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by cowboy4x4
Mon May 20, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: COMMUNICATIONS GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: New radio
Replies: 2
Views: 1886

Re: New radio

Larry.... yes I got a mag mount, car charger, wall charger, extra battery holder, external mic.
by cowboy4x4
Wed May 15, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: COMMUNICATIONS GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: New radio
Replies: 2
Views: 1886

New radio

I just picked up my new radio... (thanks for the info Larry) checked everything out, read the instruction manual..... but it is still all greek to me. This is going to be a tough learning curve for me Im not to tech savvy.... I got a YAESU FT-60 upgraded to a Diamond antenna. I got my lic so many ye...
by cowboy4x4
Wed May 15, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: COMMUNICATIONS GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Illinois Legislation Would Ban Use of Mobile Amateur Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 3384

Re: Illinois Legislation Would Ban Use of Mobile Amateur Radio

I wonder how all the truck drivers will communicate with each other now...... I know.... they will say screw it and talk on the cb anyway (assuming they are banned as well)
by cowboy4x4
Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: VEHICLES AND VEHICLE TECH
Topic: cowboy4x4 overland rig
Replies: 16
Views: 9960

Re: cowboy4x4 overland rig

Here is my latest design change for my shock guards, I bumped up the material thickness to 1/4" thick steel.

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by cowboy4x4
Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: VEHICLES AND VEHICLE TECH
Topic: cowboy4x4 overland rig
Replies: 16
Views: 9960

Re: cowboy4x4 overland rig

two legs on the back that fold out, 10" of wire. This will just sit on the ground so I can place it anywhere for best sun access in case the trailer/vehicle is in the shade.
by cowboy4x4
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: VEHICLES AND VEHICLE TECH
Topic: cowboy4x4 overland rig
Replies: 16
Views: 9960

Re: cowboy4x4 overland rig

80 watt solar panel with morning star controller for base camp.

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10 watt solar panel battery tender for when the trailer is stored at home.

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by cowboy4x4
Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: 2012 Ruby's Diner Meet and Greet - Redondo Beach CA -March 17, 2012
Topic: Event Report for Redondo Beach Meet & Greet
Replies: 15
Views: 9997

Re: Event Report for Redondo Beach Meet & Greet

Had a good time meeting/seeing everyone even though it was raining cats/dogs/toads, sideways.
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by cowboy4x4
Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: VEHICLES AND VEHICLE TECH
Topic: cowboy4x4 overland rig
Replies: 16
Views: 9960

Re: cowboy4x4 overland rig

I modified a sport chalet lic. plate frame to better suit my vehicle/me
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by cowboy4x4
Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: VEHICLES AND VEHICLE TECH
Topic: cowboy4x4 overland rig
Replies: 16
Views: 9960

Re: cowboy4x4 overland rig

@ Dave K it is a billet alum. rear sway bar drop down Bracket that I make and sell. Being that I have the tan up top I wanted to bring the color down on the vehicle a bit so I painted the back panels on the front and rear bumpers. It makes the tube work stand out a little better. http://i1063.photob...
by cowboy4x4
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: VEHICLES AND VEHICLE TECH
Topic: cowboy4x4 overland rig
Replies: 16
Views: 9960

Re: cowboy4x4 overland rig

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