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nooner
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PostSubject: Another Canuck From Ontario   Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:16 pm

Nice to be joining the group.  Acquired an '08 600 recently and am spending some time reading and getting to know the basics.  Not overly handy but willing to do as much maintenance as I can manage.  Coming from an '06 Suzuki Boulevard.  Being in my 60's, thought it was time to enjoy the scooter experience.  

I have already appreciated the wealth of useful info found in this forum and hope that I am able to be of some small help as time goes on.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:22 pm

Hello Nooner. Welcome to the forum.

Ontario is a big place. Where in Ontario?

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:55 pm

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
Hello Nooner. Welcome to the forum.

Ontario is a big place. Where in Ontario?

Tim
Thanks Tim. I live in the eastern part of the province in a village called Madoc which is about halfway between the provincial capital, Toronto, and the nation's capital, Ottawa.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:23 am

Welcome from o-HI-o.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:59 am

Smile Hello & Welcome bud Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:05 am

Welcome, nooner. I am in Saint John, NB. If you ever come this way give me a heads up !

Jay
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:50 am

Welcome aboard the board nooner!
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:51 am

oldwingguy wrote:
Welcome from o-HI-o.

The Bern wrote:
Smile Hello & Welcome bud Smile

cotetoi wrote:
Welcome, nooner. I am in Saint John, NB. If you ever come this way give me a heads up !

Jay

sonuvabug wrote:
Welcome aboard the board nooner!
Thanks for the good wishes everyone and, cotetoi, if I ever am back in your neck of the woods, I hope to stop by and say hello - beautiful part of Canada you have there.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:29 am

nooner:
A warm WELCOME from NO. East Tennessee.
(Land of Davy Crockett & Pres. Andrew Johnson)
Keep us informed of your rides 'cause we want
to be envious of the vastness of the proviences.
Ride safe
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:42 pm

Tn Traveler wrote:
nooner:
A warm WELCOME from NO. East Tennessee.
(Land of Davy Crockett & Pres. Andrew Johnson)
Keep us informed of your rides 'cause we want
to be envious of the vastness of the proviences.
Ride safe
Laughing Tn Traveler. Thanks for the welcome and you're right about most of our provinces - they are pretty vast. However, unless I can convince my wife to climb on the back, my trips will probably be too short to fully appreciate that vastness.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:05 am

Hi nooner and Welcome to the best SWing site on the net. Lots of info here with people ready and willing to help.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:55 pm




welcome welcome welcome
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:31 am

Dale N. wrote:
Hi nooner and Welcome to the best SWing site on the net. Lots of info here with people ready and willing to help.

Hi Yo wrote:



   welcome     welcome      welcome
Thanks Dale and Hi Yo.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:04 pm

Welcome from another "east coaster", nooner. I'm in Nova Scotia and another here on the + side of 60.
As you will soon learn, the Silverwing is really easy to work on. The most difficult part is working on it on the floor. A lift would make it even more fun. Have a look at JerrR's pictorials on this site for some great and detailed guidance.

Mike
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:05 pm

Mike from NS wrote:
Welcome from another "east coaster", nooner.  I'm in Nova Scotia and another here on the + side of 60.
As you will soon learn, the Silverwing is really easy to work on.  The most difficult part is working on it on the floor.  A lift would make it even more fun.  Have a look at JerrR's pictorials on this site for some great  and detailed guidance.

Mike
Thanks for the tip, Mike. I think i"ll start with something not too scary - an oil and filter change.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:08 pm

nooner wrote:
 The most difficult part is working on it on the floor.Mike
Thanks for the tip, Mike.  I think i"ll start with something not too scary - an oil and filter change.[/quote]


I've found getting up from the floor is the hard part. jocolor


Also as Mike said, check the pictorials and tips. Especially the one about using a six point socket. Saves having to check on a rounded oil plug.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:21 pm

Hi Yo wrote:
nooner wrote:
 The most difficult part is working on it on the floor.Mike
Thanks for the tip, Mike.  I think i"ll start with something not too scary - an oil and filter change.


I've found getting up from the floor is the hard part. jocolor


Also as Mike said, check the pictorials and tips. Especially the one about using a six point socket. Saves having to check on a rounded oil plug.[/quote]

Thanks, Hi Yo.  I'll be sure to wear some springy knee pads and count the number of socket points before I start to wrench.


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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:40 pm

From another newbie welcome! It's a friendly forum place to be.
A few years ago I passed near Madoc spending a night in Peterborough, was thirsty for some take out brew.
Visited the most incredible beer store, big selection good price but thought it odd the cashier and stockers were wearing coats, then realized the entire store was a giant refrigerator!
Got some excellent fish-n-chips in town too.
Also, thinking back to the terrain, recall a great scooting environment.
Ride safe
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:44 pm

I pray you have miles of smiles.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:46 pm

Freddie_I wrote:
From another newbie welcome! It's a friendly forum place to be.
A few years ago I passed near Madoc spending a night in Peterborough, was thirsty for some take out brew.
Visited the most incredible beer store, big selection good price but thought it odd the cashier and stockers were wearing coats, then realized the entire store was a giant refrigerator!
Got some excellent fish-n-chips in town too.
Also, thinking back to the terrain, recall a great scooting environment.
Ride safe

Thanks, Freddie. The refrigerated village beer store is definitely the place to be during our current heat wave. You're right about the area being a prime environment for 2 wheel adventuring. If you are ever back this way, let me know. I may even spring for the fish and chips. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Another Canuck From Ontario   Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:47 pm

Pastor Ron wrote:
I pray you have miles of smiles.

Thanks, Pastor Ron. I'm working on the smiles.
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