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Completed: TECORE 9- "FOG CORE"

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by boog2006 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:48 pm

dvanbramer88 wrote:I got a 90 on that test I took early to go on TECORE. Class average was a 78. I'm happy.


Nice.
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by Trail X » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:21 pm

Saturday:

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Sweet sleeping arrangement!
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Here's the notorious rock climb (thanks to Matt's friend, sorry I forget your name, for these shots!):
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This is all that was captured of Matt's flying attack on the rocks... we're pretty sure all 4 tires were off the ground at one point.
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by Cable810 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:34 pm

Would be an awesome calendar cover!! Looks like y'all had fun as allways!!

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by JorDaneeKey » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:37 pm

The last two shots are beautiful. Need to go in the camera/photo thread.
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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:37 pm

There is plenty of calendar worthy shots from this TECORE. Those pictures could be my chance to sneak my way into the calender this year 8-)
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by RyansTBLS » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:49 pm

:Iagree: Starting to think it's a good idea to have a pickup on these excursions just to haul firewood :camping:
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by Cable810 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:54 pm

RyansTBLS wrote::Iagree: Starting to think it's a good idea to have a pickup on these excursions just to haul firewood :camping:


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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:17 pm

RyansTBLS wrote::Iagree: Starting to think it's a good idea to have a pickup on these excursions just to haul firewood :camping:


I said the same thing on the past 2 TECOREs. I've "proven" that a group over SUVs on an overland adventure need a pickup to fill a support role. I hauled the firewood and the diff that was "too heavy" to ride in ErikSS truck. On T8 they threw a muddy strap and shovel in my bed also.
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by RyansTBLS » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:25 pm

I think your pickup is right size to carry gear and still narrow enough to go on the trails, and capable enough to crawl. :safari: With the Warn outings they have a massive pickup that's the official offroad recovery vehicle. But it doesn't fit on most of the trails like a support vehicle, it's job is to winch you out of a ravine and then tow you home. :lurk:
Awesome pictures by the way, hope you guys got a lot more. :lurk:
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by ErikSS » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:42 pm

dvanbramer88 wrote:. I hauled the firewood and the diff that was "too heavy" to ride in ErikSS truck.

Well... It was too heavy to wheel with it sitting on my cooler! LOL
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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:44 pm

I didn't doubt you, lol
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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:41 pm

Erik, here is a "scumbag steve" meme I made just for you.

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by ErikSS » Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:31 pm

I was just trying to save fuel. I swear. :finger:
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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:37 pm

I call bull. Rock crawling with 6 liter is a terrible place to start to "try and save fuel" :finger:
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by TBYODA » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:35 pm

I think next time we should make him use street tries :finger:
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by NC_IslandRunner » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:53 pm

Anyone we know?

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by dvanbramer88 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:59 pm

:lol:


I think I know a guy...
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by ErikSS » Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:13 pm

NC_IslandRunner wrote:Anyone we know?

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My name is ErikSS and I approve of this message.
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by JorDaneeKey » Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:24 am

Hey Eric, what kind of MPGs did you get on this trip?
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by dvanbramer88 » Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:13 am

Offroad me and him got about the same. Right around 8. IDK about highway.
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