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Forum: Old Wives' Tales 19 March 2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 93,194
Posted By Nappy Solo
I've heard citrus peels to freshen the disposal,...

I've heard citrus peels to freshen the disposal, coffee ground and salt to clean and sharpen it. The only thing we routinely put in ours is silverware. :eek:
Forum: Entertainment 16 March 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 28,248
Posted By Nappy Solo
Also, growing up with the Beatles, I always...

Also, growing up with the Beatles, I always assumed that all four were in the studio when recording. Songs like "The Ballad of John and Yoko" were just Paul and John. I used to assume that a song...
Forum: SLC 15 March 2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 373,913
Posted By Nappy Solo
That's something you don't hear people say very...

That's something you don't hear people say very often. But I will offer congrats on pulling it off!
Forum: Automobiles 26 December 2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,886
Posted By Nappy Solo
I also think if you were resourceful enough to...

I also think if you were resourceful enough to build a wooden piston, and have enough talent to install one (not a small job), you'd also be resourceful enough to find a decent used one. Even a...
Forum: Automobiles 26 December 2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,886
Posted By Nappy Solo
I've also heard this attributed to a Moto-Guzzi...

I've also heard this attributed to a Moto-Guzzi motorcycle. I don't care how hard or durable wood is, it would break to pieces in a fairly short time. In the story I heard, the guy started the...
Forum: Automobiles 17 October 2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 33,256
Posted By Nappy Solo
My biggest "ticket or warning" factor has always...

My biggest "ticket or warning" factor has always been whether I'm a local or not. If I'm in an unfamiliar state or city, and get pulled over, it seems like more often than not, I get the benefit of...
Forum: Science 03 July 2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 55,897
Posted By Nappy Solo
M80s are equal to 1/4 stick dynamite

I grew up hearing this one around every Fourth of July. I've never read or seen any official stats on the M80, and since most sold in this area are illegal, the ones I've actually seen in person,...
Forum: Automobiles 24 September 2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 44,453
Posted By Nappy Solo
I used to see a lot of Christmas wreaths tied...

I used to see a lot of Christmas wreaths tied onto grilles in December, but that has kind of died out. I think the newer cars are just too hard to tie anything onto. In the old days, you could open...
Forum: Automobiles 22 September 2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 44,453
Posted By Nappy Solo
I'm waiting for a foam concrete block halfway...

I'm waiting for a foam concrete block halfway into the windshield or back glass. I'd spring for one.
Forum: Automobiles 02 August 2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,337
Posted By Nappy Solo
http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/Morbideli/m...

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/Morbideli/morbidelli_v8%2098.htm

The Morbidelli V8 motorcycle was said to include a crate to send it back to the factory in Italy for servicing. This was...
Forum: Automobiles 30 May 2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 55,317
Posted By Nappy Solo
Hans, Over here it varies state by state. ...

Hans,

Over here it varies state by state. 50 states, 50 variations! In our state, Nebraska, you need a motorcycle endorsement on your license. It's just a small "M" in a box. It will allow...
Forum: Automobiles 30 May 2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 55,317
Posted By Nappy Solo
I think on this side of the pond, it's more...

I think on this side of the pond, it's more likely to be a first time rider or re-entry rider buying new Harley, and realizing they are in over their heads, until they get some miles of experience. ...
Forum: Automobiles 20 February 2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 112,769
Posted By Nappy Solo
On eBay motors, (US), do a search on "battery...

On eBay motors, (US), do a search on "battery blanket" and quite a few are listed. Seemed to be quite a few for Jeep and Dodge trucks, so maybe Chrysler is pushing them.
Forum: Automobiles 19 February 2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 112,769
Posted By Nappy Solo
Most fuel injected cars can be aided by leaving...

Most fuel injected cars can be aided by leaving the ignition on for 3-5 seconds before turning the key on to the start position. This is especially true in cold weather if the car has set for a few...
Forum: Automobiles 11 October 2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 42,926
Posted By Nappy Solo
Not so much a big deal on your own car, but a...

Not so much a big deal on your own car, but a really nice feature on a rental!
Forum: Automobiles 01 October 2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,814
Posted By Nappy Solo
Don't mean to hijack this thread, but a local...

Don't mean to hijack this thread, but a local used car dealer used to advertise $100 in asbestos traveler's checks with each used Pinto back in the days.:lol:
Forum: Automobiles 28 May 2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204,144
Posted By Nappy Solo
Technically, distilled water is the better...

Technically, distilled water is the better choice, but if tap water made batteries explode, I would have been blind, dead, etc. back about 1970. Most batteries today are sealed "no maintenance"...
Forum: Questionable Quotes 17 May 2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,934
Posted By Nappy Solo
And all along I thought it was Gene Simmons!

And all along I thought it was Gene Simmons!
Forum: Automobiles 21 March 2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 49,445
Posted By Nappy Solo
Couldn't agree more. I'm never in that big of a...

Couldn't agree more. I'm never in that big of a hurry, and don't want to take any chances that someone in the other car has "divine rights to the intersection"



We've had our first roundabouts...
Forum: Automobiles 21 March 2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 49,445
Posted By Nappy Solo
Several years ago, my SO got a traffic ticket for...

Several years ago, my SO got a traffic ticket for a minor offense. In our State, you can choose to attend a one day class, and not get any points taken off your license to dispose of the ticket. ...
Forum: Automobiles 11 March 2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,510
Posted By Nappy Solo
What hasn't been mentioned with the oil change...

What hasn't been mentioned with the oil change discussion is driving conditions. If someone, say the legendary little old lady, only went on short trips of under five miles, never got the car up to...
Forum: Business 26 January 2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 64,940
Posted By Nappy Solo
This is a subject that is near and dear to my...

This is a subject that is near and dear to my heart. I bought Beta to begin with, and constantly had to defend my choice. But when my friends saw the picture and effects with my mighty Sony SLHF900...
Forum: Medical 20 January 2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 192,364
Posted By Nappy Solo
I just bought a photoelectric one for $20. I'll...

I just bought a photoelectric one for $20. I'll try that one in the hallway next to the kitchen - which always goes off. That leaves me with an ionization type in the basement and in the upstairs...
Forum: Medical 19 January 2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 192,364
Posted By Nappy Solo
My toaster just set off my smoke detector. I've...

My toaster just set off my smoke detector. I've wanted to replace that smoke detector becuase it is too sensitive. While shopping for a new one, I've seen that many older detectors contain small...
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