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Discussion in 'General Banter' started by creature, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. creature

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    fuck you, florida...

    alright..

    on my way... : )
     
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    Astounding! Good luck and be safe!
     
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    lol - I'm heading down thar end of August (yep I like it hot and humid and middle of hurricane season - WOOT!!

    BUT WATCH OUT ROAD - CREATURE IS BACK!!! :D Have fun!
     
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    Thanks, guys..
    blowout in SC..
    nasty one.. knew something was probably coming.. shoula taken care of it yesterday or earlier, but...
    i like looking at my shoes with my toes blown off & wondering how it happened..
     
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    heading into Wilmington NC to check out a rig later today..

    then up to Mass..

    i hate belining..

    if no RV, gonna slow it down..
     
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    where are you headed?
     
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    FUCK FL for real. I'm jealous :D bon voyage!
     
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    other than hell?

    hillbilly's project:

    https://squattheplanet.com/threads/the-rust-temple-an-experimental-micro-metropolis-in-ma.31626/

    the RV, though super tempting, is a bust..
    if it were 200 miles from the Rust Temple, hell yeah!!!

    there's one up for here i may check out.

    gonna crash at my sister's, en route, tonight, then head out.
    may work on her house for a day.
    ny bro's neighbor has an extended 4x4 van, but dunno if it's for sale.

    have a lead on work in Boston.

    many good boats, there..

    ,.............
     
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    sounds awesome let us know how it goes!
     
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    Since the RV didn't work out (that sucks), are you still aiming to be up here @ the 19th?

    Was it just too far away?
     
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    the RV is a bit bigger than practical, & not entirely road tested..
    the interior is effectively gutted (which is fine), but I'm still 800 miles from MA..
    just a little too iffy, though... I'm still scratching my nuts over it...
     
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    good luck, Creature! Glad to hear you're out of that shit-hole, and on to a new one! ;D
    heh, hope to see you sooner than later~
    Much love
     
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    need to see what happens..
    imma stirring the stew..

    best rig for me, i think, if possible (& def is) is an extended4x4 van, ideally with a raised roof (although a couple of truck toppers would be 100% fine..)

    that could sleep 5 + 2 dogs & gear, i think, for expeditionary purposes.
    longer excursions or homebase, 3+1

    an extended van is also a potential daily driver, especially after camp is set.

    sooo...

    there ya go.

    if MA remains priority, i'm still going to look for a rig up there, but it'll need to shelter at least 2, long term, and i saw an old Travco (!!!) for sale up there..

    however, if MA pans out well, long term (ha ha fucking ha ha ha), i'll be looking for a boat.
    either there or out west.
    in any case, if there's a change in the radar lock, i'm heading west.
    first NM, then.. fuck.. i dunno..
    maybe to the library???
    dunno.. most likely up to WA state, if an old job offer holds..

    anyways.. stay tuned & if anyone is on the road, lemmee know where TF you are..


    peace out mofos..


    : )
     
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    Glad youre out and about my friend, "Free at Last! Thank God All Mighty, Creatures Free at Last!"

    Hope to see you soon
     
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    pulling out of NC in the morning in my fucking overstuffed 4 cylinder PU..

    should be an interesting ride, if she doesn't explode..

    was thinking if belining it, but gonna take some back roads, for sure..

    yer all with me, when i roll..

    love..
     
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    picked up the Blue Ridge Parkway, east VA.
    sweet, sweet road..

    national forest land, 45 mph speed limit, no traffic, you can do 25 no problem & camp..

    she's always sweet..



    a bit like Avenue Of The Giants off US 101, north of CA 1..
    no Sequoias, but green & treed & shaded, with trails, nice parking areas & overlooks..

    fog in the autumn & spring that I've seen..

    just beautifull..

    my pic won't upload, so later ; )
    surprised i have bars, at all..
     
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    yah.. feels good..
    today is the first day with good miles..
    coming out of FL on 95 always fucking sucks, other than just hitting escape velocity..

    fresh air up here..

    i can feel my fucking spirit finally fucking returning...
     
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