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Old 02-24-2018, 11:41 AM   #41
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Do you have "spikes" on the ends of the legs to dig in?
No need yet, although I have a reversible metal spike/rubber covered foot in mind.
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Old 02-24-2018, 11:45 AM   #42
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I always hang my photography backpack on a center hook for extra weight.
So far the times I've had it out, no need. No wind it's amazingly stable. Windy, a touch of movement, but the camera bag hanging would make it worse. Really needs triangular bracing mid way. Be really solid then I believe.
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Sweet tripid. Would have been well over $1000 from some brands.
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So far the times I've had it out, no need. No wind it's amazingly stable. Windy, a touch of movement, but the camera bag hanging would make it worse. Really needs triangular bracing mid way. Be really solid then I believe.
Sure a swinging heavy bag would make things worse, duh! It would have to be a hell of a wind and my ass wouldn't be taking pictures. Extra weight stabilizes the platform. I shot waterfalls with slide film that way, up to 1/2 second, razor sharp.
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Sweet tripid. Would have been well over $1000 from some brands.
That's about what I have in my carbon fiber Gitzo.
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Never was much of a metal head! Recently purchased a cheap Harbor Fright mig, under a hundred bucks. Began making junk art, from old tools and such. Daughter took some to a craft sale, an made nearly a grand! one man trash, is another mans treasure...
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Old 02-24-2018, 12:15 PM   #47
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A few more
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Man, you have an infestation there.
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Not any more. my youngest kid turned'em into cash! And I got shorted on the split
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Harbor Freight here I come.....lol....
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Very creative. Anything that's fun and makes money is a keeper.
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In high school I helped a buddy replace the entire bench seat with a sub box. It might not have been all that safe.
Haha been there. Priorities in life were something else in high school.
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These days if I have the radio on it's a talk show. Dual factory speakers more than adequate.
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I listen pretty much to just CKWW - an AM radio station play 60s & 70s music.

It's out of Toronto Canada, and geared for the Windsor/Detroit market.

Some days I can barely get it at all.

on those days, the radio sounds good in the OFF position.



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I listen pretty much to just CKWW - an AM radio station play 60s & 70s music.

It's out of Toronto Canada, and geared for the Windsor/Detroit market.

Some days I can barely get it at all.

on those days, the radio sounds good in the OFF position.



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Back when we were in school, we would put $5 worth of gas in our cars and ride around town all night listening to a new cassette tape that we bought that day...

Now I will drive for hours by myself on a trip and never turn the radio on,...I never thought I would live to be this old
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When Im in the shop...I will turn the radio on just because its so dang quit in there
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Back when we were in school, we would put $5 worth of gas in our cars and ride around town all night listening to a new cassette tape that we bought that day...

Now I will drive for hours by myself on a trip and never turn the radio on,...I never thought I would live to be this old
That $5 would get you about 10 gallons of gas and keep ya going all night.

The new cassette was the one I just recorded from the new vinyl albums I picked up that week. Full album on each side.

The amp in my current suburban died about two months ago and I'm starting to go nuts.
Gotta get that fixed - love my music at all times. Car. Shop/Office. House. Backyard. Ect...
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Nothing is more enjoyable than stopping for a traffic light and having your guts scrambled by someone's heavy bass thumping.
2 10's running at 125-150 watts each aren't going to scramble anybody's anything
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2 10's running at 125-150 watts each aren't going to scramble anybody's anything
I don't know what they have but I know when my guts are being pounded.
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I've seen a lot of crap setups that use Kickers. Terrible sound, but plenty of power.

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