Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-19-2012   #21
slickhorn's Avatar
Seattle, Washington
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 365
Just cause everyone is trashing on the guy who said, essentially, "please don't be a jackass" ....

I love tunes, and always take them. Earbuds in the tent, or hiking, or on groover patrol. all good.

But I've also been on several trips where other parties were downright rude with their tunes. Rolled in to camp opposite us at dusk, and cranked Eminem on the boombox till midnight. Another trip, someone brought an amp for midnight safety fueled jam session. for the love of god ....

DONT BE THAT GUY. All they had to do was camp somewhere without neighbors, and I got nuthin' bad to say. But don't impact my trip like that please. I'm trying to listen to the birds and the wind.

Pretty sweet rig -- nice work!

slickhorn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2012   #22
wildh2onriver's Avatar
irvine, California
Paddling Since: 1987
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,197
There's always THAT guy nowadays. There always was -- there's just more of them now.

wildh2onriver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2012   #23
Rainy Northwest, Washington
Paddling Since: 1980
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 460
JW Powell would have given "that guy" a one-armed beating.
swiftwater15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012   #24
mrkyak's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 311
Gaurontied I'm not that guy. My idea was to share ways and
Means of taking pride in creating your own river proof sound

Thanks buzzards for all the nice comments.

14 days to launch.....
mrkyak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012   #25
Truckee, California
Paddling Since: 98
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 8
Great set-up! Continually impressed with all you river peeps ingenuity and thank you for sharing. Have an AMAZING Grand trip and enjoy rocking out some solo dance moves on your rig to keep warm!
nottalocal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2012   #26
JonasJ's Avatar
Woodland Park, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1998
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 48
Mrkayak, nice work! Here is my Rioradio. I was thinking of some kind of mass production but Eco beat me to it. It went down the grand with me in 2011. I charge the 10ah sla battery with a 13 watt solar panel while on the river. it gave us music for dinner and will rock the beach for 6-8 hours. A 20ah battery would be better but wouldn't fit in the box. I am not an mp3 type so I installed Serious satellite radio that is remotely controlled through the view window. I have submerged it, the waterproof speakers did fine. I am currently working on a solar cocktail ice maker. By the way if i'm that guy that is ruining your outdoor experience tell me, most have said its awesome!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0896.jpg
Views:	162
Size:	951.0 KB
ID:	5364   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0897.jpg
Views:	142
Size:	885.4 KB
ID:	5365  

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0900.jpg
Views:	165
Size:	889.5 KB
ID:	5366   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0898.jpg
Views:	161
Size:	892.1 KB
ID:	5367  

JonasJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2012   #27
mrkyak's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 311
Looks great. How is the reception in the canyon?
mrkyak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2012   #28
caverdan's Avatar
C. Springs, Colorado
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,443
Nice set up Jonas. After you invent the ice about a retractable stripper pole? Bet that thing would sound awsome in stone river!! mentioned using an inverter to charge things in camp. You'll save on battery power if you can charge them direct from the battery using car chargers. Just a thought.
caverdan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2012   #29
JonasJ's Avatar
Woodland Park, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1998
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 48
Hmm retractable eh, alright done you find the talent. The reception was 100% we had a rule of no news channels though. I charged a couple iPods and cameras for others during layover days. The solar panel had to be hooked up because if the voltage drops below 11.5 volts the inverter shuts down another reason for a bigger battery. If the radio was left on and the battery drained, it would take a couple days of solar charging to fully charge.
JonasJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2012   #30
mrkyak's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 311
Thanks carverdan I was wondering if the inverter used power to do its thing. I'll go strictly 12v auto chargers.

As a backup I got a K Tore hand crank generator, anybody have experience with these?

mrkyak is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Potential river closure on Piedra River April 15-30, 2012 RosWu Whitewater Kayaking 6 04-29-2012 10:07 PM
Nuclear Plant- Green River,UT- river/water use APPROVED coloradogem Whitewater Kayaking 10 01-27-2012 03:33 PM
River Protection Workgroup for the Upper Animas River Kicks off Thursday. kentford Whitewater Kayaking 0 06-22-2011 03:03 PM
DEATH of the river, who's participating, whos river/community is next? Updated Poll! jonas_f Whitewater Kayaking 15 07-10-2008 04:54 PM
Salt River AZ or Gila River NM multi-day, any Betas? tuckermax Kayaking | Trip Planner 8 03-17-2008 03:06 PM

» Classified Ads

posted by Rendezvous River Sports


Liquidlogic El Jefe

posted by CFriday

2008 LiquidLogic El Jefe. Stopped paddling in 2008, been...

Pyranha S6F

posted by CFriday

2008 Pyranha S6F. Stopped paddling in 2008, been stored in...

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.