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Old 10-01-2013, 06:47 AM   #461
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also we got to work on our National parks passport





also found this for $1.99 and the magnet kept it on the fridge the whole time


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Old 10-01-2013, 06:49 AM   #462
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here is more pics of back steps







it makes in and out of back easy, and it's light enough that Lisa made it her job to set it up, while I tested electric etc
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:52 AM   #463
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Also apparently on the way home I hit something or more than likely someone hit/rubbed me (it wasn't there Sunday morning when we left because I would of seen it hooking lights up)

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Old 10-01-2013, 11:24 AM   #464
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also we got to work on our National parks passport

What good is this when all the parks are closed?
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Old 10-01-2013, 01:57 PM   #465
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Really enjoyed the vacation pics...keep em coming
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Old 10-01-2013, 02:05 PM   #466
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also we got to work on our National parks passport

What good is this when all the parks are closed?
after they shut down FEMA region III, and control the borders...the gov'mnt will start again and I can stay South and enjoy TN/NC (with out the northern's to worry with...J/K......... northern bus people don't count)
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Old 10-21-2013, 02:01 PM   #467
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OKAY I have the hitch installed, I cut out a sq 2-1/2 hole and inserted tube and welded up (I used the bottom of the bumper for support and install a 2-1/2 wide pc of 1/4 steel 8inches long as a support....plenty strong for the trailer



had to burn off the powder coating




You can see the burnt paint from welding the brace it

Pulled out the race vehicles so I can load them up with all the kayaks this evening (still have to wash them)



The only trailer it will have is the kayak trailer, with 4 boats I just pick it up and pull it everywhere tongue wt. is maybe 50 pounds


I will post a picture before I head out in the morning
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:15 PM   #468
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I'll bet the little pink one is a real sleeper!
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Old 10-22-2013, 05:09 AM   #469
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I'll bet the little pink one is a real sleeper!
It is only 1/2 as heavy as the gator....board? Search youtube for barbie jeep racing....should be able to waste 1/2 hr
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Old 10-30-2013, 10:21 AM   #470
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kayaks loaded; I was getting ready to load the "race trucks" when I realized I had dropped the race cars on a yellow jacket nest....



Shopping on the way down to campground



Cool temps and hammer down...yup 71 mph! short down hills, uphills 55/60 mph






Stopped at continental divide, checking on yaks'



found this guy one morning




on the trail






Took alot to get level this time




Sitting pretty




TYPICAL breakfast









Italian one evening

Shrimp and Italian sausage Alfredo on Pasta with fresh parmesan cheese








No pics of the appetizer, it was bruccetta with italian sausage and left over puttanesca sauce


lets see how about rotisserie chicken, green beans and stuffing












Van,Mario and I ate real good

fixing to head home after a week

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Bansil, I'm think'en you know how to live.
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^ For real!!! Looks like an awesome time!!
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Party on dude!
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Man I wish I was there, Im sitting here looking at the snow that's on my roof My bus is all winterized and put away,
now after seeing the great time your having, im just going to go back to bed and cry myself to sleep
have fun, post pics, I love seeing people using there skoolie, instead of just working on them.
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Yea-I think that trailer should hold up those kayaks just fine.
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I wish that I was there for breakfast.
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Thanks, anytime we are setup,just knock on the door

We can talk buses/cars/trains/boats or just wine
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Van took this picture of Wayne and I

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