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Forum: Equipment 03-21-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,252
Posted By Campera
Thumb Motion Camouflage- Another Good Point

This is good stuff I am adding to my defensive driving tools. :clap

Another inmate brought it up by linking to a You Tube video on the subject. Here is the link:
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Forum: Equipment 03-19-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,252
Posted By Campera
Hi-Viz - YES

About 6 or 7 years going I was traveling with a group for a camping trip. I was driving the third truck in a row of 5 waiting to make a left turn off of a rural road to a dirt side road. I watched...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,348
Posted By Campera
Mac User's Thoughts

The MacBook Air is a great computer if you can live within its specifications. The screen is small, the hard drive is low capacity, the processor is slow. All of this is compared to the MacBook Pro. ...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,187
Posted By Campera
Combat Touring Boots - Why & Break-In Info

Boots are a major area of discussion around here, with a lot of strong opinions. I've been reading and commenting on several posts as I wrestled with what to buy. Last week I made my choice, place my...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,309
Posted By Campera
That is not as far fetched as you might think. My...

That is not as far fetched as you might think. My company has been evaluation Spot units. One of our techs spoke to reps from the company and they commented that attaching the device on the shoulder...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,841
Posted By Campera
Distance Contacts

I use contacts adjusted for my distance prescription, and the a pair of non-perception glasses for reading & computer work. This works great I have much better peripheral vision with the contacts....
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,505
Posted By Campera
I did a little more research on motorcycle boots...

I did a little more research on motorcycle boots and ran into an interesting safety tip. The author cautions against steel caps. He points to a risk of the cap being crushed down on the toes and not...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By Campera
Thanks Keiji, That is what I expected....

Thanks Keiji,

That is what I expected. :thumb

I am now leaning toward boots without a membrane liner. If I want/need water proof, I will get a pair of water proof membrane socks.

Campera
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By Campera
Cleaning Gore Tex Boot

I have a question for riders using Gore Tex lined boots. How do you maintain the Gore Tex liner?

My experience with membrane moisture barrier clothing is that salts and oils from perspiration...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,505
Posted By Campera
Using Epoxy

Your friend is correct you will need to ruff up the inside of the steel cap to get adhesion. You will also need to make sure it is clean and free of any oils or grease. Here is the steps I would take...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,505
Posted By Campera
You might want to consider using something like...

You might want to consider using something like Tuff Toes in place of the steel caps

http://www.tufftoeworkboots.com/

This is a two part resin you apply to your boots to create a toe cap. It is...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,505
Posted By Campera
Aerostich Combat Touring Boots Lite

I'm looking at the Combat Touring Lite boots from Aerostich. They do not have the steel shank and toe cap some are looking for. However they look like a well made boot that provides lots of...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,572
Posted By Campera
Arai Vectra For Now

Currently wearing an Arai Vectra. I put it on and instantly knew it was the right helmet. It just fit perfectly hugging my head evenly all around. It also comes in high visibility yellow, a must...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 37,314
Posted By Campera
Sorry, lived through the bellbottom jeans 60's....

Sorry, lived through the bellbottom jeans 60's. It was fun, but I'm not going back.:rofl
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 37,314
Posted By Campera
Desenting Opinion - Scouts not for me

I bought a pair, on line, sight unseen. They arrived 2 days later. My first impression was that they where bulkier than expected. I wore them around the house all night. They where comfortable....
Forum: Americas 01-26-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,509
Posted By Campera
No Best Time

Overcast & fog can happen anytime along the coast. However summer months can be worse. The best weather is usually sometime from August through October. Unfortunately that is also a high tourist time...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 281,445
Posted By Campera
Thousand Trails, I may need to take you up on...

Thousand Trails, I may need to take you up on that. My son has not yet committed on going :(: and my girl friend would be upset if I did the trip along.

My schedule is still in flux. What is the...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 281,445
Posted By Campera
Hanging Food In Trees

SNR MOMENT / 243WIN

I've done the suspend your food by a tree trick on several occasions camping in Southern California, where we do have bears. The problem with it is that it only works with the...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 281,445
Posted By Campera
Food Storage Continued

RAZR

Thanks for the welcome. Gig Harbor is a convenient turn around point since my uncle lives there. He's a great guy who's only experience on a motorcycle is dropping my father's Honda 305...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 281,445
Posted By Campera
Question Food Storage Question

Hi everyone this, is my first post. I've been lirking around the site for a while now, and have been finding lot of good information. This thread is particulary interesting to me.

I'm planning a...
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