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Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 08-03-2015, 07:13 PM
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Posted By CO Hunter
FT857 for sale with extras

Thought this might be a better place than general for sale section.

Yaesu Ft857 for sale with a few issues. See below, long.

This is the non "D" version but has the DSP optional chip. Also included...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 06-04-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By CO Hunter
Did use the counterpoise kit and just mount it on...

Did use the counterpoise kit and just mount it on top of the mast?
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 04-01-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By CO Hunter
Hey thanks guys. We had a great time. Elk Mtn....

Hey thanks guys. We had a great time. Elk Mtn. road was impassable. I busted drifts for a couple of miles then finally one in our group with a trailer got stuck really badly. We turned back after...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-20-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By CO Hunter
We will be heading north from the Hwy into the...

We will be heading north from the Hwy into the basin. I'll look into the Utah site if I have time, thanks for the response.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-19-2015, 03:06 PM
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Views: 273
Posted By CO Hunter
Beef Basin access off UT Hwy 95

Talked to the USFS and BLM, both are discouraging travel due to mud and/or snow. The people we have talked to don't have any detailed information, just something like my LEO said don't take any...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-05-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 11,544
Posted By CO Hunter
Thanks for all the great feedback guys.

Thanks for all the great feedback guys.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-05-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 11,544
Posted By CO Hunter
Do you all think a stock '86 4Runner with a...

Do you all think a stock '86 4Runner with a green driver would make the trip as described?
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 02-11-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By CO Hunter
Sold

Sold
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 02-10-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 11,544
Posted By CO Hunter
Thanks for all the great feedback, I really...

Thanks for all the great feedback, I really appreciate it. I am thinking I need to reconsider and maybe not be too ambitious about trying to see too much, especially since none of us have been...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 02-10-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 11,544
Posted By CO Hunter
Thanks and your right. I had thought it would be...

Thanks and your right. I had thought it would be a quick question...haha

The planning thread is on the CLC site.

http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/spring-break-2015-march-21-canyonlands.835713/
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 02-09-2015, 10:45 PM
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Views: 11,544
Posted By CO Hunter
That helps. I was just looking at campsite...

That helps. I was just looking at campsite availability and now I am thinking of this route, basically reverse of before.

day 1 -Springs to Maze overlook
day 2- Maze to Doll house
day 3- Doll House...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 02-09-2015, 10:07 PM
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Views: 11,544
Posted By CO Hunter
planning for spring break

I am planning a similar trip for late March. Is there a route that can take us from Devil's kitchen through Beef Basin etc. then on to Hite this time of year?

Going from Hite then onto Doll House...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 02-01-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By CO Hunter
Thanks for the endorsement, it really does weld...

Thanks for the endorsement, it really does weld nicely. Rated up to 3/16" on this one. I have done 3/16" but used a bit of preheat just to be sure. That's just been my practice on the upper end of...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-31-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By CO Hunter
Hobart mig welder for sale

Selling my Hobart Handler 135 mig welder. I think this is the predecessor to the current Handler 140. I am only selling mine to offset buying a new 220v. Nothing wrong with it and it does very...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-02-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,650
Posted By CO Hunter
Any project update?

Any project update?
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 03-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
second wrap up

So I didn't really close this out with what I did for an auxiliary mount. Here are a few pics. It bolts against the tabs for the RTT mounts. Its hard to tell but the antenna sits halfway between...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 03-15-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
So I thought I would wrap this up. Using my...

So I thought I would wrap this up. Using my Kenwood TM D710, some more testing shows the flexi whip to work very well on 2m and okay on 70cm. On 70 cm I can hit the nearby low azimuth repeater full...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 03-06-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
Ha, I knew it. Good for you to have the...

Ha, I knew it. Good for you to have the educational background compatible with one's hobby. Must be nice to be able to get into a radio like that and fix it. I will keep those pics handy should...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 03-03-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
How in the world do you get this stuff so fast,...

How in the world do you get this stuff so fast, wow??? Are you an EE?

I haven't had chance to open it up yet. I emailed the guy from the yahoo group back and got this. By the way it seems like...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 03-02-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
The weather has kept me from playing around this...

The weather has kept me from playing around this weekend. I posted the UHF SWR behavior in the FT857 yahoo group and got this response.

"Dear Sir: I repaired a radio with same similar symptoms. ...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 02-28-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
I don't care for their gasket. Today I seated...

I don't care for their gasket. Today I seated the gasket carefully against the roof and tightened the antenna. I could still get a piece of paper between the gasket and antenna base along most of...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 02-27-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
So this is what I found. Apparently the gasket...

So this is what I found. Apparently the gasket had caught a bit on the NMO mount, so I removed the gasket and reseated the antenna without it. I don't have a SWR meter for my TM D710 so I took my...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 02-26-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
I am off by 0.5 inches, too short. I understand...

I am off by 0.5 inches, too short. I understand the cut chart is for a "typical" installation such as a roof mount NMO. I understand adding the SO259/PL259 connectors will change things but I...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 02-26-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
Can't believe I just cut it too short, 1/2 inch...

Can't believe I just cut it too short, 1/2 inch too short.

Had the 1/8" over the 19.5 stuck in my head and cut it to 19 1/8", which is about 149Mhz :mad::mad:
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 02-26-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By CO Hunter
You are correct. However, I interpreted his use...

You are correct. However, I interpreted his use of the word mass to be in the context of the amount of sheet metal for a mobile install. I deleted that quote in my post above and added a sheet...
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