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by ChuckZilla
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: What's the 2nd best eye protection from sand?
Replies: 13
Views: 13331

Re: What's the 2nd best eye protection from sand?

BHenry wrote:Oakley "Sand" Frames. I've been blasted full in the face wearing them, and no sand got in.
by ChuckZilla
Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Unforgivable harassment over the Thanksgiving 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6844

Re: Unforgivable harassment over the Thanksgiving 2011

@chuck, wish I could get out to the dunes/desert more often, just a lot going on. Looking forward to my first trip to Glamis in January :D Same here, made it out for TDay and had a good time. That makes two trips in a year so far, the one before was last New Years. The family talked me in to going ...
by ChuckZilla
Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Unforgivable harassment over the Thanksgiving 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6844

Re: Unforgivable harassment over the Thanksgiving 2011

Sandcock wrote:@Chuck........hey stranger :mrgreen:

Hey Scotty, how ya doin'. :D
by ChuckZilla
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:17 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Unforgivable harassment over the Thanksgiving 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 6844

Re: Unforgivable harassment over the Thanksgiving 2011

Jones333, I don't mean to attack you, but why on earth would you hang a pot leaf sign outside your trailer? I have a prescription for vicoden for pain as well as one for Paxil for anxiety, do you ever see anyone advertising their use of prescription meds? So why the urge to show off the pot prescrip...
by ChuckZilla
Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OHMVR Commission -Doesn't Support Base Expansion
Replies: 1
Views: 929

Re: OHMVR Commission -Doesn't Support Base Expansion

Wow, only three years to decide they didn't agree with it. Hope nobody woke them telling them that there was a major thing going on out there that could cost off-roaders a bunch of land.
by ChuckZilla
Thu Apr 21, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Thought I should post this here as well...
Replies: 7
Views: 3041

Re: Thought I should post this here as well...

So you are mainly concerned with the joining of the tubes around the pre bent sections I gather. My opinion is if you design a structure that distributes the loads throughout the chassis then it will be safe up to point. Another opinion I have is if you don't have the money for a tube bender then yo...
by ChuckZilla
Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Thought I should post this here as well...
Replies: 7
Views: 3041

Re: Thought I should post this here as well...

You should really know exactly what the tubing is metal wise and find out it's hardness level. Try to contact the manufacturer to get info on it, they might not be very compliant on giving you info but it's worth a try. Get some of the material and work with it, weld it, heat it, stress it, put a 3 ...
by ChuckZilla
Tue Apr 19, 2011 10:34 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Man Suffers Burn Injuries in Glamis
Replies: 1
Views: 2066

Re: Man Suffers Burn Injuries in Glamis

Word over at Glamis Dunes.com was that it was a Sobe bomb gone wrong. No confirmation of that.
by ChuckZilla
Sun Mar 20, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Flying to Japan
Replies: 6
Views: 1363

Re: Flying to Japan

=D> =D> =D>
by ChuckZilla
Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Flying to Japan
Replies: 6
Views: 1363

Re: Flying to Japan

gelwell wrote:Be careful and hopefully you wont be in too much danger
X2
by ChuckZilla
Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A Mine Non-Rescue Story
Replies: 15
Views: 1842

Re: A Mine Non-Rescue Story

HSSC wrote:OK, so now I'm "stupid".

Love,peace and a share a big fat one................ :-^

I put a smiley face after it, guess you can't read either. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by ChuckZilla
Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A Mine Non-Rescue Story
Replies: 15
Views: 1842

Re: A Mine Non-Rescue Story

You have to go to the view key and blow things up. Then at the bottom of the canyon you can see a drill rig tower. That's the Geothermal plant. These are my pic's. But the powers that control this wed site will not let me post as I used too when they thought it was.................... BLA BLA BLA.....
by ChuckZilla
Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A Mine Non-Rescue Story
Replies: 15
Views: 1842

Re: A Mine Non-Rescue Story

For those who can't read, the man fell into an abandoned mine in the Murghy's Mine Complex in the Jersey Valley. The man who died, worked at the Geothermal well site in the Jersey Valley. I was only attempting to add a bit of perspective to the thread. I worked at that geothermal site last summer.....
by ChuckZilla
Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A Mine Non-Rescue Story
Replies: 15
Views: 1842

Re: A Mine Non-Rescue Story

You have to go to the view key and blow things up. Then at the bottom of the canyon you can see a drill rig tower. That's the Geothermal plant. These are my pic's. But the powers that control this wed site will not let me post as I used too when they thought it was.................... BLA BLA BLA.....
by ChuckZilla
Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Businesses Leaving Kali
Replies: 4
Views: 2502

Re: Businesses Leaving Kali

Hmmm........the less businesses in Cali, the less people. The less people, the less crowded freeways. The less crowded freeways, the more happier Chucks. It's a big country, plenty of room for a business to flourish, away from California where the state can't keep up with infrastructure needs as it...
by ChuckZilla
Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Businesses Leaving Kali
Replies: 4
Views: 2502

Re: Businesses Leaving Kali

Hmmm........the less businesses in Cali, the less people. The less people, the less crowded freeways. The less crowded freeways, the more happier Chucks. It's a big country, plenty of room for a business to flourish, away from California where the state can't keep up with infrastructure needs as it ...
by ChuckZilla
Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Happy Birthday Woodglue!
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Re: Happy Birthday Woodglue!

Happy Birthday Mike!
by ChuckZilla
Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Leaking Bowl gasket
Replies: 13
Views: 3499

Re: Leaking Bowl gasket

SKU: 92055-1589
RING-O,FLOAT CHAMBER $16.56
by ChuckZilla
Tue Sep 07, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: Jeep Grand Cherokee 1997 Electrical Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1397

Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee 1997 Electrical Problem

Stuck relay? Good bright headlights when it's running?
by ChuckZilla
Mon Jul 12, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: BLM bans playing horseshoes for our safety!!
Replies: 23
Views: 3326

Re: BLM bans playing horseshoes for our safety!!

Here's the problem. Nobody wants metal stakes in the ground for obvious reasons, and users want the rangers to enforce any rules regarding stakes or metal put in the ground intentionally. You guys want to be able to play horseshoes, Ranger X approaches a camp with metal stakes in the ground that are...
by ChuckZilla
Sun Jun 20, 2010 2:16 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: My daughter asked, " why would you riot ? "
Replies: 10
Views: 1396

Re: My daughter asked, " why would you riot ? "

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by ChuckZilla
Sat Jun 19, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: My daughter asked, " why would you riot ? "
Replies: 10
Views: 1396

Re: My daughter asked, " why would you riot ? "

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by ChuckZilla
Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: GPS • Two-Way Radios
Topic: ASA list with licenses
Replies: 71
Views: 53346

Re: ASA list with licenses

I've already posted my call in this thread but wanted to update my class since I passed the General exam this last Thursday. Cheers to all the duning HAMr's.

KF6HNO

EDIT.Well I thought I had posted here but it looks like I didn't. Anywho, I'm here now.
by ChuckZilla
Fri Jun 04, 2010 5:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Please welcome our new little duner
Replies: 18
Views: 2337

Re: Please welcome our new little duner

Congrats to the Hitesman's!
by ChuckZilla
Mon May 17, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ~~May 2010 Night Ride Trip~~
Replies: 71
Views: 7739

Re: ~~May 2010 Night Ride Trip~~

Not looking good for me as my weekend at El Mirage attending the SCTA opener (that was supposed to be cheap) costed more than I thought it would. That and Hunter's quad lost spark while we were out there. I'm hoping it's just the "no start in gear safety" system that is malfunctioning.
by ChuckZilla
Sun May 09, 2010 12:41 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ~~May 2010 Night Ride Trip~~
Replies: 71
Views: 7739

Re: ~~May 2010 Night Ride Trip~~

Got my new battery and replaced the plugs on the HID's. I'll be making a trip to Skat Trak for paddle repair/replacement this week. Can't wait.
by ChuckZilla
Tue May 04, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ~~May 2010 Night Ride Trip~~
Replies: 71
Views: 7739

Re: ~~May 2010 Night Ride Trip~~

The plan is to be there.
by ChuckZilla
Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: APRIL 29, 2010 Commission Meeting, Rep briefing on S 2921
Replies: 5
Views: 2702

Re: APRIL 29, 2010 Commission Meeting, Rep briefing on S 2921

B.w The BLM will present an overview of the draft Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area Management Plan (RAMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The RAMP/EIS outlines the future management of the 160,000-acre Dunes located in eastern Imperial County and analyzes the environmental impacts of t...
by ChuckZilla
Sun Apr 25, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ~~aSa's 2010 Off Season Night Ride Trips~~
Replies: 22
Views: 3070

Re: ~~aSa's 2010 Off Season Night Ride Trips~~

Can't wait for the May trip! I need a new battery, some HID bulb plugs and a new set of paddles for my quad to be ready. I'm hoping maybe Momma will let me spring for a cushy cot for snoozin'. Looking forward to seeing the regular guys/gals and shaking some new hands. I'm working on my begging skill...
by ChuckZilla
Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: BLM RAMP Meetings
Replies: 34
Views: 7631

Re: BLM RAMP Meetings

What I dont understand is you drive you OHV in the closed camping areas but you cant camp? Whats he difference? I mean traffic is traffic wheather its passing thru or all around or parked it still gets driven / rode on. Me thinks it is a way to appease the judge and FWS. Same with the rain closure....
by ChuckZilla
Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: BLM RAMP Meetings
Replies: 34
Views: 7631

Re: BLM RAMP Meetings

I would like to thank those that attended the meeting especially Woodglue for posting those detailed minutes. My wife is taking the recent death of her mother very hard and I needed to be close to home.
Again, thank-you to the attendees and Mike for posting.

Chuck
by ChuckZilla
Sat Apr 10, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: 660 Raptor Hub
Replies: 2
Views: 1691

Re: 660 Raptor Hub

I've used an impact to tighten my hub nuts and they still come loose. (yes I used cotter key) Over NY's I spun a hub, it was an older Banshee hub that came with some paddles I bought. My bike has a Durablu axle which may be the cause.
by ChuckZilla
Wed Apr 07, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Important Meeting Notices
Topic: BLM's DRAMP Meetings Apr13, 14 & 15
Replies: 8
Views: 3727

Re: BLM's DRAMP Meetings Apr13, 14 & 15

Gonna try to make the SD meeting.
by ChuckZilla
Wed Apr 07, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: DRAMP/RAMP Comments
Replies: 139
Views: 29778

Re: DRAMP/RAMP Comments

Being a Gordons regular, option #8 could affect me should rainfall totals reach the prescribed amount. Since rainfall is what is being recognized as a major determiner for PMV germination, my question is, if especially heavy rainfalls produce a very large germination event throughout the dunes, is i...
by ChuckZilla
Thu Apr 01, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Reviewing options for moving forward without this BBS
Replies: 4
Views: 1327

Re: Reviewing options for moving forward without this BBS

Woodglue I applaud your enthusiasm to get attention for the DRAMP comments, you are doing a fine job my friend. You really are. The ASA could really use a guy like you as a supporting member, give it some thought. See you at the next Night Ride.
by ChuckZilla
Thu Apr 01, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: Draft RAMP Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 5516

Re: Draft RAMP Announcement

Chuckzilla, as I have stated in my earlier posts, I have sat on the sidelines way too long. I have been duning at the ISDRA since I was 5 years old. I have been a donating/supporting member of the ASA since the beginning. I now understand that it is not enough. I respect what the founders of the AS...
by ChuckZilla
Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:22 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: Draft RAMP Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 5516

Re: Draft RAMP Announcement

Woodglue, I will be at the El Centro Meeting on Wednesday April 14th. If there is anything I can do (other than listen), let me know. On a side note, and I am sure it goes without saying but..... I have had enough with the CBD :evil:,. What is it going to take to stop these people from destroying t...
by ChuckZilla
Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: DRAMP/RAMP Comments
Replies: 139
Views: 29778

Re: DRAMP/RAMP Comments

Thanks, Mr. Seaver. I know I have sat on the sideline way too long on this and its seems now that I have a chance to get in the game I have done little or nothing to prepare myself for it. I don't know if my opinions/comments matter to the BLM but I will submit something (just need help). I am sure...
by ChuckZilla
Sat Mar 27, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: wash 10 underpass
Replies: 6
Views: 1463

Re: wash 10 underpass

Isn't BMV still accessible by street legal vehicle?
by ChuckZilla
Fri Mar 26, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Happy Birthday Scotty!
Replies: 8
Views: 1142

Re: Happy Birthday Scotty!

HFBD dude!
by ChuckZilla
Fri Mar 26, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: Draft RAMP Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 5516

Re: Draft RAMP Announcement

Have the alternatives changed since we saw them a year ago or so?
by ChuckZilla
Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:13 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Whatever It Takes, Even Bribery
Replies: 13
Views: 1948

Re: Whatever It Takes, Even Bribery

The hammer and sickle, alive and well, even here, with certain members of the American Sand Association. Sad. :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: I forgot, I said I wasn't going to post here any more. Shame on me. [-X [-X [-X [-X Quit it. You're getting boorish. Someone else said that here too in a ...
by ChuckZilla
Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Facebook ASA message board
Replies: 155
Views: 16967

Re: Facebook ASA message board

I understand Doc, it the simple issue that the ASA's agenda (driven by other orgs) does not match my personal agenda. Now, that being said, ASA is the one org that has the closest match to my agenda. Mike, are you implying that the ASA now has a different primary agenda other than the closure? Nobo...
by ChuckZilla
Wed Mar 10, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Where to buy titanium fasteners
Replies: 5
Views: 2665

Re: Where to buy titanium fasteners

Hi all ; I have a Suspensions Unlimited rail. Replacing a couple of floor pans and looking for the titanium tri-wing fasteners. They are 1/2 inch long and and bout 1/4" diameter with a flush head. Look like aerospace stuff. I don't really need to replace like for like but my OCD nature drives me to...
by ChuckZilla
Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:35 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Hydraulics and a little ingenuity can make a cool toy!
Replies: 5
Views: 1154

Re: Hydraulics ane a little ingenuity can make a cool toy!

Pffft...........that guy has me beat seven ways from Sunday in the fab department. Of all the wacky and different machines I've come across on the internet in the last 15 years, that one is legit!
by ChuckZilla
Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ASA Night Ride Group - Camp Location
Replies: 36
Views: 3657

Re: ASA Night Ride Group - Camp Location

alyshka wrote:I vote

MAY---- In Wash 10

JUNE-------Under the Radio Tower


JULY-------At Gecko Pad 3 & 5 (with / near Glamis Dunes.com group)

AUG----- In Roadrunner Camp Ground

SEPT -------- Wash 10

=D>
by ChuckZilla
Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ASA Night Ride Group - Camp Location
Replies: 36
Views: 3657

Re: ASA Night Ride Group - Camp Location

A "no ASA Night Ride Group" solution will not work for me Mike, because the I feel that the ASA group rides a perfect schedule of riding and resting that the Glamis Dunes guys apparently don't mimic, as both times that I was present when we ventured to the other side of the dunes we found sleeping d...
by ChuckZilla
Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Interesting Sarah stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 1073

Re: Interesting Sarah stuff

Being an internet user now almost 16 years, I've come to discover that most if not all pieces like these are not accurate, and many times very misleading. Maybe it's because most if not all politicians are scum, and none are really worth "campaigning" for in any way.

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