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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
You should get a lithium battery charging bag: ...

You should get a lithium battery charging bag:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/catalog/4364.jpg

Fire/explosion proof, keeps the bad in the bag rather than throwing burning chunks into...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 2,365,182
Posted By Wadester
Pillow Pics

For comparison, I used 1/2 gallon of water and a yardstick.

First up, the thermarest medium compressible pillow.
http://i478.photobucket.com/albums/rr147/wadesterNM/IMG_4851s_zps4df17845.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 2,365,182
Posted By Wadester
You mean the compressible pillow? Sure, it'll...

You mean the compressible pillow? Sure, it'll fit in there - never thought to try it for function - I guess I was thinking that it would be too thick. I'll see if I can remember to check this when...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 2,365,182
Posted By Wadester
Another side sleeper here. I started with the...

Another side sleeper here. I started with the Thermarest medium - which is good, but not thick enough. Large Thermarest is no thicker.

The NEMO Fillo isn't thick enough either - but the...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
This so depends on your machine and setting -...

This so depends on your machine and setting - Transcend says that 2.6 Ah will last one full night with their machine at any setting - and not take that battery below it's damage point. Your 18Ah m/c...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,638
Views: 1,282,041
Posted By Wadester
Think fast! http://i.imgur.com/30f01rt.gif

Think fast!

http://i.imgur.com/30f01rt.gif
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
Cool rep! And I know what you mean about...

Cool rep! And I know what you mean about experimenting with such pricey parts.

The motor not requiring the full 18VDC to operate does make sense tho - the motor is only drawing the watts needed...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
Hello Fred! So, you've got the complete...

Hello Fred!

So, you've got the complete Somnetics Transcend power setup? AC and DC/Mobile power adapter, with battery(s)?

Do you also own a voltmeter? I'd like to know the output voltage from...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
First step - AC power supply output = 17.91 VDC ...

First step - AC power supply output = 17.91 VDC

Second step, connector is 6mm outer diameter, 1mm inner diameter.

Can't find it at any electronics supplier, so it is indeed proprietary.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
Information directly from the Transcend manual: ...

Information directly from the Transcend manual:

AC power supply
PSA2
AC supply input: 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz
AC supply output:19VDC, 2.6 Amp
Mobile power adaptor (optional)
MPA1
Mobile power...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
Yeah, after the start of that conversation I was...

Yeah, after the start of that conversation I was looking at Transcend equipment - and found that same info about their battery pack. The "overnight" battery is 4 18650's in series and the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6,976
Views: 2,337,373
Posted By Wadester
http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy196/xisophos/...

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy196/xisophos/WeinerCutoff.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24,965
Views: 2,977,987
Posted By Wadester
They do come up - I bought a '96 DR350SE head...

They do come up - I bought a '96 DR350SE head with cam and valves back in January '14. I have an ebay search that emails me when something is listed - they call it "follow" now.

Here's the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,962
Posted By Wadester
Yeah, I'm running Mobil 1 filters which clear...

Yeah, I'm running Mobil 1 filters which clear that front skid plate bracket - by a small amount, but my oil filter wrench is a metal compression strap - and that didn't originally clear it. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 192,508
Posted By Wadester
Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) courses are...

Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) courses are offered all over in the US - and can be found at Motorcycle Safety Foundation (usa) (http://www.msf-usa.org/)

For Canada, I see Rider Training...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,955
Posted By Wadester
Better context - with my daughter, and in good...

Better context - with my daughter, and in good company:

http://i478.photobucket.com/albums/rr147/wadesterNM/IMG_0675s.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
"Each Transcend Battery Pack comes with an...

"Each Transcend Battery Pack comes with an integrated charger that operates by connecting to the Transcend Universal AC Power Supply, the Transcend DC Mobile Power Adapter, or the Transcend Solar...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
Hmm. I had never noticed the ends of the...

Hmm. I had never noticed the ends of the standard hose being any different. The end I have had plugged into the base lost tension a while back and I supplemented it with a hose clamp (butterfly...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,350
Posted By Wadester
I have an S9, and once you push the release...

I have an S9, and once you push the release button in the back the humidifier comes off and you have a hose spigot identical to the one on the humidifier:
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24,965
Views: 2,977,987
Posted By Wadester
Ha! You save 2 3/4 lb on the tank, then put in...

Ha! You save 2 3/4 lb on the tank, then put in (4.2-2.5 ) 1.7 gallons more fuel at about 6 lb/gallon - or 10+ lbs.

But for short runs where you only put in a little gas, it is a weight savings.
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,461
Posted By Wadester
Shouldn't we have some baby pictures by now?

Shouldn't we have some baby pictures by now?
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 175,923
Posted By Wadester
I just use the clamp/mirror to tighten the base...

I just use the clamp/mirror to tighten the base down. Blue loctite helps keep it there - but you've always got the right tools to snug it back down if you use the clamp/mirror.

YMMV
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,529
Views: 1,727,269
Posted By Wadester
Hmm. Long ago, in my youth, I forgot to buckle...

Hmm. Long ago, in my youth, I forgot to buckle my helmet strap. Then my headlight burned out on an overcast night. Helmet stayed on, but it rotated around and broke my nose. Ow.

My stepdad had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By Wadester
You should check out Converted to dual-sport?...

You should check out Converted to dual-sport? POST PICS!! (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=330726&page=105) if you haven't already.

Especially this post...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,410
Posted By Wadester
Just a note on Transition photochromic - they are...

Just a note on Transition photochromic - they are activated by UV, so if you are behind a windshield, or helmet visor they stay light.

Before I had Lasik, I wore PhotoGray prescription glass...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14,505
Views: 2,108,149
Posted By Wadester
I would love to have this, but it's not in the...

I would love to have this, but it's not in the wallet for at least a month or two. Can you say what you don't like about it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24,965
Views: 2,977,987
Posted By Wadester
The "SE" crank has a section for the wider stator...

The "SE" crank has a section for the wider stator - different from dirt crank:
Woops! Pic is way big and I don't recall how to scale it, so
...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 2,365,182
Posted By Wadester
I have both a Go-Cot and a Byer TriLite cot . ...

I have both a Go-Cot and a Byer TriLite cot . (https://www.byerofmaine.com/products/camp-furniture/trilite-cot.html) I actually like the Go-Cot a bit better because you don't have to use all of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24,965
Views: 2,977,987
Posted By Wadester
My experience on a '92 'S was that the battery...

My experience on a '92 'S was that the battery didn't last long anyways, and when it was dead or nearly so - the headlight would not come on until the engine started, and at idle everything was low...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,461
Posted By Wadester
Just as a note for all ya'll: "Dear...

Just as a note for all ya'll:

"Dear Wadester,

I wanted to let you know that we were unable to ship your parts today. Brian's wife went into labor this morning so he was busy welcoming his new...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,461
Posted By Wadester
Thanks for the reply, and Done! "Your Order ID...

Thanks for the reply, and Done! "Your Order ID is: #1038"

I look forward to skid plate and side/pannier racks.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,461
Posted By Wadester
Ok, so I want an airbox and the frame guards when...

Ok, so I want an airbox and the frame guards when they're posted - but I'm tempted to wait for the skidplate to combine shipping? I bet the sideracks are still too far out to wait for.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24,965
Views: 2,977,987
Posted By Wadester
Brake fluid. Water actually is absorbed (by...

Brake fluid. Water actually is absorbed (by diffusion) thru the "soft" materials in your brake system. Once there, it both reduces the boiling point of the fluid and causes corrosion.

How fast...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8,529
Views: 1,727,269
Posted By Wadester
Just sayin' ...

Just sayin'

http://i478.photobucket.com/albums/rr147/wadesterNM/IMG_1565s.jpg

I was trying to find the vendor I got this from - they also did "trailers are for boats" - to see if they were...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,461
Posted By Wadester
I just looked it up - and here it is: Vortex...

I just looked it up - and here it is: Vortex Airbox Benchmark Testing (http://www.kientech.com/benchmark.htm)

Basically, the Vortex with oiled filter will flow 265 CFM. The complete stock airbox...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-23-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 133,131
Posted By Wadester
Hmm. I opened the link above (it's truncated if...

Hmm. I opened the link above (it's truncated if you just copy the text) - then clicked the "Direct" link to copy in photobucket - then yellow box w/mts, and voila! :...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-23-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 133,131
Posted By Wadester
Two ways to go; put img in front and \img at...

Two ways to go;
put img in front and \img at the end of your links (both in [] brackets), or
in the reply editor, click the little yellow box with the mts in it and paste the link in there....
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,461
Posted By Wadester
Well, you could always get some Duracoat...

Well, you could always get some Duracoat (http://www.duracoat-finishes.com/) (2 part durable finish) in:
http://www.houtsenterprises.net/media/dur/BARNEYPURPLE_C.jpg

Personally, I'd try to match...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 2,365,182
Posted By Wadester
Yes, I have to agree that this is the best...

Yes, I have to agree that this is the best feeling camp pillow I've used so far. And the one thing I don't like (not thick enough, even if fully inflated ~4") has a designed in fix: the web on the...
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,461
Posted By Wadester
Turn signals. I've been running these...

Turn signals.

I've been running these ($10/4ea):
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NTg1WDU4NQ==/z/1ioAAOxyzHxRW4OQ/$(KGrHqFHJC8FFF2qm+SmBRW4OPgQO!~~60_12.JPG

But one of the back ones has the lense...
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