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by atomicray
Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: music you heard at BM this year
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: music you heard at BM this year

That's about the worst I've heard them, actually. Part of the problem is the range is too broad for these shitty cameras to capture it. It's very different to hear it without the distortion. Still, that's a pretty shitty track. As an aside, you are aware that trance is VERY repetitive music, right?...
by atomicray
Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: music you heard at BM this year
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: music you heard at BM this year

It's a guess, but I know the Pachanga Boys did a few sets in various places this year and they were experimenting a bit more than usual. The set I caught near the 9 o'clock road bathrooms in the inner playa around sunrise after burn night sounds very similar to what you're describing. http://www.yo...
by atomicray
Fri Nov 15, 2013 4:37 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: music you heard at BM this year
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: music you heard at BM this year

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACP_Ohnlb4o&list=PLEB97C359F5110D74

Honestly I had hoped it would be different, and there are some flourishes, but all in all the same trace poodoo.

Meh
by atomicray
Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Details on the placement process?
Replies: 98
Views: 5022

Re: Details on the placement process?

I am more than happy to consult on any aspect of the mystery chemical project...I do not even need all the details, just a materials list...to help.

PM works for me as well it seems for others :)
by atomicray
Sun Nov 10, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Details on the placement process?
Replies: 98
Views: 5022

Re: Details on the placement process?

An outside looking in thought...the OP seems to have a fair amount of expectation and even bringing a bit of real world problems into the equation. The first thought that came to my 25+yr OSHA inspector brain was the mention of "chemicals"...and I would think this will also weigh heavy on ...
by atomicray
Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Car Thread
Replies: 1179
Views: 39131

Re: The Car Thread

I am not surprised...I am not a car guy, I am not that particularly old, and I clearly am not up on my antique vehicles...

38%

Only time a 38 is good is if the other guy gets a 37 lol :shock:
by atomicray
Mon Oct 28, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Lost Other/Misc.
Topic: Have you seen this Faun?
Replies: 12
Views: 1125

Re: Have you seen this Faun?

At first my gut check response is anger and disgust...I mean seriously? But the calm and Jedi air that the incident is presented and considered brings me back down to home. With 50+ thousand people all pretty much intent on doing their own thing and having a time...I am surprised there is not more s...
by atomicray
Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Car Thread
Replies: 1179
Views: 39131

Re: The Car Thread

Image

Can that be Elliot?

I mean this person is wearing clothes :roll:
by atomicray
Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Car Thread
Replies: 1179
Views: 39131

Re: The Car Thread

Image

Call me crazy, but this fills me with a tinker's joy!

I would love to have that in my shop at this very moment :D
by atomicray
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Car Thread
Replies: 1179
Views: 39131

Re: The Car Thread

You are correct, the riders will need to be in approximately the same gear, or some will not be able to contribute. But people have different pedaling habits. Some are "spinners", meaning they pedal fast with low torque, say 80 RPM. Others, like me, are "stompers" and are happie...
by atomicray
Sat Oct 19, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Aiding ticketless burners ticket revocation is FASCIST
Replies: 97
Views: 3856

Re: Aiding ticketless burners ticket revocation is FASCIST

The OP can go fuck his or her self. On a side note, how about establishing an amnesty lane or codeword to let the perimeter staff know you have picked up a stowaway and would like to turn them over...win win. A douche bag scumbag stowaway gets the boot and the ticket holders carry on and support BM ...
by atomicray
Sat Oct 19, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: you are an ARSONIST, not a hippie.
Replies: 39
Views: 2693

Re: you are an ARSONIST, not a hippie.

Would it be safe to say...you are a arsonist, hippie. When I saw this pic, weeks or whenever it was ago, my first thought was the practical...but what about all those tents and the clear MOOP issue? Quickly followed up by the...damn hippie (hipster right? no dreads :shock: ), smiling through it all....
by atomicray
Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room
Replies: 475
Views: 18003

Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room

I see that you live in a fairly small community...but perhaps they still have police impound sales? I see our local police yard has hundreds upon hundreds of bikes that come up for sale...bulk most often...10, 20, 50, 100 etc...I had considered a large bicycle sculpture at one point...the sale I wat...
by atomicray
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room
Replies: 475
Views: 18003

Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room

I have an extra little ringy-bell or two, and some streamers for the ends of the handlebars. I think I can also bring some clothespins and playing cards for the spokes. So, I got that covered. I might even be able to scrounge up a few spare training wheels. Don't be giving your training wheel away....
by atomicray
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room
Replies: 475
Views: 18003

Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room

A thought...saddles for example...how many soft wide butt seats do you typically go through per burn?

Gifting for needy sore butts is a wonderful thing...butt...( :D )...gifting hundreds seems to be a true investment in the process :shock:
by atomicray
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Nipple care on the playa?
Replies: 57
Views: 3009

Re: Nipple care on the playa?

Some of you seem to have missed that I'm a guy. But you said you went topless , and that word has a certain meaning in Standard American English. Guys go shirtless . Yes the topless thing threw me off also...but either way, the advice offered remains the same...NipStrips were invented by guys and i...
by atomicray
Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Nipple care on the playa?
Replies: 57
Views: 3009

Re: Nipple care on the playa?

Not sure on the linking to commercial sites, so I will defer to "don't do it"...in a word the clear winner for me, Judo gi wears something terrible...NipStrips...should work out to $1.66 a day...a thought on electrical tape, I use it for work all the time, it reacts to UV and to sweat...I ...
by atomicray
Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:51 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Worst part of 2013?
Replies: 276
Views: 16550

Re: Worst part of 2013?

walking back from robot heart one sunrise, i saw evidence of someone's uh..., blowout. not sure how one would go about de-mooping that, but it nearly had throw up next to it. how friggin disgusting. new thread - what to do if you're about to shit your pants in deep playa? I suspect this is a opport...
by atomicray
Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:03 am
Forum: 2013 Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Done Driving At Night
Replies: 43
Views: 4016

Re: Done Driving At Night

I own a marine tech support business and last year I rigged an aluminum boat with 32 12Vdc LED flood lights each with 4 LEDs...minimal draw, stayed fairly cool, great white light, and with three switches they could create a forward flood arc, a rear flood arc, and then the sides...it was for Texas A...
by atomicray
Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Car Thread
Replies: 1179
Views: 39131

Re: The Car Thread

I'm hoping this will by my next military vehicle acquisition: http://worldcarslist.com/images/alvis/alvis-stalwart/alvis-stalwart-05.jpg Honestly, for me, this is the most interesting vehicle on the thread. Brings back youthful dreams of GI Joe and adult fun memories from driving Gama Goats in the ...
by atomicray
Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Corn bread recipe please
Replies: 48
Views: 2269

Re: Corn bread recipe please

Signing in for a favored topic that escaped my attention up to this point... Growing up in the deep South, being a chef, and overall a lover of all things related to corn...there is an understanding that a pinch of sugar is nearly always snuck into the mix but if a large amount of sugar or related s...
by atomicray
Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Complete Newbie: How can I get to Burning man with my stuff?
Replies: 47
Views: 2862

Re: Complete Newbie: How can I get to Burning man with my st

Just a thought...alone the lines of seeking those near you for advice and connection...perhaps attend a regional event? http://regionals.burningman.com/regionals/north-america/new-york/ "Because space is tight in the New York area, we don’t have our own regional burn, so many New York Burners t...
by atomicray
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:28 am
Forum: Lost Humans
Topic: booby-grabbin' mister
Replies: 45
Views: 2756

Re: booby-grabbin' mister

I look at this situation...a guy working his way through the whole of BM squeezing a boob and taking a pic. Out in the real world, he goes straight to jail. On the playa, he becomes a...what...what does he become...is he a creep, an artist, a clever burner, a little of column A B and C? With the tho...
by atomicray
Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Buy or Rent an RV?
Replies: 16
Views: 2353

Re: Buy or Rent an RV?

A side thought...the drive alone thing...with your preplanning I am sure you can make a travel connection and have one or two fellow burners from your area or in route to share the load, share the gas, and share the experience. :) PS Buy...a pull behind...as a former RV tech, one of the most importa...
by atomicray
Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Artists that changed your life
Replies: 91
Views: 19539

Re: Artists that changed your life

The artists that left a direct and lasting impression that caused me to alter the way I looked at music, art, and creativity as a whole... Music...Fleetwood Mac, Police, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Queen...Andrés Segovia, Django Reinhardt, Joe Pass Comicbook art...Wally Wood, Jack Kirby, Bernie Wrightson...
by atomicray
Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Anybody ever build a hush box?
Replies: 43
Views: 4564

Re: Anybody ever build a hush box?

Curious why the standard auto muffler did not help or was not worth it? http://soundproofing.org/images/muffler.jpg How about using a sport motorcycle after market muffler? Certain internet auction sites can be useful in finding a couple good deals...$20-$30? I have dealt with sound proofing with mi...
by atomicray
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: heavy duity accessible MV?
Replies: 75
Views: 4832

Re: heavy duity accessible MV?

So, do I buy one? Make one? (or more accurately when it comes to me and electricity, ask someone to make one for me?) Was this in reference to the trickle charger? If so, you would buy one. There are a couple issues with dealing with mobile chair power...most use two 12vDC batteries in series for 2...
by atomicray
Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: heavy duity accessible MV?
Replies: 75
Views: 4832

Re: heavy duity accessible MV?

That is a great idea that I thought for sure had been mentioned already...I guess great minds and all lol. A smart idea for many reasons...I was talking to my wife this morning, going over some of the design aspects for my planned vehicle...and I brought up a central charging station, for just as yo...
by atomicray
Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: heavy duity accessible MV?
Replies: 75
Views: 4832

Re: heavy duity accessible MV?

Stopping by on a regular basis to see if there is any word from those above. A couple quick notes ...lol...yes a regulation ramp to get the height desired would be 60'+ and would be glorious!...but my thought was to knock it down to 30' with the addition of the winch and safety cables. My short bus ...
by atomicray
Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: heavy duity accessible MV?
Replies: 75
Views: 4832

Re: heavy duity accessible MV?

Ok the basic idea is to get those folks who are regulated to a chair or have limited mobility of some sort up high and under cover/cool for viewing. I had a thought that may be a bit more viable int eh long run than dealing with lifts...gentle ramp with a winch safety cable...when wanting to bring a...

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