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It runs the gamut. Some tent camp and cook over a fire (me), some camp with generators and all-around lighting, some camp in converted utility trailers and cargo trailers, some come in mini RVs, some sleep at the Lodge with 3 meals a day prepared for them.What do the majority do for accommodations at this event? I have camped at GML several times. As well with my sons Boy Scout troop. Are most campers? Or glampers? What are your plans? Tent, camper, cabin??
If we camp with our trucks I would be inclined just to set up in the back of the 923. Honda 2000 and a fan in case its as hot as it has been. Keeps the bugs away too.It runs the gamut. Some tent camp and cook over a fire (me), some camp with generators and all-around lighting, some camp in converted utility trailers and cargo trailers, some come in mini RVs, some sleep at the Lodge with 3 meals a day prepared for them.
Whatever/however you want to do it is fine. One note: if you are sensitive to generator noise, bring earplugs because there's no where to escape them since the sounds travels across the flat campground and bounces back off the trees and mountains. I hate sleeping with earplugs, but it's the only way to get any shuteye. Just don't come too close to my tent after hours, or the tripwires will get you...
kid or no kid?Registration papers and USPS MO sent yesterday. We're confirmed for the event. I'll bring the HMMWV, two tents (one for Betsy Bulldog to snore in alone), and my new-to-me 1962 M101 along with some milsurp goodies I've picked up to hawk at the CP.
As mentioned earlier, Al Harvey will post up with some comments before the event and will have a briefing before each range session.I'm going to try and make this event for the first time in my HMMWV. I see there is mention of a range on-site. What are the rules for the range (calibers, bring your own, etc)?
You might want to bring some kindling and wood for your first fire...Registration is in the mail. What are our fire wood needs? Was thinking pallets? Thoughts? That’s usually what I roll with.
totaly get that. Just wanted to provide an option if there was a large group fire. Like the monster one you all did for the Boy Scout OA Tap Out I was at couple years ago.You might want to bring some kindling and wood for your first fire...
We have been logging for the past five or seven years. We have had a bunch of storms over the winter.
We have a lot of quality wood beside the trails waiting to be collected and hauled back to the campsites...
Because the camping field is used for some other events during the year, and is used in-between events for overnighting the resident horses, it gets mowed.
We would appreciate not having a lot of nails in the field, so try to pull them from any pallet wood that you might bring.
For that matter, we greatly appreciate it if everyone would toss their fire ring rocks back along the fence line or next to the trees.
Rocks are hard on the batwing bushhog, and even more trouble for the finish mower...
Sonny tends to keep the fire at our campsite (middle of the field) on the large side and everyone is always welcome to come by and hang out...totaly get that. Just wanted to provide an option if there was a large group fire. Like the monster one you all did for the Boy Scout OA Tap Out I was at couple years ago.
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