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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-03-2007, 10:10 PM Thread Starter
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6th Annual DeSoto Mine Trail Ride

Great group!

We had 11 rigs total, and a good mix to boot! 3 Jeeps, a Pinz 710, a 69 Bronco, and the rest were mixed Toyota's.

I forgot my camera...

...so I'll have to wait for other pic's of the event.

No breakage, no major damage. I did manage to ding up a slider hard enough to bend the rocker - guess I'm still learning how to wheel 32" tires vs. 35"s

Thanks to FabJunky for coming up!


The sky was blue on Tuesday...
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Had a great time Mark. Thanks for leading and giving me a good spot when I about ate it. Can't really tell the couple of spots I hit. Found a couple small slices in a sidewall when I was airing up. I'm uploading pics right now.

We took about 350 pics. A lot of them are scenery and of me, but I managed to get a few of the other guys too. I'll post some up when they get done uploading.
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Our fearless leader.

The beginning of the end. Or was that when I signed the papers on it?

Bye bye trailer wiring...

Thanks again. You saved me a couple doors here.

The ledge..

You can see the fire burning in the background of a few of the last ones.

Again had a great time, met some good people, and saw some beautiful country. It was a good trial/break in run for the new truck. I think I may have surprised a few of the guys when I told them it was only a couple of months old. Anyway, count me in for next year. I was told just after the rocker ding by the boss that I have to get sliders and tires before I do any more runs like that. So I should be better off next year and not hold up the line.
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Looks like I'm going to have to hit up this run next year.
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Hey guys, wanted to bump this. The coverage that Jay Kopycinski did on this run finally went to print in the April 2010 4WD & Sport Utility on page 34. I just stumbled upon it tonight and picked up a couple copies. Everyone on the run got in. Thought you guys might like to know.
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