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Old 01-30-2018, 11:48 AM   #1
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Our first time ever camping on the desert. Jasper much prefers it after the sun goes down as in this photo. At American Girl Mine Road NW of Yuma.
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Old 01-30-2018, 11:50 AM   #2
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A darn sight warmer than 4 nights earlier in Helena Montana.
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Looks like Jasper is looking around saying "Where did winter go? This is better than a chinook!"

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Jim, have you relocated your tail lights to the rear hitch box?
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Old 01-30-2018, 12:14 PM   #5
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Looks like Jasper is looking around saying "Where did winter go? This is better than a chinook!"

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No doubt, though he is not thrilled with the daytime highs of 28°C. Evenings and nighttime are much better.
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Old 01-30-2018, 12:16 PM   #6
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Jim, have you relocated your tail lights to the rear hitch box?
I just added new lights and license plate holder to match. I will be doing up a thread on it when I next get WiFi.
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Our first time ever camping on the desert. Jasper much prefers it after the sun goes down as in this photo. At American Girl Mine Road NW of Yuma.
Usually I'm down south in the warmth and you're up freezing and doing renos. This year you're in the warmth and I'm just finishing doing a partially outside reno with weeks of incessant rain. What's wrong with that picture?

Glad the snowy part's over and you're starting to get the weather that is such a nice change from the cold northern winters. Enjoy.

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Nice Job, Jim! There may be a calendar entry in there somewhere
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Looking good Jim. Jasper appears to be thoroughly enjoying it.
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No doubt, though he is not thrilled with the daytime highs of 28°C. Evenings and nighttime are much better.
Hi: Jim Bennett... Looks like you're "Boon dogging it"!!! Alf
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heh heh.

I like desert camping but always prefer dessert camping.
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Old 01-30-2018, 06:27 PM   #12
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Looking good Jim. Jasper appears to be thoroughly enjoying it.
Jasper is happy whenever he gets to go with us, no matter where it is. Heck, he was even in Mexico with us the last couple days when we walked across to do some optical shopping.
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Our first time ever camping on the desert. Jasper much prefers it after the sun goes down as in this photo. At American Girl Mine Road NW of Yuma.
Hi Jim,
looks like you found a nice boon-docking site, your dog looks pretty relaxed and that moon nice!. Not sure if you know this but early Wednesday morning we are expecting a Super Blue Blood full moon, you are in a perfect spot to see it.
also just east of you is Valley of Names we visit are name when ever we are in the area, Hum never seen Bennett.

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hi Jim,

on your trailer , do you have High Lift Axle

i have the same set up.
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Will you able to take a similar shot this morning at 6 AM of the blood moon? It would be a calendar contender!
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Not sure if you know this but early Wednesday morning we are expecting a Super Blue Blood full moon, you are in a perfect spot to see it.
Well, I never knew what it was, but I was out about 5am and the moon looked kinda weird. More of an orange line colour, and quite big. Earlier, around 2am it was super bright out.
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hi Jim,

on your trailer , do you have High Lift Axle

i have the same set up.
Nope, just the regular axle. I have been keeping an eye on my under mounted spare, but it seems fine. I do want to watch it going over big humps some time.
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Will you able to take a similar shot this morning at 6 AM of the blood moon? It would be a calendar contender!
That moon was too the south, and I wasn't turning the trailer around. The shot I posted was looking pretty much north.
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