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Old 09-27-2015, 10:02 PM   #51
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:47 PM   #52
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Yes it was excellent and it is excellent to meet in person and see for yourself what other people are doing and trade ideas. Turf is a great guy and so is his significant other. They not only traded ideas but also gave extra parts that helped us out significantly. You can do some of these things on a forum but it is much easier if you meet in person. I would suggest that all areas try to have skoolie gatherings so you can see exactly what other people are doing and make the kind of connections that are really meaningful.
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Old 09-27-2015, 11:16 PM   #53
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I wanted to get out there. But it wasn't in the cards. The bouldering bus throttle linkage spring broke Saturday, causing the throttle to stick on. Not super safe.
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Old 09-27-2015, 11:57 PM   #54
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Good point. Be safe, we hope to have a Colorado Skoolie get together every year, so everyone will have a chance to meet and trade ideas.
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Old 12-18-2015, 01:14 AM   #55
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Hello fellow Colorado skoolies!! I just moved out here a little over 6 months ago to the Montrose area...I would love to come next time there is a get together....I don't know many people yet out here so it would be good for me...I just bought a short bus that was already converted but could use a remodel for sure... maybe I'll luck into a property big enough to host something..I am looking to buy a property next year close to Montrose.. I don't have a huge budget but ya never know what will happen and what I will find... I missed a property here this year that was 110 acres farm for $170,000 I need to sell my property back in Pa before I can get something here..I hope in the spring my old place will sell...
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Old 12-18-2015, 01:23 AM   #56
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Here is a pic of my bus sitting in the Ridgway area..
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Old 12-18-2015, 10:56 AM   #57
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Montrose...pretty area with great access to the Black Canyon Gorge at Gunnison and lots of other gorgeous sites.
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Old 02-25-2016, 07:35 PM   #58
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not to tread on Dred's thread, but in addition to it.....


we need to have Colorado Meetup #2



i was thinking a meeting of the buses at Redrocks would make some good pictures and maybe we could catch a concert too.

redrocks tailgating?

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where do you take your bus? lets camp!
I am open to ideas, dates.

what are y'all up for?
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