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Old May 6th, 2013, 11:11 AM   #261
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Had a blast on the courses my only recommendation would be a sign recommending lower air pressure
I watched the two jeeps in front of me struggle on the stairs when all they needed to do was let some air out
That would also help speed up the line
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Old May 6th, 2013, 12:29 PM   #262
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This year was my first time at this event and I cannot wipe the smile off my face. I had a fantastic time! Many thanks go out to all the folks that put in the hard work in organizing such an amazing wheeling event!
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We had a great time! Never got to try out the courses... broke on the way from the trailer to the course... TWICE! First time was a driveshaft ujoint and the second time it spit a cap out of a front axleshaft and I didn't have time to fix it before they closed it up. Chadville was calling my name too! Oh well, we'll be back next year for sure.
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Had a great time, ran out of time and didn't get to run chadville like I wanted but still had a blast on the stairs and V notch!

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We too had a good time! For the record my spare tire that broke for and trashed my rear window and top was actually the result of the 3/16 steel opening up like a can opener!! I know somebody has it on video..somewhere!!
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Had a blast on the courses my only recommendation would be a sign recommending lower air pressure
I watched the two jeeps in front of me struggle on the stairs when all they needed to do was let some air out
That would also help speed up the line
They either didnt listen at the drivers meeting or ignored it or didnt attend it. I'm thinking we may eliminate the drivers meeting and just print it on the registration, because I answer questions all day long that are covered in the drivers meeting. NO ONE was allowed in the sandbox over 15 psi was the rule.
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We too had a good time! For the record my spare tire that broke for and trashed my rear window and top was actually the result of the 3/16 steel opening up like a can opener!! I know somebody has it on video..somewhere!!
I got to see the whole thing up close, but no video. What did it set you back? Looked like allot of damage.
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We too had a good time! For the record my spare tire that broke for and trashed my rear window and top was actually the result of the 3/16 steel opening up like a can opener!! I know somebody has it on video..somewhere!!
This...im sorry was the most amazing thing ive seen in a long time. Looked like ur tire wanted in the back seat in a bad way.
Sorry no video. .but an awesome memory.
Sorry for your luck. Post some pix of the carnage.
Maybe we need a blessing carnage pic thread. .hahah.

Yeah..many people did not listen at the drivers meeting, it was fairly obvious. I agree chad, maybe no meeting and just slower more thorough checks before entering.
Ex...2 lines for each section, then each line volunteers check the simple obvious stuff, and let them proceed if they pass, or they need to go re-understand the rules and go to the rear of the line??

Just an idea??

Thanks again for the rockin time...

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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.
We worked the bugs out of it so we didnt need a numbering system last year. That being said, we added 100 more Jeeps this year to the line. What would help the most is if 1/2 the drivers would watch for an hour before they head down to line up. The first 20 rigs take the longest as the trail is the hardest because it's still fresh. I know it's hard to relax and watch because everyone is excited to hit the trail, but that would solve the long line. RB
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A pic is all I have
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