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Creative Fab
September 11th, 2005, 08:53 PM
95geo, WhiteRhino and son-in-law and my self visited the Mounds toady.

Bryce had some chalenges he wanted to show us. We were not aware of the potential that exsists once you look arond inside the wooded areas.

We were impressed with the offerings and found enough chalenge outside of the mud to keep one busy for an entire day.

If we can bring in some rock to a few choice locations the Mounds would make for an even better venue.

We have the rocks at the Gladwin location, we need to see what we can do to move them to Genessee county :D

Roadhouse
September 11th, 2005, 09:36 PM
I&#39;ve seen many pictures from the cool tight stuff Bryce and some other Misfits have wheeled back in there. I looks good, but doesn&#39;t seem to favor a rig like mine....I don&#39;t want body damage, or major body damage. I&#39;ve seen a few pics that put you up agaisn&#39;t tree, that would reek havac on my lwb multi windowed Jeep :<img src=:" border="0" alt="mad.gif" /> . Guess it&#39;s time to build a SWB with not top :D

WhiteRhino
September 12th, 2005, 08:55 AM
Indeed, we had a good time without any body damage. There is enough to challenge anyone and I think that most any well built rig can get through. My problem was not body damage but purely a steep off camber hill. Has a little pucker factor...... ask Pat&#33;


Bryce, thanks for the tour.

95geo
September 12th, 2005, 01:12 PM
Originally posted by WhiteRhino@Sep 12 2005, 08:55 AM
Indeed, we had a good time without any body damage. There is enough to challenge anyone and I think that most any well built rig can get through. My problem was not body damage but purely a steep off camber hill. Has a little pucker factor...... ask Pat&#33;


Bryce, thanks for the tour.
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no problem&#33; there were still some areas we didnt get to but theres always another time

mike, there are many trails that you can have fun on that wont give you body damage, but vehicle control is a huge part in making it out unscathed

95geo
September 12th, 2005, 01:16 PM
Originally posted by Ironman@Sep 11 2005, 08:53 PM

If we can bring in some rock to a few choice locations the Mounds would make for an even better venue.

We have the rocks at the Gladwin location, we need to see what we can do to move them to Genessee county :D
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i would love to see this happen, but first and foremost we need to get the trails passable by fullsize vehicles again, its almost to the point where the access roads arent safe because of the lack of visibility

WhiteRhino
September 12th, 2005, 01:19 PM
Is there any form of trail brushing maintenance that goes on there?


Originally posted by 95geo+Sep 12 2005, 12:16 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(95geo &#064; Sep 12 2005, 12:16 PM)</div>
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If we can bring in some rock to a few choice locations the Mounds would make for an even better venue.

We have the rocks at the Gladwin location, we need to see what we can do to move them to Genessee county :D
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i would love to see this happen, but first and foremost we need to get the trails passable by fullsize vehicles again, its almost to the point where the access roads arent safe because of the lack of visibility
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95geo
September 12th, 2005, 02:38 PM
Originally posted by WhiteRhino@Sep 12 2005, 01:19 PM
Is there any form of trail brushing maintenance that goes on there?

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paging kb8ymf.....

how about some details

kb8ymf
September 12th, 2005, 11:26 PM
Originally posted by 95geo+Sep 12 2005, 01:38 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(95geo &#064; Sep 12 2005, 01:38 PM)</div>
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Is there any form of trail brushing maintenance that goes on there?

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paging kb8ymf.....

how about some details
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Maintenance.............Only G.L and some of the other org that use it. Like CCC and MATVA a few years back. . We did some clean-ups and minor trail clearing. Problem was and is now, due to the condition of the park, we need to get more than 3 to 6 volunteers like 95Geo has been doing for the last 6 mo. now.
I&#39;ve gotten the tentative go-ahead from the park ranger. Need to make formal request to have a &#39;trash pick-up and clearing&#39; weekend there this fall. Wanted to wait till Quarterly AND after the sweltering 90* temps to get general concenseus on support for that type of work project.
Also thought we would, GL, spring for some dog&#39;s and soda for the workers.
My hope is that there is a new group of individuals who desire to whip the Mounds into shape and provide probably the best wheeling opportunities in S.E. Mi. if not the entire Lower Pennisula.
SO...........What&#39;s a good open date this Fall? I&#39;ve made changes to the Calender permissions so any GL member can post an event. Let&#39;s get the events posted and find an open weekend. I&#39;ll put the letter together to request permission from Genessee Co. Parks.
jim - kb8ymf

Creative Fab
September 13th, 2005, 08:17 AM
How about the weekend of Oct 16 & 17?

It is the weekend after the quarterly, after that I will be in Montana for three weeks hunting and then returning to rifle Deer season here until Dec. 1 and then it is Muzzeloader season.

Not that you couldnt do it without me, but I would really like to be there&#33;

kb8ymf
September 13th, 2005, 10:27 AM
Q1: Do you want this to be more than just G.L.?
Q2: Will we do food?
Q3: Both days?
S1: I&#39;ll type up and submit the request letter this afternoon.
S2: We need to promote it through out the &#39;Michigan&#39; based BBS&#39;s.
jim - kb8ymf

95geo
September 13th, 2005, 11:40 AM
Originally posted by kb8ymf@Sep 13 2005, 10:27 AM
Q1: Do you want this to be more than just G.L.?
Q2: Will we do food?
Q3: Both days?
S1: I&#39;ll type up and submit the request letter this afternoon.
S2: We need to promote it through out the &#39;Michigan&#39; based BBS&#39;s.
jim - kb8ymf
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another suggestion: free admission for those who dont have season passes

WhiteRhino
September 13th, 2005, 11:45 AM
I can probably do at least one of those days.

Yes, I think GL should pop for some dogs & pop. Regardless of membership.
If people are willing to show up, this would be a good way for GL to show some "good faith" to those that may only know us as "stuffy".

Roadhouse
September 13th, 2005, 12:52 PM
Originally posted by WhiteRhino@Sep 13 2005, 11:45 AM
I can probably do at least one of those days.

Yes, I think GL should pop for some dogs & pop. Regardless of membership.
If people are willing to show up, this would be a good way for GL to show some "good faith" to those that may only know us as "stuffy".
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I agree with Mr. Kitson....and now this means I have to the 16th to get my Heep fixed, so I can help :D

DDS4X4
September 13th, 2005, 05:13 PM
I have two suggestions, but they are just mine and I will try to support the group choice.

First is October 1 - National Adopt-A-Road day
http://www.ufwda.org/adopt-a-road.htm
http://www.ufwda.org/adopt-resources.htm

It may be too short of notice to make this work effectively.

Second is October 8 - Day before the Quarterly, to make a weekend of it while we are traveling anyway.

Isn&#39;t the 17th a Monday??

I vote for food. Food is good and usually attracts others.

Creative Fab
September 15th, 2005, 08:19 AM
The weekend in question is actually the 15th and 16th.

The 15th is the Trolls fall color tour.

I think if we are to do this it probably would not conflict with that due to a different crowd that both events would gather.

We definately need to let everyone know about it through the forums, a calaborated effort&#33;

We should do food, GL&#39;s buys dogs and suds&#33;

If we can stay over night in the overflow parking area I could do both days. Or if there is a campground nearby.

Now we need to know if we can bring in rocks from Gladwin.

95geo
September 15th, 2005, 09:26 AM
rocks, the tires are 37&#39;s for reference
http://www.rollmeover.com/jeepboard/albrightshores/low_albrightshores005.jpg

Roadhouse
September 15th, 2005, 09:12 PM
Originally posted by 95geo@Sep 15 2005, 09:26 AM
rocks, the tires are 37&#39;s for reference
http://www.rollmeover.com/jeepboard/albrightshores/low_albrightshores005.jpg
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What are you getting at Bryce? You want those rocks, or those arent big enough for you? And when did Jason paint his Jeep green? It was flat black this spring.

DDS4X4
September 15th, 2005, 09:45 PM
I think he is just showing a picture of the rocks that are in Gladwin ready to be moved to the Mounds.

Roadhouse
September 15th, 2005, 10:13 PM
Originally posted by DDS4X4@Sep 15 2005, 09:45 PM
I think he is just showing a picture of the rocks that are in Gladwin ready to be moved to the Mounds.
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Yep I knew they were the Gladwin rocks....I seem to remember moving them around :<img src=:" border="0" alt="mad.gif" /> Heavy little monsters.

95geo
September 16th, 2005, 07:31 AM
Originally posted by Roadhouse66@Sep 15 2005, 09:12 PM

What are you getting at Bryce? You want those rocks, or those arent big enough for you? And when did Jason paint his Jeep green? It was flat black this spring.
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just visual aid/eye candy. the rocks are plenty big, its all in the placement..... i could find a way to get myself hung up on a basketball sized rock if its in the right place :D

as for the paint:
http://www.misfitoffroad.com/phpbb/viewtop...3291&highlight= (http://www.misfitoffroad.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=3291&highlight=)

Roadhouse
September 26th, 2005, 10:10 PM
Okay Pat and I were talking about this today. I just thought now that everyone is back from GG we could get some more talking going on. I&#39;m willing to help with the clearing, Pat has offered a seat in his Jeep for me.

Should we get some of the rocks from Gladwin? Jim M, is it okay with Park and Rec if we place some there?

Last should we advertise this on more than our site to try to get some bodies to help?

hosejockey4506
September 27th, 2005, 08:49 AM
i think a sunday would attract more local people from around the area to come help, alot of people work saturdays

Roadhouse
September 27th, 2005, 08:51 AM
Originally posted by hosejockey4506@Sep 27 2005, 08:49 AM
i think a sunday would attract more local people from around the area to come help, alot of people work saturdays
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Thanks for the input KC&#33;

Jarhead
September 27th, 2005, 01:01 PM
Originally posted by Roadhouse66+Sep 27 2005, 08:51 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Roadhouse66 &#064; Sep 27 2005, 08:51 AM)</div>
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Thanks for the input KC&#33;
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I am in the neighborhood and just need a fixed date so I can workout the details and be there&#33;

The picture clip is from The Mounds (May 2004).

95geo
September 27th, 2005, 02:21 PM
give me a date that my truck has to be fixed by and ill be there, as of right now my ujoints are in canada and im home so i have to get that whole mess figured out.......

kb8ymf
September 29th, 2005, 10:53 AM
Let me see where we&#39;re at with the Mounds Parks and Rec. I&#39;ll let you know.
kb8ymf

hosejockey4506
October 4th, 2005, 01:30 AM
any update