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by azsandrider
Mon Aug 21, 2006 4:13 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Thanks Night drag racers
Replies: 49
Views: 10010

Did any LEO Rangers go out there for the night event?

I'm hope they knew about it and had a presence, if not, then they should next time.
by azsandrider
Wed Jul 26, 2006 4:01 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FYI Sand Rail Industry Coming Under Attack
Replies: 5
Views: 1593

Would this affect an Arizona sandrail builder who only sells his rails in Arizona?
by azsandrider
Mon Jul 24, 2006 12:20 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: All American lining project
Replies: 40
Views: 10255

Nope, I don't think so...That would require to much effort and some sand driving skill...

Most of the Posers will go over to Buttercup-Comp hill...

:twisted: :D
by azsandrider
Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Passes for Primary Vehicles or Passes for ALL vehicles?
Replies: 112
Views: 19530

I'll keep pointing out to you You do an excellent job of "pointing" things out to us, even the obvious. But what have you accomplished with your 5+ year quest of pointing things out to us?? Nothing! Why? Because we are realistic and know how hard it is to fight the US Government! It takes a lot of ...
by azsandrider
Thu Jul 20, 2006 3:29 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Passes for Primary Vehicles or Passes for ALL vehicles?
Replies: 112
Views: 19530

Voice: WE realize the TRUTH. But WE are not in control of how the BLM is funded. Once YOU figure out how to make the US Government properly FUND the ISDRA, then the rest of this issue takes care of itself. WISHING for proper funding for the ISDRA from taxes we already have paid and the REALITY of th...
by azsandrider
Mon Jul 17, 2006 3:54 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: "Feel good" thread about lawyers and the ASA. Show
Replies: 123
Views: 22417

Vince and the ASA BOD,

Thanks for your time and dedication you are giving to fight for dunes access rights.
by azsandrider
Thu Jul 13, 2006 1:13 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Passes for Primary Vehicles or Passes for ALL vehicles?
Replies: 112
Views: 19530

Several Years ago I proposed a "Brown Sticker" program where EVERY vehicle outside of designated camp areas would be required to have prominently displayed a "Brown Sticker" issued by the BLM for $10 per vehicle per year. This would be in addition to a "camp fee" for PRIMARY vehicles that are campin...
by azsandrider
Tue Jul 11, 2006 2:11 pm
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: ISDRA TRT Meeting Friday, July 28, 2006
Replies: 19
Views: 11541

OK, great......
by azsandrider
Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:27 pm
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: ISDRA TRT Meeting Friday, July 28, 2006
Replies: 19
Views: 11541

Does "Bermed Tracks" mean the very dangerous 'kiddie tracks' are going to be discussed?
by azsandrider
Fri Jun 30, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Delay in remedy phase of Illston case
Replies: 37
Views: 7125

Them scare tacticts working well for ya? Why not go all the way? Real worst case scenerio: N. Korea nukes Southern California turning everything into a desert. Unfortunantly all the people are dead so off-roading is no longer a problem. Actually, this might be a good thing as the liberal left wing ...
by azsandrider
Sat Jun 17, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Read this poll and vote
Replies: 32
Views: 3894

In my agency, officers have discreation when issing traffic tickets, meaning we can give a ticket or a verbal warning (we don't have wrtten warnings). I have given many warnings to citizens. I have only stopped a couple of LEOs in my time and I did give them warnings. Its hard to give a ticket to a ...
by azsandrider
Sat Jun 17, 2006 4:01 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Read this poll and vote
Replies: 32
Views: 3894

It would be stupid to be "drinking heavily" and carry a weapon, even if the law allows it. In EVERY situation a LEO is scrutinized much, much more than an average citizen, both by the county attorney and by internal affairs. In my agency, we have a "zero tolerance" policy for DUI. If an off duty LEO...
by azsandrider
Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:31 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Read this poll and vote
Replies: 32
Views: 3894

So, what would happen if you carried your off duty weapon into the fair? What would they do? How would they know? and who is manning the gate to stop you? I had this happen to me once going to Sun Devil stadium. I had my off duty weapong in a fanny pack holster designed for carrying weapons. I was s...
by azsandrider
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Growing ATV use can spur confrontation, environmental damage
Replies: 3
Views: 809

Few hours later, I got: Below is the response from Sheriff Vasquez. I was suprised that he responded so quick. He seems to be a fair minded individual. "Tim, Thank you for your kind words. The purpose of my monthly articles is to inform the public on various topics. Many times education goes a long ...
by azsandrider
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Growing ATV use can spur confrontation, environmental damage
Replies: 3
Views: 809

On June 1st, I sent the following E-mail to Sheriff Vasquez: "Sheriff Vasquez, I recently read your article on ATV operation. The article has made it on several ATV forum web sites and is very informative. As you know, the majority of ATV operators are responsible and want to follow the laws, but mo...
by azsandrider
Tue Jun 06, 2006 1:19 am
Forum: Computer• Camera • Buy & Sell
Topic: Helmet Camera Discount
Replies: 7
Views: 8276

Sounds like a good deal.

I checked the website and under accessories there is a 12volt plug adapter for cigarette lighters.
by azsandrider
Sat Jun 03, 2006 12:47 am
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: Sold --- Built Suzuki Samurai for sale...<<<
Replies: 8
Views: 5004

Sold --- Built Suzuki Samurai for sale...<<<

1987 Suzuki Samurai , 1.6 liter engine, Camden supercharger, Petroworks transfer case, power steering, SPOA lift, Rancho shocks, 32” tires, aluminum rims, lockers, too many options to list, Mesa,Az. $6700 or reasonable offer E-mail: azsandrider@cox.net Use it as a 'golf cart / Rhino' at the dunes...
by azsandrider
Fri Jun 02, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Memorial Day Weekend - vandals at Glamis!
Replies: 29
Views: 4531

f-BOB wrote:
crash wrote: "Say hello to my LITTLE FRIEND :!: :twisted: "
Yep, the click click of a 12 gauge pump dropping a shell into the chamber and 00 buck is a wonderful deterrent!
Until you hear the sound of a bolt being cycled from an assualt rifle. :shock:

:P :P :D :)
by azsandrider
Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:38 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Full Face Helmuts
Replies: 13
Views: 2133

It was probably their "sixth sense". All wives and mothers have it!
by azsandrider
Wed May 31, 2006 11:25 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Memorial Day Weekend - vandals at Glamis!
Replies: 29
Views: 4531

Most Home Improvement stores sell portable, battery operated motion sensor alarms. You can simply sit or mount the alarm and it will go off when anyone comes in range. Also, there is a solar power motion sensor flood light that could be mounted on the side of the trailer. I put my bikes away in the ...
by azsandrider
Wed May 31, 2006 11:19 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Full Face Helmuts
Replies: 13
Views: 2133

Humans field of view is about 180 degrees.

Full faced helmets allow for 260 degree field of view, so there will be no vision obstruction problem for a properly fitted helmet.
by azsandrider
Thu May 25, 2006 1:36 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: The name "Glamis" or "ISDRA"
Replies: 62
Views: 13900

Actually, using the name "Glamis" for the entire ISDRA shows the ignorance of people who do not look on a map and just repeat what others told them. :P :P So, to enlighten the un-informed, the proper name for the dune system is "The Imperial Sand Dunes Recreational Area", or ISDRA! Individual campin...
by azsandrider
Sun Apr 23, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Video by Paleale
Replies: 18
Views: 4771

Why would I buy it when I can see them here for free??? :P :D

If you put together an exciting combination of videos with the right music, and offer it at a decent price; I would be interested.
by azsandrider
Thu Apr 20, 2006 3:04 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Ranger Jones - Glamis
Replies: 9
Views: 2215

It is good to see something nice posted here about Ranger Jones. As a LEO, I know that these people should write a letter to his supervisor to let the supervisor know he is doing a good job. LEOs know that people often call, or write in, complaints, but we seldom see people write in compliments. I b...
by azsandrider
Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:30 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Mini's
Replies: 8
Views: 2655

Check out Desert Dog Offroad in Fountain Hills & ATV Racing in North Phoenix. What kind of features do you want in a "mini" and how much do you want to spend. I have the Desert Dog Slayer with a Turbo'ed RX1 motor and a Sand Limo Squirt with a Turbo'ed VW motor (for sale). Both rip through the dunes...
by azsandrider
Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:23 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Video by Paleale
Replies: 18
Views: 4771

Finally, a video with GOOD music!!!!

Very good job!!!

:D
by azsandrider
Fri Apr 07, 2006 3:39 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: CBD intends to keep control of the OHV trust fund
Replies: 59
Views: 30837

Woodglue: To get the ASA's official opinion, I would suggest that you e-mail the BOD directly and ask. Most of the BOD do not have the time to view all areas of this BBS as they are working hard on the issues. This BBS is a forum for dune oriented people to put forth facts and their opinions and is ...
by azsandrider
Fri Apr 07, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2007 ASA Calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 838

My $.02:

Although I appreciate the sponsers, but a little less advertising and more good action shots at the dunes. Put the ad banner below the photo instead of in the photo so as not to mess up the picture.

And thanks, Flo, for your dedication and hard work putting this together every year.
by azsandrider
Fri Apr 07, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Political Humor
Replies: 10
Views: 2106

Sloppy has a point.

To maintain the credibility of this BBS, it should be moderated according to the written rules in a fair and impartial manner equally for everyone.

BUT, that was funny....
by azsandrider
Thu Apr 06, 2006 3:09 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: CBD intends to keep control of the OHV trust fund
Replies: 59
Views: 30837

Ron, do you think that "Phantom Hawk" is Steve Kuele???? (sp? - Steve how do you spell your last name?)

We need to get the profile requirement fixed so we can know who is posting.
by azsandrider
Mon Apr 03, 2006 2:07 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Mexican protesters on illegal immigration
Replies: 37
Views: 6772

dune4d wrote:Last year there was $12 BILLION sent back to mexico by illegals. How did that strengthen our economy. We could have used that. We should stop the flow of money (western union, cash, etc) to mexico from illegals.
Or at least apply a 20% tax to the money sent south.
by azsandrider
Mon Apr 03, 2006 1:58 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Is CBD operating as a legal non-profit organization?
Replies: 29
Views: 5235

BUT, if we can cause the CBD a little heartache, it is worth it!!!

:D :D :D
by azsandrider
Mon Apr 03, 2006 1:56 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: sand car give away
Replies: 4
Views: 910

I would assume your are asking about the ASA raffle only! There are a lot of car raffles lately and I don't know about them, but the ASA cars are donated to the ASA for the raffle. Without these companies donating the parts and assembling the cars that have been raffed off, the ASA would not have be...
by azsandrider
Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Is CBD operating as a legal non-profit organization?
Replies: 29
Views: 5235

Here is the newspaper article: Gazette Santee's Newest Best Friend: The Center for Biological Diversity By Nancy Fay Published January 14, 2004 East County Gazette The signs are up. The mail is out. The campaign to stop growth in Santee by changing the General Plan through Proposition X has begun. W...
by azsandrider
Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:53 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Is CBD operating as a legal non-profit organization?
Replies: 29
Views: 5235

Is CBD operating as a legal non-profit organization?

Found this posted on http://www.ridingarizona.com forum. I am NOT the original poster and DO NOT have any more information, but thought I should post this for further comment/action. "The CBD is a 501©3 non-profit group. As such it is forbidden from contributing to any election or political group u...
by azsandrider
Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: Jeepers get charged double at dunes...
Replies: 97
Views: 54772

What are the ICSO rules concerning ISDRA passes?

Have they passed some new laws?

How can y\the ICSO have different laws concerning the ISDRA fees when they are acting as the contractor to the BLM to collect federally mandated fees?????

:? :? :?
by azsandrider
Wed Mar 29, 2006 1:15 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Suggestion for the ASA in the next season
Replies: 6
Views: 1109

By the way, I like thesuggestion of having T-shirts with ASA messages on them

I would buy them. I wear my ASA shirst almost everywhere.
by azsandrider
Tue Mar 28, 2006 2:43 am
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: Jeepers get charged double at dunes...
Replies: 97
Views: 54772

I still think having an RV pass and one vehicle pass, the same basic design and colors, with the same serial numbers, but one having a large "RV" on it and the other having a large "VEH" on it would be easy to administer and enforce. ALL RVs would have to display the "RV" pass, whether they were a m...
by azsandrider
Tue Mar 28, 2006 1:51 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Suggestion for the ASA in the next season
Replies: 6
Views: 1109

A person can always printout a few newsletters and hand them out. I find the ASA newsletter very informative and explains what the ASA about. The best way is to be informed yourself and have direct contact with people to explain about the ASA, and hand out newsletters...... The ASA web site, NOT thi...
by azsandrider
Sat Mar 25, 2006 3:29 pm
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: Jeepers get charged double at dunes...
Replies: 97
Views: 54772

My Suggestion: When you buy a permit, you get a permit for the RV (motorhome or trailer) and a second permit for a secondary vehicle or tow vehicle. That passes should be clearly marked with colored borders to easily determine a RV pass from the second vehicle pass. The passes should have matching ...
by azsandrider
Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:59 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY: MARCH 9TH
Replies: 6
Views: 1592

Jim, has our message been sent out?

Are other OHV organizations sending out a message?

Tomorrow I will post this on several other OHV web sites.
by azsandrider
Wed Mar 08, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The latest from our furry little friends (CBD)
Replies: 2
Views: 703

It would be very easy to change their wording around to support the bill. I don't have time tonight, but I'll do it tomorrow and post it.

:P
by azsandrider
Tue Feb 21, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Bush's Chat With Novelist Alarms Environmentalists
Replies: 5
Views: 1369

I always wondered what caused the LAST warming period, before modern humans? The earth goes through cooling (ice ages) and warming (the time between ice ages) periodically. The earth is still coming out of the most recent ice age, which was about 12,000 years ago (gealogically - relatively a short t...
by azsandrider
Wed Feb 15, 2006 4:00 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Question far all
Replies: 35
Views: 6672

Very well said BILL !!!! :D I hope to see that post in a future ASA newsletter! Very few people read these BBS's. Heck, if I were you Bill, I would send that into the local newspapers, Imperial County newspapers, and Yuma newspapers. Also send it into Sand Sports magazine. A well written article lik...
by azsandrider
Wed Feb 15, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Gordons Well / Buttercup
Replies: 8
Views: 2711

:oops: :oops: :oops:

Oopppssss....guess I need to read the ENTIRE post.... :P

:D :D :D

Someday...

:shock: I will go to Roadrunner on a real off weekend, if there is such a thing anymore... :P
by azsandrider
Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Gordons Well / Buttercup
Replies: 8
Views: 2711

Thanks, but I don't go that far north very often.

I thought your post said you will be in the SOUTH DUNES for the weekend and wanted somebody to dune with after you do the transports???? :?

You are always welcome to join us if you ever want to come to the South Dunes.

:D :D :D
by azsandrider
Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:42 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Look who's planning another media day at the dunes
Replies: 15
Views: 2578

I wonder if Danny Boy has obtained a permit to hold this event?
by azsandrider
Mon Feb 13, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: air compressor help
Replies: 9
Views: 7344

CO 2 tank
by azsandrider
Mon Feb 13, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: The Duner Connection
Topic: Gordons Well / Buttercup
Replies: 8
Views: 2711

I'll be camped at Olgiby.

Coming Weds and staying to Monday. Having a pot luck shrimp & Bison steak on Saturday. :D :D

You know how I like to cook!!!! :P

You are welcome to join us! Let me know!!!

:D :D :D
by azsandrider
Sun Feb 12, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Had to share
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

At least its not a LEO. The truck has EMS on it.

But, when you gotta go, you gotta go......

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