Upstate SC Tag-O-Rama

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by cbolling, May 17, 2010.

  1. Bagmaster

    Bagmaster Been here awhile

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    Could be, as we don't know how long he's had that tag pic on file. If I didn't have to attend a poker run in Simpsonville today my club is sponsoring I'd go check it out as it's not that far from my brother's house. Well, maybe another 15 miles past his house but whose's counting.
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  2. French

    French Adventurer

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    The bears are at the tag now. I actually took the picture on the way home from grabbing the earlier tag. I was curious to see if it was on street view and it wasn't (just the bears in front of the little store) I went up to Deals Gap and ended up with 410 miles on the clock. I didn't think I was risking losing the tag on a Wednesday. My phone battery was so dead that I almost couldn't get one more picture out of it. All in all it was a fun day and a great day for a ride. There were 50 or 60 bikes at the dragon and 15 or 20 cars. With the road blocked in TN you can at least ride without the worry of big rigs taking up two lanes.
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  3. hojo in sc

    hojo in sc Been here awhile

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    Do you have any outlets on your bike, like for a battery tender? I had Jim from Eastern Beaver make me a cord; Sae connector (like on the battery tender) to a Cig. Lighter plug. This way I can take my phone, the DC charger cable, and the adapter from Eastern Beaver. If my phone goes dead I can charge if off the bike.

    This is some of the products, but what I have is not shown (he can custom make any way you want it).
    http://www.easternbeaver.com/Main/Elec__Products/Powerlet/Adaptors/adaptors.html
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  4. caycek5

    caycek5 Bionic Man, got Ti

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  5. Bagmaster

    Bagmaster Been here awhile

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    Took a look at that post, makes good sense to me. I can go for that.

    Another thought that comes to mind is that if you go into another tag area to steal a tag, keep it in it's area when you post the new tag. Don't want to start conflicts where none are needed.
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  6. hojo in sc

    hojo in sc Been here awhile

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    This goes without saying. I can grab a NC Tag, but I must leave it in NC, and the same goes with regional tags. Personally, I think we are getting too many for such a small state.
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  7. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike ***42***

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    :lurk
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  8. PropellerHead

    PropellerHead Been here awhile

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    Grab
    [​IMG]
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  9. French

    French Adventurer

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    Sweet!! Did you try eating at that joint?
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  10. PropellerHead

    PropellerHead Been here awhile

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    [​IMG]

    This structure and the cemetery next to it are all that remains of a town that disappeared in SC.
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  11. PropellerHead

    PropellerHead Been here awhile

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    Sadly no. It was 2.5 hour lunch trip as it was. Didn't want to push it :)
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  12. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Good job on the grab!

    Something about the new tag looks really familiar.:wink:
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  13. Bagmaster

    Bagmaster Been here awhile

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    More than one disappearing town in South Carolina. I might need another clue to find this one.
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  14. PropellerHead

    PropellerHead Been here awhile

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    In 1868, the county that this town is located in was divided into two counties. The town was then moved south to its current location.
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  15. PropellerHead

    PropellerHead Been here awhile

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    Did you guys know that to search for a phrase with Google, you have to enclose the phrase with quotes? For instance search on the phrase "somebody that knows more than me" including the quotes and the one of my favorite movies is near the top of the results. Leave out the quotes and you get completely different results. Using this knowledge and the fist clue of the current tag and you can make a Google search for which the tag location is the very first link in the results.
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  16. Bagmaster

    Bagmaster Been here awhile

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    This is the only way I've found tags before but in this instance it didn't work. I do have it narrowed down to the county, I think, but that's as far as I've gotten so far.
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  17. kalonji

    kalonji nihilism or nothing

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    didn't work for me either, maybe I'll try the second clue.
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  18. PropellerHead

    PropellerHead Been here awhile

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    For the sake of keeping things moving, I made a small edit to the original hint that should make this easy.
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  19. Bagmaster

    Bagmaster Been here awhile

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    Not a Google grab but I did finally find it. No street view of it either. Now to find some gas money to go grab it.

    [​IMG]
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  20. ricepaddy

    ricepaddy Ronin

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    It took a while, but I finally found it.

    OOPS! My photo turned into a link which gave away too much. Just image you see a picture here.
    This is a great tag with lots of interesting history and I would love to ride for it today, but can't get away. If it sits very long, I might just go for it. Happy motorcycling everyone. Rice-- :D
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