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Forum: Equipment Today, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By SnowMule
+1 for the 18-200. Sell the kit junk. Not a...

+1 for the 18-200. Sell the kit junk.

Not a "great" lens, mine (Nikon) has some distortion at wide and far ends, not super-fast, but overall it's a great do-it-all stack of glass.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 26,004
Posted By SnowMule
Same. They work well, and the price is right.

Same. They work well, and the price is right.
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By SnowMule
Stand it off with vibration-isolating mounts?...

Stand it off with vibration-isolating mounts? :dunno

http://mule.smugmug.com/Snowmobiles/Pro-RMK/Camera-case/i-zVQdqgH/0/L/2012-11-29_15-14-59_276-L.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,386
Posted By SnowMule
^^This^^. Ethanol will bond with water, which...

^^This^^.
Ethanol will bond with water, which will then settle out to the bottom... so you *can* skim off "pure" gasoline assuming you get the right ratio of water:fuel.

Or just buy the decent...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,155
Posted By SnowMule
This. '99 half-ton, 5.9.... and a heavy-ass...

This.

'99 half-ton, 5.9.... and a heavy-ass steel snowmobile trailer behind it. Ran this setup for several years. A couple times a year, yeah, it's fine....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-21-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 120,868
Posted By SnowMule
That's exactly why avalanche beacons tell you to...

That's exactly why avalanche beacons tell you to use alkaline, not lithium flavors - has to do with the discharge curves.

Alkaline drops predictably as the charge is depleted.
Lithium holds the...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By SnowMule
And they're not bad. But after riding in the...

And they're not bad.
But after riding in the Crossover, my Freestyle hasn't been out of the gear closet much. :wink:

http://mule.smugmug.com/Equipment/Gear/i-H62dL2m/0/L/P9250162-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-19-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 1,873,034
Posted By SnowMule
Snowbike sno-x! :clap ...

Snowbike sno-x! :clap

http://mule.smugmug.com/photos/i-fBQ8p2L/0/L/i-fBQ8p2L-L.jpg

http://mule.smugmug.com/photos/i-NxMtZ6R/0/L/i-NxMtZ6R-L.jpg

Got boost? :evil...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By SnowMule
:wave :lol3 Crossover's ventilated a LOT...

:wave :lol3

Crossover's ventilated a LOT more than the freestyle.
Not that the freestyle's "bad", but comparing the two, it's a big difference.
I'm sure you've probably seen it, but this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 50,998
Posted By SnowMule
I don't know what yamaha engineers were thinking...

I don't know what yamaha engineers were thinking either. :lol3

http://www.snowmobile.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/skiforce0217.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,826
Posted By SnowMule
Out... still snowmobiling. :lol3

Out... still snowmobiling. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 50,998
Posted By SnowMule
:patch ...

:patch

http://mule.smugmug.com/Snowmobiles/i-q2s2BqR/0/L/DSC_7138_-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 50,998
Posted By SnowMule
FINALLY! :clap ...

FINALLY! :clap

http://mule.smugmug.com/Other/smileys/i-GgdDP7d/1/O/letitsnow.gif
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,055
Posted By SnowMule
Body armor, PLB, road flares, lighters, FAK,...

Body armor, PLB, road flares, lighters, FAK, tools... camera... extra batteries...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 50,998
Posted By SnowMule
:dunno ...

:dunno

http://mule.smugmug.com/Snowmobiles/20150410-2/i-fBsjFKT/0/L/DSC_5418_-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 50,998
Posted By SnowMule
Thanks. Gives me a few more weeks to try for an...

Thanks. Gives me a few more weeks to try for an insurance claim on my sled. :lol3

There was one rock I hit every damn time I went over the hillcross course last weekend, but it wasn't enough to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 204,594
Posted By SnowMule
I'm in.... wherever.

I'm in.... wherever.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,155
Posted By SnowMule
Towing my sled trailer up 70 is the main reason I...

Towing my sled trailer up 70 is the main reason I got a 3/4-ton. The 4.56 gearing in the PW is a bit excessive, pretty sure 4.10 would do just fine.
But yeah, if you're towing an enclosed with a...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By SnowMule
http://www.pacsafe.com/travel-accessories-wallets/...

http://www.pacsafe.com/travel-accessories-wallets/backpack-bag-protectors.html :scratch
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,155
Posted By SnowMule
For hauling in the bed, you'll be fine with...

For hauling in the bed, you'll be fine with either.

Trailering's a different story.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,469
Posted By SnowMule
This. My riding level depends on a lot of...

This.

My riding level depends on a lot of factors. Things like who I'm riding with and their skill level is a big thing. What I feel like has a lot to do with it too. On the snow, my trust of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 1,873,034
Posted By SnowMule
Couple good ones (so far) from Ultimate...

Couple good ones (so far) from Ultimate Snowmobiler this weekend. Hey, they're still motorcycles. :deal
http://mule.smugmug.com/photos/i-fBsjFKT/0/L/i-fBsjFKT-L.jpg
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-06-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 120,868
Posted By SnowMule
User familiarity and learning curve, perhaps? ...

User familiarity and learning curve, perhaps?
Like upgrading from Microsoft Bob to Windows 98...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By SnowMule
:dunno ...

:dunno

http://www.dirtrider.com/files/2010/03/26964125-460x276.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,422
Posted By SnowMule
This, and this. "Check clocks" is a line...

This, and
this.

"Check clocks" is a line item in my packing lists. :lol3
Phone and GPS take care of themselves. Nikon and Sony keep pretty good time, but I do check them. Helmet camera's kind...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 204,594
Posted By SnowMule
Sounds like Alibi's then. In.

Sounds like Alibi's then. In.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 204,594
Posted By SnowMule
<strikeShack</strike> <b>Alibi's</b> sounds good,...

<strikeShack</strike> <b>Alibi's</b> sounds good, actually.
I'll be later-ish though.

Edit: Alibi's tonight, not shack.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 204,594
Posted By SnowMule
Tonight? Anyone? <iframe...

Tonight? Anyone?

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/TdARm6Jju9k" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="240" width="240"></iframe>
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 26,004
Posted By SnowMule
How well would it work in a trailer application?...

How well would it work in a trailer application? :wink:
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By SnowMule
this :deal Wear the gear that brings the...

this :deal

Wear the gear that brings the risk to an acceptable level, ride within your skills, etc etc.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By SnowMule
this ...

this

http://mule.smugmug.com/Equipment/Gear/i-vGRVpSm/0/L/DSC01738-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16,438
Views: 2,624,352
Posted By SnowMule
Freestyle Tekvest, XL, $100

Freestyle Tekvest, size XL.
Bought this along with some other gear; i've got enough of these things. :lol3
Intended for snowmobiling, I wore one for years on the bike till I replaced it with...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 120,868
Posted By SnowMule
:nod The 4-pin round was the reason I went...

:nod

The 4-pin round was the reason I went with the 78.
There's other reasons I couldn't deal with the 78, but the 76 is mechanically the same with the same I/O's.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 204,594
Posted By SnowMule
Back room, all the way in the back. Usual spot....

Back room, all the way in the back.
Usual spot. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By SnowMule
No shit. "Huh, Mule crashed again. There's a...

No shit. "Huh, Mule crashed again. There's a surprise."

http://mule.smugmug.com/Snowmobiles/20130503/i-gJrDCqX/1/L/DSC01470_-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By SnowMule
What do you want to *do* when you're there? ...

What do you want to *do* when you're there?

Mountain Meadow Cabins... Snowies.

http://mule.smugmug.com/Snowmobiles/20150309/i-ftSmPG9/0/L/FILE30096_-L.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 204,594
Posted By SnowMule
Anyone, tonight, las delicias? ...

Anyone, tonight, las delicias? http://mule.smugmug.com/Other/Smileys/i-3Gghdg8/1/O/mexicansmiley.png
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By SnowMule
So is this like a get-licensed organization, or...

So is this like a get-licensed organization, or does it get into emcomm and situation management?

Definitely interested although I'm probably beyond the "intro" level. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,422
Posted By SnowMule
There is no one single, go-to, does-everything...

There is no one single, go-to, does-everything camera combo - Everything's a tradeoff.... weight/size, cost, image quality.

I couldn't have gotten this with my Nikon. (Contour Roam)...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By SnowMule
I have a Roam on my helmet... low-profile, stupid...

I have a Roam on my helmet... low-profile, stupid simple to use.
Not the best video, but for what you're doing with it, it's more than enough.

I use the "B" setting, it's like 720p in 4:3 so...
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