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Old 08-22-2012, 12:45 AM   #1
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2nd time out, in Buena Vista

Had a little time to kill, so we went to Buena Vista to do some prospecting. Found a little bit of color, but not enough to get rich! Had a good time with friends, ate some chili dogs with cole slaw on top, bbq chicken, eggs, bacon and toast, along with some adult beverages. My friend was also impressed with how the camper worked with folding up, and fitting so many options into it also.

We finally got to use the water heater. That set the co2 alarm off. I'm guessing that since we have never used it before, that it was just burning whatever it is off the heater. The battery did well also. We had the lights going, radio for most of the two days, and the vent. It was still in the 12 volt range when I checked it with my meter.

The cassette toilet would probably be okay for my wife and I. But with having friends using it also, we had to find a poking stick to help with the situation.

I'm glad that we have the offroad package, because the entrance into the claim is kind of steep. As I looked at my sideview mirror, I only had a couple of inches before the rear bumper on the trailer would of hit. So I probably would of been bending the bumper if the camper sat lower.

So our 2nd trip went well, but it would of been nice to find alot more gold!
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Old 08-22-2012, 01:41 AM   #2
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Pretty nice lookin area there! Don't think I would have tried to pull the GW through that tunnel though!
BTW, you look like you should be a mountain man prospector, lol. That's a rockin beard you got there. Wish the GF would let me grow mine past a half inch.
Hope you find a sizable nugget next time!
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Looks like a good time! Love the flag! Your truck looks great pulling the trailer but then I am a little biased. Haha Mine has the chrome front too! Pretty country! Great seeing the trailer in action!
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Had a little time to kill, so we went to Buena Vista to do some prospecting. Found a little bit of color, but not enough to get rich! Had a good time with friends, ate some chili dogs with cole slaw on top, bbq chicken, eggs, bacon and toast, along with some adult beverages. My friend was also impressed with how the camper worked with folding up, and fitting so many options into it also.

We finally got to use the water heater. That set the co2 alarm off. I'm guessing that since we have never used it before, that it was just burning whatever it is off the heater. The battery did well also. We had the lights going, radio for most of the two days, and the vent. It was still in the 12 volt range when I checked it with my meter.

The cassette toilet would probably be okay for my wife and I. But with having friends using it also, we had to find a poking stick to help with the situation.

I'm glad that we have the offroad package, because the entrance into the claim is kind of steep. As I looked at my sideview mirror, I only had a couple of inches before the rear bumper on the trailer would of hit. So I probably would of been bending the bumper if the camper sat lower.

So our 2nd trip went well, but it would of been nice to find alot more gold!
Awesome scenery...nice setup
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