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post #91 of 396 Old 07-07-2012, 07:05 PM
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Whatcha doin???

Updates??? Anything???


... I guess I'm gonna have to fix that too…….


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post #92 of 396 Old 07-07-2012, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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just driving it! Enjoying the nice weather and getting pumped for the Rubicon...I have decided to wait on painting the hood until after the summer. Brakes and steering are working fantastic...

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I went camping this weekend and also volunteered to help take campers into Hawley Lake for their week at Camp Wampler http://rockonsteve.org/programs/ About a 12 mile drive in on mild forest service roads but the company was fantastic and the scenery is incredible.





Camped out Saturday night with some friends and took the long way home today.






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Nice Mike.....Do you volunteer at the camp?

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post #95 of 396 Old 07-30-2012, 09:10 AM Thread Starter
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Nice Mike.....Do you volunteer at the camp?
No, I only help to transport campers in and out. Going back in a couple of weeks to pick campers/equipment up at the lake and bring them out.

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No, I only help to transport campers in and out. Going back in a couple of weeks to pick campers/equipment up at the lake and bring them out.
That's awesome, good for you.

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post #97 of 396 Old 07-30-2012, 09:17 AM
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Well done Mr. Vigo. Looks like you helped make some kids very happy! Great pictures and I'm sure you enjoyed every minute of it.


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Looks awesome!

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post #99 of 396 Old 07-30-2012, 05:24 PM Thread Starter
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Well done Mr. Vigo. Looks like you helped make some kids very happy! Great pictures and I'm sure you enjoyed every minute of it.
Jim,

I did enjoy all of it. But well done should be sent to all the counselors, organizers and Steve Wampler himself for making it happen...take a look at who Steve Wampler is:

http://rockonsteve.org/about-steve/a...ephen-wampler/

he is, plain and simple, a stud...

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Dang that's pretty! Makes me want to move! Looks like a lot of fun Mike. Tell the truth... did you hunt for any gold!?

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... did you hunt for any gold!?
I sure kept my eye out! Actually, there are several active mines in and around the whole area...

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I sure kept my eye out! Actually, there are several active mines in and around the whole area...
I wish I was closer...that would be a lot fun to put on a trail/panning trip.

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When is the pick up date??? I'm home and the Jeep is ready!!!

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WOW, jeans and long sleeve shirts

Looks fun and beautiful too


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WOW, jeans and long sleeve shirts

Looks fun and beautiful too

when the sun goes down the temp drops but still a gorgeous day/night...slept right where I was standing and I swear I could see every dang star in the universe!

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