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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,878
Posted By swoody126
+1 on the quiet bike i don't want those...

+1 on the quiet bike

i don't want those critters agitated w/ me, either
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,878
Posted By swoody126
these signs can, also, be seen on US 41(southern...

these signs can, also, be seen on US 41(southern ALLIGATOR ALLEY), across southern FLORIDA

getting off the bike, in that part of southern FLORIDA, wasn't high on my list :eek1
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,968
Posted By swoody126
any time i am riding solo or with a new group, i...

any time i am riding solo or with a new group, i wear a small plastic pouch around my neck(on an old dog tag chain) that contains my personal medical history & medication list, in addition to listing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 102,861
Posted By swoody126
many thanks & sorry i missed it when it was...

many thanks & sorry i missed it when it was originally posted

i don't get on ADVrider as often as i would like

you have given me some ideas for how to carry the poles for my range tepee, on the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 102,861
Posted By swoody126
any info on this rig/rider would be appreciated ...

any info on this rig/rider would be appreciated

sw
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,028
Posted By swoody126
have you considered a TACTICAL BOOT? i've...

have you considered a TACTICAL BOOT?

i've been wearing BATES BOOTS for several years
...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By swoody126
check out the local western store they sell...

check out the local western store

they sell deer & elk skin gloves, in all sizes

cowboys/ranchers/farmers wear elk skin gloves to build barbed wire fences

sw
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,049
Posted By swoody126
you could try a COWBOY/WESTERN outfitter near you...

you could try a COWBOY/WESTERN outfitter near you to find a pair of ELKIES

then slip on a pair of SMART WOOL glove liners, under them, when it gets cold

been using that combination for years
...
Forum: Hacks 09-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 2,429,904
Posted By swoody126
reminds me of the mouse crawling up the...

reminds me of the mouse crawling up the elephant's leg w/ rape on it's mind:rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-22-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By swoody126
Reply in bold/underlined when in bbnp,...

Reply in bold/underlined



when in bbnp, make sure you carry plenty water & a good first aid kit!
Forum: Trip Planning 09-22-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,865
Posted By swoody126
+1 for my ground sheet, i use a piece of old...

+1

for my ground sheet, i use a piece of old vinyl sign material, cheap & cuts easily

all of my gear is separated in their own water proof/dry bags so items that do get wet don't share space w/...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-11-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,311
Posted By swoody126
Cpap noob here

3 weeks ago, when i got the results from the sleep study, i went on the search for a battery powered/rechargeable unit

specifically, one that was compact

the TRANSCEND EZEX unit, which i got,...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 175,908
Posted By swoody126
having used pneumatic tools, to earn wages, i...

having used pneumatic tools, to earn wages, i have had/used a bunch of them

for home/hobby use, i have settled on IR pneumatics, from other discount outlets

UNTIL i was introduced to a better...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-10-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 70,761
Posted By swoody126
SOUND, SANE SOLUTION :clap

SOUND, SANE SOLUTION :clap
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 2,429,904
Posted By swoody126
LINK VISITED it is just down the road from...

LINK VISITED

it is just down the road from me & i have that day open

thanks for the reminder

sw & chili, the wonder monkey(in training)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-10-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,878
Posted By swoody126
me tinks that road runs between T-HELL-U-RIDE &...

me tinks that road runs between T-HELL-U-RIDE & DALLAS DIVIDE :p3rry
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,611
Posted By swoody126
bought a set for the KLR650, to MOTO-CAMP around...

bought a set for the KLR650, to MOTO-CAMP around TEXAS & ARKANSAS

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag60/swoody126/MOTORCYCLES/riograndeconfluence_zpsf263c8fe.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,267
Posted By swoody126
which ever way you end up going, it is important...

which ever way you end up going, it is important to secure the fender bag on the fender

i file 4 notches where the hooks go around the edges, which keeps the bag from loosening & sliding off
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 556,742
Posted By swoody126
looks like a DR350 the side stand switch is...

looks like a DR350

the side stand switch is one of the first things to go

they are forever causing trouble

un bolt it, cut the wires & solder them together

been there suffered that...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,886
Posted By swoody126
:thumb glad you made a connection i,...

:thumb

glad you made a connection

i, sometimes, forget just how much this forum is INTERNATIONAL

sw
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,886
Posted By swoody126
WELCOME your observations are spot on ...

WELCOME

your observations are spot on

if you will edit your avatar, w/ your location, the rest of us will have an idea where you are and can offer more appropriate responses to your queries
...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,886
Posted By swoody126
these items are very good for tools AND they will...

these items are very good for tools AND they will hold a MSR FUEL BOTTLE

they were originally designed to carry documentation for the agriculture industry

for a less expensive source
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,878
Posted By swoody126
first time i was on that bit of road was in a...

first time i was on that bit of road was in a rent car :eek1

way more fun on 2-wheels! :clap
Forum: Americas 08-23-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By swoody126
goto: hennesseehammocks. com different sizes...

goto: hennesseehammocks. com

different sizes for different weight/size campers

HH hammocks incl everything

hammock, netting enclosure, fly & suspension components

pack size is remarkably...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By swoody126
i did it a few years back (2001-2005?) on a...

i did it a few years back (2001-2005?) on a KLR650 and it was a hand full

i would probably advise against trying it on a GS, w/o lotsa help along...

sw
Forum: Americas 08-21-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By swoody126
i have, recently, outfitted my kit w/ a HAMMOCK ...

i have, recently, outfitted my kit w/ a HAMMOCK

sure is cooler than a tent

any temps below about 65-70 require an insulating pad, under me

any, ANY, breeze cools the whole body :thumb
...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,090
Posted By swoody126
do you mean a POUCH? like the ones on...

do you mean a POUCH?

like the ones on MIL-SPEC vests?

where military personnel keep their ID's
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By swoody126
"Q" is the 60 spread unit more for DAYTIME...

"Q"

is the 60 spread unit more for DAYTIME CONSPICUITY, than NIGHT TIME ILLUMINATION?

just a ponderment

sw
Forum: Trip Planning 08-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,090
Posted By swoody126
having a list of meds was very helpful, just glad...

having a list of meds was very helpful, just glad i was conscious to be able to direct the 1st responders to it

next move was ROAD-ID

now wearing MEDIC ALERT BRACELET w/: name, critical drug...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 138,724
Posted By swoody126
@ 2.6#/5 weeks ...

@ 2.6#/5 weeks

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag60/swoody126/PATIENCE/monkeyintraining_zps61ea8c4f.jpeg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 556,742
Posted By swoody126
one of the few PURE GASOLINE sources near DFW ...

one of the few PURE GASOLINE sources near DFW

exit 1, I-35 north bound, just across the RED RIVER, in OKLAHOMA
...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 175,908
Posted By swoody126
i see you used U-BOLTS for your tie down points ...

i see you used U-BOLTS for your tie down points

your TIE DOWNS will fit, nicely, in holes drilled along the edge of the table and you can avoid the U-BOLTS, which used to get in my way...
...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By swoody126
i use SMART-WOOL liners inside my ELK SKIN ROPERS...

i use SMART-WOOL liners inside my ELK SKIN ROPERS

layering has been a habit, for a long time

sw
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 28,968
Posted By swoody126
my DR350 was built/farkled with the TAT & CDR in...

my DR350 was built/farkled with the TAT & CDR in mind

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag60/swoody126/tree%20fiddy/loadedtreefiddyonthebeach_zpsb850a892.jpeg...
Forum: Americas 08-17-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By swoody126
a little more information about your quest please...

a little more information about your quest please

distances down here are much greater than most north easterners can fathom

are you thinking BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, BIG BEND RANCH STATE PARK &...
Forum: Americas 08-17-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By swoody126
one of your first needs is a BUTLER MAPS OZARKS...

one of your first needs is a BUTLER MAPS OZARKS MAP

http://www.butlermaps.com/motorcycle-road-maps/ozarks-map/

this map, made by motorcyclists for motorcyclists will help you sort out what you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 28,968
Posted By swoody126
+2

+2
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,144
Posted By swoody126
i, too, have been using a trail jack made from an...

i, too, have been using a trail jack made from an aluminum crutch

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag60/swoody126/MOTORCYCLES/crutchbikepropseparated_zpsb3e7edab.jpeg...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,777
Posted By swoody126
"WHITE GAS" back in the day, was UNLEADED GAS ...

"WHITE GAS" back in the day, was UNLEADED GAS

they used a red/pink dye in LEADED GAS

no dye in UNLEADED, therefore, WHITE GAS

IMHO, combined w/ my feeble remembery

what do you buy @ the...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,737
Posted By swoody126
GREAT QUEST/GOAL!!! until recently, i used a...

GREAT QUEST/GOAL!!!

until recently, i used a similar set up on my DR350

i used the NOMAD RIDER "OUT N BACK", TANK BAG & an ORTLIEB DUFFEL to haul my HH SAFARI DELUXE & over night gear
...
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