meat? Why,...

Saturday morning at 10am, correct. Meat? Why, red of course. LOL! Actually, I'll grab whatever looks yummy, along with some side stuff. Fresh Market, so it will be better quality.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By higworld
I plan to drink heavily. :freaky On a more...

I plan to drink heavily. :freaky

On a more serious note, I'm planning on pointing the TJ west around 10am, stopping at a store to load up on water, beverages, meat, charcoal, etc. If anyone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 06:44 AM
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Posted By higworld
And here I was, being good and following orders. ...

And here I was, being good and following orders. "Let the thread die", I was told.

Well, shit. I'm going out this afternoon! :evil:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By higworld
And, what'd we get ... ?

And, what'd we get ... ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2014, 08:05 PM
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Posted By higworld
So ... Ive decided that this is the year I leap...

So ... Ive decided that this is the year I leap from a perfectly good plane onto terra firma. I've lost 20 lbs and will be even slimmer soon. So ... Who wants to join me in my next stupid...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By higworld
So ... is it time for power tool one upmanship...

So ... is it time for power tool one upmanship stories. Lol! Well, let me tell you a story about ..

Mobile Tagging HQ
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By higworld
Let's call it Noon. Hopefully others will pile...

Let's call it Noon. Hopefully others will pile in as well. If not, I'll be the ugly guy on the Concours. :-)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By higworld
Always wanted to try that place. I usually go to...

Always wanted to try that place. I usually go to Pho So 1. But I'm game. What time? 11:30? Noon?
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