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Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By davsato
I remember ullyses bits in a few UK catalogues, ...

I remember ullyses bits in a few UK catalogues, don't know what years though. Email TTUK

Had a look for you mate, they still do a couple of bits here...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,720
Posted By davsato
they are just to stop the fastener vibrating...

they are just to stop the fastener vibrating loose, not stop them being easily undone
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,720
Posted By davsato
if you dont ever want to undo the bolt, get a...

if you dont ever want to undo the bolt, get a panhead cap screw (tapered head, cant grip it) and hammer a ball bearing into the hex after its done up.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,732
Posted By davsato
i know someone who has 7 different givi and kappa...

i know someone who has 7 different givi and kappa cases, luckily with the same locks.
2 were "keyed alike", so he kept those, stripped the other five locks and using all the spare tumblers,...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By davsato
on a bend like that, i use thin sheet copper or...

on a bend like that, i use thin sheet copper or aluminium, but not as thin as beer cans!
copper can be annealed and is easy to form round those curves
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 408,640
Posted By davsato
if you have a clip chain you should always carry...

if you have a clip chain you should always carry a couple of spare links.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By davsato
small split ring from a swiss army knife and a...

small split ring from a swiss army knife and a length of paracord, shoe lace or tent guy. emergency repair when one broke and it was so much better i dont wait for zips to break now, i replace them...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By davsato
can it double as a nunchuk?

can it double as a nunchuk?
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By davsato
hi mate are you using them to see better or to be...

hi mate are you using them to see better or to be seen better?

if the first, good spotlights are easy to find in your price range

if the second, wide angle lights mounted low and wide to give...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,494
Posted By davsato
lay the double wires flat against eachother and...

lay the double wires flat against eachother and continue as before. get the heat shrink with hot glue coating on the inside (or put a small piece of glue stick inside the heatshrink) and as the heat...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,862
Posted By davsato
at that price it might be worth a punt but do you...

at that price it might be worth a punt but do you have much nail pulling to do when you go camping? you'd be better off with a small hatchet, and if you want firewood a saw is handy
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By davsato
wear grooves can be hard to spot if they are full...

wear grooves can be hard to spot if they are full of muck.
that hole through the pad so you can see the disc when its worn is a little piece of genius isnt it?
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By davsato
just soak it overnight

just soak it overnight
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 132,648
Posted By davsato
they can with ultraseal in

they can with ultraseal in
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By davsato
+1 for the latest gen nuvis too i bought...

+1 for the latest gen nuvis too
i bought another nuvi specific garmin car power adapter on ebay and butchered it to fit in the back of a waterproof case like the one in jimvonbaden's pic, with a...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By davsato
ventilate the area, put the mats outside, it'll...

ventilate the area, put the mats outside, it'll go away. hopefully the fuel wont have done anything to the rubber
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,081
Posted By davsato
i want a boffin to make an M60 shrink to the size...

i want a boffin to make an M60 shrink to the size of a 1911 and go in the front of my fairing, along with a million rounds of ammo, streethawk style.
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,737
Posted By davsato
15yr old hein gericke voyagerIII textile suit....

15yr old hein gericke voyagerIII textile suit. still going strong, their modern stuff just doesnt match up
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,976
Posted By davsato
thin hiking cargo pants roll up smaller than a...

thin hiking cargo pants roll up smaller than a teeshirt. you can get ones with zip off legs, then you dont need shorts either.
i get bad heels walking on uneven ground so i need a thick sole on my...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,778
Posted By davsato
i do smile when people go on about sporks, KFS...

i do smile when people go on about sporks, KFS sets, etc. how much space and weight does a normal stainless steel knife, fork, teaspoon and tablespoon take up? replaceable at any roadside diner and...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By davsato
the tube is a preheater to vaporize fuel before...

the tube is a preheater to vaporize fuel before it burns, i believe the wire inside the unleaded one is a shaker cleaner, to keep the pipe clear (unleaded soots up)

try it with white gas/coleman...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,939
Posted By davsato
my hein gericke tuareg bag stays pretty tight,...

my hein gericke tuareg bag stays pretty tight, and when its really coming down the built in cover works well

either dont put anything in yours that cant stand getting wet, or bag it up inside
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By davsato
are you kidding? didnt you see ELF? :rofl

are you kidding? didnt you see ELF? :rofl
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,426
Posted By davsato
its all been said. although v-twins are hard...

its all been said.

although v-twins are hard on chains 1100mi is just wrong, i'd look into a warranty claim on that, even though they would try to argue its a consumable. i'd be changing...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,685,211
Posted By davsato
i have great respect for anyone that can go away...

i have great respect for anyone that can go away for days offroad on a bike with a seat like a 2x4, sleep under a sheet of plastic and eat trail mix, im just saying thats not me!

im a kitchen...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,163
Posted By davsato
im on my 3rd front trail attack, they have all...

im on my 3rd front trail attack, they have all wobbled but were all bought more than 18months apart so its not a batch issue.
why do they wobble? because they do, ok?
"dreaded shimmy"?...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,685,211
Posted By davsato
im with you mate, i dont see any reason why...

im with you mate,
i dont see any reason why camping has to be some sort of endurance or survival test, im not bear grylls "be comfy" is my motto.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,248
Posted By davsato
threaded inspection cap, in England

threaded inspection cap, in England
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,663
Posted By davsato
Question i thought the aquabox has a labyrinth in the back...

i thought the aquabox has a labyrinth in the back for cables?
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,248
Posted By davsato
i have experienced prices in denmark, i would go...

i have experienced prices in denmark, i would go for a little ride across the border to the nearest german hardware store if i were you!

also, if its like in England, they wont like to sell you...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,575
Posted By davsato
leave it on the fire and burn the goo off, then...

leave it on the fire and burn the goo off, then just shake the ash off. it doesnt really matter if it gets caked up, all the bits fit inside one tube and goes in a clean plastic bag. its a bit fussy...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,575
Posted By davsato
hmm good point, it doesnt sound great to me...

hmm good point, it doesnt sound great to me either. to some people eating is just refuelling, to others (like me) its one of their favourite hobbies

never thought about sharing cooking in a group...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,575
Posted By davsato
who was offering to share?

who was offering to share?
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 408,640
Posted By davsato
worked on a suzuki DR650, might for other bikes...

worked on a suzuki DR650, might for other bikes too

sump plug unwound and disappeared, spare spark plug goes straight in the hole
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,575
Posted By davsato
hey you know, i'd forgotten about that! used to...

hey you know, i'd forgotten about that! used to be dinner on the way back from the pub, a whole chicken, bottle of wine, loaf of bread and american style cheese spread/slices. dinner for 1x drunk...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,685,211
Posted By davsato
girls demanded less make-up space in those days...

girls demanded less make-up space in those days :rofl
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,614
Posted By davsato
use a key ring with clip on keys

use a key ring with clip on keys
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,575
Posted By davsato
great minds think alike!

great minds think alike!
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,575
Posted By davsato
i thought this was a pisstake but its a real...

i thought this was a pisstake but its a real product isnt it............

why cant i buy it here... :cry:cry:cry
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,575
Posted By davsato
theres no need to spend $$ on special...

theres no need to spend $$ on special camping/hiking food, assuming you will have the facility to boil a pint or two of water, supermarket shelves are packed with dried goods that pack small and...
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