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by Tiahaar
Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 189300

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

Bus thread bump! Great basic schoolie conversion plan MB, go for it. That's the great thing with these big metal shells on wheels you can build them however works for your project. Mine gets worked on a little bit more each week, even had a visit from Elliot not long ago, who said (understatedly) 'w...
by Tiahaar
Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bike Builders Unite
Replies: 752
Views: 64548

Re: Bike Builders Unite

Aaaaaaand - it's on sale for $270 shipped: your tip got me one, thankies! (also the mart place just dropped price again woohoo) my humble opinion is that the beast is fine for the playa, extra gears are nice on the dolo for trails though. I have a furred beast for desert riding and converted the do...
by Tiahaar
Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Scream if you received a STEP ticket
Replies: 232
Views: 13341

Re: Scream if you received a STEP ticket

If you could hie to Kolob In the twinkling of an eye, And then continue onward With that same speed to fly, Do you think that you could ever, Through all eternity, Find out the generation Where Gods began to be? Or see the grand beginning, Where space did not extend? Or view the last creation, Where...
by Tiahaar
Fri May 16, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Don't forget to panic - 100 DAYS!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 2579

Re: Don't forget to panic - 100 DAYS!!!

3 1/2 months, yeah, getting close...
100 days...meh, lotsa time...
14 weekends remaining...AAAAAAAGH!!!! panicpanic
(its how my mind processes things)
by Tiahaar
Tue May 13, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: challenging "the Temple"
Replies: 315
Views: 34208

Re: challenging "the Temple"

we could rebuild and repurpose Uchronia as The Templetm, one of my all time favorite pieces on the playa 8)
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by Tiahaar
Fri May 09, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: challenging "the Temple"
Replies: 315
Views: 34208

Re: challenging "the Temple"

ooooh the Jackrabbit notes a change of temple builders today: 'Update: The 2014 Burning Man Temple We're announcing an unexpected change for Burning Man 2014: this year's Temple in Black Rock City will not be the previously announced Temple of Descendents. Unfortunately artist Ross Asselstine was un...
by Tiahaar
Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: travel trailer tips?
Replies: 50
Views: 3946

Re: travel trailer tips?

2 of my favorite burner friends and their excellent tips in this thread, hiya Elliot an Captain GD! And ha yes trailers are ALWAYS testing the driver's skills...sometimes the driver loses...don't be that driver. My little bit of advice for those that don't do a lot of regular trailer towing, and are...
by Tiahaar
Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Cube Shade Shelter
Replies: 17
Views: 1670

Re: Cube Shade Shelter

EMT conduit is a lot stronger than PVC. Yes indeed and even better the 1-7/8" galvanized tubing for canopies could do all that you want and last forever,TherapIst :) The 90 degree 3-way corners are kinda expensive, like $15-18 each for the 8 that you'd need, and the 16ga 1-7/8" galvanized steel tub...
by Tiahaar
Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme Camps
Topic: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room
Replies: 475
Views: 23168

Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Tap Room

MyDearFriend wrote:...with Comfy-Butt Bunny's head right up in my crotch. :shock: :D ...
I just giggled way too much at that mental image, I have an old stuffed animal that is now bound for a new use :D
by Tiahaar
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 189300

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

ha yes EspressoDude. I should save it all and make a mock control station on some playa mutant machine :D work continues, this weekend the headlight assemblies should go in, maybe start reframing the windshield area. on that cng bus Elliot have they considered converting back to regular gas? hafta r...
by Tiahaar
Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:58 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 189300

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

the joys of retrieving a bus heheheh....pic needed Elliot!
by Tiahaar
Sun Mar 23, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 189300

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

I think you bought a space shuttle instead of a bus! :shock: Ha! like the messed up one the evil doers built in 'Buckaroo Bonzai....' heheheh Current progress pic to amuse the bus nuts out there. Most of the front end wood had dry rot so out it came, down to solid frame now and building back with a...
by Tiahaar
Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: I just want to wear normal clothes
Replies: 148
Views: 21681

Re: I just want to wear normal clothes

clothes. meh.
by Tiahaar
Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Alternatives To Bicycles
Replies: 35
Views: 3846

Re: Alternatives To Bicycles

I brought a kickbike a couple years, not as nice as this one (image from http://kickbike.com/kickbike-scooters/ , mine was homemade), but worked nicely...these things seem not so well known in the USA yet. Kind of like an adult kiddy scooter, light and fun. It worked really well to get around on the...
by Tiahaar
Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:46 am
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Welding? Tips? First welder?
Replies: 18
Views: 3496

Re: Welding? Tips? First welder?

There is an ironic truth that an experienced welder can 'make-do' with a cheapie scaryfright welder, but the things are harder than a pro model for a hobbyist to use...kinda like a pro musician can make a crappy instrument sound much better than it should. I personally love love my old Lincoln stick...
by Tiahaar
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bike Builders Unite
Replies: 752
Views: 64548

Re: Bike Builders Unite

Ah dang I is envious Canoe!! You're gettin a Dolo!! And now they're out online grrrr... I want one toooooo ... :P Hey on that bike wheel bearing thing there is a chance that one ball is bigger than the others (that's what she said nyuk nyuk) that would cause that trouble...or less likely the cones/b...
by Tiahaar
Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: School Bus 101, long technical post
Replies: 684
Views: 189300

Re: School Bus 101, long technical post

I was just telling Elliot about the wiring mess in my busII dash and promised a picture...isn't it beautiful (ly terrifying...) http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3666/12870957675_8d5d4045bc.jpg That was this morning, now everything but the air lines and steering column are out, including all the wood fr...
by Tiahaar
Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Art car construction
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Re: Art car construction

Good point ED, (and Elliot reminded me too, heh), I gave out just enough information to get the guy in trouble...yes a selector valve is needed to close off whichever master cylinder is not being used...and whoever does this ought to know about proper bleeding of lines etc...etc... Dual controls are...
by Tiahaar
Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Art car construction
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Re: Art car construction

a) bell cranks and pushrods attached to the lower set of pedals extending up to the roof pedal's bell cranks and pushrods b) actual dual controls with, for instance, another brake master cylinder with hydraulics T-d into the existing one, cables to the throttle actuator, etc... have a qualified mech...
by Tiahaar
Wed Feb 26, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Passes
Replies: 76
Views: 4949

Re: Vehicle Passes

OK WOW tickets are sold out in record time!!

So how about Vehicle Passes?? Everybody get one that wanted one?? Any of them still left?? Capt. Godammit an I (among other ner-do-wells) have to know these things :D
by Tiahaar
Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Preparing To Be Nude
Replies: 289
Views: 116059

Re:

My boundaries are "don't get my glasses wet"! Same here Sham...goes for those wonderful cooling misting sprays too 8) This is a great positive body image thread, time to resurrect it. I've got some extra holiday calories to burn off, maybe a new tattoo to get decorated with, peenerweight gifts to w...
by Tiahaar
Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: One item for BMan 2014 a day
Replies: 1604
Views: 62332

Re: One item for BMan 2014 a day

my camp chairs arrived! my favorite style for the playa, love the good aluminum models, woot had great deal on some steel ones
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by Tiahaar
Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: How many tickets sold so far?
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: How many tickets sold so far?

the link to presale tickets has disappeared sometime between Wednesday and today ;-)
by Tiahaar
Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Low Income Ticket Sale Timeline
Replies: 17
Views: 979

Re: Low Income Ticket Sale Timeline

http://www.cowism.com/uploads/5/3/6/3/5363764/5804187.jpg?361 Sacred Cows, even Burning Man has them :wink: if it helps, think of the LIT program as a juried art show where a panel of judges (BMORG) uses subjective requirements to alot a certain number of entrants a wild-card low priced entry. They...
by Tiahaar
Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme
Topic: gotta have a 2014 Street Name thread
Replies: 53
Views: 4676

gotta have a 2014 Street Name thread

OK I am shocked, shocked that there is not a 2014 Caravansary Guess-the-Street-Names thread yet, so here is one, add on or start an official one as you see fit.

I like Dromedary for D. That is all.

T Keru
by Tiahaar
Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: RV incentive.
Replies: 34
Views: 2615

Re: RV incentive.

LOL! Actually I was thinking of bringing the Starship Palomino AND the Silver Gryphon...you know, to spread the weight of 4 people out a bit on those delicate roads...hey and if the Gryphon tows the Palomino towing your camper truck towing the boat trailer we can all get in using just one pass huh! ...
by Tiahaar
Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:17 am
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: RV incentive.
Replies: 34
Views: 2615

Re: RV incentive.

'New for 2014, in order to reduce traffic loads into the event BMORG has announced a new RV-by-Train service from Reno, NV to the playa. The Vehicle Pass plus a small additional fee gets you a spot on the ultimate caravan to Burning Man.' http://www.rvfreewheelin.com/mexico1104b.gif p.s. I like thi...
by Tiahaar
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: 2014 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Passes and Burning Man Traffic Issues
Replies: 297
Views: 11309

Re: Vehicle Passes and Burning Man Traffic Issues

I just look at it as if main sale tickets went up $47 this year (about what was expected, and don't forget that $7 service fee they are adding to the VP) and if you don't need a 'vehicle pass' you get a $47 discount. Because I could I've always gone the early sale route but may risk the main sale th...
by Tiahaar
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: 2014 Theme
Topic: Kinda late this year?
Replies: 40
Views: 4713

Tamanawas

Regardless, the Wikipedia article on 'potlatch' is an enlightening read, highly recommended: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potlatch I could see Mr. Harvey masterfully developing the theme along those lines :wink: The information on how governments sought to ban the practice is especially revealing...
by Tiahaar
Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:34 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bike Builders Unite
Replies: 752
Views: 64548

Re: Bike Builders Unite

aaaaand now they are back to normal price, just a TDay special it seems. I like your idea Captain!

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