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Forum: General Tech Forum 09-09-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
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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: 566
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: 1
Views: 108
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: 274
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: 274
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: 274
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: 274
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: 274
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: 1
Views: 108
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: 274
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: 274
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: 274
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: 274
Posted By coax
Mockup the poles and...

Mockup the poles and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 274
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

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Forum: General Tech Forum 08-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 274
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: 274
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: 152
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: 152
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: 131
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: 152
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: 292
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...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-28-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By coax
Looks like you've got your work cut out for you...

Looks like you've got your work cut out for you Brendan, but it will be worth it! Definitely looking forward to following your trip build and progress once you hit the road.

Just a few random...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 07-14-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By coax
Outer box is 13"x16"x4'. Opening measures...

Outer box is 13"x16"x4'. Opening measures 12"x44". Interior height is 12". There is a slight indent on the lid under the tradesman logo, suspect it was there from either shipping or factory;...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 07-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By coax
Cool I'll keep you posted. I hope to get down to...

Cool I'll keep you posted. I hope to get down to discount and see what they can do for me on the Hankooks in the near future.



I'll grab some exact measurements and pictures tonight for you and...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 07-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By coax
Possibly Selling: 285 Nittos, Truck Box, RTT

So first let me say that if "possibly selling" type of posts aren't appropriate I can for sure take this down.

Back story is this. I am hoping to do a trip to South America in the near future. ...
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