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Forum: The Garage 06-12-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,042
Posted By driftwood
I pulled the trigger today. I've gone with...

I pulled the trigger today.

I've gone with the $179 ($199 in AK) RIDGID dual driver/hammer set, 18V-Li.
Frankly, it's the price; it's that I get the two tools and two batteries for that price,...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,042
Posted By driftwood
Thanks, mate! Sometimes, this "search" feature...

Thanks, mate!
Sometimes, this "search" feature on this site,....:puke1
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,042
Posted By driftwood
Yeah, that lifetime replacement has some value,...

Yeah, that lifetime replacement has some value, eh?

I was hoping that someone with experience with Ridgid or Porter*Cable or another "cheaper" line, share their $0.02. Thanks for that.
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,042
Posted By driftwood
Cordless drills - tell me what you think...

My last set was a Bosch 18V set and, based on the technology of 6 years ago, it was great.
The drill, however, wasn't great enough to survive a 20' fall to concrete...get what you pay for, I guess....
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By driftwood
LED turn signal mod?

On my 2000 1150GS, I have full size Happy Trails bags on each side. Happy Trails offers a mod. to tuck the rear turn signals tighter so that the bags fit. However, 1) I think their design could be...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,063
Posted By driftwood
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15,497
Views: 2,377,974
Posted By driftwood
FS - Bridgestone BattleWings, front and rear, 80% tread left

I got these as a part of a larger tire swap.

They're off a stock 800GS and won't fit my big beautiful beast.

Rear has 8mm of tread left. Size 150/70R-17

Front has at least that much life...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By driftwood
I'm 6'6" and have some meat hooks here at the end...

I'm 6'6" and have some meat hooks here at the end of these 39" arms .... but I'm going to have to go in and really give the iPod Touch a consideration, huh?
I'm just not drawn to the gadget thing...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By driftwood
Thanks for all this. It's echoing what I think...

Thanks for all this. It's echoing what I think I'm going to at least begin to explore. I've read some good things about Gizmo5 and it looks like Google has acquired them. We'll see what they make of...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By driftwood
Because you asked nicely...part of it is when I...

Because you asked nicely...part of it is when I was first introduced to cell - actually, it was the ol' cool 'car phone', I tried to use it like we used our telephone. With the car phone(s), through...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By driftwood
best communications tool/system, sans cell

I am in need of being able to be available to the degree that people tend to expect now'a'days but I do not want to get a cell phone.
I really need to avoid having to get a cell phone.
The reasons...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,443
Posted By driftwood
onwards! :beer

onwards!

:beer
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-01-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By driftwood
It's being held down at one of the big hotels...

It's being held down at one of the big hotels down in the Central Business District/Convention Center area. I think they're using a few hotels to hold things....

It's all down there at the end of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-01-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By driftwood
Question Folks in New Orleans...suggestions on place to stay?

Starting a new business (on a shoestring, of course) and am coming to New Orleans for a conference, mid-November,.....I'm looking for something within walking distance (20 mins or so) that's not the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By driftwood
I think I've gotten everything set-up. Thanks...

I think I've gotten everything set-up.
Thanks for all the suggestions!

Mahalo!

(hehe)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By driftwood
It's gonna be the Big Island and I'm still...

It's gonna be the Big Island and I'm still looking for a deal with accommodations....something with a kitchenette, places for a few people to sleep (a bed and a couch is fine).....

Any other...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By driftwood
Hawaii - non-bike question of locals or inmates who know Maui or BI well

I've never been to Hawaii and there's a rather last minute decision I have to make.

Late next month I might be headed to either Maui or the Big Island. If I can swing this, I'll have 5-7 days and...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 132,490
Posted By driftwood
:lurk Any new reports? I've been a...

:lurk


Any new reports?

I've been a Tourance guy 95% (with TKCs for some trail practice).

What's the latests with the TAs?
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,227
Posted By driftwood
cheapest tire change "tool set" for my first set

Prices are killing me and I need to change my tires.
At some point, I expect I'll get the BestRest set, ...but, like I said, prices are killing me.
So can anyone recommend a good tool kit (at a...
Forum: Alaska 05-25-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By driftwood
Please disregard this post/thread. Mods,...

Please disregard this post/thread.

Mods, please feel free to delete.

Cheers...
Forum: Alaska 05-25-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By driftwood
anyone shipping tires? Can I jump in on the order?

I'd love to support local, such as that is here now, but can't afford all I need with the bucks I have.
And I need rubber.
Tourances and need to get knobbies to practice more off-road.

Anyone...
Forum: Alaska 05-25-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By driftwood
HORRIBLE that I have made more of an effort to...

HORRIBLE that I have made more of an effort to meet other ADVers here in the Interior and Alaska!
Must rectify this...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 63,778
Posted By driftwood
tease. I'm waiting for DHL to deliver mine. ...

tease.
I'm waiting for DHL to deliver mine.

:ddog


Soon. Plus, it's not like I can take my bike out of my living room yet. The snow is melting though!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 63,778
Posted By driftwood
H1

H1
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 63,778
Posted By driftwood
Just pulled the trigger with DDM. I was going...

Just pulled the trigger with DDM.
I was going to go with VVME but had too many weird communications with them - one representative gave me one name, then an email with a different name and then...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,370
Posted By driftwood
L. O. V. E. it. :clap

L.
O.
V.
E.

it.

:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 37,342
Posted By driftwood
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 63,778
Posted By driftwood
bump... Going to pull the trigger on a set...

bump...

Going to pull the trigger on a set this week.
Got some contact with "eric" through the vvme-ebay store ... he's given me a completely different email to paypal.
It might be okay but I'm...
Forum: Alaska 03-10-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By driftwood
source for cool/funny shirts

I don't know if I've missed any new rules for posting but wanted to share a source for some shirts. I've attached a sample. I bought a few and have sent them off to friends - mostly male adv'ers too!...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 41,939
Posted By driftwood
I've come across some talk, some where, about...

I've come across some talk, some where, about doing this. I think it was a thread that talked about this:

http://www.admorelighting.com/index.php?page=products/index.php&subpage=4


I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,345
Posted By driftwood
I wish I could take credit for it, Cap, but,...

I wish I could take credit for it, Cap, but, alas, I just found it.

FWIW (and I hate those...IMHO, FWIW, WTF, FYYFF...oh wait! I LOVE that one!), I'm going to try some combination of what that...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,506
Posted By driftwood
:lurk Gadget Boy: I think you've sold this...

:lurk

Gadget Boy: I think you've sold this bike,...but were you happy with this mod? Any canbus issues?
I need to add/modify my rear turns and am exploring options.
Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 41,939
Posted By driftwood
:lurk I'm looking to mod my '00...

:lurk

I'm looking to mod my '00 1150GS...it's the rear turn situation that I'm playing with. I've got the Happy Trails bags, with full size left bag (exhaust lowered), and they cover the rear...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,233
Posted By driftwood
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,345
Posted By driftwood
Just found this great write up for doing the job...

Just found this great write up for doing the job on a 1150 stock screen:

http://www.chris-longhurst.com/nacavents/
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 63,778
Posted By driftwood
How about a few pics, mate? I'm lookin' to...

How about a few pics, mate?

I'm lookin' to pull the trigger for my oh, oh, eleven five oh!.

I've read this whole thread...but obviously need to again, cuz I am not clear on which set to get. Do...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,345
Posted By driftwood
Seriously? You just randomly picked that spot and...

Seriously? You just randomly picked that spot and design to cut?
Looks like a z-tech. screen...same as on my oh oh eleven five oh!
I've had buffeting issues - off and on but more on (I'm 6'6"). I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,675
Posted By driftwood
x2 :thumb

x2

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By driftwood
:lurk lookin' to pull the trigger for my '00...

:lurk

lookin' to pull the trigger for my '00 1150.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-03-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By driftwood
Question Delray Beach Garlic Fest in February 2010

Worth attending?
How big?
Actual growers there? Garlic scholars?

Working on a project that includes some garlic stuff...thinking about attending for research purposes (or to get out of AK for...
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