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by Greg Watters
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 170
Views: 7485

Re: theTRUTH

We have a lot of bearings like that in agriculture, the allenhead grub screw doesnt last long with side load,ditto the lock ring , and long term the bearing blocks loosen around the bearing, tapered would work if you can get enough strength in the mounts, you probably want parallel bearings in at le...
by Greg Watters
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: theTRUTH
Replies: 170
Views: 7485

Re: theTRUTH

Are you relying on the bearing lockring to take the clutch thrust ? i think you will need something more positive
Nice clutch assembly
by Greg Watters
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Photobucket Policy Change
Replies: 17
Views: 841

Re: Photobucket Policy Change

Hey that chrome extension works good , Thanks RGV

While i like having no spam on screen is it worth thinking about limited advertising to cover any money needs and getting the faster speeds and space on the current host ?
by Greg Watters
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Photobucket Policy Change
Replies: 17
Views: 841

Re: Photobucket Policy Change

I am now using TinyPic.com, it seems to work ok for my needs, just need the time to host a few pics i use often for avatar then go back to hosting at need

Greg , i see many forums host pics, is that something to consider here ?
by Greg Watters
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: Greg Watters
Replies: 5
Views: 196

Re: Greg Watters

Probably somewhere between 200 and 180 , i had braked a little before locking the front tire and lowsiding
The thumb, bruising and wore through my right glove using it as a brake and rudder
Lucky there was little to hit
by Greg Watters
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: BMST 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: BMST 2017

Kim did real good in a bad situation, slowed the bike enough to leave it with out injury
but getting some burns , lucky only minor
by Greg Watters
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: Ack Attack in Bolivia
Replies: 19
Views: 1549

Re: Ack Attack in Bolivia

Bolivia was an unreal experiance, Took a couple of days to aclimatise to the altitude, not real comfortable during this time but ok once you got through it Also took some getting used to on how it effected the bikes , EG Rocky going passed the pits with the pilot chute out but not enough air to fill...
by Greg Watters
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: 2017 Satellite Imaging
Replies: 36
Views: 4647

Re: 2017 Satellite Imaging

Wind i think , not a trench but slightly lower area , bit like the lakeside edge at the ramp track 2 return may be damp and the water has spread over quite an area NW of the track ,but generally thats a lot less water than previous pics Another week will help, forcast is great with no rain, increasi...
by Greg Watters
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: 2017 Satellite Imaging
Replies: 36
Views: 4647

Re: 2017 Satellite Imaging

Thats the bit that catches my eye too
by Greg Watters
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: 2017 Satellite Imaging
Replies: 36
Views: 4647

Re: 2017 Satellite Imaging

old Satelite tracking station on the edge has access, but searching for info has it mud in the top half near the tracking station , & near its island , but looks like good salt to run nearly east to west on the longest path , or vise versa
No idea on its ownership status
by Greg Watters
Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: 2017 Satellite Imaging
Replies: 36
Views: 4647

Re: 2017 Satellite Imaging

Thanks guys, hope the water stays up there .

Pauls pic shows Island Lagoon on top right, often wondered if it would be a viable alternative if Lk G got too complicated
by Greg Watters
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: WA rookie team have a Hudson Terraplane
Replies: 190
Views: 30612

Re: WA rookie team have a Hudson Terraplane

Still running the breathers from the rocker covers or from the valley ?
Any windage control ?
by Greg Watters
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Airborne Recon
Replies: 27
Views: 4081

Re: Airborne Recon

Thanks for the great commentary and pics Mal
Looking like fast salt :D
by Greg Watters
Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Two engines to make one?
Replies: 22
Views: 5304

Re: Two engines to make one?

What is so bad about "A" ?
My feeling is you would have to make a common crankcase to be called 1 motor
then its no longer a brand X motor but a "Barra " and your still in A
by Greg Watters
Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: International Event News
Topic: BMST 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2438

Re: BMST 2016

Erin Sills wrote a few articals for the American Motorcyclist and one included us
http://americanmotorcyclist.com/Racing/ ... pionship-3