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Old 12-20-2011, 03:25 PM   #8371
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That's so true with any of those guys. I just follow SOG, Mr2mch, Ghostrider, or Big Dave and I have no idea where I am. And then at a stop they'll be mentioning road numbers like "Did you see that cool old barn on 2743?" I have no idea or even care about the road numbers.

These guys are the perfect GPS's - They know all the good roads and they know where we're going. I just follow and enjoy.

Thanks guys!
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Plus SOG and Big Dave will clear the road of deer for you. Ya just gotta navigate the carcass and
Beemer parts.

(And by "carcass" I mean the deer, SOG)
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Old 12-20-2011, 03:29 PM   #8372
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That's so true with any of those guys. I just follow SOG, Mr2mch, Ghostrider, or Big Dave and I have no idea where I am. And then at a stop they'll be mentioning road numbers like "Did you see that cool old barn on 2743?" I have no idea or even care about the road numbers.

These guys are the perfect GPS's - They know all the good roads and they know where we're going. I just follow and enjoy.

Thanks guys!
+ 2....except BigDave has to wait for me
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Old 12-20-2011, 03:57 PM   #8373
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GPS's are way over-rated. Using you brain is not. Adventure's start in your head not looking at a a GPS. IMO.
Turn off your GPS and your brain will return. Give it a try.
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Old 12-20-2011, 04:22 PM   #8374
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As to my guess-timate of yesterday's rainfall...I tele-communicated with the NWRG and I was spot-on. 1/10th of an inch. This would be an appropriate response for my doubters about now.
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Old 12-20-2011, 05:19 PM   #8375
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+1

Plus SOG and Big Dave will clear the road of deer for you. Ya just gotta navigate the carcass and
Beemer parts.

(And by "carcass" I mean the deer, SOG)

I hear that a video exists of me "resting" in the middle of the road for quite a while. Tom. Do you want to get up? Nope. I think I'll just stay down here for a while longer. lol As I recall, I didn't move until I thought I heard a truck.
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Old 12-21-2011, 07:42 AM   #8376
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GPS's are way over-rated. Using you brain is not. Adventure's start in your head not looking at a a GPS. IMO.
Turn off your GPS and your brain will return. Give it a try.
A very good point...I mainly use mine to anticipate corners on roads I don't know. It is rare I have to use a GPS to see where I am at....though I have done that a few times when rolling with SOG
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Old 12-21-2011, 08:00 AM   #8377
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That's half the fun, running down a road, wondering where it comes out and where the hell you are ! ! !
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Old 12-21-2011, 08:04 AM   #8378
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Thinking about reenforcing the beak on the Beemer with steel spikes....... Damn Deer !
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Old 12-21-2011, 08:06 AM   #8379
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Thinking about reenforcing the beak on the Beemer with steel spikes....... Damn Deer !

I'm thinking a cowcatcher might be more our style, Dave. You won your fender, right?
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Old 12-21-2011, 08:47 AM   #8380
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That's half the fun, running down a road, wondering where it comes out and where the hell you are ! ! !
Heck yeah! GPS is for getting home when the time comes.
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Old 12-21-2011, 08:50 AM   #8381
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Thinking about reenforcing the beak on the Beemer with steel spikes....... Damn Deer !
Spikes might be in the wrong place !!!? UUGH !

http://msn.foxsports.com/video?from=...d-9778cdb11f17

.....not much to help in this instance
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:17 AM   #8382
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Spikes might be in the wrong place !!!? UUGH !

http://msn.foxsports.com/video?from=...d-9778cdb11f17

.....not much to help in this instance
Bad thing is he pointed to the animal before it hit him, he had time to stop. I didn't ! ! !
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:18 AM   #8383
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I'm thinking a cowcatcher might be more our style, Dave. You won your fender, right?
$76 and it's shipped yesterday ! ! !
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Old 12-21-2011, 09:25 AM   #8384
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Good job, Dave. Better than the dealer price by a bit!
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Old 12-21-2011, 01:03 PM   #8385
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Yeppers, $76 vs $255
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