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Lonesome Dave

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Re: What do ya think
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2015, 10:11:41 PM »
I got to get some numbers first....I will admit, was thinking about taking this Friday off.
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Re: What do ya think
« Reply #16 on: September 28, 2015, 12:00:30 AM »
i am up for working on trials together. If your back in the hills on Sunday and the weather is ok we could test your new bike and do some Sherco-Gas Gas practice.
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Re: What do ya think
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2015, 02:01:06 PM »
i am up for working on trials together. If your back in the hills on Sunday and the weather is ok we could test your new bike and do some Sherco-Gas Gas practice.

I've been pretty busy with home projects.  Let me know when you may be coming out and we'll see......
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Re: What do ya think
« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2015, 02:11:31 PM »
Well I went to go look at the it.  I liked it, but it's so hard to tell until get it onto a trail.  Went plenty fast for me and seemed to lug around real well.  I think because this is a small dealership, the manager probably put dealer plates on it and road it for about 1 1/2 seasons.  It's got all new plastics and graphics.  Sure it looks nice, but I wonder what it looked like before.  It's got scratches on the swing arm, and exhaust.  Rotors seem okay.  Skid plate has marks, but certainly less than my bike. 

Here's the biggest issue.  I felt the forks and one of them seemed damp under the edge.  Keep in mind its not out on the dusty trail where dust would gather and you see it.  I looked closer and found a very small scratch on the tube.  You can hardly see it or feel it.  Now this is right below where I found the dampness.  One would assume that the scratch was causing it.  The question;  Can this small mark be smoothed out?  Emery cloth or other.  Does anyone have any experience with this problem? 
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Re: What do ya think
« Reply #19 on: October 07, 2015, 07:55:27 AM »
Well I went to go look at the it.  I liked it, but it's so hard to tell until get it onto a trail.  Went plenty fast for me and seemed to lug around real well.  I think because this is a small dealership, the manager probably put dealer plates on it and road it for about 1 1/2 seasons.  It's got all new plastics and graphics.  Sure it looks nice, but I wonder what it looked like before.  It's got scratches on the swing arm, and exhaust.  Rotors seem okay.  Skid plate has marks, but certainly less than my bike. 

Here's the biggest issue.  I felt the forks and one of them seemed damp under the edge.  Keep in mind its not out on the dusty trail where dust would gather and you see it.  I looked closer and found a very small scratch on the tube.  You can hardly see it or feel it.  Now this is right below where I found the dampness.  One would assume that the scratch was causing it.  The question;  Can this small mark be smoothed out?  Emery cloth or other.  Does anyone have any experience with this problem?

my experience is that no matter how well you work out the scratch it will always weep.
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Re: What do ya think
« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2015, 07:42:06 PM »
Yup that's a good deal on a great (yes, I'm biased) bike.   I've seen a few cheaper, but not with a huge pile of spares like that has.

The parts to solve the oil transfer issue cost about $70 and take maybe 2 hours to install.

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Re: What do ya think
« Reply #22 on: October 13, 2015, 07:48:51 PM »
Yes, interesting!  I sent him a pm.
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