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Old 09-28-2009, 04:43 AM   #1
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Dempster Extreme Make-over

Here's me and my Escape after several hundred km's on the Dempster. We got rattled and painted. It took $12 at a car wash to clean the truck and trailer combo. Serious fun.
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Old 09-28-2009, 04:58 AM   #2
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Great shot, unlike the pretty pictures that we are use to seeing, this is a trailer that is getting used!
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Old 09-28-2009, 07:21 AM   #3
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Re: Dempster Extreme Make-over

Now THAT is some serious DIRT!
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Old 09-28-2009, 08:19 AM   #4
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Hi: mosquitodirk... I think you need to change your forum name to mosquitodirt!!! Alf
escape artist N.S. of Lake Erie p.s. weather here today is RAIN...Gale force WINDS& 5 m. WAVES on the Lake. I hope "Our Escape Hatch" is battened!!! People actually pay for a "MUD PACK"
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Old 09-28-2009, 12:12 PM   #5
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Now that's a shot!! You have that look like you just arrived in Alaska..


I got to ask is that duct tape on the max air vent cover?
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Old 09-28-2009, 12:21 PM   #6
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They only thing off with that photo Dirk, is that you are all clean.
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Old 09-28-2009, 12:31 PM   #7
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That is a photo with impact!

I am very glad it is not my Escape!
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Old 09-28-2009, 05:16 PM   #8
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Wow! That is some dirt indeed Dirk! I'm surprised it only cost $12 at the car wash. Hope there was no real damage besides the new brown coat? And it certainly does look like duct tape on that Maxxair cover! Did that just rattle loose on this trip? If so, I hope nothing else did. Hope you really had serious fun. Great photo indeed.
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That should be in the Escape calendar for sure.

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Old 09-29-2009, 12:11 AM   #10
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keen eyes everyone - yup, that is duct tape on the vent cover - the road up to the Nahanni (past Ft. Liard) was the one that rattled it off. T-Rex duct tape did the job - held it on for a subsequent 6,000 km (some of it with really high winds).

The only other real damage was the flip up counter extension beside the sink - it fell off. The road was a tad bouncy - tore the screws right out of the wood. Shoe-goo and more duct tape did the trick (it's still attached). Other than that, the trailer worked incredibly on the aweful roads. All systems work fine despite the punishment (I'm in Quesnel right now, enjoying the furnace).

I attached another photo - dirty detail of the rear window - note the small bit of snow attached. View wasn't so good that night.
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