garage pics

Discussion in 'Photos' started by W4lnutz, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Snaga

    Snaga AstroMoto

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    Putting on the Tractionators

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  2. Macho Man2

    Macho Man2 Long timer Supporter

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    I put on my Kolpin Handlebar Mitts on my RT for my cold weather rides! 20181201_121101.jpg
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  3. tattoo Dave

    tattoo Dave Life is always better when your riding

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  4. boomhwr

    boomhwr Been here awhile

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  5. Amphib

    Amphib A mind is like a parachute....

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    I've tried that and yes it was so much more convenient and efficient, but my trouble gets in to creating dust, overspray from other various projects. So for my needs, I like to keep everything tucked away for easier cleaning. I use a rolling cart or tool tray with the specific tools I'm using.
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  6. tattoo Dave

    tattoo Dave Life is always better when your riding

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    :photogIt's in their just not in the shot.
  7. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    60,000 lumens of light installed. No more bitching working under two ceiling mounted 100watt bulbs.

    Ground the floor smooth as it was old concrete, primed it, and used a cement colored epoxy and then spread out black, grey, and chrome flakes and then a clear coat. Might put one more clear coat on it. Dunno yet. Getting tired of working on this thing. Just want it done already.

    Ground and primed...

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    Applying topcoat...

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    Top coat applied and ran out. Opened another can of same color for the last square on floor and it dried a different shade of same color...wtf!

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    So, had local dealer make up another can of the right shade, at least a lot closer and applied it the next day. It shows up in a picture as still a little lighter, but it looks perfect to the naked eye.

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    flakes.....

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    Needs to sit about 2-3 days. I’m gonna wait a week to be sure as the temps are below normal here right now.

    Slowly chugging along. Bikes in storage just waiting to come home.
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  8. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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  9. miamimoto

    miamimoto "Shamrock"

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    Oil Change Time---Oct 2018 003.JPG Proper use of a typical two car garage! Oil Change Time---Oct 2018 005.JPG
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  10. thegreyghost

    thegreyghost Nim com poop

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  11. thegreyghost

    thegreyghost Nim com poop

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    How did you get the image on your garage door?



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  12. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Been looking for the perfect bench for quite a while. Figured I was going to have to build it. Then this weekend on CL I find this diamond in the rough in a one month old ad. Surly it can’t still be available..... yup, it was and I grabbed it.

    It’s 10’ 8” long and 3’ wide. It’s made from 1/4” angle iron and super heavy duty. No bolts, all welded. Built sometime back in the late 50’s and used in a Caterpillar Manufacturing Facility for decades, it then found its home in Wisconsin for 20 years in a private shop and now here in Tucson I have it. It’s built to hold thousands of lbs. looking forward to restoring it. It’s perfect for my needs. Plan to make a part wood and part flat steel top for it.

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  13. atravlr

    atravlr www.atasecuretravel.com

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    Keep us updated on the progress of your new bench.
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  14. 2old2Bbold

    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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  15. oldfuddy

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    Whoa! More info on the Honda please
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  16. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Will do. I went today to price 3’ x 3’ 3/4” flat plate steel. HOLY COW!!! Almost $300. Have to decide if I want one 3x3 or two 2x2’s with one 2x2 on each side of the bench. The 3x3 plates are well over 250lbs each. Might just go with the plywood top right now until i decide.
  17. pir8liner

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    Nice Cubs. Need to sell mine. Have new in the box pontoons for it too.
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  18. old scoot

    old scoot Been here awhile

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    I have built 5 metal work benches, I use a 1/4 inch top and that's over kill. Is there a reason that you want a 3/4 inch top ? I use square tubing and make them 2'x4', hell you could park a car on one if you could get it up there. For welding and such you do need steel tops but not that thick.
  19. 2old2Bbold

    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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    The Honda is the never ending hobby... It's a 1989 Transalp and tribute bike to the 1989 Dakar winner. The only thing left on it that is original is the main frame, motor and part of the wire harness.

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  20. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Agree 1/4 is more than enough for welding and basic top. If I was going to do the whole top I’d do it in 1/4. Can’t afford to do that. Don’t like the feel, feedback, or sound of smaller 1/4” sections when having to pound something out. Not making the whole top metal. Only a work area. Was going to settle for 1/2, but the plywood top will be 3/4 and wanted the metal to match the height. Doesn’t need to, but would be nice. I used a 3/4” top bench for years pounding out large brass outboard props, straightening flat stock and rods and love the feel of it. Absolutely no give and deadens the sound. To get it done I’m going to throw a finished plywood top on until I can decide how much metal. I’m leaning on two 2x2 3/4” sections welded to the frame equally offset from each end to help balance the bench.
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