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Old 05-09-2012, 04:06 PM   #2026
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Our weekend plans have changed and now we're off to the Tetons in the van to do some hang gliding for five days if the weather cooperates.

If you see us on the road.. be sure and give us the finger or something
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:07 PM   #2027
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Our weekend plans have changed and now we're off to the Tetons in the van to do some hang gliding for five days if the weather cooperates.

If you see us on the road.. be sure and give us the finger or something
Let me just take the opportunity now.



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Old 05-09-2012, 05:16 PM   #2028
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As the wiring is getting more complicated I've started printing plasticized waterproof labels for all of the leads going to the buses.
You are really starting to piss me off with your obsessive-compulsive wiring!






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Old 05-09-2012, 05:24 PM   #2029
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You are really starting to piss me off with your obsessive-compulsive wiring!
Yea and what about the thrill of of the hunt
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:37 PM   #2030
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feh ... he's not being obsessive-compulsive with his wiring until he also has labels on the mating pairs in the wire chases.

but ... one of his friends who is also building a rig is rumored to be obsessive-compulsive enough to do that.


(thank goodness for small portable label makers)
That wouldn't be the same friend that milled his own custom air vent louvers to within 1 millionth of a millimeter accuracy would it?

Naaa... nobody would be that retentive
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Old 05-10-2012, 06:33 AM   #2031
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only an idiot would do either of those things.

only an idiot I tell you.


Since there is no photographic proof that such a vehicle exists we can't say said ADVer is an idiot just yet

Perhaps we will see this vehicle at the Whitehorse camp out?
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:15 AM   #2032
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Needs more heat shrink to truly be OCD. Or all connections must be stress-releived, weather proof, and labeled. Self-adhesive heat shrink optional.

Oh, how the pros do it:
http://www.buyheatshrink.com/heat-sh...abel-printers/

http://www.molex.com/molex/products/...annel=PRODUCTS
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:52 AM   #2033
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Merry Piglets in JH is good eats... good luck trying to park that thing anywhere near the square
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:53 AM   #2034
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Wow. I had no idea this existed. This is the coolest thing ever (today). I'm not at all surprised that a race car fabricator has this technology.

Is the heat shrink good quality? I could just buy a cartridge and write on it, no?

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Needs more heat shrink to truly be OCD. Or all connections must be stress-releived, weather proof, and labeled. Self-adhesive heat shrink optional.

Oh, how the pros do it:
http://www.buyheatshrink.com/heat-sh...abel-printers/

http://www.molex.com/molex/products/...annel=PRODUCTS
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Old 05-10-2012, 01:33 PM   #2035
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Raytheon self adhesive heat shrink and 5-1 connections with Deutsch connectors.

Proper race car wiring.


Just the harness for a Riley Camaro Grand-am car is $20,000
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:03 PM   #2036
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:53 PM   #2037
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I'm totally geeking out... Typing this on my phone while relaxing on the bed in the van... The stereo is playing Bob Dylon via Bluetooth from the phone in my hand... The wireless remote next to me says the fridge is down to 42.8 degrees (picked it up as we were leaving town and installed it on the road) and the xantrex says we are using 6.1ah right now


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Old 05-10-2012, 08:00 PM   #2038
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I used to camp there on the north side of the reservoir with my son and dive off some rock formations 8 - 15 feet to the water....rather refeshing cold mountain water for a morning swim, check it out
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:18 PM   #2039
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I'm totally geeking out... Typing this on my phone while relaxing on the bed in the van... The stereo is playing Bob Dylon via Bluetooth from the phone in my hand... The wireless remote next to me says the fridge is down to 42.8 degrees (picked it up as we were leaving town and installed it on the road) and the xantrex says we are using 6.1ah right now


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You're such a geek.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:20 PM   #2040
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Good thing you are getting away from it all in the wilderness...
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