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Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By UnclebudinTX
portable mountable gas can

I saw some bikes at moa with flat square mounted fuel tanks, mostly gs bikes. I didn't think it would ever be something I could use, till on my way home and riding against the wind and pulling a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 149,082
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Ihate taptalk cant reply to the correct post... ...

Ihate taptalk cant reply to the correct post... im sure it me doing sonething wrong
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 149,082
Posted By UnclebudinTX
How dose this attach? I have been thinkng of...

How dose this attach? I have been thinkng of doing something similar
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 149,082
Posted By UnclebudinTX
I like this rack, I have been thinking about...

I like this rack, I have been thinking about building something similar, how does it stay attached?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,855
Posted By UnclebudinTX
As an alternative to the bicycle tube ,,, you use...

As an alternative to the bicycle tube ,,, you use some extra wide heat shrink tubing, availabe at harbor freight..


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Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-10-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Actually gps is on the approved list now if above...

Actually gps is on the approved list now if above 10,000 feet.. but with the new relaxed atmospher on electronic devices nobody said anything when I had it out at 5,000 ft. They still pretty stricked...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-09-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By UnclebudinTX
I was hopeing to show my kids how fast we were...

I was hopeing to show my kids how fast we were going, we use the gps to geocash, the kids call it "treasure hunting"..we have only had the 450 for a month or so...and we have not figured out all its...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Never saw track, not sure of max speed of the...

Never saw track, not sure of max speed of the 450, and I dont think it ever picked up a gps signal.. I was wondering if the airplane had some sort of gps "block"?

Sent from my GT-P5113 using...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-07-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Airplane

Took recent trip on southwest airline and took garmin oregon 450 along. I thought it would be cool to use the gps to see just how fast we were flying.. to my surprise I could not get a speed reading ...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Charging issues

I run a lot of electrical equipment on both my bikes, pretty much same setup on the 04 r1150rt and the r1150gs.. equipment includes zumo 550, radar detector passport 8500?, mixit 2 all of those pull...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 350,679
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Im curious about hou mounted the piaa on your...

Im curious about hou mounted the piaa on your crash bars.. im thinking of the same set up on my 1150gs .. I havealredy puchased some piaa 540 now sorta stuck on how to mount them

Sent from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 350,679
Posted By UnclebudinTX
terra nova bar

I have an r1150gs, and after looking at the first 30 pages of this thread I think I would like the terranova bar for my recently purchased piaa 540's but a quick google search turns up notta.. so...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,583
Posted By UnclebudinTX
I would like to see some shots of your gs hitch....

I would like to see some shots of your gs hitch. I have a classic industries hitch on my 2004 r1150gs and it will not handle my unigo trailer, the trailer wags like a dogs tail. After talking it over...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,550
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Brian, I don't know about that on the gsa.. Im...

Brian, I don't know about that on the gsa.. Im putting mine on a 2004 r1150rt.. On thing I would suggest doing, as I found out the hard way. After you make your mechanical connections ( Bowden box...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,550
Posted By UnclebudinTX
I bought my from murph at murph kits, but it is a...

I bought my from murph at murph kits, but it is a very common one..you can get anywhere. Most auto parts stores with a good parts guy can help you if you take the switchin diagram with you.... will...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-10-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 585,560
Posted By UnclebudinTX
If you include your own cell number on the list...

If you include your own cell number on the list it serves as confirmation the message went out..

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Forum: Equipment 08-04-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,739
Posted By UnclebudinTX
That a nice looking chair, I think I would like...

That a nice looking chair, I think I would like that, for taking to kids ballgaames as well as carry on bike.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 585,560
Posted By UnclebudinTX
You can also setup an account at a website called...

You can also setup an account at a website called spotwalla there you can set up "trips" by date.. so if your going on two day trip leaving friday afternoon an returning on sunday I would suggest...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-02-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 80,789
Posted By UnclebudinTX
did my 550 tonight.. took about 15 min.. I bought...

did my 550 tonight.. took about 15 min.. I bought the screen and digitizer combo.. I previously order just the digitizer on ebay and they sent the wrong size...says it will take 20 days.. so I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-02-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,447
Posted By UnclebudinTX
mine is similar to above ok= Unclebud just...

mine is similar to above

ok= Unclebud just checking all is ok

custom= Unclebud has reached his destination for todays travel

help= Need help please call the authorities with these...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By UnclebudinTX
garmin maps on sd card

I have a zumo 550 that needs a digitizer replaced, while im waiting on the digitizer to come in mil, I bought a zummo 450 of ebay. The lastime I updated maps on the 550 I installed the maps to an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 585,560
Posted By UnclebudinTX
My trip to Colorado two weeks ago involved me...

My trip to Colorado two weeks ago involved me going "offroad" in a non intentional way... some nice people stopped to see if I was ok... and insisted on calling 911 ... 911 couldnt figure out where...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 585,560
Posted By UnclebudinTX
5, I did not purchase the tracking feature...wow...

5, I did not purchase the tracking feature...wow that is $$$..anyway I read that I could invite friends to watch the progress of the trip on a SPOT shared page..which because I have declined the...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,336
Views: 2,498,709
Posted By UnclebudinTX
no picture required for this suggestion but.. I...

no picture required for this suggestion but.. I found that my frog togs in a there stuff sack make a great pillow, I have a pillow case in a zip lock bag in the stuff sack, so once tent is set up I...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,739
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Yes I own two bmw's ... I buy and sell equipment...

Yes I own two bmw's ... I buy and sell equipment every day and I know when $$$ is too much, both bmw motorcycles were in my price range for a motorcycle, I could pay 175 for the kermit and it not...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,739
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Well i will be on long weekend starting tomorrow...

Well i will be on long weekend starting tomorrow at noon on a trip with the family ...not onthe bike...inserts sad face... up side there is a rei store and bass pro on the route so ill get to score...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,739
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Im liking the reviews on the rei flex lite. There...

Im liking the reviews on the rei flex lite. There is a u-tube video of it that shows how easy it is to set up and take down and the pack size..

I have heard good thing about the Kermit from...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,739
Posted By UnclebudinTX
camp chair only lets see it

Lets see your camp chair, and you opinion how good it, where you got it, and how much $$$$
Start with mine
Made by stansport "apex"
16" tall 13x13 seat
Comes with a stuff sack with room forva...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,550
Posted By UnclebudinTX
MAd Kaw I am currently installing this on my...

MAd Kaw
I am currently installing this on my 04 r1150rt.. I am curious why you don't use the switch with the built in engaged light.. available from murph.. it cost a little more but one less...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By UnclebudinTX
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa285/tleslie79...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa285/tleslie79072/BMW%20things/BMW%20GS%20MODS/CIMG3554.jpg

ok figured out the post pic thing
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By UnclebudinTX
I recently attached a small pelican box to my...

I recently attached a small pelican box to my caribou rack.. Box is no where near the size your adding but just wanted some thing big enough for gloves and few things when I don't have the PONTOON...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-06-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 585,560
Posted By UnclebudinTX
My non emergency messages says "Just checking in...

My non emergency messages says "Just checking in to say everything is ok,.... Love Unclebud"

I send this message when I stop for a period of time longer than a gas stop.. I stopped one time and...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6,336
Views: 2,498,709
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Ok tank bags have gotten better... (btw I still...

Ok tank bags have gotten better... (btw I still have one of those Kodak bags in a closet)
Helmets have gotten better...
Tires have gotten better....

What happened to the Girl friend??????:freaky
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-09-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,536
Views: 585,560
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Many have posted a similar experience.. and i...

Many have posted a similar experience.. and i always wonder... if they pushed the button long enough to get the confirmation "flashing button"...???? It is hard to see in bright light and almost...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By UnclebudinTX
baaaahaaabaaahaaa........

baaaahaaabaaahaaa........
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Sears Craftsman Website

Does anybody have trouble with the craftsman website.. it keeps telling me my search is loading... but it never does... I had trouble with them on my old computer (would actually crash it) but i have...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 149,082
Posted By UnclebudinTX
A broke wrench is just a wrench waiting to be...

A broke wrench is just a wrench waiting to be repurposed.. I have a drawer full of broke wrenches, never knpw when you will need to bend one to fit .
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-25-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Actually the road have changed alot in the last...

Actually the road have changed alot in the last few years.. I thought the same a you for a while, then while traveling fron Tx to Indianapolis in 2011 the zumo has me take an exit in St. Louis... I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-04-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By UnclebudinTX
8gb but i was told you can go as high as 32gb,,...

8gb but i was told you can go as high as 32gb,, but i have not tested that... i have about 9 hours of music and maps on the 8gb card...

do a seach on this site about updating maps... there is an...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By UnclebudinTX
Would you buy a..

Would you buy a used zumo 550 if the current owner dosnt have the cd or unlock code for cd?? I have a zumo550 and all the codes and software... I was looking for a second unit.. a friend of mine is...
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