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    Today, 12:06 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Sprinter build thread in Off-Topic
    Ran into another “Sprinter thing” when it snowed last week. The passenger side wiper arm broke off. Wasn’t super cold - about 20° F. Aluminum cast...
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    Yesterday, 05:29 PM
    More come to the party. https://www.thedrive.com/motorcycles/25870/indian-motorcycle-hints-at-adventure-bike-with-renegade-name-trademark
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    Yesterday, 12:49 PM
    If you don’t get help, we’ve found local contractors by visiting a local hardware store and asking for referrals.
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    Yesterday, 04:47 AM
    Advrider.com: What is Harley afraid of? RideApart Weekend WTF: Harley-Davidson under glass.
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    12-13-19, 03:18 PM
    And that’s the concern. Went into Manchester (NH) Harley to look at a Ulysses. The salesman saw me looking at it, and suddenly,found the...
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    12-13-19, 11:29 AM
    Garandman replied to a thread For Sale - Other | Ariens STE1124 Pro Snowblower in For Sale
    Delivered! Thank you!
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    12-12-19, 02:48 PM
    Garandman started a thread For Sale - Other | Ariens STE1124 Pro Snowblower in For Sale
    2004 Ariens Professional snow thrower. Model #924122. 11.5hp OHV engine (around 14-15 lb ft torque) 24” wide bucket with drift cutters. Heated...
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    12-11-19, 10:20 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snow tires.... in Off-Topic
    These are the Nokian CR3’s we mounted on the Sprinter in size 235/65 x 16. Rated for 80psi and 3,200 lbs. Like the last couple gens, tread...
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    12-11-19, 09:30 PM
    Only peripheral, but Waze has added plow reports to the app. Or more properly, unplowed reports.
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    12-09-19, 06:44 PM
    Most sales in U.S., so here’s why they are worried.
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    12-09-19, 12:38 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    I worked in a factory in Lawrence during summers long ago. Fascinating: 70% Spanish-speaking population. Number of LPD officers who spoke Spanish at...
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    12-08-19, 08:26 AM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snow tires.... in Off-Topic
    Sullivan Tire is now a Nokian dealer. Their website gives prices by vehicle or tire size. Even if you aren’t buying there it’s quite useful as they...
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    12-08-19, 08:09 AM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    The distance numbers must be for light snow as the sludge we get in Boston goes 20-30’ max. In NH we have a RapidTrack Hydro Pro 28, which has...
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    12-07-19, 02:15 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    In fairness, the Hondas are hydrostatic and hydrostatic trans Ariens are almost as expensive. Friction disk is tough to beat for value.
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    12-07-19, 10:42 AM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    Oddly enough, those Tecumsehs were used in garden tractor races so there was all kinds of tuner info for them. Took no more than 15 minutes. ...
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    12-06-19, 09:27 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    $90 and I picked it up in North Andover, MA. ...
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    12-06-19, 03:04 PM
    We’re switching our NH house to wireless. Got an Ellipsis Jetpack hub from Verizon for $30 plus $20 per month for 15 GBPs service. Its the size of a...
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    12-06-19, 02:40 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread For Sale - Other | Cx5 wheels/snows in For Sale
    Wheel size: https://www.wheel-size.com/size/mazda/cx-5/. This also gives you the center ring diameter of 67.1mm. A very common wheel size, for...
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    12-05-19, 05:05 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    The intake manifold didn’t align very well with the block, so so ported it with a Dremel. No idea what if any improvement there was. Be sire to...
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    12-05-19, 02:06 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    Hey, kids! Don’t try this at home! ...
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    12-05-19, 01:36 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    Or less than $3 each at any dealer or Home Depot. Some sell the Sten aftermarket bolts for $1.50. Note that Ariens changed the bolts slightly...
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    12-05-19, 01:29 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    Think you have to call Ariens customer service for year. For most parts it doesn’t really matter: Ariens has a lot of backwards < - > forwards...
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    12-05-19, 01:09 PM
    We have had a lot of work done at Allen’s Auto Trim in Peabody. http://www.allensautotrim.com/
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    12-05-19, 07:41 AM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowmobilers in Off-Topic
    We are in the same boat in NH, and recently increased access through our property due to a public bridge closure. Far from a security concern, we...
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    12-04-19, 10:46 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    Doing maintenance on the mighty 2004 STE1124 Pro then it’s going up for sale locally: want to sell it to someone in the neighborhood who will help...
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    12-04-19, 10:31 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    I sold a good one to a friend for $250, but they probably run up to $400. They were made for many years and could be anywhere from a few years to 30...
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    12-04-19, 10:22 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snowblower in Off-Topic
    The guys in Savin Hill stay there. Driving around doesn’t pay. My son literally walks our snow thrower over to the neighbors. So depending on what...
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    12-04-19, 10:16 PM
    Garandman replied to a thread ski/ride 19/20 in Off-Topic
    First time I went it was Spring, and foggy, and absolutely terrifying. You’d see what looked like an outcropping up ahead, slow down, and a couple of...
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    12-04-19, 08:57 AM
    Garandman replied to a thread Snow tires.... in Off-Topic
    Don’t think Nokian uses the two-compound approach but don’t find any mention pro or con. Bridgestone still does. Little known fact is that...
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    12-04-19, 08:45 AM
    Assuming the Crown Vic doesn’t have a hitch? Out of curiosity I checked the UHaul website for a one way rental. Turns out they don’t seem to rent...
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2012 WR250R, 2008 Tiger 1050 ABS, 2009 Trailway 200, Honda CRF100F, BMW R90/6, 2016 GSX-R750
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