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Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By ShooterDave
Hi all, this is ShooterDave's fiancée. I noticed...

Hi all, this is ShooterDave's fiancée. I noticed your comments and wanted to confirm the details. ShooterDave was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia back in June of 2013. He fought a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Actually not really. You see how it has those...

Actually not really. You see how it has those "folds" in the tube just before his eye. That compresses and is designed to be close to the eye. Its actually designed to be resting on the eye to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
I'll send you a PM of it.

I'll send you a PM of it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
I may be wrong, but pretty sure I'm not. Looking...

I may be wrong, but pretty sure I'm not. Looking at the length of the mag well, thats a 308 platform, so an AR10. That rifle has a lot more kick than the standard AR15 .223 platform. If he shot it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Wait a minute here. Are you cranking out ammo...

Wait a minute here. Are you cranking out ammo for people ThumpnRed? If so I might want to get in on this. My longest reaching at the moment is a .223, but hopefully soon I'll have something...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
If you have trouble with the cables reaching try...

If you have trouble with the cables reaching try this before replacing them. In the weeks before I took off on my 8 month trip around the country I was disassembling and assembling my bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
:eek2 This is an AWESOME setup. :getiton

:eek2 This is an AWESOME setup. :getiton
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
This is why when I ride on the street I have the...

This is why when I ride on the street I have the biggest F you attitude towards other drivers. I don't care if I'm going slower, I don't care if I'm going faster, I don't care if I cut you off our...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
I look forward for your report. I bet it will be...

I look forward for your report. I bet it will be used to crash into some gasoline truck to cause an explosion that will blow a hole in the side of a building allowing them to jump into the passing...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
I'm pretty sure it was an XRL650. I've got the...

I'm pretty sure it was an XRL650. I've got the stock look of that bike down. I'm not going to watch the show but I'm betting its an XRL.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Not sure if anyone follows this but.... I just...

Not sure if anyone follows this but.... I just saw a commercial for the season finale of Burn Notice on USA. There is a screen preview where, I believe the main character, rides an XR650L thru a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
There are a few guards out there. Not really...

There are a few guards out there. Not really sure they are any good though. I kind of equate them to metal detectors "the illusion of safety".
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Thats because he's a weekend hoteler. :lol3

Thats because he's a weekend hoteler. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,662
Posted By ShooterDave
Do you have a smaller 200cc trail bike in mind? ...

Do you have a smaller 200cc trail bike in mind? All the new 200-250 bikes are about the same size. My Dad's KLX250 is pretty much the same size as my DRZ400, except mine has the bigger motor. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Unfortunately, like wheelies, I can only do them...

Unfortunately, like wheelies, I can only do them by accident right now. :lol3


The pistol is good. I'm hoping all the parts are there. Also its a Christmas present so I haven't given it to him...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Its a gravel road, and there's a mountain in the...

Its a gravel road, and there's a mountain in the back ground. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Respectfully Fritz there are some of us who are...

Respectfully Fritz there are some of us who are just mountain people. I myself don't care one iota for the beach. Although a beautiful shot, I look at that picture and say.... Ick salt water, sand...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Or just drive over it with your truck. :rofl

Or just drive over it with your truck. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,662
Posted By ShooterDave
In my opinion the Tenere is too new to get any of...

In my opinion the Tenere is too new to get any of my money, the bugs have not yet been worked out. I'd say get the V-Strom if you want one now. Check in a few years to see if the Tenere is...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,662
Posted By ShooterDave
I don't know what you're talking about. My 2''...

I don't know what you're talking about. My 2'' risers work just fine. Granted I have it angled back, not just up. For me the stock bars are too far away more so than too short.
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,662
Posted By ShooterDave
You can also take and raise the Strom to help...

You can also take and raise the Strom to help accommodate your tall stature. I personally raised it so it had more clearance when loaded down with passenger and luggage. When riding solo it makes...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Had a good time the multiple times I was there. ...

Had a good time the multiple times I was there. Can't stay for very long though. I go crazy when the tallest thing I can see is a cell tower thats a five miles away. I NEED my mountains.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
You should always wear earplugs regardless. ...

You should always wear earplugs regardless. Although it may not seem like its loud in your helmet, even at freeway speeds. The noise level can exceed 100db depending on the helmet. You may not...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Or buns of steel. :rofl

Or buns of steel. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Yes I was on a stock seat. Well mostly. I cut...

Yes I was on a stock seat. Well mostly. I cut an inch out and added an inch of that foam you can get as a kneeling pad for gardening. I also made it a little wider. Granted I ended up sitting...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
Do NOT buy from this guy. The ad he has going is...

Do NOT buy from this guy. The ad he has going is absolutely pathetic, and has CRAP written ALL over it. His grammar is atrocious, and the way he words things is not conductive with a stand up...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,662
Posted By ShooterDave
Yes.... There are 488 pages in this thread with...

Yes.... There are 488 pages in this thread with plenty of pics with no luggage. Believe me, I've gone thru every page.
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,662
Posted By ShooterDave
The Pelican case on top is only for the camera...

The Pelican case on top is only for the camera and its gear. I assured my girl that the camera would be more than safe. I also have a nice looking 46L top case, but its in too good of condition to...
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,662
Posted By ShooterDave
Just got back yesterday from a 7 day, 2,155 mile,...

Just got back yesterday from a 7 day, 2,155 mile, 2-up trip to Utah on my Wee. It was a cold and AWESOME time. Here are a few pics of the bike from the journey.
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Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By ShooterDave
This is something I have struggled with for a...

This is something I have struggled with for a long time. Until now I used to lube it after pulling into the garage while the chain was still warm. The next morning before I took off I'd wipe any...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
Haha unfortunately parking up hill wont work. If...

Haha unfortunately parking up hill wont work. If the battery is dead on a Strom, you're screwed. Bump starting is not an option. One of a very short list of things I don't like about the Strom...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
I think I should clarify myself with this. I'm...

I think I should clarify myself with this. I'm not at all worried about the draw of the charger itself, because we use a heated jacket that draws way more power than the charger ever will. I'm just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
OK I think I need to explain what I'm doing a...

OK I think I need to explain what I'm doing a little better. The usb port is for the ipod I'm going to be charging up at the dash while listening to it while riding. The inverter is for the two...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
How on God's green earth are you able to drain it...

How on God's green earth are you able to drain it from the main lug without getting it all over the place. If you remove the bolt slightly and leave it there, it sprays all over the place. I never...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 78,753
Views: 8,629,234
Posted By ShooterDave
I think you are ok and it won't over heat. Most...

I think you are ok and it won't over heat. Most of where it needs to be cooled is in the cylinder anyways. If you really feel as though you need to put holes in it. I'd drill a bunch of smaller...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
Yes I understand that. The numbers I posted in...

Yes I understand that. The numbers I posted in the post above lists exactly what the backs of the chargers read.

My main concern is understanding the science behind it and what that means for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
I'm using it on my 07 V-Strom 650. Unfortunately...

I'm using it on my 07 V-Strom 650. Unfortunately power availability is an issue. Currently I have some heated gloves and a heated vest wired into the bike. Both of which I'm sure will be used on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
So here is what I got when I checked out the...

So here is what I got when I checked out the charger.

On the back it says: Input: ~100V-240V 50/60Hz 4-7VA 2W
Output: 4.2V 0.25A


If what you are suggesting...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
This has me a little baffled. Are you saying to...

This has me a little baffled. Are you saying to use an inverter? Also how would I wire it into the bike?
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By ShooterDave
Hahaha Not sure if anyone remembered or not. ...

Hahaha Not sure if anyone remembered or not. When I took that trip I was but a wee lass. Now I'm a lot better and more confident with the stuff.... mostly. :lol3

For the USB part I found...
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