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RareSS 01-12-2012 11:38 AM

Abilene
 
Anyone else here?

IP0VV3R 01-12-2012 11:41 AM

When I visit my grandparents. They have a CJ

ccmbch 03-07-2012 04:20 PM

Hey I've been looking for more people in Abilene!

ccmbch 03-07-2012 04:21 PM

Is that u Jimbo?

Seider 03-08-2012 08:57 PM

I am just about a hour out in may.

IP0VV3R 03-08-2012 08:58 PM

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Originally Posted by ccmbch
Is that u Jimbo?

Me? No I live in Oklahoma. My grandparents live in Midland but are in Abilene a lot during the summer

ccmbch 03-09-2012 12:39 PM

Rare SS, I'm on the look out for Harley. I have to show u my new toy.

TG110 03-10-2012 12:48 AM

I'm an hour and a half away.

rigchaser 03-10-2012 03:07 PM

Im in Midland, There is a west TX jeepers thread too.

Lefty Diego 03-12-2012 08:24 PM

Fort Stockton here.....

BattleActionHank 04-01-2012 07:20 PM

Yeah, I'm in Abilene.

Chris M 04-02-2012 11:36 PM

I grew up there, does that count for anything?

I'm headed back for the first time in years this summer. My wife has always been interested in seeing where I grew up, so we are taking a road trip this summer.

Tank19860430 04-26-2012 09:48 PM

Oh no! SECFO!!! Haha, F-16 Crew Chief here... Where y'all stationed?

Tx98Formula 04-29-2012 06:24 PM

I'm here in Abilene, just got my first Jeep a couple weeks ago.

Chris M 04-30-2012 11:20 PM

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Originally Posted by Tank19860430 (Post 2307118)
Oh no! SECFO!!! Haha, F-16 Crew Chief here... Where y'all stationed?

My reserve station was NAS Ft Worth JRB, 2000-2008.

Right after 9/11, half my unit was called up and a month later the other half. I volunteered for the first call up and spent a few months guarding alert F16s in FW. When the other half of my unit was called up, they were sent to Dyess to augment the forces in place there. One of our SNCOs came to me and asked if I wanted to go to Dyess (I had moved away from Abilene where I had grown up and left after graduating college only a few months before). I told him not just no, but hell no. He laughed and said he knew that's what I'd say.

Tank19860430 05-01-2012 12:44 PM

Sweet man, that's where I crew jets. I remember hearing about the alert jets, good shit man..

Chris M 05-01-2012 04:26 PM

I assume you are with the 457th FW?

When I was mobilized, for some reason they had a unit out of New Mexico bring their fighters here. I thought that odd because we had a squadron of F16s and Navy/USMC F18s on the base. How's that for using tax payer dollars?

Tank19860430 05-01-2012 04:40 PM

Yessir... Really? From new mexico? That is kinda weird, my supervisor was on alert out there with the jet, I didn't know they weren't ours though... Smart move on the gov't, haha...

Chris M 05-01-2012 11:35 PM

Our fighters were parked under the overhangs with the Navy and DoD cops watching them. The alert pilots and ground crew had several trailers just behind the blast shields and enjoyed themselves immensely. They had some good cookouts while we would stand around and watch them. But we got to know some of the pilots pretty good and they'd invite us over for food. So our supervisor would run through each post and allow us to head over to them to get some grub. Good bunch of people.

bjrodriguez 05-02-2012 02:48 PM

ACU student if you can handle some youth... 21

4bangercrawler 05-02-2012 07:44 PM

Just got stationed at Dyess, where do ya'll go ride around here?

bjrodriguez 05-02-2012 09:48 PM

Pretty much all I know of around here are a couple of lakes (Kirby and phantom) that are fun to mud around. I know there's a trail just outside of dfw thats only about 2 hours away.

Tx98Formula 05-04-2012 07:17 AM

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Originally Posted by 4bangercrawler (Post 2328578)
Just got stationed at Dyess, where do ya'll go ride around here?

Kirby is fun after it rains! haven't been out to Phantom with the jeep yet, but i used to ride 4 wheelers out there a lot.

What do you do out here at Dyess? I'm B-1 fuel system repair, been here for 8 years now

Chris M 05-04-2012 09:57 AM

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Originally Posted by 4bangercrawler (Post 2328578)
Just got stationed at Dyess, where do ya'll go ride around here?

Growing up, we used to go out to Kirby and wheel. It was great because it was in sort of a bowl, so you were pretty hard to see from the road. I'm not sure what it's like today though as I haven't been to Abilene in 8 or 9 years.

If you go out there, be careful for trees and stumps. Some friends of mine went through some tires (and some seriously pissed parents) wheeling out there.

LarkinT 05-04-2012 01:03 PM

I also got to Abilene recently....ish :facepalm:, been here for about a year now and still haven't been able to make it out to any of the lakes. sooner or later I'll make it out there, just need someone to go with (just in case) I heard that red clay can get kind of tricky.

4bangercrawler 05-04-2012 06:14 PM

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Originally Posted by Tx98Formula

Kirby is fun after it rains! haven't been out to Phantom with the jeep yet, but i used to ride 4 wheelers out there a lot.

What do you do out here at Dyess? I'm B-1 fuel system repair, been here for 8 years now

B-1 engines in the backshop

LarkinT 05-11-2012 09:08 PM

anyone with a TJ need a half door? PM me if youre interested.

LarkinT 05-21-2012 09:03 PM

Alright so forget about the doors. Has anyone been west of base by those wind mills?

Tx98Formula 07-05-2012 06:01 AM

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Originally Posted by LarkinT (Post 2391301)
Alright so forget about the doors. Has anyone been west of base by those wind mills?

I used to right sport bikes out that way, you can't get right up on them cause they are on private property but you can get pretty close.

Tx98Formula 07-05-2012 06:04 AM

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Originally Posted by 4bangercrawler (Post 2335495)
B-1 engines in the backshop

So you're CMS also? I don't think I've ever seen your Jeep out there, what shift do you work?


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