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by steamjam
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: optimus 8r clone fuel question
Replies: 18
Views: 12686

Re: optimus 8r clone fuel question

That fuel tank so near the frying pan gives me the Hebegebees :lol: I didn't feel comfortable using my Coleman double burner camp stove just because the tank was so close. call me wimpy :lol: I am strictly Origo alcohol stove convert. I like the fact that alcohol vapors go up into the air, not down...
by steamjam
Thu Jul 17, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: I bought a camper (kinda)
Replies: 114
Views: 35073

Re: I bought a camper (kinda)

zelph wrote:So now you got 3, maybe four? :mrgreen: Is the lemon farm on the coast? Have you been doing any bee related activities?


Well, 3 for now but that will go down to just one... :D
by steamjam
Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: optimus 8r clone fuel question
Replies: 18
Views: 12686

Re: optimus 8r clone fuel question

Ok so I've had this Clone 8r for over a year now, and the last 6 months its been used nearly everyday. I am happy to say that its been rock reliable, strong and can cook just about anything I want. It took trial and error to learn how to properly light it, and I run it mostly on Coleman fuel. Cookin...
by steamjam
Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: I bought a camper (kinda)
Replies: 114
Views: 35073

Re: I bought a camper (kinda)

zelph wrote:I'm confused :? :shock: :mrgreen:
That was on your video. What you doing having breakfast on the beach :mrgreen: Did you change your mind? :o


Oh haha. Different van. That's my '89 2wd van.. :)
by steamjam
Tue Jul 15, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: I bought a camper (kinda)
Replies: 114
Views: 35073

Re: I bought a camper (kinda)

coming down the mountain;
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630AM, stopped by the ocean. made breakfast and coffee in the van.
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by steamjam
Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: I bought a camper (kinda)
Replies: 114
Views: 35073

Re: I bought a camper (kinda)

Just for the heck of it I tested the '79s suspension articulation capabilities today.

I'm not too impressed, but better then your average 4x4 Dodge conversion.
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by steamjam
Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: I bought a camper (kinda)
Replies: 114
Views: 35073

Re: I bought a camper (kinda)

Goes good in reverse ;) The terrain doesn't loot suitable for a van....some pretty deep ruts... That road at the end where I got stuck is actually quite steep. The Tcase selector rod popped off and knocked it into neutral so I had no drive in any direction by the end.. :( Thats 100% gravity and 550...
by steamjam
Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: I bought a camper (kinda)
Replies: 114
Views: 35073

Re: I bought a camper (kinda)

by steamjam
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:21 am
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: I bought a camper (kinda)
Replies: 114
Views: 35073

Re: I bought a camper (kinda)

Welp. I did a full inspection of the V-Charger and this has gone from a "polish the turd and go camping" project to a near full tear down and rebuild. Here is the front so ugly only a mother could love it! http://oi57.tinypic.com/24z9i85.jpg Here is the body damage to the driver side quart...
by steamjam
Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I was *really* bored at work....
Replies: 197
Views: 66808

Re: I was *really* bored at work....

Just me making some ramen for myself.

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