|09-03-2013 10:36 AM|
|09-02-2013 11:51 PM|
|RedRockerJK13||Wish I could have made it. Had something come up so I couldn't go. But in a few weeks this guy I know and myself are hopefully planning to go to the badlands ,as long as he doesn't bail out on me . We were suppose to go before but he bailed. Starting to think hes one of those mall crawlers lol. I was thinking of sometime in the week of September 23.|
|09-02-2013 10:13 PM|
|09-02-2013 04:53 PM|
|milani||Had a great time guys! Thanks for coming out and sticking together! Got kinda hairy at the end!!! I will try to get the pics uploaded and shared soon.|
|08-31-2013 08:02 AM|
See y'all soon!
I'm meeting bmanz in my way down
Milani and 6inarow will meet us there
Red rocket, you coming? The other first timer just cancelled!
Anyone else coming?
|08-30-2013 06:08 PM|
Here's what I sent the other newbie earlier today:
1) Read this, twice. It's like 45 pages or so with tons of pictures. But it is an ESSENTIAL starting point
2) Realize this an adventure and expect some fear, bumps, bruises, scratches and dents while having a GREAT TIME!
3) Have tow hooks (or equivalent) front and rear and make sure they are solid
4) Buy a tow strap or 2! 2 door Jeeps weigh 4,000 # and if you're stuck you'll need more than that. Buy loops NOT METAL HOOKS: HIGHLAND Heavy Duty Tow Strap with Loops, 2 In. x 20 Ft., 5,667 Lb. Load Capacity | Product Details | Pep Boys
5) CB radio. A near necessity. Gotta be able to communicate on the trails
6) Bring: tools, first aid kit, shovel, duct tape, extra car fluids, sun screen, insect repellent
7) Also: plenty of water, Gatorade and food! Double than what you think you'll consume.
8) Other things that I travel with that I feel are important but not essential:
Fire Extinguisher, tarp, emergency tent, wood to use with jack if needed, hiking stick
Remember, it's safety in numbers, not reliance on others!
|08-30-2013 05:44 PM|
I'd love to help as many folks as possible but let's see if another member here can also help.
Honestly, though, you will need a cb. It gets boring for folks stopping and getting out every 5 minutes to coordinate and that will especially be required if new.
|08-30-2013 05:15 PM|
|RedRockerJK13||I'm interested in tagging along but I don't have a cb or an air compressor. Do they have an air pump at the cliffs. Also this would be my first time off roading.|
|08-30-2013 02:07 PM|
|Maro35089||http://www.arizonarockyroad.com/ this is where I got my mount from|
|08-30-2013 02:01 PM|
|Maro35089||I have the cobra 29 Xl hooked up to a 103' whip antenna on a mount that is bolted in by the tire carrier mount. I get crazy too reception just have to be careful with tree branches|
|08-30-2013 12:33 PM|
|milani||Ok, so I made it to Fry's and picked up a CObra HH 38. Good enough for the weekend. I was going to buy the cobra 75, but they didn't have any antenna mounts in stock. I put the doors back on for the weekend. Supposedly supposed to rain tonight into early morning so I don't feel like picking mud out of my new jeep all weekend :-). See you guys tomorrow at 9!|
|08-29-2013 07:37 PM|
Milan and I exchanged numbers. When you know you're in, and me your number pm I'll send you mine back! Where you driving in from?
|08-29-2013 07:20 PM|
|BManz||I may join you guys Sat. Meet at the entrance at 9am, correct?|
|08-29-2013 05:52 PM|
Also, the town bridge is out! Plan to approach from the west!
|08-29-2013 05:51 PM|
|08-29-2013 05:26 PM|
|milani||Do you guys suggest doors on or off?|
|08-29-2013 05:02 PM|
|08-29-2013 04:58 PM|
|milani||I'll pass three truck stops on the way there, but I'll have the wife with me, which makes the purchase a little more obvious|
|08-29-2013 04:57 PM|
Great to know, maro. I need to find one and get a full size antennae to also mount trail flag!
I too run a Cobra from Amazon with a short magnetic antennae.
|08-29-2013 04:18 PM|
|08-29-2013 04:13 PM|
|08-29-2013 03:59 PM|
|milani||Went to Pep Boys, WalMart, and Best Buy. NO CB RADIOS ANYWHERE!!!! Everything is online now. I have one more chance. I am going to try getting to Fry's tomorrow. Phone first!!! haha|
|08-29-2013 02:21 PM|
|milani||I saw the cobra handheld, but I also like the Cobra 75 and Midland hidden installs.|
|08-29-2013 02:18 PM|
But for sure hand held so you don't install and can use anywhere!
|08-29-2013 01:34 PM|
|milani||Sounds like a trip to walmart is in store.. haha|
|08-29-2013 01:27 PM|
|WredTJ||And buy a handheld! Simple and effective. Mine was like $75 with an antennae and perfect for the trails!|
|08-29-2013 01:26 PM|
|08-29-2013 12:48 PM|
|milani||Unfortunately, no I do not. I do have an old handheld scanner, but that doesn't do me much good if I need to talk to someone!|
|08-29-2013 12:23 PM|
|WredTJ||Awesome!! PM replied!! do you have a CB?|
|08-28-2013 10:24 PM|
|milani||9 sounds good... PM sent|
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