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  1. There's only one rule of thumb, really. Use...

    There's only one rule of thumb, really. Use components that are rated for 60VDC, or more. You cannot guess that a switch rated at whatever VAC will work for what you want it to, with DC current. ...
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    This is more amazing free marketing than any...

    This is more amazing free marketing than any decent brand should ever expect in a lifetime.

    Rent a hotel room or a garage bay or a storage container. Pull in your three or whatever bikes, and...
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    From that story, the HD press release: ...

    From that story, the HD press release:

    "Charging can be completed using the on-board Level 1 charger that plugs into a standard household outlet with a power cord that stores below the motorcycle...
  4. ...dumbass engineers. Or is it marketing people,...

    ...dumbass engineers. Or is it marketing people, who knows? (cares)

    "TED! LEARN FROM OUR MISTAKES!" >throws wrench in my general direction<

    -Steve Perica, eldest brother of the infamous and...
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    They are saying a lot of things. The original...

    They are saying a lot of things. The original prototypes didn't have chargers. Do you see a DC fast charger on these mockups? Or any charger?

    Somebody in marketing slapped some bodywork on one...
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    (I should add that's for only the print version)...

    (I should add that's for only the print version) ^^^
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    OOOoooOOhhh TWENNY PERCENTS Get 20% off...

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    TWENNY PERCENTS

    Get 20% off until Nov ! !! Use this code:

    TWENTY18
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    There's no new information in that story other...

    There's no new information in that story other than they posted "Thank You" on their Facebook page.
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    No worries - I don't know how to do things like...

    No worries - I don't know how to do things like make my phone run my bike, so I try to help where I can! :D

    OK, so yeah, if it looks OK there, you may be using weird settings that are rendering...
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    OK here's what I've got. A little more detail...

    OK here's what I've got. A little more detail from you on what you did would be helpful, but with what I've got, here goes.

    Most of the GoPro cameras that I could find shoot MP4 files, but with...
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    ...still looking for an answer to this. ...

    ...still looking for an answer to this. :rolleyes:

    Which model GoPro do you have?
  12. Thread: Aerial Ace

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    Yeah, that's from Ariel Motor Co, a UK based...

    Yeah, that's from Ariel Motor Co, a UK based company with a presence in the US as well. Here's their history:
    https://www.arielna.com/history/

    If you look through that, in what, 2005 I think,...
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    Based on what I've been told, not really in the...

    Based on what I've been told, not really in the Silicon Valley culture, as I explained above. I don't know the percentage, but there's a lot more tolerance and interest in emerging, developing tech.
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    The only episodes I've seen of Shark Tank, they...

    The only episodes I've seen of Shark Tank, they were only concerned with potential profitability, not the nature of the tech at all, so yeah, no, I don't think you're gonna see that.
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    I've read two books - Bottled Lightning...

    I've read two books - Bottled Lightning, and Powerhouse - about battery development, and I don't share your optimism about a "next-gen battery" being developed any time soon. Sorry. I certainly...
  16. "Any number of things can happen to that...

    "Any number of things can happen to that switch!"?

    ANY NUMBER OF THINGS? LIKE WHAT THINGS???

    lol you should know better than to give me a shot like that.

    :cool:

    Also, check out the...
  17. I just hit the mother lode:...

    I just hit the mother lode: https://advancedextrication.com/2014/01/service-safety-disconnects/

    Lists the Service and Emergency disconnects for several cars.
  18. So, since Tesla was brought up in StevO's build...

    So, since Tesla was brought up in StevO's build thread, and I've been minding the phones in the office, (ie, bored AF) I did a little of the ol' Googlin'. Tesla has a page for Emergency Responders,...
  19. @StevO - OK, so basically we disagree on only one...

    @StevO - OK, so basically we disagree on only one point, that an off-road motorcycle, well, I'd argue any motorcycle, is hazardous enough to make a $40 cutoff prudent. Or not.
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    Alta Shutters

    From Asphalt and Rubber: https://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/alta-motors-ceases-operations/?fbclid=IwAR0YEYZ1Yip2LfqRhm7C8EeaPc8xkTiUt8u29dVq6vC3uSjK2MzD5TbKT2Q
  21. 8056 I'd rather hear you say, "GEE TED, YOU...

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    I'd rather hear you say, "GEE TED, YOU MAY BE RIGHT!" but like I said, I have a 24 year old son. I have realistic expectations. :D You did however say "maybe" so I'll take it.
  22. mmmm. Chicken Curry. I'll be right over. :D ...

    mmmm. Chicken Curry. I'll be right over. :D

    Funny you should mention petcocks. I have never, ever, had a manual petcock leak, and I've ridden for almost as long as Richard. I can't say the...
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    OK, this is kind of off-the-wall for ElMoto, but...

    OK, this is kind of off-the-wall for ElMoto, but I'm super exited about it. It's an idea I had about 10 years ago:

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    Many artists use photographs for source material. Many years ago, we...
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    Sorry, I completely missed this. Mostly...

    Sorry, I completely missed this.

    Mostly things right off the pack. The thing that comes to mind first is wear/rubbing on the cable before the fuse. It depends on where you locate your pack,...
  25. Pro: - Easy, fast disconnect for working on...

    Pro:

    - Easy, fast disconnect for working on the bike. (Depending on where your battery terminals are, it's not often too convenient to disconnect the pack using them. Also, if your terminals...
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