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Old 10-03-2012, 04:55 PM   #31
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Killed about 20 field mice and 2 rabbits. It was weird, at one point I was unsure if they were commiting suicide or attacking.
Did they look like this?
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:02 PM   #32
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These Squadrons are amazingly bright, better throw and brighter than the Diablo HID.
There must be something wrong with your Diablo.

The squadron is bright and they have a decent pattern, but they do not have as good of coverage as the Diablo.

The great thing about them is the temperature and the weight.

Still, nothing beats Dual 8"!
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:03 AM   #33
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There must be something wrong with your Diablo.

The squadron is bright and they have a decent pattern, but they do not have as good of coverage as the Diablo.

The great thing about them is the temperature and the weight.

Still, nothing beats Dual 8"!

I could be wrong but I don't think so, there were two Diablos out there that night. One was brand new. The other, my old light, had dozens of races and about a million miles on it. Plus there is not much that could be wrong with an HID system and it still function. It works or it doesn't (or it strobes and you go into a Petit Mal seizure) but you can't "dim" an HID.

The Squadron's biggest downfall is that (in the KTM mask) it has a blind spot created by the fender.
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:04 AM   #34
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I could be wrong but I don't think so, there were two Diablos out there that night. One was brand new. The other, my old light, had dozens of races and about a million miles on it. Plus there is not much that could be wrong with an HID system and it still function. It works or it doesn't (or it strobes and you go into a Petit Mal seizure) but you can't "dim" an HID.

The Squadron's biggest downfall is that (in the KTM mask) it has a blind spot created by the fender.

LEDs are great up to about 65mph... Above that you will out run thr light!!!
I have done HOURSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS of testing.
BD has a few new things they are working on ... BUT !

IMO!!!! Duel 8" HID is the BEST thing STILL !!!
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:14 AM   #35
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LEDs are great up to about 65mph... Above that you will out run thr light!!!
I have done HOURSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS of testing.
BD has a few new things they are working on ... BUT !

IMO!!!! Duel 8" HID is the BEST thing STILL !!!
Nope, During the Day I can run well over 100mph and the light emitted from my LED still gets down-course faster than me and my bike. By quite a bit, outpacing me by about 670,616,520mph.

annnd......I know, that is what I am using (Dual 8" HID). If you read the thread I stated that.

All LED's are not the same.

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Old 10-04-2012, 06:29 PM   #36
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Nope, During the Day I can run well over 100mph and the light emitted from my LED still gets down-course faster than me and my bike. By quite a bit, outpacing me by about 670,616,520mph.
nice.



Sorry to hear about the practice bike, if you'd have answered when I called you back the other day it probably wouldn't have happened.
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:22 PM   #37
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Sorry to hear about the practice bike, if you'd have answered when I called you back the other day it probably wouldn't have happened.
Hey man, don't put your bad juju on me anymore, that shit gets expensive!
Besides, I was already on my way home when I ignored your phone call.
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:37 PM   #38
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Nope, During the Day I can run well over 100mph and the light emitted from my LED still gets down-course faster than me and my bike. By quite a bit, outpacing me by about 670,616,520mph.

annnd......I know, that is what I am using (Dual 8" HID). If you read the thread I stated that.

All LED's are not the same.
LOL 670,616,520mph is FAST!!!
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:25 AM   #39
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Well, after a decade of racing Baja you'd think I would know better than to break my shoulder weeks before a race, but apparently I don't.



Im bummed to say the least, I just about had all my prep done too.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:47 AM   #40
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Tony, dude that sucks!!!! I hope that it will heal quick for you, looks like I will just have to meet you at another race.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:50 AM   #41
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Ouch!

And super bummer!!!
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:34 PM   #42
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That sucks I was really looking forward to flying by while you had that lil 350 rapped out.

There is always next year and then I can chase ya.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:29 AM   #43
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I'm in for chasing you next year! Any news about the shoulder yet? When are you going to see the Vail Doc?
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:04 AM   #44
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sorry about the bad news... on another note..I can take your spot

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Old 10-26-2012, 10:38 AM   #45
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Tony, dude that sucks!!!! I hope that it will heal quick for you, looks like I will just have to meet you at another race.
I hope so brotha, I will be pulling for you guys!

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Ouch!

And super bummer!!!
Ouch indeed!

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That sucks I was really looking forward to flying by while you had that lil 350 rapped out.

There is always next year and then I can chase ya.
I'm sure the little 350 is relieved!
You're Hired.


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I'm in for chasing you next year! Any news about the shoulder yet? When are you going to see the Vail Doc?
Hired!
The shoulder is a mess. A part of the humerus broke off where a muscle attaches. Some other parts are broken off and floating around. One of the major muscles is torn all the way through, another is holding on by "a few fibers". And a short list of smaller problems, a lot of them consistent with a posterior dislocation. Surgery is scheduled for next Friday, I can't wait. I do feel a lot more confident with the the Doctors in Vail.
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