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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 15,246
Posted By DakarNick
PMed!

PMed!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 15,246
Posted By DakarNick
AllClear (ich spreche ein wenig deutsch), thanks...

AllClear (ich spreche ein wenig deutsch), thanks for the offer! If it was a larger project and I had more of an idea of my schedule the next few weeks I would take you up on the offer. Another...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,069
Posted By DakarNick
Haha, no, I didn't mean the green stuff. I meant...

Haha, no, I didn't mean the green stuff. I meant the mechanical stuff! Having a friend with lathes and CNCs can be nice :lol3.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 15,246
Posted By DakarNick
Use or borrow a welder

I'm in search of either:

A) come by your house and use a welder for a few small welds on some thin-wall steel and pay, if necessary, for any wire I use.

Or

B) borrow your 120 volt, 140 (or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,069
Posted By DakarNick
I see what you did there! Earache, I can't...

I see what you did there!

Earache, I can't help you with space but I'll gladly come over and help set up your shop :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15,530
Views: 2,392,402
Posted By DakarNick
WTB I'm looking for an electric mobility...

WTB

I'm looking for an electric mobility scooter like a Legend or Hoveround. I'd like a four-wheel version.

It's for a project, not to ride on :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By DakarNick
No worries. I looked and it's about 1.5 hours...

No worries. I looked and it's about 1.5 hours from Sandpoint so, yeah, too far, but there are some neat lakes I wouldn't mind living on up north. Coeur D' Alene may even work.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By DakarNick
Well, I'd be based out of Spokane. That's the...

Well, I'd be based out of Spokane. That's the crew hub/change point. But, I am not limiting myself to only Spokane. However, I'd need to drive to downtown Spokane for work.

As long as it's not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks for the job info, guys. I applied at...

Thanks for the job info, guys. I applied at Amtrak for an engineer position. They're picky so I am not getting my hopes up too much. Their site doesn't note pay but I have and idea of what it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks, everyone, for the info! I do not have a...

Thanks, everyone, for the info! I do not have a boat but I do have a radio-controlled float plane :D

Keep the ideas and info coming.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By DakarNick
Tell me about Spokane!

I applied for a job in Spokane so I thought I'd ask about it, just in case. I've never been west of Grand Junction, CO or north of Rapid City, SD. I was born and raised in Iowa and lived there for...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By DakarNick
I know :D I'll be sure to post pics and...

I know :D

I'll be sure to post pics and video :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks, everyone! It depends on how...

Thanks, everyone!



It depends on how they arrive into the terminal/yard. The lead engine is always short-hood forward (however, they can be run long-hood forward at a reduced speed).

The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By DakarNick
My horn is louder than yours!

If you see me, honk. I'll be easy to find when I'm working. I'll be in a giant, orange, black, and green machine on two steel rails!

I'm now a freight conductor for BNSF Railway. I'm only going...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By DakarNick
Just roll :D Mostly to screw with people. It...

Just roll :D Mostly to screw with people. It will have a gearmotor drive and weight-shift pendulum for steering.
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By DakarNick
Thanks for all the ideas, guys. I think I will...

Thanks for all the ideas, guys. I think I will inflate the ball just enough to get it round and then glass/resin the outside to make a mold. Then cut it in half, then double-side tape the ball, in...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By DakarNick
I did the foam idea. It seemed to work well...

I did the foam idea. It seemed to work well except that it didn't form a perfect sphere.

The resin and catalyst idea sounds like a good idea.
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By DakarNick
Keeping a soccer ball rigid

I'm building a radio-controlled soccer ball.

The electronics will be installed in a hamster ball since it's rigid, comes apart in halves, and is smaller diameter than the soccer ball. It will be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 193,171
Posted By DakarNick
That would be cool! GPS coordinates?

That would be cool! GPS coordinates?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,195
Posted By DakarNick
Dan, I thought you were moving? :ear At the...

Dan, I thought you were moving? :ear At the hobby shop you said you had a 690. I didn't know you also had an 1190. Sweet!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By DakarNick
I'm on-call at work, or I'd help. Next time?...

I'm on-call at work, or I'd help. Next time? (:lol3)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,393
Posted By DakarNick
Either that full-grown man's bucket truck is a...

Either that full-grown man's bucket truck is a Styrofoam cup, or you have a tiny little man in a bucket in your normal-sized cup.
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,326
Posted By DakarNick
Yep, RT only. I stopped by the local dealer that...

Yep, RT only. I stopped by the local dealer that sells them. They don't have any plans of putting that engine in the ST or RS, at least for now.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By DakarNick
I watched the cleanup from the roof of TWE :lol3 ...

I watched the cleanup from the roof of TWE :lol3 I was busy when the chase itself ended.

http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y522/DakarNick/IMAG0752_zps759314be.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,335
Posted By DakarNick
Can't hurt to check it out!

Can't hurt to check it out!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,335
Posted By DakarNick
Have you driven/owned a Duramax? Or are you...

Have you driven/owned a Duramax? Or are you basing your interests off stuff you've read?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-08-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,335
Posted By DakarNick
:huh Forgot about those :lol3

:huh Forgot about those :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,335
Posted By DakarNick
The 6.9 in the early and late '80s were made by...

The 6.9 in the early and late '80s were made by International before the name change to Navistar International. The 7.3 indirect injection from '89 (I think) to '94 and the direct injection...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By DakarNick
I wish they'd close here, I could use some...

I wish they'd close here, I could use some TV/sleep time after plowing and shoveling at work all weekend.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By DakarNick
I hope your local guy doesn't get caught! As of...

I hope your local guy doesn't get caught! As of what I've read recently, using quad/hexa/octacopters or other UAVs for commercial use is illegal. So is flying above 400' AGL :lol3

But, yes,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,335
Posted By DakarNick
I assume you're talking about a car/SUV with a...

I assume you're talking about a car/SUV with a Mercedes diesel, because they've never been offered in a pickup.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-05-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By DakarNick
Aerial video and photos-Where to go?

So, I've had a Blade 350QX quadcopter for a few months and have flown it around town but want to take it to more scenic areas for video and photos.

It has a Go Pro 2 on it. Here is an example:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,335
Posted By DakarNick
You're correct. ...

You're correct.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Power_Stroke_engine

Ford did go with an in-house engine, the 6.7L Powerstroke, from 2011+.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By DakarNick
Haha, thanks guys. I know it's cold and snowy. ...

Haha, thanks guys. I know it's cold and snowy. Not that I really expected anyone to know, unless they went up there, but I am curious about amounts of snow. I'd like to bring my quadcopter up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,335
Posted By DakarNick
Owned two Ford diesels but they were...

Owned two Ford diesels but they were International 6.9L diesels. Oldest one was an '84...nine years before the first Powerstroke if I remember correctly.

Buddy's dad in high school ('98 or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By DakarNick
St. Mary's Glacier conditions

Anyone know what the snow is like on the trail up to St. Mary's Glacier? :ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 42,712
Posted By DakarNick
That sucks. By your signature it looks like a...

That sucks. By your signature it looks like a 2005 6.0 (six point OH!). Did you have the block heater plugged in?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 42,712
Posted By DakarNick
You can call me George McFly :rofl Ha, no,...

You can call me George McFly :rofl

Ha, no, she was at an event at my work but I didn't get a chance to say hello :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 42,712
Posted By DakarNick
:clap I haven't met Kathy Sabine but have...

:clap

I haven't met Kathy Sabine but have seen her in person. She is pretty!

Heated seats, heated steering wheel, remote start, exhaust brake to help warm up, A/T tires. Too bad I only live a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12,467
Views: 1,635,076
Posted By DakarNick
I think you mean "BANG". So, how many feet of...

I think you mean "BANG". So, how many feet of air have you got on it?
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