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    Frank DeLuca
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  1. Surface Tension

    MN Twisties!

    Hwy 1 Ely to N'shore would be a good ride in the Fall.
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    Running Ac From Garage Outlet

    You should get the 30 amp power cord if you don't have one already. You can use the 30 amp power cord adapter(30 amp female to 15 amp male) for home use. Otherwise when at the campground plug the 30 amp power cord into the 30 amp receptacle. Now your set for any situation. Your 20 amp receptacle is protecting the wire from receptacle to breaker panel. Besides running the AC, your running a refrigerator, 110v receptacles, and convertor. A 16 gauge extension cord is no good.
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    Any Dual Sport riders out there?

    Picked up a KLR250. Like any DS they don't do anything great but I opted for a lighter weight DS. If your thinking about a KLR you better have long legs. The Mad Dog ATV seat pad I put on to get some relief added another inch I have to stretch. I fabricated a rear rack too to get hung up on. She hums along at 65 mph with more to give but wouldn't want to keep it at those RPMs for long. So I took off the 15T front sprocket and tried out a 16T and am very pleased with that. Next I'll be adding saddle bags or panniers then adventure into the Arrowhead Trout Lakes for a day or two.
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    Unruly nighcrawlers

    Strong instinct to migrate back to Canada I'd say. If its dark they'll crawl out.
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    2018 21’ fish house build

    Thanks for taking the time to document your build. Very nice work!
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    1994 1750 Tyee Renovation

    Looks very nice, the boat was worth putting the effort into. What lake did you forget the marker buoy at.
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    Any Dual Sport riders out there?

    Sold my bike because I was riding alone. I've got 3 scooters so got a posse of outlaws to ride with. Thinking about a smaller DS to increase my range, a little.
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    1995 Mercury 75 hp - motor lowers when in reverse

    Like Blackhawk said, if the hydraulics were bad the motor would trim in when going forward. In reverse the forces are to lift the outboard which is opposite of what your describing. Go outside and(without the outboard running) shift into forward and reverse. You of coarse shouldn't here the hear the trim motor running.
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    Rv Transmission problems

    Check out this link. http://www.700r4transmissionhq.com/700r4-transmission-troubleshooting/ Pay attention to the TV cable install and adjust. Too low of shift points are often the cause that leads to the failure such as yours. Then drop the pan but your probably looking at pulling the transmission. Give Dave's Transmission a call in Duluth.
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    So you have a good idea where they're coming in at. Figure out what you need to cover that area up with and be ready to apply whatever solution it takes to do that. Once it warms up, sit out there and watch them exit. Get up there and plug the holes before they come back. As far as removing the insulation, if you have a few bats I wouldn't worry about it. If you have a colony of bats, well your nose will tell you that but you won't see them hanging from the rafters.
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    We could be riding the nsst

    I've got a couple Robins in the yard that could have waited a few weeks to get the party started.
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    We could be riding the nsst

    Yep, I'll be adding a shield.
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    We could be riding the nsst

    Thought I'd share the fix on the coolant tank for the Rev. 15/16 socket is the correct size for the inside dia of the coolant tank neck. Warm the tank neck with heat gun and the heat the socket hot enough to not melt the plastic tank neck, insert the socket into the tank neck. Use a band clamp close the the size of the opening of the filler neck and tighten and let cool. This reformed the coolant tank neck and the coolant cap fit perfectly.
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    We could be riding the nsst

    Fuel injected so no. If it were carbed they'd come off and be cleaned too. The throttle bodies were cleaned though. The exhaust valves were cleaned earlier. Got to like Amazon for prices and vendors that ship right away. Reeds are in then noticed when filling with antifreeze my coolant cap didn't fit. The neck warped from heat off the muffler. I'll have to true that up and probably put in a heat deflector. Then stabil in the tank and into the enclosed trailer for season.
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    We could be riding the nsst

    Done with trail riding but plenty of snow on the lakes up here so I'm leaving one sled ready for late ice crappies. Pulled the reeds on the Renegade to inspect and clean, then ended up ordering up a set of Boyesen rage cages.