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by ChoppedLiver
Thu Jun 19, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: So quiet...
Replies: 10
Views: 5720

So quiet...

I haven't been on in a long while. Sad that this board has gotten so quiet. Used to hop.
by ChoppedLiver
Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: New RAMP Published.
Replies: 5
Views: 3450

Re: New RAMP Published.

Alternative 8. I posted the map on the ASA Facebook page...
by ChoppedLiver
Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Decent artice about Oceano in the NYT...suprise!
Replies: 1
Views: 2169

Decent artice about Oceano in the NYT...suprise!

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/travel/09pismobeach.html THIS breezy, easygoing city on the central coast midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is a throwback to endless summers gone by, a time when you could drive on the beach, build a fire in the sand and then camp beside it. It’s just ab...
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:11 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: Maps of RAMP Alternatives
Replies: 21
Views: 5854

Re: Maps of RAMP Alternatives

What about another RAMP conference? Many of you may not know that there was a off-road group united conference for the first RAMP. It consisted of ASA, SDORC, Cal-4Wheel, AMA and I believe CORVA. These groups met, dissected and made a united comment on the DRAMP and made there own comments. I attend...
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Oceano in BIG trouble! - ARTICLE -
Replies: 1
Views: 2172

Oceano in BIG trouble! - ARTICLE -

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2010/03/09/1060816/dunes-pollution-curb-sought.html?commentSort=TimeStampAscending&pageNum=1 Published: Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2010 Dunes pollution curb sought Commission urges board to take ‘any and all’ steps to revegetate the Oceano Dunes, even if it means temporarily cl...
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:42 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Feinstein FOR OHV?
Replies: 25
Views: 2762

Re: Feinstein FOR OHV?

One thing you need to remember is back in 2000 when we lost the 49K acres, the rumor was that Feinstein was upset because the deal (her deal) was make for the wilderness area north of 78 in exchange for the area south for OHV use. The area north of 78 was closed in the 70's but it wasn't always clas...
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ASA Trailer for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

Re: ASA Trailer for Sale

Good Idea, major PITA. I think they are right in selling this one. IMO...
r erfert wrote:Thinking outside the box. =D>
Would this trailer net more ASA money with another Raffle?
Trailer raffle
say 5,000 tickets at $2 ea

(better odds)
2,000 tickets at $5ea
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Sep 29, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: We Are Saddened to Report
Replies: 11
Views: 2892

Re: We Are Saddened to Report

Very sad day. I had some great conversations about Roy at the Sand Sports show. He was and is on everyone's mind. Some of my strongest memories of Roy were at the DAC meetings. He was loud and stood his ground on our behalf time and again. Time will tell just how strong Roy's legacy will be to the o...
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: ##January 2010 Dune Trip Plans##
Replies: 25
Views: 3067

Re: ##January 2010 Dune Trip Plans##

With any luck New Years will mark my return to Glamis after nearly a 2 year absence. This also will likely be my one and only trip down there this season as its now a 9hr drive... Dumont is like 5.5 and Oceano is 45 min. No idea where at this point probably in the washes.
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: California Proposes Closing Pismo Beach
Replies: 4
Views: 2656

Re: California Proposes Closing Pismo Beach

Howdy all. Oceano Dunes IS NOT on the closure list. It is one of the few revenue generating parks in the state with collected fees, grants and fuel tax money... This rumor was not true but there are many others lurking that want just that... Actually for now this might get us and the greenies on the...
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:46 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Clyde Crossing has been ripped out
Replies: 25
Views: 4750

Re: Clyde Crossing has been ripped out

Why can't the RR realize their liability here. Too many fools have been hit already. By cutting off access, espically to Boardmanville they are creating a huge safety concern. A concern that the ASA, BLM, & the county should address. Cause we all know crossings will continue.
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Any Pismo Duners?
Replies: 8
Views: 2068

Re: Any Pismo Duners?

Well i'm going to be if i ever get my motor back in my buggy!
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Dec 04, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Prayers Requested
Replies: 9
Views: 1265

Re: Prayers Requested

For a minute there Roger I thought is was your Linda. My thoughts and best wishes do them during the long recovery.
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: GM / Chrysler discuss merger?
Replies: 4
Views: 936

Re: GM / Chrysler discuss merger?

IMO if this happens it will spell the end of Dodge as a brand. I believe Chrysler will still exist and their unique models will remain or it could merge with Buick. Not even rumor, just my gut. As far as my opinion of it goes, i think it's a bad idea for GM especially.
by ChoppedLiver
Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Thanks ASA from the Seaver Family
Replies: 5
Views: 1054

Re: Thanks ASA from the Seaver Family

I did get to do a video but I felt like an "um"ing fool! LOL. Well this is good news for sure and hope to hear more in the weeks ahead! Chin and spirits up!!
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SSSS TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 3879

Re: TOO FRICKEN FUN!!!!

As usual fantastic show. It sort of renews the spirit when the Sand show comes around. Tons of people and many were buying as we had a good show at Lazer Star as well, not the best but not bad for sure. Great to see many of you I hadn't seen in a year. Thanks to those that volunteered!
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Not so balanced pieces by SLO Tribune on Oceano...
Replies: 3
Views: 2667

Not so balanced pieces by SLO Tribune on Oceano...

All the articles: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/dunes/ Here is just one of the stories: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/dunes/story/455046.html Oceano Dunes: Playground or Deathtrap? By David Sneed dsneed@thetribunenews.com An obscure controversy has arisen in recent months over the Oceano Dunes State V...
by ChoppedLiver
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:49 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: To move back or not to move back. That is the ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1609

Re: To move back or not to move back. That is the ?

Don't sell yourself short on SoCA. We just moved to Paso Robles and there are a lot of good deals here right now. For instance near me there are brand new townhomes 4bd 2.5 bath for $260,000 and that includes a boat slip on the lake. The elementary school close by is new and uncrowded. I'm not sayin...
by ChoppedLiver
Sat Jul 19, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: U.S.F.W. News Release: Regarding ASA Delisting Petition
Replies: 82
Views: 12134

Re: U.S.F.W. News Release: Regarding ASA Delisting Petition

Sue!! We need to sue in Idaho outside of the 9th Circus or perhaps even Texas. We can file anywhere we want and the CBD does this tactic better than any. This is clearly the green agenda infiltrated into the government at the top levels, even in the Bush Administration. They will side against us eve...
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Jun 17, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Lazer Star has moved to YOUR neighborhood!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2722

Re: Lazer Star has moved to YOUR neighborhood!!

MUCH less traffic yes. Cooler no. It was near 100 today. But it keeps the lake warm! Thanks for this wishes!
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Jun 16, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Lazer Star has moved to YOUR neighborhood!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2722

Lazer Star has moved to YOUR neighborhood!!

Lazer Star has moved into a brand new facility in Paso Robles, the gateway to Oceano from the Central Valley. The new facility is larger and modern which will allow us to fulfill our commitments more efficiently. If you'd like to stop in we're located just 1 block north of Hwy 46 and Golden Hill Rd....
by ChoppedLiver
Sat Apr 19, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Has HiFuel$$$ curtailed your offroad outings?
Replies: 102
Views: 16448

Re: Has HiFuel$$$ curtailed your offroad outings?

Washroad wrote: We are taking a non-riding trip to Pismo next month, and the Gilroy Garlic Festival in July (that's a 2 tank trip! but the camping is free!).
WR you'll have to stop on your way through and see us the new Lazer Star facility in Paso!
by ChoppedLiver
Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: BBS Transition
Replies: 33
Views: 5253

Re: BBS Transition

Ok Team I'll chime in here to get others opinions on my opinion... The subject lines and the screennames need to be larger and bolder. I find my self hunting for them....
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: We Cannot Wait
Replies: 10
Views: 1670

"Yes we Can" is from the 1986 Angels...
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:32 pm
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: The ASA is where it is today due to volunteer efforts.
Replies: 15
Views: 5935

Congrats and thanks Mike! This is a position long vacant and badly needed for everyone who wants to do something has direction. Good Luck!!
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Whats up with the Glamis Dunes BBS?
Replies: 14
Views: 2401

Whats up with the Glamis Dunes BBS?

Been down for a while now. At least it is for me with both Firefox and IE...
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:06 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Article: New Oceano Dunes concrete restrooms...
Replies: 0
Views: 2481

Article: New Oceano Dunes concrete restrooms...

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/183/story/252719.html New Oceano Dunes concrete restrooms not a comfort to everyone The six extra ‘vault toilets’ would pollute the creek and could be illegal, some Oceano residents say By Bob Cuddy Do you agree with the decision to install new restrooms at Oceano D...
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Jan 15, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: State Parks looking for witnesses of weekend accident
Replies: 0
Views: 2245

State Parks looking for witnesses of weekend accident

Posted on Tue, Jan. 15, 2008 from San Luis Obispo Tribune Dunes officials looking for witnesses of weekend wreck Dunes officials investigating a fatal crash there Friday are seeking help from anyone who might have seen the two people involved in the wreck. The crash happened shortly before 10 p.m. w...
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: DeJong Sand Car
Replies: 7
Views: 1628

Oh and congrats to Washroad, the 2007 Jerry R. Seaver award winner! Fantastic! Thanks for your great work Brian!
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: DeJong Sand Car
Replies: 7
Views: 1628

Re: DeJong Sand Car

RobC wrote:So who won it. Any pictures for those of us that weren't able to attend. Thanks.
I didn't get to see the drawing this year but i heard from the horses mouth (SandCommander) that a guy from Oklahoma won it and the ticket was a birthday gift. Some gift, I'd say!
by ChoppedLiver
Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:04 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 5900
Replies: 27
Views: 2982

Some banter is good for a bad day... See ya all next week guys, cast in all! What cast??????? :?: :?: :?: :?: I broke my foot 5 weeks ago setting up at the Ontario show. I'm in a foot cast until 9/25. I get to ride one of those old man scooters around the SSSS!! LOL Gee I can hardly wait...
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Sep 05, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 5900
Replies: 27
Views: 2982

Some banter is good for a bad day...

See ya all next week guys, cast in all!
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Jul 24, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Update: FoOD Sues
Replies: 4
Views: 8530

Update: FoOD Sues

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/story/99870.html Oceano Dunes’ future still up for grabs An ATV group filed a lawsuit July 9 saying state law overrules county’s General Plan in possible 575-acre sale By Bob Cuddy bcuddy@thetribunenews.com Vacationers are flocking to the Oceano Dunes this...
by ChoppedLiver
Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Need Some Feedback
Replies: 21
Views: 3496

The LED's are IN! We had to slightly rework the billets but they should be done Monday or Tuesday. Call Suzi at the office (I'm on vacation this week) if you want some as our back orders are pretty hefty.
by ChoppedLiver
Sat Jun 30, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Need Some Feedback
Replies: 21
Views: 3496

Congratulations again! See you in Dumont! 8)

We officially broke ground Thursday so I'll be right behind you...only I'm going in a different direction...
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: New California Laws effective 7/1/07
Replies: 32
Views: 4143

I just looked in a 2006 drivers handbook for both commercial and regular licenses. As far as I can see, chnaging lanes in an intersection is OK. I was suprised because I was taught by a commercial license holder that it was OK for class C vehicles, but not for commercial vehicles. It even has pictu...
by ChoppedLiver
Tue Jun 19, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Need Some Feedback
Replies: 21
Views: 3496

Bryan, Congrats!! I suggest if you can pull it off, rent your house out here and rent in LV. That way say in a year if you want to stay (and the market stabilizes) you can sell here and buy there... I'm doing it a bit different but I've been planning on moving for 2 years now. I bought and rented ou...
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: **June 2007 Night Ride Trip**
Replies: 127
Views: 21087

Chevy LS1, LS2, or LS7 Honda V-6 any that is electronic fuel injected. Ron, not too many big rails are joing these night rides... but it sounds like a pretty sweet deal you've offered. :wink: Yeah seems that way. The problem is we've found that these motors run high voltage for their fuel injection...
by ChoppedLiver
Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: **June 2007 Night Ride Trip**
Replies: 127
Views: 21087

OK everyone...got a proposition for 2 of you. I need two guiena pigs to test some new lamps. I have a set of 100w 14v floods and a set of 75w 14v floods I need tested in the real world and this night run is perfect. The catch is you have to run one of the following motors: Chevy LS1, LS2, or LS7 Hon...
by ChoppedLiver
Fri May 25, 2007 12:13 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Illston Ruling Appeal Update
Replies: 17
Views: 4534

Voice I hear you. Frustrating isn't it? However if my memory serves once the new documents are done then they go back to Illston to see if they meet the criteria she set out in her ruling. If so then the RAMP can be implemented. Grant, Vince am I far off?
by ChoppedLiver
Tue May 08, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Inaugural ASA Golf Tournament a huge sucess...
Replies: 10
Views: 1823

Inaugural ASA Golf Tournament a huge sucess...

The very first golf tournament went off with a few glitches but everyone had a great time even with the late start and wind. Over 120 golfers and a check was presented for $47,500 to the ASA! Fantastic job Mike Wallace and crew from Cutting Edge for a really great day!
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:37 am
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Article on Oceano in SLO Tribune 4/18
Replies: 1
Views: 4489

Article on Oceano in SLO Tribune 4/18

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/183/story/20569.html Supervisors’ decision on Dunes raises more questions than answers By Bob Cuddy The Board of Supervisors’ decision Tuesday not to sell the county’s 584 acres on the Oceano Dunes — yet — accomplished several things, none of which make the fat...
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Mar 12, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: ORBA Supershow: Help Needed!
Replies: 27
Views: 7228

Dusty,

We need prizes for the Golf Tournament. Please email me at the link below. Thanks!!
by ChoppedLiver
Mon Mar 12, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: We Need Waldhiem Back on the commission!!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 8623

I'm sketchy. Ed sold us out the last time he was a commissioner. He was against the now all famous audit and he made deals with Spitler so his "baby" El Mirage would get most of what it was asking for. This caused him to get a severe and public scolding from the ASA. However, if its between Ed and a...
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:06 am
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Wind break camping area
Replies: 3
Views: 3999

Camp in the middle away from the fingers. To me if your too close to the fingers then the sand blows off the top and rains down on you and your rig. However flying sand will be everywhere...
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:04 am
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumont Dunes Technical Review Meeting Scheduled
Replies: 19
Views: 9730

They've basically had the same fee structure as the ISDRA to this point. Considering less visits and far less resources needed, this tiered plan pretty much blows. The most they should charge is what they charge now.
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:01 am
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: Firearms in camp
Replies: 65
Views: 24125

Ya know what they say. If you shoot someone in your house be sure they fall inside and not out. You can shoot someone in your house in your defense. You do not have to try and escape your home for safety first...
by ChoppedLiver
Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Golf Cart Article in the Wall Street Journal
Replies: 12
Views: 1342

My dad can get WSJ articles. I've asked him to forward it to me or post it...
by ChoppedLiver
Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: So quiet around here
Replies: 17
Views: 1696

I'm in Indianapolis freezing my batooty off. It's currently 3 with a low of -3. This isn't natural...

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