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Forum: Vendors 10-12-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 18,407
Posted By syspig
Paypal payment sent, PM sent w/shipping details. ...

Paypal payment sent, PM sent w/shipping details.

Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 144,013
Posted By syspig
Sorry, no - I can carry far more gear completely...

Sorry, no - I can carry far more gear completely waterproof for less than half the cost of this solution using quality stuff from Ortlieb or others. However one wishes to look at it, the fact remains...
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 144,013
Posted By syspig
Ouch...no thanks. Dry sacks, 2 gallon...

Ouch...no thanks.

Dry sacks, 2 gallon Ziplocs and/or trash bags - here I come.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 411,062
Posted By syspig
I've been eyeballing this model, and was quite...

I've been eyeballing this model, and was quite intrigued initially. The wifey who has just started to ride has been staring over at my side of the garage. Her intro bike, a 1994 XT225, kinda pales in...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 144,013
Posted By syspig
Yup, those have been around a while now...but...

Yup, those have been around a while now...but that's not what I was inquiring about.

GL mentioned above that waterproof stuff bags were coming that replaced the internal fitted, non-waterproof...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 144,013
Posted By syspig
I've got about 6 weeks before the need to...

I've got about 6 weeks before the need to purchase, and would certainly prefer something tailored to fit that would contain all the contents.

Still, good to know of an alternative if nothing...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 144,013
Posted By syspig
Sent an email a while back, didn't get a response...

Sent an email a while back, didn't get a response - trying here.

Are these waterproof stuff sucks available yet? Saw no mention of them at the GL site.

If so - how much? And, is it anticipated...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Interesting...I noticed a pretty dramatic change...

Interesting...I noticed a pretty dramatic change in tone with the stock LV baffle. Much more "growl" than stock to my ears, while not being obnoxious to me or others.
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Windows only, but it will work in a VM. ...

Windows only, but it will work in a VM.

I've used it successfully with VirtualBox, and have read reports from others using VMWare.
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
No, it's not. It may have worked for you -...

No, it's not.

It may have worked for you - but didn't for me, and it could fail for others. You simply can't trust the cheap cables, as the vendors change the chipsets routinely.

You have to...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
The demo 800XC I rode had the Leo Vince, Arrow...

The demo 800XC I rode had the Leo Vince, Arrow tune and no baffle. When I picked mine up, I immediately added the Leo Vince - but left the baffle in with stock tune.

I far prefer the baffle/stock...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Another option that some find more flexible for...

Another option that some find more flexible for low draw devices - powered tank bag.

Get one of these and install to your bag (http://www.burnsmoto.com/tank-bag-power-connector.php):
...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Yup, that worked for me. And, given that the...

Yup, that worked for me. And, given that the Tiger is already factory wired for two hot Powerlet ports, it made more sense to me to get the 3 Circuit solution with all circuits switched.

Also - if...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
One of three switched circuits on my Eastern...

One of three switched circuits on my Eastern Beaver fusebox.

Prior to installing that - I put a Powerlet plug on the GPS power wire, and plugged it in to the port next to the key. While this is a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43,712
Views: 8,323,920
Posted By syspig
I'm sure this is mentioned here somewhere, but...

I'm sure this is mentioned here somewhere, but these mega threads can be an absolute bitch to search through...

How many links are required with a 14/50 setup?
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Actually, either a 3" or 5.25" will work - at...

Actually, either a 3" or 5.25" will work - at least with the stock windscreen. I've got several of them and just grabbed the one I liked best - the 3" was pictured earlier.

Here it is with this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By syspig
You guys are the best - thanks! I'm actually...

You guys are the best - thanks!

I'm actually in the middle of moving to WA right now, so most of the planning is taking place in my head...details will start being worked out soon as I get there. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 43,712
Views: 8,323,920
Posted By syspig
Well...in addition to the hitch haulers, I just...

Well...in addition to the hitch haulers, I just happen to be somewhat of a trailer whore as well. :huh

In addition to a couple enclosed trailers, I've also got a Trailer in a Bag...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Piece of cake...5 minutes. I used the top...

Piece of cake...5 minutes.

I used the top half of a handlebar ball mount, but I think the diamond mount might work as well. Simply remove the screen, remove the front bracket and drill a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43,712
Views: 8,323,920
Posted By syspig
Yup. Researched the snot out of them, have seen...

Yup. Researched the snot out of them, have seen plenty, and have owned two - Joe Hauler and Versahauler. The Versahauler is head and shoudlers above any other I've seen...the design is simple,...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Here's a dash layout filled with several ideas...

Here's a dash layout filled with several ideas shamelessly stolen from here and elsewhere...I've found it pretty functional, with everything easy to control and nothing really getting blocked from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By syspig
2 months storage near Lebanon, NH

Howdy, all.

I'm in the early stages of planning a cross-country trip - PNW to NH and back. I'm thinking of doing it in two legs...ride out the northern route mid-June, fly back home, then fly...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Yup...for the pics, I stuffed a bit of paper in...

Yup...for the pics, I stuffed a bit of paper in them to give them shape. They're not full - they could puff out just a tad more if completely stuffed.



I'm sure he could handle those as well.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 315,245
Posted By syspig
I'll let Brady provide the quotes...but as with...

I'll let Brady provide the quotes...but as with the KLR bags, they were extremely reasonable.
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Had Brady at Storm Industries...

Had Brady at Storm Industries (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487221) whip up some custom panniers for the OEM engine guards.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 315,245
Posted By syspig
Brady comes through again... His custom bags...

Brady comes through again...

His custom bags on my KLR's SW-Motech bars were sorely missed when I sold that bike to buy an 800XC...but not any more.

For those of you with Triumph Tiger 800 OEM...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
RE tankbags - I tried my Wolfman Ranier on the...

RE tankbags - I tried my Wolfman Ranier on the bike, and it will work but I didn't care for it. It's too large for my liking, and was much better suited to the tank shape/position on my KLR. The...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Ahh...mis-read your post. Thought the Roadie you...

Ahh...mis-read your post. Thought the Roadie you mentioned was yours. I've an XC as well, so good to hear.

Have you had the 705's long enough to get a feel for wear on your XC? Love 'em or hate...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Had those on my KLR, liked them as well on that...

Had those on my KLR, liked them as well on that bike.

Did you have Battlewings on your roadie previously? If so, how do they compare to the 705's offroad?

I've no complaints with the...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
I've got a set of Ortliebs, but am planning on...

I've got a set of Ortliebs, but am planning on replacing them with one of the loop bags - need more storage. I can snap up some pics in the next couple of days.

With the stock exhaust...you would...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Just put up a post...

Just put up a post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18335521&postcount=5) over in Craig's (CJ Designs) 800XC rack thread...it's a sweet piece for those who aren't familiar with it.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By syspig
Yet another Pelican install on this rack...here...

Yet another Pelican install on this rack...here are a few more details, and some options I came up with.

First - I went with a Pelican 1520. Wanted a little more room than the 1500, and as it...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Heated gear is easily handled via the existing...

Heated gear is easily handled via the existing Powerlet, and there's a knockout and existing pigtail for a second one next to the battery. $15, 5 minute install, already fused.

GPS - no need for...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Not necessarily. Eastern Beaver's 3-circuit...

Not necessarily. Eastern Beaver's 3-circuit solution (http://easternbeaver.com/Main/Products/Fuseboxes/3_Circuit/3_circuit.html) takes up a tiny amount of space, fitting very easily next to the...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,463
Posted By syspig
Great rack - got mine installed the other day. A...

Great rack - got mine installed the other day. A couple of notes...

Pay attention when mounting, as there appears to be some minor variance between bikes that keeps the rack from sitting perfectly...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Yup...and after spending a few minutes with the...

Yup...and after spending a few minutes with the multimeter and wiring diagram this morning, one of those looped wires appears to be switched 12V. I say "appears", as it's registering about .5V less...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
You do have to bend it a bit to get it in - it's...

You do have to bend it a bit to get it in - it's a tight fit. Once in, it sits flush.

Push the binding side in first, then bend/manipulate on the page edge sides under the tabs - it will go in...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
I hesitate to mention something so obvious, but...

I hesitate to mention something so obvious, but given that I didn't notice it for quite a while - perhaps others missed it as well. Are you aware there's a pocket for the owners manual under the...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
Couple items that might be of interest... ...

Couple items that might be of interest...

Some of you may be familiar with Brady from Storm Industries - he has a custom sewing thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487221)...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,525
Posted By syspig
True...but the flip side is, leaving things...

True...but the flip side is, leaving things hooked up and forgetting about them will drain your battery. And, since my primary use of the port will be for hooking up to a powered tank bag - chances...
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