in the last post about APRS i explained why i was interested, where the Mobilinkd bluetooth TNC fit in, and how to get the basic radio/TNC/tablet setup working.
as promised, i’m following up now that i’ve gotten everything in its final configuration for backcountry use. this post will cover installing the Mobilinkd in a vehicle …
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i had already been dreaming of a single flashlight that could do it all. i wanted a decently intense thrower, but with a larger head than the P20 for a more practical beam – and could i get a decent run time on some mid-level setting?
though EagleTac is still a top competitor, i did my due diligence investigating the latest offerings from Fenix, Olight, NiteCore, Sunwayman, ThruNite, FourSevens and even more traditional manufactures like StreamLight and SureFire …
continue reading ⇨ | consumerism, adventures & outdoors August 25, 2014 tagged: neutral tint, MagLites, nylon holster, tactical, Cree XM-L2 T6, 18650, Eagletac, EagleTac G25C2 MKII, CR123A, neutral white LED, Upgrade, flashlight holster, tactical LED, Cree T6, CR123 batteries, MagLite, 4 D-Cell MagLite, 2 CR123A, neutral white flashlight, LED Upgrade, tailcap, tactical LED flashlight, T6 LED, CR123A battery, LED MagLite, 4 D MagLite, CR123A cells, comparison, LED drop-in, switch, review, tactical flashlight, Cree LED, 18650 battery, 1000 lumens, MiniStar31 M-EX, Streamlight, CREE, LED replacement bulb, waterproof, stuff i like, diffuser, High lumen output, 600 lumen, bright, TLE-310M-EX, Streamlight CR123A, flash-light, triple LED, knurling, LED, LED diffuser, Cool White LED, 600 LM, insanely bright, TerraLUX TLE-300M, Two CR123A, LED flash-light, 1000 LM, anodized, lumen, TerraLUX, Beam distance, CR123, brightest, MiniStar 30M, battery tube extender, LED torch, 1180 LM, anodization, lumens, G25C2, smooth reflector, natural white, TerraLUX TLE-300M MiniStar30MX, battery tube, 1100 lumen, XM-L2 U2, current regulated, flashlight, G25C2 MKII, orange peel reflector, neutral white, TLE-300M, extension, 1180 lumen, Cree XM-L2 U2, regulated LED, led flashlight, G25C2 Mark II, floody, warm white, 4-6 D Cell MagLite, holster, EagleTac G Series, XM-L2 T6, current regulated LED, thrower, EagleTac G25C2, floody LED
this is a really old mod… i felt like writing something and all my current projects still have the hood up right now.
i blinged out this Spektrum DX3R with a custom wheel, skin, and backlight. it’s the original DX3r which has now been replaced with the DX3R Pro.
the above is a pretty accurate representation of …
continue reading ⇨ | design & style, hobbies & interests March 18, 2013 tagged: skin, graffiti, Urban, graphics, pimp, Spektrum, solder, Freq-E Dezigns, hobby, Spektrum DX2R, style, wiring, Yeah Racing, howto, 2.4Ghz, transceiver, back-light, steering wheel, Losi, surface radio, wrap, light, wheel, mini sct, TX, bling, EL, mod, skinned, screen, craft, electroluminescent, R/C, hobbies & interests, switch, custom, EL panel, radio, race, backlight, decal, LCD, rc car, racing, DX3r, design, inverter, remote control, red, Losi Mini SCT, electronics, RadioShack