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  1. Re: Argentine Pass & McClellan - Friday August 14

    Tried to put this note with my maybe but for some reason its not being accepted on the calendar.

    I may be buying a car that day. Well see. Definitely want to get up there before the snow...
  2. Re: "HotOil" warning light and warning chimes today.

    That makes sense to me too. I have 90k on my standard tranny and have changed the fluid in it and my transfer case twice. Tried to have it done again but my mechanic said they didn't need it done...
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    Re: What are you listening to?

    https://youtu.be/xB4iFysPm9Q
  4. Thread: CJ5 San Juans trip

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    Re: CJ5 San Juans trip

    I can see all but two. Those two show and a circle with a minus sign in them on Chrome.
    See none on Safari.
  5. Thread: CJ5 San Juans trip

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    Re: CJ5 San Juans trip

    I can see it James.
  6. Thread: Copper Plating

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    Copper Plating

    The next step in my electrolysis experiments was copper plating. Will be trying zinc and nickel later

    The wrench first had electrolysis rust removal then copper plating. The quarter was just...
  7. Thread: 2020-C-to-C

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    Re: 2020-C-to-C

    Looked at the rest of them this am. An amazing trip. You saw many things I didn't know were there even after living in Gunnison for 6 years. Two things you missed: the Alfred Packer cannibalism...
  8. Thread: 2020-C-to-C

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    Re: 2020-C-to-C

    I just looked at your full set for day 5 Jim. You have some outstanding photos there. I will definately be viewing the rest.
  9. Thread: Rust removal

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    Re: Rust removal

    Buffed lightly
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    Re: Argentine Pass & McClellan - Friday August 14

    I might take you up on that as well.
  11. Thread: Rust removal

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    Re: Rust removal

    So I just created a copper acetate solution to do copper plating. Zinc and nickel next.
    Sample of my first attempt. Copper quarter.
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    Re: 1 week vacation Sunday to Sunday

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4dHxze30R-Q&t=305s
    at 4:28 and 5:17 are two of the switchbacks I am talking about.

    And it appears I had to triple swipe em.
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    Re: 1 week vacation Sunday to Sunday

    There were mudslides the day before yesterday. Site may not have been updated. Looks open, but on Monday
    https://www.ouraynews.com/news/mudslides-wash-outs-cause-road-closures

    when one must...
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    Re: 1 week vacation Sunday to Sunday

    Engineer and Cinnamon passes along with a stop at Animas Forks are scenic and historic. If the wife does not like off roading black bear is not a good choice particularly in a longer vehicle.
    ...
  15. Thread: Teton/Yellowstone

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    Re: Teton/Yellowstone

    Looked at the fs description. Sounds like exactly what you were looking for.. Have fun.
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    Re: Kingston/Yankee (Tue July 28) Report

    That would have been me.
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    Re: How can a brake pad fail like this?

    I had an F150 and that same thing happened on the front passenger. Since I had done the brake job I assumed I did not seat the pads in the bracket correctly. I figured they weren't seated and wore...
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    Kingston/Yankee (Tue July 28) Report

    No rain no rain no rain. Weather.com said 80% chance of thunderstorms. No rain.

    Jim and his guest, Steven and I met about 10 and headed to Alice and Kingston Peak. At the postbox it was 52...
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    Re: Kingston/Yankee -- Tuesday, July 28

    I am awake and will be departing Longmont by 8:15 am
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    Re: Kingston/Yankee -- Tuesday, July 28

    Heck, its just typical Colo afternoon thunderstorms. I was hiking last Sat and it rained an thundered the whole time. I didn't even put on my raincoat, though I was quite wet when I got back to...
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    Re: Landslide Bridal Veil Falls Telluride

    https://www.ouraynews.com/news/mudslides-wash-outs-cause-road-closures

    From Ouray News
    Mudslides have forced the closure of several routes in the area on Monday afternoon, after days of...
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    Re: Kingston/Yankee -- Tuesday, July 28

    I cannot do Weds. Medicare Appt.
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    Mudslide Bridal Veil Falls Telluride

    A mudslide closed County Road K69, the road to Bridal Veil Falls, in San Miguel County on Monday, July 27, 2020. San Miguel Road and Bridge also reported the closure of other county roads due to...
  24. Thread: Teton/Yellowstone

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    Re: Teton/Yellowstone

    I know of one off the N entrance of Tetons. I spent a year near West Yellowstone and led some backpacking trip in the area. Don't recall anything along the road between the two.

    There is a...
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    Re: Kingston/Yankee -- Tuesday, July 28

    I am definitely in. If its really bad at the beginning, thunder and lightning above tree limit, we could always head over to pickle gulch. Its well below tree limit. And we will be right by the...
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