Rising Sun Member Forums  

Go Back   Rising Sun Member Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.16 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: coax
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-29-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By coax
I can't tell you what the best way is (maybe some...

I can't tell you what the best way is (maybe some of the more electric-savy folks can weigh in) but here's some comments based on what I did with my Blue Sea ML.

FIRST: How are you using the switch?...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-26-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By coax
Well camping in the park will give the quickest...

Well camping in the park will give the quickest access :) Though it does cost money. I suspect most of the campgrounds aren't full this time of year but it could still be crowded. The weather has...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-26-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By coax
Bump :) Price at 1100, leaving in a few days if...

Bump :) Price at 1100, leaving in a few days if someone wants a tent for the winter :| Or to be prepped for next spring!
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-23-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By coax
Probably won't help much but I do have a large...

Probably won't help much but I do have a large thick washer I ground down the outside and ground out the middle of for the lower control arm rear bushings. I had a socket perfect size for teh uppers...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-09-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 761
Posted By coax
Yea generally that's true. But a 285/75/18 has...

Yea generally that's true. But a 285/75/18 has the same amount of sidewall that I've got currently on a 285/75/16, so no loss there. A 285 width just seems really nice to minimize rubbing,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-08-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 761
Posted By coax
Not to derail the thread but the 100 series guys...

Not to derail the thread but the 100 series guys can get 18" wheels and then run a 285/75/18 tire which imvho is the perfect size for most stuff. Toyo's, nittos, mt/r's. If only there was a good...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-05-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By coax
TTT, and price drop to 1150. Hoping to have it...

TTT, and price drop to 1150. Hoping to have it gone before I fly south end of this month. :)
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-29-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Gotcha...I had a vision in my mind of making the...

Gotcha...I had a vision in my mind of making the top/horozontil pole fit inside only....but yea that could totally work. I suspect that maybe some padding or a spacer may be necessary on the outside...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
That would have been nice to get something...

That would have been nice to get something locally. I ended up shipping in foam from "The Foam Factory". Worked out ok it seems. Had to go thicker (3/4") than I wanted to get free shipping.
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-29-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Hrm thats not a bad idea; no I didn't think of...

Hrm thats not a bad idea; no I didn't think of that :D As it happens for my design, with 1" of dense foam and a long/wide thermarest, plus tent fabric, it folds down just about square. Seems like...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-29-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Thanks guys! I hope it holds up to a bunch of...

Thanks guys! I hope it holds up to a bunch of use, only time will tell.
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-29-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Yea sorry didn't end up springing for an...

Yea sorry didn't end up springing for an industrial machine. Thought about it but so much variety in both machines and price I had no idea what to look for. That old singer did ok, tended to bunch...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 08-27-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By coax
FS: Howling Moon 1.2 Deluxe RTT

All,
After finishing my RTT project, I'm selling my Howling Moon.


About a year and a half old.
Used probably 20 nights.
Tent in great condition, cover in good condition (shows a bit of wear).
...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
I have no sewing machine. To modify a great...

I have no sewing machine. To modify a great saying:

"The only thing better than having a sewing machine is having a friend and a mom with a sewing machine" :D

My mom has this...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
So, overall fairly happy with the tent. A few...

So, overall fairly happy with the tent. A few thoughts:


It was a ton of work to do, and came out overall pretty well.
I'm not too happy with the pole system. I looked for a while to find...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Sew up a cover for it. Attach cover with one...

Sew up a cover for it. Attach cover with one side of welting and the rest of webbing and grommets. In retrospect the webbing grommets do not work well so will be going to some sort of...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Mockup the poles and...

Mockup the poles and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Start with a basic design, with inspiration from...

Start with a basic design, with inspiration from a few tents out there:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-bft7xZf_yPU/U_6dptV7gsI/AAAAAAAACLI/3kv5tRgaI0g/w1303-h977-no/Design%2B1.JPG

...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
About a year back I purchased a howling moon 1.2...

About a year back I purchased a howling moon 1.2 RTT. Good tent but really missed having a Cargo box on the roof. It was very useful for storing odd items like a shovel, chairs, fire pan, tarps,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By coax
Post Homebrew RTT Build Completed

Hi All, for those of you that don't read ExPo I'll cross post my RTT build here. Hope thats ok.
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-26-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By coax
Thanks for the feedback all, got the truck...

Thanks for the feedback all, got the truck dropped off yesterday morning without any issues. Stayed the first night in Green River, second night spend in a cheap hotel (due to sun night prices) at...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-14-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By coax
Thanks for the info everyone, it is very much...

Thanks for the info everyone, it is very much appreciated. Still have yet to finalize the plans but will probably try to do the drive in from Vegas to LA early on a Monday morning (or possibly stay...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By coax
Just read through that thread, major bummer! ...

Just read through that thread, major bummer! Especially the fact that its either really hard or just not worth it to fix a car he put so much money/time into already. Hopefully someone needs a whole...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-08-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By coax
Anyone familiar with L.A. / Longbeach area?

All, my plans to spend 6 months driving around south america are moving forward. Next step will be to deliver my Cruiser to the loaders in Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220. (Just north of longbeach, a...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 08-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By coax
Bumping my thread :) My trip plans are...

Bumping my thread :) My trip plans are progressing (driving car to LA in a few weeks, putting it in a container!)


Tires are now for sale and have been pulled off the cruiser (installed new...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.