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Old 08-19-2012, 11:36 PM
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Old 08-20-2012, 12:34 AM
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Just to let everyone know I am sitting in El Paso Texas tonight
I forgot to gas up in or around Midland
all the gas stations in the small towns are closed up, windows boarded up or broken
i was down to 60 miles of fuel left according to the EVIC
Finally where the I-20 & the I-10 join, i spotted a station with vehicles park out by the pumps, i almost missed the turn off, if you can call it that, the road had almost as much grass as asphalt on the turn off, cattle guard was hidden by weeds
Regular gas was $4.09
The bathrooms had no doors & only 1 crapper, no urinal, again no door
the attendant was filthy & looked like he didn't want to be there
they don't give receipts

All in all it was a heck of a Birthday
Only a bit less then 800 miles to reach home
i may drive the whole distance or not, i may just go to Lordsburg N.M.

I hope everyone made it home ok
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:06 AM
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Drive safe GTYankee, I always hate going through tiny ass towns like that
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Dang, really wish I could have made it out there! Just got hired for a new job and out of all days we started training that day. Looks like it was a lot of fun.
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Just an quick update
I decided to not take the chance of getting in a wreck today, i was getting tired
I stopped in Casa Grande Arizona,
from here i can easily drive home in 6 hours
only 329 miles
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Old 08-21-2012, 12:12 AM
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Just an quick update
I decided to not take the chance of getting in a wreck today, i was getting tired
I stopped in Casa Grande Arizona,
from here i can easily drive home in 6 hours
Always a good idea! Have a safe rest of the trip home tomorrow.
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Old 08-22-2012, 01:42 AM
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I reached home at 3 PM today, i got a very late start
paid the rent for the month
total trip mileage was 7,635 miles
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I reached home at 3 PM today, i got a very late start
paid the rent for the month
total trip mileage was 7,635 miles
Sounds like you're due for an oil change

Glad you made it back safe!!
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Old 08-22-2012, 04:41 PM
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some more pix of RAMFEST 2012

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=119651

I have not posted my pix yet
using today to get things sorted out, i just unloaded my Ram, everything is my living room
What a mess !!
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Sorry I missed the meet fellas looks like y'all had a good time. My wife gave birth to our son unexpectedly and 2 weeks early on the 11th and had me on lock down the entire following week so that's my excuse for not showing.

It's a shame because it looks like I would have been the only Sagebrush there
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