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Old 08-16-2013, 05:05 PM   #721
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I ll go then!
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Old 08-16-2013, 05:20 PM   #722
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funny you should ask.

Lower loop in Reddington this sunday the 18th. Meet at the circle K on Tanque verde at 0700, depart NLT 0800/
How many do you have going so far?

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Old 08-17-2013, 07:22 PM   #723
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How many do you have going so far?
I'm not sure. Probably around 1/2 dozen.
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Old 08-19-2013, 12:16 PM   #724
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Good time yesterday, weather seemed to cooperate with us. Best part of the day was watching the flat billers.
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Old 08-19-2013, 12:29 PM   #725
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DAmn...sorry I missed it. I had to google "flat billers".
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Just in case anyone is wondering, Lower Mansfield Canyon has changed a lot in the last couple months. I was there yesterday, trees are down, places where there were obstacles are now different obstacles and some obstacles have become impassable. Good luck to you all who are going next weekend. I will be hunting so I cant go with.
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DAmn...sorry I missed it. I had to google "flat billers".
I had a hunch, and confirmed it with Google. My group of friends calls them "Bros".

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Old 08-19-2013, 07:50 PM   #728
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Good time yesterday, weather seemed to cooperate with us. Best part of the day was watching the flat billers.
how did they get out there? did they get lost?
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Old 08-20-2013, 03:43 AM   #729
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Hey Guys, haven't checked in for a while. How is every one? Was looking for some wheeling partners as most of my trips have been solo. I work nights on the weekends 1900-0730, so Sunday morning at 0800, or beginning of the week runs would be amazing if anyone knows of anything planned. Also looking for night runs, not really had a chance to put my lights to the test.
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Just in case anyone is wondering, Lower Mansfield Canyon has changed a lot in the last couple months. I was there yesterday, trees are down, places where there were obstacles are now different obstacles and some obstacles have become impassable. Good luck to you all who are going next weekend. I will be hunting so I cant go with.
I will post this up on JKO, they are heading down on Sunday.
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how did they get out there? did they get lost?

They claimed they were just out testing their "new" 4runner. They tried spotting some of our group as we hit the bottom of 3 feathers but no one wanted any of their directions. So head flatbiller wanted to show us up with his 6000 yota. He took the 2nd easiest line down and then up the crack. Then the 4runner took the easiest line down, stalled like 5 times then went up the crack. That is where head flatbiller spotted him wrong and the passenger doors landed on a rock. We were all laughing at the top and making comments. One of the girls in their group just kept giving us dirty looks.

The way they were setup the one toy could have done almost any line at 3 feathers. But it was pretty obvious he had no clue. Running beadlocks and never even aired down. No winch, no tow straps, just beer and a super soaker.
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I will post this up on JKO, they are heading down on Sunday.
It is still doable though. Dont let me dissuade anyone. It made it interesting to see the new lines that had to be taken.
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It is still doable though. Dont let me dissuade anyone. It made it interesting to see the new lines that had to be taken.
I'll just leave it here then since I am not going.
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They claimed they were just out testing their "new" 4runner. They tried spotting some of our group as we hit the bottom of 3 feathers but no one wanted any of their directions. So head flatbiller wanted to show us up with his 6000 yota. He took the 2nd easiest line down and then up the crack. Then the 4runner took the easiest line down, stalled like 5 times then went up the crack. That is where head flatbiller spotted him wrong and the passenger doors landed on a rock. We were all laughing at the top and making comments. One of the girls in their group just kept giving us dirty looks.

The way they were setup the one toy could have done almost any line at 3 feathers. But it was pretty obvious he had no clue. Running beadlocks and never even aired down. No winch, no tow straps, just beer and a super soaker.
Wow haha too bad an idiot owns the yota but hey i guess u gotta give them credit for "trying". Sorry i missed the trip i bed lined my interior so i guess that makes up for it lol but i might run chiva this weekend depending on who comes since lower mansfield got a bit harder ')
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Count me in as a part of this Tucson Crew! Just got my first Jeep, traded in my lifted Titan for it, its a 2013 JKU sport in black. Right now I'm looking into an AEV 2.5" lift to start with and to get some 35's under it. Anyways, I look forward to meeting you all and learning from you!
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:14 AM   #736
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chimney rock on the 31st.

anyone interested?
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chimney rock on the 31st.

anyone interested?

That's the night run, right?

Not sure if I can make it right now.
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Count me in as a part of this Tucson Crew! Just got my first Jeep, traded in my lifted Titan for it, its a 2013 JKU sport in black. Right now I'm looking into an AEV 2.5" lift to start with and to get some 35's under it. Anyways, I look forward to meeting you all and learning from you!
Welcome to the crew, things will be picking up as the temps cool off.

Here's whay we are looking at for runs over the next couple of weeks:

Lower Mansfield Canyon (south of town in the Patagonis/Sonoita area) this Sunday the 25th,

Chimney Rock (Pretty sure it's a night run) just North East of town on the 31st as Jim mentioned.
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Any runs this weeked?
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Im most likely doing a Friday night run on Elvis next week if anybody wants 2 join. Just depends if my jeeps ready or not
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Any runs this weeked?
read the post above you.


The 31st as of right now is just going to chimney rock, playing and then camping. I am trying to get a run on the chimney rock trail from east to west, ending at chimney rock.
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Dang the 25th is this weekend ...this month is flying by. What's lower Mansfield like?
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Dang the 25th is this weekend ...this month is flying by. What's lower Mansfield like?
I understand there have been a lot of washouts but here are pics from out Feb 24th run:
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Pics from the 18th when we did Lower Mansfield. You can see the real long grass on a couple pics and the trees that had been washed down the creek. I should have taken more pics of the larger trees blocking some of the creek. Again, it is doable. There was 8 of us and not everyone was locked on 35" tires.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...9940108&type=3

We did do some maintenance to move some of the trees and branches out of the way though.
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chimney rock on the 31st.

anyone interested?
Im probly going as long as nothing crazy happens!
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Any runs this weeked?
Civa falls meeting at 0830 at circle k Saturday!
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Im probly going as long as nothing crazy happens!
Ok meet at the circle K on the 31st at 6:30 PM departing at 7:00pm.
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EDIT: just saw the time is PM..not AM..


Is this something i could not camp for and get out on my own
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EDIT: just saw the time is PM..not AM..


Is this something i could not camp for and get out on my own
Yes, I am not camping either, just going to do the trail then hang out with the play area for a little while then head back to town.
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There is about 5-7 of us that will be going to Charlaeu Gap on Sunday the 8th if anyone would like to go.

We meet at the Valero or whatever it is at 6am.

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