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    The truck camper is my typical winter rig, I just...

    The truck camper is my typical winter rig, I just use gallon jugs for water. They somehow don't freeze during the day, and at night the heat is on. The travel trailer will just be a much nicer place...
  2. Shooting you a PM, stoked to see the shop!

    Shooting you a PM, stoked to see the shop!
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    Also just because I'm a glutton for being called...

    Also just because I'm a glutton for being called an idiot on the internet:

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    Has anyone "winterfied" a tow behind camper? Not...

    Has anyone "winterfied" a tow behind camper? Not sure it will be a ski rig yet, but I bought a 27 foot travel trailer to live in this summer while working out of state, and am now realizing I could...
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    Always wanted to ride one of those 690s....

    Always wanted to ride one of those 690s. Supposedly similar to a DRZ just more powerful, lighter with better suspension, and an extra gear. Aka not at all like a DRZ.
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    I will! Riding in the hot is a new thing for me,...

    I will! Riding in the hot is a new thing for me, and I'm really struggling since most of my rides involve at least a few minutes of being way too cold. No route plan yet, probably a bit more free...
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    Getting my bike ready for 3000 miles through Baja...

    Getting my bike ready for 3000 miles through Baja in April. First long motorcycle tour (I put 150 miles on the other day and rmarked "whew, what a ride" after).
    Going to be interesting.
  8. Bump, I want one of these.

    Bump, I want one of these.
  9. PM sent

    PM sent
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    Considering driving over to SLC just to go there,...

    Considering driving over to SLC just to go there, well maybe some skiing too..

    Looks like a really rad place, this could be a stupid question, but do they let you sit in any of them? Always wanted...
  11. Got two runs in from 9 to noon, then from noon to...

    Got two runs in from 9 to noon, then from noon to close the place was empty for a weekend, really weird.
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    I thought this issue was the reason the Shift was...

    I thought this issue was the reason the Shift was invented?
  13. Gaia, I balked at paying for it, but once I did...

    Gaia, I balked at paying for it, but once I did it was worth it. You can download CalTopo overlays (premium), sat imagery, and Topo, and see all while off the grid.
    Plus their track recording (to...
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    If you want to run water in the winter without a...

    If you want to run water in the winter without a 4 season camper, this is the product you want to look into:

    https://www.ultraheat.com/ultraheat-rv-tank-heaters

    They make various sizes and...
  15. But then how will I get snow in my face at 3pm on...

    But then how will I get snow in my face at 3pm on a pow day?
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    Who pees in their RV pisser? It either goes...

    Who pees in their RV pisser? It either goes straight out the back door, or into a bottle to be disposed of discretely out the back door once its dark.
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    Pop up truck camper is zero stealth, so town is...

    Pop up truck camper is zero stealth, so town is probably out. Kebler is permits required, and there is a new sign this year, but it has worked in the past. How long are you staying?
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    Poll: I'm only admitting this so someone doesn't get...

    I'm only admitting this so someone doesn't get hurt.

    I was touring with my Kingpins not fully locked, my ski came off twice, I brought them into the house thinking they MUST be broken, examination...
  19. Good answers. Took a few ideas and combined it...

    Good answers. Took a few ideas and combined it for my own hybrid.

    Went with a reflective tarp recommended above:
    ...
  20. Informal lift ride surveys have shown a lot more...

    Informal lift ride surveys have shown a lot more first timers up from Denver at CB. Not incredible amounts, but everyone seems to be asking what to do in town, and commenting that they really love...
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    My buddy says the Alpha will do everything his 15...

    My buddy says the Alpha will do everything his 15 Prolite 900 will do without all the noise, that's pretty incredible if its true. Can't wait to see what the other manufactures do to compete.
  22. What emergency gear do you carry in your BC pack?

    After a brief review, I have decided I am woefully unprepared in the way of emergency gear in my BC pack. What are the mags carrying?
    It seems there are many answers to this question which range...
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    AND "You can't be in a hurry" It also helps...

    AND
    "You can't be in a hurry"

    It also helps if you aren't trying to pull Gigantor trailer 6000 with an un-loaded regular cab pickup.
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    Excuse me while I go change my shorts.

    Excuse me while I go change my shorts.
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    Northern Lite camper would be a dream, full...

    Northern Lite camper would be a dream, full fiberglass shell, insulation, heated tanks...

    I've never hauled a slide in with a one ton, do they still sway around like crazy? I can't imagine...
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    Last post on this topic, but my point is more you...

    Last post on this topic, but my point is more you don't NEED a 1 ton to move your camper up the mountain 3 times a year, modern half tons are incredibly capable, and much easier to live with 99% of...
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    I have towed 10k with my Tundra, it did fine. It...

    I have towed 10k with my Tundra, it did fine. It isn't a diesel, its going to downshift. If we can get past that bit of debate, the truck is a champ. The tranny temp has never gone more than 15...
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    Thanks! Picked up a set

    Thanks! Picked up a set
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    When I say in town I should more say off...

    When I say in town I should more say off interstate, that camper catches a bunch of wind, so Im not surprised it's better in town. The combo actually only does marginally (like a half MPG) worse than...
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    I've put about 40k miles on this setup through...

    I've put about 40k miles on this setup through any terrain imaginable living in it over two ski seasons. Truck is an 08 5.7 Tundra.
    Camper tag says 1755 dry, trailer is estimated at 5k.

    My...
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    V bar chains with the spider tensioner thing, go...

    V bar chains with the spider tensioner thing, go big or go home. Only time I got stuck was trying to tow a car trailer with a diesel truck on it up an ice covered gravel road that was probably a 15%...
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    Nope. Great sled, just watch for your standard...

    Nope. Great sled, just watch for your standard maintenance stuff. "bunch of aftermarket stuff" Throws a flag for me, usually means the sled was used, stock 16/17 was a good year, and just kind of...
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    As far as the whole fridge debate goes, the...

    As far as the whole fridge debate goes, the compressor fridge is the way to go if you're building something. My 3 way fridge works on propane, or AC. The 12v mode does nothing but draw about 14+ amp...
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    More info on the knock off Webasto? Looks sweet!

    More info on the knock off Webasto? Looks sweet!
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    Anyone have a req for a good solo tour? Can't go...

    Anyone have a req for a good solo tour? Can't go up the pass due to trailer. Ideally somewhere with cell coverage.

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    I have all kinds of issues with these goggles, I...

    I have all kinds of issues with these goggles, I completely regret buying them.

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    Heat exchanger looks good, those types of scrapes...

    Heat exchanger looks good, those types of scrapes are ok as long as they don't have green leaking out of them (coolant). I assume this is a carbed sled? I would set the idle to what the manual...
  38. Thread: motocross?

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    Enduro rider here, 2012 KT XCF. Rekluse clutch...

    Enduro rider here, 2012 KT XCF. Rekluse clutch for the win.

    Love dirtbiking, tons of single track where I'm from. Not quite as good as the mountain stuff, but I make do.
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    Thanks guys! About the only good thing about it...

    Thanks guys! About the only good thing about it is I am parked in a spot I don't have to leave, and the owner of the house is gone so I'm 'house sitting' until I get my house put back together. Hot...
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    Took the camper out to rescue a buddies broken...

    Took the camper out to rescue a buddies broken truck, and it blew/slid over. Fack.

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    Skid steer is a few feet to short, and doesn't have forks. May have to just go rent some...
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    Tinder Sent from my SM-G930V using TGR Forums...

    Tinder

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    Intuition pro tour 27 MV

    Molded once. $70 plus ship.


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    You ever run a passenger snow? Wondering how the...

    You ever run a passenger snow? Wondering how the LT2 would compare traction wise to my current Blizzaks. Looks like it has a lot less siping than other offerings, but still more than the Winterforce...
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    Even if it gets 15 with a camper, thats 60%...

    Even if it gets 15 with a camper, thats 60% better than the 9 most gas guys are getting... Plus 30 MPG in a fullsize truck that is actually rated to tow (sorry ecodiesel) is dream territory. My...
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    We may cross paths, I'll be in that zone this...

    We may cross paths, I'll be in that zone this weekend through eventually.

    Can you use your water in the winter?
  46. What he said This is what the Fein tool is...

    What he said

    This is what the Fein tool is made for.
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    Sorry to distract from the studs VS studless dead...

    Sorry to distract from the studs VS studless dead horse beatathon...

    But does anyone have any experience with snow tires for trucks? Ideally load range E. The Blizzaks on my truck are at 50%, and...
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    How do you get to the skis on the top?

    How do you get to the skis on the top?
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    Yes, post up in the "sleeping in ski hill parking...

    Yes, post up in the "sleeping in ski hill parking lot" thread with your rig, I did the truck camper thing last year always fun to cmpare setups. I should be in BC around mid to late Feb, would love...
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    As the track of my sled rolled over my face...

    As the track of my sled rolled over my face yesterday I was reminded how important wearing a tether is.

    PLEASE install and WEAR a tether.

    One thing I do to make it easier to use is put one of...
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