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  1. thanks. it has been a great year, lots of...

    thanks. it has been a great year, lots of adventure.
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    a few from Costa Rica

    these are from my year-long adventure in Costa Rica. Hope you enjoy!

    Cheers to all overlanders from the edge of the earth!
    Stuart R. Kent

    a sloth named 'Smiles'
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    a blue jean frog in...
  3. a few from a year in Costa Rica

    Hi guys,

    I am wrapping up a year in Costa Rica, and thought I would share a few images of my adventure with you. I shoot with a Pentax K-5 and f2.8 lenses - an amazing photo rig! The truck is my...
  4. I seem to have tracked down the answers I was...

    I seem to have tracked down the answers I was looking for - FYI:

    $60USD - Handling
    $50 - BL
    $45 - DOC Fee
    $95 - ISF 10+2

    thanks for the responses, and cheers to you from the edge of the...
  5. Anyone know customs fees for shipping US registered car back from Central America?

    I have spent the last year working in Costa Rica. I am now shipping my North Carolina registered 2003 Chevrolet Silverado back home. Does anyone know what the customs process is on the U.S. side and...
  6. Sorry for the late reply, I am working in the...

    Sorry for the late reply, I am working in the rainforest and internet is not always reliable here. My advice to you is to contact a broker here in Costa Rica, inform them of your plans and pay the...
  7. for anyone interested in an easier Costa...

    for anyone interested in an easier Costa Rica/Panama border crossing, I have researched it and know a few people that have done it successfully. I am going to try it, will post the results on this...
  8. I would sincerely appreciate it if you can...

    I would sincerely appreciate it if you can consult your notes, as I will need to renew the tourist permit for the truck. If it cannot be renewed there, perhaps I can travel into Panama through that...
  9. Anyone ever crossed the border from Costa Rica to Panama by way of Rio Serrano?

    I am living temporarily in Costa Rica, and preparing for my first border crossing into Panama. I shipped my truck down from the states, and would like to take the more scenic route through the...
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    all over, working mainly in rural areas - and...

    all over, working mainly in rural areas - and teaching on and off for the National University in Heredia
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    Hello Portal from Costa Rica!

    Happy Holidays from Costa Rica.

    I am a professional Artist, college educator, Fulbright Scholar, world traveler, and passionate off-road enthusiast. I am still fairly new to the portal, so I am...
  12. I guess you got this already, but I have a full...

    I guess you got this already, but I have a full 4" suspension lift. It is a complete Rancho system with add-a-leafs and cast iron riser blocks. I have RS9000XL adjustable shocks. I know a few guys...
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    Spargman

    that is a nice looking bumper. did you have to modify anything to mount it? do you know ~weight? my Buckstop Truckware bumper with the bull bar and 12,500 lb winch adds about 300 lbs.
  14. Sorry, I forgot to mention the rear lights are a...

    Sorry, I forgot to mention the rear lights are a second pair of the same 4" PIAA ATP lights as I have in the front. I should also tell you that I rubber dipped the aluminum diamond plate pieces on...
  15. I agree, they are the best I've seen also, and I...

    I agree, they are the best I've seen also, and I cannot stress enough how nice they are. My truck is a 1/2 ton, with a 5.3 litre gasoline engine.

    It was a happy accident that the Superwinch hawse...
  16. sure thing, not sure what happened there, let's...

    sure thing, not sure what happened there, let's try this again.

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    here are the toolboxes and the under-seat storage solutions - very cool....
  17. These aren't the best quality photos, but you can...

    These aren't the best quality photos, but you can see the truck and accessories clearly enough. The bumpers are 1/4" thick CNC cut, powder coated (and available in almost any color imaginable) mild...
  18. don't know if I'm too late to help with your decision but...

    I have been at this for a long time, and I just outfitted my 2003 Silverado 1500 4x4 Z71 with a pair of Buckstop Truckware 'classic' bumpers and a Superwinch Talon 12,500lb. submersible winch with...
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    Sticky: Costa Rica Chevy.

    New to the Portal - great resource everyone, thanks!
    I started a thread about my upcoming project in Costa Rica, under the Central America heading in the Portal - I welcome your insights. Until a...
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