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by crash
Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: How do I really feel about the ISDRA fee increase?
Replies: 2
Views: 2432

Re: How do I really feel about the ISDRA fee increase?

The reasons for this should be obvious. The government does not want us there. They never have. Since we insist upon having some fun, they come up with ways to tax us without officially taxing us, because THAT would be illegal. Now, just like with other revenue sources, they have become addicted to ...
by crash
Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The ASA Forums have Moved
Replies: 5
Views: 3265

Re: The ASA Forums have Moved

Nice "update". :roll:
by crash
Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Daniel Patterson in the news
Replies: 13
Views: 5242

Re: Daniel Patterson in the news

So why does this still come up when I search his name... http://www.azleg.gov/MembersPage.asp?Member_ID=71&Legislature=50&Session_ID=102 Is this old info or something? I guess it WAS old news. Seems as though once posted, it never really comes off the government sites. This is some nice stuff though...
by crash
Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Shocker - AZ OHV funds turning out just as bad as CA's
Replies: 7
Views: 4252

Re: Shocker - AZ OHV funds turning out just as bad as CA's

Lots of nice political jargon and promises there, but it just comes down to ONE THING...


SHOW ME THE MONEY!!!
by crash
Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The Sands of Forgiveness
Replies: 2
Views: 1604

Re: The Sands of Forgiveness

Sandcock wrote:LEARN TO WRITE YOUR HURTS IN THE SAND AND TO CARVE YOUR BENEFITS IN STONE.
So are we talking "friends with benefits" here, or more like the benefits you get after working as, say, a fulltime fire fighter for 5 years? :P
by crash
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Daniel Patterson in the news
Replies: 13
Views: 5242

Re: Daniel Patterson in the news

WOOHOO!!

I don't visit this site much any more, but it sure is nice to see news like this when I do! 8)
by crash
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: LEGAL GAS CONTAINERS
Replies: 9
Views: 4484

Re: LEGAL GAS CONTAINERS

I happen to know one of the, if not THE, largest manufacturer and also a very large distributor of these "jugs". They are both facing fines of MILLIONS of $$ from the CARB. The distributor is a good friend of mine. He is personally facing over $1M in fines for selling these, not only in CA, but to a...
by crash
Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: HR 3784
Replies: 2
Views: 1962

HR 3784

Bing or Google HR 3784. It's some crazy stuff. Scares the HELL outta me.


http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/h ... ny-profits
by crash
Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Greater Sage-Grouse Warrants Protection
Replies: 8
Views: 2361

Re: Greater Sage-Grouse Warrants Protection

Personal view here, but it seems that recently I have witnessed the BLMs general attitudes have changed for the worse. It used to be that BLM land and management thereof was USER centered, and not land centered. In other words, it seems to me like they used to be much more accomodating to citizens w...
by crash
Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Crash at Test Hill at Gordons Well
Replies: 4
Views: 2371

Re: Crash at Test Hill at Gordons Well

Why do people insist on putting CRAPPY music to most any video that involves OHV use? Anyway, don't people know that there are general areas where buggies go, bikes go, etc? Usually also areas or corridors of up traffic and down traffic. The driver of the rail is an idiot...on many levels. One of th...
by crash
Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: Handrail?
Replies: 1
Views: 2673

Re: Handrail?

After seeing some of the things people have gotten away with, I think you probably would have no issues with using this material, so long as the design is correct and the welding is good.
by crash
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Oregon Reintroduces Bill to Limit Suspension/Tire Alteration
Replies: 2
Views: 786

Re: Oregon Reintroduces Bill to Limit Suspension/Tire Alteration

OK... So how exactly is this supposed to be enforced? I mean, are the COPS gonna be issued a document with EVERY bumper height of EVERY vehicle EVER made along with a tape measure and be told to "go at it"? I highly doubt it. Stupid bill, but I think that unless you are driving around in a monster t...
by crash
Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Trying Out My New Camera
Replies: 16
Views: 5868

Re: Trying Out My New Camera

I have five of the GoPro HD cameras and have over 500 GB of footage so far from them...of my road racing endeavors. Love these cameras, and they are practically "throw away" compared to the Sonys that I also use at $2800 each! I use the Sony Vegas software to edit. Another family member prefers the ...
by crash
Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Act now - OHV Fund under assult
Replies: 11
Views: 1424

Re: Act now - OHV Fund under assult

phantom, Please make sure that whoever actually does the litigation adds the fact that this is being done "for the good of the public" to the complaint so that all the attorneys fees can be recouped from the state as well. This is how the schmucks at the CBD do it, and it's how we/you/whoever should...
by crash
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Where is everyone?
Replies: 49
Views: 7131

Re: Where is everyone?

I think you all know why I'm gone. And for the record, I was one of the lone few, well maybe one, that was absolutely against the banning of Blue Sky. He came on here, fired all of us up, gave us something to talk about, and occasionally tipped his hand to what was coming down the pike. IMHO, bannin...
by crash
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Act now - OHV Fund under assult
Replies: 11
Views: 1424

Re: Act now - OHV Fund under assult

Nice to see that important info is still being posted here.
by crash
Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:58 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Fix Is In.....But You Knew That
Replies: 6
Views: 2708

Re: The Fix Is In.....But You Knew That

And if any of you folks beleive that these kinds of things DON"T happen when the (supposed) Conservatives are in control, I've got some BEAUTIFUL Pacific Ocean beachfront property in Az to sell you..cheap. I believe in treating all the animals equally. If we’re going to post the Obama crap, then we...
by crash
Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:45 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Fix Is In.....But You Knew That
Replies: 6
Views: 2708

Re: The Fix Is In.....But You Knew That

L&L Corvairs wrote:And if any of you folks beleive that these kinds of things DON"T happen when the (supposed) Conservatives are in control, I've got some BEAUTIFUL Pacific Ocean beachfront property in Az to sell you..cheap.

Two wrongs don't make a right!
by crash
Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Look Out Sand Drags.
Replies: 13
Views: 1903

Re: Look Out Sand Drags.

Now you are trying to draw conclusions about what I said that are far from the words of what I said. I never said there was a conspiracy. I don't know where you got that from. What there is is a slippery slope created by false assumptions that were acted upon by government entities that are now havi...
by crash
Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:36 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Look Out Sand Drags.
Replies: 13
Views: 1903

Re: Look Out Sand Drags.

Two points here. First I never said that people die all the time at these races. I said in the "off road sport". HUGE difference. Second, that said, I have friends and neighbors that are drivers in MANY off road races both here and in Mexico. They have related to me some really amazing stories about...
by crash
Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Fix Is In.....But You Knew That
Replies: 6
Views: 2708

The Fix Is In.....But You Knew That

Just got this in an email. Although I put little stock in forwarded email messages like this, it makes perfect sense to me. These guys/gals are serious scum bags. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ This has be...
by crash
Thu Aug 19, 2010 1:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Look Out Sand Drags.
Replies: 13
Views: 1903

Re: Look Out Sand Drags.

Looks to me like some yahoo wanted to see his name everywhere, wrote a story, and, unfortunately all the major wires then picked it up. Uh, crash, if you are referring to the accident that happened last weekend at the Mojave 200…. This accident was national news. It was on all the major networks th...
by crash
Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Look Out Sand Drags.
Replies: 13
Views: 1903

Re: Look Out Sand Drags.

I think Sloppy is in for some rough days ahead. (not our sloppy of course) I've said this exact thing about the sand drags, IIRC even here on these boards, for quite some time. I enjoy them, and even participate in them, but I always keep my family INSIDE a vehicle, a large truck at that, and show u...
by crash
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: Camera • Video • Computer • Internet • Website
Topic: Hero HD Camera
Replies: 0
Views: 1636

Hero HD Camera

If you guys haven't used a Hero HD camera yet......you gotta try one. REALLY cool, and virtually indestructable. At $300 for an HD camera, they are also darn near disposable!
by crash
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: Welding Tips
Replies: 35
Views: 20045

Re: Welding Tips

If you guys are worried about penetration, you might want to try straight CO2. It's what I have been using for MIG welding for quite sometime and the welds definitely penetrate. It is not as consistant as the mix gas, but once the part heats up a bit, watch out, penetration will not be a problem. Al...
by crash
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: aluminum
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: aluminum

6061 can be used for most anything that doesn't have a bend in it. If you have bends, then a 3000-5000 series aluminum is better suited. As you go down in number, generally speaking, the aluminum gets softer and easier to work. This is why if you are looking for strength, 6000-7000 series is prefera...
by crash
Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: License Requirements....have you heard of an R endorsement??
Replies: 45
Views: 4944

Re: License Requirements....have you heard of an R endorsement??

Man what a crapper load of poop that is.

I'm just curious then, if the requirements are now EXACTLY the same for commercial and non-commercial, why would anyone get the non-commercial?
by crash
Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Black Streaks on Toybox Siding
Replies: 5
Views: 3896

Re: Black Streaks on Toybox Siding

I was just told by a pro detailer that Eagle1 wheel and tire cleaner does a fantastic job. He said the first time he used it he about crapped a brick because it turned the area yellow. After drying though, he said it was all good. Maybe try it on a small area. I haven't tried it myself. I use boat w...
by crash
Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: License Requirements....have you heard of an R endorsement??
Replies: 45
Views: 4944

Re: License Requirements....have you heard of an R endorsement??

So you guys are saying that the yearly/bi-yearly medical requirement is for a non-com also? News to me. May have had to get it signed off once, but are you guys saying it is the same as the commercial requirements? Cause that's not how I understood it, but it's been a couple years since I looked at ...
by crash
Thu May 13, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes
Replies: 40
Views: 6600

Re: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes

Read the regs closely.

http://www.arb.ca.gov/enf/advs/advs397.pdf

There are reformulated unleaded versions of high octane race gas that are available, and probably what you are seeing at pumps that allow self service.
by crash
Thu May 06, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: License Requirements....have you heard of an R endorsement??
Replies: 45
Views: 4944

Re: License Requirements....have you heard of an R endorsement??

I know I have discussed this in depth on this forum before, but from memory, this is the synopsis. 5th wheel up to 10,000 lbs, nothing special required. Regular class C 5th wheel 10,001 -15,000 lbs requires "R" endorsement. 5th wheel 15,001 and up requires non-com class A so long as for personal use...
by crash
Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:27 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: BLM RAMP Meetings
Replies: 34
Views: 6883

Re: BLM RAMP Meetings

AS ORIGINALLY POSTED BY L&L "haven’t looked at the data yet, either, so it is possible that Erin is incorrect, however, I’m will to be she is not. (anyone care to wager??? How about a 6 pack of ones favorite ICB?. I’ll bet on Erin.) We have to remember that the 1.82” rain event has to happen between...
by crash
Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:20 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: DRAMP/RAMP Comments
Replies: 139
Views: 27374

Re: DRAMP/RAMP Comments

Truthfully, I think the biggest hurdle would be the insurance that would have to be held for the operation. We're already paying for all the studies and other BS, so why shouldn't we have a bigger say in what actually happens on the land like a lease holder would? We were already told last night, st...
by crash
Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: BLM RAMP Meetings
Replies: 34
Views: 6883

Re: BLM RAMP Meetings

Sorry, guess I should have put this here instead of the other places I did: I attended the BLM meeting last night in San Diego and came away with only a couple things. 1) The BLMs path has already been chosen, and we were one of the least considered factors in crafting "alternatives". 2) This was th...
by crash
Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: BLM Meeting Thoughts
Replies: 1
Views: 708

BLM Meeting Thoughts

I attended the BLM meeting last night in San Diego and came away with only a couple things. 1) The BLMs path has already been chosen, and we were one of the least considered factors in crafting "alternatives". 2) This was the first meeting I have been at where people, many people, were asking for mi...
by crash
Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: DRAMP/RAMP Comments
Replies: 139
Views: 27374

Re: DRAMP/RAMP Comments

I attended the BLM meeting last night in San Diego and came away with only a couple things. 1) The BLMs path has already been chosen, and we were one of the least considered factors in crafting "alternatives". 2) This was the first meeting I have been at where people, many people, were asking for mi...
by crash
Thu Dec 31, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: Camera • Video • Computer • Internet • Website
Topic: Camcorder under $500?
Replies: 5
Views: 2729

Re: Camcorder under $500?

If you are going to be using in harsh environments and also want to do in car stuff, you may want to take a look at the Hero cameras. I just bought six of them for a race car video project I am doing. 1080p HD for under $300 and the size of a matchbox or two. Totally sealed and can take a serious be...
by crash
Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 3296

Re: Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!

Glad to see this thread continuing, and NO it is NOT about politics. It is about you, me, and everyone else that pays a tax to use OUR lands and then sees it double for no real reason. And then sees it looted to pay for things it wasn't taken for. Taxation without representation. Remember that term?...
by crash
Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Cloward-Piven Strategy
Replies: 3
Views: 795

Re: The Cloward-Piven Strategy

You wouldn't be claiming that a strategy of, asking for ALL KINDS OF CRAZY STUFF, and then when only half the crazy stuff is agreed to and all sides can claim victory, is being used, are you? Cause it kinda sounds like it, and that would fit my description of what is going on right now. GET RID OF T...
by crash
Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Thanks to the libs for all the "change"...NOT
Replies: 5
Views: 1055

Re: Thanks to the libs for all the "change"...NOT

If you are not a socialist, gun hating, tree hugger, you are not allowed into the White House these days.
by crash
Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:50 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Horror of Legalizing Pot in California????
Replies: 56
Views: 5371

Re: Horror of Legalizing Pot in California????

I don't have time to read all this.......stuff, but IMO it should be just another perscription drug. Hemp is also a very useful product that people in the US have to pay other countries for in products that require it. It's actually used in some automotive items that we have to buy from Canada becau...
by crash
Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:44 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: STOP SPENDING
Replies: 14
Views: 1747

Re: STOP SPENDING

May I suggest that you all read Atlas Shrugged, if you haven't already. Pretty amazing stuff.

Man would I love to find a Galt's Gulch right about now. The looters are at our gates.
by crash
Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Campaign Promise
Replies: 13
Views: 2028

Re: Campaign Promise

Don't forget the VAT. That would be the "Value Added Tax" which is essentially a Federal sales tax. Most European countries already have this and the idea is being heavily circulated in Washington. I only hope that people that see themselves as "reasonable" Democrates wake up in time for all of us t...
by crash
Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Friday fun
Replies: 9
Views: 1177

Re: Friday fun

Kind of off topic, but I just learned that the company my college buddy works for is the one doing the canal through the dunes work. I started ripping him a new one and he said they have taken a lot of flak on this one. Almost as much as the border fence. It's the same company that filled in Smugele...
by crash
Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:30 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 3296

Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!

I just got one of my OHV renewal notices and it is for $52.00!!!! What the FFFFFFFF!!!!!!!! I knew there was an increase coming, but I understood that it would just be up to $40. $52 from $25 is over a 100% increase!!!! I effen HATE THIS STATE!!! I was already thinking about nonoping my OHVs as I ra...
by crash
Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Different Perspective on Global Warming
Replies: 7
Views: 1347

Re: Different Perspective on Global Warming

I believe that history will show that not only is GW a complete hoax, but that Ex Pres Bush in no way was even close to the worst president ever. Time will tell. We shall see.
by crash
Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 18630

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

Yep, don't show any backbone on the smaller "insignificant" closure in the south dunes and look where it gets ya. Those who loose site of their principles are lost entirely. I haven't been to the dunes in years. I have found another place for my family to recreate and be left alone, for now, from th...
by crash
Fri Jan 30, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Oduma
Replies: 36
Views: 4702

Re: Oduma

Just watch Slop.....and you will likely find out.

All I can say is, I hope Obama doesn't have to deal with half the huge issues that George W had to deal with. I didn't agree with alot of Bush's policies, but this guys policies are just down right frightening.

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