Thinking outside the box...Post your Farkels!

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by HighTechCoonass, Oct 27, 2007.

  1. KEN PHENIX

    KEN PHENIX "CERTIFIABLE"

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    I have to do this! :clap
  2. AteamNM

    AteamNM Wonna Be ADVrider

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    Brilliant! :clap Gonna do this for sure now.
  3. JRWooden

    JRWooden Long timer

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  4. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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  5. FMFDOC

    FMFDOC Long timer

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    You should have seen what he did with the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, Dorothy, and her little dog Toto too...
  6. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    You see the big green glow in the dark house up on the hill?
  7. TheLandYacht

    TheLandYacht Adventurer

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    On a similar vein, I did the same with my glasses a while back. Had a set of frames I absolutely loved...except for one thing, the very tips of the earpieces dug into the backs of my ears. 2 layers of shrink tube, problem solved.

  8. TheLandYacht

    TheLandYacht Adventurer

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    I really need that farkle!

  9. HighTechCoonass

    HighTechCoonass Living the Dream....

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    ideas?..
  10. karlm-c

    karlm-c The ***ern nomad

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    heres my baby. everything on it i made myself! its my daily driver, and i live in northern VT at a ski resort.

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  11. russ81

    russ81 Been here awhile

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    Love the ammo cans. I have the same ones. Can you show some more pictures of how you mounted them? It would be greatly appreciated !
  12. karlm-c

    karlm-c The ***ern nomad

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    I dont have any pictures of my rack on my computer, Ill take some tomorrow if i can think of it. got some more pictures though

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    wired for power
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    had to make a box for my heated grip switch, old bandaid box
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    spare fuel/ fuel for my camp stove (it works with reg gas)
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    homemade seat cushion
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    quick release for my seat, old door latch.
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    quickjack
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    antifog facemask
  13. livetosail

    livetosail Wayward Traveler

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    If that doesn't say 'mad genius' I don't know what does.
  14. Urbandrag

    Urbandrag KLiM Beotch!

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    Not homemade but it's recycled!

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    Garmin Oregon 300
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    Burnsmoto USB charger

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    3BR Powersports USB cable for Garmins.


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    Axle boot from an HPI Baja 5b. http://www.hpiracing.com/products/en/86479/

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    And almost forgot!
    Big thanks to Paul from Highway Dirt Bikes for the custom bracket for the charger!
  15. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Jim :brow
  16. Shov3BR

    Shov3BR Tinkerer

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    ...or if you prefer thinking inside the box with a turnkey solution:

    3BR Powersports Panel TAPP and TAPP CAPPed GPS Charging Cable
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    Setup mounted on HDB Top Clamp with homemade bracket (OK a tiny bit of outside the box)
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    Before the HDB top clamp and a bunch of other mods & farkles
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    How weather resistant? How about waterproof.
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    -Shov
  17. noisytoys

    noisytoys Adventurer

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    Honey! have you seen my new cutting board?:queenie

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    Ermmmh :huh, I thougt it ended up somewhere... badly cut, not? :shog

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    Emergency rescue of the rear fork

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  18. ThumperStorm

    ThumperStorm Long timer

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    What a great place to sew on some patches!:evil
  19. livetosail

    livetosail Wayward Traveler

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    Looks like a hillbilly straddling you!

    Highly functional... and strangely erotic.

    :oscar
  20. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    Did you have a second set of foot pegs?