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Forum: The Gun Enthusiast 02-18-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 592
Posted By r1cochet
4” and under handguns are deemed too dangerous...

4” and under handguns are deemed too dangerous for us law-abiding Canadians.

Thank-you Ruger for making 4.2” revolvers!

...
Forum: The Gun Enthusiast 02-05-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By r1cochet
My 4-1/2” Hammerli X-esse (a.k.a. Sig Trailside...

My 4-1/2” Hammerli X-esse (a.k.a. Sig Trailside in the US).

https://i.imgur.com/AdwfJLm.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/b9haQwr.jpg
Forum: Softail Models 01-12-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By r1cochet
Your saddlebag is sumping? I think I recall a...

Your saddlebag is sumping? I think I recall a thread about that...
Forum: Touring Models 01-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By r1cochet
‘Road King on a budget’ = Heritage Softail

‘Road King on a budget’ = Heritage Softail
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 12-30-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 66,474
Posted By r1cochet
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbulletin/552x367/80-6f9b7d3f_80b9_4c2d_8ac2_f9c982b4badc_d5441197179c6ceefa81e7970734a860c981dd5c.jpeg
Forum: Softail Models 12-28-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By r1cochet
I carry the Cruztools HD kit. Other than the tool...

I carry the Cruztools HD kit. Other than the tool kit, I carry the Stop-n-go tire plug kit with the mini compressor, and the HD valve extension hose makes adding air much easier.
Forum: General Topics/Tech Tips 12-22-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By r1cochet
You can always see wear bars even when the tire...

You can always see wear bars even when the tire is new. Wear bars make it easy to see when the tread wears to the legal limit (2/32”). The ‘tread depth’ is to the bottom of the tread grooves, not to...
Forum: Softail Models 12-17-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By r1cochet
Some bag stiffeners. Bright Ass Light taillight....

Some bag stiffeners. Bright Ass Light taillight. Custom Dynamics led inserts for the fender tip lights.

And some drywall for your garage - the foam panels are flammable...
Forum: Engine Mechanical Topics 12-03-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,653
Posted By r1cochet
Slim vice grips to grab the socket and rotate...

Slim vice grips to grab the socket and rotate clockwise to tighten the bolt.
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 11-28-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By r1cochet
I own a Bell Bullitt helmet and wear it...

I own a Bell Bullitt helmet and wear it occasionally. Fits me well, same sizing/fit as Shoei or HJC. Noisier than either of those examples. Large eye port, excellent visibilty for a FF.
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 11-12-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By r1cochet
The label says ‘distributed in canada......

The label says ‘distributed in canada... Deeley...’. Probably still made offshore.

But it looks very good quality and is not adorned with huge lettering or logos.

Like-new, unworn condition - I...
Forum: Touring Models 11-10-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,555
Posted By r1cochet
The heat may attract rodents that will build a...

The heat may attract rodents that will build a nest somewhere on your bike and chew on the wires and other parts...
Forum: Softail Models 11-01-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,878
Posted By r1cochet
You mention the swarf and expansion risks. You...

You mention the swarf and expansion risks. You forgot: drill->spark->gasoline->ka-boom!
Forum: Softail Models 10-04-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By r1cochet
Maybe too much current for that little cable. ...

Maybe too much current for that little cable.

If the AGM battery has dropped down to 8V, it might act like a short to the car battery. I did the same thing (left ignition on) on my '14 FLSTC - so...
Forum: Softail Models 10-03-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By r1cochet
The AGM batteries need a special technique to...

The AGM batteries need a special technique to charge when deeply discharged. The chargers detect the low voltage and shut off.

Set this up so you can do all these steps in close proximity. You...
Forum: Softail Models 09-15-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By r1cochet
The rubber hardens as it ages. Consideration for...

The rubber hardens as it ages. Consideration for reduced traction vs fresh tires. Don't push the limits in the first few miles of your ride - let the tires warm up. If you ride in the rain, in cold...
Forum: Softail Models 09-14-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,956
Posted By r1cochet
To tell the truth, the studs and conchos were not...

To tell the truth, the studs and conchos were not my cup of tea, but when the right confluence of events had me at the dealer looking at a new bike, the Heritage was the most comfortable for me. I...
Forum: Softail Models 09-14-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,956
Posted By r1cochet
A picture is worth 1,000 words ...

A picture is worth 1,000 words

https://i.imgur.com/018pyyp.jpg
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 09-14-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,297
Posted By r1cochet
"I'm not ..., but $20 is $20"

"I'm not ..., but $20 is $20"
Forum: Sportster Models 09-14-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,925
Posted By r1cochet
My '99 XL1200S ...

My '99 XL1200S

https://i.imgur.com/f7TIRVI.jpg

Bought this at the end of '98 and sold in 2013 when I bought my Heritage Softail.

Forward controls, Samson 2:1 exhaust system, S&S air...
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 09-06-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,432
Posted By r1cochet
I'm just curious as to this safety training. I...

I'm just curious as to this safety training. I did my first m/c course in 1985 (Sheridan College in Oakville ON) and was an instructor in 2000, 2001 (Mohawk College, Hamilton ON). Must've been before...
Forum: Primary/Transmission/Driveline/Clutch 07-17-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By r1cochet
Question about clutch wear

Is it the clutch plates wearing that requires adjustment every so often?

'14 Heritage Softail - Twin Cam 103. I adjust my clutch every oil change, 5,000miles. I like the 1/2 turn out adjustment. ...
Forum: Tri Glide & Freewheeler Models 07-10-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By r1cochet
2014 FLSTC - recently had a check engine light,...

2014 FLSTC - recently had a check engine light, code P0118 - the engine temperature sensor failed open. Straightforward replacement. Why is this relevant? For the last few months, I noticed my...
Forum: Evo Classic Models 07-07-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By r1cochet
maybe a claw-pick-up tool would work: ...

maybe a claw-pick-up tool would work:

https://www.amazon.ca/TEKTON-7597-36-Inch-Claw-Pick-Up/dp/B000NPR3WU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1499455018&sr=8-2&keywords=pickup+tool
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 05-22-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,149
Posted By r1cochet
Full-length-zip leather overpants.

Full-length-zip leather overpants.
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