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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 29,684
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
I've had the same issue with my handheld. I ran...

I've had the same issue with my handheld. I ran it off a 12v battery eliminator one day. Guys on the repeater could barely understand what I was saying.

So I just run everything off their...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 29,684
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Stoke's a nice guy I just make sure Shooby's tent...

Stoke's a nice guy I just make sure Shooby's tent is between us :D
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Finished my antenna mounting today. Right now...

Finished my antenna mounting today. Right now it's just a 1/4 wave but considering how low it is on the bike a 1/2 or 5/8 wave might be in my future with the 1/4 wave reserved for off road use. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
That's why I had to change my mounting plan. I...

That's why I had to change my mounting plan. I may have to change it again depending on how bag attached to pax seat goes on with antenna. I should have the pieces I need now I'm going to try to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 29,684
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
WARPED XI - The Official Thread!

Well there's various meanings to that word. In the context of the store in the photo it's a place where there are lots of good fish to catch. In gold mining it's where a lot of gold is found.
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Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
New mount came while I was in Texas. Should have...

New mount came while I was in Texas. Should have it mounted up next week. Might spend a day this weekend up at Laguna Moutain just for the hell of it with my handheld and a rubber ducky or my roll...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 29,684
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Whole lotta......

Whole lotta......
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,644
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
If you look in your manual you should find a...

If you look in your manual you should find a table in there that gives you power consumption of all the electrical doo-dads on the bike. Add them up and subtract from the bikes stator/alternator...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
It's been kind of that way for a while from what...

It's been kind of that way for a while from what I understand. You didn't have to wait for your paper license in the mail as soon as you came up on the registration system with a callsign you're...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
My new mount is on the way. Hopefully be up and...

My new mount is on the way. Hopefully be up and running in a week or two. Until then it's the rubber ducky in the ram finger mount lol. Works ok for getting into repeaters locally anyway.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 111,993
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
If you have an REI or cabelas near by or even a...

If you have an REI or cabelas near by or even a Bass Pro the camping section has examples of all of their bags hanging up that you can lay out on a table and take a "test lay" so to speak. But most...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 29,684
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Thanks for that now Shooby refers to me as...

Thanks for that now Shooby refers to me as "Zippo's Boy Toy" in text and e-mail :rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-16-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,498
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
You see it in motorcycle forums too. You can...

You see it in motorcycle forums too. You can find it in this very thread to some extent.

Multiple people coming in here talking about how we split lanes in Texas for years and never had any real...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 400,467
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Put a new weather proof 12v outlet on the Strom. ...

Put a new weather proof 12v outlet on the Strom. The old one which has been on 4 different bikes now gave up the ghost. Too much water over the years is my guess since I sometimes forgot to replace...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
I wired mine through a fused bus bar which is hot...

I wired mine through a fused bus bar which is hot all the time and has it's own large amp fuse. I just did the math and put the proper fuse in the heated grip power slot. I just have to remember to...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,009
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
A fan can make a huge difference. At least for...

A fan can make a huge difference. At least for me. At home I sleep with a fan on in the room and when I camp I bring along the below linked fan. Works great and moves just enough air to keep me...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Yakima they're super easy to program with Chirp. ...

Yakima they're super easy to program with Chirp. It's a 10 minute job if you know what you're doing. First time I programmed a Baofeng it took me about 30 minutes but after that it was easy peasy. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-09-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,498
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
When I was stationed in Fort Worth I split often...

When I was stationed in Fort Worth I split often over a 4 and ahalf year span. I can count on one hand how many people honked at me and only TWO people tried to "squeeze" me to get me to stop...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,009
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Go to Wal mart and buy a cheapo little fish scale...

Go to Wal mart and buy a cheapo little fish scale and weigh your luggage and what not. I did this on my FZ6 when I was curious how much I was hauling with me solo when bike camping on longer trips. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9,396
Views: 1,562,496
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
I want my old FZ6 back :( I picked it up and...

I want my old FZ6 back :( I picked it up and turned it into a midweight Sport Tourer after totaling out my FJR. And then traded it for a BMW F800ST which I still kick myself over to this day.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 513,284
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Phone launching is extremely common lol. :rofl

Phone launching is extremely common lol. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
You can hook two baofengs up with a patch cable...

You can hook two baofengs up with a patch cable and it'll work as well. Only issue then is you don't have a controller to transmit your call every 10 minutes.

I've got a wishlist put together...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9,396
Views: 1,562,496
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
EDM I agree with you. Direct competition with...

EDM I agree with you. Direct competition with the FZ-09. Probably not quite as advanced though but good to see the 750 4cyl make it into other bikes :)
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
The CB is still in there but rarely gets used. ...

The CB is still in there but rarely gets used. Last time it was used a lot was the last Jeep Club event I went to and ran tail gunner on. But the people "driving the bus" myself included mostly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,676
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Oh good choice. I've owned a DR350 twice (same...

Oh good choice. I've owned a DR350 twice (same one haha) and it's a great bike. Bit less refined than the DRZ400 but still great.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
yeah that's something I'm sure I'll combat on a...

yeah that's something I'm sure I'll combat on a permanant install. The antenna install on my bike is currently on hold until I get another mount as I'm going a different direction for now. But the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-04-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 797,128
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Wow someone didn't ride that bike much. ...

Wow someone didn't ride that bike much. Congrats. You basically got a brand new bike it looks like :freaky
Forum: Face plant 02-02-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,332
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Damn that's rough I know. There's been a few...

Damn that's rough I know. There's been a few times when friends and whatnot have had a bad crash or died in an accident and I've thought about hanging up the helmet but I love riding. I love...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,560
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Hmm I'm just down in San Diego. Might have to...

Hmm I'm just down in San Diego. Might have to take you up on that haha :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3,888
Views: 888,285
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
On the way to Terlingua, Tx ...

On the way to Terlingua, Tx
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Somewhere between Presidio...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 111,993
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
I love their dry bags. Got a couple of them. I...

I love their dry bags. Got a couple of them. I also get gas canisters from them for my motorcycle cooking stove, mechanix gloves when I wear mine out, ammo if I'm going to be doing some shooting,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,676
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
The little Strom generally does well off road as...

The little Strom generally does well off road as long as you acknowledge it's limitations and know you aren't going to be keeping up with dirt bikes and F800GSes. For a first bike that I'd want my...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
I carry a spot for that reason as well as being...

I carry a spot for that reason as well as being able to track myself and let my mom and significant other know that I'm alive when I'm out of cell signal.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 797,128
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Almost done just pulled the fender to paint it...

Almost done just pulled the fender to paint it flat black. Going to drive the Jeep for most of the week to let the paint harden and cure.
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Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Yes. See the following post. It looks like the...

Yes. See the following post. It looks like the "Sale" is just you paying for a harness and them giving you a 35 dollar radio (that they charge 60 for).
...
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,764
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
This has been my primary drill/driver for the...

This has been my primary drill/driver for the past 2 years. I've been meaning to get a decent impact unit as well just haven't done it yet.

This sits on my work bench and rides in my Jeep with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,146
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
I generally just wait till it rains :norton ...

I generally just wait till it rains :norton

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Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,354
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
A kindergardner can pass the tech license test. ...

A kindergardner can pass the tech license test. Infact I think it was just a few months ago a 5 year old passed it. People get intimidated by the tests and I'm not sure why. Maybe I'm just used to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 397,595
Posted By jeepinbanditrider
Corral Canyon OHV area with the local Jeep Club. ...

Corral Canyon OHV area with the local Jeep Club.
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