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Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,237
Posted By MasterMarine
Nice job on the video! Makes me want to go ride...

Nice job on the video! Makes me want to go ride some single track in Idaho.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By MasterMarine
MXGP needs help yet again in Snohomish County, WA

MXGP needs help to build a facility in Snohomish County. The opposition keeps losing hearing after hearing but then seem to always get the last word. Please send an email to the county commissioners...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,375
Posted By MasterMarine
I am not quite sure why there has been a tire...

I am not quite sure why there has been a tire debate in this thread but oh well. :huh

Thanks for your kind words. I have had fun working on the bike and will be adding some more goodies soon.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 1,780,881
Posted By MasterMarine
All this stuff comes in the box with the bike. ...

All this stuff comes in the box with the bike.

http://mastermarine.smugmug.com/photos/i-qbwm5Bc/0/XL/i-qbwm5Bc-XL.jpg

There is a list of all the stuff (the white paper). Stuff I have not seen...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,415
Posted By MasterMarine
I know many people who have had a hard time...

I know many people who have had a hard time figuring that one out! :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By MasterMarine
Why don't they make it a sticker and give you 2...

Why don't they make it a sticker and give you 2 of them for $30.

The biggest benefit to the Discover Pass is the enforcement people are cruising thru the parking lots a bit more often looking for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 29,884
Posted By MasterMarine
I weighed my bike on an old bathroom scale (which...

I weighed my bike on an old bathroom scale (which does not zero properly) so it may not be perfectly accurate. I just set the scale on my HF bike lift. Lifted the bike up in the air and then read the...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,964
Posted By MasterMarine
Nice. I will have to watch some more of your...

Nice. I will have to watch some more of your cross training and trials videos. Thanks for sharing them.

Maybe this is posted somewhere else but do you have a picture of the gizmo you have bungee...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,964
Posted By MasterMarine
It does not appear they are that much cheaper...

It does not appear they are that much cheaper (the Rekluse). They are $299 US. Thanks for the info about the Clake stuff. Not many of them around here...

So you are the guy who did the DR...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 1,780,881
Posted By MasterMarine
Replacing the flush Allen head bolts with...

Replacing the flush Allen head bolts with standard hex bolts can make life easier. They are much easier to remove in the future. It is also important to use some sort of thread treatment. Something...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,964
Posted By MasterMarine
It also sounds like you can use the SLR for the...

It also sounds like you can use the SLR for the clutch and the stock clutch master for the rear brake. And retain the pedal. I am thinking this would be more natural with the Rekluse. Plus way...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 332,079
Posted By MasterMarine
Hey team ftb. Thanks for sharing your thoughts...

Hey team ftb.
Thanks for sharing your thoughts on the packing systems you have tried. It is helpful to see how they survive in the conditions you travel in.

I am interested to hear what has...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,964
Posted By MasterMarine
Thank you for your comments about the Clake 2....

Thank you for your comments about the Clake 2. There is not much info online about these things and they are a large investment.

I am considering the Clake 2 or the Clake SLR (their LHRB) to go...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-29-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,788
Posted By MasterMarine
Sounds like fun. Someday I will make it to Mexico.

Sounds like fun. Someday I will make it to Mexico.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-29-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,788
Posted By MasterMarine
Big bikes or small bikes??

Big bikes or small bikes??
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 816,361
Posted By MasterMarine
Wow. I sure wish I could leave my bike unlocked...

Wow. I sure wish I could leave my bike unlocked outside on the trailer in front of my house all night and have it all still be there in the morning. This is probably the best advertisement for people...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,853
Posted By MasterMarine
Nice job! Thanks for sharing your trip. Beautiful...

Nice job! Thanks for sharing your trip. Beautiful stuff out there!! :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 3,418,419
Posted By MasterMarine
Hi Fawky, I have not been to Russia but I have...

Hi Fawky,
I have not been to Russia but I have had some experience with turning down alcohol in Romania and Hungary. It is often a bit confusing for them when I refuse to partake. I do not think the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,256
Posted By MasterMarine
I just found this link to an old paper about the...

I just found this link to an old paper about the mining claims in the Jarbidge and Contact area (http://pubs.usgs.gov/bul/0497/report.pdf). Neat stuff!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,435
Views: 875,912
Posted By MasterMarine
How are the switchbacks?

How are the switchbacks?
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 411,383
Posted By MasterMarine
That is a cool tent. Exactly how big is it when...

That is a cool tent. Exactly how big is it when it is packed? You mentioned the size of a dinner plate. I wonder if I could fit it in my GL Coyote?
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 476,746
Posted By MasterMarine
Bring it! Can't wait!! :evil I printed out that...

Bring it! Can't wait!! :evil I printed out that last post of yours and put it in the binder with all my service manual and other important info. Thanks. :clap
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 476,746
Posted By MasterMarine
There is some stuff available from Evinrude /...

There is some stuff available from Evinrude / Johnson dealers (http://shop.evinrude.com/product/776567/777193/_/Anti-Corrosion_Spray,_11_oz_Spray_Can) that you spray all over everything under the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 29,884
Posted By MasterMarine
Maybe some other fuel injected bike. I have no...

Maybe some other fuel injected bike. I have no trouble kick starting my 500EXC. It is definitely not a bear. I don't have to fool around with finding top dead center or hot start buttons like many...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 476,746
Posted By MasterMarine
This is one of the best posts I have ever found...

This is one of the best posts I have ever found on ADVrider so I have to quote it. So much handy and important info is included in the text and the pictures.

Great job, AntiPaul! :clap Thank you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 1,780,881
Posted By MasterMarine
If you want some that you will never have to...

If you want some that you will never have to worry about again, get some from Highway Dirt Bikes. They are tough! :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 29,884
Posted By MasterMarine
Umm, OK I'll bite...... I would say the...

Umm, OK I'll bite......

I would say the better analogy is the Husky is just a rebadged Husaberg. Really the only true EXC part on the bike is the engine. I guess you could say
an XC frame and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 29,884
Posted By MasterMarine
So to summarize, the Husky 501 is a KTM 500 EXC...

So to summarize, the Husky 501 is a KTM 500 EXC with linkage rear suspension, 4CS forks, plastic subframe, a skid plate, no kick starter, and no aftermarket big fuel tanks currently available. And it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,256
Posted By MasterMarine
Thanks for the kind words. It was a great trip....

Thanks for the kind words. It was a great trip. Planning for this year now. I think we are going to stay in the shed again! :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,466
Posted By MasterMarine
That is it. Same place. Your bike is parked where...

That is it. Same place. Your bike is parked where Bill is standing in one of my pics. Looks like there has been some erosion in the last few years. Your second picture looks like how I remember most...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,466
Posted By MasterMarine
Did you watch this video of that day? The decent...

Did you watch this video of that day? The decent to Indian Hot Springs starts at 7:39. It was a long rocky day!

<IFRAME height=720 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CPOBGaKllF4?rel=0" frameBorder=0...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 1,780,881
Posted By MasterMarine
That is a cool setup. I might need to get one of...

That is a cool setup. I might need to get one of those. Thanks for sharing! :clap
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,596
Posted By MasterMarine
Normally we have a system of stop at...

Normally we have a system of stop at intersections and wait for the rider following, then go in the correct direction the last rider took off in. This system works pretty well for both dual sport...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,596
Posted By MasterMarine
I am interested to know how that setup works for...

I am interested to know how that setup works for you. :ear I am trying to figure out what to buy.

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,256
Posted By MasterMarine
Hi TheAdmiral, Go down there. It is...

Hi TheAdmiral,

Go down there. It is fantastic. Lots of great riding and exploring to do in the area. Thank you for your positive comments.




Hi IdahoSam,

I am glad you enjoyed the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,256
Posted By MasterMarine
I posted this in another thread but thought...

I posted this in another thread but thought someone reading this one may be interested in the info. Here is some specific info about our last day down there:





Here you go. This is from the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 24,466
Posted By MasterMarine
Here you go. This is from the last day of my 2014...

Here you go. This is from the last day of my 2014 NV ride. I did this loop from Jarbidge on my unladen 2013 KTM 500 EXC. I had adjusted the sag back to single track settings.

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 29,884
Posted By MasterMarine
I see your point. I just think the pinch style...

I see your point. I just think the pinch style clamp is the right thing for the job. I don't see it as a huge problem IF you are prepared to deal with it.
I carry spare fuel line and the screw type...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 29,884
Posted By MasterMarine
That is a cool filter. Thanks for sharing it....

That is a cool filter. Thanks for sharing it. :clap

You might not think those stock clamps are so cool if you need to replace a damaged hose out on a ride. I changed all of mine on my 2013 KTM...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By MasterMarine
I hear you. I went camping a couple of years ago...

I hear you. I went camping a couple of years ago at Foggy Dew and I forgot to bring along some white gas for my coleman stove. I remembered before I got too far and stopped at a few stores along the...
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