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Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 05-12-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,902
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Charlotte Area Tag-O-Rama

Thinking the one I took in front of the log cabin. You probably know where that shot was taken, since you're from Huntersville!
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 05-10-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,902
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Charlotte Area Tag-O-Rama

Here's a new one not far from McGuire Nuclear Station. It's on a favorite road for motorcycle & bicycle riders in eastern Lincoln...
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 05-10-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 36,902
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Charlotte Area Tag-O-Rama

Had a different angle on that shot last Thursday including both of our bikes:

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2013/2014/IMG_2902_zpsc85b4588.jpg...
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 04-12-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,264
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Another Winter Project

Did not work on this project for a couple years.

Decided to change colors to Pearl White with painted pinstripes. Had the frame & many parts powder coated semi gloss black with the exhaust system...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-29-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,953
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Wanna Fly?

Can't afford a 310, but Thanks! :)

Had scratch built plans and built the wing spars & center section spar, but it was not aerobatic. Decided to sell it and will eventually build a "kit" aerobatic...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-25-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,953
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Wanna Fly?

Started building a scratch build all metal airplane a few years ago. The plans were not good and if someone does not have the basic sheet metal skills, it is a slow process having to repeat building...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-25-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,953
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Wanna Fly?

Here's some rules for the "possible" recreational license without "medical":

Fly current "certified" aircraft, like the Cessna 172, Piper Cherokee 180, Grumman Tiger, Piper Warrior, Cessna 150/152,...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 09-25-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,953
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Wanna Fly?

If the EAA/AOPA proposal is accepted by the FAA, you will be able to fly airplanes covered under the recreation license without a medical. Right now LSA is a good way to go for day VFR flight.
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 07-10-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,282
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: 32mm Castle Nut Socket

Use a 19MM socket like that for the Strom steering head nut:

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/IMG_3896.jpg

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/IMG_3897.jpg
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 03-31-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,302
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Store at Jonas Ridge is open!!

Buy gas there from time to time.

Always like to take motorcycle photos with the store in the background.

The new to me...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 03-15-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,157
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Thursday ride

Really enjoyed riding with Ken & Stretch to Tenn and back today.
Lots of "Great" roads!!!!!!!!!! :scooter:

Ken, Thanks for leading the...
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 01-05-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,264
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Another Winter Project

Always liked the Ducati Monster and colors.

You had a really nice looking bike. :scooter:

Thanks,
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 01-04-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,264
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Another Winter Project

Settled on the colors. The seat pan, tank, side panels, front fender, and radiator bracket will be Ducati Yellow. Will paint the engine with satin aluminum color 500F paint. The frame, side stand,...
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 01-03-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,264
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Another Winter Project

Used .040" 6061T6 aluminum sheetmetal straps to install a Ducati electric fan replacing original direct drive Honda...
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 01-03-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,264
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Another Winter Project

Beautiful bike!

Have not chosen the final colors, yet. I like sliver & black, too.

Will be working on the CX for the next couple days with the cold weather! :scooter:
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 12-30-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,074
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Friday 12/30

Enjoyed the ride today and meeting everyone at...
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 12-16-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,264
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Another Winter Project

Looking forward to seeing your project, too. Will you be posting it in the Vintage section? Is that a CB750?

With the warm weather this week, have to admit to using my spare time riding and not ...
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 12-15-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,264
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Another Winter Project

The seat pan, seat cushion, and front fender came from Hotwing Glass.
Made the seat pan mounts from steel strap from Lowes Hardware. Modified
a Hotwing Glass "Darkwing" GL1000 seat pan to fit the...
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 11-27-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,302
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Stiore at Jonas Ridge is open!!

Did not introduce ourselves when talking earlier this week, he was busy with customers. He owns another store on Rt. 64 close to Morganton, too.

Will talk more with him on the next ride.
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 11-26-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,302
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Stiore at Jonas Ridge is open!!

Talked to the store owner yesterday. He will eventually open the grill and set up tables & chairs inside at the grill area. His gas prices was $3.29 per gallon yesterday.

Will ask him about parking...
Forum: SC - Mountains/Greenville-Spartanburg 11-10-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,953
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Wanna Fly?

Straight & Level makes me Queasy!:dance3:
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 11-09-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,872
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: NMR?..sandbaging

Congratulations!!!! :congrats:
Forum: Greasy Garage and Happy Thoughts 11-07-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,291
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: Electric Superbike Motorcycle from Mission Motors

Very "High Tech" electric machine. Like what he said about running more efficiently at max power, single speed, letting the rider focus on corner speed, and no shifting to worry about.

Sounds like...
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 11-05-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,872
Posted By vfrcauv
Re: NMR?..sandbaging

Congrats on the win!!!!

Wow, flying a Giles 202. Bet it can rock & roll!
Forum: NC - Charlotte, Greensboro/Central NC 11-05-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,745
Posted By vfrcauv
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