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Old 06-25-2007, 08:00 AM   #253
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I am not familier with anything in Taos

Santa Fe - the neatest place is Hyde state park - but is small and only has elec hookups - the KOA is ok and lots of Airstream folks stay at Santa Fe skys. Region 11 had a rally there last year -

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Page and I will be coming from the north, probably, as we plan to drift down from Utah - Moab/Canyonlands area. Keep posting ideas as time gets nearer - it's a pleasure to think about this trip.

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Old 06-25-2007, 09:07 PM   #255
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How are you all doing??!? Hoping well.

We here are all well. Hectic as we prepare for a move out date on 7/13. WE pack the truck and then it is 'gone' - truly gone. Then we have only what we can carry - for cross country!

Naturally, there is SilverToy. So glad that we have the mobile appartment travelling along with us. Make life SO much more livable.

Max just shot by on his way to brushing his teeth and said HI! as he went by.....

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Axel, tell Max we said hello. We are busy but doing great. We picked up a used parts donor for our 1960 18 Footer in March, a 1959 26' Overlander that had rolled on its side. In April we took 2 weeks to attend a Sierra Nevada Unit Rally in Reno and then visit Arches and Canyonlands National Park with our neighbors. May brought two motorcycle trips, one to Heber, AZ and one to Big Bear City, CA. This past weekend I managed a 24 hour emergency exercise for amateur radio although the total time at the site for setup, operation and tear down was 51 hours. Next month we go out for a week and a half with our grandson and our niece visitng from Ohio to another SNU rally near Mammoth Lakes, CA and then travel to Az and Abiquiu, NM to visit my sister and her family at a conference at the Ghost Ranch. Will stop and see as many national parks and monuments as time allows. Will "likely" attend another SNU rally near Bridgeport, CA, provide emergency communications at an off road race in NV and then relax in September before we head out for the Balloon festival.

Where are you moving to? Cross country? I seem to remember that you live near Santa Fe, NM. Is that correct? NM seems like a really neat place to live, but it would be hard for us to move there as long as our kids are in CA.
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Old 06-25-2007, 10:03 PM   #256
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Jan and I will be leaving Phoenix on Thursday morning and spending the night in Grants. Since Williams is about 40 miles in the wrong direction for us, maybe we could meet up with the group in Flagstaff. When we get closer to the date we can figure out a plan to pickup the AZ folks along the road.
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Old 06-25-2007, 11:29 PM   #257
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I dont know how i did it, but today i called the balloon fiesta people and got a spot for 5 nights. Its in the standard RV parking. I know, no this and no that. Fine by me!!. Now, can non-club folk hang out with upper club people. I may not be close but is it ok to walk over and BS a little ?. Or like the hells angles, not a member so stay out or you and the dog get it. Anyway, if i dont meet you then have lot of fun!!
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I dont know how i did it, but today i called the balloon fiesta people and got a spot for 5 nights. Its in the standard RV parking. I know, no this and no that. Fine by me!!. Now, can non-club folk hang out with upper club people. I may not be close but is it ok to walk over and BS a little ?. Or like the hells angles, not a member so stay out or you and the dog get it. Anyway, if i dont meet you then have lot of fun!!
I look forward to meeting you at the rally. If your first day is Friday, why not join up with the caravan across I-40.
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Old 06-25-2007, 11:40 PM   #259
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On the road communications

Y'all need to swap cell phone numbers to keep in touch while on the road.

CB radios can also be useful because you can communicate with everyone in the caravan simultaneously. Need to have an external antenna to get decent range however. Suggest using Ch 14 because it is the channel recommended by WBCCI.

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Jan and I will be leaving Phoenix on Thursday morning and spending the night in Grants. Since Williams is about 40 miles in the wrong direction for us, maybe we could meet up with the group in Flagstaff. When we get closer to the date we can figure out a plan to pickup the AZ folks along the road.
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The cell numbers are a must have, but I am CBless. How would FRS radios work? We use them when camping and can get a range of over a mile.
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Sorry, my 1st day is thur. I did not want to step on any feet being this was my 1st real AS run. And friday looked really booked for the park. All i need is a good bang with the AS to kill the whole trip. Funny you say, i just had a CB installed.
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Jan and I will be leaving Phoenix on Thursday morning and spending the night in Grants. Since Williams is about 40 miles in the wrong direction for us, maybe we could meet up with the group in Flagstaff. When we get closer to the date we can figure out a plan to pickup the AZ folks along the road.
Hi Richard,

I am sure we can figure out a way for the caravan to hook up with you near Flagstaff. Of course, I am guessing we may have trouble predicting the exact time until we are moving, you know, with Kevbo and the cowboy bar thingy, we may be leaving Williams after all of the bails are paid. Then again, you may have to back track that 40 miles just to visit us or bails us out.

Looks like the Grants, NM layover is really taking shape, should be fun.

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Hi Richard,

I am sure we can figure out a way for the caravan to hook up with you near Flagstaff. Of course, I am guessing we may have trouble predicting the exact time until we are moving, you know, with Kevbo and the cowboy bar thingy, we may be leaving Williams after all of the bails are paid. Then again, you may have to back track that 40 miles just to visit us or bails us out.

Looks like the Grants, NM layover is really taking shape, should be fun.

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Usually with Kevin you leave pretty early. It's a get out of town before they realize what you did kinda thing.

We could meet at Harley Davidson of Flagstaff. Large parking lot and Lotsa long unit parking off the freeway there.
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Usually with Kevin you leave pretty early. It's a get out of town before they realize what you did kinda thing.

We could meet at Harley Davidson of Flagstaff. Large parking lot and Lotsa long unit parking off the freeway there.
Where is HD of Flagstaff?
I was thinking of Little America off of Butler Ave. It is a truck stop with alot of room as well.
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I was thinking of Little America off of Butler Ave. It is a truck stop with alot of room as well.
Its on Old 66. Take exit 185 off the 40. Its east of Flagstaff. Little America will have services for those who would need them. Probably a better choice.
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