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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Today, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
Me too. Where else you gonna find a nice Sears...

Me too. Where else you gonna find a nice Sears bicycle with "shit" cables? http://gainesville.craigslist.org/bik/4905220596.html
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Today, 03:43 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 50,989
Posted By halmc
No receipt, it didn't happen.

No receipt, it didn't happen.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 04:31 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 50,989
Posted By halmc
~~burp!!~~

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj271/halmca/CanAm_%20YES.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
Mods won't permit it. As the comments on that...

Mods won't permit it. As the comments on that particular item show, you can praise a piece of shit to the heavens, but anything negative will be summarily stricken.

On this thread, however,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-22-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
Here's a great deal for someone who wants a title...

Here's a great deal for someone who wants a title hassle and who enjoys paying sales tax two or three times:

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4895708521.html

...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-21-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Well, you are welcome to bust on over and ride...

Well, you are welcome to bust on over and ride with us.. I'm considering the PMDS, but am doing Treeman's for sure.

Don't know about the others. I can't even tell whether they still own...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-21-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Some are whooped out and that's part of what...

Some are whooped out and that's part of what makes 'em great. Most are not whooped out, but there is some water. If you're gonna ride on the w/e, ride early, especially on Sunday, or expect to meet...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-21-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
$1900. ...

$1900. http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4900901689.html

He gonna need an eBay saddle, but other than that . . .

http://images.craigslist.org/01515_l7V4YnPpwwi_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31,506
Views: 2,435,116
Posted By halmc
Cold weather riding. Sorry if this has already...

Cold weather riding. Sorry if this has already circulated.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP2cP5k5ohw
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP2cP5k5ohw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP2cP5k5ohw
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
Not terribly shabby and it probably doesn't need...

Not terribly shabby and it probably doesn't need a stator:

http://images.craigslist.org/01717_h7bfVcBcr2t_600x450.jpg

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4896380209.html

Where'd you say...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By halmc
*.gpx tracks!

I'm in, lookin' forward to *.gpx tracks, especially for Saturday . . .
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-15-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31,506
Views: 2,435,116
Posted By halmc
Cool! I started off with straps much like those...

Cool! I started off with straps much like those on the Husky, but found that the bike swayed for and aft to an alarming degree. I knew that the pegs were strong because they supported my fat ass, so...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 31,506
Views: 2,435,116
Posted By halmc
Yo, I am a huge fan of those aluminum carriers...

Yo, I am a huge fan of those aluminum carriers like you have. I have a modest recommendation, tho', Illustrated in the following pictures. If you choose the chain length just right, fasten the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Very nice pics. Is that a mast on the boat? Can...

Very nice pics. Is that a mast on the boat? Can one sail it? And hey, those boots don't look suited to falling overboard . . .
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-05-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
I think fresh water and somewhat recent. Katrina...

I think fresh water and somewhat recent. Katrina was ten years ago, and were it a Katrina bike, there would be nothing left recognizable as a motorcycle. Of course to call the damn thing a motorcycle...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-04-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
But does it come with a set of Florida statutes? ...

But does it come with a set of Florida statutes?

http://images.craigslist.org/00b0b_1rXiuzAaIKd_600x450.jpg

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4875735152.html
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-31-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 31,506
Views: 2,435,116
Posted By halmc
At the '77 Two Day at Maplesville, after wearing...

At the '77 Two Day at Maplesville, after wearing my ass out on a 125 Can Am TNT, I encountered "Mountain Man Uhl" a/k/a/ 'Billy' in the pits and noticed two things: 1) that some of my heroes were...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-31-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 157,503
Posted By halmc
It was built by a good bud who was an overt...

It was built by a good bud who was an overt admirer of the US Army's deuce 'n' a half. Many of the engineering subtleties of the deuce, perhaps both of them, found their way into the carrier: ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 30,288
Views: 3,761,562
Posted By halmc
You won't regret entering the DR350 community. ...

You won't regret entering the DR350 community. Welcome!

Although a daunting task, you'd do well to read the entire DR350 thread. It's a really good way to get to know the bike, its strengths...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
The wet bar at K&K

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj271/halmca/KampK_2328.jpg

9/18/2008
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
Random Dipwad here too. Back when I first watched...

Random Dipwad here too. Back when I first watched the YouTube clips of the flick -- a couple of years after first seeing PF, I was surprised with the 'charming MF'n pig, cuz I remembered the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 157,503
Posted By halmc
Gents, an inmate came by to day with a smiling...

Gents, an inmate came by to day with a smiling Benji and the carrier is gone. It was a good one for sure and went to a good home.

I must tender regrets for not coming back here to read about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30,288
Views: 3,761,562
Posted By halmc
Bingo, more or less.

Bingo, more or less.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
A wonderful scene, and my favorite in the whole...

A wonderful scene, and my favorite in the whole damn movie. BTW, I swear in the version of Pulp Fiction I saw, Jules said, "well, it would have to be one cordial MF'n pig".

You're aware, aren't...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Buyer's remorse hasn't set in yet, and who knows,...

Buyer's remorse hasn't set in yet, and who knows, it might not!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
An apparent endorsement from M'West is an...

An apparent endorsement from M'West is an apparent endorsement to be cherished.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Just make sure that if you wave, it's the...

Just make sure that if you wave, it's the approved, disinterested, below the handlebar HOG wave with not even fleeting eye contact.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Steeped in the finest Harlie tradition: Loud as...

Steeped in the finest Harlie tradition: Loud as shit pipes, do rags, wallet chains, event pins, lard ass tattoo'd women, gray facial hair, conspicuous (and most like faux) patriotic flags including...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 30,288
Views: 3,761,562
Posted By halmc
^^^^ +2 A big ass hydraulic press is good for a...

^^^^ +2 A big ass hydraulic press is good for a lot of things, but really excels in getting your ass in one huge hot mess with plenty broken parts laying around. Bearings-in-case yields to finesse...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-27-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Can't help other than to say that I've known a...

Can't help other than to say that I've known a few folks over the years who have worked there and I've never heard any complaints. It's very isolated, way the hell out and gone to SR 12, north of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-27-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
I've found his prices reasonable. That' bike...

I've found his prices reasonable.

That' bike wasn't exactly chopped out. It was S&S engine and a Sumax frame. A true noise pump, and good only for getting from one bar to the next. It weighed...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-27-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
Is there some rationale for wrapping the exhaust?...

Is there some rationale for wrapping the exhaust? Fascination with Egyptology? What?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-25-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 157,503
Posted By halmc
Your Al-Obama license? Couldn't you just get...

Your Al-Obama license? Couldn't you just get another one in a bag of venison jerky?

On another note, I have a motorcycle carrier that fits into a 2" receiver that carries the bike crossways on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 30,288
Views: 3,761,562
Posted By halmc
Somebody oughta point out that the wages of a...

Somebody oughta point out that the wages of a tight chain are a trashed output shaft bearing. With the chain guide in place, a derailed chain is virtually impossible. In other words, too much slack...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-25-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 415,792
Posted By halmc
Yup. Mark Jefferies at concepts in design is,...

Yup. Mark Jefferies at concepts in design is, IMHO, the equal of anybody. Here's one he did for me a couple of years ago. He's doneabout five bikes for me during my Harlie phase.

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30,288
Views: 3,761,562
Posted By halmc
I've offered the following brake and fork...

I've offered the following brake and fork protectors for sale in the ADV Flea market here (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26001347&postcount=1). The ACERBIS items. They are complete with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 30,288
Views: 3,761,562
Posted By halmc
oversize fuel tank choice

I'm contemplating doing the great divide trail (again) but this time on my DR. But not with its stock, limited fuel capacity.

Does the conventional wisdom of the DR community settle on any...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-22-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 522,813
Posted By halmc
Good observation. And I don't think his idea of...

Good observation. And I don't think his idea of humor is gonna occasion a change in his luck.
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