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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
Done and done. Count is at 180. dayumn. ...

Done and done.

Count is at 180. dayumn. :eek1 I'm fine with it though. I'll pick up a solid 200. I'll bring the fixins to fry some up too.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
The page 1 lists have been updated. Let me know...

The page 1 lists have been updated. Let me know if you want to be on any of the lists. I may have let a couple slip through the cracks.

Oyster count so far: 168 (holy crap)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,362
Posted By akarob
I can offer some reasonably priced repair work on...

I can offer some reasonably priced repair work on those items, or anything you might have. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
So I managed to find my GPS, which is nice. :D

So I managed to find my GPS, which is nice. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
That's a heck of a trip. It'll be worth it, not...

That's a heck of a trip. It'll be worth it, not a problem. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
Ready for the 2015 season. Shake down ride...

Ready for the 2015 season. Shake down ride complete. All systems go. It was a bit fussy at first, but after the first minute, it was ready to brap.

http://i.imgur.com/K4RkgpC.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2716&q=32507...

http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2716&q=325072&deepNav_GID=1650
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
The campgrounds in the park aren't open for about...

The campgrounds in the park aren't open for about another month. There's a few private ones in the area that you could look into.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
Wow, very cool. It'll be really well set up for...

Wow, very cool. It'll be really well set up for you. :clap

Is that a titanium spork I see in the photo?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
+1, as slow as they are to change things for the...

+1, as slow as they are to change things for the better, theyre about that slow to change things for the worse. Rusty's been involved in a lot of the efforts over the years, I cant blame him for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
Yes, I still have it. I think the bulb mounting...

Yes, I still have it. I think the bulb mounting base still works, but its not great. Yours for the taking. I don't think any part of the light assembly is nice enough to ask money for, but may not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
The oyster count is up to 108 so far, looking a...

The oyster count is up to 108 so far, looking a lot like I'll be picking up a solid 200. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
...in case anyone is looking for a nice clean...

...in case anyone is looking for a nice clean 950cc dualsport. Asking price is high, but that's only the starting point of a negotiation.

http://hartford.craigslist.org/mcy/4933550702.html
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
They will be picked up at Copps Island Oysters...

They will be picked up at Copps Island Oysters early Friday morning and then brought directly to the campsite. These are the guys that farm them and they don't get any fresher. Friday afternoon and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
+1 :clap The Gods will be happy. Ok,...

+1 :clap The Gods will be happy.


Ok, so I have to details on the oyster situation. Yes, this is really happening.

I can offer them to the group for $10/dozen. That includes a little...
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 19,274
Posted By akarob
Lots of stuff going on here. I did a couple...

Lots of stuff going on here. I did a couple great gear repairs recently. Zippers and more zippers.

I just took this switching gears to make a bag, with 1" reflective tape added. There's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By akarob
In. I'm glad the track staff decided to let...

In.

I'm glad the track staff decided to let us back this year. Last year some asshole flipped off the track manager, putting future rides there in jeopardy.

It's one of the best rides all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
They do not.

They do not.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
Nope. The ground is pretty level, but that would...

Nope. The ground is pretty level, but that would be super tricky to back into the tiny campsites. Campers are allowed, but the sites are really set up to be tent sites more than anything. Besides...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,967
Posted By akarob
I've been known to bring some self-harvested hard...

I've been known to bring some self-harvested hard shell clams to a campout, just saying. No promises, but I will if the tides are in my favor and the beds are open.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
2 stroke or 4?

2 stroke or 4?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 969
Posted By akarob
Nice try, but today is a total wash out.

Nice try, but today is a total wash out.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
I just put new knobbies on the 450, and I only...

I just put new knobbies on the 450, and I only pinched a tube once. Seat Concepts accidentally sent me a standard cover to fit my tall replacement foam, but they got it straightened out and I'll...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
Looks nice. If I went aftermarket on my 990, it...

Looks nice. If I went aftermarket on my 990, it would be with Wings. You'll have to let me try it. I never rode the 690 before.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,209
Views: 243,449
Posted By akarob
Bigger BMW? If I had to replace the 990, I am...

Bigger BMW? If I had to replace the 990, I am considering going Bavarian.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-13-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11,804
Views: 2,560,420
Posted By akarob
My wife said she likes a backrest. I told her I...

My wife said she likes a backrest. I told her I like her front pressed against my back. I can see how this would be a good idea though, it appears to be nicely done.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
The will be presented to you in a bucket.

The will be presented to you in a bucket.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
So the subject of food has been on my mind. I...

So the subject of food has been on my mind. I know Mrs akarob will be contributing some grub on Friday night. Most likely the spicy clam chowder I like. Maybe some cookies. No special frosting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
Pretty soon I'm going to have to get serious...

Pretty soon I'm going to have to get serious about making sure my GPS is good to go with the files on it. That means I have to actually find it now. 4 weeks and change now.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,967
Posted By akarob
Sure, for the rod, I suggest a Shakespeare...

Sure, for the rod, I suggest a Shakespeare TM66SPT. That's the 6'6" version. The shorter version break far too easily.

For a spinning reel, you can't go wrong with any Shimano or Diawa reel in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,967
Posted By akarob
Yea, I just picked up the biggest black spinner...

Yea, I just picked up the biggest black spinner Mepps makes. I am going to try my luck at night fishing for bass this year.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-12-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,967
Posted By akarob
Bass, pike, walleye - that's what I'm talking...

Bass, pike, walleye - that's what I'm talking about. :D We do a lot of moto fishing locally and have telescoping poles and full tackle set ups that fit in backpacks. The plan is to get there early...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
I forgot about the sandpit section (minute mark...

I forgot about the sandpit section (minute mark 4:20 in that video). What an awesome place to show everyone how awesome (or shitty) you are.:clap

There's no shame in laying it down once or twice...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,967
Posted By akarob
What town are you in again? I mean I knew...

What town are you in again? I mean I knew personally, but I forgot. That is, if you don't mind pitting it out there. I just want to look into the area and scout out some possible fishing spots in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
Looks like fun. I look forward to the after...

Looks like fun. I look forward to the after pictures.

Also, I just want to thank the guys that have been on "standby status" with me to do some frozen trail riding. Looks like that's not going...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
It does not. All the events are on private land....

It does not. All the events are on private land. No road sections.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,786
Posted By akarob
Yeap, the community is what makes the events...

Yeap, the community is what makes the events good. I can't tell you how many great people I've met hosting a few campouts a year. Enough that I can't usually have an open invitation like this much...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
I have one. It's got the glass and the...

I have one. It's got the glass and the reflector. I'll take some pictures tonight. $20 and its yours.

I also have one off a 2008 but the wiring is a little toasted. Good candidate for LED...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12,878
Views: 830,821
Posted By akarob
I rode to Bass Pro Shop in Foxboro on my...

I rode to Bass Pro Shop in Foxboro on my Ridgeline's heated seat and scored some sweet new fish catching stuff. It was my first time there. Cabellas is ok in-season, but this place is on another...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,919
Posted By akarob
Corn starch will also keep rubber very happy. ...

Corn starch will also keep rubber very happy.

Also, thanks for the support with the crash bar bags. I'm glad you like them.
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