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8 minutes ago
Eric Easton replied to Eric Easton's discussion Solo Rescue
"You never know what's out there!  I like the motorcycle idea.  If you broke down it could be retrieved later."
8 hours ago
Eric Bowker (Erock) replied to Eric Easton's discussion Solo Rescue
"I take my enduro motorcycle deep into the deserts solo especially dry lakes very often. I know my bike well so I am confident in its mechanics. I'm healthy so I know how far I can hike. I always "try" and let my girlfriend know what…"
11 hours ago
Eric Easton replied to Eric Easton's discussion Solo Rescue
"Wow, read your story.  Good to know there are people out there like that!"
17 hours ago
Michael Mulgrew replied to Eric Easton's discussion Solo Rescue
"If I'm out alone I always leave Google Earth coordinates of where I'm going with my wife.  If I don't come home she knows where to send County Search and Rescue. I did almost roll off the side of a mountain once, but that's…"
18 hours ago
Eric Easton posted a discussion

Solo Rescue

Most know we should tell someone where we are going or go with someone on remote searches.  But do we always do this?  I don't always.  Have you ever ventured alone onto some desolate dry lake bed?  What would you do if you had a serious break down?  I've had a flat tire and minor mechanical problems but nothing requiring rescue.  What are your experiences?See More
18 hours ago
Eric Bowker (Erock) replied to Danny Hesman's discussion Coyote dry lake advice
"Expensive indeed! And yes you do find alot of stuff. Especially marbles! Lol Thankfully I can drive to 3 dry lake beds within 10 miles. They are hunted out though. When I use to do all my hunting I would just drive 1-3 miles to get into good areas.…"
Sunday
Anne M. Black replied to Danny Hesman's discussion Coyote dry lake advice
"Sorry, Eric, but don't let them laugh at you. If you look at Ebay you will see that "meteorites" is not what they always find!. And I have been in Morocco, I have seen the "Amethyst" the "Geodes" they…"
Sunday
Mark Bittmann commented on Mark Bittmann's photo
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NWA 7859 -L3 Chondrite (S2, W2), 24.7 Grams, Detail.

"...and now you all have taught me what a bleached chondrule is. Thanks. This site rocks! M-"
Sunday
Mark Bittmann replied to Danny Hesman's discussion Coyote dry lake advice
"Danny. If you have Garmin unit, plug in all the Metbull finds for the areas you hunt. It will help narrow down where to hunt. If you like, I'll meet you out at Coyote sometime. Let me know when you a weekend day free. I usually go hunt…"
Sunday
Eric Bowker (Erock) commented on Anna Morris's photo
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Morasko

"Ah very nice! Centered troilite nudule! Beauty! "
Saturday
Eric Bowker (Erock) commented on Mark Bittmann's photo
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NWA 7859 -L3 Chondrite (S2, W2), 24.7 Grams, Detail.

"Yes beautiful! I like the blue bleached chondrule. Aqueous alteration! Learned that term from Bernd!"
Saturday
 

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Solo Rescue 4 Replies

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Coyote dry lake advice 10 Replies

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Museum not humidity controlling specimens - is this common? 14 Replies

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Geoff's new web site

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Odd etch, 7 Replies

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