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Forum: Equipment 08-29-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,265
Posted By UncleHowie
Thumb Yet another option...

If you don't like any of the excellent suggestions above, BestRest has you covered.
http://www.bestrestproducts.com/c-24-oil-jugs.aspx

I've been using the 8-oz bottle for several years. I've...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,917
Posted By UncleHowie
Thumb Two thumbs up for Sullivan Glove!!!

http://www.sullivanglove.com/scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=22

I've got several pair of Sullivan gloves, in different styles. Most of their gloves are made in USA. I believe all of the...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,258
Posted By UncleHowie
Yeah, but $700 bikes usually leak pretty badly....

Yeah, but $700 bikes usually leak pretty badly. That tent shouldn't! :rofl
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By UncleHowie
Thumb Two thumbs up!

Yep, Tom makes great stuff. Machined works of art, some of it.

Last year at Redmond, I bought "one of everything" by him that I didn't already have for my bike.

Thanks, Tom!
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 110,993
Posted By UncleHowie
Puke Whatever...

I didn't see where EZ tolerated shoddy workmanship.

I did see where one piece of gear fit "perfectly," and the second wasn't right. The second was replaced by the vendor, whereupon it fit "like...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By UncleHowie
Rain-Off from NZ!

I prefer rain covers for my regular gloves, as opposed to waterproof gloves. I have big hands, and have a hard time finding gloves to fit- much less "waterproof" ones.

Here's what I use:...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,150
Posted By UncleHowie
The reason some folks are looking for a lift this...

The reason some folks are looking for a lift this high is that... they're tall! :D

For me, having the oil drain pan at 48" high would be a beautiful thing. A lift that goes 30" up is just high...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,150
Posted By UncleHowie
Well, for cripe's sakes... I've been trying...

Well, for cripe's sakes...

I've been trying to do a search on this lift here, but my searches keep coming up with, "Erem, the following words were either too short or there were a zillion, so we...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By UncleHowie
OK... this to late to help you on this trip,...

OK... this to late to help you on this trip, but... :D

Life is short. Replace the pot, and be done with it.

I'd talk to MSR/Cascade Designs, and see if they won't work with you on a...
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By UncleHowie
Lots of cool bikes. Ya might even catch a Harley...

Lots of cool bikes. Ya might even catch a Harley with loud pipes! :D
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,871
Posted By UncleHowie
You have to go to the "Vendor Discounts to ADV...

You have to go to the "Vendor Discounts to ADV inmates" thread:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=431761 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=431761)

Scroll down to the...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,146
Posted By UncleHowie
Do you have a liner with the one-piece, or is it...

Do you have a liner with the one-piece, or is it a rain "oversuit"? Is the rain suit a one-piece, too, or is it two-piece?

I've got mesh pants and jacket w/the internal liner. I've been through...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,132
Posted By UncleHowie
Cut him some slack- at least he used safety...

Cut him some slack- at least he used safety chains! :clap
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,310
Posted By UncleHowie
Yes, though I think the calf would fit better....

Yes, though I think the calf would fit better. :lol3

Fix your profile. I detect a missing K1600... :evil
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,172
Posted By UncleHowie
Hmmm... no hanging loop on jacket or pants? ...

Hmmm... no hanging loop on jacket or pants?

I've got a hanging loop on both of my Motoport jackets.

Not sure on the pants, but I hang them on a hanger when I'm at home.

So there.:D
...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,310
Posted By UncleHowie
Got my two today, as well. One for me, one...

Got my two today, as well.

One for me, one for SWMBO.

I'm very pleased, as the extra couple of inches makes quite a difference.

At least, that's what she said... :D :D :D
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,595
Posted By UncleHowie
Luckily, "There's an App for that!" :lol3 ...

Luckily, "There's an App for that!" :lol3

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=672911 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=672911)
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,064
Posted By UncleHowie
At least you're not from someplace like Georgia,...

At least you're not from someplace like Georgia, where the summer heat and humidity can be unbearable!:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,064
Posted By UncleHowie
Easy mod to make jumper cable use more...

Easy mod to make jumper cable use more pleasurable...
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/R1150%20starter%20post%20install.pdf

It's for an 1150GS, but I think there is another thread around...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,918
Posted By UncleHowie
Laugh I think you thanked me for my help prematurely...

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x66/Degzi/Apes.jpg

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,549
Posted By UncleHowie
Thumb LDComfort...

I'm a big believer in the LDComfort shorts. :bert

I have several pairs of shorts, plus tights :D, a top, and the do-rag thingee.

$45 for undershorts seems completely ridiculous, but I decided...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,310
Posted By UncleHowie
Wicked I'm in for two! Order already placed...:D ...

I'm in for two! Order already placed...:D

Thanks, Tom!:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By UncleHowie
So are Buck knives.:evil Well, some of...

So are Buck knives.:evil
Well, some of them.:huh
OK, a few of them are still made here!:D
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By UncleHowie
Thumb Well, I don't have Micatechs, so we'll just get...

Well, I don't have Micatechs, so we'll just get that out of the way!:D I've got aluminum bags from another well-respected manufacturer, which came on my GS when I bought it used.

I'm still sore...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 263,921
Posted By UncleHowie
Maybe- certainly makes more sense than just...

Maybe- certainly makes more sense than just fat!:evil
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 263,921
Posted By UncleHowie
Does this quote strike anyone else as a little...

Does this quote strike anyone else as a little strange? I'm intrigued.

For simplicity's sake, let's call the cooked bacon 1/2 pound.
For simplicity's sake, let's call the raw bacon 3 lb.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,660
Posted By UncleHowie
Fair enough! I'm glad to see it's something...

Fair enough! I'm glad to see it's something you've checked into.

Thanks for the response! :thumb
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,660
Posted By UncleHowie
Still no H2W roll-top bags in any color besides...

Still no H2W roll-top bags in any color besides black...

I'd like Hi-Viz, but would settle for yellow, or maybe even red.

Not so many Harleys here... give us some options!:D
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By UncleHowie
Oh, yeah? The time I waste on this forum never...

Oh, yeah? The time I waste on this forum never fails to amaze my wife!:D:D:D
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,146
Posted By UncleHowie
Thumb I've spoken with Wayne over the phone regarding...

I've spoken with Wayne over the phone regarding two different orders, as well as having met him in person.

He may sound indifferent, but I think that's just his manner of speech. Like you, I...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,115
Posted By UncleHowie
In my experience, gloves typically bleed. If...

In my experience, gloves typically bleed. If you're running deerskin gloves, the "natural" or "gold" color typically isn't as noticeable as black when it does bleed.

I don't recall ever having a...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By UncleHowie
"Hidin' now." :hide ...

"Hidin' now." :hide







:D
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By UncleHowie
Cry I've been bugging Tom (the Chairman) about...

I've been bugging Tom (the Chairman) about building/selling one since the RA rally in 2008. So far, I've gotten out of him:
-he has a pattern
-he had some prototypes before I ever spoke with him...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,678
Posted By UncleHowie
I like the part in the video where they're...

I like the part in the video where they're chopping down saplings with two strokes, then digging in the dirt/sand/clay, THEN using the edge to slice what appears to be the makings for potato chips....
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,811
Posted By UncleHowie
+1 for the Rain-Off covers from New Zealand. ...

+1 for the Rain-Off covers from New Zealand.

I've got a pair and I LOVE them. I have big hands (a lot of XXL gloves don't fit), and Rain-Off makes covers that fit.

The Rain-Off covers have...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,588
Posted By UncleHowie
Don't look at it as "comfort gear," look at it as...

Don't look at it as "comfort gear," look at it as "safety gear.":D

In all seriousness- if you're focused on being cold, you're not focused on riding safely. Being cold negatively affects your...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,739
Posted By UncleHowie
These fellers, authorized Coleman repair center,...

These fellers, authorized Coleman repair center, have been endorsing a capful of Gumout in a tank of fuel for years. http://www.thriftyoutfitters.com/Repairs.html

I've been doing it for years,...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By UncleHowie
The biggest use for 303 is to help keep your...

The biggest use for 303 is to help keep your Hi-Viz from fading. I spoke to Wayne about the fading, and we discussed the 303. To paraphrase his info: the 303 is attacked by the UV rays that would...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By UncleHowie
Do yourself a favor- go to your local tent &...

Do yourself a favor- go to your local tent & awning place, and order a gallon of the 303 Fabric Protector (same as Wayne sells, but cheaper by the gallon).

Use it. Spray Early, Spray Often.:D
...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,242
Posted By UncleHowie
For those of us who are really big, the BA Park...

For those of us who are really big, the BA Park Series, etc. won't work- even with the "Wedgie" installed.

As far as I'm concerned, a 36" wide bag is just a "normal" size bag, not an XL.

I'd...
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