What did you do ON your Ural today?

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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Lofty » Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:50 pm

A man out standing in his field.

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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by cheeseheadmike » Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:05 pm

Rode to the local Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast this morning. Pretty good feast for five bucks. Some UDF, let a couple little kids sit on the tractor seats to have their pics taken by their parents. After breakfast, explored some local roads west of the new homestead. Visited the local Forest Preserve and found a marker for the Oregon Trail there. Thought that was pretty cool. So, moved from the town where the Pinkerton Agency was founded to a town that was a stop on the way out west.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by snowymonkey » Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:42 am

Went riding all day yesterday with a buddy of mine (he’s on his BMW r1150r). Beautiful day. We were testing out the helmet coms we had both recently installed. Man what a difference that makes in making the ride more enjoyable.

I’ve only got a few pics, but we were both filming. Video eventually.

Found a wild Jeep club :)
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We live a town apart and stopped at his place after the ride. Then we ride back to my place and his wife met us there with the car (didn’t wanna have him riding home in the dark after drinks and such). He couldn’t resist piloting Toothless. I’ll have to say I was quite comfy cruising in the sidecar.

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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by snowymonkey » Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:52 pm

Video as promised. Didn’t do any color correcting this time.

https://youtu.be/Zm6LZ3vj3hc
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by cheeseheadmike » Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:30 pm

Fifty cold miles.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Rusty Nuts » Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:40 pm

I sat on it and made motorcycle noises. Too ugly of a day to take out my new toy on an adventure. maybe when I get more comfortable.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by zookster » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:59 am

Rode it to work yesterday and today. Rain, rain and more rain here in central Alabamy. Going to be raining when it's time to head home this afternoon too. Did lots of prep to prepare for riding in the rain. I pulled the drain plugs out of the tub. lol. And it will be raining tomorrow (all day in the forecast), so it will be another wet ride to/from work!
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by jaybird » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:23 pm

Checked on our jobs in process, checked on the progress of my Men on the house they were working on, looked at some new work, stopped at the post office, and a trip to the hardware store.
It was 50 degrees Fahrenheit here at the shore today :D
Much more fun on the Retro!
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Desantnik-VDV » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:42 pm

Jay, great picture. Picture # 1 - It looks like your Retro is ready to pull that house. :)
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by bgenest » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:29 am

Looks like "Jersey's on the move!"
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Ducati Pilot » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:33 pm

jaybird wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:23 pm
Checked on our jobs in process, checked on the progress of my Men on the house they were working on, looked at some new work, stopped at the post office, and a trip to the hardware store.
It was 50 degrees Fahrenheit here at the shore today :D
Much more fun on the Retro!

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Yup, they don’t exactly give those ledgerlocks (or timberlocks) away, do they? I did a “post and beam” two story playhouse/sniper-tower kind of structure for a local spoiled kid a couple years ago and when the client saw the itemized bill he said “what do you mean you spent $460.00 on fasteners?!?” I didn’t even make any markup on the hardware!
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by jaybird » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:17 am

Desantnik-VDV wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:42 pm
Jay, great picture. Picture # 1 - It looks like your Retro is ready to pull that house. :)
Thanks.
I used to have a photo of an outhouse on a trailer being pulled behind my GearUp, it is a WPA outhouse we were shifting around on our farm.
I have not seen it in a while and it may have gotten inadvertently deleted. I have around 13,000 photos on my phone so I may just be missing it. If I get a chance I might do it again.

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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by jaybird » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:27 am

bgenest wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:29 am
Looks like "Jersey's on the move!"
Yes, this is my 37th year moving houses here at the Jersey Shore and the greater New Jersey area.
We just finished moving a 300 ton historic brick house in Marlton, New Jersey. :D
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by jaybird » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:47 am

Ducati Pilot wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:33 pm
jaybird wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:23 pm
Checked on our jobs in process, checked on the progress of my Men on the house they were working on, looked at some new work, stopped at the post office, and a trip to the hardware store.
It was 50 degrees Fahrenheit here at the shore today :D
Much more fun on the Retro!

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Happy trails,
Jaybird
Yup, they don’t exactly give those ledgerlocks (or timberlocks) away, do they? I did a “post and beam” two story playhouse/sniper-tower kind of structure for a local spoiled kid a couple years ago and when the client saw the itemized bill he said “what do you mean you spent $460.00 on fasteners?!?” I didn’t even make any markup on the hardware!
They’re definitely not cheap, but they’re a good product and reusable, we use them extensively in house moving.
We’re currently moving a 9,500 square foot restaurant (about half that square footage more on the second floor.), we used over 1,500 Ledgerloks on that project.
Prior to Ledgerloks, we used an air nailer that shot 20d duplex/scaffold nails, and prior to that, we hand nailed the ledgers in with 20 and 30d duplex nails,
When you beat a couple of hundred 30d nails in, in a day, your dominant forearm starts to look like Popeye the Sailor’s, then you need to pull them all back out at the end of the job. I love Ledgerloks :D they’re worth every penny.

Happy trails,
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Ducati Pilot » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:40 pm

jaybird wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:47 am
Ducati Pilot wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:33 pm
jaybird wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:23 pm
Checked on our jobs in process, checked on the progress of my Men on the house they were working on, looked at some new work, stopped at the post office, and a trip to the hardware store.
It was 50 degrees Fahrenheit here at the shore today :D
Much more fun on the Retro!

EE5C89CB-7060-4097-AA84-0378822F1AB9.jpeg21FFD651-61BA-4469-B04C-F42B386BAE09.jpegAB6718D6-DF17-4F48-A995-76C9D713A264.jpegA860857D-26A4-4D2F-99EF-5C493C07BB58.jpegA516BD00-0493-432D-906F-EB6D87DE7208.jpeg
D7F8F35E-6A47-4AE3-9EAA-49E1BCAC7D5D.jpeg

Happy trails,
Jaybird
Yup, they don’t exactly give those ledgerlocks (or timberlocks) away, do they? I did a “post and beam” two story playhouse/sniper-tower kind of structure for a local spoiled kid a couple years ago and when the client saw the itemized bill he said “what do you mean you spent $460.00 on fasteners?!?” I didn’t even make any markup on the hardware!
They’re definitely not cheap, but they’re a good product and reusable, we use them extensively in house moving.
We’re currently moving a 9,500 square foot restaurant (about half that square footage more on the second floor.), we used over 1,500 Ledgerloks on that project.
Prior to Ledgerloks, we used an air nailer that shot 20d duplex/scaffold nails, and prior to that, we hand nailed the ledgers in with 20 and 30d duplex nails,
When you beat a couple of hundred 30d nails in, in a day, your dominant forearm starts to look like Popeye the Sailor’s, then you need to pull them all back out at the end of the job. I love Ledgerloks :D they’re worth every penny.

Happy trails,
Jaybird
Quite the endeavor! And yeah, you have to get a picture of your Ural chained to the house, ready to go. Those pix are fun. I did one a few years ago with my Mini Cooper at the shop I used to work at. When I saw the plow sitting there I couldn’t resist.
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2006 Ducati S2R1000 “hot rod” build
1980 Yamaha SR250 Scrambler build
1979 Kawasaki KZ750 B-Twin “War Pig”
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I’m loving this forum!

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