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  1. Thread: CB antennae

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    Thanks for all the information. I have some...

    Thanks for all the information. I have some reading to do but it looks like I don't have to do anything about the missing ball.

    I have to lean toward safety as its main function.
  2. Thread: CB antennae

    by gwittman
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    CB antennae

    I have a Wilson 1000 antennae and have a question about it. It had a small metal ball on the tip. That ball came off on my last trip. I don't know the function of it, will the loss of it have any...
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    Some more of day 7. This is an interesting...

    Some more of day 7.
    This is an interesting passage on our way up to Imogene Pass.
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    I don't recall the name of this pass but found it interesting how some people manage to get their SUVs up...
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    Here are some more photos from day 6. This is a...

    Here are some more photos from day 6.
    This is a view from Cinnamon Pass.
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    A view of our vehicles at Cinnamon Pass with all those side-bys trekking with us.
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    A view of the mill ruins...
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    It appears Frenchie is not the only one that gets...

    It appears Frenchie is not the only one that gets confused. I got nights 3 and 5 mixed up. I guess that makes me officially an Ol' Fart.
    Here are a couple pictures of our climb on day 4. ...
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    I just happen to have a picture of the beaver...

    I just happen to have a picture of the beaver pond with the flying fish. So, most of that story is true. The fish were shy and would not pose for me.
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    Here are some more photos of the Flat top area....

    Here are some more photos of the Flat top area.
    This one is of some ancient fossils of small creatures that are embedded in the shelf rock in many places. Frenchie wanted a good close up to talk...
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    Maybe Frenchie was confused (Ol' Farts do that...

    Maybe Frenchie was confused (Ol' Farts do that sometimes). You had to lose 50 lbs of mud on your trailer after we left Flat Tops.

    The trail up to Flat Tops was a new experience for me. I am...
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    My brother worked for the company that built the...

    My brother worked for the company that built the fiberglass part of the Wildernest. He found several tents for me at an auction at the original plant about 15 years ago. I will contact him to see...
  10. I don't ride a motorcycle but I race an open top...

    I don't ride a motorcycle but I race an open top car in the rain sometimes. I have found that car wax like Nu Finish liquid does a good job of beading up the rain and a little head wind blows it...
  11. Ace, It sounds like your decision to turn...

    Ace, It sounds like your decision to turn around, when heading up to Cerro Gordo, was a good one.
  12. Martin, Goler Wash was not a problem. It was...

    Martin, Goler Wash was not a problem. It was going east down hill after Mengel Pass that was difficult. It was not so much the incline or decline, it was the many large rocks that we had to climb...
  13. Michael, I have to say, you could not have made...

    Michael, I have to say, you could not have made it through there with out some serious damage to the bottom of your Ranger even with the most skilled spotter. I was very careful going over those...
  14. Brian, the Petroglyphs are at a place called...

    Brian, the Petroglyphs are at a place called Indian Well. I have camped there before. It is not easy to find but not that difficult either. The last time I was there the well was crystal clear. ...
  15. I bought one of their 100 watt portable units...

    I bought one of their 100 watt portable units that looks just like yours except smaller. I am very happy with it so far. I just am trying to keep my vehicles battery charged that is drained by an...
  16. Thread: tire chains

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    I have chains and have never needed to install...

    I have chains and have never needed to install them since I bought them around 1980. The only use I get out of them is to say I have them at the point where 2WD vehicle are required to have them on...
  17. The only time I ever got stuck was many years ago...

    The only time I ever got stuck was many years ago in my FJ55 Landcruiser. I was driving along a trail with a gully washed out on the side of the trail from a recent hard rain. The gully was over 2...
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    I can't think of any regrets on the last two...

    I can't think of any regrets on the last two off-road vehicles I have owned since 1989. However, back in the late 70's when I started serious off-roading I made some bad decisions on my FJ55...
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    You missed Procomp.

    You missed Procomp.
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    Michelin and BFG are the same company.

    Michelin and BFG are the same company.
  21. Here is a Wildernest website that has them pop up...

    Here is a Wildernest website that has them pop up for sale occasionally. http://wildernest.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=sale
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    I don't know much about the S-10 but did own an...

    I don't know much about the S-10 but did own an 89 Extended Cab Ranger, with a 2.9L engine and manual transmission, for 13 years. It was a great truck and pulled my race car all over the country. ...
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    Hi Ted, I forgot that in my last post. I came...

    Hi Ted, I forgot that in my last post. I came across your thread on biking Catalina. It tempted me to give that a try but that would require much more stuff on the bike.
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    I usually don't ride for more than a couple hours...

    I usually don't ride for more than a couple hours at a time. So, I carry minimal stuff. I carry a spare tube and the tools I need to fix a flat. That is; tire levers and a patch kit just in case...
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    I saw a set of these end their life when two of...

    I saw a set of these end their life when two of them (on the rear) totally split the side walls on a off-road trip. This came near stranding the vehicle but we were able to salvage a spare off of...
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