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Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,707
Posted By jaymboze
Hi mate, Strongly recommend a...

Hi mate,
Strongly recommend a Hilleberg tent.
I use the Jannu which is perfect for motorcycle trips as its fairly light, packs down small and is incredibly strong. Also setup and pack...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,964
Posted By jaymboze
The Ghetto Mobed, only $8.00. Available at...

The Ghetto Mobed, only $8.00. Available at Walmart...:D

http://jpmphotographics.smugmug.com/photos/i-32rcCjd/0/L/i-32rcCjd-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jaymboze
Thanks Mate...!

Thanks Mate...!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 876,594
Posted By jaymboze
I like a clean bike, but it's fun to get them...

I like a clean bike, but it's fun to get them dirty...

http://jpmphotographics.smugmug.com/Advrider/Adventure-Motorcycle-images/i-dcH3fVG/0/L/Trail2-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 1,604,152
Posted By jaymboze
One of my favourites taken recently north west of...

One of my favourites taken recently north west of Sydney, Australia.

http://jpmphotographics.smugmug.com/Advrider/Adventure-Motorcycle-images/i-qrLK7JC/0/L/GSMotion-L.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,522
Views: 576,066
Posted By jaymboze
I would not even consider another Spot purchase...

I would not even consider another Spot purchase after 2 failures.
You are a braver man than I...!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 34,346
Posted By jaymboze
HDR made up of 5 images. ...

HDR made up of 5 images.

http://jpmphotographics.smugmug.com/Advrider/Adventure-Motorcycle-images/i-Jskq2J3/0/L/reflections-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,042
Views: 495,843
Posted By jaymboze
Taken yesterday north of Sydney, Australia. ...

Taken yesterday north of Sydney, Australia.

http://jpmphotographics.smugmug.com/Advrider/Adventure-Motorcycle-images/i-N7VCjmv/0/L/jetty-L.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,522
Views: 576,066
Posted By jaymboze
I was told there is nothing they can do, apart...

I was told there is nothing they can do, apart from a credit towards another unit which I'm not interested in.
Next purchase will be a sat phone, for emergency use only.

My experience with spot...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-06-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,522
Views: 576,066
Posted By jaymboze
Spot...pos...!

Hi all,
Yet more problems with my spot connect.
Went for a ride yesterday,so installed new lithium batteries before heading out.
Started tracking and off I went.
During the 5 hours out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,587
Posted By jaymboze
Mate, how old is the bike. I ride a GS and know...

Mate, how old is the bike.
I ride a GS and know several other riders here who ride both the GS and GSA with no pump failures at all...?

Sounds like something strange going on there...!:evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,118
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Yes, I do agree my previous...

Hi all,
Yes, I do agree my previous post was a bit harsh, and I do appologise if I offended the OP.

I just hate it when someone starts bagging out other people's creative efforts for no...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,118
Posted By jaymboze
Hi, You said it...it sucks. Whats...

Hi,
You said it...it sucks.

Whats wrong...?

1. Boring subject.
2. Bad composition.
3. Bike cut off from the frame.
4. Flat lighting.
5. Lack of contrast
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 105,271
Posted By jaymboze
Blowering reservoir. NSW, Australia ...

Blowering reservoir. NSW, Australia

http://jaymboze.smugmug.com/Other/BMW-GS/i-Z5GhV7G/0/L/Blowering%20Camp%202-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,895
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, I carry a cheap electric pump...

Hi all,
I carry a cheap electric pump which works a treat...:D:D
Plug it into the cigarette port I have wired directly to the battery, start the bike and viola...instant air.
I takes...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,844
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Me and my new Jannu on its...

Hi all,
Me and my new Jannu on its first outing.

http://jaymboze.smugmug.com/Other/BMW-GS/i-Pm8kDFJ/0/L/Blowering%20Camp-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 256,035
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Yes, I do like some of the...

Hi all,
Yes, I do like some of the cartoon type images, but it only works on certain types of images for me.
Hand holding is no problem as the Photomatix software, like other HDR software...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 367,559
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Camping in OZ. ...

Hi all,
Camping in OZ.

http://jaymboze.smugmug.com/Other/BMW-GS/i-Pm8kDFJ/0/L/Blowering%20Camp-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 256,035
Posted By jaymboze
Hi drsilver, I shot 5 images on...

Hi drsilver,
I shot 5 images on auto bracketing with my old Nikon D300 SLR and a 17-35 mm f2.8 lens.
Using 250 ISO, aperture priority at f8. Freehand, no tripod.
Then process the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 256,035
Posted By jaymboze
And another... ...

And another...

http://jaymboze.smugmug.com/Other/BMW-GS/i-Z5GhV7G/0/L/Blowering%20Camp%202-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 256,035
Posted By jaymboze
Hi All, A HDR image made up of 5 exposures,...

Hi All,
A HDR image made up of 5 exposures, taken on the weekend during a quick overnighter to Blowering Reservoir, about 4 hours south of Sydney, Australia....
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Yet another update. Got a...

Hi all,
Yet another update.
Got a reply from spot 2 days ago saying they reset my password.cool.
Logged into my account, changed my password back to my original password, and hey presto,...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By jaymboze
Yes, alkaline batteries are cheap, but power the...

Yes, alkaline batteries are cheap, but power the device for maybe a few hours at best.
Lithium batteries are the only ones that work, only for a few days, but are bloody expensive.

Wish my bike...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,634
Posted By jaymboze
Wow, what a thread....! It's good to see that...

Wow, what a thread....!
It's good to see that we all have opinions and are happy to voice them, at least on the Internet, from the safety of our own homes...:puke1
Nobody seems to actually ask the...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By jaymboze
Phuk me... Just rang customer service during...

Phuk me...
Just rang customer service during their business hours and the voice message says to call back during normal business hours...?

I wish I had access to nuclear weapons right now.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Just tried to log into my spot...

Hi all,
Just tried to log into my spot account, and now have to contact customer service as I have been locked out of my account...?

WTF....?

I actually hate this POS...!
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Yes, best quality lithium...

Hi all,
Yes, best quality lithium batteries in tracking mode, when it works, is only a few days, and at $10.00 a set its a bloody expensive unit to power.
I also have my unit in a ram...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, How on earth are you guys...

Hi all,
How on earth are you guys getting more than a few days of operating the device on one set of batteries.

When out on the bike, using top quality lithium batteries I get 2-3 days...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By jaymboze
Spot connect...never again...!

Hi all,
Well, after owning my spot connect for over 12 months now, I have come to the conclusion that it is a useless piece of sh..!
It is always a hassle to pair to my iPhone, always...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,844
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, After much deliberation I...

Hi all,
After much deliberation I ordered the Jannu which I should have sometime in the next week...:1drink
Went with this tent as I travel solo on bike trips, so the size, weight and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 367,559
Posted By jaymboze
Camping in the Snowy Mountains NSW, Australia. ...

Camping in the Snowy Mountains NSW, Australia.

http://jaymboze.smugmug.com/Other/BMW-GS/i-zhWstC9/0/L/120413jpm_022-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 2,373,875
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, A few shots from a recent...

Hi all,
A few shots from a recent camping trip through the Snowy Mountains and into the Victorian high country. A great ride with some awesome camping sites along the way.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,376
Posted By jaymboze
Hi all, Sorry for the late reply. ...

Hi all,
Sorry for the late reply.
Yes, it's an MRA Vario Screen which includes the adjustable lip on top.
The lip is great as it can be adjusted while on the move by simply clicking it up...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,004
Posted By jaymboze
PS: I have also started to run an injector...

PS:
I have also started to run an injector cleaner in the fuel every now and then to help clean out any junk in the injectors and fuel lines.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,004
Posted By jaymboze
Totally agree with JVB's comments on this one. ...

Totally agree with JVB's comments on this one.
I have done the sync several times now with the use of my Gs911 to park the steppers and without, and cannot see any difference at all.
Always balance...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By jaymboze
Extra water...! Extra water...! Extra...

Extra water...!

Extra water...!

Extra water...!

Did anyone mention that you need to take Extra Water...?

Seriously, the more water you can carry the better, along with salt pills to help...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,090
Posted By jaymboze
Good old Mr.Sheen get my tick. Silicon based so...

Good old Mr.Sheen get my tick.
Silicon based so it leaves a thin film which is great when riding in the rain, and makes it hard for bugs to stick to..!
I have been using it on my paintwork and...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,939
Posted By jaymboze
Kudos on a job well done. I think there is a...

Kudos on a job well done.
I think there is a market for this type of thing.
Some people say that wearing bright, colourful clothing on a bike is a waste of time, because nobody looks anyway, but...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,481
Posted By jaymboze
I would bring both, for the small amount of room...

I would bring both, for the small amount of room your lining will take up if packed properly.
Do not underestimate how cold some parts of this country can be...!
The outback regions can be...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By jaymboze
True, that does look pretty nice, but as I...

True, that does look pretty nice, but as I mentioned, any marks or scratches will be a lot more obvious on the black, and believe me, it will happen...:D

Good luck with your choice. Either way the...
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