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Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 11:00 AM
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Posted By AK Oldman
Love them. Good looking and very practical!

Love them. Good looking and very practical!
Forum: The Garage 06-28-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 407,213
Posted By AK Oldman
I was getting my ATV, 2002 Polaris Sportsman 700,...

I was getting my ATV, 2002 Polaris Sportsman 700, ready for a week long camping trip. The destination was 525 miles from home. The afternoon before our departure I notice the brakes are pretty weak....
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
Yep, really!

Yep, really!
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2013, 03:45 PM
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Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
Thanks and nice job!

Thanks and nice job!
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
I must be having a bad day or something. I have...

I must be having a bad day or something. I have no idea what you are talking about. :hmmmmm
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
Thanks. Poor memory here, I do not remember...

Thanks. Poor memory here, I do not remember reading them. They would put me on the defensive also.
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
I must have missed a few posts, I haven't seen...

I must have missed a few posts, I haven't seen anyone knock this. Why so defensive?
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
Floor dry works the best, but I use kitty liter. ...

Floor dry works the best, but I use kitty liter. The big box stores just toss the stuff if the boxes are busted open. I happened to be in the right place at the right time and picked up 300 pounds...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
I painted my tools red 40 years ago. They are...

I painted my tools red 40 years ago. They are still with me!:D
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2013, 10:50 PM
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Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
Did you build the tank or buy it? If you bought...

Did you build the tank or buy it? If you bought it, would you please provide a link? If you built it, would you be willing to share the specs and sources for components?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-30-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,125,128
Posted By AK Oldman
No, patent granted. Goldwings have had an air...

No, patent granted. Goldwings have had an air bag option for several years now. Last I heard, which was a couple of years ago, it had been credited with saving three lives. All were similar...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 88,471
Posted By AK Oldman
You can put just about any bags on. There are a...

You can put just about any bags on. There are a few outfits that make mounts, some you would have to make your own or modify ones designed for another bike to fit. The Triumph bags can be found in...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2012, 09:43 PM
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Views: 88,471
Posted By AK Oldman
There are still lots of accessories out there. ...

There are still lots of accessories out there. There is a 2012 1050 Tiger so it's not like it's been out of production for years. Here is a great forum with answers to just about ny question you...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
I have been using New Skin foro minor stuff for...

I have been using New Skin foro minor stuff for years. As bad as my fingers crack New Skin just isn't strong enough.
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
My hands get extremely dry, particularly in low...

My hands get extremely dry, particularly in low humidity climates, and the ends of my fingers and thumbs split open on me. I use super glue to hold the split closed. It works very well on minor...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,409
Posted By AK Oldman
Thanks. That would work quite well.

Thanks. That would work quite well.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,409
Posted By AK Oldman
This is the pic I needed to see. I probably...

This is the pic I needed to see. I probably missed this in an earlier post. I thought the end of the tent, toward the bike, was open and you would have to very carefully crawl in. The side opening...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2012, 06:47 PM
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Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,409
Posted By AK Oldman
Take a look at post number 41, just above yours.

Take a look at post number 41, just above yours.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,409
Posted By AK Oldman
Read your link, this is the same guy.

Read your link, this is the same guy.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2012, 11:20 AM
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Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
Outstanding idea!

Outstanding idea!
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 01:52 PM
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Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
No, I think that's perfect!

No, I think that's perfect!
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 407,213
Posted By AK Oldman
My oldest son borrowed my cruiser for a few...

My oldest son borrowed my cruiser for a few months. He put the single key I handed him on a ring with a bunch of other keys. When he brought the bike back the triple tree was, IMNSHO, ruined. I'm...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
I prefer putting things like head bolts, manifold...

I prefer putting things like head bolts, manifold bolts, rod and main bearing bolts etc, back in the same holes they came out of. So even though they are all the same length, a bolt template like...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
Seafoam has long been used as a fuel system...

Seafoam has long been used as a fuel system cleaner. Pour some in the gas tank and it works great cleaning carbs and fuel injectors while you ride/drive.
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
What do you use to get the burnt rubber off of...

What do you use to get the burnt rubber off of the can?
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
Looks like a holder for those big beach...

Looks like a holder for those big beach umbrellas.:D
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 407,213
Posted By AK Oldman
http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/434...

http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/4345_101746891936_101736726936_2261902_3533188_n.jpg
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,541
Posted By AK Oldman
That applies to any hydraulic lift, not just the...

That applies to any hydraulic lift, not just the Harbor Freight table. You should never leave anything suspended by hydraulics unless it has a locking rod and you have double checked to ensure it is...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
Well, I was out on Adak Island, in the middle of...

Well, I was out on Adak Island, in the middle of the Aleutians, when I first started messing around with BBS and such. If everything was working perfectly, I could download a full 1 meg in right at...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
Oh hell, I think I have cancer!:yikes

Oh hell, I think I have cancer!:yikes
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
This was back in the 70s. Almost everything was...

This was back in the 70s. Almost everything was safe back then.:hmmmmm
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,009
Posted By AK Oldman
[QUOTE=MagyarMan;17976557]When I worked in a very...

[QUOTE=MagyarMan;17976557]When I worked in a very large machine shop and really got down and dirty ,the old guys told me to first wash my hands with oil before washing with soap. It works to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-08-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,125,128
Posted By AK Oldman
Thank you! They now have my email addr as...

Thank you! They now have my email addr as well.:clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-30-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,125,128
Posted By AK Oldman
That is a nice looking Triumph!

That is a nice looking Triumph!
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
Great fit, it looks nice!

Great fit, it looks nice!
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,541
Posted By AK Oldman
I have a Baxley Sport chock in my trailer. I...

I have a Baxley Sport chock in my trailer. I pulled it out and bolted it to the lift.
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,541
Posted By AK Oldman
The HF 1,000 lb table is a good product. I had...

The HF 1,000 lb table is a good product. I had my 950 pound Goldwing on mine many times. I had no trouble at all raising it or controlling the descent. I wouldn't feel comfortable working on a...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 718,785
Posted By AK Oldman
That's slick!!

That's slick!!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-16-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,125,128
Posted By AK Oldman
On Saturday I posted a pic of my Warrior and said...

On Saturday I posted a pic of my Warrior and said that heavy thing would never be anything other than a street bike. On Saturday a friend, who is currently working in Russia, posted pics on the...
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