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Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,836
Posted By Lucifer Orange
I think he'll be ok unless he's doing the...

I think he'll be ok unless he's doing the rear-ending.
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,836
Posted By Lucifer Orange
For my Tacoma I always have the ~200# canopy, in...

For my Tacoma I always have the ~200# canopy, in the winter I add another 150-200. It's in front of or directly above the axle, depending on what else I'm using the bed for.

I find that anything...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,818
Posted By Lucifer Orange
I've been happy with Hood jeans.

I've been happy with Hood jeans.
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Another vote for the Motofizz bags. Incredibly...

Another vote for the Motofizz bags. Incredibly functional, configurable, and durable.
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By Lucifer Orange
I like Vaultz coin bags from an office store....

I like Vaultz coin bags from an office store. Heavy-duty mesh, heavy-duty wide opening zippers. A 3 pack of different sizes is less than $10. I have some that have seen severe duty for years and look...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,244
Posted By Lucifer Orange
I agree. Let me be clear - I was recommending a...

I agree. Let me be clear - I was recommending a house furnace mounted horizontally to the ceiling. I shudder when I see a furnace sitting on the floor in a garage.
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,244
Posted By Lucifer Orange
I'll repeat what I posted in a similar thread: ...

I'll repeat what I posted in a similar thread:

I have personal experience with a Modine unit heater in a garage that was not always heated. In Minnesota. My advice is to go BIG. My 60k BTU unit...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,933
Posted By Lucifer Orange
I was told that if you have lots of valuable...

I was told that if you have lots of valuable devices susceptible to damage from surges you should have both whole home protection and protection at the receptacles. Whole home to protect from surges...
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,809
Posted By Lucifer Orange
This is a bit of a simplification, but the...

This is a bit of a simplification, but the difference between forced-air and radiant is that forced-air heats the air, and radiant heats the stuff. Then the warm air will eventually warm the stuff,...
Forum: Americas 08-01-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Arapahoe - Roosevelt NFS Campgrounds

Headed out that way in a few weeks.

What campgrounds do you like and why?

Thanks for any input.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,934
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Find frames you like in a store, then buy them...

Find frames you like in a store, then buy them online. Take a picture of the mode/size number inside the temple for reference. Most independent optometrist shops will then fit lenses to the frames....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-03-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,428
Views: 418,317
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Anyone near the IA/MO border that would like to...

Anyone near the IA/MO border that would like to help with a dog delivery relay? It's happening this weekend. We need someone to fill a gap between the border and Des Moines.

What a great way to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Another doggie relay

There's another doggie delivery relay being organized in Inmates. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=850279

Anybody able to help move a big dog from the IA/MO border to Des Moines on 1/5?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lucifer Orange
And here’s the Chippewa again, up in the...

And here’s the Chippewa again, up in the Chequamegon Forest where it is much smaller.

I think my partner in this escape (the Bonneville) looks good in this setting. I use this capable machine to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lucifer Orange
And the Flambeau River, a little further north....

And the Flambeau River, a little further north. There is a “Correctional Facility” just a few hundred yards straight through the woods from this peaceful setting.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-04-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Here’s the Chippewa River, near Ladysmith. ...

Here’s the Chippewa River, near Ladysmith.

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-qCWX26Z/0/XL/20120930HX5VDSC02788-XL.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-04-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lucifer Orange
This report will be short, scenic pictures with...

This report will be short, scenic pictures with not a lot of narrative. I’ll keep what was happening inside my helmet to myself and share the scenery instead.

I crossed many rivers, some more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-04-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Wisconsin did not disappoint

After enjoying this site and everyone’s Ride Reports for a few years now, it’s time to submit a (short) one of my own. Hope you enjoy.

It’s been a hectic 2012 so far. In May we bought a new house...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Hood Jeans fit more like real jeans. Draggins...

Hood Jeans fit more like real jeans. Draggins have a baggy ass.

On me anyway.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,324
Posted By Lucifer Orange
My preference is a soft, non-wheeled convertible...

My preference is a soft, non-wheeled convertible bag. Rick Steeves popularized them and sells a great example. Others have copied that design. Make sure it meets all carry-on size restrictions....
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,273
Posted By Lucifer Orange
All my vintage Volvo experience is from the...

All my vintage Volvo experience is from the round-fender era, 20+ years older than that car. But folks I know rely on a couple resources:

www.brickboard.com/ (http://www.brickboard.com/)...
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,712
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Or just use this: ...

Or just use this:


http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/4/2011/11/fea50a47e39abcc2a8d9b2ccc02034d8.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Lucifer Orange
You mean the rental place on Washington?

You mean the rental place on Washington?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Where do you buy your gear in Minneapolis?

I've been looking around for a decent selection of gear in the TC metro. Boots, gloves, jackets. So far, I'm disappointed. Midwest is really limited. Bob's seems to lean towards ATV stuff.

Any...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Cruiser II Box

Cruiser II Box is what you've got there. They came in different sizes. Parts from Tourmaster (http://www.tourmaster.com/xcart/product.php?productid=196&cat=58) (select "Mounting Straps" from...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,226
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Canon SX230

How do you like it?
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Lucifer Orange
MotoFizz small

MotoFizz small (http://www.aerostich.com/motofizz-camping-seat-bags-small.html)

Very well thought out with lots of features. Durable too.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,396
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Hood Jeans

Hood Jeans (http://www.hoodjeans.co.uk/)

Fit like real jeans. Kevlar in the right places. Room for armor.

Draggin were baggy-ass for me.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,582
Posted By Lucifer Orange
anyone know...

Who makes this gear for Triumph?
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1,499
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 347,237
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Tell me about it... Note to self: When you...

Tell me about it...

Note to self: When you are home from college for the holidays and see that the '79 Corolla is low on coolant, LOOK in the jug your Dad hands you before you walk out and refill...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,157
Posted By Lucifer Orange
This. I've seen it done and it's relatively easy....

This. I've seen it done and it's relatively easy. Bolt all the lift mechanism to a wall & put the motor on the floor off to the side.
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,159
Posted By Lucifer Orange
The gas tank.

The gas tank.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,674
Posted By Lucifer Orange
As a kid, I did this to my Schwinn Typhoon. As I...

As a kid, I did this to my Schwinn Typhoon. As I remember, it worked.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Not from the litterbox

Cat Crap

http://www.campmor.com/wcsstore/Campmor/static/images/sunglasses/83081.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,939
Posted By Lucifer Orange
logging into other networks

I've been trying to follow how these cards work, and still have one basic question:

Am I correct that there is no way to log into secured networks when you only have access to the card (no...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Lucifer Orange
You may be able to find "Coiled Lamp Cord" by the...

You may be able to find "Coiled Lamp Cord" by the foot at your local electric supply company.

For me, it was easier (and same cost) to go to NAPA and buy one of these to butcher. I've already...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Coiled Extension

You can buy coiled lighter-socket extension cords at any auto parts store for less than $10. Cut the plug & socket off, add what you need to each end, and voila!
...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,253
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,651
Posted By Lucifer Orange
Think about what you want stuffed between your helmet and your head.

And watch for seams and where the seams contact your head. I have a River Road balaclava with a seam right over the top of my ears. I don't notice it until I've had it on for about an hour, then it...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,410
Posted By Lucifer Orange
try 4.0.1

4.0.1 is a significant improvement over 4.0 on both 3G and 3GS.

There's more to it than the correction to the signal strength meter.
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