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      05-03-2012, 08:02 PM   #155
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      05-03-2012, 08:05 PM   #156
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This will be my first long trip in the M since I bought it in Oct.
Sounds like it needs a nice long 2200km drive out on the Rock next September - I think you would enjoy that much more than the Mini...
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      05-03-2012, 08:09 PM   #157
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Unfortunately my ride wont be able to make it for Saturday so I am out of this one guys. Rain check for the next one!
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      05-03-2012, 08:22 PM   #158
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Here is more info... so it appears we should be using channels 15-22 for GMRS and full wattage.

http://gmrs.ca/

FRS and GMRS share 7 channels. On these 7 shared channels GMRS radios are limited to just 500 mW (1/2 Watt) which is the maximum power allowed on FRS channels.
damn.. i had it wrong then eh...good reading.. in any case; I will be on channel 15.1 and 16.1 ..since lol I have 2 talkies; so if anyone wants one to use its all yours.. I got it recharged, but ur gonna need 3 AA batteries for backup just in case. when we meet up in Ajax we can dial into a preferred setting
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      05-03-2012, 08:25 PM   #159
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Sounds like it needs a nice long 2200km drive out on the Rock next September - I think you would enjoy that much more than the Mini...
Thanks !

I'm looking forward to running the M this year
that's for sure.

Will you be going?
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      05-03-2012, 09:20 PM   #160
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Thanks !

I'm looking forward to running the M this year
that's for sure.

Will you be going?
No, I think the Hammerheads are going to focus on ChumpCar this year and maybe try and build something a little more powerful and go back for Targa class next year or the year after. Need some time to renew those "wife permission forms"... IN THE FACE!
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i can do a 1/2 trip as i have plans back home starting in the early afternoon. so i'll meet ajax and turn back at grafton.
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      05-03-2012, 10:50 PM   #162
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Unfortunately my ride wont be able to make it for Saturday so I am out of this one guys. Rain check for the next one!
Ahhh no prob ... bummmer .... btw ... is CatFishBilly your other alias ? lol

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      05-03-2012, 10:55 PM   #163
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Wish you guys were leaving earlier. Heading out to Ottawa area on Saturday. Would have been fun cruising with a bunch of m's.
you can always leave a bit later .... hehe
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      05-03-2012, 10:57 PM   #164
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Those of you with Garmin GPS units, I've created a Garmin Route using Mapsource which you can grab from here:

12-05-05_PEC_BMW_Cruise.gdb

I also converted the Google route into GPX format which may work in a Garmin and other GPS units as well. Grab that here:

12-05-05_PEC_BMW_Cruise.gpx
I don't have a Garmin .. but nice work!!!
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      05-03-2012, 11:00 PM   #165
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ALMOST SAT!

ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOTS OF SUNSHINE HEADING OUR WAY FOR SAT!
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      05-04-2012, 06:53 AM   #168
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We all pass you as you explain to the Officer "Sorry officer I thought I was on the Autobahn, I must have been day dreaming"



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      05-04-2012, 09:32 AM   #169
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I am going to try to make it. Is the start point still the Ajax go station at 11:00 am?
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      05-04-2012, 09:37 AM   #170
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I am going to try to make it. Is the start point still the Ajax go station at 11:00 am?
We leave Ajax at 11 sharp. Perhaps be there around 10:45 or sooner.
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Just got back from a 2 month long trip to Asia. I would have loved to go but can't. I am sure it will be a wonderful trip. Have fun!
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Hey guys, how many hours will this be? My co-pilot bailed on me, so I am thinking I might not join in since I will be alone in the car.

I also have another meet at 6pm, some people owe me $$$ so I need to attend that meet lol...so I am wondering if I will be able to make it back on time. Or maybe go there with you guys, and then head right back after we reach the point.

Still debating.
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      05-04-2012, 01:12 PM   #174
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Hey guys, how many hours will this be? My co-pilot bailed on me, so I am thinking I might not join in since I will be alone in the car.

I also have another meet at 6pm, some people owe me $$$ so I need to attend that meet lol...so I am wondering if I will be able to make it back on time. Or maybe go there with you guys, and then head right back after we reach the point.

Still debating.
Come join us. It's going to be a blast!

You can leave early with crunchy_frog if you have too.

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i can do a 1/2 trip as i have plans back home starting in the early afternoon. so i'll meet ajax and turn back at grafton.
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Hey guys, how many hours will this be? My co-pilot bailed on me, so I am thinking I might not join in since I will be alone in the car. Still debating.
Money comes and money goes; this cruise is a rare opportunity; least for me man. I most probably might be alone too; if my scrub doesnt make it. however, I am okay with this. I have got my iphone playlist ready; talkie ready; car ready; they only thing that flopped was my ReplayXD camera to record the show
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Just washed my baby and put her to bed.

I'll be cruising alone tomorrow too!

See you all in the morning.

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