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Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,667
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Posted By trasko
I was day-hiking with some friends when the...

I was day-hiking with some friends when the clouds started to gather. I always keep a trash-bag in my day-pack because of how cheap and multi-purpose they are. I offered it to my wife and the other...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
I've only used the 10"ers at home. My opinion:...

I've only used the 10"ers at home. My opinion: if the 7" opens wide enough for what you need (axel nut?) then it will be plenty. Their grip strength and quality override the typical need to "go...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
Is there some reason you can't just use a couple...

Is there some reason you can't just use a couple of sticks through the rings and call it good? This seems like an emergency, low-usage tool. It just needs to work well enough to get the job done. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
If I were getting a new multitool I'd be looking...

If I were getting a new multitool I'd be looking hard at this one:

Victorinox Swiss Army SwissTool Spirit Plus Ratchet

I like the ratchet/bit-set all together in one pouch. That is all that is...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
He's made his presence known; he should leave it...

He's made his presence known; he should leave it at that.

If his tools are all that, then members will notice and post about them of their own accord like every single other tool in this thread.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
1) Yes it does. Am I missing something? 2)...

1) Yes it does. Am I missing something?

2) In the order of EDC items, to me a dedicated pocket knife comes before a multi-tool. Although I haven't noticed any multi-tools without knives, I...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
Did they happen to be KLR forums? :deal

Did they happen to be KLR forums? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,348
Posted By trasko
This is my exact experience from 4 years ago. ...

This is my exact experience from 4 years ago. Shitty mounting setup.

I've since drilled out and increased the size of the bolts for the main tank bolt position in the rear since the PO f-ed those...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
My experience has been the pump takes 5 minutes...

My experience has been the pump takes 5 minutes to fill each tire and sounds like you're sitting beside a road construction project. Still better than running out of cartridges.
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,039
Posted By trasko
Run another 50A circuit and match the receptacle...

Run another 50A circuit and match the receptacle to the plug. Hopefully the run isn't long...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,039
Posted By trasko
I've heard of folks doing this. It's the gaseous...

I've heard of folks doing this. It's the gaseous fuel that ignites, not the liquid. You wouldn't catch me on the same side of the block if that was going on, though.

Probability of exploding...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,039
Posted By trasko
I use a 3M mask...

I use a 3M mask (http://www.amazon.com/3M-Series-Facepiece-Respirator-Assemblies/dp/B000FTEDMM/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1371512906&sr=8-8&keywords=3m+mask) and these filters...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
Don't leave out this part of the policy: "If your...

Don't leave out this part of the policy: "If your item has a manufacturing defect in its materials or workmanship, you can return it at any time. See our limited warranty...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
I have a combination hand-pump (for bicycles)...

I have a combination hand-pump (for bicycles) which also takes (and stores) a CO2 cartridge. I haven't ever used a CO2 cartridge and I imagine the pumping would take an hour like you described. It...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
You don't need the engine to be operating. You...

You don't need the engine to be operating. You use the battery to run the starter which turns over the motor. I don't know how many pumps you need but I'm imagining at > 0.5L of air per pump it...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
I don't see any reason it wouldn't work on a...

I don't see any reason it wouldn't work on a thumper. Am I missing something?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,977
Posted By trasko
1) like to sleep inside during inclement weather ...

1) like to sleep inside during inclement weather
2) have tons of stuff in there (including fridge)
3) I have a trailer that's easy to use and pull
4) never run into this particular problem before...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,977
Posted By trasko
I figured I'd give a reply to say how it went and...

I figured I'd give a reply to say how it went and to thank y'all for the advice.

We stayed in Panamint Valley on Surprise Canyon Rd. about 1.1 miles up from the turn from Indian Ranch Rd. This is...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 375,039
Posted By trasko
Holy crap your ambition is inspiring. I would...

Holy crap your ambition is inspiring. I would have turned those ornamental pieces into a puddle had I tried that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,977
Posted By trasko
Haha, yeah I need another project! Actually I do...

Haha, yeah I need another project! Actually I do like this idea. Would be good to share spares. One thing I really like about this trailer, however, is it's low deck and shallow ramp. Doesn't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,977
Posted By trasko
Thanks for the offer. I'm looking for about 50%...

Thanks for the offer. I'm looking for about 50% chilling out in the boonies and 50% riding around for kicks.

630 miles?! It sounds like you are 110% riding! That would kick my ass so hard I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,977
Posted By trasko
Park at Panamint Springs? Is there "free" lot to...

Park at Panamint Springs? Is there "free" lot to just leave ones rig in?

I am thinking about that area, too. Panamint V. or over near the Panamint dunes. I've never been out that road but the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,977
Posted By trasko
My current truck is a couple years newer than my...

My current truck is a couple years newer than my old blue one:

http://trasko.smugmug.com/Other/73L-F250-Susp/20091212143954/739090969_wREfX-M.jpg

It's a beast and I have no doubts it can handle...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,977
Posted By trasko
Can this trailer make the Saline Valley passes?

I am looking to spend a week or so in the DV area around Thanksgiving with a friend. I am trucking down from the bay area this time and am hoping to boondock it or maybe stay at the hotsprings. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 1,171,029
Posted By trasko
You must be thinking of the 15w-30 stuff...

You must be thinking of the 15w-30 stuff (non-synthetic). It is "cheap" (I'd save average cost -- Chevron Delo is often a bit cheaper) but I am talking about the 5w-40 stuff (full synthetic).

At...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 1,171,029
Posted By trasko
I always used Rotella Synth. in mine and got...

I always used Rotella Synth. in mine and got 61-63 mpg. I always kinda expected more mpg out of a 200cc bike but it's not like I just idled around on it. :rofl I'm only about 165lbs myself.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 1,171,029
Posted By trasko
Here's my useless thought: just pretend you've...

Here's my useless thought: just pretend you've got something like a WR250R, DRZ400 or a KLR-250 or some other bike that everyone considers barely sufficient for highway use (30hp, 38hp, 28hp) and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 1,171,029
Posted By trasko
I'd buy the $3k one but I think both will be...

I'd buy the $3k one but I think both will be great. Just depends on your $$$ situation and if you feel like fixing anything. If you have a R1200R I'm betting $$$ ain't a problem! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 75,517
Posted By trasko
Good lord we need to take some of SamM's blood...

Good lord we need to take some of SamM's blood and extract the parts with the "can-do attitude" and high tolerance for naysayers and put that shit in the water. Keep up the good work -- it's...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,915
Posted By trasko
Yes, double-check this. I just knew I destroyed...

Yes, double-check this. I just knew I destroyed a POS Black and Decker cordless drill awhile back with the exact same symptom (and solution). I was already looking forward to the nice brand-name...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
Those wrenches look rad and I hope a group buy...

Those wrenches look rad and I hope a group buy can be worked out.

Having said that, could I request someone create a new thread or a mod move discussion pertaining to this potential group buy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 1,171,029
Posted By trasko
I'll throw in my thoughts. Right. It's...

I'll throw in my thoughts.

Right. It's weak and it's gonna stay that way. New TWs come from the factory very lean so there is benefit to be had from examining the idle mixture screw setting...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,025
Posted By trasko
A couple of suggestions

I have a garage that's nearly the same size as yours; it's 10x20 with the first third being only 8' wide. After 3 years I'm feeling pretty good about. No real fixed machines other than a TIG...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
ditto; ...wonders if someone has set up a...

ditto;

...wonders if someone has set up a system for group buys before...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 968,062
Posted By trasko
Swap for non-3-mode?

I have a pair of never-installed 3-mode 30Ws. If there is anyone who'd like to do a straight-up trade for a pair of non-dimmable please shoot me a PM.
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By trasko
Keep us updated. :deal

Keep us updated. :deal
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,672
Posted By trasko
Nice info svejkovat...

Nice info svejkovat (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=131370) (and others). That's a nice looking water-cooler. What parts did you start with?

I was thinking more home-brew --...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,672
Posted By trasko
I'm interested in your experience w/ the new...

I'm interested in your experience w/ the new machine.

I'm a hobbiest like yourself and decided on the TA-185 about 2 years ago. AFAIK it isn't "chinese" in the sense of some of the chinese ones...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,424
Posted By trasko
Thumb Perseverance!

Perseverance!
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By trasko
That's a great point. Before getting too...

That's a great point. Before getting too dejected I can at least be happy that all the mods / additions do work. From here it's just cleaning it up. That does beat tracking down an intermittent...
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