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Forum: Equipment 08-17-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,576
Posted By fishheadsaid
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/08/18/uge3uvym.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/08/18/uge3uvym.jpg
Cabin in the Big Horn mtns near Sheridan, WY
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,874
Posted By fishheadsaid
Standard cotton pillowcase with Alaskan sheepskin...

Standard cotton pillowcase with Alaskan sheepskin rolled up inside. As I always take the sheepskin on long rides the only thing extra is the pillowcase. I prefer the cotton texture over a nylon stuff...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By fishheadsaid
Look into "surf goggles" like Barz and Kurtis. I...

Look into "surf goggles" like Barz and Kurtis. I wore a pair of Costa del Mar surf goggles for years. Broke at the nose bridge last year, discontinued item. Prob will replace them with Barz goggles...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,573
Posted By fishheadsaid
give in to the wet and go neoprene fishing...

give in to the wet and go neoprene
fishing gloves keep your hands warm, not bulky, good tactile feel
I've got a pair of Orvis gloves like these but there a several brands/versions out there
...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 64,353
Posted By fishheadsaid
The tent fits nicely in a SealLine Baja 30L dry...

The tent fits nicely in a SealLine Baja 30L dry bag.
http://cascadedesigns.com/sealline/dry-bags/baja-dry-bag/product
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,434
Posted By fishheadsaid
Should have known there would be a Youtube video....

Should have known there would be a Youtube video. The video shows it better than my explanation.
We never did the second step of wiping with alcohol, but it seems prudent for a one off application....
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,434
Posted By fishheadsaid
Adjust a propane torch to a cool yellow blowsy...

Adjust a propane torch to a cool yellow blowsy flame.

Pass the end of the flame across the surface over the area to be treated as though you were spray painting a thin coat. About 12 inches in 2...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,434
Posted By fishheadsaid
Polypropylene plastics require flame treatment...

Polypropylene plastics require flame treatment for proper adhesion. Solvents don't work. For a DIY application a quick pass with a propane flame will work. Apply decals or paints within 24 hours...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,339
Posted By fishheadsaid
Check out www.spotwalla.com It offers a very...

Check out www.spotwalla.com
It offers a very nice mapping interface for your Spot msgs.
It's free and the owner Jason is a member.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,561
Posted By fishheadsaid
I'm also interested in a group buy please

I'm also interested in a group buy please
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By fishheadsaid
And no. Absolute waterproofing doesn't exist. ...

And no. Absolute waterproofing doesn't exist. Under the right conditions all waterproofing is subject go failure. Waterlogging, seam failure, abrasion, pressure etc. Just like every boat afloat...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By fishheadsaid
I went the opposite direction. I've got a pair...

I went the opposite direction. I've got a pair of Orvis neoprene fishing gloves. Hands stay warm, good tactile feel. Waterproof not an issue because they work with the water like a wet suit.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,731
Posted By fishheadsaid
a whack of bags a herd of buffalo a murder of...

a whack of bags
a herd of buffalo
a murder of crows
and a pit of attorneys
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 103,727
Posted By fishheadsaid
You've got that right Nacho. I just got back...

You've got that right Nacho. I just got back from a 2 week trip out west and most night my vestibule was storage for the other 2 guys riding along. At Sturgis it became the club house/dining hall...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 103,727
Posted By fishheadsaid
It's the Redverz Series II Expedition Tent Just...

It's the Redverz Series II Expedition Tent
Just got it about 4 weeks ago. 1st new tent in 10 years. Easy setup, 3 poles, however not free standing.

Here's the link. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 64,353
Posted By fishheadsaid
Just got back from 2 weeks out west. Tent held...

Just got back from 2 weeks out west.
Tent held up just fine
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g125/fishheadsaid/Sturgis%202011/IMG_1487.jpg
Vestibule door tied to the fence at the Buffalo Chip. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 103,727
Posted By fishheadsaid
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g125/fishheadsai...

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g125/fishheadsaid/2011%20Sturgis/IMG_1407.jpg
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g125/fishheadsaid/2011%20Sturgis/IMG_1408.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 103,727
Posted By fishheadsaid
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g125/fishheadsai...

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g125/fishheadsaid/2011%20Sturgis/IMG_1487.jpg
3 of us(one off camera) in the new Tenere tent.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,064
Posted By fishheadsaid
I bought one Friday over the phone after reading...

I bought one Friday over the phone after reading this thread.
I've dreamed of a tent like this. I know, weird.
I'll post some pics when I get it next week.
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By fishheadsaid
True enough, press releases industry wide are...

True enough, press releases industry wide are mostly BS. However MSV currently makes a great product and ATC is coming. Boeing's site says 2009 and 2010 for the birds....
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By fishheadsaid
There are some new satellite phones coming soon. ...

There are some new satellite phones coming soon. Boeing is scheduled to launch a new satellite for Mobile Satellite Ventures in 2009.

From an earlier press release.
"The satellites will use...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,885
Posted By fishheadsaid
A good friend's Grady-White rolled in 12' seas a...

A good friend's Grady-White rolled in 12' seas a couple of years ago. They had already abandoned ship. His $2,000 Class I auto-deploy epirb fired off about 2 weeks later off the coast of Mexico. His...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,885
Posted By fishheadsaid
You were right to not buy a Globalstar phone at...

You were right to not buy a Globalstar phone at this time, however as mentioned above their data network is working fine.
SPOT didn't "hook up" with Globalstar, SPOT is a subsidiary of Globalstar.
...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By fishheadsaid
Sault Ste Marie to Espanola to Little Current...

Sault Ste Marie to Espanola to Little Current over a funky swing bridge.
Camp on Manitoulin island.
Ferry to Tobermory to Buffalo.
I made this trip back in '03 (in reverse) on a larger trip to...
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