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John Stewart

Ford Center Console Repair

My 2006 F-150 has been reliable transportation.  Yeah, I have replaced the battery a couple of times.  And, the tires.  And. I have kept a regular change of fluids cycle.  But…  Yeah, there is always that “but”.

I have the center console that will flip up for an extra seat in the front.  The console has a cup holder and a lid covering a storage compartment.  The cupholder is ringed by by a padded foam trim covered with vinyl.  (Note the images at right.)  The foam pad is secured to the mounting base by a lip that slips into a matching grove on the plastic base plate.

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Tom Severin

A Good Rendezvous isn’t a Secret

A rendezvous point near a gas station and convenience store is a real plus. 

While many four wheelers view the trailhead as the starting point of any trip, in reality all the fun begins at the rendezvous point. That is where all drivers congregate initially. Final supplies are purchased if necessary, and trip plans are reviewed. A lot of thought should go into the selection of a meeting place. If the rendezvous spot isn’t chosen properly, the trip may not get off to a good start.

A good rendezvous point looks like this:

  • Close to the trailhead, though that’s a relative term, as we will see.
  • Offers lots of parking.
  • Easy to find.
  • Near a gas station and convenience store.

Offers cell coverage.

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John Stewart

Turning a Wounded Officer’s JK Wrangler Into an Off-Road Beast

Over $25,000 in mods made Officer Chris Dorman’s Jeep a world-class crawler

MALVERN, Pa. (August 10, 2016) – While ExtremeTerrain completes various Jeep builds throughout the year, their most recent one stands out above the rest as it celebrates a local hero. Officer Chris Dorman of the Folcroft Police Department is a diehard Jeeper and spends the majority of his time out of uniform working on and driving his JK Wrangler. After being injured in the line of duty, ExtremeTerrain joined forces with the Southern Delaware Jeep Club (Officer Dorman’s Jeep Club) and surprised him by modding his JK Wrangler with over $25,000 in parts.

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John Stewart

Hunters Reminded to “Be Bear Aware” in Light of Recent Attack

With a recent bear attack on an elk hunter north of Jackson, officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are urging hunters in northwest Wyoming to be “bear aware” and take steps to avoid conflicts with bears. 

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Del Albright

IT IS OK TO FIRE A VOLUNTEER

IF SOMEONE JUST CANNOT FIT IN; FIRE THEM!

The purpose of this note is to reassure you that it is OK to fire a volunteer when all your efforts to help them fit in, or fix a behavioral issue are just not working out.

There is no law, or anything to stop you from firing a volunteer.

Now please do not get me wrong, our first choice should always be to give a person a chance.  But sometimes a volunteer just cannot meet simple expectations or objectives, and they cause more damage than any good they might do.  You are left with no choice but to fire them!

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