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Discussion in 'Motorcycle Tech Talk' started by cowboy, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. HellBoy

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    It's mainly because Manhattan's an island. The borough's are enormous, so communities can grow and expand. Here, they're not makin' any more. Yes, you can find a decent 2 bedroom for 1.8 mil, but to get something really nice, 2.5-3.5 mil, and that nice, spectacular costs 8 mil or more. No wonder I miss my bike for taking little getaway's.

    So Cowboy, you gonna go for it?
  2. Sleepy

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    ...just sitting here, trying to wrap my head around that a two bedroom flat is 1.8-3.5 with a bunch of zeros behind it.....I can't relate to spending that kind of money..wow!!!
  3. FLHTbiker

    FLHTbiker Moderator Staff Member

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    Its not the Realtors that should be blamed, they don't set the prices but rather the market and the demand and availability.
  4. FLHTbiker

    FLHTbiker Moderator Staff Member

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    Now for a bit less than a million you can have a view like this. I inspected this home on the coast out of Oceanside Oregon. Its a 3 story 3 bedroom, no garage but room at the bottom of the lot for a garage. They lowered the price to 750,000 but there is a catch. The whole south side even though it had vinyl siding was soaked with water. Leaks from a bad deck installation and windows put upside down (drip edge now on the bottom) caused massive rot and mold issues. Here is some pics I took. My Infrared camera picked up the leaks at the window and I took some photos in the crawl space that was tall enough to walk in. The pictures from the inside looking at the wall do not show there is anything wrong but the Infrared tells a different story. Also a pic of the outside window shows the drip edge on the bottom, supposed to be on the top. Now whats it worth? :confused:

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  5. cowboy

    cowboy Moderator Staff Member

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    How it the world do you put windows in up side down ? so for just 129k I got 2 acres A almost 1700 sq ft house a over size 2 car garage a out building 16 wide by 40 ft long A 1100 sq ft barn gotta love the living in Texas country :cool::D
    hellboy yes I going for it harleylsr has made me a good offer on his parts IE cv carb & modlue have to intake manafold comming from joshbob , going to look into the wireing harness change the HRK mentioned ,& if that works that will save about $200 from harley Dealer , But first things first the wife has degenerate bone decise in her jaw (had her hand fixed last year for same thing) & our share is about 2-3 K after insurence:eek: , I'am putting a clutch in my truck tomorrow( raining today) That was $200, I'am doing the labor that saved about $175 ,00 :D
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    Realtors don't set market prices
    the market (buyers) set prices....

    NYC, San Fran, Boston, DC, all high priced markets
    dense population, limited growth...
  7. FLHTbiker

    FLHTbiker Moderator Staff Member

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    Hope that it all works out for you Cowboy, sorry to hear about the wife.
  8. cowboy

    cowboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Thank's FLHT she has it in both hands & her jaw as far as we know for now , She had her left hand fixed last year , was going to have the right one fixed , till her teeth started to bother her & the dentist took X rays & found it in her jaw this will take about a year to git all fixed in her jaw a lot of teeth pulled & a lot of bine grafes :( but after about 37 years together will stand together for this
  9. chucktx

    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    sorry cowboy......tell her i said to get better......she has to take care of my buddy!!:D
  10. cowboy

    cowboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Ya she does ,I would be lost with out her :banghead: she keeps me in line well she trys hard to :D
  11. Sleepy

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    here's hope she heals up quickly..good wishes
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    I wish your wife the best of luck Cowboy, and a happy, healthy New Year!
  13. chucktx

    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    wow....that is pretty cool!!!! i had no idea that those type of tools existed for mold, ect. probably a lot of neat tools you have for your work.
  14. cowboy

    cowboy Moderator Staff Member

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    chuck thta's the infer red camara he went to class for about a month ago pretty cool
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    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    ya, i remember that.............wonder if they use x-ray to see into the walls????
  16. cowboy

    cowboy Moderator Staff Member

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    don't know , but would be cool to see what he does use
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    Anybody that would install windows upside down either had to be drunk or just plain stupid or somebody who couldn't read English. Maybe all three!
  18. FLHTbiker

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    That's what you get with Mex. cheap labor. :rant:

    Chuck the Infrared is not an ex-ray tool but infrared reads light in different wave lengths. The different colors actually are a difference in temperatures which is what infrared actually is detecting and showing. The blues are colder while reds are warmer. It will pick up and show the studs in a wall do to temperature differentials. I scanned a inside wall in a living room looking for cold areas (missing insulation, water leaks) in another house and came across a bright glow showing a temp of just over a 100 degrees. As I got closer the temp went up and the glow got bigger. It was a standard 3 prong wall outlet that was hot and was ready to catch fire at any point. The house was vacant so I shut the breaker off to those circuits and let the Realtor know.

    They are even using Infrared to adjust fuel systems and was told by the instructor that you could actually use it to adjust a engine air fuel mixtures. Pretty interesting stuff.
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    chucktx Moderator Staff Member

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    pretty cool..........back when i was working, i would tune engines with a temp gauge on each exhaust cylinder......made it easy to see which cylinder was working and which one wasnt....then you could adjust the fuel and valves to get them all the same....something like that would have made the task much easier.......you could see em all at one time!
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    Yea, you could see them all at one time but then you could also use it on each individual cylinder.

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