Rallye navigation bracket photo thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by wrk2surf, May 4, 2011.

  1. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    I think Waytek wire might have a connector similar.

    they have the weatherpack connectors at least:

    http://order.waytekwire.com/productdetail2/M50/38043/WEATHERPACK%20CONNECTOR%20TOWER/

    or these:

    http://order.waytekwire.com/productdetail2/M50/38681/2 PIN RECEPTACLE WATERPROOF/
  2. ppl

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    Those connectrs are made by " TE Connectivity ". Try google "SuperSeal connectors" for a US source
  3. pilo

    pilo Rhymes with below

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    Thanks - for reference with the group.

    Touratech sells them one at a time.

    No one else I can find in the US sells a kit. You need to source all of the individual parts from a supply house.

    An ADV thread here...
  4. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    maybe wire in some connectors you can source in the US.
  5. ppl

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  7. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    The Wife and I started experimenting with Her printer to see about making roadbooks. So far so good!

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  8. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    I like that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  9. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    Very nice.
  10. Evil Invader

    Evil Invader Been here awhile

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    Crank!: Ot, but wich roadbook-program is that?
  11. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    That's one of the 2011 Mexican 1000 roadbooks. I made them using my own set of tools, which include Excel, Google Earth, Acrobat, and several software tools I created myself. Most of the tulip drawings in that one were drawn by NORRA (Ken Cameron), which I copied over into this roadbook format. I sent a PDF of the roadbook to crankshaft, and his wife worked it into a continuous form that could be printed on that wide format printer. The whole process is WAY more time consuming than you could imagine. Creating the official GPS file was a piece of cake compared to the roadbooks.
  12. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    Is it cost effective this way? Sure saves alot of time for the riders...
  13. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    I made the roll charts for the Nevada Rally moto one year. It took forever....a lot more work than I had anticipated. Had to use Excel to splice everything togetether and printed multiple sheets of 11x17 which I sliced with a giant paper cutter and shipped out. I think I got a thanks for the effort and that was it. Not too thrilled about doing that again.
  14. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    wow thanks Aaron and wife!

    And Scott !

    I will upack my 5 rolls of scotch tape..
  15. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Perfect! All you'll need is a time machine, so you can run the 2011 race:lol3
    We just printed them as a test, to see if it was possible on my Wife's printer.
    Sending a roll to Scott for testing.
  16. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Once we streamline the operation, it will be very cost effective. We're trying to source a thinner, cheaper paper product. The roll she printed was on 7.5 mil paper. It's a little thick but it's crazy durable and easily re-usable for a training event.
  17. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    Durable is good. But thick is not because it limits the length of roll that will fit in the roadbook holder. A typical 1-day Dakar roadbook is so long it has to be split in two, with the second half installed mid-day (at a gas stop).

    Re-usable is not important because each rider marks them up with colored highlighters. And nobody marks them the same. So, each person needs a fresh one.

    Finding the right paper in a large enough roll at a reasonable price is not an easy task. If you ever do find something that is just right, I'd be interested in what it is, what the specs are, and what price it is. I did find a solution, but the cost might blow your mind.

    This is a special one done for Jonah for his "headings only" training. It's a continuous sheet about 60ft (18m) long. With my Snail-Dog printer it takes about 45 minutes to print. If I can get my new Turbo-Hog printer to work, it should only take about 5 minutes to print.
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  18. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    Quick question: for those that have an ICO VR Rallye. Is the case aluminum or some sort of plastic?


    I just got the cheaper DS model and was surprised that the outer shell is some sort of plastic. I always assumed it was aluminum.

    Thanks
  19. nfranco

    nfranco over macho grande?

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    Plastic.
  20. Yellow Pig

    Yellow Pig Allergic to Asphalt!

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    Thanks.

    I was wondering if that would have explained the 150% price difference between the DS & the Rallye version. Guess not.