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Old 12-20-2012, 07:32 PM   #31
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Installed my RockHardRally Gear skid plate on my KTM today.............fits nice!!

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Old 12-20-2012, 07:39 PM   #32
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I started looking at a bunch of BMW parts I may want to sell. Then found a packrat nest....!
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Old 12-21-2012, 08:09 AM   #33
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I started looking at a bunch of BMW parts I may want to sell. Then found a packrat nest....!
I started feeding a weasel that has been hangin around my garage. I caught five or six pack rats earlier this fall. One of them was the biggest, narliest bull rat I have ever seen. I dropped him off in the wall mart parking lot. All the others had a short swimming lesson in the horse trough.
The weasel is getting quite tame.
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:17 PM   #34
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I started feeding a weasel that has been hangin around my garage. I caught five or six pack rats earlier this fall. One of them was the biggest, narliest bull rat I have ever seen. I dropped him off in the wall mart parking lot. All the others had a short swimming lesson in the horse trough.
The weasel is getting quite tame.
Oh Man the weasels. I feel real bad one of them fell in a bucket when I was away and died.Shortly after another went into the catch & release mouse trap and also died.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:33 PM   #35
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I just went in the garage, got a beer out of the fridge, switched the battery tender lead from one bike to another, and came back inside.

Might have to go back out there later and get another beer.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:51 PM   #36
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I cleaned some stuff up, moved the lawn mower to the basement and the rototiller that hasn't been used for a decade to the basement for refurb. Hopefully making enough room for my newest vehicle to fit to get some work done on it. Pictures tomorrow.
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Old 12-21-2012, 08:14 PM   #37
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Well the garage wasn't insulated so I've spent a couple of days putting up vapour barrier, strapping insulation and now putting up sheet rock. Good fun, though less so when you're trying to get it done mostly solo. Right now the garage is shit pit of construction but by the New Year it will be well on it's way to man cave status.
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:19 AM   #38
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Today I tidied up some headlight bucket wiring after installing a Scott's damper on my KTM 640. I had to re route some of the wirig due to using an under bar mount.
Sure is surprising how much time the details take up!

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Old 12-22-2012, 10:23 AM   #39
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After spending two weeks hanging a 45,000 BTU propane furnace, I converted my HF 7x10 mini lathe (which was actually a 7x8 - creative advertising) to a 7x14.
Also added a quick change tool post along with a boring bar, parting tool, and some nicer indexable turning tooling.
Hardest part was cleaning up nine years of swarf and grime.

Next is a larger chuck, a nicer tailstock chuck, and a carriage lock.

Love my mini lathe. Handiest cheapo Chinese tool I've got. It's too clean to use it now, though.
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:29 PM   #40
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Top Case, added solas to make it brighter instead of white paper:

Left to right Paper, nothing, solas.

Done!
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:59 PM   #41
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Just finished replacing the heater core in my 78 F250.

Now I just have two hours worth of hooking stuff back up and refill the coolant.

With air conditioning and runs on propane, means there is a hell of a lot of crap in the way, and it's lifted, so it's hard to work on.
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:03 PM   #42
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I brewed beer....and drank beer.

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Old 12-29-2012, 09:36 PM   #43
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Cleaned the starter from my Motorcycle. It was dragging and hanging up from clutch dust:



Then made some wider foot pegs for it:

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Wider is better. Sucky welding, but it will hold.

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Old 12-30-2012, 04:38 AM   #44
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Cut up a bunch of tile for this project (total master bath remodel). Poor Wee Strom is buried under remodel supplies and the FJR has been kicked out to make room for all stuff that was brought in for the re-do. Geeting close to the end though.





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Old 12-30-2012, 04:55 AM   #45
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Greased the bone dry swingarm bolt and linkage bearings on my DR650. Waiting on my shock to return from Race Tech and I got sick of seeing it just sitting there! Oh yeah, and had some Fat Tire
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