I Bought An RPOC Today

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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Tomcatfixer » Fri May 15, 2020 7:50 pm

Penrod wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 7:44 pm
Is the new workshop moving ahead? A new thread with pictures will be needed.
I was deliberately withholding information until project completion, but I suppose I can tease a foundation...

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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F

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2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Rich Maund » Fri May 15, 2020 8:37 pm

Dang Man! You could park a F14 in there! ;-)
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Penrod » Fri May 15, 2020 8:46 pm

Brick veneer. Very upmarket.
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Penrod » Fri May 15, 2020 8:48 pm

Rich Maund wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 8:37 pm
Dang Man! You could park a F14 in there! ;-)
The herd of non running Urals is up to 4. Here is the space to add more.
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Tomcatfixer » Fri May 15, 2020 8:57 pm

Penrod wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 8:46 pm
Brick veneer. Very upmarket.
Well, I AM a fancy lad...

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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Penrod » Sat May 16, 2020 7:09 am

:shock: :lol: :lol:
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by cookiemech » Sat May 16, 2020 8:36 am

Very, very nice, Chad. Are the dimensions secret? It looks larger than the 30' x 50' x 9'2" (finished ceiling height) garage that I had built in 1984.

I've never regretted anything about those dimensions. If it were larger, I'd just have more stuff, and I have more than I should anyway . . .
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Tomcatfixer » Sat May 16, 2020 9:09 am

cookiemech wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 8:36 am
Very, very nice, Chad. Are the dimensions secret? It looks larger than the 30' x 50' x 9'2" (finished ceiling height) garage that I had built in 1984.

I've never regretted anything about those dimensions. If it were larger, I'd just have more stuff, and I have more than I should anyway . . .
You have a keen eye. It's 40' wide, 30' deep, with a 12' ceiling.
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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Claus » Sat May 16, 2020 10:09 am

Tomcatfixer wrote:
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It's 40' wide, 30' deep, with a 12' ceiling.
This about exactly what my former workshop was before I moved 7 years ago. Good size.
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by isldtime » Sat May 16, 2020 4:24 pm

That will be great! mine is 900 sq. ft. X 10ft to the 2nd floor storage.
My 2 cents.. Hot and cold running water and a sink. Just ask me!!
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Tomcatfixer » Sat May 16, 2020 4:44 pm

isldtime wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 4:24 pm
That will be great! mine is 900 sq. ft. X 10ft to the 2nd floor storage.
My 2 cents.. Hot and cold running water and a sink. Just ask me!!
9,000sq ft second floor storage (900 x 10) is quite impressive, if geometrically improbable. I'll bet you can fit a lot of stuff up in that second floor warehouse. :lol:

Okay, we're getting off topic, folks. I promise to do a Tomcatfixer's New Fab Lab thread after it's built.
- Chad

Gordonsville, Virginia, USA

Current rides:
2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Tomcatfixer » Sun May 17, 2020 11:28 am

This morning, I set out to install tires on three Ural wheels - two for the 1999 and my 2001's "spare spare". Unfortunately, after getting everything set up, I realized that I had only one inner tube on hand, so I chose the 99's hack wheel. This should now enable me to get the sidecar frame attached to the bike and have it be supported by a wheel.

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I discovered a small blemish on the other painted wheel, so I gave it a touch-up. It's got plenty of time to cure while I await the shipment of replacement tubes.
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Current rides:
2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by VWNate1 » Sun May 17, 2020 12:09 pm

Looking as always Chad ! .

I wish my garage was 1/2 that big .

FWIW, old used ranges are close to free once you begin beating the bushes....
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Re: I Bought An RPOC Today

Post by Penrod » Sun May 17, 2020 6:21 pm

Tu....be, or not tu...be, that is the question.
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