Overland Expo - Mormon Lake, AZ. 17 thru 19 May

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Overland Expo - Mormon Lake, AZ. 17 thru 19 May

Post by Cactus Red » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:37 am

We'll be at the show on Saturday the 18th on day passes. If any of the PW crew is attending, it would be great to figure out a meeting time. We'll be in the Cactus Red Power Wagon again this year.

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Re: Overland Expo - Mormon Lake, AZ. 17 thru 19 May

Post by SilverWagon05 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:07 am

I sure wish we could make it :drool: , but doesn't look like it's in the cards this year again. With Moab the week before and a Disney vacation the week after, I've got this pesky thing called work, that's going to get in the way in between :angry: . Maybe next year.
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Re: Overland Expo - Mormon Lake, AZ. 17 thru 19 May

Post by BlkWgn » Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:38 pm

had a blast last time, I will be there all weekend. My wife is taking the train out on Sat morning, but I will be there sometime Thursday, leaving mid day Sunday. Look for me in the 99 Civic . . . . . . Just kidding, I will be in the wagon
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Post by Cactus Red » Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:34 pm

If you have an HT, that may be the best way to meet up on Saturday.

My call is KE7IXX, and we generally use 146.46 for group comms. Last year we heard a fair amount of traffic on it Friday as we were coming in to camp.
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Post by Fireman78 » Sat May 04, 2013 4:31 pm

I'll be there the whole three days. :rockon: Just doing day passes cause I will have my five year old daughter with me. Hoping to get some fishing in also. I took the tire repair class two years ago and it was great. Also in the market for a new roof top tent. OvExpo is awesome. Only downside is it makes me wish I had a LOT more money. :lol:
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Post by BlkWgn » Sun May 05, 2013 12:17 am

I will be camping with the Rendezvous Conspiracy Group from Expo Portal, will be nice to actually meet some of you
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Post by Cactus Red » Tue May 07, 2013 6:08 pm

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=http://b ... 8&t=h&z=17

Preliminary layout of exhibitors - from the Expo Portal.
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Post by Fireman78 » Sat May 18, 2013 4:37 am

I am over by the winching course set up. Just north of there. I have seen two other PWs, one gen 4-white, one gen 3- black with camper set up. Being here makes me wish I had a lot more money. :mrgreen: It also makes me want an adventure motorcycle like a BMW 1200 ish type. So awesome!

Why am I up at 220 am you ask? Cause the group south of me forgot that there are 5000 other people around them trying to sleep. It is ok though, cause I am an EARLY riser, and I will be loud as shit in about three or four hours. Have a great nights rest losers! :rockon: :winchmob:
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Post by SilverWagon05 » Sat May 18, 2013 8:18 am

Fireman78 wrote:I am over by the winching course set up. Just north of there. I have seen two other PWs, one gen 4-white, one gen 3- black with camper set up. Being here makes me wish I had a lot more money. :mrgreen: It also makes me want an adventure motorcycle like a BMW 1200 ish type. So awesome!

Why am I up at 220 am you ask? Cause the group south of me forgot that there are 5000 other people around them trying to sleep. It is ok though, cause I am an EARLY riser, and I will be loud as shit in about three or four hours. Have a great nights rest losers! :rockon: :winchmob:
Wish I was there. Have fun and give um hell! :rockon:
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Post by Fireman78 » Sun May 19, 2013 12:57 am

Well, anyone who is into vehicle based camping should try to visit this Expo at least once. Really laid back and just awesome stuff. I bought a HAM radio today and a book on taking the test so I guess I am getting into yet another hobby. But these radios are far superior to CB and those toy walkie talkies we all have. Anyone else here do the HAM stuff? I am camped next to two seperate groups that both use Power Wagons for work for the government in a LE capacity. Great hearing the stories of PW awesomeness in service for our country. :patriot:
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Post by Cactus Red » Sun May 19, 2013 1:04 am

It was fun! The black PW is a RENTAL! Fully outfitted w/ Thuren stuff and a 4WC too boot. I also saw a couple other PW in the parking area, and made sure to mention the forum. No pics - didn't bring a camera...

We used HAM handy talkies all day to keep in contact as we roamed around. They work great for that as well as trail comms. A mobile works well for distance - I was over 30 miles away when I made first contact with the group as I came over the AZ divide on I-40 west of Flag.
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Post by Fireman78 » Sun May 19, 2013 11:10 pm

Cactus Red wrote:It was fun! The black PW is a RENTAL! Fully outfitted w/ Thuren stuff and a 4WC too boot. I also saw a couple other PW in the parking area, and made sure to mention the forum. No pics - didn't bring a camera...

We used HAM handy talkies all day to keep in contact as we roamed around. They work great for that as well as trail comms. A mobile works well for distance - I was over 30 miles away when I made first contact with the group as I came over the AZ divide on I-40 west of Flag.
I so need to learn the HAM radio ins and outs. It's about time I did! As soon as I get a license will you help me get started a bit?
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Post by Cactus Red » Mon May 20, 2013 9:34 am

Absolutely!

Might even be able to chat with you via IRLP (internet radio linking project). http://www.irlp.net/

I have a node near me, looks like there is a 70CM node (#7855) between you and Sandia. That will require a dual band radio tho.
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Post by Cactus Red » Mon May 20, 2013 10:13 am

The one thing I wish I had a camera for was the AEV JK with a BLOWER on a 6.4L...
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