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Been away, but now i'm back

Discussion in 'General' started by JeffM, Nov 12, 2017.

  1. JeffM

    JeffM Active Member

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    Well it seems like ages since i was here discussing all manner of things BDM with all of the regulars.

    I have been away working and only get home every 3 weeks or so then i have 4 days to fix up the house and yard pay some bills and get back to work and the cycle continues.

    I actually got the Dog out for a run 4 days ago, it had not been started in 2 months, I hit the starter and she fired straight up...........amazing.

    Rode around town for about 30 miles, never missed a beat.
    The EFM auto clutch is now sorted and working as it should.

    The big disappointment was the chrome work, after sitting under a cover for 2 months i am noticing some pitting type of thing happening & of course the aluminum is in need of a major polish as well.
    If only i had the time, maybe i will get a few days near xmas, before it starts again.

    It's good to be busy, it's good to have a job, but it sure sucks to be away from wife, home and life.
    Still "more mun more fun" .

    Anyway i will check in from time to time to see who i can help or shit stir.
    :old2::old2::old2:
     
  2. BWG56

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    Nice to have ya back but if you cover the bike is the cover able to breath, maybe its trapping the moisture under it. Just a thought
     
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    I agree I stored my pitbull undercover for 4 months in Florida and it looked like the day a I left it when I removed the cover
     
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    I use bed sheets to cover up mine. 100% cotton, light weight, and easy on and off.
     
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    Welcome back brother. Time moves fast. Take advantage of family. Then go play!
     
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  6. JeffM

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    Thanks guy's.
    I use my old Harley cover and it breathes very well, so much so some days it gets blown competently off as my under house area is enclosed but open to wind. I may look at spraying it with S100 after the next time i wash and polish and prior to storing away again.
    Also i live 5 mile from the ocean and 300 yards above sea level, plus air pollution is a big deal here.

    I haven't head anything of Dead Dog for over a year, not sure if he still has his 2007 Limited K9, all the other Dog's have moved away after construction of the Gas plants completed.

    Take care all
     
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    Years ago when my brother used to store his bike for the winter he would wash it and apply a coat of wax on it and leave the wax on it until spring.
     
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    A few extra barnacles but nothin too bad..:D
     
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    Good to see you made it back
    :chopper::chopper:
     
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    I don't think BD used the best chrome.:(
     

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