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Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 161,800
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Looks like I got one of the last pairs. Thanks...

Looks like I got one of the last pairs. Thanks again.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Yes it is from HF. It was about $30 or $40 before...

Yes it is from HF. It was about $30 or $40 before coupon. No complaints from me. My garage isn't very big and I have no open wall space or high ceiling, so being able to roll them around is great....
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Rearranged the garage. Moved the workbench,...

Rearranged the garage. Moved the workbench, bandsaw, and french cleat system to the back wall.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8680/16182061238_b4f9a89b5f_z.jpg

Cabinets shuffled around and the...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 161,800
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Got my pair a few days ago. Works well, and gets...

Got my pair a few days ago. Works well, and gets quite hot. Haven't tried cooking with it yet, but I will soon.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7508/15691402944_e5eb041aeb_z.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,753
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I've switched to just buying pretty much all of...

I've switched to just buying pretty much all of my clothes at goodwill. $4-6 per pair of jeans and the same for button down shirts works for me. They always get ruined so no point in paying more than...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Wood on the rack above the scrap bin is held up...

Wood on the rack above the scrap bin is held up by those. I may have exceeded the recommended capacity of the shelving...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7468/15420959023_0d5a7c95ef_z.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,276
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I bought one of these last year at the $100...

I bought one of these last year at the $100 price. I am very happy with it. It's quite comfortable. I can't do ground pads at all, and I like this more than an air mattress.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Haha yeah. I had that photo link copied for a...

Haha yeah. I had that photo link copied for a different forum. That sign is up on top of Slate Peak here in WA. Fixed it as soon as it loaded the page with the wrong photo.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Finally got around to installing my heated gear...

Finally got around to installing my heated gear controller. Put it in the left cockpit infill panel. Right infill panel has a switch controlling 2 USB ports and a 12V port.

Off:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 759,300
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Didn't show the long line of people that went out...

Didn't show the long line of people that went out and around the corner before the party opened. There were a lot of people there that night. It was a good time.
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
New chain and sprocket time ...

New chain and sprocket time

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7461/15787094609_329e3bae0a_z.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Just throw some JB weld on it. It'll be alright.

Just throw some JB weld on it. It'll be alright.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-02-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 675,475
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Why not. ...

Why not.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3924/14751602544_d91e115570_b.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I ended up fetching half of the helmet from the...

I ended up fetching half of the helmet from the trash can and will find a way to mount it. I might saw the visor in half as well to put it back on.

Nothing motorcycle related today, but I pulled...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Yep. Just rip some ply or 1x at 45 deg. Fasten...

Yep. Just rip some ply or 1x at 45 deg. Fasten one side to the wall with the point facing up and bevel towards the wall and attach the other side to what you want to hang.

I need to make a plane...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Certainly a possibility to hang it on the wall. I...

Certainly a possibility to hang it on the wall. I was just going to chuck it.

And I'm glad I got the riser block for the bandsaw. I wouldn't be able to cut up motorcycle helmets without it....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 389,048
Posted By ArcticaMT6
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7278/7055203623_6c6...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7278/7055203623_6c60c4512f_b.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I cut an old helmet in half today. ...

I cut an old helmet in half today.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7566/15732752499_3842ec6ed7_z.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7579/15918118922_e196fa3baa_z.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Some better photos now that it's all cleaned up....

Some better photos now that it's all cleaned up. Spent a couple hours today cleaning.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8628/15918755495_bc4e32fcb7_b.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Also, don't forget to bevel it. You don't want a...

Also, don't forget to bevel it. You don't want a true 90 deg edge on the outside edges of the box or it will be more difficult to remove, even with release agent. Something like a 2 deg angle works...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Swap for a few bucks? Man, my dealer sells the...

Swap for a few bucks? Man, my dealer sells the shims for $6 each. I'd rather buy new ones and have some on hand than pay for swapping them.
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Most dealerships I've found will swap shims with...

Most dealerships I've found will swap shims with you at no charge as well. I just did this about 2 weeks ago.
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
The problem with the ratcheting wrenches is that...

The problem with the ratcheting wrenches is that the ends are bigger and often times can't fit over a bolt where a normal wrench would. I was disappointed to find that out after I bought mine.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Want no further. ...

Want no further.

http://www.bbcracing.com/old/box/

Surely you can find space for stacking up some plywood?

http://www.bbcracing.com/old/box/stand.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Looks good. I needed larger spaces than what you...

Looks good. I needed larger spaces than what you have so I can toss the gas tank and stack wheels in there. I still need to find someplace better to put my track bodywork.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I originally didn't have the center 4 casters,...

I originally didn't have the center 4 casters, but it had a slight bend in the middle, so you need all 8. Definitely have the stiffeners if you have a heavy bike like a GS. Top and bottom. A 1x2...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Aluminum ramps. Here's a bit better view of the...

Aluminum ramps. Here's a bit better view of the stand:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5606/15426088919_6455066d30_b.jpg

It's riding on 8 casters, so I can push it around the garage. I used 3/4"...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,388
Views: 2,820,975
Posted By ArcticaMT6
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7526/15179410793_19...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7526/15179410793_19ef0f485e_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,064
Posted By ArcticaMT6
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5134/5504187051_4c6...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5134/5504187051_4c6ff87ca6_b.jpg

Another photographer on Palomar mountain when I was there taking some photos of friends.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,317
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Highest road in Washington State. Slate Peak ...

Highest road in Washington State. Slate Peak

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3845/14567455177_37f4a7ff35_b.jpg

Unfortunately, there's a gate blocking access to the final 100-200' or so of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 389,048
Posted By ArcticaMT6
From when I had my SV1000 and lived in CT. ...

From when I had my SV1000 and lived in CT.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7245/7238461176_92b1dc6589_b.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7105/7230810580_9693f88166_b.jpg

And what was in the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 34,081
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Awesome ride report. I'd like to make it down...

Awesome ride report. I'd like to make it down that way at some point. Excellent photography as well, by the way.
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Checked valve clearances, then pulled out shims...

Checked valve clearances, then pulled out shims since I had 3 exhaust valves that were too tight. Dropped a shim, thought it went into a cylinder. Had to get a borescope to make sure it wasn't.
...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Started stripping the bike down for a good...

Started stripping the bike down for a good scrubbing/"offseason" maintenance. I commute on it year round, but since the wife is away for work for the next 2 weeks and left me the car, I'm taking this...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,748,459
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I don't believe they did it on purpose. They...

I don't believe they did it on purpose. They didn't have a "sale price" listed. It was just priced at $100. They sold their stock, and put the price back to normal. I managed to get it for $99 even...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 369,122
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Just spent a few hours cleaning the garage. Still...

Just spent a few hours cleaning the garage. Still not completely organized but at least I can walk in there again. Had to hose off all the sawdust from the garage door as well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Already started looking at them a while back for...

Already started looking at them a while back for a trip to AK I was planning for next year. Unfortunately I have a bunch of friends getting married which is taking my vacation time away making it not...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Here's the sign that explains it wecsoger ...

Here's the sign that explains it wecsoger

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3910/14749347566_80d0a258b7_b.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By ArcticaMT6
I moved here in winter of 2012. Love it here. ...

I moved here in winter of 2012. Love it here.

As soon as you go east of the cascades though, it turns to arid and dry landscapes. It's not all super wet/green and high mountains. Lots of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By ArcticaMT6
Well I'm glad I didn't check the third one off...

Well I'm glad I didn't check the third one off the list. Plastic on a sportbike is more expensive than a dual sport.

And I think they blasted the top off because it wasn't flat enough to install...
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