Search:

Type: Posts; User: El Chupacabra

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.58 seconds.

  1. Replies
    1,474
    Views
    178,238

    You could get them printed on a sponge that...

    You could get them printed on a sponge that expands when put in water. They'd remember that.
  2. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    FWIW, I tried using an electric pressure washer,...

    FWIW, I tried using an electric pressure washer, but had to return it because it tripped the GFCI outlets in my garage. If you don't have those in the garage, you may be OK then.

    I ended up with a...
  3. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    I live near a ski area, maybe 5 miles in a...

    I live near a ski area, maybe 5 miles in a straight line. When the avy bombs go in winter, it rumbles at the house.

    It was like that.
  4. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    Arson suspected. Report of search for person seen...

    Arson suspected. Report of search for person seen running away from the propane tank that blew, getting in a truck, driving away fast.
  5. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    Watering my yard with hoses, but I walked up in...

    Watering my yard with hoses, but I walked up in the direction of the fire to check for spot fires. If neighbors yards burn, it's likely to spread towards mine. I live in high desert, big pine trees...
  6. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    I have to do the, finest TGR tradition of post...

    I have to do the, finest TGR tradition of post first, then deal with emergency...
  7. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    When a house close by explodes, burning the...

    When a house close by explodes, burning the neighbor houses too, and you have to stand around wondering if yours is gonna burn too.l - that's annoying.

    Haven't been evacuated yet but standing by...
  8. Replies
    8,698
    Views
    1,609,744

    If you leave that rack in the hitch long term,...

    If you leave that rack in the hitch long term, I'd put some grease on the threaded section and on the insert. If it gets removed between uses, I wouldn't bother with anything.
  9. SFB as moderator would be fantastic. Imagine...

    SFB as moderator would be fantastic. Imagine the messages he would send as warnings...
  10. Replies
    431
    Views
    77,495

    Project done. Used a 1" wood drill bit...

    Project done. Used a 1" wood drill bit (pictured, don't know what they are officially called), enlarged the hole using a metal rasp bit. Easy. Had a hockey puck in the bin already, so no cost....
  11. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    Amazon has them for you - hurry!...

    Amazon has them for you - hurry!...
  12. Replies
    431
    Views
    77,495

    I have some wood boring drill bits that might be...

    I have some wood boring drill bits that might be close in size. I was thinking just start the hole with the hole saw - use it to mark the outline of the hole, essentially.
  13. Replies
    431
    Views
    77,495

    Suggestions for some kind of saddle or pad for a...

    Suggestions for some kind of saddle or pad for a bottle jack? I need it for spare tire changing on a travel trailer, so it would be placed up under the axle at the leaf spring area.

    Thinking I may...
  14. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    Thanks. I should have my new fittings tomorrow...

    Thanks. I should have my new fittings tomorrow from Amazon, so I'll give it a try with dikes. If no go, I have a dremel that'll do it.

    Good tip on the heat gun too, thanks.
  15. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    It stopped, didn't it?

    It stopped, didn't it?
  16. Replies
    39,077
    Views
    3,168,953

    Annoying, but not at all unexpected: Fed Ex...

    Annoying, but not at all unexpected: Fed Ex claimed to deliver a package to me on Sunday, containing some bike parts. Fed Ex tracking says left on front porch at 2 pm.

    I was outside in the...
  17. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    Thanks - I've seen those suggestions on removal,...

    Thanks - I've seen those suggestions on removal, but I can't get a screwdriver tip under that end piece (as pictured). I'll try with a larger set of dikes for grabbing onto the band end.
  18. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    They're this style:...

    They're this style:...
  19. Replies
    3,146
    Views
    300,830

    Some statin drugs can cause rhabdo also. It's a...

    Some statin drugs can cause rhabdo also. It's a pretty rare side effect, but in case you're taking any statins...
  20. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    What's the easy way to remove a Pex stainless...

    What's the easy way to remove a Pex stainless band clamp? Replacing a couple of connections in an RV, and don't want to cut the pex tubing any shorter.
  21. Replies
    3,266
    Views
    617,877

    Watching NBC News, and there's a story that...

    Watching NBC News, and there's a story that people are spending real money on fake real estate.

    People are idiots. I am amused.
    ...
  22. Replies
    314
    Views
    97,029

    This one looks really clean. Facebook marketplace...

    This one looks really clean. Facebook marketplace has several Pathfinders and is easy to search.

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1460491767706845/
  23. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    Re: second story - I think the neighborhood CCRs...

    Re: second story - I think the neighborhood CCRs require everything to be two story, and there are a lot of houses that are basically one story with a small upstairs area to satisfy that.
  24. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    An additional weird thing with that house is that...

    An additional weird thing with that house is that it's some kind of insulated concrete form structure. So whoever is building it wanted a lot of insulation, which is great, but that roof design...
  25. Mrs C had that Sette carbon hardtail, XO1 2x10...

    Mrs C had that Sette carbon hardtail, XO1 2x10 build. It was really light. Definitely an old school geometry, but had no problem selling it locally.

    There's still a lot of people with 26"...
  26. Replies
    7,201
    Views
    966,384

    Seems like the right thread for this: in my...

    Seems like the right thread for this: in my neighborhood is this new house being built, with a roof sloping down the length of the house - directly against the garage wall adjacent.

    Why would...
  27. Replies
    14
    Views
    733

    Have a look at Ragley's offerings -- if what you...

    Have a look at Ragley's offerings -- if what you want isn't in stock, set a stock notice alert.
    https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/mtb/mountain-bikes/hardtail?f=4294967076
  28. Replies
    60
    Views
    2,819

    Pick a dick size and...

    Pick a dick size and...
  29. But when it blows a head gasket, he can hop it up...

    But when it blows a head gasket, he can hop it up with one of these - and he won't even need to overnight parts from Japan! Or add a second and convert it to AWD!
    ...
  30. Feel the force flow through you. The Kessel Run...

    Feel the force flow through you. The Kessel Run in under six parsecs will little Luke Fried and Leia Fried do.
  31. Replies
    60
    Views
    2,819

    Play with the comparisons here - you can input...

    Play with the comparisons here - you can input your existing bike(s) and see what the difference may be like:
    https://geometrygeeks.bike/

    This might not be so useful if it's all foreign lingo to...
  32. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,298

    Is this what they mean by "type 2 fun"?

    Is this what they mean by "type 2 fun"?
  33. Replies
    8,698
    Views
    1,609,744

    How's Specialized with tire warranty? Mounted...

    How's Specialized with tire warranty?

    Mounted a new Purgatory 2.6 yesterday on a new wheel (1 ride), it seated properly all around the bead. On Mrs C's new Ripley, on an Ibis Blackbird rim. ...
  34. Replies
    3,207
    Views
    363,910

    Runs for the border.

    Runs for the border.
  35. Replies
    2,730
    Views
    409,865

    I think they're magnetic and supposed to help...

    I think they're magnetic and supposed to help protect against scratches during overlanding... you know, like when you park too close to someone at the mall or a shopping cart gets away from someone....
  36. Replies
    85
    Views
    5,812

    It's not my fault that she forgot the safe word!

    It's not my fault that she forgot the safe word!
  37. Replies
    8,698
    Views
    1,609,744

    SRAM Guides are somehow a 4-piston brake that are...

    SRAM Guides are somehow a 4-piston brake that are less powerful than a Shimano 2-piston.
  38. Replies
    3,266
    Views
    617,877

    ................

    ............. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220806/ecc6170a8b8bbf6c1152cdcebea7b6f4.jpg
  39. Replies
    8,698
    Views
    1,609,744

    Big rotors and metal pads are the cheapest...

    Big rotors and metal pads are the cheapest upgrades to stopping power.

    I like Shimano brakes a lot, and dislike SRAM about the same. Codes are supposedly decent though, so maybe try rotors + pads...
  40. Replies
    3,266
    Views
    617,877

    ...... ............

    ......
    ......... https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220806/d8db74ccc3df8b4362bc48f85f4793eb.jpg
  41. It's very slow on Tapatalk, but seems normal on a...

    It's very slow on Tapatalk, but seems normal on a desktop computer.

    Crank up that box fan!
  42. Replies
    3,842
    Views
    877,125

    I've got a pair of Onzas too. $37. X2 on the...

    I've got a pair of Onzas too. $37.

    X2 on the Crank Bros guess.
  43. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,047

    A bar end poking upwards might be useful for...

    A bar end poking upwards might be useful for hanging grocery bags. Doesn't explain that, floppy one though.
  44. Replies
    431
    Views
    77,495

    ^^^ Gunder twitches uncontrollably... I bought...

    ^^^ Gunder twitches uncontrollably...

    I bought a giant channel lock type pliers from HF awhile ago. Rarely need it, but when I do need to hold something giant in place, it was worth every penny....
  45. Replies
    360
    Views
    33,264

    Thanks - I'll take a look. I didn't even test...

    Thanks - I'll take a look. I didn't even test fit it, just read Ibis's instructions.
  46. Replies
    360
    Views
    33,264

    Ibis mailed my frame protection kit out pretty...

    Ibis mailed my frame protection kit out pretty quickly. The main thing I wanted was the down tube protector, which fit nicely. It also came with a tiny flap to cover a suspension linkage --...
  47. Replies
    152
    Views
    9,546

    FIFY.

    FIFY.
  48. Thread: Trucks.

    by El Chupacabra
    Replies
    4,167
    Views
    607,796

    Nissan reliability is going to be very...

    Nissan reliability is going to be very model-dependent. Something like an Armada (Patrol) or a Frontier should be much more reliable than their assortment of CVT equipped cars and crossovers.

    The...
  49. Replies
    3,266
    Views
    617,877

    423102

    423102
  50. Replies
    2,730
    Views
    409,865

    Guessing game time! How far over payload is that...

    Guessing game time! How far over payload is that Tacoma?

    I'm going with 500# over.
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4