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by Crowdog
Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Rhinos • RTVs • Golf Carts
Topic: Can-Am Finally Unveils Long Awaited UTV
Replies: 4
Views: 4830

Can-Am Finally Unveils Long Awaited UTV

http://www.utvguide.net/images/CanAm-Commander1000X-501.jpg Top of the line Can-Am Commander 1000 X Can-Am enters the UTV market with a bang and their top-of-the-line Commander 1000 X. It is an incredible side x side vehicle right from the factory. With and industry leading 85 HP, Fox Racing Shox 2...
by Crowdog
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Toyhauler Magazine article on Pismo
Replies: 5
Views: 3203

Re: Toyhauler Magazine article on Pismo

Nicely done Kevin! =D>
by Crowdog
Tue Sep 09, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Does the ASA have a web banner?
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Re: Does the ASA have a web banner?

Forgot I had this one stashed away on my hard drive:

Image

I like that one better. Any others out there I may have missed?
by Crowdog
Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 1987 Suzuki LT80 Lower price
Replies: 11
Views: 3993

Re: 1987 Suzuki LT80 Lower price

****! That is a smokin deal.
by Crowdog
Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Does the ASA have a web banner?
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Re: Does the ASA have a web banner?

jhitesma wrote:Not much better (if any) but here's one I whipped up awhile back to use on sites I run:

Image
I had that one too. Looking for something better if anyone cares to use their graphics skills. :mrgreen:
by Crowdog
Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Does the ASA have a web banner?
Replies: 4
Views: 1065

Does the ASA have a web banner?

I can't seem to find a web banner for the ASA. The only one I have seen is this one I did many years back, and it needs some help. Does a good one exist, or can someone with more graphics skill than me make one? Looking for 468x60 standard sized banner. http://www.utvguide.net/images/Banner_ASA.jpg ...
by Crowdog
Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2007 Revenge Racing Silencer Mid Engine 600HP LS2, S4
Replies: 6
Views: 4730

Glamisbound wrote:Very nice car. Good luck with the sale.

You taking some time off?
Nope. Just downsizing a bit.
by Crowdog
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2007 Revenge Racing Silencer Mid Engine 600HP LS2, S4
Replies: 6
Views: 4730

I like the mid-engine. Haven't seen too many V8 rails that weren't wheelie machines. Bet this one isn't. I know you have a link to another page, but a price would probably be really helpful. Oops - $72,500. The car will wheelie with a little effort, but stays evenly balanced with 4 tires on the gro...
by Crowdog
Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:37 am
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2007 Revenge Racing Silencer Mid Engine 600HP LS2, S4
Replies: 6
Views: 4730

2007 Revenge Racing Silencer Mid Engine 600HP LS2, S4

2007 Revenge Racing Silencer - 2 Seat Mid-Engine Engine DanZio 600HP LS2 with Haltech E8 ECU Transaxle - Mendeola S4 with upgraded ring & pinion Shocks Fox three tube 2.5 Front / four tube 3.0 Rear Power Steering - 2.5" Gear One Rack Brakes Front - 4 piston Rear - 6 piston Rear Hubs - 934 Gear One C...
by Crowdog
Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Mazda Rotary turbo sand cars
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

My first car was a Tatum with a turbo rotary. It hauled the mail. Very light 4 seats (1850 lbs.). Think hopped up 2 stroke - got to keep it in the powerband because there isn't much torque. Harder to drive, but wicked fast. They are loud. Mine came with a SuperTrapp and it would burn the packing mat...
by Crowdog
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Dunes/Pictures/2008 Calendar
Replies: 24
Views: 6483

Any news on the 2009 calendar photo album?
by Crowdog
Thu Sep 13, 2007 6:20 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Scalloped tire tread
Replies: 3
Views: 1821

I had an Interstate enclosed trailer years ago that had one side of the axle 1" behind the other. I noticed it because I could see more trailer on one side of the motorhome than the other. :roll:
by Crowdog
Sun Sep 09, 2007 7:59 am
Forum: Rhinos • RTVs • Golf Carts
Topic: News Release: Honda's new Side x Side
Replies: 8
Views: 4765

Re: News Release: Honda's new Side x Side

Winston Cup wrote:Not real impressive at first glance.......
Not real impressive at second glance either. This thing may be competition for the Ranger, but not the Rhino, RZR or even Teryx.

Honda misses the boat again....
by Crowdog
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:37 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: littering in the ocean
Replies: 8
Views: 1455

Nearly all the charter sailboats in the BVI's do not have holding tanks. Just pump it overboard - wherever you are....
by Crowdog
Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:17 am
Forum: Mescalero Dunes
Topic: Sand Dune Lizard
Replies: 5
Views: 6304

Just any FYI. The petition is a few years old. Not sure of the current status.
by Crowdog
Tue May 22, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Daniel Patterson & PEER are targeting Little Sahara
Replies: 6
Views: 1340

Daniel Patterson & PEER are targeting Little Sahara

'Near-riot conditions' Rowdies grow out of control at Little Sahara, say critics BLM acknowledges incidents, but says reports of mayhem are blown out of proportion By Joe Baird The Salt Lake Tribune Salt Lake Tribune Article Last Updated:05/22/2007 08:37:48 AM MDT Was it just another Easter weekend ...
by Crowdog
Thu May 17, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Land for sale adjacent to Cadiz Dunes Wilderness - eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 961

They don't give a crap about access. The ONLY thing that MAY be good for is to trade to the gov if they are willing to do so at some point. I have been involved with doing this previously on relatively large chunks of land. They MAY be willing to trade islands of yours for islands of theirs if it m...
by Crowdog
Thu May 17, 2007 11:04 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Land for sale adjacent to Cadiz Dunes Wilderness - eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 961

Land for sale adjacent to Cadiz Dunes Wilderness - eBay

60 acres near Cadiz Dunes

This land appears to be adjacent to the Wilderness area. From what I have researched, there is actually private land holdings within the Wilderness area. I'd love to pick up some of that and raise a stink about acess. :idea:
by Crowdog
Mon May 14, 2007 7:16 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Inaugural ASA Golf Tournament a huge sucess...
Replies: 10
Views: 1984

Very impressive!

Thanks to all that made it happen.
by Crowdog
Wed May 09, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

A few more details in this article that just came out today: http://www.elynews.com/articles/2007/05/09/news/news11.txt U.S. Wildlife Service says Sand Mountain Blue Butterfly doesn't need federal protection The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last week that listing the Sand Mountain blue ...
by Crowdog
Wed May 09, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

Voice wrote:Imagine a real movement towards getting the North dunes closed. Protest marches, Congressional support, news coverage... the whole shebang!
Brian,

You have a unique opportunity with your position to rally people on GlamisDunes.com. Make it happen.

Jon
by Crowdog
Wed May 09, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

How about targetted litigation? Play defense as we are now but find a spot, say the dunes north of Highway 78, or Oceano, and go on the offense there. As resources permit, then go on the offense in another place, all the while playing stingy, tough, hard nosed defense in ALL places. We can't go on ...
by Crowdog
Wed May 09, 2007 10:46 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

No I still feel the mitigation idea and a wide reaching PR campaign is probably going to be the most effective. Mitigation may be plausible in an area like So. Cal. where you have closed dunes like North Algodones, Kelso, Cadiz & Eureka to try to reopen, but what about Nevada? The only dune that is...
by Crowdog
Tue May 08, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

Lloyd, my hero! :DWhat I AM saying is that if you consider this a win then you've already lost. The only "win" here is that the butterfly was not listed. As I mentioned in a previous post, the whole thing came out in the end like a turd. Our ability to win without compromise requires a stronger van...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

Here's a little history (newest listed at top): http://www.americansandassociation.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=20822 - USFWS to initiate status review of butterfly http://www.americansandassociation.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=19442 - Lawsuit filed by CBD, PEER http://www.americansandassociation.org/p...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 7:48 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

From a May 2003 newspaper article: But butterflies and buckwheat are not the only concerns of ecologists at Sand Mountain. Kinerson listed the Sand Mountain aphodius scarab beetle, the click beetle and two bee species, perdita hiagi and the perdita sp. nov. 3 as invertebrates living only on the Sand...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

Rich,

Friends of Sand Mountain is far from being "best buds" with the BLM.

Jon
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

All I know for sure in regards to Sand Mountain is that if I was not involved back in 2002, the entire vegetated dune area would have fallen to a BLM Emergency Closure. The CBD/PEER came into town VERY soon after and were able to deal with a very friendly BLM plant ecologist. Here is a copy of my po...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

My understanding is that there were no new closures, that they were already voluntarily closed, and that fencing was added by the judges rule. Therefore no new closures would mean -> no new closures... isnt that a good thing? Maybe I am missing the point here, but after reading the articles several...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 2:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

(checking my list) Ahhh, I see now... Hold on while I move your name off of the "Still give a ****" list and onto the "Browbeat into submission" list. Personally, I'm never going to submit, but hey, that's me. The deck is so far stacked against us, and the off-road community is so completely out gu...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 2:05 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

In today's current climate do "Friends of" organizations stand a chance to compete playing hard ball in the big leauges? Is this a receipe that could happen at other smaller dunes such as Dumont? The only "Friends of" organization with the organization and funding to play hard ball is the Friends o...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

Wow, I had no idea things in the off-road community had changed so much in the last 6 months or so since I took notice. Extremist? Hard core? COMPROMISE??? (did I hear that correctly?) Do you not understand that each and every compromise is a LOSS by us and a WIN by them and that they are NOT divid...
by Crowdog
Mon May 07, 2007 10:00 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

I wouldn't take Richard Hilton's statement literally. Reporter's tend to take statements from people over the phone and twist them to meet their view of how they think the article should read.
by Crowdog
Sat May 05, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: killing gophers
Replies: 11
Views: 2373

Things that don't seem to work: - hose down the hole. - smoke bombs. - gopher poison. - battery operated vibrating stake. I have had best success with the old faithful trap that looks like this: http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B00004RA58.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg Get two and follow the directions to set the...
by Crowdog
Sat May 05, 2007 8:06 am
Forum: Sand Mountain
Topic: Sand Mt. - One for the Good Guys!
Replies: 7
Views: 5526

There is NO evidence that the subject species is even threatened. Since when does that matter when it comes to the Endangered Species Act?! Best Available Science is all the ESA requires. So using the CBD's mode of operation: 1. The Sand Mountain blue butterfly is a subspecies of Euphilotes Pallens...
by Crowdog
Sat May 05, 2007 7:16 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 11552

I posted this on Glamis Dunes.com back in March. Nothing really new here guys. This has been going on since about 2002. BLM in Carson City is anti-OHV and this was pretty easy for the CBD & PEER. With a subspecies of butterfly that "only exists at Sand Mountain" and the Endangered Species Act that f...
by Crowdog
Fri Apr 27, 2007 6:15 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Guess who gets to hit the Dunes in Australia?
Replies: 16
Views: 2889

OBSESSED wrote:
Grumpy Wookie wrote:Bring me back a jar of Aussy sand!
Not a jar, a baggie, double bag it.

Jars break...

I'll pay if you get me some sand, :shock:
:lol: seriously, small baggie, $5.00

Black market sand?

S
I'll pay $6.00. :wink:

Got my own sand collection going....
by Crowdog
Sat Apr 14, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: My first magazine article published this AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1678

Nice!
by Crowdog
Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:09 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: glamis clean up 4/21
Replies: 14
Views: 4366

Very Cool!

Good luck with the cleanup guys. Wish I could be there.
by Crowdog
Fri Mar 30, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: So... How many trips have you made this Season?
Replies: 44
Views: 8824

3 trips to Glamis & 1 to Dumont. Then sprinkle Sand Mountain and a trip to St. Anthony in there.

How about a day in the dunes where we used to be able to ride? Does that count? Marina Dunes. Morro Bay Sand Spit. Guadalupe (Devil's Slide). Oceano (on foot).
by Crowdog
Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Democrats Move to Protect Species Act
Replies: 6
Views: 1823

"If you're only going to protect it in its current range, it's an incentive to unscrupulous people to minimize the range," Dicks said he told Kempthorne. In other words, it doesn't matter if the species is long gone, these guys want to keep the vacated area "protected." The questions is, "from what...
by Crowdog
Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:36 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: ORBA Supershow: Help Needed!
Replies: 27
Views: 7509

:edit: just looked at the picts, and saw the two, um, hams. Good stuff! :D I like picts. I can tell by your moniker. :lol: Where ARE the picts? :-s Um, the ham shot got removed. The image is still on the server, they just took the image off the web page. It was down in "Other Stuff" at the bottom o...
by Crowdog
Fri Mar 30, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Coral Pink Dunes
Topic: Coral Pink Sand Dunes....
Replies: 12
Views: 7663

A Rhino would be pretty fun too...

I didn't get to explore the dunes much when I was there a few years ago, but I've got lots of pictures of the camping areas and other information:
Coral Pink Dune Guide
by Crowdog
Thu Mar 29, 2007 6:39 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Democrats Move to Protect Species Act
Replies: 6
Views: 1823

Here is CBD's take on it... For Immediate Release, March 27, 2007 Contacts: Kieran Suckling, Center for Biological Diversity, (520) 275-5960 Daniel Patterson, Public Employees for Environment Responsibility (520) 906-2159 Bush Administration Unleashes Staggering Attack on Endangered Species Act Draf...
by Crowdog
Thu Mar 29, 2007 6:35 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Democrats Move to Protect Species Act
Replies: 6
Views: 1823

Dicks, who spoke Wednesday with Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, said he was especially concerned by a proposal that would require extra protection only in areas where endangered species are found.
What a concept....
by Crowdog
Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: ORBA Supershow: Help Needed!
Replies: 27
Views: 7509

Great job with the booth guys! Sorry I gave you a hard time about the sand rail tickets I bought. I just hate filling out the same info over and over again. All you need is my name and phone #. :wink: Anyhow, it was nice to buy the winning ticket at the show. 8) http://www.duneguide.com/images/ORBAS...
by Crowdog
Wed Mar 14, 2007 7:18 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Flyin Ryan in Sand Addiction
Replies: 9
Views: 1557

Way to go Ryan! And keep up the good work Dad...
by Crowdog
Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: The OLD days at Pismo (Oceano)
Replies: 26
Views: 18421

Just returned from a trip down the coast. Checked out a few areas where we used to be able to ride: Marina Dunes Morro Bay Sand Spit Gaudalupe Dunes Gerard (Friends of Oceano Dunes) let me use some of his great photos from Marina. Check them out. Still looking for more photos to document past OHV us...
by Crowdog
Wed Feb 07, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: Oregon Dunes
Topic: Oregon Dunes Campgrounds
Replies: 2
Views: 3831

Lots of pictures and info on camping areas here: http://www.duneguide.com/sand_dune_guide_oregon_dunes.htm http://www.duneguide.com/sand_dune_guide_oregon_camping.htm http://www.duneguide.com/sand_dune_guide_oregon_coos_bay.htm http://www.duneguide.com/sand_dune_guide_oregon_florence.htm http://www....
by Crowdog
Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:12 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Idiots! Driving the company truck!
Replies: 18
Views: 4541

Should have turned them in and gave their company info....

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