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by Sandemon
Sun Nov 23, 2003 6:17 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Ticketed... Part 2
Replies: 7
Views: 1729

I think even a Mammoth Mountain year pass is cheaper He hasn't been skiing lately either. A day lift ticket at Mammoth Mnt. is $62 per day on weekends, and $57 during the week an Adult season pass is $1200 per year, this is to use Govt. land. also lodging is not included in this price, plan on spen...
by Sandemon
Fri Nov 21, 2003 6:42 am
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Group Ride
Replies: 7
Views: 2230

Anyone who wants to meet up I say we meet at 10:00 -10:30 at Comp hill on Fri. morning after T-Day, I will be in a red Hi-Jumper SS6 :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Wed Nov 19, 2003 2:51 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: Dumping Grey Water - Legal?
Replies: 56
Views: 15839

And by the way, I belive it is illegal to urinate/deficate in a public place, also!
You do not want to get caught for this as you can be convicted of Indecent exposer and be forced to register as a sex offender :( :twisted: 8)
by Sandemon
Wed Nov 19, 2003 2:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OHV inspections
Replies: 50
Views: 4975

My last post should be taken with a grain of salt.
I think that Troy has a very good idea and in the sandrail tech. thread there is a thread with a lot of great info for someone buying there first rail. This might be a good storyline for one of the Sand publications to do. :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Wed Nov 19, 2003 2:13 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OHV inspections
Replies: 50
Views: 4975

hey Grant how about doing a safety inspection check list w/some pics that can be made into its own forum. I agree, Grant does not do anywhere near enough to help the ASA, and I think that Jerry Sever and maybe Vince should help him cause those guys have nothing better to do :!: :!: I heard that Jer...
by Sandemon
Tue Nov 18, 2003 10:04 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Group Ride
Replies: 7
Views: 2230

Group Ride

Is anyone interested in doing a group ride on Friday morning after T-Day? :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Mon Nov 17, 2003 7:35 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: Dumping Grey Water - Legal?
Replies: 56
Views: 15839

Voice, Acording to the Ca Vehicle Code there are 2 things that can be spilled onto the highway. Clean water and Feathers from live birds. I do not have the Vehicle Code in front of me but it is a question on the Com. licence test. :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Mon Nov 17, 2003 1:37 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Dune Wars Article Today, 11-15
Replies: 7
Views: 1080

The 50 square miles on the north side of 78 is open to hikers. It is not about the plants they are only the tool that the anti-acces groups use to keep us off of OUR land. :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Sat Nov 08, 2003 10:22 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: The Real Tragedy
Replies: 45
Views: 7132

I think that a littering ticket should include a manditory Court apperance and the penalty should be 24 hours of picking up trash done in 8 hour shifts on Tue, Wed., and Thurs. only from 8am to 5pm, this way not only do they have to pick up there trash but they have to use vacation days to do it. Th...
by Sandemon
Mon Nov 03, 2003 8:02 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Duner Margarita Monday Ventura County- NW LA
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Is it just going to be Ross and me again :?: :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Sun Nov 02, 2003 11:57 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Electric trailer brakes - one wheel locks first
Replies: 10
Views: 1214

Make sure that the magnet is working and is making a good contact and none of the springs are weak :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Fri Oct 31, 2003 8:10 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Witches eyes claim......see pics of the eye and car
Replies: 99
Views: 14373

There is no substitute for experience! If there is any way that you can go with a group of more experienced duners this is the best way to learn bar none. When you go for that first ride do not try to act like an experienced rider/driver. NEVER LET ANYONE PUSH YOU TO GO FASTER THAN YOU FEEL SAFE DRI...
by Sandemon
Fri Oct 31, 2003 7:46 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Tranny questions?
Replies: 10
Views: 1328

Tim, When you talk to the builder get details about the trans he is recommending and come back here and ask :?: 's. As you well know there are a lot of people that will help you here and at the Glamis Dunes board :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 30, 2003 11:33 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Tranny questions?
Replies: 10
Views: 1328

Tim, You might be better off telling the person that is building your tranny that you do not know very much about transaxles and get them to explain all your options instead of making them think you understand more than you do :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 30, 2003 4:25 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Duner Margarita Monday Ventura County- NW LA
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Sandemons usually pretty easy too
I feel so cheap :lol: :twisted: 8) :) :oops:
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 23, 2003 2:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Are we ready for a PAC....
Replies: 16
Views: 1675

Tim, Let me play the devils advocate here and bring up other dune areas such as Pismo, Sand Mountain and Dumont to name a few. Will they be included, as you are planning on fundraising in there areas. My personal view is that we should get involved with one of the established PACs instead of trying ...
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 23, 2003 1:41 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Trailer Transport
Replies: 5
Views: 857

Anyone :?:
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 23, 2003 1:37 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: Something you never want to see.
Replies: 27
Views: 10901

And with a checkered flag no less... That may not be the best example to have on the website... I can see boy-danny exploiting that one. Why do you think that? The Checkered Flag program was started before the ASA got involved with it. I cannot remember the mans name who started it, but it was not ...
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 23, 2003 11:23 am
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: More crazy ISDRA pass rules
Replies: 23
Views: 4508

I'm only trying to provide points of view and clarification that are often times overlooked due to their emotional involvement.
Larry, I for one think that you have done a great job of this, THANK YOU :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 23, 2003 10:58 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Glamis Dunes Patrol Re-organizing
Replies: 25
Views: 2531

If the ASA's official position is they are against fees (or increases in fees) at the ISDRA, then it would look pretty bad to see ASA Members volunteering to enforce fee compliance. Scott, As far as I know the ASA has never told anyone that they have to do what the official policy states. If this w...
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 23, 2003 1:26 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: How do I get a pass now?
Replies: 43
Views: 5750

Brian, He said HE didn't have to get out of the motorhome! When in doubt send the Wife :lol: :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Wed Oct 22, 2003 9:43 pm
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: More crazy ISDRA pass rules
Replies: 23
Views: 4508

The snowbirds also buy a long term visitors pass that is different from the ISDRA pass and lets them stay for their whole season :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Tue Oct 21, 2003 10:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Double Pass --- split from TRT forum
Replies: 67
Views: 5006

First off as most of you know I am active in both the ASA and DUNERS and the way that this thread has gone appalls me. First Chuck, do you read your posts before you post them? because if you don't, you should. That was a very poor choice of words that you used, I understood what you meant but it wa...
by Sandemon
Tue Oct 21, 2003 6:21 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Trailer Transport
Replies: 5
Views: 857

Trailer Transport

We are looking for someone to take the ASA giveaway trailer from Escondido (I-15 X SR-78 ) to Glamis for the poker run, if this sounds like something that you could help with please let me know here or at- transportation@americansandassociation.org
:twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Tue Oct 21, 2003 7:20 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Officials say CA behind NV in tortoise protection
Replies: 6
Views: 766

Environmental officials are calling southern Nevada a model for protecting the endangered desert tortoise, but say efforts in California are moving as slowly as the creatures themselves. Does this include the tortoises that the Govt. is killing in the name of tortoise health? or did they forget tha...
by Sandemon
Sat Oct 18, 2003 10:25 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: What to do if you hit a witches eye?
Replies: 30
Views: 13311

How come those pics weren't sent to Fun Stuff?
The people in the rail had more money :lol: :twisted: 8) :) :shock:
by Sandemon
Tue Oct 14, 2003 8:34 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SDORC and ASA Dune Info Meeting San Diego 10/18/03
Replies: 2
Views: 516

Also it looks like we will need the Extreme Buggy taken down to the show from aprox. the 91 and the 57 frwys. Please let me know if you can help with this. :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Tue Oct 07, 2003 10:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Transportation needs your help
Replies: 15
Views: 1884

Who said it was going to Sand Tires Unlimited? :?: :?: Becky are you taking over as Transportation Cord? :?: :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Mon Oct 06, 2003 12:21 pm
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: Question for the TRT
Replies: 37
Views: 7768

The one thing that most of the people here are forgetting is that the OLD TRT was made up of a cross section of duners who only gave there own ideas when they represented the end users, not the veiws of the majority of users. (you were represented by people who did not have to take your views into a...
by Sandemon
Mon Oct 06, 2003 10:14 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Who's Up For a Start of Season Dune Clean?
Replies: 46
Views: 4576

Roger, Don't you remermber that Steve is in Boston this week :?: :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Sun Oct 05, 2003 2:55 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: New FI project begins
Replies: 61
Views: 7186

I don't want to think about you in a hobby with large fireable weapons :shock: :o 8) :twisted:
by Sandemon
Sat Oct 04, 2003 10:44 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: New FI project begins
Replies: 61
Views: 7186

Jason, Have you ever considered taking up a new hobby? Not to bag on you but you have been followed by the most incredible string of bad luck known to man. Most people when faced with what you have gone through would have thrown in the towel and taken up fishing. Are you sure that this is the sport ...
by Sandemon
Sat Oct 04, 2003 12:32 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Transportation needs your help
Replies: 15
Views: 1884

Thanks Guys :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 02, 2003 6:22 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Toyhauler VS Enclosed Trailer
Replies: 13
Views: 2464

I just bought a 24 ft Carson with 10000lb axels for 140000 OTD.
Fuzzy, I had no idea that those axles were that expensive :twisted: :lol: :) 8)
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 02, 2003 5:07 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: High Desert Off-roaders get reprieve from fees
Replies: 12
Views: 2755

Ed is Ed Waldhiem (sp?) the head guy at CORVA 8) :) :twisted:
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 02, 2003 12:16 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: High Desert Off-roaders get reprieve from fees
Replies: 12
Views: 2755

Explain to me the difference between visitor and visitation? What's the difference in regards to numbers? The differance is visitation is the number of people that showed up (1 count for every trip). The number of visitors is a count of different people that showed up (each person only counted once...
by Sandemon
Thu Oct 02, 2003 11:43 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Transportation needs your help
Replies: 15
Views: 1884

Transportation needs your help

The ASA needs your help. We need someone to pick up the giveaway trailer at the fairgrounds in Pomona on Sun. after the show and take it to Anaheim on mon. morning, it can be dropped off as early as 4:00 am. I am also looking for someone to take the trailer to Escondido for a meeting and then back t...
by Sandemon
Thu Sep 25, 2003 9:39 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Newsletter question
Replies: 33
Views: 2542

I still have not got mine :( :twisted: 8)
by Sandemon
Mon Sep 22, 2003 11:25 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Putting Brakes on a Trailer
Replies: 1
Views: 454

As long as one of your axles has the holes drilled for the backing plates adding the brakes is not to hard, you will need to get a set of backing plates and new hubs with drums and swap in the new parts. when you go to the trailer supply shop you will need to know the make and model of your axles no...
by Sandemon
Mon Sep 22, 2003 1:05 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ELF terrorists may have struck again in San Diego
Replies: 2
Views: 491

If (when) we catch them, we should set fire to their privates
That would work if they had any :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Mon Sep 22, 2003 12:42 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A HUGE and well deserved THANK YOU!
Replies: 5
Views: 589

I want to take the opportunity to thank L&L corvairs for his help moving the ASA trailer and a HUGE THANKS to Clark Tripp for going way above the call of duty and bailing me out of a jam, Also to Weekend Concepts for providing the storage space, Ron your mom looked like she liked that golfcart :P th...
by Sandemon
Sat Sep 13, 2003 3:04 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Linda Hansen, Desert land chief walks fine line
Replies: 5
Views: 1050

One think about Linda Hansen is she is very good about not letting her feelings show, I would not play poker with her :) :twisted: 8)
by Sandemon
Fri Sep 12, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: BUCKSHOT INFO MEETING
Replies: 38
Views: 3023

Thanks also go to Grant for pulling the ASA trailer from his shop (where he stores it for us) to the meeting, and to John Baker for takeing it on to Brian's work. THANKS GUYS you make my job easy. :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Fri Sep 12, 2003 12:44 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: What would you say to a new BLM Ranger
Replies: 30
Views: 2973

There have been some great ideas here for ways to look at things from a duners point of view but take some time and try to see it from a loe's point of view, swap the words leo and duner and see how it reads. :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Sat Aug 30, 2003 9:19 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Toy haulers and mud/snow
Replies: 3
Views: 748

If you go with the toy hauler I would get a tarp that fits the storage area floor and then cover it with a piece of old or indoor/outdoor carpet that you could pull out easily and wash and not feel bad about having to replace regularly. The tarp will keep the floor from getting wet and should elimin...
by Sandemon
Sun Aug 24, 2003 8:16 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Rear Suspension question
Replies: 9
Views: 6670

If you use coilovers then you do not need to use torsion bars, That being said, you still need something in place of the spring plates to hold the axle in place :twisted: 8) :)
by Sandemon
Wed Aug 20, 2003 9:40 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I need sand footage!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Tom, A friend of mine has about 2-3 hours of VHS tape from Dumont mostly shot from a helmet cam and an image stabilized buggy mounted cam. Let me know if you can use it and I will get it from him. 8) :) :twisted:
by Sandemon
Thu Aug 14, 2003 11:06 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Tow question for a class A motorhome
Replies: 5
Views: 968

JBD, There are many more things to think about other than the ratings of the moterhome, anything that is loaded to its max capacity has other problems such as no room for mistakes, how will it handle as the big truck passes you at 75+ or how well will it stop when someone cuts you off and slams on t...
by Sandemon
Thu Aug 14, 2003 10:45 pm
Forum: Desert Advisory Council (DAC) ISDRA Sub Group (DSG)
Topic: Fee Demo for BLM lands could be un-authorized with new bill
Replies: 52
Views: 15339

I just can't wait until they start charging me for Public Highway use! Maybe we'll get porta potties on the side of the road, then. VOR, They already have them, there called Rest Areas. How do you expect the D.O.I. to pony up more money to run the dunes, when you won't pony up another $150 a year t...
by Sandemon
Wed Aug 13, 2003 2:30 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Need Containers Hauled To Glamis
Replies: 15
Views: 2052

Craig, Try checking with some of the local hay haulers, if they can get loaded and unloaded with out any problems they might do it as a back haul, also check with the local equipt. haulers, one more thing is if you can wait and do it on the haulers timeframe it will normally cost less :twisted: 8) :)

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