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by djw
Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3803

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

Yeah a couple of my buddies are doing freelance. [-o<
by djw
Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: Draft RAMP Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 5116

Re: Draft RAMP Announcement

I have hard copies of:

BLM's Draft RAMP March 2002
BLM's Draft EIS March 2002
Notes and agenda's of the ASA workshops.

I think I have a CDROM of updates, but need to go through my file cabinet.
by djw
Fri Mar 26, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: Draft RAMP Announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 5116

Re: Draft RAMP Announcement

Just got my post card in the mail box.

To receive a CD-ROM:
BLM El Centro Field Office
(760) 337-4400 or
Email: caisdrmp@ca.blm.gov
by djw
Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Reports of Flowers
Replies: 2
Views: 746

Reports of Flowers

Just got off the phone with a fellow worker in San Diego. He mentioned that the bottom of the hill (Plaster City, Superstition) is in full bloom. Any other reports?
by djw
Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes
Replies: 40
Views: 6840

Re: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes

So it’s regulation of the bullets, not the gun.
by djw
Tue May 19, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: misters
Replies: 17
Views: 1803

Re: misters

We used a new garden sprayer, just graphed on a mister kit.
A couple of pumps and your good to go.

Just make sure you put in a filter, those little buggers clog so easily.
by djw
Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Facebook ASA message board
Replies: 155
Views: 16416

Re: Facebook ASA message board

Washroad wrote:Yesterday was trash day. I took the trash cans to the curb. When I came home from work they were at the curb empty.
Our curb has the same magic every Tuesday, but one day the magic was gone. The wife called a psychic (Burratec I believe was name). Next week the magic was back.
by djw
Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Facebook ASA message board
Replies: 155
Views: 16416

Re: Facebook ASA message board

djw is browsing the board.

:lol:
by djw
Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ASA message board quoted in anti OHV push
Replies: 51
Views: 5625

Re: ASA message board quoted in anti OHV push

An interesting bit of business that PDF. More like an Excel spreadsheet that they modified the formula's to produce the preconceived outcome. Haven't seen any thing like that since 01, maybe 02. :-s
by djw
Tue Mar 17, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: BLM Establishes Commendation/Complaint Line
Replies: 5
Views: 1451

Re: BLM Establishes Commendation/Complaint Line

Gotta say, Chief Barrios, two thumbs up on this. =D>
Hopefully your reports are without emotion, just the facts.

As Gelwell indicated, atta-boys should be reported also.

Our company lives by customer surveys, would be interesting to see a quarterly score card.
by djw
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: DJW's New Tent
Replies: 9
Views: 4587

Re: DJW's New Tent

Woo Hoo, we have a water pump. Turns out the 2nd buss on the convertor is isolated to the battery. Since there's no output from the charger, no 12V to pump, furnance and TV amp. But some careful jumpering, I got the pump and TV tested and working. Still there's the fridge and heaters. And it turns o...
by djw
Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: DJW's New Tent
Replies: 9
Views: 4587

Re: DJW's New Tent

Thanks Glen, that’s good news about the Cats. =D> The rig does have dual exhaust, with these big O mufflers. Sounds healthy, but quiet. Today I got the LPG system working, turns out the gas monitor has to be engaged in order for it to flow. #-o So I got the stove working, but still have a few more c...
by djw
Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: DJW's New Tent
Replies: 9
Views: 4587

Re: DJW's New Tent

Yup, finding all sorts of bit of business with this. Don't think it will be ready for the 13th, but if we do come out... Truck and rail, do some time over at Gorden's or Buttercup. Hey it's not to far from Yuma. :D Plus your parents will be in town, I'm assuming. We would love to see Tim and Kathy a...
by djw
Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: DJW's New Tent
Replies: 9
Views: 4587

Re: DJW's New Tent

Thanks Vince,
I have most of the 12V/120V systems online, but the driver’s side rear leveler ram is going to be an issue.
Anyone dealt with the old A&E systems, I searched and the only hit I got was a site that was whacked.
by djw
Sun Mar 01, 2009 3:13 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: DJW's New Tent
Replies: 9
Views: 4587

DJW's New Tent

Well, since Jason got one, so we had to follow suit. Got it for free and yes there's some issues. 1. House batteries are totaly dead, (2 X12V). 2. LR leaveler has springs broken. 3. Motor runs like a champ, with headers too. 4. Donno what's up with the fridge and gennie. 5. Brakes are good, tires ar...
by djw
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Sand Fence for wash road
Replies: 119
Views: 18948

Re: Sand Fence for wash road

Better yet extend Geko down along the closure to Gordons. Leave the washes as an "impossible place to get to".
Why? North DB Flats is accessable from Gordon's. :?:
by djw
Sun Feb 01, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: VIN problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1775

Re: VIN problem

Hey Slop, Just some food for thought: VC671 Placards I don’t think stamping the VIN on the frame would constitute an authorized entity. I’m thinking you’re going to have to do the ol’ DMV->CHP->DMV thing. With that said, my personal opinion would be two issues: 1.If the proper placard was not in pla...
by djw
Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:07 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: CPAP in the dunes
Replies: 31
Views: 8197

Re: CPAP in the dunes

you need to have the multimeter hooked up inline.
Make sure that your VOM or DMM can handle the amperage. Typically they are only milliamps.
Other wize it's smoke city, and you can't put the magic smoke back in.
:wink:
by djw
Fri Dec 12, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: High School, Then and Now
Replies: 13
Views: 1179

Re: High School, Then and Now

1. Patrick Henry HS (San Diego)
2. 1976
3. The 70's and early 80's are a bit of a blur.
by djw
Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Vintage Motorcycles
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Re: Vintage Motorcycles

Even has a picture with a leading link. =D>
BSA, Montessa's, down pipes, lace up boots...

Humm...going to have to pop some corn, then throw in my DVD of "On Any Suday I"
by djw
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:23 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Company email...
Replies: 37
Views: 4208

Re: Company email...

He went to the same high school I went to in San Diego, Patrick Henry.
He was the first senior class to graduate in 1970. I told him I was in the class of 74.
Class of 76.
by djw
Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Need a dune group to camp with?
Replies: 80
Views: 19656

Re: Need a dune group to camp with?

:arrow: Sun up: iced-tea or beer? Coffee, like Washer, black and strong. :arrow: No music or loud music? Break out the acoustic guitar and come up with some silly lyrics. Apologies to Bob Marley: duner mon vi-bray-tions...positive. Wash he dune just fine On a TRX he fix all the time At night he puts...
by djw
Mon Oct 20, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Win a free CORVA sticker.
Replies: 15
Views: 1674

Re: Win a free CORVA sticker.

So how big was your graduating class in 1963? :D
by djw
Tue Sep 23, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SSSS TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 3769

Re: TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!

I’ll add a few: Bill Hutchinson (my brother in-law) he worked the hospitality area for two days. My boy AJ and his friend Patrick, kind of hard to keep a couple of 16 year olds focused. But they did all right for two days in the trenches. Should have seen their faces when we came out of the camping ...
by djw
Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SSSS TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 3769

Re: TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!

Cool show, great people, finally getting some of the names right. :oops: My bro in-law worked with Tim Wright and crew, (thanks guys for bringing him into the team). Especially , I believe Bob Mason’s brother (James?) who gave him a cooking lesson on flipping. Though he doesn’t usually eat shrimp, h...
by djw
Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:50 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Hey...anybody there?
Replies: 24
Views: 3159

Re: Hey...anybody there?

As for the rest: I'm a non nuddea cuz I don't have a good bladder with a cake choclate in the plate for lunch but not dinner. My garage is once usta have a door but I replaced, fixed it with strawberry kinda milk for the plate of my dinner. Prolly why I was big guy in small shoes and couldn't walk ...
by djw
Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Never forget 9/11/01
Replies: 9
Views: 1509

Re: Never forget 9/11/01

I remember: That day I was on the shuttle bus going from Anaheim Stadium to the Park (train commuting). About ten of us regulars, general chit chat, then one guy unplugs his headset around Katella and Harbor. “They just hit the Towers in NY” My next stop is Sunkist, two blocks to the office; get the...
by djw
Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Off-Road Rage' Climbs as Trails Get More Crowded - Wash Post
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

Re: Off-Road Rage' Climbs as Trails Get More Crowded - Wash Post

And everyone has to get off the trail to let horses pass. Any one that won’t let a horse go by quietly, not only endangers themselves but also the rider. After our last horses bucked me off, I pretty much resigned to the fact I will never ride anything with its own brain. But I got a sack full of r...
by djw
Sat Aug 02, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sloppy in our thoughts RESURRECTED 7/28/09
Replies: 92
Views: 11093

Re: Sloppy in our thoughts UPDATE Mon 7/28

as he has some nice 3/4" tubes sticking out of him
So, he got a "full flow" mod? 8)
by djw
Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Misc • Gear • Tools • Buy & Sell
Topic: Free VW/Banshee stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 2971

Re: Free VW/Banshee stuff

Starter gone...

Nice meeting ya Valen.
by djw
Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sloppy in our thoughts RESURRECTED 7/28/09
Replies: 92
Views: 11093

Re: Sloppy in our thoughts UPDATE Mon 7/28

Dude Mon'

Speedy recovery, our thoughts to you and yours.
by djw
Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Misc • Gear • Tools • Buy & Sell
Topic: Free VW/Banshee stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 2971

Re: Free VW/Banshee stuff

[quote="r erfert"]You might just haul them with you to the sand (next time you go ) and have a Free parts box with a donation envelope stuck on the side :D

Now that's an idea. =D>
by djw
Sun Jul 27, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: Misc • Gear • Tools • Buy & Sell
Topic: Free VW/Banshee stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 2971

Free VW/Banshee stuff

Moving from one garage to the other. Come and get them or off to the recycler they go. No warranties, and won’t ship as I never get around to getting to the local shipping place. :D I’m in Riverside 92509. 1 each 12V type one starter, worked at the time I pulled it from my old rail. 2 each long stoc...
by djw
Mon Jun 23, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: ATTN: All Tucson ASA Members
Replies: 11
Views: 1715

Re: ATTN: All Tucson ASA Members

Got a lot of reactions from it, even a few fingers waves from dogooders in their Range Rovers.
We talking "Mr. Single Digit Finger Puppet"? 8)
by djw
Thu Jun 19, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sunday
Replies: 19
Views: 1891

Re: Sunday

Now if ya'll had your ASA calendar, you would know. :wink:
by djw
Tue May 13, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Radio Control Toys, Monster Trucks & Model Rockets
Topic: MCD? And Model Rockets
Replies: 25
Views: 7048

Re: MCD? And Model Rockets

We had a great time in 06.

Our camp was back from the fire line, but still had a few visitors. 8)
Well, unlike that caravan that Little Joe landed on.

The night launches were alot of fun, low power fm to listen in on the events.
I believe there was a wireless sat pop too.
by djw
Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Wireless Law
Replies: 8
Views: 1269

Ok, here’s for the over 18 set: e) This section does not apply to a person when using a digital two-way radio that utilizes a wireless telephone that operates by depressing a push-to-talk feature and does not require immediate proximity to the ear of the user, and the person is driving one of the ...
by djw
Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Wireless Law
Replies: 8
Views: 1269

What I'm curious about is how this affects other wireless users - not just phones but CB's and Ham Radios. The bit about an exemption for commercial use of two-way radio leaves me wondering if the full text of the law (remember we're just looking at a FAQ here not the actual law) makes use of a two...
by djw
Mon Mar 17, 2008 6:55 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Help needed at High Octane Motorsports
Replies: 28
Views: 8983

Slop-dude,

The booth looked great and the people...
well doesn't get any better.

Reminded me of the Funco raffle(s) Pomona, in Roger's space.
Low key, getting the message out.
Until I kept losing those keys. :shock:
Eh, Ron, Grant? :wink:

Congrates to you and all the volunteers.
by djw
Mon Feb 18, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: BLM Announces Intent to Revise ISDRA Management Plan
Replies: 36
Views: 5005

If you go back and check, you’ll find that I quit saying ‘Next year/next season, when we lost the lawsuit, and Illston threw out the RAMP, CH and EIS. You’ll find that I’ve been preaching that this is a WAR, and it is going to be multigenerational if you want your land back. As stated above...
by djw
Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Who's bored of this SoCal "RainAndDowntime"?
Replies: 53
Views: 5523

Greetings from Jurupa Valley in Riverside: http://www.americansandassociation.org/myalbum/Mountains-020408/mt1.thumb.jpg Now on the other side of that small hill is Casa de Slop. Looks like they are getting a very nice view of Mt Baldy. http://www.americansandassociation.org/myalbum/Mountains-020408...
by djw
Sun Feb 03, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Who's bored of this SoCal "RainAndDowntime"?
Replies: 53
Views: 5523

Putting in the last of GFCI's in the new garage, also jack and put in the wall plates for all the speakers.

Gotta have tunes. :D

Maybe start on that work bench, I've got a sack full of MDF, 2X4 and 4X4's left over. Should be enough for the 24 feet required. 8)
by djw
Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: mancation
Replies: 1
Views: 571

Disney World has some very cool courses.

Watch out for the lightening, we sat under a over pass while it blew through.

As it was explained to me. lightening stricking the ground disapates about 20K volt per foot. So the normal stance is around 2 to 3 feet. Guess what's at the apex. :shock:
by djw
Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Attorney General Jerry Brown Targets Off-Road Vehicles
Replies: 32
Views: 3266

Brown's petition claims industry has readily available, affordable ways to limit emissions, such as technology to reduce idling, battery power, environmentally friendly air conditioning and cleaner fuels for vehicles.
The only Air Con I have is when I'm moving.
by djw
Sat Jan 26, 2008 8:50 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The race is on...
Replies: 50
Views: 4545

Who's Sloopy?
Dang, now I got this certain stupid song in my head. :D
by djw
Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Leading a good dune ride
Replies: 16
Views: 2098

Going nowhere in particular was the way I learned to dune back in the '60s. Just being out there having a good time was what it was all about and still is.
We ended up calling it, "I've got da hots for nowhere" :D
by djw
Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Excerpt from 'Sled Driver' for Blackbird fans
Replies: 20
Views: 3638

If it wasn't for the one at March I would have never been able to see one that close. In fact I'm on my way out to Hemet now, and every time I pass March I look for it. Just a point of information. March has that area open to the public, a great place to get your fill. Love the SR-71, but also a P-...
by djw
Tue Jan 15, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Which type of duner are you?
Replies: 8
Views: 1402

I am...myself. :D :wink:
by djw
Thu Dec 20, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Brock Research Center
Replies: 18
Views: 14532

And those top secret looking buildings on the south side...just a power station on the canal. I still think they teleport aliens out there though. Ya, I believe the big sign and the trees are some kind of ruse to draw attention away from the south side. Barbed wire fence, usually some kind of "offi...
by djw
Wed Dec 19, 2007 4:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Brock Research Center
Replies: 18
Views: 14532

gelwell wrote:Rekd was right it was an agriculture research center.
Yup, in the eighties it was the landmark for only 10 mo' minutes to Buttercup. :D

Here's a link:
Warren H. Brock

Asparagus, ummm. A little cheese sauce, maybe a vingrate marinade.
:P

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