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08-12-2019 12:33 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by 87manche View Post
the mechanical shit is easy.





fuck rust repair.
Yeah.... that is part of what drew me to this one, so little rust. Already have it all cut out and welded it back in.

Mechanical is easier when you're the one who took it apart!

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08-12-2019 10:53 AM
87manche
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
2wd, just family cruiser. It's on air and lays out really nice [emoji16] but needs literally everything done. But it's almost rust free.



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the mechanical shit is easy.


fuck rust repair.
08-12-2019 09:12 AM
Java Lots of leg powered excursions lately, so we haven't used the truck in forever, but with thunderstorms predicted all weekend that sounds like a perfect reason to take the truck.

Spent Friday night up in the mountains. It rained so hard it sounded like golf balls being poured on the roof! Yep, glad I took the truck.



It cleared up in the AM and we did a quick hike. Then headed South Ish.

Had a lazy afternoon, climbed a few easy routes and just hung out. Made some skottle pizza's and watched thunderstorms in the distance. Its finally getting cold enough to break out the propane fire pit too.




Also saw one of these! Glad it was a ways away!
07-19-2019 10:08 AM
Java 2wd, just family cruiser. It's on air and lays out really nice [emoji16] but needs literally everything done. But it's almost rust free.



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07-19-2019 08:33 AM
350TacoZilla For some reason when I saw the first pic I thought it was like a old ford esquire wagon or something then everything around it seemed to be an odd scale lol.

So what are the plans on that thing? Stockish 2wd family hauler...4wd conversion restomod? spill the beans lol
07-19-2019 07:20 AM
surpip nice!
07-18-2019 03:27 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by mwilliamshs View Post
Yeah I throw some 2x6s or 1/2" ply down first on soft stuff. A stiff big rig mud flap works too.
Yeah some blocks would probably help..... Snow swallows everything tho.

Truck has been parked last two weekends, went backpacking, and had to finish my shed.

Shed. Its dried in. Good enough to hold stuff.



Shed was so I could get a garage bay back.... I'm going to be busy for awhile.....

07-08-2019 08:35 PM
mwilliamshs Yeah I throw some 2x6s or 1/2" ply down first on soft stuff. A stiff big rig mud flap works too.
07-08-2019 11:45 AM
87manche https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OR5T_J_XZbo&t=350s

https://t-p-h.net/

he says you can get those big pates from that website, but I couldn't find them on there.
07-08-2019 09:25 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by mwilliamshs View Post
I've seen them in use by happy campers and unhappy slide-in campers. They don't seem to work as well under the driving axle. I've seen them twist sidewise and I've seen one spit out completely.

Been happy with Lynx Levelers under the drw F350 with the Lance in it.
I could see them spitting out....

I have the lynx levelers now.... They are in many pieces. I think I am just too heavy for them on soft ground. They flex and break.
07-08-2019 09:00 AM
mwilliamshs
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
Awesome, I may have to try them then.

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I've seen them in use by happy campers and unhappy slide-in campers. They don't seem to work as well under the driving axle. I've seen them twist sidewise and I've seen one spit out completely.

Been happy with Lynx Levelers under the drw F350 with the Lance in it.
07-08-2019 08:08 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by Po' riggity View Post
I have had those anderson levelers in soft sand and gravel, with no issues.
Awesome, I may have to try them then.

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07-08-2019 08:04 AM
Po' riggity
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
Thanks for reading through, its become a bit of a novel at this point

I had someone else suggest those as well, how do they do in gravel or softer dirt?

Foot powered weekend. Spent a few days far far away. It was nice. 15-18ish miles each way though, we powered through it in a day, kiddo did awesome!





I have had those anderson levelers in soft sand and gravel, with no issues.
07-08-2019 07:52 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by Po' riggity View Post
I just read through all 26 pages of this build, and this is seriously awesome. I have nothing of substance to add, except this. If you haven't replaced your leveling blocks yet, Take a look at the Anderson leveling system. I use it on my travel trailer, and it's made leveling SOOOO easy. Its $$ but its worth every penny.



https://www.amazon.com/Andersen-Leve...gateway&sr=8-8

Great build!!
Thanks for reading through, its become a bit of a novel at this point

I had someone else suggest those as well, how do they do in gravel or softer dirt?

Foot powered weekend. Spent a few days far far away. It was nice. 15-18ish miles each way though, we powered through it in a day, kiddo did awesome!





06-30-2019 10:36 AM
Po' riggity I just read through all 26 pages of this build, and this is seriously awesome. I have nothing of substance to add, except this. If you haven't replaced your leveling blocks yet, Take a look at the Anderson leveling system. I use it on my travel trailer, and it's made leveling SOOOO easy. Its $$ but its worth every penny.



https://www.amazon.com/Andersen-Leve...gateway&sr=8-8

Great build!!
06-29-2019 10:58 AM
Java
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Originally Posted by christyle View Post
Foam stayed down on it? How you handle the keg? Did you put any water to submerge the plate or no? I hear people swear you have to submerge the plate to get some good conduction, but that's with ice and a cooler
It worked great! Minimal foam once the keg settled. Keg was stashed under the truck out of the sun ambient was 75ish.

Had a couple zip locks of ice on the plate (that I was just using for other drinks). It was definately less cold and slightly foamier if you poured 3 or 4 pints in a row.

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06-29-2019 10:35 AM
christyle Foam stayed down on it? How you handle the keg? Did you put any water to submerge the plate or no? I hear people swear you have to submerge the plate to get some good conduction, but that's with ice and a cooler
06-26-2019 06:03 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by tab2 View Post
How’d the kegerator run?
Fan fawking tastic! Ran a while keg thru it. Plus kept other groceries in it too!

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06-26-2019 06:02 PM
tab2 How’d the kegerator run?
06-25-2019 07:35 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by v6toy4x View Post
AND MARSHMALLOWS!

I just gained 5 lbs looking at that thing
It was goooooood, she made an almost cream cheese kind of frosting..... And I didn't burn the cake! Had to use marshmallows in beef stroganoff to oh, that was entertaining....

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06-25-2019 07:33 PM
v6toy4x AND MARSHMALLOWS!
I just gained 5 lbs looking at that thing
06-25-2019 07:09 PM
Java
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Originally Posted by v6toy4x View Post
Pineapple brown sugar cake??

That looks good
Pineapple upside down cake! With brown sugar and blueberries! And marshmallows frosting. Marshmallows were the ingredient we had to use in both dishes.

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06-25-2019 06:59 PM
v6toy4x
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Originally Posted by Java View Post
Good times as always at the NWOR! Weather was great, got to see lots of old friends I don't get to see to often. Lots of drool worthy trucks and thanks to all the vendors!



Nightly raffle is always fun!


Snuck out and climbed Peshastin one morning.


Entered the cooking competition and won!

Pineapple brown sugar cake??
That looks good
06-25-2019 07:51 AM
Java Good times as always at the NWOR! Weather was great, got to see lots of old friends I don't get to see to often. Lots of drool worthy trucks and thanks to all the vendors!



Nightly raffle is always fun!


Snuck out and climbed Peshastin one morning.


Entered the cooking competition and won!
06-24-2019 09:38 AM
DT75FLH
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Originally Posted by CDA 455 View Post
That's what I thought.
i put a small bicycle air pump in my tool box to pressure it up in beween fills...couple of pumps works and it is so nice to have pressurized water.
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