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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 95,646
Posted By Whalerman
Excellent reportage and beautiful pictures of the...

Excellent reportage and beautiful pictures of the country.
I spent 5 days floating the Murray river from Tumbler Ridge up to Chetwynd one year.
Your pictures bring back fond memories.
Keep up the...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,382
Posted By Whalerman
Good advice for everything but stainless steel....

Good advice for everything but stainless steel. It work hardens so only centerpunch it once.
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,382
Posted By Whalerman
Sharp bits, lots of lube. If you have a bench...

Sharp bits, lots of lube.
If you have a bench grinder, learn how to sharpen drill bits.
It will make your life easier and impress your friends.
Don't overheat the tip during drilling or sharpening...
Forum: Alaska 07-25-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 111
Sticky: Alaska Primer
Views: 25,280
Posted By Whalerman
Excellent info. I'd like to add that it all...

Excellent info.
I'd like to add that it all holds true for the north half of B.C. as well.
Once you get past Prince George heading north, the communities are small, few and far apart.
For us it's...
Forum: Alaska 07-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,444
Posted By Whalerman
Bear Stories

# 1

I live on the coast in B.C. (yes the pistolless country) and have a few personal bear experiences. The town I live in has had several maulings over the years, always someone being in the...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 356,559
Posted By Whalerman
Great thread, lots of good ideas here. ...

Great thread, lots of good ideas here.

Something nobody has mentioned for removing broken bolts is a left hand drill bit. Invest in a few of the right sizes for your extractor set. More often...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-06-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,227
Posted By Whalerman
Water Heater

I don't know if this is the best place to post these. If there is a more appropriate thread, please move it there.

There was some interest in the camping water heater I built.
Here is the unit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-18-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,227
Posted By Whalerman
You are seeing it correctly. I was breaking camp...

You are seeing it correctly. I was breaking camp so it was out of the fire.
I'll take a series of pictures when I get home.
Is there a better thread to post them in ?

Cheers
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7,340
Views: 2,493,722
Posted By Whalerman
Last Crossing

This picture was taken September 7, 2003. The next day the bridge was gone.
ATVs can cross fairly easily without it, but the banks are steep and muddy so bikes have a hard time.
For sleds we need...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,227
Posted By Whalerman
Not at the moment but I'm sure I can put one...

Not at the moment but I'm sure I can put one together.
I can also take detailed pictures when I get home in 10 days.
I originally used 1/2 inch stainless tubing for the coils and put 3 turns in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,227
Posted By Whalerman
This was in Stewart a few years ago. Not as...

This was in Stewart a few years ago.
Not as elaborate a setup.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y121/bthom/Biking/DSCF0075.jpg

But the view from camp made up for it !
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 101,528
Posted By Whalerman
Loaded for the trip home from the dealers. ...

Loaded for the trip home from the dealers. :clap

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y121/bthom/Biking/P5060002.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 191,972
Posted By Whalerman
River Crossing

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y121/bthom/Biking/DSCF0070.jpg

For the ATVs we use a rope so if one starts to float or gets drowned, he can be pulled back out or pulled across by the other one.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,227
Posted By Whalerman
Good one. :rofl Actually its soap. You...

Good one. :rofl

Actually its soap.
You can see the whole unit here.
There is a tap on the side opposite the fire for washing hands and dishes.
All the legs and tubing come off and get stored...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 277,077
Posted By Whalerman
Telkwa Pass, BC As you can see I didn't let the...

Telkwa Pass, BC
As you can see I didn't let the bike overpower the scenery.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y121/bthom/Biking/Telkwa06017.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,227
Posted By Whalerman
A bunch of my riding buddies and I make an annual...

A bunch of my riding buddies and I make an annual pilgrimage to camp and ride in northwest BC.
We have been doing it so long the third generation is almost old enough to go along.

Can you really...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,128
Posted By Whalerman
Looking Good !

Awesome report!
The daily video is a great addition.

Cheers.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-26-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,174
Posted By Whalerman
Howdy All

I thought I better jump on the bandwagon and introduce myself. First post but been lurking for a while. I am heading to the dealer early in may to try on a 990. I talked to the dealer and he has an...
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