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Forum: Trip and Event Reports Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By DanS
Mmmmmm San Pedro de Atacama. Reminded me a lot...

Mmmmmm San Pedro de Atacama. Reminded me a lot of Taos.

Also, my brother once tried to "help" start a campfire with white fuel in San Pedro de Atacama. We had to get rid of it anyway, so I think...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-25-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By DanS
Me too. The drive up to the property is steep,...

Me too. The drive up to the property is steep, but it was clear and no slipping on the way up (at least, my 60 didn't slip at all). One up at the property, it was a pretty easy push through a small...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-23-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 413
Posted By DanS
Awesome. Wild flamingoes are sooooooo much...

Awesome.

Wild flamingoes are sooooooo much cooler than the ones I see in zoos.

Nice pics of the flamingoes!!

Dan
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 413
Posted By DanS
Vicunas are awesome. One of the most...

Vicunas are awesome.

One of the most impressive things I have witnessed was two male Vicunas fighting in the Atacama.

Have you been near any of the high altitude Flamingoes yet?

Dan
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 11-22-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By DanS
I don't have one here, unfortunately. Quick note...

I don't have one here, unfortunately.

Quick note though: there are two flavors of 60 steering boxes. The only difference is the bolt pattern, so it's a good idea to check that if you find one. If...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-17-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By DanS
I'd say that it's more correct to say that people...

I'd say that it's more correct to say that people want choices. Be they in Australia, the US or elsewhere. The Aussies went positively nuts for the FJC down there. I'd do the same for a HDJ, HZJ...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-12-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 430
Posted By DanS
Agreed. When I discovered similar looking (but...

Agreed.

When I discovered similar looking (but not that bad yet) rust in Guzzler, I did the easy way out and found a rust free donor frame and body. Someday I'll even get to putting it all back...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-11-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 413
Posted By DanS
Epic indeed! I assume you will be playing int he...

Epic indeed! I assume you will be playing int he Atacama? If so, there's a pretty cool hot spring (with a mummified cow and horse outside) near the base of Ojos del Salado. Neat refugio you can...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-09-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 430
Posted By DanS
Jeff: The first pic, the one on the right side...

Jeff:

The first pic, the one on the right side frame rail--is that rust through of the frame rail below the crossmember I see?

Pretty incredible that the crossmember weakness didn't show up until...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-08-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By DanS
...what these guys all said! Congrats Marco!

...what these guys all said!

Congrats Marco!
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 11-07-2014, 05:21 PM
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Views: 114,696
Posted By DanS
I don't know about this one, but on eBay right...

I don't know about this one, but on eBay right now there is an LHD BJ-75 in Albuquerque that I have seen before. It's...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-05-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
We did go real close to it. The picture with the...

We did go real close to it. The picture with the 4 trucks ahead, and the church on the ridge in the background is real close to it. In fact, I believe that is the La Garita church.

Dan
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-05-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
We didn't. That memorial is pretty high on my...

We didn't.

That memorial is pretty high on my list of things to check out. The whole Marshall Pass area is gorgeous (and has some neat old railroad history).

Dan
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-05-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
Agreed. There's a whole "network" of trails in...

Agreed. There's a whole "network" of trails in this area north of Saguache that were absolutely gorgeous.

LOTS of good camping spots up there too....

Dan
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-04-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By DanS
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Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
Well, we didn't navigate our way north very...

Well, we didn't navigate our way north very successfully, but we did eventually find out way back to a county road that was clearly going back towards pavement.
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Snapping this pic was TOUGH. ...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
As you can see, the light was getting pretty low...

As you can see, the light was getting pretty low on the horizon. Which made for some INCREDIBLE photos.
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This one aspen grove was absolutely captivating to me.
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Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
And somewhere in all this jumble the trail got...

And somewhere in all this jumble the trail got kind of tight and a little rocky.
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Is there anything prettier than a classic cruiser riding along trails that have a nice bed...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
39728 Another pic of those sexy, sexy...

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Another pic of those sexy, sexy 60s.
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Not only was it a good place for lunch, it was a great place to view the San Luis Valley. Yes, off in the distance, that is the Great Sand Dunes. ...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
These first two might look familiar. We are...

These first two might look familiar. We are backtracking, after finding a locked gate, on a trail we were sure would go through. No such luck, so back to the highway to...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
Some of us (myself and Matt) were planning on...

Some of us (myself and Matt) were planning on breaking off on Friday from the group anyway. I had to get back to Antonito on Friday night (I got to ride the train again on Saturday--life is rough,...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
It wasn't all aspens and sunshine for us.... ...

It wasn't all aspens and sunshine for us.... Sometimes the trees were green.
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Up near the top of Elwood Pass. Yep, weather getting worse...
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Summitville. Summitville is now a superfund...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
39699 A more cruiser-inhabited version of the...

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A more cruiser-inhabited version of the pic above Platoro...
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Perry coming down the shelf road to the lunch spot at Platoro Reservoir.
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Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-02-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
Leaving our camp site in a little morning...

Leaving our camp site in a little morning drizzle...
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Hey! I know how you got that shot!
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My version of the group shot...
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60 brotherhood.
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-01-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,699
Posted By DanS
You guys definitely missed out on the leaf...

You guys definitely missed out on the leaf peeping. We absolutely hit the peak of the color (future pics to prove it, again).

Dan
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