Saturday, January 21, 2012

2012 Trip Day 4

-P-Dawg, Boz and Nappi leave in the AM
-French Toast, no surup....
-Ride to Clarks for gas, Falcons track is toast, jumps on 440, Danno on love seat, G-Man on ZL
-Stopped at Couples Weekend house... Nice..
-Mileage on the Lake
>Clarks to North Woods 2.3
>Clarks to Daikers 3.6
>Calrks to Alger 4.9
-To the old barn for lunch via FX Matts, guy gets off his sled with a wheelchair bungied tot he back, daughter helps.
-Falcon elected 2013 President, past Presidents
-2012 Danno
-2011 G-Man
-2010 Caddy
-2009 Scottie
-2008 Nappi
-2007 Firth
-2006 Boz
-2005 (no president but Boz got the house)
-Over to 7th lake saw them loading a guy into the ambulance. He hit a stress crack on 7th and flipped his sled.  Big John yelled at for gawking to 8th, sat by the tap room.  Bar Crowed didn't go in.
-Decided to run raquet lake going to the right got off (at Burke's Marina) went down some road and had a beer. -Then to Woods Inn, happy hour everyday 4-6, Kelly tending bar
-Stopped at the house so Jerry could leave with J-mo, Falcon jumps on J-Mo's rental.
-To Daikers to watch Cuse lose 1st game to ND. 
-Red dog for dinner, waitress remembers us. 
-Firt, Caddy and I retired to the house after dinner
-Scottie, Falcon and Danno continued the adventure. Get on the lake at Scotties place to North Woods.  Its crowded so off to Mountain View, new bar.  Meet Daikers girls.  At this time it is getting cold out.
-Danno runs out of money after searching 5 baggies
-Scottie calls the ball... Big Moose Station 5-9-29-2.
-1 and done at Bid Moose then back down Big Moose Rd to the Tavern
-Just as we were about to leave, in comes the shit show.  Settled in for 3-4 more to watch the instant classic.. not dubbed the tangerine insident.
-Back to the house...
Mileage:  Unknown

Friday, January 20, 2012

2012 Trip Day 3

-Trying to get to the Hill...
-Breakfast at Hard Times Cafes.... slooooowwww
-Splinter groups to Stillwater.... group 1 takes trail 1 to cut over to beating.  group 2 returns to the house, swings by Loseys, then up to Stillwater.  Trail report of the hill is poor.  Decide to switch directions.  Wendy is the bartender and charges up 18% for our bar bill since we were a party of more than 6... then asks for a larger tip.  Many HMWH'ers swear off Stillwater Inn.
-Stillwater to Beaver Lodge, first beer free, Bartender Barry, Jenny is cute... but the bar is cold.
-Falcon and Caddy decide to bring it to 90, then some on the reservoir.  Beginning of the end of Falcons track
-Then to Glenmore for Dinner
-to Daikers? meet our friends?
-to Boat on Raquette
-to tap room
then home....
100 miles

Thursday, January 19, 2012

2012 Trip Day 2

-Breakfast at the Tamarack
-Jerrys sled ratting fixed at Clarks... $98... springs still bad, G-Man on the Polaris
-Danno's rental wont start... brought to Clarks, cylinder blown.  Further analysis by the HMWHSC unoffical mechanic (Shawn) reported the issue was not due to the current rider.  Danno jumps on Polaris.
-Run out to the Big T, then back to the Tavern.
-P-Dawg after talking to a stanger... "Everytime I talk to someone its weird... shut the fuck up"
-2-uping on the Polaris is sticky prohibited... as G-Man and Danno arrive on the Polaris
-A dude with a snorkel and open face helmet leave the Tavern on a g-man clone sled....
-Learned about Snow Snakes at Tavern... you can rake them up behind your sled... further investigation finds snow snaking an old Indian game.
-Bartender at Tavern needs a good dental hygienist
-Dinner at Big Moose Inn
-Snowing on the way to the Bowling Ally, free cheese balls, Gina is the Bar Tender... she is BFF's with Chrystal at Daikers
-VanAukens, Billy is the bartender.... Danno out of Money, and no girls tonight at the Tea House.
-VA to Daikers via South Shore Rd, Red Dog closed. Circles on the lake to Daikers.
-Meet another dog in the bar at Daiker, this boy was big, solid and liked to put his paws on the bar... the dog owner wanted to fight..
-Nappi to Boz, Zip it.
-Inspected sliders and track on Polaris when leaving
-100 miles

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

2012 Trip Day 1

1-18-12 - A slow start....
-Arrive around 1pm and start head off to Clarks to pick up J-Mo's rental
-Jerry 2-ups with J-Mo and they break a spring 1/2 mile from the house... overloads not on :-(
-Jerry drops sled at Clarks, jumps on ZL 500 and we all make it to Daikers
-Danno's rental stalls at Daikers and RT28...yikes
-Scott and Boz stop at Hudons for parts for the couch
-Daikers to Wayback.... Lose power for 52 minutes, beer free, Caddy plays cards with lighted glasses, the President trys to fix the power
-Stop on the trail and Nappi loses helmet 40' down the hill ping ponging off trees
-Wayback to house to pick up and eat stew.
-Back to Daikers then the Tap Room.
-70 miles

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

HMWHSC Christmas Party

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

HMWHSC Christmas Party has been scheduled for Thursday 12/22/11 at Mulconry's Irish Pub.  Starting time is 15:30 going till whenever. "We thought we'd try a change of venue this year"  said HMWHSC President Daniel Doran.  "In past years we have gone downtown to Rockys, this year we thought we'd give the pleeb (J-Mo) a shot at the business."  Several reporters asked if the move was permanent and Doran was reluctant to comment.  After being pressured he said "I can't speak for future administrations, but in my mind this is a trial run.  We'll just have to see how things go".

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

HMWHSC Press Release : Grease and Go 12/11 & 12/13 Results

12/11 Attendees (number of sleds)
  • Falcon (1)
  • Big John (1)
  • G-Man (1)
G-Man Pantera 600
  • Needs Sliders.... removed old sliders
  • Purchased wrong sliders.... next step return wrong sliders
  • Well at time we thought was the wrong sliders... later that evening after mother f-ing filers, it was discovered we were attempting to install Ski-Doo sliders on a Cat...
Big John - 580
  • Still unable to start.  Removed recoil to flywheel on 12/3
  • Purchased flywheel puller from Harbor Freight on 12/9
  • Removed Flywheel and found no flywheel key... could this be the issue???
  • Next step purchase a flywheel key... also found a coolant hose with a significant cut from rubbing on the recoil line.  Part on order.

Falcon - Ski Doo Formula 700
  • Crank Case Oil Dry.  Bad Seal??? 
  • Removed pan under chain case, chain case cover has hair line crack
  • Next Step: Replace or repair chain case cover
12/13 Attendees (number of sleds)
  • Falcon (1)
  • Big John (1)
  • G-Man (1)
G-Man Pantera 600
  • Install Sliders, should be 20 minute job according to the shop manual
  • 2 hours later, sliders installed... sliders kept splitting during the install.  Loosened track, removed idler wheels and WD40'ed the sliders but still having issues.
  • The rails were super sharp, so we filed them down and the sliders slipped on.
  • Pantera 600 was safely returned home in the back of big blue
Big John - 580
  • Director of Parts and Inventory procured a flywheel key at Erie Power.
  • Installed key, recoil and can.
  • Same issue, unable to get motor to go over 4500 rpm's
  • Next step take into shop... 

Falcon - Ski Doo Formula 700
  • Crank Case Oil Dry.  Replace / Repair 
  • Drained Chain case oil
  • Removed Chain Case
  • Next Step: Replace or repair chain case cover (note on 12/16 the chain case cover was welded by AAA Welding for $40).  Awaiting gasket to re-install.

Monday, December 5, 2011

HMWHSC Press Release : Grease and Go 12/3 Results

2011 Pre-Season Grease and Go 1000-1600

Attendees (number of sleds)

  • Falcon (2)
  • Big John (3)
  • Big D (1)
  • P-Dawg (2)
  • G-Man (1)
  • Saylor (0)
Please see link below for details on each sled.... work orders

Following items added to the work order:
-Phone numbers: Al's, Filers & Erie Power

Issues Found by Member by Sled

Falcon - Ski Doo Formula 700
  • Crank Case Oil Dry.  Bad Seal?
  • Missing Battery
  • Need Spare Skags
  • Check Sliders Mid Season
  • Some holes in track missing studs
  • Clicking Noise near socket when spinning track in reverse.  Found and removed loose stud???
Falcon - Polaris
  • Replace grease fitting on right ski
  • Check Sliders Mid Season
  • Weld Ski
Big John - 600 Grand Touring - No Issues Noted

Big John - 600 GSX HO SDI
  • Spare Belt
  • Spare Skags
Big John - 580
  • Still unable to start.  Removed recoil to the flywheel, need puller for further diagnositcs
Big D
  • Need Battery
  • Note: skags and grease were not checked off on work order???  Assuming good
P-Dawg  ZL 500 Milage 2370???
  • Spark plug wire broke on cylinder 1.  Keep eye on this.
  • Engine froze, unable to pull start, freed by spinning clutch
  • Brake froze, removed caliper to free
  • head gasket leaking on left cylinder (when sitting on sled).  Replace.
P-Dawg  Pantara 440 Fan Milage 2370???
  • Track chewed up on inner drive knobs where the drive gear engages.  Could not find source of issue.  Not sure if something got in the track to cause problem.  Keep eye on this.
  • Needs Battery
  • Torn seat, wet ass = no fun, call Jim White 943-4638
G-Man Pantera 600
  • Needs Battery
  • Needs Sliders now