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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991589 04/17/12 05:52 AM
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suzi the psychic is getting fitted out to play with miss bitchy in a couple weeks.
nothing serious- just to shake things out a little bit.
i can think about straightening out the other side now.
still need to put the skid plate back on.
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i added a place to put my thermos, water, etc.and a little stowage cubby behind the seat.
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other side.
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i still need to work over my water storage thing. trying something new.
starting to make lists.
thought about getting a highlift jack. decided not yet.

Last edited by rascott; 05/01/12 06:40 PM.

'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991590 04/18/12 02:15 AM
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Have you looked at the Cabela's seatcovers with storage pockets on the back?


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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rxinhed] #991591 04/19/12 07:50 AM
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the seat has a nice web pocket on the back, but just for light stuff.
it fills the role very nicely, but i had to do some cutting and welding to make the seat fit and operate fully.
did i mention it's electric? leather(not heated).
came out of a bmw m3. passenger side, so controls are on the right and back release levers on both sides.
has this funny way of lifting up and forward when you tilt the back to access behind the seat.
anyway, i don't want to interfere accessing behind the seat.
i'm still trying to figure out how much "stuff" i can carry.
i'm packing an air mattress(coleman w/pump). getting older.


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991592 04/20/12 01:15 AM
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...the getting older part, yeah. I recently purchased a Ramcharger to haul a future camper trailer around, and use both to replace my minimally useful motorhome.

Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991593 05/01/12 06:47 PM
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suzi the psychic and miss bitchy went out to play.
spent a couple nights at ef carson.
fine trip with no hassles, but disturbingly dry so early.
i'll add some pics.
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back on pavement.
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adcrud0508
prepping to run suzi to courtright reservoir and environs. thinking of approaching from pine flat lake.
solo run this time .....
start 0510(thursday,a.m.)gotta be back at work the next wednesday.
may go look at chicken rock.
real glad to have made the shake down run, got the gear sorted out better.
my water container arrangement didn't work as i had hoped, so i've gone back to my 5ga. coleman cube, triggering a pack shuffle. not bad.
i'll give the air mattress another try. it sure is heavy.

Last edited by rascott; 05/09/12 05:54 AM.
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991594 05/13/12 10:36 PM
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suzi and i tried to get to courtright reservoir.
should have checked first- had to spend thursday night at wishon.
camped at dinky creek friday night(not the campground- it's not open yet either).
spent saturday exploring around and cut the trip short.
nice drive.

blabla0514
my map led me to believe this was the way i wanted to go.
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i found a small tree down, so i removed it.
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then i found 3 trees down, so i started breaking thru ....
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and got it clear enough to pass.
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then i found it was a connector to a road i would have come to anyway. go figure.
later in my travels i was stopped by bigger trees. i didn't bring my chainsaw.
by this time i was just exploring anyway.....

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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991595 06/03/12 03:22 AM
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june window opening next thursday.
mabe go find bear river reservoir before going over carson pass.
probably end up at e f carson(again) by saturday.
made some stowage adjustments to try another water container.
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Last edited by rascott; 06/03/12 04:41 AM.

'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991596 06/03/12 04:22 PM
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I have a nice, small 18-gallon potable water tank that might fit in a trailer behind suzi... It appears you don't have much air volume remaining to convert to storage anymore. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991597 06/12/12 10:37 PM
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interesting run.
did some gold panning near sutter creek, tried to find a way to bear river reservoir, and ended up at ef carson for sunday night.
lots of road time.
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'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991598 07/25/12 02:59 AM
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sunrise over the e f carson river drainage.
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'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
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