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TRS Spring Roundup - Event Coverage Thread


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I have to go through the photos and videos we took, but I wanted to say that it was a really good turnout and great time!

It was a fun day, and nice to put more faces to member names.

Please post all your photos, videos, and comments here.

Here's a few photos:























I don't have any photos from when we were back playing in the mud in the woods.

I know myself, 036speed, PlumCrazy, and Sampson had body damage back there.



I can also tell you that Bronco II's can leave the ground and fly.

The park is awesome. I like the fact that there is a safe area to park, a campground with a playground for kids, shower house with toilets, pavilion, store, and a nice range of trails from easy to extreme.

Speaking of extreme, this Samurai is rolling on 54's!



Some group shots:











We had (10) vehicles to hit the trail, but there were more members there than that. Several vehicles had passengers. I didn't think to do an actual head count, but I would say that there was easily 20+ people there in our group.

Raffle Results:

We were to have giveaway items from Rockauto, James Oaks Enterprises, and Wicked Water Transfers. Wicked Water Transfers never sent out the samples for the drawing even after contacting them the week before the event.

Each member wrote their name on a piece of paper, folded it up, and placed it in a plastic jar. The names of a few members still on the trail was entered in their behalf. The jar was shaken up, and names were pulled.

'Tankfulloffun' won the $50.00 gift certificate from Rock Auto. However, he decided that he wouldn't use it, and let 'PlumCrazy' and '036Speed' have a Rock/Paper/Scissors competition to win it. 'PlumCrazy' defeated '036Speed' by covering paper with rock to take the win and get the gift certificate.

'Project20004x4' won a Smittybilt 3"x30' 30,000lb tow strap from James Oaks Enterprises.

'036speed' won a windshield banner of his choosing or $15.00 in decals from The Ranger Station.

Lessons Learned:

Communication & watching for the rig behind you. Only a few people had CB radios. While we all seemed well prepared to handle trail repairs, most didn't have a way to communicate, and people got temporarily separated from the group for a while. CB radios are cheap (can get a new one for $35-$40) and are the idea way to communicate with other rigs in your group. You can even get hand-held portable units. Also, make sure to keep track of the rig behind you in case they have a problem. We don't want to leave a member behind.

A Big Thanks!!!

A big thanks to everyone who came out! I had a great time and can't wait to do it again. A few people asked me if we would be doing a Fall Roundup, and I'm seriously interested. We just have to pick a date and location.

Quote Of The Day (feel free to post your own):

"If a Jeep can do it, a Ranger can surely do it."'
 
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i got home this morning.....hated to miss this.
 

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cant wait to see some more pics looks like a great day
 

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Great pics, can't wait for more! Looks like y'all had an awesome time, maybe one of these days I will be able to make it...

I can also confirm that B2's can leave the ground and fly... :headbang:

:icon_cheers:
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If thats the same guy, that green buggy is from buffalo,NY and he competed in the top truck challange that petersons 4wheel puts on.
 

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Subbed. Just got home. Have 16 gigs of gopro to go through. I will go through it tomorrow. Which does start in 9 minutes, but it will be after I sleep lol.

GREAT TIME!
 

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Wish I could of made it. Looks like you all had fun

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Here's one video of Seth. I have 2 more of Brad on the same obstacle and one of Pat on a different obstacle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-SDwcVVL-4&feature=youtu.be

Edit: Hopefully I'll be 4wd next time. Southington does not allow 2wd to run on their trails. Found that out before I even got to the first trail immediately after registering.
 
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thats when 300 hp and hi range come in handy....but





then you have to get your spare shafts and shit out.:D

























what headlights are these??
 
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Looked at how many miles it was and decided I could not make it !
 

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Great sliders, haha, wish i was there, woulda been a 26hr drive, my wallet barely supports my truck. I could probly only play in the mud, no where near enough wheel travel for that stuff. Looks fun tho
 

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looks like i will get some trail action in.....


i have some graduate celebraters with a stuck 150/dakota/blazer.......


this should be funny.


oh not a blazer its a cherokee "pioneer" whatever the hell that is...:dunno:


right when i was going to bed too:icon_rofl:
 

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Here's one video of Seth. I have 2 more of Brad on the same obstacle and one of Pat on a different obstacle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-SDwcVVL-4&feature=youtu.be

Edit: Hopefully I'll be 4wd next time. Southington does not allow 2wd to run on their trails. Found that out before I even got to the first trail immediately after registering.
Sweet! cant wait to see them

I take it you got home alright? :headbang:

EDIT: Watching them now :)
 

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Here is one. I will post many more tonight.

 


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