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    From the old towing rig to the new. Both are '75...

    From the old towing rig to the new. Both are '75 Scouts. Ya gotta believe in karma.
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    And SOLD....

    SOLD to the man in the '75 Yellow Scout. The same thing I'd been pulling this trailer with these last 20 years.
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    Pack Mule trailer with Autohome RTT

    I am selling, without enthusiasm, my Pack Mule trailer. I bought the kit from Reinard Helder Manufacturing of Marysville in 1992. He was famous for building trailers and trailer kits to be used on...
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    Rob, as a Scout owner of 33 years I've seen many...

    Rob, as a Scout owner of 33 years I've seen many builds and yours has some of the best fabrication I've seen yet. It does my IH red heart good to see someone bring a Binder to this level. I can't...
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    My parents ran a small business for over 30 years...

    My parents ran a small business for over 30 years and my dad taught his four kids a very basic rule for life. "There is no such thing as a good excuse."
    I later held to a quote from another famous...
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    My dad had one under the seat of our '55 GMC Suburban. It was called a Chuffer and was quite simple. There is a check valve in the unit so that when the cylinder goes to a down stroke the check valve...
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    I bought my ARB MT-35 six years ago and have...

    I bought my ARB MT-35 six years ago and have never regretted it. When not riding in the back of our Scout it does garage duty keeping the beer cold. After six years of 24/7 the cooling system...
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    It's good to see some Binder Iron on the site....

    It's good to see some Binder Iron on the site. Here is the '75 that I've been driving since I bought it from the original owner in '79. It still does snow trips, desert trips, mountain trips and IH...
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    Over the last 33 years with our Scout we’ve gone through the same questions as posed here. It was always a compromise and it became an evolution. First was the Scout and two of us in a tent. The...
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    I cut out wood plates for the handle and the tip...

    I cut out wood plates for the handle and the tip of the shovel to hold the shovel in place, those panels are screwed into the trailer wall. I drilled holes through the handle and shovel tip, through...
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    Nice layout. Where did you source the HD sliders?

    Nice layout. Where did you source the HD sliders?
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    I've had a Volcano II for a few years. I've...

    I've had a Volcano II for a few years. I've grilled on it, set a Dutch oven in it and put a wok on top of it. When finished cooking I drop pieces of oak into it and have a nice warming fire. It sets...
  13. Bought an Engle 35 about five years ago and have...

    Bought an Engle 35 about five years ago and have never had a moment of regret. I've made cold water in Nevada and passed out ice cream bars three days into the White Rim Trail. A little planning and...
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    Bad news to post: I drove by the Squeeze Inn...

    Bad news to post: I drove by the Squeeze Inn yesterday and they've closed. There is a banner out front stating they quit because of the lawsuit and asked not to sue him again. Too bad!
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    Hello Marcus, I dropped by for lunch today and...

    Hello Marcus, I dropped by for lunch today and the mushroom soup was great. I've lived about five blocks away for 24 years so I'll be back to try the chili.
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    Cactus... my 12" DO sits with the two bosses for...

    Cactus... my 12" DO sits with the two bosses for the wire handle resting on the edge of the Volcano II. Sitting on those two points the DO hangs inside over the briquets but the legs don't quite...
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    I bought one about a year ago. So far I've cooked...

    I bought one about a year ago. So far I've cooked in my 12" dutch oven and with my wok on it. It did both very well. After cooking I've used it as a fire pit with small pieces of firewood. It did...
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    Sticky: Originally Posted by slimtwo Hello Lou, Hey...

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    Hello Lou,

    Hey that first picture you posted, that wasn't by chance the Mojave Road trail head was it? It sure looks alot like it at any rate.
    Nice rig, looking...
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    Sticky: Here is our '75 IH and our Packmule trailer I...

    Here is our '75 IH and our Packmule trailer I built in 1990. In about 2000 or so I bought the RTT and quit sleeping on the ground. With our Engle freezer in the truck we're good to go disappear with...
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    Hello Poorboyota26. When I intalled the RTT on...

    Hello Poorboyota26. When I intalled the RTT on top of the trailer I had to clamp the lid shut. Now to get at our gear I just remove the tailgate and I've got a piece of ply on furniture slides that I...
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    Here is our Pack Mule after towing and tweeking...

    Here is our Pack Mule after towing and tweeking it for 18 years. The RTT I bought from Mario at AT a few years ago and now we're warm and comfortable.
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    I looked at a number of prefab water tanks and...

    I looked at a number of prefab water tanks and couldn't find one that fit cleanly. I talked to an RV supply shop and he refered me to a guy that made custom tanks. I measured out what I needed and...
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    I had a fellow Scout owner recommend the Fireade...

    I had a fellow Scout owner recommend the Fireade 2000 extinguisher. They can be found at www.fireadesource.com. The demos on the site are impressive. It keeps the fire from restarting once out and...
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    I bought this trailer as a kit called a Packmule...

    I bought this trailer as a kit called a Packmule from a welder in Marysville some 18 years ago. It's been a constant evolution since. All tolled I've probably got about $4,000.00 or so in it and...
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    I always like a long glass of Boddington's Ale at...

    I always like a long glass of Boddington's Ale at the end of the drive.
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