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Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 356,018
Posted By 65 Flathead
Ummm Yea!! We are interested!!:freaky And...

Ummm Yea!! We are interested!!:freaky

And that's an understatement.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,517
Posted By 65 Flathead
The pwm's operate at at a frequency range that is...

The pwm's operate at at a frequency range that is all but invisible to the charging system. Mine cycle at roughly 1 kHZ and comes straight off the battery. In regards to what the stator or regulator...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,517
Posted By 65 Flathead
Good Job!! It looks great, and thanks for the...

Good Job!! It looks great, and thanks for the feedback!

Oh yea, and if it werent for the "cold beer factor" DIY would just be a drag.:freaky
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,517
Posted By 65 Flathead
Yea, but the only connectors I had at time of...

Yea, but the only connectors I had at time of assymbly were not very good quality. :cry I still have coax on my controller, but I use SAE from controller to battery and from harness to glove. I still...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,517
Posted By 65 Flathead
Im on the 3rd winter on my original jacket and...

Im on the 3rd winter on my original jacket and heat controller. Commuting around 800 1k miles per month, I calculate that I have around 12k miles of use from my gear and both the controller and...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,517
Posted By 65 Flathead
I'm interested to see how this turns out. I was...

I'm interested to see how this turns out. I was just thinking about this on a frosty ride home. IMHO, you will not be satisfied with this arrangement.

The heating elements in heated clothing need...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 63,773
Posted By 65 Flathead
Oh, and this

Heat Controller

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11220457#post11220457
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 63,773
Posted By 65 Flathead
This is a year old post, but it may answer some...

This is a year old post, but it may answer some of your questions. I rode nearly eery day las winter with this set up and other than poor quality coaxial connections, on the glove harness it worked...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,123
Posted By 65 Flathead
A couple of years ago, I went on the Run For The...

A couple of years ago, I went on the Run For The Wall. One thing they require, is for each rider to fill out an emergency info sheet, (Name, DOB, Meds, allergies, insurance info, Contact in case of...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,123
Posted By 65 Flathead
While I've had refresher cources along the way...

While I've had refresher cources along the way (Combat liesaver and the like), the root of my first aid training was in boot camp back in 1982. Everything revolved around either;
A. That bulkey...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,956
Posted By 65 Flathead
I use one of these and it works great. It's made...

I use one of these and it works great. It's made of ductile iron, and has a good deal of stress on it when breaking some tires. I don't know what type of design you have in mind, but I don't know if...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,428
Posted By 65 Flathead
Sweet!!

I had a flat comming in the other night. I swoer I was going to buy one of these, but haven't rcovered from the cost of the new tire. (Ruined the old one riding on flat to find suitable place to...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,067
Posted By 65 Flathead
I commute 95 miles round trip everyday. And here...

I commute 95 miles round trip everyday. And here in Louisiana, you have to be prepaired for everything weather wise. I wear a Roadgear Xtreme Jacket and a pair of off brand riding pants. Both have a...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,481
Posted By 65 Flathead
I have two in the same box and no, heat is not an...

I have two in the same box and no, heat is not an issue. I seale mine in case I hit an unexpected drizzle. For expected rain, I keep a large ziplock in the saddlebag to wrap it in. Only issue I have...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,481
Posted By 65 Flathead
I did it because I'm a cheap bastard!:clap

I did it because I'm a cheap bastard!:clap
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,481
Posted By 65 Flathead
Those look like the ticket! A little more...

Those look like the ticket! A little more expensive, but the size is the selling point.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,002
Posted By 65 Flathead
I ALWAYS wear flip-flops. In a public shower...

I ALWAYS wear flip-flops.

In a public shower :D
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,481
Posted By 65 Flathead
Got specs or a schematic?

Got specs or a schematic?
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,517
Posted By 65 Flathead
:lol3:poser The hell wyth that!! The jacket took...

:lol3:poser The hell wyth that!! The jacket took me a full weekend to build. That's why I posted the DIY pics!



Look more at Ken's golve design. My jacket and controller work great, but I need...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,517
Posted By 65 Flathead
Great Job!!

Congrats:clap

They look great.

I made a 3 hour ride in 24 degrees the other day, and all worked well, except I think I need to redesign my gloves to something a little more like what you and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,854,705
Posted By 65 Flathead
Living in Louisiana, I usually get some pretty...

Living in Louisiana, I usually get some pretty interesting looks / questions when walking in a store with my riding gear. Occasionally, I'll carry my helmet with me to make it more obvious why I'm...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,002
Posted By 65 Flathead
So far they are working out great. They put out...

So far they are working out great. They put out really good light, the lens seems pretty tough, and in theory they should last for years. I had considered trying to purchase one but when I looked at...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By 65 Flathead
Here's what I got

This is not a valid survey link.

Please contact the author of the survey and have them resend you the correct link to this survey.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By 65 Flathead
I've got a Camos bluetooth setup on the way I...

I've got a Camos bluetooth setup on the way I bought on the FM. In the winter, I have enough wires to deal with for my heated gear.

I'll post a review when it comes in.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,702
Posted By 65 Flathead
Here's a handy color explination for sunglass....

Here's a handy color explination for sunglass. The only thing they leave out is polorized lenses, which I find to be the best.

http://coachlevi.com/cycling/sunglass-lens-color-selection-guide/
...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By 65 Flathead
Get a Road King for the winter.. Big Ass...

Get a Road King for the winter.. Big Ass Buttons!! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By 65 Flathead
Are you saying that you are going to pump warm...

Are you saying that you are going to pump warm air thru your bars? I don't know if you'd ever get enough heat to tell a difference like that. Liquid (Oil, Coolant) is a much more efficient heat...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 899,962
Posted By 65 Flathead
I value my naughty bits more than a few ounces of...

I value my naughty bits more than a few ounces of fuel. With that said, another argument against that is the compression factor. A liquid (fuel) dosen't compress like a gas (air), so you wouldn't get...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,767
Posted By 65 Flathead
Roadgear Xtream and homemade heated liner. Mmm...

Roadgear Xtream and homemade heated liner. Mmm mmm Mmm mmm m....Toasty!
Forum: Americas 11-05-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,578
Posted By 65 Flathead
On my last trip I caried a 50 Cal, M2 machine...

On my last trip I caried a 50 Cal, M2 machine gun, a M16, and a Modle 92 Baretta.

That worked pretty good, but it doesn't sound like your going to the same place. :huh
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By 65 Flathead
I kept my gear compatable with the factory stuff,...

I kept my gear compatable with the factory stuff, and the barrel connectors are what they use. My gear only draws around 5 amps max per article (jacket lner, Gloves) and except for the shity...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By 65 Flathead
A Co-op! I had thought about that myself. I'd be...

A Co-op! I had thought about that myself. I'd be good for ten of each (Male and Female). Here's the site. http://www.surplustraders.net/a/0491.shtml
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 65 Flathead
I was just going to connect to my Blackberry. I...

I was just going to connect to my Blackberry. I had a pair of these (http://www.jaybirdgear.com/bluetooth-stereo-headphones-features.php) from Jaybird Gear. I moulded some custom earbuds from some of...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 65 Flathead
I ordered a set, If I can make them work, great....

I ordered a set, If I can make them work, great. If not, one Christmas present out of the way. Win win!:clap
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,912
Posted By 65 Flathead
Ken check your PM

Ken check your PM
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 65 Flathead
Question Bluetooth Helmet Speaker Question

For all you audiophiles out there, how would these work as helmet speakers?

http://www.buy.com/prod/lg-hbs-250-bluetooth-stereo-headset/q/loc/111/211822457.html
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By 65 Flathead
Yea, but I need the female end as well. ...

Yea, but I need the female end as well.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=514532&page=4

Scroll down and you'll see tha i used a panel mount socket and heat shrinked for strain...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,912
Posted By 65 Flathead
I only used 10 feet of wire in each glove, and...

I only used 10 feet of wire in each glove, and ran them in series.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=514532&page=4
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By 65 Flathead
Sorry, your full question didn't register with me...

Sorry, your full question didn't register with me at first. I'm asking that same question myself. I can tell you where NOT to get them, Rat Shack! Their connectors are CRAP! I thought I had found a...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By 65 Flathead
5.5 X 2.5 mm Barrel Jack is a more technical...

5.5 X 2.5 mm Barrel Jack is a more technical definition, (aka: N-Style)
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