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Unread 03-19-2014, 05:18 PM   #1
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Maine jeepers

Just wondering, how many members on here live/wheel in Maine?

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Unread 03-20-2014, 07:03 PM   #2
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live in RI, have a house in rangeley. got the jeep up there for the first time last summer.
logging roads was about it.
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Unread 03-20-2014, 07:58 PM   #3
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I live in Portland, but mainly go off-road when I am up to camp, which is just north of Greenville.
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Unread 03-26-2014, 03:52 PM   #4
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I live in the Bangor area. Check out our local club PV4WD.com

We have members all over the state but primarily in the middle of the state.

Other Maine Jeep clubs:

Western Maine Mtn Jeepers (they put on the Jeep Jamboree here)
Maine4x4 (not sure if its .com or .org)
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Unread 03-26-2014, 04:50 PM   #5
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id love to do the maine jamboree..... but not alot of info on it. like actual things that go on.
jeep beach daytona is worse.... but headed there next month. we shall see
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Unread 03-28-2014, 08:30 PM   #6
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they have a great selection of trails at the Maine Jeep Jamboree for all levels. This one sells out in like an hour though so you have to be online as soon they go on sale. The Bethel Inn where it is HQ'd is very expensive but convenient. There are many other Inn's and a few motels in town that are good. If you're single and cheap there is a hostel right across the street from the Bethel Inn for something like $30 a night.
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Unread 03-29-2014, 12:23 PM   #7
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how about rv parking?
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Unread 03-30-2014, 07:31 AM   #8
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There are two campgrounds close by if that's what you're looking for.
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Unread 03-30-2014, 09:16 AM   #9
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yea, it is... have you been before? id love to hear more about the weekend and what goes on exactly before i commit to the 750.
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Unread 03-30-2014, 12:55 PM   #10
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yea, it is... have you been before? id love to hear more about the weekend and what goes on exactly before i commit to the 750.
Did you note the prior comment about how fast it sells out? You won't be committing to anything for at least 8 months. To get Maine Jamboree (or Killington or Catskills) you have to stay up and book at 12:01AM on Dec. 1st when reigstration open. It will sell out within an hour or two. The Maine Jamboree is well worth the money.
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Unread 03-30-2014, 03:37 PM   #11
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Did you note the prior comment about how fast it sells out? You won't be committing to anything for at least 8 months. To get Maine Jamboree (or Killington or Catskills) you have to stay up and book at 12:01AM on Dec. 1st when reigstration open. It will sell out within an hour or two. The Maine Jamboree is well worth the money.
um yea, i caught that.... and knew it before hand. still i ask. wont be going this year obviously, but thinking maybe the following year. it wont be the first event ill attend after waiting for that precise moment between not on sale and sold out.
on another note, registered for jeep beach daytona this morning. we will see what thats all about.
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Unread 04-03-2014, 02:40 PM   #12
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I'm located down in York Maine.
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Unread 04-18-2014, 07:08 AM   #13
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The wheeling at all Jamborees is good. That being said the Jamborees I've been on also share a downside.......waiting. And waiting, and waiting and waiting. The Maine Jamboree certainly has its share. Its the nature of wheeling in groups of 20 vehicles with drivers of varying experience. And with the exception of last year I cant remember any recent years that it hasnt rained at some point on the weekend of the Jamboree. Sure it makes the wheeling more interesting, but dress appropriately. Mud boots and a slicker.
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Unread 04-19-2014, 11:12 AM   #14
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I'm up in the county.

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Unread 04-29-2014, 09:18 AM   #15
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I, also, am in the county...but i also plan on wheeling in the Bangor area alot this summer.
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