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Offline Dr Goggles

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #450 on: February 24, 2008, 10:21:25 PM »
Hey you should think about taking the tank and using it to drive across the salt to do the GPS plot  :-),
Sum

don't tempt me.....
Never say die, Dr. G.  Godspeed on your trip - post us some pics when you get back?

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #451 on: February 24, 2008, 10:34:50 PM »
Hey you should think about taking the tank and using it to drive across the salt to do the GPS plot  :-),
Sum

don't tempt me.....
Never say die, Dr. G.  Godspeed on your trip - post us some pics when you get back?

will do


I'm with Sum, and don't forget the pics...  Remember you have to come back eventually!!! :-D
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #452 on: February 25, 2008, 01:02:02 AM »
Dr G

Take more water than you can carry and let the coppers know where you are. It'd be nice to meet one day.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #453 on: February 25, 2008, 09:01:33 AM »
Dr Goggles,
I did a Google earth search of Lake Lefroy. It looks promising its a pity about the causeway across the middle.
With all of the mining around that area and the land yachts it may be difficult getting clear access.


Hey Whitworth,
The lake I was talking about is Lake Lefroy south of Kalgoorlie . There have been a couple of images posted on the DLRA message board lately.

http://www.dlra.org.au/forum/viewtopic.php?t=772&start=45

If there was an event there it would be prohibitive for most of the East coast people unless we shared semi's to get there.Even so if it takes 6000k's to race who am I to complain.

Next week I'm going to go over to Gairdner and also check out Island Lagoon which is just south of Woomera and with a bit of luck do a GPS plot across it so at least someone can say " I drove across it and have the plots for a seven mile straight track".........I just have to go there , I need to see salt , stand on it ....feel like I've been there ...otherwise it just  starts to feel like forever since I've stood on the good stuff.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #454 on: February 25, 2008, 10:18:04 PM »
Right-oh, that's cracked it!
Was going to be sensible, stay home, save $, work on unfinished projects... 

"The Mongrel" leaves early Monday! Wanna lift Doc?

Arrive Lake G on Tuesday arvo. 
Leave Lake G Wednesday midday, arrive Woomera Wednesday evening.
Poke around Island Lagoon Thursday and Friday.
Leave Woomera area Friday midday, arrive Silverton Pub Friday evening?
Satdee - head home.

Of course, there'll be the temptation to stay at Lake G with the other guys that show up for the working bee.
Bottle of Jammie and I ain't driving the next day. Could be dangerous at Lake G.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #455 on: February 26, 2008, 01:53:45 AM »
 signed , sealed ,delivered,

I'll be waitin' out t' front!
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #456 on: February 26, 2008, 07:06:30 AM »
what an "outing"-- :-D
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #457 on: February 26, 2008, 08:40:31 AM »
what an "outing"-- :-D
Don't "out' everything.
At least keep your pants on. 8-)
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #458 on: February 26, 2008, 04:04:15 PM »
Oi, it's rough Outback, one needs companionship.
Mrs. Goggles will be on-board, right?

(that oughta throw em off the scent)
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #459 on: February 26, 2008, 05:44:16 PM »
what an "outing"-- :-D
Don't "out' everything.
At least keep your pants on. 8-)

Gimmee a break Jack , you know me ......you're making me sound like the kind of guy who'd pose naked on a push-bike with a beer can in his hand!

Ive got standards you know...... :roll:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #460 on: February 26, 2008, 06:01:29 PM »
I know you have standards, but if you held the can around where the label was readable, we could have sold a lot more posters, not to mention the advertizing revinue we lost.
Smoking the "FAG" with the logo showing would have really added to the net also.
Ferd assures me that he can Photo Shop all that stuff in, but can I trust him ? :-(
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #461 on: February 26, 2008, 06:31:04 PM »
....how unprofessional of me .....fortunately I have a chance now to make amends.....pack the cameras , we're off to the desert.! 8-)
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #462 on: February 28, 2008, 01:42:47 AM »
First Animal now you ....who's going to be March   :-o

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #463 on: March 02, 2008, 03:14:09 PM »
OK , we're off ....I'll be back in a week or so with photo's and tales to tell.I spoke to some members who are at the Lake already and the word was yesterday that the lake surface is still soft.......so it seems the cancellation was timely. :wink:

til then....2roo.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #464 on: March 02, 2008, 03:24:30 PM »
OK , we're off ....I'll be back in a week or so with photo's and tales to tell.I spoke to some members who are at the Lake already and the word was yesterday that the lake surface is still soft.......so it seems the cancellation was timely. :wink:

til then....2roo.



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