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Old May 4th, 2013, 09:40 PM   #241
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The secretary showed me the numbers and our best educated guess is 1400 Jeeps. 100 more Jeeps ran the courses this year than last. Please give us your input so we can make it even better next year.
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The secretary showed me the numbers and our best educated guess is 1400 Jeeps. 100 more Jeeps ran the courses this year than last. Please give us your input so we can make it even better next year.
More/longer course with up to intermediate wheeling.
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Old May 4th, 2013, 10:01 PM   #243
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Had an awesome time as usual, gets bigger better and funner every year. Thanked mrs. Ellens a few times for allowing us to wheel there again. Even showed he how much fun the concrete pit was a few times.
Thanks again for all the hard work, good times and enjoyed the company of the few wheelers that I only see once or twice a year! (Chads)
Thank you a ton for putting this on!


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Old May 4th, 2013, 10:16 PM   #244
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The secretary showed me the numbers and our best educated guess is 1400 Jeeps. 100 more Jeeps ran the courses this year than last. Please give us your input so we can make it even better next year.
It was a good time. My favorite was the sand bowl if thats what it was called.It took 6 or 7 trys to get out.
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we were there! It was our first and a lot of fun.
I renewed my membership in www.glfwda.org while at their booth. Well worth it to help keep the trails open! Thanks to Pat Brower, Ed Schroedder and Wayne Rybrand!
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we saw you go through several times. My wife and I always noticed a lady driving and her daughter. Very cool.
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sorry I meant to reply to Skier206.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 09:25 AM   #248
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Had a great time..tons of jeeps.
being a mud guy...I wish they would have put a little time into the mud pit. It needed to be leveled out and the water mixed in.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 11:01 AM   #249
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The secretary showed me the numbers and our best educated guess is 1400 Jeeps. 100 more Jeeps ran the courses this year than last. Please give us your input so we can make it even better next year.
Do you count the Jeeps the venders bring in. I was curious as we had a couple at our booth that didn't seem to get counted. The venders had quite a few down there.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 12:28 PM   #250
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Had an awesome time as usual, gets bigger better and funner every year. Thanked mrs. Ellens a few times for allowing us to wheel there again. Even showed he how much fun the concrete pit was a few times.
Thanks again for all the hard work, good times and enjoyed the company of the few wheelers that I only see once or twice a year! (Chads)
Thank you a ton for putting this on!


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I like your front drive shaft
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Old May 5th, 2013, 12:49 PM   #251
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I like your front drive shaft
Hahaha. ..me too, ended up bending it a little.lol..
2" .25 wall and it still bent. Got high centered on the big log coming thru chadville.
Still worked, ran it 2-3 more times thru the course.
What a blast!!

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Old May 5th, 2013, 01:51 PM   #252
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We had 3 fires this year, 2 of them in Chadville. I'm thinking I might keep an extinguisher close by for next year. The water hole seemed to cause problems this year. Snorkels might be an added thing to get into Chadville next year along with a wet suite and respirator. LOL
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Old May 5th, 2013, 02:17 PM   #253
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had a blast and it was our 1st time. great people and alot of nice rigs. wish i could have kept mine from vapor locking and dying in the intermediat course but was alot of fun still.

any way to do a number system to keep down the long line of idleing and sitting to get into the couse might help keep some of the rigs running a little cooler and have less prob on course. would also inshure everyone who wants to go out on course could get a turn and after everyone gets a shot let it be a free for all for more passes though the course. just an idea.

thanks for putting on such a great event and thank you for all the work and time you guys put into building and getting the event ready.we will be there again next year with carb prob fixed lol.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 07:24 PM   #254
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We try hard to incorporate your feedback. The lines and keeping traffic moving is always up there as a concern. This year was unusual. We have gotten the traffic much better in the last couple years. It seems like Mt. Blessmore and the sand pit bogged down the lines. We will consider changes next year. I am thinking in the amount of attempts.

How does everyone think about only a couple of attempts for the first couple hours. This would keep the traffic moving. I run the entrance to the courses and I have to say this year we did see a bigger than normal backup at the intermediate course.

If we get a major breakdown on the course, it can also get things backed up in a hurry.

I am glad everyone for the most part had fun, and yes, I will continue to try and talk you into heading to chadville. ;) See ya next year.

Chad. Yup there a 3 of us.


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Old May 5th, 2013, 07:40 PM   #255
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I would think. opening the courses at 9am. Stopping 1/2 hour before blessing then continueing after. This may thin the lines as some may only want to run once or twice and could be done before it gets busy.
We had a great time . The shows on all trails were fun to watch. Vendors had lots of traffic and the weather was so awesome. Ready for next year already.

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Old May 5th, 2013, 08:34 PM   #256
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had a blast on saturday first time at the blessing got to test out the 4inch zone lift i put on this winter was very happy with it. the only problem i had was tearing off my zone sway bar straps. the tires must of reached up and grabed them. the wife had a blast and can't wait till next year. keep up the good work guys.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 08:37 PM   #257
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lol you did a good job trying to talking me into chadville. i didnt have any time to test and tune the jeep b4 we came to blessing. only reason i want to try intermediate course 1st. oh well got a full year to work bugs out and will be glad to try some of chadville out for shure next time. thanks again for all the fun.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 08:45 PM   #258
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Conquered the Sand Box and the Itermediate courses with the Toyota. Great atmosphere! Maybe next time I'll take on Chadville! Thank you to all the the event staff.
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Old May 5th, 2013, 11:08 PM   #259
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Was my second year,had a great time. Done the Sand Box and the Itermediate courses. A big THANK YOU to the CadillacJeepers and Ellen's Corners for putting a great family fun event on. Can't wait untill next year.
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Fantastic job this year guys
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