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Colorado Color Run 09/2018

Discussion in 'Offroad 4x4 Runs Planning and Discussion' started by WormsExplorer, November 14, 2017.

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    What dates in Sept Do you all want? Let us know what weeks you would like for the gathering.

    Poll closed January 11, 2018.
    1. 09/01 - 09/08

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    2. 09/08 - 09/15

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    3. 09/15 - 09/22

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    4. 09/22 - 09/29

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    1. Spudhut

      Spudhut US Navy Submariner Elite Explorer

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      Beautiful photos. I will probably have to watch via internet on this one. Maybe something could be drummed in and around the Arkansa, Missouri, Tennessee up for us Southern Folk in the future :)
       
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    3. traveler

      traveler Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      I did all the math last night and had pretty much decided to stay at KOA and leave the camper behind, using the big tent that Greg put on permanent loan to me. The camper reduces my fuel mileage from 15 to 10, and (worse case scenario) would be one more thing I'd have to pay to have towed back if something went wrong with the Explorer. I'm told the tent actually has two rooms so if there is an individual that wants to go and needs a place to stay, let me know.
       
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    4. traveler

      traveler Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      Well, I got the funds problem taken care of. Applied for and got a full time job working at a day service center for the Developmentally Disabled. (Probably overqualified but hey... its a job). Now.. Ironically... though I'll have the funds, I'm not sure I'll be able to get the time off! LoL We shall see.
       
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    5. WormsExplorer

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      That's awesome. I'm still working on getting a transfer case for my 5.0. But still planning to go.
       
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      traveler Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      Asked about time off so soon after taking a new job. Was told it wouldn't be a problem, just give them my schedule well in advance. Its obviously not paid time off but wasn't expecting that anyway. So its looking good!
       
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    7. Turdle

      Turdle I bake stuff Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      still watching this thread with hopes-

      The entire San Juan Forest is closed right now due to a huge fire in the area. We all need to be wishing-praying-suggesting rain!!!1
       
    8. WormsExplorer

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      Um Last night Colorado Springs got hit with a HUGE hail Thunder storm. Was pretty bad. I know its not in the area where we are wanting to go BUT wow it was pretty bad. Some of my buddies had windshield damage and car damage and Home damage. So Yeah we are having fun here in Colorado now. Was told it was the worst one Colorado has seen in a VERY long time.
       
    9. timtimtimajim

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      Yah and a bunch of the smoke from that fire was all the way up here in the Springs yesterday too

      And as @WormsExplorer said, massive hail storm last night. I’ve already seen pictures of some tennis ball size hail:eek:
       
    10. Turdle

      Turdle I bake stuff Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      Ok, someone prayed for rain in the wrong place. Hope you guys don't have too much damage to deal with.
       
    11. WormsExplorer

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      Yeah well who ever decided to pray for rain did it to good LOL.

      I have VERY minimal damage. My Expensive car is in the garage my toy and toy hauler are out side and I was told a couple dents.
       
    12. gmanpaint

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      Monsoon season is coming. Things will be opened back up, but let's hope the fires stop well before hand, and we still have the landscape left.

      Sorry to hear about the storm damages. Get your no soliciting signs up, cuz the door knocking chasers will be relentless there for months.
       
    13. timtimtimajim

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      Luckily nothing to big where I’m at. I was just far enough north that it was just really heavy rain

      Makes me wish I was still selling cars. I’d be making a pretty good living right now lol
       
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    14. WormsExplorer

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      @gmanpaint You are funny sir. We have a No Soliciting sign at my work and they still come in.

      Yeah when I went to work this morning saw all kinds of branches and leaves on the ground. Got up north and the roads and every thing was dry as if nothing happened. The weather here in Colorado can be silly at times LOL
       

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