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Forum: Vendors 03-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
I have sold many (hundreds? maybe) of mega tubes...

I have sold many (hundreds? maybe) of mega tubes and fuel bottles without a known issue of tube failure due to weight- The mega tube has been a consistent steady performer- the latest version is the...
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
F800GS MegaTube mount solution

Aaron, a local rider, showed me his custom install of a MegaTube on his F800GS, without sideracks. He got the idea and hardware tips from another thread, and showed me the finished install. Steel...
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
Yes, still selling- prices on the site, 5% off...

Yes, still selling- prices on the site, 5% off for adv- refund after sale. ($32.30 for MegaLock 2 kit, $30.40 for MegaLock kit, 1st gen). I hear you on the ss rivets- when my pneumatic riveter was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Finished our ride yesterday, with variations. ...

Finished our ride yesterday, with variations. North to south, went up and over skull and crossbones, then back down to Conconully. Buck mtn rd, loup loup, Finley canyon. Twisp- Carlton rd, then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Careful what you ask for. I asked for fire info a...

Careful what you ask for. I asked for fire info a few days back, now in the thock of it. We started the route n to s on Monday, started near lobe frank pass, headed over skull and crossbones and back...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Any fire detours currently? I've been searching...

Any fire detours currently? I've been searching what I can, curious about the reecer creek area and Wenas valley. Heading out tomorrow, 2 of us on DRZs, North to South. I did it last year, he only...
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
What diameter is the rack tubing? I stock up to...

What diameter is the rack tubing? I stock up to 1" p clamps. You may need an adapter plate if the rack and the tube brackets don't match up. I have 1/8 x 3" aluminum plate for that. P clamps to...
Forum: Vendors 07-06-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
Larry, I haven't seen a MegaTube on an F800GS...

Larry, I haven't seen a MegaTube on an F800GS yet- I don't know the Mule racks- if you can send photos, and measurements, we can figure this out. You need 5 3/4" clearance for the Mega, mounted...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
I'm set up with PayPal for credit cards. Check...

I'm set up with PayPal for credit cards. Check out , and the credit card option appears with the PayPal option. Can also invoice you directly, more precise ship charges that way. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24,821
Views: 4,337,284
Posted By dp_t3
Happy Trails Battery Box

I went this route, added the box and larger battery. I'm the guy that always forgets to turn off the key at rest stops, and never killed the battery, so maybe it was worth it. Added the kick...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Yes, thanks for clarifying. The maps are about...

Yes, thanks for clarifying. The maps are about $10 each, and then $1 per order. I always found that amusing, the charge for not having to answer the phone and write up an order. And then free...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Here's a link to purchase forest maps online-...

Here's a link to purchase forest maps online- http://www.nationalforeststore.com/
They charge $1 for online purchase, per order, and apparently free shipping- I've ordered a few times, always arrive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-31-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Seems hard to beat mid september- but I've got...

Seems hard to beat mid september- but I've got kids in school, so that factors in strongly- but the past 4 yrs of trips to Idaho, Oregon, wbdr; weather has been generally very good, no bugs, little...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24,821
Views: 4,337,284
Posted By dp_t3
How about p-clamps, bent to the rack profile-...

How about p-clamps, bent to the rack profile- find something - stick, scrap metal, of the same profile, use as the form- a vise, hammer, maybe vise grips would make short work of it. I don't know if...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24,821
Views: 4,337,284
Posted By dp_t3
Wiring additional circuits

Not to hijack the lightweight thread, just posting a recent project. I had added some extra wiring for riding the Washington Backcountry Discovery Route in mid Sept- heated grips, battery tender/SAE...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Maybe mounting each on the opposite side and...

Maybe mounting each on the opposite side and running Bethel Ridge again.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,483
Posted By dp_t3
Team "you'd be surprised" takes on the route.

A few shots of the north to south run last week.
http://dp-t3.smugmug.com/Other/Wa-Backcountry-Discovery-Route/i-JVsPs5f/0/M/IMG2872-M.jpg
zip's transalp with rear caliper reattached, occurred as...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,900
Posted By dp_t3
Just ordered the Deka- Thanks Bill for the...

Just ordered the Deka- Thanks Bill for the referral, $12/yr for a 5 yr life span seems like a decent value.
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
NanoTube on a TransAlp

Here's one of my NanoTubes on my buddy's TransAlp, I believe the same bike that started the Transalp modifications thread awhile back.
He's got a couple of 15 min road flares, a file, and a hack...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,246
Posted By dp_t3
New Happy Trails rack on DRZ

I just added an OSR rack from Happy Trails to the DRZ, had to very slightly modify my existing Unimount set up. Added 3/4" p clamp to carry the end of the tube, a few zip ties inboard of that clamp...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
Happy Trails SU Rack MegaTube mounting

I've just changed to a HT SU Rack, from my Givi PL532. HT adds a bar w/ 2 holes for an ABS style tube. The rear hole provides a good mount point, and a "cold set" 3/4" p clamp provides the forward...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
rivets

No, I think you could get away w/ carefully selected nuts & bolts. I use rivets for the greater security, low profile, and ease to install once the operation is set up. I use stainless rivets at...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 297,188
Posted By dp_t3
f800gs mount

Here's a few shots sent to me by a satisfied and crafty customer. Tube mounted to 1/8" x 3" aluminum plate, then attached to Givi rack.
Vent hole is for venting- pressure changes could...
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
No "agri supply" aren't 4 bucks, and they don't ...

No "agri supply" aren't 4 bucks, and they don't have the Mega size. Give "agri" a shout, tell them what bike you have, model, year, racks, any other special needs, they'll fix you right up!...
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
Yes, I'd be glad to supply whatever you need. ...

Yes, I'd be glad to supply whatever you need.
http://dp-t3.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/mega-tube/IMG22022/774386303_V3P25-S.jpg
Moto Tube locks, (LockLoop portion is the 1" ss d rings, ss cable...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,294
Posted By dp_t3
I recall seeing that, but do you have a link?...

I recall seeing that, but do you have a link? thanks
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,294
Posted By dp_t3
That's a good idea- I just picked a small...

That's a good idea- I just picked a small wirefeed welder- might be a good project- with somebody inspecting the welds, of course.
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,294
Posted By dp_t3
I'd been following this thread and other similar...

I'd been following this thread and other similar threads for the V strom high fender. This design seems to best for me, and I took on the project last summer. It's taken awhile to figure out the...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
Discount Update

AdvRider discount- please mention when ordering, I'll manually refund the discount amount.
http://dp-t3.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/mega-tube/IMG0171/882620232_Z7q24-S.jpgMega Moto Kit $19...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,681
Posted By dp_t3
KTM 990 session today, fitted 2 mega tubes to...

KTM 990 session today, fitted 2 mega tubes to rear of Hepco Becker boxes. Still looking for F800GS, 640, DR650....
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,681
Posted By dp_t3
R1200 GS adventure session today, don't need that...

R1200 GS adventure session today, don't need that model, except for pending BC rider. 800GS, anyone?
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,681
Posted By dp_t3
PNW BMW GS and KTM owners wanted; Mega Tube placement

I'm seeking local owners (Bellingham and nearby) of BMW GS bikes, KTM adventure bikes, DR 650, and other similar adv touring bikes. (wee strom and DRZ not needed at this time). I'd like to fit and...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,132
Posted By dp_t3
Brunton problems

FWIW, I too bought the Brunton, thought the price was great, and, a can is a can isn't it? The can is fine, the cap tends to melt when exposed to gasoline!
Kinda negates the label "fuel" on the...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
New Tool Rolls, now shipping

My 2nd generation of Dual Sport Tool Rolls are now in stock. Slight realignment of sleeves, more are wider now, approx 2". 2 half height sleeves, at right side. Same heavy duty pack cloth, taped...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,246
Posted By dp_t3
Tool Tube, unplugged

I've been messing around with an idea to liberate the tube from it's ancestral brackets for various reasons. While I haven't personally broken one, there seems to be a potential for breakage in some...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,577
Posted By dp_t3
pepsi

I'll give it a try- I don't usually drink much soda so I hadn't thought about it. Time to freshen up the pix, anyway.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,577
Posted By dp_t3
one more option

If you aren't opposed to keeping it in the original glass bottle, this model tube holds many common size bottles, cap screws on tight; 3/4" longer than standard tool tube. Sorry for the crass...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
bikyto, PM sent, Thanks.

bikyto, PM sent, Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
UniMounts for tool tubes

I'm playing around with a new mounting system for tool tubes. Some folks have concerns of the durability of the brackets, I get a number of questions of "will it fit my (fill in the blank) bike. I...
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,856
Posted By dp_t3
My bad, thanks for correcting.

My bad, thanks for correcting.
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