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Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-24-2015, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Groucho
We will catch up with perry and see if we can do...

We will catch up with perry and see if we can do anything from this end.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-24-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Anyone who is coming, please bring fire wood.

Anyone who is coming, please bring fire wood.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-24-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Sorry to hear about all the folks who had to drop...

Sorry to hear about all the folks who had to drop out, hope you guys get fixed what you needed or keep moving on the project you're working on.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-24-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Perry and I have officially moved to RS-02 which...

Perry and I have officially moved to RS-02 which is 146.580 as RS-01 which is 146.460 was having all sorts of static and feedback over here. I will probably be doing a scan monitoring both...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-23-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Updated campsite location!!!

Our site got taken by the time we got out there yesterday. Found a better spot 3/4 mile closer to Pitkin.

38 36' 9" N 106 28' 2" W

Basically just across the creek from the intersection of fsr...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-22-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 161
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Posted By Groucho
Pitkin and Quartz creek campground both have put...

Pitkin and Quartz creek campground both have put toilets and potable water. Pitkin CG is just a short run down the road, not necessarily walking distance. Pitkin has a general store as well. Like I...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-20-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Perry has the correct coordinates. It is usually...

Perry has the correct coordinates. It is usually open this time of year (at least in the middle of the week), but you never know with the way people are getting out of town this summer. This spot...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-19-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Drew, At Tincup you can opt to take Cottonwood...

Drew,

At Tincup you can opt to take Cottonwood pass over to Buena Vista and head home. It will put you on the road back about 1-1.5 hours ahead of if you went over Tincup pass back into St. Elmo....
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-18-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Exclamation To ensure that everyone is aware...

Perry and I have been communicating back and forth about how to handle the issues that have seemed to sprung up surrounding how popular this run has become.

The focus is to make sure the run comes...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-15-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
It's a good idea, and there are more than enough...

It's a good idea, and there are more than enough folks who have done the run more than once to help facilitate a second trip.

I have all the print material stored and will let it out to whomever...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-15-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,480
Posted By Groucho
I just read Perry's copy of the book Argentine...

I just read Perry's copy of the book Argentine Central. Reading your post reminded me that while the railroad relied highly on mining traffic from around the Waldorf area, tourist traffic provided...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Lightbulb Just to elaborate and summarize...

I know that sounds counter-intuitive, but bear with us.

When we started the Ghost Town Run in 2005, we had the idea of sharing with folks in the club a run we had done as a family a few years in a...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-12-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Groucho
80 series Full length rack (Con-ferr style) with brackets

I made this rack at the shop about 8-9 years ago when I was doing the TallowPot Engineering stuff. It has sat in my yard since I sold my 80 in December of 2010 to get the blue hundo. I want to see it...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-12-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,480
Posted By Groucho
Perry and I plan on doing some snooping along the...

Perry and I plan on doing some snooping along the Argentine Central grade (most of Argentine pass is this grade, or close to it) in the next two weeks. I will report what we find for snow if we get...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 03-01-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Groucho
Matt, Even though Andrea thinks I am a dork for...

Matt,

Even though Andrea thinks I am a dork for suggesting it, I think using a spool of copper stranded wire and connecting the coax to it in a simple fashion would impress the scouts a little more...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-01-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
So Andrea and I have this penciled in for our...

So Andrea and I have this penciled in for our possibly one and only 'Cruiser run this year. We hope to support Perry in the background if he needs it, but mostly to just get out of the brewery and...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-01-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,856
Posted By Groucho
My future wife (at the time) helped me move down...

My future wife (at the time) helped me move down there. She also visited me almost once a month while I was down there. Today she is my wife, but at the time she was just my fiancee. And, no, she...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-28-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,856
Posted By Groucho
Coker was a great head. I learned a lot from him,...

Coker was a great head. I learned a lot from him, and have about 4 paintings he did a decade or so ago. He always had some great stories to tell. After working for the D&SNGRR and the C&TSRR for so...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-25-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,856
Posted By Groucho
Agreed. I even got the privilege of being...

Agreed. I even got the privilege of being employed there for two summers as fireman. Met some of the coolest people all the time. Still have friends living there who are some of the coolest people....
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-16-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
The Ghost Town run was always something that was...

The Ghost Town run was always something that was really fun because the places and history of where we traveled through were so dear to my geeky heart.

Hopefully, this year the family and I will...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-16-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Pamphlets and stuff...

I found my files that have the descriptions and maps for most of the scenic places that will be visited on this run. I will make sure Perry has them for this year as well. It is hard to believe that...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-16-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,492
Posted By Groucho
Nothing specifically. Perry is just making sure...

Nothing specifically. Perry is just making sure that this freighting situation does not happen again. All ended well, but it wasn't a pretty moment for the trip.

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Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 10-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,108
Posted By Groucho
I would be willing to help teach if it was...

I would be willing to help teach if it was scheduled in advance, and maybe over a broader term. Ideally I would like to see it cover 5-8 weeks, one night a week, for 2-3 hours with study options for...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 09-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Groucho
I was going to suggest the FTM-10R as well....

I was going to suggest the FTM-10R as well. Didn't know they were discontinued.

Did you say you tried using a earbud/mike setup like Apple uses?
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-15-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,720
Posted By Groucho
This made me think of something. I always found...

This made me think of something.

I always found it pretty fullfilling that some of the musicians I looked up to were nothing like they were made out to be by the "other side". In testimony during a...
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