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Today 04:59 PM
Ditchdoc Got my axle. Happy dance.
Today 02:14 PM
suicideking Happy thanksgiving everyone! Let's all be thankful for open trails. Oh yeah, and family crap too ha ha.


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Happy thanksgiving all!
What trail you running today Doug?
Today 02:06 PM
Heuster Attachment 1682609

Not a jeep, but got to bring home the bike for the first time.
Today 01:43 PM
Ditchdoc Going to look at a dana 60 rear axle with disk brakes. $350.
Today 01:09 PM
sjchoueiry Happy thanksgiving to all jeeping community.
Joe
Today 11:23 AM
Heuster Happy thanksgiving. Hope you all have a relaxing weekend.
Today 11:14 AM
R8DRIZD
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Happy thanksgiving all!
Got Turkey?

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Today 10:27 AM
XJ_Phil Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

We all have much to be thankful for.............like Jeeps, family and friends to Jeep with, trails to Jeep upon, just to name a few.
Today 09:19 AM
WOKNROX
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Happy thanksgiving all!
Happy Thanksgiving to you bud. Have a good time today. I wish I could be out there with you guys...jealous!
Today 09:09 AM
Dougzin Happy thanksgiving all!
Today 08:52 AM
Serg5000 Good morning everyone.

Happy Thanksgiving.
Today 02:19 AM
Serg5000
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Hammers bound tomorrow morning. 2 weeks in a row. Life is good.
enjoy.
Yesterday 11:53 PM
Dougzin Hammers bound tomorrow morning. 2 weeks in a row. Life is good.
Yesterday 11:29 AM
Ditchdoc I worked as a DOD private contractor overseas when I got out of the service. If you want to take this route try to get dual citizenship so you only pay taxes to the country your working at. If you use your U.S. Passport for the work visa you will be taxed US and the place your working at. I was lucky my mother was Dutch and I keep her citizenry as well as US.
11-25-2014 11:42 PM
XJ_Phil Thank you...........looks like good equipment for my team. Semper Fi
11-25-2014 11:39 PM
JoeBot13 http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAV-25
11-25-2014 11:37 PM
JoeBot13
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I give up ---- what are lav's?
"Light Armored Vehicle"... Those 8 Wheeled amphibious vehicles the marines roll around in
11-25-2014 11:31 PM
XJ_Phil I give up ---- what are lav's?
11-25-2014 10:54 PM
WOKNROX
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I'm going to have to look again. I have a crane operators license.
Hey right on. That's a good job bud. I was looking to go in that direction a couple of years ago myself. I was getting tired of building gears and drives (axles, transfer cases, out drives and transmissions). So I took the class at work and got my 50 ton operators license (wished I would've stayed in it for my 80 ton) but wound up picking up a position building mrap's. I was just notified this afternoon that I picked up a new job in lav's...I start Tuesday. ..
11-25-2014 10:38 PM
Serg5000
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Yes sir. from small mobile to huge overhead.
I'm going to have to look again. I have a crane operators license.
11-25-2014 09:49 PM
WOKNROX
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Steve do you mean heavy crane as in crane operators?
Yes sir. from small mobile to huge overhead.
11-25-2014 08:26 PM
Serg5000
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Joe look on USAJobs and search for government jobs "DoD" in the part of the country or State you want to work in. Here where I'm at a mechanic on the DoD side comes in at $30 hr and goes up. There is so many avenues you can take here to further your career it's amazing. ..from material handling to Mechanic to heavy Crane to hydraulics to IT to...we'll you get it...the sky's the limit bud. Check it out bud...
Steve do you mean heavy crane as in crane operators?
11-25-2014 03:24 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Lol..yeah probably not. And Kenny. .you need to check out the fab shop we have here!
Might just look into it
11-25-2014 03:00 PM
WOKNROX
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I suppose winning the lottery isn't a realistic career plan is it?
Lol..yeah probably not.
And Kenny. .you need to check out the fab shop we have here!
11-25-2014 02:55 PM
JoeBot13 I suppose winning the lottery isn't a realistic career plan is it?
11-25-2014 02:47 PM
WOKNROX Joe look on USAJobs and search for government jobs "DoD" in the part of the country or State you want to work in. Here where I'm at a mechanic on the DoD side comes in at $30 hr and goes up. There is so many avenues you can take here to further your career it's amazing. ..from material handling to Mechanic to heavy Crane to hydraulics to IT to...we'll you get it...the sky's the limit bud. Check it out bud...
11-25-2014 11:55 AM
JoeBot13
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Joe and Kenny first off...I'd like to thank you for your service. But you don't want to do contract work for the government there's no stability in it for you and your family. But what you do want to think about is to take all those years of service and vet points and come done the road to places like the one here in beautiful Yermo and get a DoD Civil Service job... guys. I'm sure you know your way around a 777 or just about any other war machine we build here. The pay is great and benefits are nice too. The toilet cleaner make $20hr.
That was kind of what I was getting at. Contracts are too fickle and even if there were steady contracts once I retire I want to be as far far away from my line of work as possible.

I love what I do; I'm very proud of my accomplishments and can say with certainty that I've had profound impact on people's lives. I never regret the sacrifices, but it has taken its toll. It's a very taxing profession. I'm not the same person I was before I joined. Some changes have been good. Some will haunt me forever.

Now I get to teach the next generation, kids that's were in diapers when I joined. This is what I'll be doing for the next few years until I retire, but once I do I'm out for good. I've got very specialized skills that don't apply to the civilian world but I would sooner be a Walmart greeter than work this job a day past my retirement.

So Steve? Where does one pick up an application to clean your toilets? Seriously though I would love to get in on a job like you have, I could totally spend the day tinkering and putting things together. Two words come to mind, road test!
11-25-2014 09:48 AM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Joe and Kenny first off...I'd like to thank you for your service. But you don't want to do contract work for the government there's no stability in it for you and your family. But what you do want to think about is to take all those years of service and vet points and come done the road to places like the one here in beautiful Yermo and get a DoD Civil Service job... guys. I'm sure you know your way around a 777 or just about any other war machine we build here. The pay is great and benefits are nice too. The toilet cleaner make $20hr.

Steve the Army has given me a chance to chase dreams, and wheel in places I only saw in magazines. I feel like I could still could of done a lot more, I just hope i influenced these young kids in some way to make them better leaders.
I'll use up my GI Bill first and get smarter than I'll think about it. Dream job would be doing R&D for some DIY type off road company or a company that runs ultra4 or KOH. Don't know my way around many of them but I think I could figure it out lol.
11-25-2014 09:13 AM
WOKNROX
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No wars. No contracts.
Joe and Kenny first off...I'd like to thank you for your service.
But you don't want to do contract work for the government there's no stability in it for you and your family. But what you do want to think about is to take all those years of service and vet points and come done the road to places like the one here in beautiful Yermo and get a DoD Civil Service job... guys. I'm sure you know your way around a 777 or just about any other war machine we build here. The pay is great and benefits are nice too. The toilet cleaner make $20hr.
11-25-2014 02:09 AM
iwaxmyjimmy
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No wars. No contracts.
True but I'm pretty sure they could use you for something
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