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Old 17-09-2017, 11:51 AM
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Strike 3 and I am out. Just did my back in.... Working on Saturday trying to get through the work backlog. ( now hunched over like the old man that I am becoming )....
So Sorry to all who said they were fitting in with my timetable....

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Old 18-09-2017, 06:29 AM
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Strike 3 and I am out. Just did my back in.... Working on Saturday trying to get through the work backlog. ( now hunched over like the old man that I am becoming )....
So Sorry to all who said they were fitting in with my timetable....

Geoffro.
Sorry to hear that Geoff.
Hope you (and your red wagon) are back to full strength soon.

As for me, I am still planning on a Tuesday to Friday camp.
Locked and loaded.
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Old 18-09-2017, 08:10 AM
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......., I am still planning on a Tuesday to Friday camp.
Locked and loaded.
The weather forecast is looking great for you Allan, and John, Shane, and others. Wish i could come. Have fun.
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Old 18-09-2017, 09:04 AM
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Wish I could too.

This work thing is getting bothersome. Always in the way of my entertainment.

I hope that those who venture up have an excellent time of it.
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Old 18-09-2017, 03:52 PM
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ok

change of plans
things medical wise not as bad as first thought

I HAVE A LEAVE PASS AGAIN

mostly packed - just a few things in the morning

see you some time after lunch Al

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Old 18-09-2017, 07:24 PM
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Will try to get there for Wednesday night.
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Old 19-09-2017, 10:21 AM
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I am leaving after lunch.
aiming for a 4:00 arrival
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Old 23-09-2017, 07:47 PM
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what a great 4 days for the 3 amigo's

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Old 24-09-2017, 06:58 AM
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Absolutely fantastic 4 day (night) event.
Beautiful dark skies every night
Very little dew if any.
Learnt a lot about Argo Navis (what a great system )
Great company (thanks Geoff and Jakob)

It was perfect (until supplies ran dry)

Already talking about October new moon.
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Old 24-09-2017, 04:55 PM
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Sounds fabulous guys. Wish I could have been there.
One day soon we might get a break????
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Old 28-09-2017, 07:46 AM
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Sorry I missed it Gents. Sounds like it was a great trip with the dark sky and no dew.
Van now back on the road, but the back is still very sore and I am having time off work. Chipped tooth ended up being a cracked tooth. $1700.00 later for a Crown, I can chew on it again.
I wont make the next one in October either, Karen and I are celebrating 30 yrs marriage this year and going away for a holiday.
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Congratulations, Geoff! Have a nice time away.

Nothing worse than tooth pain, I can attest. I have had wisdom teeth feel like they are drilling into my brain, and I have had one of my incisors busted apart playing basketball. Even a snapped ankle didn't hurt as much.

I think for the next 3 months, I am chained to the local area. Work is about to ramp up, so if I can get away at all it will be a bonus.
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Congratulations, Geoff! Have a nice time away.

Nothing worse than tooth pain, I can attest. I have had wisdom teeth feel like they are drilling into my brain, and I have had one of my incisors busted apart playing basketball. Even a snapped ankle didn't hurt as much.

I think for the next 3 months, I am chained to the local area. Work is about to ramp up, so if I can get away at all it will be a bonus.
Thx for the good wishes shane. I'll get away camping again eventually I hope.
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Old 04-10-2017, 08:27 AM
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Failing that, you may need to sort out a grab & go scope, and a comfortable recliner, from which to use it!
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Failing that, you may need to sort out a grab & go scope, and a comfortable recliner, from which to use it!
Geoff, i think this rig would be ideal for Bretti, and just add a cup holder for the Port:

https://stargazerslounge.com/gallery...nocular-chair/

I was amazed at what a search for "binocular chair" turns up, but it has to be GOTO and there are not many of those. Looks like it would fit in your van.
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Just going through some old Photo Challenge Hall of Fame shots...

How times have changed...



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Winner: Rick Petrie
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Positive Evolution!
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Old 04-10-2017, 02:11 PM
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$50/$80 worth of new tarps every trip

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Must be happy in retirement these days. More time on his hands to think about symmetry. LOL.
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