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Brad @ SCJB

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #175 on: August 22, 2012, 09:39:02 PM »
Are we there yet?
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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #176 on: August 22, 2012, 10:03:52 PM »
gettin close :thumbup:
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Ralph Brunt

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #177 on: August 23, 2012, 06:38:13 AM »
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2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #178 on: August 23, 2012, 08:42:11 AM »
We'll be there....seats are in...it's not pretty, but it'll work.  Made brackets so if it sinks they won't rip out this time
Angle down towards the bottom plate more on that lap joint, gettin pretty good!


Oh yeah already an hour in to the 4 hour drive. I'll be going to the rv park to look at a new spot for next year this afternoon. See y'all out there
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Brad @ SCJB

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #179 on: August 23, 2012, 08:45:03 AM »
im probably leaving vegas around 5am and hitting the parker area around 8. I'm gunna launch in parker tomorrow morning and have breakfast at roadrunner...maybe cruise up to the dam and back...pull out around noon and head down to BR.

if anyone wants to meet up, let me know.
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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #180 on: August 23, 2012, 09:09:54 AM »
probably see you there
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2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #181 on: August 23, 2012, 09:34:49 AM »
Not into sinking, I'll pass.
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Brad @ SCJB

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #182 on: August 23, 2012, 09:39:04 AM »
Not into sinking, I'll pass.

i hear ya...thats why i am doing a early run on a weekday
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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #183 on: August 23, 2012, 01:14:19 PM »
im probably leaving vegas around 5am and hitting the parker area around 8. I'm gunna launch in parker tomorrow morning and have breakfast at roadrunner...maybe cruise up to the dam and back...pull out around noon and head down to BR.

if anyone wants to meet up, let me know.
hmmmm :-\ you know that is my favorite part of the river
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Second Chance

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #184 on: August 23, 2012, 01:20:27 PM »
Brad, where do you launch out of for that part of the river ?
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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #185 on: August 23, 2012, 01:55:42 PM »
the locals will probably kill me for posting this, but theres a 'locals only' ramp thats pretty damn public (ive never had a problem launching there).

if you head up the 95 out of parker and pass the bluewater, you will climb a little hill and at the bottom of that hill is a light which is Riverside drive. Theres a bar calls "the sand bar" on the right. Make a Left on Riverside. follow that down and you will see the ramp about 2/3 mile down on the left. theres a dirt lot across the street for parking.

-OR- you can launch over at the bluewater. They do charge to launch, but if you just launch and act like you own the place (its free for guests), they dont bother ya.  :thumbup:

Dont bother trying to launch off the beach at bluewater like we have in the past. they put all these steel canopys up along the beach and now charge an entry fee to just use the beach and the canopys are extra $$.  :sly:
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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #186 on: August 23, 2012, 02:24:39 PM »
the locals will probably kill me for posting this, but theres a 'locals only' ramp thats pretty damn public (ive never had a problem launching there).

if you head up the 95 out of parker and pass the bluewater, you will climb a little hill and at the bottom of that hill is a light which is Riverside drive. Theres a bar calls "the sand bar" on the right. Make a Left on Riverside. follow that down and you will see the ramp about 2/3 mile down on the left. theres a dirt lot across the street for parking.

-OR- you can launch over at the bluewater. They do charge to launch, but if you just launch and act like you own the place (its free for guests), they dont bother ya.  :thumbup:

Dont bother trying to launch off the beach at bluewater like we have in the past. they put all these steel canopys up along the beach and now charge an entry fee to just use the beach and the canopys are extra $$.  :sly:

lol the free ramp at the stop sign?
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Brad @ SCJB

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #187 on: August 23, 2012, 03:11:15 PM »
lol the free ramp at the stop sign?

yup thats it.
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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #188 on: August 23, 2012, 07:31:43 PM »
not going to be there have to find somewhere between the AVI and BR to buy a set of header gaskets .I have a massive exhaust leak on 1 side that must be fixed
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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #189 on: August 23, 2012, 07:34:22 PM »
I think I know where your talking about. Is'nt there a launch just down river from Roadrounner. I think it's a pay lot on Riverside.
I'm guessing not that safe for stuff in the back of the truck.
Anyhows unless anyones going Saturday morning, we'll be too late Friday anyways.

Heads up if anyone is going out of the Antelope Valley area and was gonna go thru 29 Palms. Dave informed me
that road is closed due to flash floods and what not. So we'll be going down the 15 ,215, 10, 177.  O0 

Yaaaaayyyyyy, it's frickin' river time bitches !!!!!!!!   ;D
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Second Chance

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #190 on: August 23, 2012, 07:41:19 PM »
Gordie, I'm sure you could find something in Havasu. maybe Nasfan24 or FSM Marine can give you a heads up
for a shop in Havasu or Parker. Not sure, just a shot in the dark. Chime in fella's.
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lbhsbz

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2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #191 on: August 23, 2012, 08:47:11 PM »
We're leaving LA now.  Gord, we'll
Be headed to Parker in the AM..I can pick you up a set if need be.  Better yet, if the flanges are pretty flat, dump the gaskets and use hi temp copper RTV....they'll never leak again.
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Brad @ SCJB

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #192 on: August 23, 2012, 10:00:23 PM »
Gord, i replied to your other thread about the gaskets. Call me if you need any help.
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2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #193 on: August 23, 2012, 11:34:44 PM »
Well, that was a nice practice trip.  It only took 80 miles before we realized the trailer keys were in the other truck....in our driveway.   We'll try again in the morning.
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sandeggo

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2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #194 on: August 24, 2012, 06:22:40 AM »
Parker auto should have the gaskets
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82daytona

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #195 on: August 24, 2012, 09:20:45 AM »
I saw the farmer this morning. He said he found what he needed in Havasu

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #196 on: August 24, 2012, 07:27:52 PM »
brad what time are you going to roadrunner for breakfest
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nasfan24

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Re: 2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #197 on: August 24, 2012, 07:32:03 PM »
there is a free launch by la paz park and also the sheriff station
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Just Electric

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2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #198 on: August 24, 2012, 09:00:44 PM »
the locals will probably kill me for posting this, but theres a 'locals only' ramp thats pretty damn public (ive never had a problem launching there).

if you head up the 95 out of parker and pass the bluewater, you will climb a little hill and at the bottom of that hill is a light which is Riverside drive. Theres a bar calls "the sand bar" on the right. Make a Left on Riverside. follow that down and you will see the ramp about 2/3 mile down on the left. theres a dirt lot across the street for parking.

-OR- you can launch over at the bluewater. They do charge to launch, but if you just launch and act like you own the place (its free for guests), they dont bother ya.  :thumbup:

Dont bother trying to launch off the beach at bluewater like we have in the past. they put all these steel canopys up along the beach and now charge an entry fee to just use the beach and the canopys are extra $$.  :sly:
What's this ramp u speak of. Hmm might b between two houses dirt parking lot just below the keys 😜
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Rogers Hopeful

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2nd annual Towning Jr Bday/Gord trip. Big River, Aug 24-26 2012
« Reply #199 on: August 25, 2012, 07:52:49 PM »
Good day at big river!


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