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mdavid01


Aug 15, 2006, 3:13 PM
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What Blaster/Radios are you guys taking on the big walls?
I'm debating making one for next years valley run because I can't find what I really want.
It only needs to plug into the ipod, which will be charged solar during the day using the solio http://www.solarstyleinc.com/detail.php?ID=4
Amplified speakers could be powered by the panels at
http://www.solarstyleinc.com/detail.php?ID=4
My goal would be something loud enough to rock in a calming way; but would mitigate battery consumption through solar panel use.
Unless you guys already know which brands use few batteries and are just fine as is......


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Aug 15, 2006, 3:52 PM
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do you already have one of those chargers? does it work pretty good?


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i kinda had the impresion that those solar powered doohickies just wouldn't do the trick.


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my buddy uses an I-pod with attachable battery pack that takes standard AAs or something, and these cool padded Eagle Creek brand travel speakers.

I ussualy have some piece of shit from target that barely picks up the Hawk.


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Leave the blaster at home and use something with ear phones. Some of us prefer more natural sounds.

And loud Harleys suck.


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My buddy Greg stole his sister's pink ghetto blaster and reinforced the handle with duct tape. We pulled up an ill-fated attempt on Lunar Ecstacy blasting NWA and Eminem tapes, super funny and oggd times.


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http://www.styleant.com/...13-ghettoblaster.jpg

it's even backed up, for redundancy...


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my buddy uses an I-pod with attachable battery pack that takes standard AAs or something

picked one of these up (and a package of AA Duracell batts) at costco last summer for my ZM trip. Nice for long leads and jugging to clean. They RULE! Some Altec-Lansing speakers that take the same size batts might also be handy for the anchor.


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There is a new battery pack you can get at best buy or circut city that is tiny (a biit bigger than a 9v battery). It takes 1 9v and lasts about 8 hours. That and some small sony speakers work great!


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