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Forum: The Garage 08-23-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,370
Posted By FBF
I just checked out their website, and it looks...

I just checked out their website, and it looks like everthing is still a go. They still list all of their lifts, as well as the rest of their line. If I remember right, they are in Marshalltown,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By FBF
I hit about 10 inches of standing water at night,...

I hit about 10 inches of standing water at night, that I couldn't see with an ElectraGlide. Hit it so hard that my feet got knocked off the foot boards and the bike felt like it lifted a couple of...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,832
Posted By FBF
If you use penetrating oil with heat, be prepared...

If you use penetrating oil with heat, be prepared for a lot of stink and smoke. One trick I've used a lot is heat the stub up good, then wick some wax around the base of it where it screws in and let...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-12-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,684
Posted By FBF
One thing I can't believe hasn't been mentioned -...

One thing I can't believe hasn't been mentioned - a vacuum packer. I take a lot of dried dinners, take them out of the original packaging and seal them up in foodsaver bags. Takes up a LOT less...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 100,793
Posted By FBF
1973 on a Honda CB100. I then rode it 75 miles...

1973 on a Honda CB100. I then rode it 75 miles back to the guy I borrowed it from. That was a long ride!:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,070
Posted By FBF
I know it may seem strange, but I ride an Electra...

I know it may seem strange, but I ride an Electra Glide with a Roadcrafter, full face, boots and gloves. I get a lot of looks from the other Harley riders, but don't care. I don't heal up as quick as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,315
Posted By FBF
I'm lazy, too as far as pants go. That's why I...

I'm lazy, too as far as pants go. That's why I wear a roadcrafter. With the vents open, it's not bad even in high temps, except when you stop. I get a lot of looks and snide comments wearing my...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,790
Posted By FBF
Last night I talked to a friend who knows Tim....

Last night I talked to a friend who knows Tim. Tim was kind of out of it, not remembering much for a couple hours after the wreck, but he is home doing OK now. The bike was a wing, now it's scrap...
Forum: Face plant 10-10-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,790
Posted By FBF
Hey, I know him! I didn't know he rode, though,...

Hey, I know him! I didn't know he rode, though, so I don't know what kind of Honda he has (or had?). I also used to work with his brother many years ago.
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 133,139
Posted By FBF
blind holes and stick loctite

If you are using anything in a blind hole, be it loctite or a lubricant, don't use too much. If you get a bunch of anything in a blind hole, you can create a hydraulic lock when you install the bolt,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-26-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By FBF
I have two different RAM mounts, and they both...

I have two different RAM mounts, and they both only have one spring.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-28-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
Posted By FBF
Here in Iowa, there is a 911 atlas, covering all...

Here in Iowa, there is a 911 atlas, covering all counties (each county on a separate page), available from the DOT printing office. They hae two formats, one 8 1/2 X 11, one 11 X 17. They ar B&W, but...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,812
Posted By FBF
I have both the Leatherman and the Gerber. I've...

I have both the Leatherman and the Gerber. I've never been pinched by the Gerber, and I like it the best. The number one reason is because the pliers on the leatherman don't hold up as well, and if...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,818
Posted By FBF
Without going into the gear part, I carry...

Without going into the gear part, I carry everything in a day pack. It is my portable "kitchen", and I can strap it anywhere on the bike. In it I have all my cooking gear, as well as the food stuffs....
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By FBF
Forrest Rat

Forrest Rat
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2006, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By FBF
I had the same problem with mine. After a few...

I had the same problem with mine. After a few tries, I found that it would work fine plugged into one USB port, but not another. I don't know why, because I loaded the latest drivers, so now I just...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By FBF
I bought that mount for mine, and it works great....

I bought that mount for mine, and it works great. You take the cradle off the marine mount, and bolt it to the round plate, using the screws and nuts that come with the ram mount. The main advantage...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,556
Posted By FBF
Thumb Thanks

Thanks for the replies. I ordered a new battery, then contacted Garmin support. They told me that when I get my new battery, send them my old one and if it indeed was bad, they would reimburse me....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-20-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,556
Posted By FBF
276C Battery

I just bought a slightly used 276C off EBay. It works fine off the power adapter, but the battery was dead. That's the problem. When I try to go into the battery charge mode, it says "battery...
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