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TECORE XIII - April 28th-30th GWNF

Trips/trails in the eastern part of the U.S. (loosely follows the Eastern Time Zone)
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by NC_IslandRunner » Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:46 pm

Finally gonna do this, TECORE is back!

Meeting Location the usual, parking lot by Wal-mart gas station.

151 Burgess Rd
Harrisonburg VA 22801

Coordinates 38.433261 N, -78.854661 W

Be there and ready to pull out by 10AM, We will only wait for 30mins before we roll.
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by HARDTRAILZ » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:13 am

2 months to prepare for a 1000 mile roadtrip...may be doable.

Thanks for locking something in Rory
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by Anthony Hernandez » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:21 pm

It's 1k for you Kyle? Holy shit man. I'm down for then, I'll take my time off work like 1-2 days out, but count me in!
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by HARDTRAILZ » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:44 pm

Has been every time. Plus the 100 or so in the woods. It's a bit of a haul and some fuel money.
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by Trail X » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:45 pm

I should be good to go. Looking forward to it! It's been a while.
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by dvanbramer88 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:02 pm

Shit, I should be good. I need to finish my bumper and skids and finally install my lift.
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by Regulator1175 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:42 am

Yup, I think I may have to go.
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by Trail X » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:21 pm

This is a reminder to newer guys, this trip isn't a hardcore wheeling trip. It will tax your suspension a bit on the rutted dirt roads, but overall its not bad. We used to say that you just need a lift, some A/Ts or M/Ts, and some camping gear.

For those that don't know the format, its generally a three-day, two night off-grid trip. Although, we're close enough to civilization that you can bug out at any time, which some people have taken advantage of in the past.

It can be relaxing trip for experienced wheelers, and a good introductory trip for first-timers, with exciting bits for everyone.

Here's a video of the last event we held, it was a good time. (Don't get scared by the portion with the big rock ledge, its an optional thing.)

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by dvanbramer88 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:45 pm

I'm good to take off that friday.
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by bartonmd » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:11 pm

I'm out. Got entirely too much to do before baby #2 comes mid-summer, not to mention trying to save vacation time. (with the week I took off in January with a strained back muscle and the almost week I've taken off, combined with the sicknesses going around this winter... Yay toddler in daycare!)

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by NC_IslandRunner » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:38 pm

Picked up a 16ft trailer so I can pull the crappy g80 and weld the gears, the TrailBlazer has it's own chariot to tote it around!
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by Moots1288 » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:35 pm

I think I'm going to have to make this one as well..
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by Regulator1175 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:50 am

So how are plans progressing for everyone? Are we getting confident and close enough to start a list? I am in. The Voy has a new engine, trans, and transfer case and is ready to go. I need to work out a new roof rack, after forcefully removing my last on a tree. A few other odds and ends to clean up / add and it will be back to its former glory!
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by NC_IslandRunner » Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:51 pm

Been a busy couple of weeks. like Matt said lets get the list goning!

In for sure:

NC_IslandRunner- Rory
Regulator1175- Matt

Copy and add your name if you are in!
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by Trail X » Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:41 pm

In for sure:

NC_IslandRunner- Rory
Regulator1175- Matt

90%:
Trail X- James- might have to meet you at the campsite Friday night
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by dvanbramer88 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:09 am

In for sure:

NC_IslandRunner- Rory
Regulator1175- Matt
Dvanbramer88+girlfriend- Dave & Kim

90%:
Trail X- James- might have to meet you at the campsite Friday night
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by bljis123 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:50 am

In for sure:

NC_IslandRunner- Rory
Regulator1175- Matt
Dvanbramer88+girlfriend- Dave & Kim
bljis123 (Brett Jantzen)

90%:
Trail X- James- might have to meet you at the campsite Friday night
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by Trail X » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:10 pm

We had better spread the word about this. Is Robert not coming?? What about some of the other local VA people?
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by TBYODA » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:33 am

Trail X wrote:We had better spread the word about this. Is Robert not coming?? What about some of the other local VA people?

Probably not James I got summoned for jury duty that week. So unless I get let go early I most likely won't be there.
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by Anthony Hernandez » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:23 pm

In for sure:

NC_IslandRunner- Rory
Regulator1175- Matt
Dvanbramer88+girlfriend- Dave & Kim
bljis123 (Brett Jantzen)
Anthony Hernandez + ol' ball and chain

90%:
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