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    Without reading back through the whole thread......

    Without reading back through the whole thread...

    Anyone running the powerboost engine? I believe thatís what Ford is calling the hybrid, ecoboost plus 47 ho electric motor. Boosts performance AND...
  2. Thread: Barbecue Thread

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    Dang it I posted in the wrong thread! If some...

    Dang it I posted in the wrong thread!

    If some mod can move it to the other one or just delete entirely thatíd be great. Itís too late for me to edit it.
  3. Thread: Barbecue Thread

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    Pretty much beat batch of salmon yet. 68172 ...

    Pretty much beat batch of salmon yet.

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    Went really well with the homemade bread, venison sausage, and poke nachos...
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    I'd like to know his charging rate. Even with...

    I'd like to know his charging rate. Even with that many panels.

    We have three panels for a total of 300 watts of solar and Dual 100Ah Eco-Ion Earth Smart Lithium (LiFePO4) coach batteries for a...
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    the thing that nobody talks about is the charge...

    the thing that nobody talks about is the charge rate. It is ungodly slow, at least in ours. then you can only add as many panels as you can fit, then it doesn't work as well if it's cloudy or...
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    I gotta say, the more I think about this the more...

    I gotta say, the more I think about this the more excited I get at the prospect of this Ranger. Give me:

    400 Hp combined equivalent
    4WD
    give me that same 7.2kw generator in the hybrid F150
    ...
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    We have an RV with solar. Max amount available...

    We have an RV with solar. Max amount available on our model. It's not all it's cracked up to be.
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    Near as I can tell, if I go build the most...

    Near as I can tell, if I go build the most bad-ass Ranger Tremor on ford.com right now, it comes to $48k.

    Make it go faster and get me into the HOV lane legally, and I very well might be a buyer.
  9. Thread: LPVOs in 2021

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    What do you mean? I just want an optic that can...

    What do you mean? I just want an optic that can do both FFP and SFP, with a daylight bright reticule that has user-adjustable options for dot, circle-dot, and horseshoe, that has stadia lines when I...
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    Is that accurate? yesterday when I went to the...

    Is that accurate?

    yesterday when I went to the pre-order for the plug-in GT model I thought I saw 250 miles?

    When we were in Norway Teslas and the like were everywhere. And their...
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    after driving in to work this morning, eyeing the...

    after driving in to work this morning, eyeing the HOV lane the whole way...

    The other thing for me re: hybrids is getting me legally into that lane for commutes.

    If someone can take the current...
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    Last of the RV projects (for now)! Built out some...

    Last of the RV projects (for now)! Built out some shelves in the ďclosetĒ behind the driverís seat in our van.


    https://www.facebook.com/359481364395631/posts/1415685432108547/

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    We rented a Volvo V90 plug-in hybrid in Norway. ...

    We rented a Volvo V90 plug-in hybrid in Norway. Thing was a beast.

    On the flipside, I recall a coworker 10+ years ago with... maybe a Prius? batteries died on I95 and he had to limp home on the...
  14. Thread: Need new dad bag

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    quick search seems to indicate approximately 20"...

    quick search seems to indicate approximately
    20" x 16" x 9"

    more here
    https://soldiersystems.net/2020/05/16/a-lost-history-30-years-of-the-eagle-a-iii/
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    they attach to either side of the main bag with...

    they attach to either side of the main bag with the little black plastic clips and you can cinch them down with the straps.

    I used them back in the day to hold my flipflops in one and my...
  16. Thread: LPVOs in 2021

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    which is also part of the fun. The thread is...

    which is also part of the fun.

    The thread is already polluted with people using LE and mil justifications for their fun applications, so I'll leave it there, but the original point was there's...
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    Who said anything about an RDS only being good...

    Who said anything about an RDS only being good for ďnearbyĒ?

    About the only thing more satisfying than using a red dot to out-shoot the guy with the LPVO is using irons to do it. ;)
  18. Thread: Barbecue Thread

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    Great, now Iím going to have two bbq threads to...

    Great, now Iím going to have two bbq threads to follow here, one for cooking and one for eating someone elseís cooking!
    ...
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    Found this when digging through some stuff this...

    Found this when digging through some stuff this weekend. Thought it might be an option, but probably not. Are they even still making/selling these anymore? From what I recollect this is what Eagle...
  20. Thread: 3D targets

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    we either didn't know those existed, or didn't...

    we either didn't know those existed, or didn't have the budget for them. I think this would have been around the 2002-04 timeframe.

    When I found out about those later on I thought "damn, they...
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    Many moons ago, we rigged up a target system...

    Many moons ago, we rigged up a target system whereby it was supported by a balloon concealed behind the cardboard. You didn't know if the balloon was a head or a heart holding up the target. Shoot...
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    Converted the bed boards from our camper-van into...

    Converted the bed boards from our camper-van into a folding table for the campervan. It seems most of my to-do list of late is related to campervan and tiki hut, two things we didnít have pre-Covid! ...
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    Cell phone for kid in 2021

    I searched and read through the first two pages of results and didnít see anything. So sorry if this is a repost. But, with tech changes so frequent, maybe it doesnít matter.

    Our older daughter...
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    not that Mike would ever care (or anyone else,...

    not that Mike would ever care (or anyone else, for that matter), but I find very little there that I'd disagree with and got some new thoughts from his descriptions.

    best quote of the vid "doesn't...
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    When it comes to having to instruct, and then...

    When it comes to having to instruct, and then having to instruct institutionally (which is different than having to instruction for entertrainment), for sure there's a lot to consider.

    I think...
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