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Old 11-08-2015, 11:00 AM   #533
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A fine time was indeed had by all. I counted 12 empty sites out of 148. We were allotted 135. Some were taken by the campground hosts, some were taken by folks already there (SOB's), and there were about a dozen who contacted me with last minute cancellations. So all in all, a very dedicated group.

I, too, thought the Cove was an awesome venue. The rally style parking brings much camaraderie to the event as opposed to being spread out over several acres of trees.

I have had the Spring and Fall dates with the Cove already set for several months now, just waiting to unleash the beast. I need to tend to 1 final detail and will soon announce the dates.

There is a new cell tower up, just down the street. It is not energized yet, but will be soon. And improvements are being made to the wifi system, as well as the plumbing and electrical systems.

Stay tuned for more.......

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Old 11-08-2015, 05:08 PM   #535
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Alumalina 2015 Fall Edition Movie

I hope you enjoyed the Alumalina 2015 Fall Edition video teaser I published a week ago. The final production is now finished and a link to it on YouTube appears below. Thanks to everyone who participated for a terrific fall rally.

Alumalina 2015 Fall Edition - The Movie
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Old 11-08-2015, 05:24 PM   #536
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Thanks Chuck! Awesome video, again!
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OK Chuck, we admit that all ten "watches " so far are us. Great Job as usual. Thanks. Al and Patty

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Old 11-08-2015, 06:06 PM   #538
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Splendid work

Chuck, it's over the top....literally.

You, Tommie, and Chuck (the drone) nailed it.

Thanks for recording it.... forever.
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Old 11-08-2015, 06:14 PM   #539
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Awesome! Thank you for the memories!
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Old 11-08-2015, 06:48 PM   #540
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Thanks to Chuck for the hard work putting the video together. Great job putting the Fall Alumalina 2015 into video for us all.
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Old 11-08-2015, 07:54 PM   #541
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Great Job Chuck

We enjoyed the video so much. That was a lot of hard work!
It recreates so much of the good times everyone had.
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Old 11-08-2015, 08:10 PM   #542
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Very impressive! What a wonderful rally you folks had.
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Old 11-09-2015, 06:21 AM   #543
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A great time had by many!!
Thanks for allowing our "SOB" into this gathering!! I promise we'll get our Airstream done by the next one.
Looking forward to next year. Thanks to everyone who made this such a casual yet very organized event. Food, location, prizes, more food, and smiles. Nailed it!
Great group of folks enjoying a common interest. Loved it!!!
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Thanks Chuck. Great video of a great weekend.
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:27 AM   #545
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It tells the story so well, technically is right on, great job....

Thanks much, Chuck
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Old 11-09-2015, 01:55 PM   #546
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Skunky Propane Refill

Has anyone ever gotten some really bad "dirty" propane - and does it go bad like gasoline over time? Hope no one else had this problem at Alumalina - next rally I'll definitely fill the tanks at home!

Ran out of propane during the rally. The campground about 4 miles away sells propane, so made a "no problem" run down there and filled both tanks. A bit pricy but much simpler than going hunting for another source... BUT

One day after returning my water heater got a big red light and stopped working and my stove wouldn't light until I opened both tanks. At first I thought the man hadn't filled one tank even though he charged for both. Checked by weight and feel and both tanks have propane in them... but when I put the water heater on "gas" I'm now getting a huge flare of soot all over the side of my Airstream. Went out and wiped that off and switched to electric only BUT in order to get my stovetop to light at all I have to turn on at least two burners - or use a match. Either way it's a huge "whoof" when it lights and I have to do an eyebrow check to make sure I didn't lose one or both.

The odds that the regulator went bad at the same time I refilled? Not much. Anything else to do but use this stuff up as fast as possible - or maybe add more fresh propane to the tanks before they're completely empty?

Thanks for help.


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