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  1. That is a nice review. Thanks. I just HAD to...

    That is a nice review. Thanks. I just HAD to comment though about the magnetic charging. Apple has been doing that since 2006 and Microsoft may be in for a bit of a battle soon.
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  2. Our Flippac comes with I think a 3" thick foam...

    Our Flippac comes with I think a 3" thick foam mattress. We both found that when sleeping on our side our hips and shoulders would "sink" through and it would feel like we were sleeping on the...
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    Well Im glad they kept the basic tread block...

    Well Im glad they kept the basic tread block geometry as I think that is one of THE key secrets to these tires successfulness. The other key reason I selected the original A/T KO tires is BFG...
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    The website currently says 4-6 miles in desert or...

    The website currently says 4-6 miles in desert or open water areas, 0.5 - 1 mile in a city street to street. Those ranges seems realistic to me.
  5. Yeah... Microsoft recovered from the Vista...

    Yeah... Microsoft recovered from the Vista fiasco well with Windows 7. Laptops/desktop "computers" need to be power user computers and a smartphone OS just destroys that. Windows 8 sucks from a...
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    Well now you have to put matching wheels and...

    Well now you have to put matching wheels and tires on it and an articulating hitch so you van take it with you!
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    Sticky: Hey! Congrats Dennis!

    Hey! Congrats Dennis!
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    TO address your question... It's a...

    TO address your question... It's a "fridge/freezer" in that is can be a fridge OR turn it down and it's a freezer. Not both at once. The coils are in the sidewalls and if it freezes anything it...
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    IMHO the more bands you have the more flexibility...

    IMHO the more bands you have the more flexibility you have. Also... UHF (440 mHz) is a bit better in twisty canyons or in downtown city areas as it makes it around corners and through buildings a...
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    Or an Icom-7000 or 7100 which both also cover HF,...

    Or an Icom-7000 or 7100 which both also cover HF, VHF & UHF. I find the ICOM's a bit easier to operate but this field day we had a FT857D for our VHF station and we figured out how to change things...
  11. Simple is genius.

    Simple is genius.
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    Great concept well executed!

    Great concept well executed!
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    Wow! I guess a roof top tent would pretty much...

    Wow! I guess a roof top tent would pretty much double the weight! LOL! Very cool rig. Make sure you post what kind of mileage you get once you start exploring.
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    I'd contact FRP (http://www.flippac.com/ although...

    I'd contact FRP (http://www.flippac.com/ although the site seems to be down right now) and ask for a factory tent. The lid and opening (and therefore the tent) are all the same size regardless for...
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    Aaaand... Do they follow standard convention?!? ...

    Aaaand... Do they follow standard convention?!? Don't leave us hanging? What was the issue?
  16. When installed in my rig the display is visible...

    When installed in my rig the display is visible through the back window of the Flippac and kinda screams "Look at this neat thing!". Mine is destined for some adhesive back velcro and a little black...
  17. I can't take credit for this solution but it...

    I can't take credit for this solution but it solved our mattress comfort issue. The mattress in the Flippac is just a little too soft and a little too thin such that when you sleep on your side...
  18. Camelfilter did you use 3M VHB tape? Just the...

    Camelfilter did you use 3M VHB tape? Just the film or foam backed?
  19. You can also just get a modern Garmin (and...

    You can also just get a modern Garmin (and probably a Magellan but I've only used Garmins) and upload into it topo maps. The later, higher end Garmins allow you to load multiple maps and switch...
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    A lot of third world countries have great cell...

    A lot of third world countries have great cell coverage because basically installing cell infrastructure is easier than installing a land-line infrastructure. Isn't modern technology wonderful! LOL!
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    And the amount of anticipated foul weather...

    And the amount of anticipated foul weather probably should be THE biggest determining factor. i guess the only other factor would be weight. I should be at about 500-600 lbs when built out (a...
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    Well I guess I need to step up and present the...

    Well I guess I need to step up and present the Flippac advantages... As you can see from my signature I have basically the same full size Chevy Duramax that Bob91yj has so our rigs make a good...
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    This type of "reporting" just frustrates me! ...

    This type of "reporting" just frustrates me! Yes... Why didn't they use B20 since that would help widen the differences (if any) and provide more definitive results. Secondly... They should have...
  24. In a word... No. Windows 8 is...

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    In a word... No. Windows 8 is (IMHO) the biggest piece of $@&# ever. After the Windows Vista fiasco which allowed Apple to double to triple it's market share you'd think Microsoft...
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    Yeah... Spend a few hours local OR get a group...

    Yeah... Spend a few hours local OR get a group together for Mojave Road.
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