desert weapons

Discussion in 'Australia' started by philth, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. philth

    philth www.motorbikin.com.au

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    err well
    the winter desert riding season is fast approaching and im off tomorrow to pick up a couple of desert weapons
    they need to be solid with good sub frames to hump a load, massive fuel range, capable in the tough stuff, mechanicly simple because im not too bright and there is no recovery from where we are going and not too fussy on crappy outback fuel
    but i still dont know what to get
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  2. Robb10

    Robb10 Been here awhile

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    Cheap cheap?

    DR650, XR650, XT600 cheap enough?

    RC
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  3. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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  4. philth

    philth www.motorbikin.com.au

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    thats an option
    thanks bob!
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  5. Dale950

    Dale950 Long timer

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  6. PBee

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    It'd be nice to think there was an alternative to a DR650.........:hmmmmm
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  7. stormsearcher

    stormsearcher Been here awhile

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  8. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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  9. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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  10. Brute

    Brute Melbourne , outer east .

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    I think Philth would be the best man to answer this question :scratch
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  11. johnno950

    johnno950 Long timer

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  12. DRjoe

    DRjoe Long timer

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    I doubt it
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  13. bbjay

    bbjay Been here awhile

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  14. racca

    racca wandering aimlessly

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    vespa with a 44 gal drum tank an knobbies. :hmmmmm
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  15. podge NT

    podge NT Podge NT

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    One up on you Joe. But the DR bit gives you away a bit
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  16. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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  17. What's his Face

    What's his Face lost as

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    i read somewhere that they are the best desert weapon ever created :evil
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  18. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    :lol3


    :dhorse
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  19. Dr AT

    Dr AT Long timer

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    You mean apart from the enfield dessert storm?:mulie
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  20. icebergstu

    icebergstu Husqvarna Tragic

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    As a Rally Raid bike they are great but not for putting 50kg of load on the back.

    Stu
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