Newby checkin in

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Clodhopper
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Newby checkin in

Post by Clodhopper » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:04 pm

Been hanging around here in the desert since 1975 (hiking, backpacking, 4 wheeling, dirt biking, etc.) but just found out about this forum the other day. Was at PSR and someone told me to check this place out. Nice! Looks like a good bunch of people to fraternize with so here I am. Currently, I am wheeling with the Gear Grinders (a good bunch) and learning more about this great desert daily. Looking forward to more adventures in the backcountry and meeting more of you.
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by Panamint Charlie » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:08 pm

Welcome to the board!

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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by David_Bricker » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:08 pm

Welcome! Glad you found us. We are a pretty good bunch, but do take the time to read our few rules. Mostly, we try to avoid political and religious discussions, since no one ever convinces the other to change their minds, and we'd rather talk about the desert.

Gear Grinders, eh? I'm a member there too. Just don't believe anything that Rubiblue says!

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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by Norman Johnson » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:10 pm

Glad to have you. Gear Grinders has a great reputation here. We are a quirky bunch, but we do know about the PV area and think we know about everything else.

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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by LarryW » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:19 pm

Norman might be quirky but I'm completely normal. Welcome to the board. Watch out you don't bump your head in here. The ceiling has been caving in for a while now.

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Death valley Bill
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by Death valley Bill » Sat Oct 06, 2012 6:10 pm

Glad to see some one else from Ridgecrest just look for this rig and pull me over sometime .
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by D.A. Wright » Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:45 am

Death valley Bill wrote:Glad to see some one else from Ridgecrest just look for this rig and pull me over sometime .
I wonder if Clodhopper is a cop ... he might be more than happy to pull you over ... :twisted:
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by Clodhopper » Sun Oct 07, 2012 1:28 pm

Nope, not a cop! Just a retired puke looking for fun.
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by AndyR » Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:15 pm

Clodhopper wrote:Nope, not a cop! Just a retired puke looking for fun.
Andy pretty handy at building roads on a hot day too :D
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by Death valley Bill » Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:48 pm

AndyR wrote:
Clodhopper wrote:Nope, not a cop! Just a retired puke looking for fun.
Andy pretty handy at building roads on a hot day too :D

Wow'' LOl
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by Clodhopper » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:40 am

I'm not real smart but I can lift heavy things!
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Re: Newby checkin in

Post by LarryW » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:19 pm

Clodhopper wrote:I'm not real smart but I can lift heavy things!
:bowdown:

That's 10 points in your favor right there.

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