July 30th, 2007

Ride Share from LA to BM

hey guys!

is here anyone looking to share a ride from LA to BM? i'm living in NYC but planning on going to LA in August to visit my friend and then head out to Burning Man from there. i don't have valid driving license but ready to share any expanses and trip talks. please, let me know if you or anyone you know would be interested.

MANY THANX

innings@mail.ru
508-369-5049
vortex

Generator use tips

This year our camp is going to have our own gasoline generator. We are looking for any useful input, tips and sharing of experience on this topic. Below is a list of questions that I had from the top of my head. If you could give any other valuable information or links, that would be much appreciated.

1) Air filter - what's the practical interval to clean it considering all the dust what's in the air?
2) Do you place the generator directly on the playa or build some support surface?
3) Noise - I've seen some people building enclosure (like simple plywood box) to reduce noise. Any tips on this? Does it help to use some sort of noise insulation material?
4) What's the good distance from other camp structures for the generator placement?
5) Any good tips on how to safely store gasoline?
6) How much oil is usually being consumed by a generator? What amount of extra oil should we plan to have?
7) Is it difficult to change oil? Do we need to have anything specific for the task?
8) Do you ground your generator? If yes, how?

Thanks to anyone replied!