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    There is that. For "whatever reason" critters out...

    There is that. For "whatever reason" critters out West are heavier, despite the lush vegetation and plentiful water of the Mid-Atlantic meadows and woods. Our deer are waaay lighter. I've come across...
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    Looks Gooooood! An over-the road trucker of...

    Looks Gooooood!

    An over-the road trucker of substantial experience once said that drum brakes of a given size will actually provide more stopping power than disks of the same size,

    Exactly...
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    LOL! The CFII that I liked a lot as a friend, but...

    LOL! The CFII that I liked a lot as a friend, but had to "fire" day-one because he was too polite - which was going to get the both of us kilt... rode an R51-US with the WEIRD front suspension. Said...
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    That mate of mine in Twickenham with the Lancia...

    That mate of mine in Twickenham with the Lancia Delta Integrale as a Daily Driver was a Track Steward, couple of the UK circuits.

    Volunteer Military Vets with "more than JUST basic first aid...
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    No excuse where YOU are. Trick "back in the...

    No excuse where YOU are.

    Trick "back in the day" was to go to the races at Watkins Glen, pay extra for a 'paddock pass". I had no interest in what was going on on the TRACK, At all.

    I wuz...
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    What makes you think they would be sequential?

    What makes you think they would be sequential?
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    ROFL! 1/3 to 2/3'rds or so of that has served...

    ROFL! 1/3 to 2/3'rds or so of that has served tens of millions of 4-wheelers!

    Meanwhile.. the ONLY ride of several I had any serious miles on before I decided the fore and aft bumpers on 4-wheeler...
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    Too true! Until I cobbled-in the bigger...

    Too true! Until I cobbled-in the bigger alternator and Delco solid-state adjustable regulator to keep the oversized Gould battery up (minor hood bulge for that one), the French halogen-incandescent...
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    12V are more common, hence cheaper, but the core...

    12V are more common, hence cheaper, but the core LED element is about a Volt and a half or even less, so they are done-up in "arrays" anyway.

    Prolly least-cost is to convert the host from 6V to...
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    LOL! C'mon. Post the diect website URI for us! ...

    LOL! C'mon. Post the diect website URI for us!

    Go Ogle finds more than a few hits in Ohio ALONE, and a short ton MORE all over the rest of the USA.

    Some might even be brothels?

    Not that...
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    Wondered if you would be updating the headlamps...

    Wondered if you would be updating the headlamps with LED or Halogens, but given the progress in LED's?

    I'd guess separate "supplemental" driving lighting would be easier, better, and even not...
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    LOL! "Start the impossible" out of aversion to...

    LOL! "Start the impossible" out of aversion to boredom!

    But come short as to finishing? I ALWAYS do!
    If nothing else? I immediately want to IMPROVE "whatever"!

    GI service.. and the words of...
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    We tend to also "build excuses". Reasons to not...

    We tend to also "build excuses". Reasons to not even start "A" because it needs "B" done first, and "B" needs "C" done before it can be started,, and so on until getting a chunk of material off the...
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    I think it was "Starship Trooper" wherein Bob...

    I think it was "Starship Trooper" wherein Bob pointed out w/r to Military service that there was always a profitable / in-demand "niche" for the top person in the whole world, no matter how arcane...
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    I HAD wondered if you were making your own...

    I HAD wondered if you were making your own Bourdon's from scratch!

    US Gage was one of the "sacred Olympians" of brute-simple and mission-critical reliability when we had Air Products A1 & A2...
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    LOL! Kept the "uber-Jeep" on jackstands for 19...

    LOL! Kept the "uber-Jeep" on jackstands for 19 years in a row to keep my greedy ass out of jail. Topped-out at a measured 131 MPH.

    BFD.

    What made it FUN as to waxing Beemers, Portia's,...
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    ROFL! Anyone needs an example of "droll...

    ROFL!

    Anyone needs an example of "droll humour"? There you have it!

    :D
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    No need to be a biker to appreciate that gear....

    No need to be a biker to appreciate that gear. Wife and I managed 50-plus countries toured partly off the back of going in chilly, rainy fall season when everything, air to lodging to rental wheels...
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    Good friends of my parents had MET on their...

    Good friends of my parents had MET on their Indians as young-young folks. Club meet somewhere around Pittsburgh, PA. Coupla kids and a lotta years LATER what had become a same paint-job matched...
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    LOL! But they do... "binary". In the belly: ...

    LOL! But they do... "binary". In the belly:

    FULL/NOT

    Food passes through a Dog's mouth too FAST to say "all their taste is in their mouth"!

    OTOH, whilst humans actually DO have an...
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    That's funny. Yer employer has been bragging...

    That's funny. Yer employer has been bragging online to her wealthy high-society socialite girlfriends that she had her private live-in cook and Chauffuer prep HER bike and take her for a tour of the...
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