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Old 07-14-2002, 09:53 PM
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Ready to Explore...

...finally got myself a reliable vehichle today so now I am ready to drive to Skeena Country, visit Fred down on the Rogue and all points in between. Alas, the funds that would have allowed me to explore these rivers were totally tapped to pay for the new rig.



Oh well...the Stilly will have to work for now.
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Old 07-14-2002, 11:19 PM
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Well now

Now that you're up and running, we will have to arrange a summerrun float on the ole' nooch. Best to leave spey rods at home and bring one handers. Don't need that much UMPH. May even slip a (shhhhhh keep this quite) b a i t c a s t e r with.

So, what did you get? I'm looking at buyin a newer Suburban here shortly.
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Old 07-15-2002, 12:25 AM
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Yeah Ryan, tell us about your new rig! Let's hear about the fishing machine......Do you have any flies with broken points on the floor in the cab yet?
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Old 07-15-2002, 02:13 AM
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Its a green '99 Jeep Cherokee...no old flys sitting in the carpet yet but I do already have a WSC sticker on it as well as a Winston Rod sticker...the C&R Wild Steelhead license plate holder is sitting on the table at work and will be screwed on tomorrow. And the Ray Bobbers and Rags have yet to be hung from the rear view mirrow and I havent stuck any flies or jigs or spoons or kwikfish into the ceiling of this rig, YET!

I do like the condition they took my Explorer on trade in...caked on mud everywhere on the outside...2" of silt and sand in the back of it along with pro-glow egg cure stains in the carpet and many old driftfishing leaders stuck into the carpet. Not to mention the 2 dozen rips left in the vanity mirrors and ceiling from flies and lures and the such plus the Sage, Simms, Loomis, Ross and WSC stickers stuck to the differnt windows and I can forget the half peeled off Weezer sticker. That is what they get for selling me that POS of Explorer in the first place...they got what they deserved!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-15-2002, 09:23 AM
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They aren't nick named exploders for nothing..................
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Old 07-18-2002, 01:39 PM
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Just gotta 'defend' my old 91 Ford Explr.

Other than some cooling/air conditioning problems a couple of years ago (strange problem, turned out the radiator was plugged and not enough coolant flowing through) still running like a champ.

Sounds like in better condition than Ryan's, but at 140K still ticking along and last emissions test said 'almost' new readings. Posting this could be 'the kiss of death?'
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Old 07-18-2002, 03:41 PM
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Trail Blazer guy here "Like a Rock", 270 HP Vortex gets me to those fishing spots fast, supposedly the muscle car of current SUVs. Its a 2002.
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Old 07-18-2002, 05:51 PM
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let me get this straight??? you bought your jeep from a place that sold you a lemon of an exploreer??
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Old 07-18-2002, 06:56 PM
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Whatever happened to when Steelheaders owned trucks?
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Old 07-18-2002, 08:23 PM
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Uh-oh, you just gave away your MO on the wild wild web! Hey, how come I saw you driving a blue F150 th'other day Sparky?
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Old 07-19-2002, 12:02 AM
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Scott, does my old '92 Mazda count as a truck? Or more of a "truckling" I guess...
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Old 07-19-2002, 08:30 AM
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My last truck was a '91 truckling B2600i 4x4... got 170k out of it before selling it. Still runs, although the motor was rebuilt c/o jiffy lube (long story, they didn't fill the engine fluids after draining). it was a great truck!
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Old 07-19-2002, 10:45 AM
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"94" Ford F150 w/canopy, 1/2 ton, 300ci inline 6, 5 speed. 152,000 miles and still going strong. I will get 200,000 miles or more out this truck.
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new wheels

Chevy decided to let me use a new suburban for three years at no interest. I kept the old one until after the hunting season was over, no point in getting the new one all messed up until it was spring steelhead season. The new one travels like a dream, and my lady even wants to wash it for me. Thanks, GM.
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Old 07-19-2002, 03:05 PM
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"and my lady even wants to wash it for me!"

Jere' you're either the ultimate StudMeister or you know something about the woman that she'd rather not become 'common knowledge.' Either way, "Way To Go."

Call me; I think I need a lesson or two on how you pulled that off.
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