AR-NWA ADV BS thread

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Elvis70, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    Ojay..

    stop fooling around, drive the damn volvo...

    just dont park it on a downhill slope.
  2. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Good ole days. Used to love spending the day just plinking and exploring back when I was a kid.

    Hobbs State Park has a free 100 yd range, not sure if you can shoot cans and water jugs, but paper targets are fine. :D
  3. ozarkrider

    ozarkrider Discombobulated Sociopath

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    Vulva's in the shop, Kathe has my truck, I'm on two wheels. Road should be ok by tomorrow. Temps gonna get back up to the mid 40's. All the slop should be gone.
    I only had to worry about a coupla spots where melt off had run down across the road in a curve. But all was clear, I just rode nice and slow.(which is waaaay out of character for me)
  4. alonzo

    alonzo Misadventurer

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    I like banjo music... `cept when I'm out riding by myself (and, I know what you mean...eerie feeling... BTDT) I was riding once somewhere down South of Brannon Mtn and shortly after I passed a couple of guys in an old pickup stopped on the side of the road, the road turned into what looked like a dry creek bed (and very downhill too.) The `ole DR was levitating when it went back past that pickup and out of there.

    But, sounds like it's worth checking out.

    Thanks.

    -- alonzo



  5. alonzo

    alonzo Misadventurer

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    Yep. Kids now-a-days (in many places) can't even go into their own front yards or walk to school without some sort of supervision. How's a kid going to learn how to be independent with those sorts of restrictions?

    I'll probably check out the Hobbs range. I'm ok with shooting at paper too. And, since beer cans quit being made of steel, they're not as much fun to shoot anyway.

    (is my age showing...???)

    -- alonzo

  6. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    Doc, you sleeping in? Morning boys.

    The FAA just grounded all the Boeing 787 Dreamliners due to battery fires of unknown origin.
    Stator?
    Charlie?
  7. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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  8. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    That Hobbs range is nice, ive got a couple of buddies that go there pretty regularly.

    there are some neat trails in that area too, I think it would be fun to goto the range via boat.
    :D

    took a boat back in there, and dropped a buddy off out there years ago, back in blackburn cove, came back that evening to pick him up, he had a wild turkey he had taken with a bow.

    well , and he had a bunch of ticks and chiggers too, but I was only impressed by the turkey.

    ive ridden/explored back in there a bit on bike, it is an area im planning on exploring further this coming year.

    its the rectangular concrete looking thing on the right side of this map/pic

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  9. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    yep...Mornin fellers :wave
  10. Arkwhizzy

    Arkwhizzy Arky by choice

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    I feel safer on jets. Too many moving parts on a piston driven motor.
  11. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    very few moving parts on a gas turbine, I agree.

    BUT, most prop planes have better glide slopes, and you can feather the prop and slow your decent.

    if you loose a gas turbine, all you can do is listen to the fadec try to relight that bitch as you fall back to earth.



  12. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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  13. Valentino Magoo

    Valentino Magoo Like a speeding slug

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    I feel safer in either a jet or prop plane than I do in a cage or on the bike.
    Given a choice, it seems that most of us tend to choose the most dangerous method of travel :huh
  14. Arkwhizzy

    Arkwhizzy Arky by choice

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    and the screams of yourself and those around you. :lol3
  15. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Sure air travels safer. But the hoops you got to jump through to get on the fucking plane make me want to shoot people in the face, hence the reason I don't fly anymore, cause it's safer for me and TSA agents. :lol3
  16. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    yeah, I like the taking off, and the landing, otherwise, airports are a hassle, and thats too damn many people in that little aluminum tube for me.

    airports are like walmart, its a wide array of people, amusing and annoying usually.
  17. Dravintoad

    Dravintoad Toadthumpin

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    I love to fly. I hate everything else you have to go through to fly
  18. JaiDee

    JaiDee Petrolhead

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    Last fall I rode up to the range at Hobbs State Park. It's pretty nice. About 10 stations, sturdy benches, 100 yd. range, target frames, overhead protection. The only down side is that it is a bit of a trek from Fayetteville and it looks like the road can get a bit iffy with regular rain.

    - JD
  19. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    whats happening Dtoad?

    you been riding to work in this cold weather?

  20. Dravintoad

    Dravintoad Toadthumpin

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    Keeping busy. Been working a lot of overtime. Our crew is small and work is piling up.

    I haven't been riding as much. This is the time of year that I get reacquainted with my Jeep. If and when it gets above 25 I'll ride, but my gear gets too bulky and cumbersome to wear at anything below. Either that or freeze my butt off.

    I'm too cheap to pay for overpriced heating gear and its nice not having to take off/put on 3-4 layers every time I go somewhere.

    I hope to get to a swill soon.