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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 224,233
Posted By Swamp Rat
Hey yall, thought I would stop and check in. I...

Hey yall, thought I would stop and check in. I just relocated down here to the CSRA from the mountains(Blairsville) for work. I have been mostly a lurker for the last several years just trying to get...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,135
Posted By Swamp Rat
Eric Love your kit! I use to use a Enduro tank...

Eric
Love your kit! I use to use a Enduro tank bag but upped to the Rainer a couple years ago and don't know how I ever did without the extra room. I also regularly use my Alpha bag and Teton...
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 85,511
Posted By Swamp Rat
Just ordered both dvd's, can't wait for them to...

Just ordered both dvd's, can't wait for them to get here.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 183,917
Posted By Swamp Rat
Here are a couple from a ride in TN a while back....

Here are a couple from a ride in TN a while back.

http://img594.imageshack.us/img594/5514/pictureorvideo805.jpg


http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/927/tdtcreekcrosingku7.jpg
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 85,511
Posted By Swamp Rat
Bluhduh How about a discount for poor, under appreciated...

How about a discount for poor, under appreciated public servents?:(: Finaly got the scratch together and the code is dead. I'll wait for another code and hopefully I will have the $$ when the time...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,651
Posted By Swamp Rat
It was 34* this morning when I headed out to work...

It was 34* this morning when I headed out to work and tomarrow AM is suppose to be in the mid 20's. Most of November we had lows between 25-35* as well as some snow. Not all of GA is mild.

I got...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Swamp Rat
I wore regular Darien pants for 4yrs with no...

I wore regular Darien pants for 4yrs with no issues and I am starting my second winter in AD1's without problem, other than they are cut/wear different but now that I have adjusted I like them...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,636
Posted By Swamp Rat
I have been thinking for doing this to the Duro...

I have been thinking for doing this to the Duro 904's on my KLR for some time. I try to ride year round here in north Georgia but the ice/snow grounds me 30-40 days out of the year and I get stuck in...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,472
Posted By Swamp Rat
I would love to use that stuff on my riding gear...

I would love to use that stuff on my riding gear and Wolfman bags!
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,712
Posted By Swamp Rat
I have sworn off synthetic after being "shrink...

I have sworn off synthetic after being "shrink wrapped" in camp a couple years ago getting too close to the fire. In cool weather I wear silk with good results. When temps get into the 30's and...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 335,678
Posted By Swamp Rat
That typhoon tarp is pretty slick, but looks like...

That typhoon tarp is pretty slick, but looks like a 2QZQ modded hex fly or Griz Beak.

Anyway, I have been sleeping in a HH Expedition of about 10yrs and will never go back to sleeping on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,763
Posted By Swamp Rat
Awsome ride report and like the vids!!! TAT is...

Awsome ride report and like the vids!!! TAT is definatly on my bucket list, taking notes for the time being.

I am real bummed to hear about the BS with Fred/Arrowhead, I have been dealing with...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 75,979
Posted By Swamp Rat
Okay, I have been using my N103 Outlaw(w/Basic2...

Okay, I have been using my N103 Outlaw(w/Basic2 kit) for a year now and the friggen cord thing to my iPod touch is really starting to piss me off. So off I go surfing for the best price and come...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,424
Posted By Swamp Rat
I have 30k in mine and the toe still looks fine....

I have 30k in mine and the toe still looks fine. All I have done to the outside is is coat with snoseal.
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 150,259
Posted By Swamp Rat
Dang, ordered Sunday night(18th), received...

Dang, ordered Sunday night(18th), received notification from the post offince monday AM and it arrived today(21st), three days not bad. I plan to test drive it to mount new wheels/tires saturday, if...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 179,511
Posted By Swamp Rat
Now that is just slick, ranks right up there with...

Now that is just slick, ranks right up there with the lightbulb only better.
:clap



Gonna have to order one when I order my videos!

:ricky :ricky
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 150,259
Posted By Swamp Rat
PayPal sent

PayPal sent
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,204
Posted By Swamp Rat
I couldn't agree more! I have been looking at...

I couldn't agree more! I have been looking at them in the Aerostich catalog for a couple years and didn't want to come off the $$$$. I did a camping trip in March where it rained for 4days and the...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,010
Posted By Swamp Rat
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,724
Posted By Swamp Rat
I use either a Phlueger underspin or a Zebco 11t...

I use either a Phlueger underspin or a Zebco 11t underspin, both are ultralight and both have 5' two piece rods. I took a cabelas flyrod tube and cut it down, then cut a notch for the real and formed...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,424
Posted By Swamp Rat
Aerostich CTB Mods

I have seen the thread for moding the Combat Touring Boot velcro with buckles and will probably go that route when I tear up the velcro. I have already replaced the cord lace with regular leather...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By Swamp Rat
Interesting, I am currently recovering from ACL...

Interesting, I am currently recovering from ACL reconstruction in Nov(and patelar donation) and the doc said stay off the bike until AT LEAST May. I was looking around to find a good brace PRIMARILY...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By Swamp Rat
Seems that there are still some bugs to be worked...

Seems that there are still some bugs to be worked out with with the new AD1's. Has anyone used the roadcrafter pants?

I have TLTeck Fleece that I were under for winter riding. I have put on...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By Swamp Rat
Aerostich Pants

I have been wearing been wearing AS Darien pants for two years now and l like them , unfortunatly I gotten a little wider in the middle and now need to go up in size to fit the extra insulation for...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,844
Posted By Swamp Rat
I have not had a problem with my velcro yet, I...

I have not had a problem with my velcro yet, I did replace my laces with paracord.

Not tring to hijack this thread but it is about moding CTB's.
Several years ago I ended up with a cracked...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,613
Posted By Swamp Rat
I have two small clamps tied tied to each end of...

I have two small clamps tied tied to each end of a 18" of paracord, I sit in the hammock slip my boots off and then attach the clamps then hang them over the main line(also under the fly). Other gear...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,970,906
Posted By Swamp Rat
I guess it depends on where you are sitting. When...

I guess it depends on where you are sitting. When I was your age I was club racing on a KZ1000R1(fully tweeked) in Califorina, Fred Merkel and Eddie Lawson were gods and I never thought I would live...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,970,906
Posted By Swamp Rat
good lord willing I will still be here

good lord willing I will still be here
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,970,906
Posted By Swamp Rat
Probably not, relocated here in '04. A bunch of...

Probably not, relocated here in '04. A bunch of the guys I work with have kids that age.
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,613
Posted By Swamp Rat
I have used a Expedition for several years now. ...

I have used a Expedition for several years now.

Rig hammock and fly seperate = good idea. if it is pouring down rain you can get the fly up post hast, then set up camp under cover. It also lets...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,970,906
Posted By Swamp Rat
That's a good idea, I keep biners/rope and...

That's a good idea, I keep biners/rope and pullies in my hunt pack to pull that big bear/deer up hill. (you have not lived until ya drag a 400# black bear 4 or 5 miles in the backcountry)

About...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,489
Posted By Swamp Rat
GOOD IDEAS! I would have just jumpped on it...

GOOD IDEAS!

I would have just jumpped on it with a holesaw
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By Swamp Rat
Would probably hold up to a drop in the graval...

Would probably hold up to a drop in the graval but on asphalt maybe a different story
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,312
Posted By Swamp Rat
Interesting info! I am running NF East...

Interesting info!

I am running NF East (covers 95% of home until I go down to Atl) on a Vista HCx. I just ordered (and paid cash money) for CN-NT, it is suppose to be here in the morning, with my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,452
Posted By Swamp Rat
I have the garmin mount still in the box new and...

I have the garmin mount still in the box new and my Ram mount should be here in the AM. Have not gotten around to returning the garmin piece yet.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-24-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 395,040
Posted By Swamp Rat
I just got a Garmin eTrex VistaHCx and paid $229,...

I just got a Garmin eTrex VistaHCx and paid $229, I am new to GPS and I am real impresses. My dad is a test pilot(and tech geek) and he was impressed so I don't think I went wrong
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 82,785
Posted By Swamp Rat
THIS IS JUST FRIGGEN AWSOME!!!! Sorry let...

THIS IS JUST FRIGGEN AWSOME!!!!

Sorry let me regain my composure. I am a noob to the wonderful world of GPS, I got a Vista HCx two weeks ago and have been piddling with it and tring to figure out...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,424
Posted By Swamp Rat
The best guy I have found to deal with is Fred...

The best guy I have found to deal with is Fred Hink at ARROWHEAD MOTORSPORTS (http://www.arrowheadmotorsports.com). He has what we need, knows what he is talking about and ships faster than anyone I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,424
Posted By Swamp Rat
The simple answer is yes, you will need 108links....

The simple answer is yes, you will need 108links.



TRUE, smaller sprockets will wear a chain faster due to the tighter turn radius.


Fuel economy has more to do with matching sprocket...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,424
Posted By Swamp Rat
Wicked I am running a 45/16 (2.81:1) versus the stock...

I am running a 45/16 (2.81:1) versus the stock 43/15(2.87:1) and find that I zip around at 70-80mph with no complains and with the larger sprockets it has eliminated alot of the chuga-chuga on low...
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