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Old 05-09-2015, 10:33 PM   #1
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The journey begins...

to pick up my bus. I am on my way to Texas. I will post pictures soon.
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dont go north of dallas.
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dont go north of dallas.
Agreed. I got stopped while trying to cross Texas in the north portion and won't go back. That and my vehicle kept overheating from the moment I crossed into that state until I left it. I had to cut my trip short and never reached my destination before turning back.
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dont go north of dallas.

I am going just north of Wichita Falls. My bus better be 4 tires down not up. Actually Burkburnett is where I am going.

1 killed, others unaccounted for after tornadoes touch down west of Fort Worth, north of Wichita Falls | Dallas Morning News


Just crossed into AZ.
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Yep...stay on top of the weather reports. It can turn nasty in a heartbeat.

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My 2 meter ham radio has weather band. It looks like the storm has moved east.
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Be safe...any pictures yet
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100 miles to go. Tonight I get a motel room and crash and in the morning I pick up my bus.
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...and the journey bogs down. I have shredded one of the tires on the trailer. Glad I brought spares. The bus is having a hard time pulling the Ex and I am still in Texas where it is relatively flat. There is no way I can make it back home pulling the Ex behind the bus when I get to NM, AZ and CA. I will be climbing over 7000 feet. I will grenade the trans at a minimum and I don't know how many more tires I will blow up. So my plans have changed. The bus will stay in Texas and I will go home with the Ex and trailer and fly back to get the bus. I thought I was being so clever doing the way I did but nope. The bus moves fine by itself and maybe a couple thousand pounds people but the Ex is a different story.

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