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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Big Bird 928
This reminds me of a call I received at work...

This reminds me of a call I received at work recently... guy calls wanting to know the ski conditions for one of the mountains... on the 24th of June. I asked him for the what the weather will be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Big Bird 928
Bears are not that big of a problem here. The...

Bears are not that big of a problem here. The park takes a hard line on habituated bears and they get relocated or worse. They are out near the road, as a matter of fact we have had a grizzly sow...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
Even if you got some in the threads, it is easy...

Even if you got some in the threads, it is easy enough to chase them gently.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Big Bird 928
AHEM... ...

AHEM...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=827565

while it is not out yet... I am making due with cobbled together system until this is up and running.
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
The question is is it repeatable? sent from...

The question is is it repeatable?

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 234,628
Posted By Big Bird 928
I had a garage sale! sent from my phablet.

I had a garage sale!

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,617
Posted By Big Bird 928
use a toggle switch with a guard on the lid and...

use a toggle switch with a guard on the lid and just fashon a piece of metal on the bottom to close the guard and turn off the switch when you close the compartment. :D easy, peasy, gimme some...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,988
Posted By Big Bird 928
If you don't know how old the supply hose is then...

If you don't know how old the supply hose is then I would even replace that while you have it out.
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,988
Posted By Big Bird 928
Most are, but there are varying widths available...

Most are, but there are varying widths available also (I installed an 18" wide one for a buddy). Just measure your opening and picking one is fairly straight forward after that.
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
I know if I ever wire another vehicle for...

I know if I ever wire another vehicle for emergency services I would be looking your way, but that is unlikely.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
I'm sure you have already thought of this, but I...

I'm sure you have already thought of this, but I recommend that you contact some companies that do installation of the electronics on police and fire equipment. The small form factor and versatility...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
Adding the tag line "professional installation...

Adding the tag line "professional installation recommended" May solve most of that issue, just like aftermarket headlights.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
So, here is his process for what I consider split...

So, here is his process for what I consider split moulds, and a teaser picture so as not to clutter up Crafty's thread, is this what you are talking about?

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Forum: Vendors 02-03-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
One of my friends makes what I consider split...

One of my friends makes what I consider split moulds all the time in his business of making costume reproductions, later after I get up this afternoon I will try to link some of his processes and...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 234,628
Posted By Big Bird 928
Hopefully soon I will actually install the led...

Hopefully soon I will actually install the led strips I have in my camper shell. Just like the ones linked, every 3 led's you can cut them, works on 12 volts, really pretty slick.

sent from my...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 234,628
Posted By Big Bird 928
Yeah, now have a big drain pan as my ford is 2ed,...

Yeah, now have a big drain pan as my ford is 2ed, previously I just shoved a 5 gallon bucket under my 4wd dodge.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,409
Posted By Big Bird 928
those that sell you a injector "cleaning" from an...

those that sell you a injector "cleaning" from an additive should not be one you go back to. I believe that you can quiet injectors down with the right additive, but as for cleaning them, may as...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
There also was reasoning of choosing Phillips...

There also was reasoning of choosing Phillips head over Flat Blade was so the driver would not slip out of the head and damage the sheet metal.
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
If it does melt at the larger current load, but...

If it does melt at the larger current load, but can be stable at a smaller one there may still be some interest for testing purposes.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,173
Posted By Big Bird 928
those lights are turned on and left on though,...

those lights are turned on and left on though, when they are cold they don't work right but by the time they warm up they put out their full light.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,409
Posted By Big Bird 928
If this is what he actually said, and he is...

If this is what he actually said, and he is supposed to be an expert on the subject then I think he should look for another job.

Cetane, while yes the above is true that it is essentially the...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 234,628
Posted By Big Bird 928
Have fun. The biggest thing to remember is to...

Have fun. The biggest thing to remember is to stop if you are getting frustrated.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,895
Posted By Big Bird 928
The problem I see with any device that uses cell...

The problem I see with any device that uses cell phone technology to communicate is easily disabled by use of a cell phone scrambler, they are easy to get ahold of or make with directions redily...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 234,628
Posted By Big Bird 928
Seriously??? I may have to look into doing that,...

Seriously??? I may have to look into doing that, I just havn't heard much in the way of personal experience with those kits just advertising hype...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Big Bird 928
There were some slide in campers made that had a...

There were some slide in campers made that had a toy hauler function, maybe look into one of those?
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,162
Posted By Big Bird 928
Since you are looking at a slide in hard sided...

Since you are looking at a slide in hard sided camper, my recomendation is to get a 1ton dually. It is absolutely amazing the amount of sway that is lost because of the duals. I choose a diesel for...
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,220
Posted By Big Bird 928
I have set up controls like you are talking...

I have set up controls like you are talking about, I would much prefer an electrical panel for that application, replacement parts.

Sent from my ADR6400L using Tapatalk 4
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,065
Posted By Big Bird 928
having lived on the california coast, I started...

having lived on the california coast, I started using pure carnuba wax on my visor and windshield. I found it works better than most everything else I have tried, and works for longer too.
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