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by BPinnell
Fri Sep 30, 2005 9:03 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Pismo=DISASTER
Replies: 13
Views: 6857

Totally agreed, My girlfriend's family lives in Arroyo Grande, and she was down visiting, and went to get a camping pass for the weekend(since my day use yearly pass was up at the end of Aug, and the new ones are 50 BUCKS!) and she was told that there were "**** near sold out" on a thursday afternoo...
by BPinnell
Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:50 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Fill 'er up?
Replies: 6
Views: 1310

At least diesel is calming down. Of course as soon as that happened, some idiot didn't see the red light and took my powerstroke back.
by BPinnell
Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: House Passes ESA Reform!
Replies: 10
Views: 1232

Rep. Pombo is amazing. Finally someone who can bring in bipartisan support, even in his home state. Unfortunately, Lois Wolk, who represents the district I'm in, might as well change her name to Boxer.

It's about time to let the people tend to THEIR land.

And the dunes are OUR land.
by BPinnell
Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:43 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2005 JRS Award Winner---Jim Colln
Replies: 18
Views: 1898

Two stories about Jim: 1. Jim once took a half day off work to drive up a car full of ASA goodies 200 miles so I could go help out at a show. Can anyone count how many times he's done this tirelessly? 2. It was a "spam" e-mail that Jim sent out to me on AOL that lead me to the ASA. Need I say more? ...
by BPinnell
Wed May 11, 2005 7:12 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: ASA Committees and Chair Positions
Replies: 29
Views: 14412

I know it's been a while, but I just couldn't stay away any longer. I'm ready to jump back in head first.

I can see the capitol building from the window...(about 12 blocks)...you guys need a spy up here?

-Brad
by BPinnell
Thu Jan 09, 2003 2:22 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: More ASA Sightings.
Replies: 3
Views: 659

More ASA Sightings.

Time to open up a new thread.. Where have you seen ASA Lately? Me, Last monday, driving up I-5 towards the Grapevine, two Ford Trucks with campers and Toy trailers...one with a big GOT SAND and both with ASA insignias. Then a few saturdays ago while riding the Fillmore & Western Railway...in someone...
by BPinnell
Wed Jan 08, 2003 7:38 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Oh, so now we're Terrorists.
Replies: 8
Views: 1005

Oh, so now we're Terrorists.

It's been a while, but I'm back. I don't know if anyone has posted this yet, but honestly, I'm sick and tired of these eco-nazi's blaming us honest people again. http://www.detroitproject.com Now I'm sorry, by owning something that averages a great 13mpg on the highway, how in the hell am I supporti...
by BPinnell
Sun Oct 27, 2002 3:06 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What is your favorite drinking song?
Replies: 14
Views: 1232

One does believe that the aforementioned song has been a long time staple of Bulldog Football, and if I am not mistaken it was written and copywritten about a half mile from where I'm standing.

Could only be Fresno State....Need I say more?

Bradley

(I sing it every game)
by BPinnell
Tue Oct 22, 2002 9:01 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: More Misguided Environmental Activity
Replies: 3
Views: 917

Don't get me started. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has long been out of control. They are a quasi-governmental agency (E-plates) and act like Law Enforcement (and killjoys at that) to any one who might possibly be making our air unbreatheable. They haven't made sig...
by BPinnell
Tue Oct 22, 2002 11:16 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Riding in pickup beds and other unsafe activity:
Replies: 73
Views: 7307

On the subject of DUI... All an LEO has to say was..you were swerving erratically..no matter how many witnesses there are, you'll always be screwed. I'm sorry, I'm a big guy and one or two beers does not increase my BAC to a readable level, but with the crap going around these days...It sure as hell...
by BPinnell
Tue Oct 22, 2002 10:44 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Wash 10 Bridge
Replies: 22
Views: 1820

60..must be rough for a man who's rich enough to own a Funco...

Chuck, where did you get that forest ranger sticker? You probably told me at Grant's, but I forgot...
by BPinnell
Tue Oct 22, 2002 10:39 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: City of Orange residents, please read! ! !
Replies: 17
Views: 2270

It is nice of you to let the "small" things slide. This is why I want to move someplace where my nearest neighbor is 5 miles away. Now you see why I live in Bakersfield, eh? So, I have a neighbor who parks six cars on their front lawn and they make a lot of noise at night and I thank God I live in ...
by BPinnell
Mon Oct 21, 2002 4:45 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Thicked skinned volunteers
Replies: 1
Views: 984

Thank you.

It really hits home hearing that.

Bradley.
by BPinnell
Mon Oct 21, 2002 3:01 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Just curious...Who are you?
Replies: 225
Views: 22800

Oh god, i guess its my turn. Hi, I'm Brad, and I'm an al..er wrong intro... I'm Bradley, I'm 18 and stuck at Fresno State majoring in Agriculture Education, and I'm a Pismo Boy born and bread in beautiful Bakersfield, California. My 93 GMC is my sand toy right now...have some parts to start building...
by BPinnell
Sun Oct 20, 2002 1:55 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Regrets & Mistakes
Replies: 1
Views: 488

This is bad....i've already ordered 3 and i haven't even got into the 2000 collection yet
by BPinnell
Thu Oct 17, 2002 10:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FOOTBALL
Replies: 36
Views: 2364

Isn't it nice to be able to admit you're a 49er's fan again?! I love it...

Going to see another game in a couple of weeks.... watch and i'll wave at ya all...


Bradley
by BPinnell
Thu Oct 17, 2002 6:34 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Anyone familiar with California City?
Replies: 1
Views: 439

Actually, I haven't been out that way in a couple years, it is in my region up here and unfortunately its a place that all the other Kern County residents often forget about. From what I've heard, a lot of the surrounding land is no longer open. But the one to check with would be Roger @ Funrunner, ...
by BPinnell
Thu Oct 17, 2002 6:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Poll - Buggy, Quad, Bike, ATC, Prerunner...
Replies: 37
Views: 2557

Some of us nuts are trying to run snowmobiles too... Just wait and see, for now its back to the GMC, which now has a new transfer case, tranny, A/C, brakes, clutch....Got it back after 9 weeks in the shop, AND NOW its back at the radiator shop getting a new radiator and heater core....what else more...
by BPinnell
Mon Oct 14, 2002 3:52 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: “I just need some SAND”.
Replies: 20
Views: 2031

Thinking of snow..... My duning season here is all year. That's one of the great things about Pismo. BUT, there is another thing to pass the wintertime up here....Snowmobiling. Watch for next year, coming to a dune near you, my Polaris SandMobile :D :o :lol: Yep, yep, working on it right now...its t...
by BPinnell
Sat Oct 12, 2002 1:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: POLL: Where are you going to play?
Replies: 11
Views: 1021

Shoot, it won't let anyone vote twice. (shaking fist vengefully at phpBB2 and Hitesman)
by BPinnell
Sat Oct 12, 2002 1:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: POLL: Where are you going to play?
Replies: 11
Views: 1021

POLL: Where are you going to play?

Vote more than once, so that we can know everywhere you're going to ride.
:D 8)

Bradley
by BPinnell
Tue Oct 08, 2002 8:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK how was it?
Replies: 24
Views: 1292

Jason, I can't agree with you more! I still have to get my fix in though, since someone stole my quad about a year and a half ago. And yes, the GMC has been in the shop the last 7 out of 8 weeks, but hey, would I have it any other way? Never...at least until the warranty runs out.... P.S. If I make ...
by BPinnell
Sun Oct 06, 2002 8:09 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK how was it?
Replies: 24
Views: 1292

Broken Transfer Case, $1400 Cracked Radiator, $160 2 Nights of Camping, $12 Scaring the crap out of your girlfriend on her first trip to Oceano, and still waking up to a beautiful sunrise for two days in a row? Priceless. There are some things money can't buy, those are the things that credit cards ...
by BPinnell
Wed Oct 02, 2002 6:37 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Poll relating to the ASA
Replies: 27
Views: 2029

Thomas, I will be e-mailing you soon, I too, have the same concerns as you do.

Bradley
by BPinnell
Sat Sep 28, 2002 1:59 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: FRIENDS OF OCEANO DUNES TO HOST CCC'S CLEANUP DAY
Replies: 8
Views: 1851

Anthony, How did it go? When's the next one, We're regrouping here and I'll be in touch with you shortly about a joint cleanup/get-together in the near future. Let's make it work.

Bradley
by BPinnell
Sat Sep 28, 2002 1:45 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Board of Directors Poll
Replies: 36
Views: 2587

Get real. These results will only be used against us.

It's better to vent our opinions in words, not yes or no.
by BPinnell
Sat Sep 14, 2002 2:36 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 11
Views: 714

Mike, happy to hear you're coming. Although my travel is substantially shorter, I am in the same boat as you. I'd be more than willing to share either my truck (if its out of the shop) bed, or you can have the driver's seat of the Mercedes. It's close quarters, but it beats the hell out of the groun...
by BPinnell
Thu Sep 12, 2002 8:41 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: MAGIC CAVE (Someone explain how this works)
Replies: 3
Views: 560

had me fooled for a minute! good job

Bradley
by BPinnell
Thu Sep 05, 2002 5:17 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Another Stolen Car
Replies: 20
Views: 1620

It was probably a jealous Sierra Club member.... Give him a new ASA sticker for christ's sake. I would be severely disappointed if the ASA was as hearless as that. And if you won't...Bill me. Bradley. If it gets up this far, I'll be on it like a SC member on a Snowy Plover. Bradley T. Pinnell Northe...
by BPinnell
Mon Sep 02, 2002 2:12 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Anyone ever been to the Somoa Dunes?
Replies: 4
Views: 636

Stacy would be the one to ask about there.


Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Mon Sep 02, 2002 2:09 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: EA Sports Freekstyle Advertising Disaster
Replies: 5
Views: 813

I could not agree more.

Writing my e-mails now.

Bradley

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Sat Aug 31, 2002 12:52 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: MP3 or Minidisk
Replies: 33
Views: 2829

I've discovered a quite easy way to accomplish the mp3 player to head unit problem. I'm the kind of guy who goes for fairly good bass so I really dont see putting anything over 200 bucks into a head unit. Aiwa has a couple units CDX1170 or something like that. I have one mounted in the glove compart...
by BPinnell
Fri Aug 30, 2002 8:17 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The finger is what I got...
Replies: 21
Views: 1541

quote: Oh, by the way, 21mpg in town

<expletive deleted>. Now my little half-ton is up to 11 with the K&N and the Flowmaster.

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Fri Aug 30, 2002 8:13 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Under 21 DUI laws - forfieture of vehicle?
Replies: 12
Views: 998

Amen.

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Thu Aug 29, 2002 3:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Under 21 DUI laws - forfieture of vehicle?
Replies: 12
Views: 998

Well the law comes down to common sense, and honestly, DUI is looked upon as smoking is. Myself, being 18, has a lot of older friends who are of legal drinking age, therefore I periodically enjoy a few adult beverages. Unfortunately, I live near a town that profiles any teenage boy in a lifted truck...
by BPinnell
Tue Aug 27, 2002 2:53 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Labor Day Weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Lets get the ASA name out this weekend. Wear your shirts, hand out some newsletters (call me for some), join in with FoOD's cleanup. Get out and get involved. Bradley. Bradley T. Pinnell Northern California Membership Director American Sand Association (661) 203-0979 (559) 278-6055 Duning is not a c...
by BPinnell
Tue Aug 27, 2002 2:51 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: This Weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 1072

I'm sorry I didn't get to read your mesage, I was over there for about 6 hours on saturday and probably going back this weekend. I'm sure if you go over to Friends of Oceano Dunes forums at http://oceanodunes.org/forums there would be someone within the area that could help you. Good Luck, enjoy, an...
by BPinnell
Tue Aug 27, 2002 2:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Kern County BOS to adopt a position on Wilderness
Replies: 4
Views: 488

I'm making some phone calls right now to a couple BOS members. This is horsesh-t that needs to be stopped. I can't make it to the meeting as of this time, is there anyone in the area that can do so? Thanks, Bradley Bradley T. Pinnell Northern California Membership Director American Sand Association ...
by BPinnell
Tue Aug 27, 2002 2:42 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Hyundai to close trails in Cal City
Replies: 7
Views: 677

I thought Cal City was a ghost town...figures why the rest of Kern County forgets about them. Roger, Sorry to hear about the designation, any tortii even out there? Bradley Bradley T. Pinnell Northern California Membership Director American Sand Association (661) 203-0979 (559) 278-6055 Duning is no...
by BPinnell
Tue Aug 27, 2002 2:39 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: smoke 'em if you got 'em
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

quote:Two sides of the same coin. My basic philosophy on this for the last couple of years has been that no matter who you vote for, you are going to get a politician. HEY? MAN? I Thought you were my friend Jeff?!?!?!?! Figures i'd hear that from an ex-smoker. pfft. Bradley Bradley T. Pinnell Northe...
by BPinnell
Sun Aug 25, 2002 8:33 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sierra Club Desert Committee Meeting minutes
Replies: 8
Views: 1065

quote:OHVs-Terry Weiner and others Since 1986 $194 million has been granted to BLM. USFS, and other agencies. We need to read these grants, and get active in suggesting projects to be funded by them. Not our money! quote: Meeting suspended for dogfight; meeting resumes. Hmmmmmmmmmmmm..... quote:It m...
by BPinnell
Sun Aug 25, 2002 8:20 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Oil drilling, cattle ranching OK if you're green
Replies: 4
Views: 508

quote:asked Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, which has the same mission as the conservancy, but uses lawsuits and other adversarial tactics. Well, I hate to be playing the devils advocate, but hell, its better than Suckling. Bradley T. Pinnell Northern Cali...
by BPinnell
Thu Aug 22, 2002 2:55 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Wanna Race?
Replies: 5
Views: 569

**** you. This is addictive.

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Thu Aug 22, 2002 2:48 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: My New Enviro-Friendly Job....
Replies: 2
Views: 313

My New Enviro-Friendly Job....

I am working in an occupation that would please most environmentalists. BEFORE YOU SHOOT...it has even greater benefits to the Farmers who use the technology. I am now working for the Agricultural Gas Company. http://www.aggas.biz We're developing technology to take CO2 emissions from manufacturing ...
by BPinnell
Wed Aug 21, 2002 2:43 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PETA at it again
Replies: 11
Views: 868

check the link above

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Fri Aug 16, 2002 4:21 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PETA at it again
Replies: 11
Views: 868

Even more dirt. http://www.pilotonline.com/news/nw0305peta.html Group asks IRS to revoke PETA's tax-exempt status By SONJA BARISIC, Associated Press © March 5, 2002 NORFOLK -- A group that tracks criminal acts against businesses wants the federal government to revoke the tax-exempt status of People...
by BPinnell
Fri Aug 16, 2002 4:19 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PETA at it again
Replies: 11
Views: 868

http://www.fegan.net/peta.htm

This thing never gets old. Buy a bumper sticker.

Brad

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Fri Aug 16, 2002 4:15 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PETA at it again
Replies: 11
Views: 868

http://www.fishinghurts.com These PETA <deleted> were on a LA radio show on KROQ last summer promoting this site. When asked by the hosts if they were truly as extreme as their organization's stance they replied in a manner such as this. If we can get one person to even sway our way 1%, our mission ...
by BPinnell
Tue Aug 13, 2002 11:41 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: New Humor Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 867

what other site?

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.
by BPinnell
Sun Aug 11, 2002 7:42 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Completely Stupid
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Lonely again Jeff?

Bradley T. Pinnell
Northern California Membership Director
American Sand Association
(661) 203-0979
(559) 278-6055

Duning is not a crime.
It's our job to keep it that way.

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