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Old 07-14-2015, 12:50 PM   #799
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I'm growing a couple hundred acres of trees, so I'll see your carbon footprint, and raise you an Al Gore...

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I'm growing a couple hundred acres of trees, so I'll see your carbon footprint, and raise you an Al Gore...

-Red, stomping around with his big old carbon feet...

Bwaahahahahahaha!!!!!

I love it!
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Old 07-14-2015, 12:57 PM   #801
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We need more CO2 pronto to counter the impending ice age!

Do your humanitarian duty, make as much CO2 as possible, as if it really makes a difference...

It wont, but you will feel better about yourself!

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Old 07-14-2015, 01:03 PM   #802
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I don't know about CO2, but I'm producing my share of methane...

-Red, outgassing at every opportunity...
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Can you adapt a gas BBQ grill to use methane? What type of regulator is needed?
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Old 07-14-2015, 02:11 PM   #804
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Can you adapt a gas BBQ grill to use methane? What type of regulator is needed?

Hopefully a comfortable one...

-Red, thinking up possible designs and not liking what he's seeing...
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Old 07-14-2015, 03:11 PM   #806
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I tried converting a couple of my grills to methane and the comfortable regulator is what wreck'd 'um
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Old 07-14-2015, 04:59 PM   #807
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I heard that rimshot in my head when I read that comment. ROTFLAMO!!!


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Man, am I glad this thread got back on track......before the moderators caught "wind" of it.

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I tried converting a couple of my grills to methane and the comfortable regulator is what wreck'd 'um

Wreck'd 'um? Darn near killed 'um...

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Frankly, anyone posting less than 20-mpg towing a sub 25' Airstream has made the decision to be "dirty" for selfish reasons.



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Hi, what in the world are you talking about???????? How many people are there out there towing any Airstream while getting better than 20 MPG ??????? You just called everyone selfish. What about you?????? I think you should look in a mirror.

You haven't read Thomsons posts over the years? The evidence is there. It isn't a challenge to be over 20. Plenty of others have already done it.

And had you read BAs comment about the sheer size of the unit seen, maybe you'd get it about sacrificing fuel economy for comfort that most of us do. Just because one hauls an Airstream is no guarantee of fuel efficiency. My comfort trumps the pollution shared by all.

It's easy point the finger.

And some rigs do better in footprint than others based on NOT just fuel mileage is the other aspect.

A small rig may have not only higher up front costs, but extra costs associated with re supply that ironically favors a large used vehicle combined rig.

Size can be deceptive.
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I'm getting around 11mpg with our 7.3L PSD

Which, IMHO, supersedes any and all green/sustainable/carbon friendly ratings anywhere- when you look at the totality of the situation (including MPG per passenger).

A family of 8 living out of a 30' trailer, and all the significantly reduced 'footprint' that entails... I could be getting 5 gallons to the mile, and still be 'cleaner' than the average home-dwelling consumer.

This is correct. And trump every other travel trailer of any type with fewer occupants.

A few tents, a screened room, and the RV is the all weather base of operations for a crowd.

Many ways to reduce footprint if wanted.
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When you figure in MPG per passenger even public transit is dirtier than sin because they almost never run at capacity except during rush hour.
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