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Old 02-07-2016, 05:26 PM   #1
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Why my username...

Just because it made sense many years ago...

It all started the summer of 2002...
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Old 02-07-2016, 05:55 PM   #2
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Which then turned into...
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Old 02-07-2016, 06:11 PM   #3
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Then we found Paragon Adventure Park in Hazleton, PA.
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Old 02-07-2016, 06:20 PM   #4
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It kept getting better and better! We had so many family memories!
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Old 02-07-2016, 06:39 PM   #5
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It all changed in 2005...
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Old 02-07-2016, 06:48 PM   #6
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Old 02-07-2016, 10:45 PM   #7
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Now you are a person who really enjoys their vehicle. Good for you!
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Old 02-08-2016, 01:15 PM   #8
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Want to come work on my '04 Silverado? ;-))
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Old 02-08-2016, 06:23 PM   #9
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I have gotten to the point where I don't enjoy working on vehicles that much any more. Something about crawling around on gravel and out in the snow and rain don't appeal to me now...anyway...

We continued to wheel at PAP until they closed in Feb 2007. The Astro didn't change too much. Herculined the exterior, added a 10 GPM (at idle) engine driven hydraulic pump to power the plow and winch. (The winch was faster at 1500 rpm's than a Warn 8274 for reference!) Also had on board air with air chucks in front and rear.

I also carried enough tools and supplies for almost any repair...even on H1's! This H1 broke through about 5-6" of ice and was winched out by another H1 and an H2. In total there was about 60,000 pounds of winch pull! When it was finally out the front wheels were pointing out quite a ways. He had about a 3 hour drive home so we had to fix it. And since I carried all the tools, hi-lift and air supply...I got to work on it which was pretty cool!
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Continued wheeling into 2006...
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