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by boog2006 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:44 pm

We're going to be there on the 12th for clean-up day. Free admission! :flex dirty:

I'll post up a planning thread on this to see if anyone is interested...short notice.
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by Conner299 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:09 pm

boog2006 wrote:We're going to be there on the 12th for clean-up day. Free admission! :flex dirty:

I'll post up a planning thread on this to see if anyone is interested...short notice.


April 12th? Would love to, but that's the first day Mud-Madness opens this year. I have some redemption to earn, after my flip there, last year.
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by HARDTRAILZ » Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:22 am

I think I will be down at LBL between June 22 and 29, but not sure what says I will be free to play on trails. We have a family reunion and such going on for several days.
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by Conner299 » Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:53 pm

So... I just found a new product for my camp kitchen. The new Hungry Jack Diner Style Hashbrowns. They are dehydrated, and come in packaging reminiscent of the milk carton you used to get with lunch, back in grade school. Now don't let the fact they are dehydrated turn you off. Nothing is as good as fresh, but these some close. They also solve two big problems. Fresh are a pain to make, and frozen ones get soggy once they thaw out in the cooler. These are easy to make. Just fill the carton with hot water, and wait about 15 min. Pour off the excess, and then fry them up in the skillet. I used butter, salt, and a little pepper. Once they were brown, I smothered them with some queso blanco. That's also another camp kitchen addition. Velveta now sells just sauce packs. Basically shells and cheese without the shells, and a little smaller. They come three packs to a box, and can be found where the Cheese Whiz is. All in all, made a great side dish to go with my Sloppy Joes.
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by HARDTRAILZ » Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:13 pm

Those are pretty good.
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by TBYODA » Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:19 pm

For all you extreme campers out there. :lol:

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by mikekey » Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:50 pm

Done that, pretty common when climbing things that are multi-day climbs. :P
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by TBYODA » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:03 pm

mikekey wrote:Done that, pretty common when climbing things that are multi-day climbs. :P

More power to you :thumleft: :mrgreen: but I know my limits and that it one of them. I keep my feet and bed firmly on the ground. :lol:
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by ErikSS » Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:22 pm

TBYODA wrote: I know my limits and that it one of them. I keep my feet and bed firmly on the ground. :lol:

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by mikekey » Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:13 pm

I haven't been climbing since 2009 though, unless you count the additional rock wall's since then, I don't count those, or the repelling. But it was an experience I'd like to do again. Just nothing to climb in Florida. I see a trend with this state.
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by Conner299 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:22 pm

Not as intense as that, but I have climbed a little. It is rather enjoyable. Too expensive a hobby for my blood, though.
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by mikekey » Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:44 pm

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$299 !!! http://www.roadshower.com/

Actually I suppose considering the materials and labor it's not a bad price, but the DIY form member could probably build the same concept out of PVC and a cut up garden hose for under $70 I'd be willing to guess.
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by HARDTRAILZ » Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:47 pm

Thread about that on GMT I do believe.

here...
http://gmtnation.com/forums/topic/10073 ... ?hl=shower
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by Cable810 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:04 pm

mikekey wrote:Image


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by NC_IslandRunner » Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:46 pm

I am now ok for warm weather camping! 2014 Little Guy 5 Wide, running water and AC!
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by Trail X » Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:18 pm

mikekey wrote:Image

$299 !!! http://www.roadshower.com/

Actually I suppose considering the materials and labor it's not a bad price, but the DIY form member could probably build the same concept out of PVC and a cut up garden hose for under $70 I'd be willing to guess.

I've been thinking about doing that with my OBA... my OBW pump failed so I want to redo it all.


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by RyansTBLS » Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:18 pm

Cable810 wrote:
mikekey wrote:Image


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If it comes with the girl, great deal! :camping:
Otherwise build yourself. :slap: The part I like about it and doing it with the PVC is the height. I have a hanging solar shower that I can mount on the truck, gets warm in about 20 minutes, but because it hangs down you lose the height given by the truck. :safari:
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by Trail X » Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:31 pm

Height doesn't matter with that design because its pressurized.
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by navigator » Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:38 am

NC_IslandRunner wrote:I am now ok for warm weather camping! 2014 Little Guy 5 Wide, running water and AC!
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Congrats Rory, I agree with JD, lift it!
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by ErikSS » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:50 am

Conner299 wrote:Not as intense as that, but I have climbed a little. It is rather enjoyable. Too expensive a hobby for my blood, though.

But offroading isn't too expensive of a hobby?!?!? LOL
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