Whats the best piece of equipment you've ever bought?

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Jeffro115, Sep 9, 2006.

  1. duck

    duck Banned

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    5 gallon bucket, turn it over, shop stool.
  2. Gildus

    Gildus Been here awhile

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    Unbelievable focus control/power/comfort for mech jobs or anywhere light is needed. absolutely unbelievable.
    Used a Petzl for years but ... my god I love this thing.

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    http://www.ledlenser.com/product/H14
  3. tgeliot

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    It takes 4 AA batteries but lasts only 2 to 20 hours? That must be one heck of an LED.
  4. Gildus

    Gildus Been here awhile

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    Yeah, at full power it puts out some serious light - I usually use the lower power setting for most things. The great thing is you can focus the beam from flood to spot or anywhere in between. The power is completely variable, as well. I was skeptical of the weight of four AA batteries on a headlight but the strap is so well-engineered you don't even feel it. LED Lenser is a German company recently bought out by Leatherman, as I understand it.
  5. dukedinner

    dukedinner Been here awhile

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    Suspenders for my pants..real loggers ones, not the cheap Walmart crap.
  6. jcadcars

    jcadcars Been here awhile

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    Using one for 3 years now. Awesome. Burns whatever is around you. Not as quick at gas but way more fun.

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    Very compact to carry. No fuel needed just use leaves, branches, pine cones, wet wood. Uses AA battery to power fan. Last long time. Get crazy hot.
  7. Gildus

    Gildus Been here awhile

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    Nice, never seen that before. Thx for the heads up!
  8. Jon_Garfio

    Jon_Garfio Adventurer

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    FRONT AXLE SPINDLE DRIVER & REMOVAL TOOL
    This is a little maraville for me.
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    there is a lot of gadgets more expensives that this but this really works fine and you can bring it on your tool box travel.
  9. Jon_Garfio

    Jon_Garfio Adventurer

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    this platform too is a good idea, you can move your motorcycle into the garaje or home and put it near a wall, etc.
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  10. Jon_Garfio

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    this gadget allows that my rack bag doesn´t move it and charge more than the stock luggage rack.

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  11. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Do the pots get very sooty ? Do you have a link perhaps - I get lots of hits when I Google but none that match that stove.

    Thanks...
  12. REALGRAVEROBBER

    REALGRAVEROBBER LEAVING GRAVES EMPTY

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    Good used MSR camp cookstove like this one:

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    We can ride many sorts of bikes through the same places, jackets, boots, etc ... but if you can't cook a satisfying dinner, make some coffee, boil water for clean drinking water or cooking ... things get dour pretty fast.
  13. booniebasher

    booniebasher Been here awhile

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    well said
  14. xerophile

    xerophile n00b

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    I found this link for the Sierra Stove:

    http://www.zzstove.com/sierra.html

  15. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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  16. jcadcars

    jcadcars Been here awhile

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    Looks like you got the link. Pots do get sooty, but it never bothers me. I keep the whole thing in its own bag. I just enjoy the involvement with this stove. It also makes good heat if you are in the cold and don't have a fire pit or larger wood to burn.

    I have a couple of them...found them all used on ebay for less than $40.00
  17. Jon_Garfio

    Jon_Garfio Adventurer

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    look at this:

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/jv_G6xf5xVE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
    http://youtu.be/jv_G6xf5xVE
  18. Callahan

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    be very careful with this model of stove as aluminum does burn and before it starts to burn it gets soft.
  19. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Neat video.

    I actually have a couple of those - an inmate sells them. They work really well.
  20. max384

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    Holy crap, that's awesome... Looks like I've gotta pick meself up a case of Heini!