By glassbuggy Date 2010-05-23 18:23
Ok you guys are still out at the show , but I have a few pics to kick this off
By Steve S 1208 Date 2010-05-24 01:48
Nice shots - I don't remember seeing the Beach Patrol buggy there.
Terrific weekend! I had my Sterling there - hope to have the Shalako there next year - maybe tow it there with the Sterling...ummmm...maybe not...lol.
I'll have a video posted in a few days - much editing needed.
By glassbuggy Date 2010-05-24 02:14 Edited 2010-05-24 15:08
I only brought it on Sat, my gal is on me to work on the kitchen so.. I had to compromise my weekend activities
By GreenManx Date 2010-05-24 12:31
Hi Bart some nice shots Glad you made it. What a awsome weekend 34 buggies Ill post pictures soon.
By MonoManx7 (manxologist) Date 2010-05-24 13:13
I made it back last night at 1 AM. 11 hours..not too bad considering the rain and weather. My S -10 did great until the last 50 miles as I apparently fueled up with some bad gas just inside the SC border.
The moncoque is filthy (I wonder why)
I have today off andam grateful as I have to dry out everything...darn rain!
I had a blast .It was great meeting you all.
I hope you all had safe return trips.
By GreenManx Date 2010-05-24 13:42
Chris at least you washed it 1/2 way..
By GreenManx Date 2010-05-24 13:53
The Tijuana Kustoms BBQ Friday night was great Tom went all out all the burgers hotdogs and beer you can consume. Bruce came along with Winnie and countless amount of the greatest buggy guys.
Thanks Tom for a nice evening..
By MonoManx7 (manxologist) Date 2010-05-24 15:23
ANother kudos to Tom and the Tijuana Troupe for the fire pit Thursday night and Friday night. Anyone have pics of the fire pit that someone made (I say that only to get lively banter about who REALLY made the fire pit
By BigTonkaKid Date 2010-05-25 05:51
Last year Farmerjohn and I used a cement mixing tub. This year I wanted something different. I spoke with Tom about getting a 55 gal barrel and one showed up at the shop. It was ounce used for concentrated orange juice and had some crazy coating in it and on it! We burned some of it off so I would have raw metal, the rest came off with a wire wheel and ear plugs... it was loud!! The barrel was cut down to 12'' and the top was rolled and pounded over do a smooth and strong top edge. I come in one day and Tom was working on the stand which is not attached to the barrel for easy emptying and replacing. I know you need air holes for a better burn so I figured that I'll make them in the shape of buggies I also included the sun and the palm tree form the Tijuana Kustoms business card. I was told to watch the design because I could cut something wrong and have pieces fall out. After playing with it for a few days I felt I was ready to make a few cuts. I first cut it out of paper, and then went to oak tag and once I was happy with that I sprayed paint through the stencil onto my barrel. I would let that dry and then fire up the plasma cutter.... This was the end result.
I was told by someone that he didn't think I would get it done
My stencil has ended up on several things
4 on the tow van
1 on the side of the Boonie buggy
1 on the trailer
1 on a tent
1 on a pair of chairs
1 on the side of a golf cart belonging to the Carlisle Event manager
1 on the Tijuana Kustom sign
By Allison Daytona Ken Date 2010-05-25 12:17
Big Tonka Kid, I should have been there, the burn barrel alone would have been worth the trip, Maby next year I can get up with Mono Manx and get to meet you guys , Me and my friends have a lot of bon fires how good are you at drawing red necks LOL, AWSOME JOB,sounds like you all had a good trip becides some getting wet going home. Ken....................
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-05-25 12:59
GREAT JOB on the burn barrel. Looks like you guys had a blast there. Too bad I couldn't be in two places at the same time or I would have been in Carlisle too.
By glassbuggy Date 2010-05-25 13:57
Here's a shot I found in some samba pics, wish I could have been at the BBQ. Next year?!
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By Steve S 1208 Date 2010-06-04 03:58
Here is a video I made of my trip to Carlisle - it's in 2 parts - each is 10 mins - enjoy:
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-06-04 04:50
Hey Steve, Nice work on the videos. I watched both. Looked like you guys had a blast! Sorry to see all the rain, but looks like you guys made the best of it anyway! Thanks for taking the time to put that together for the rest of us that couldn't make it.
By Tom & Kathleen I 639 Date 2010-07-25 15:51
I know this is a little late, but now that I can post pictures, I owe some pictures to be posted.
After the next issue of Manx Mania get published, I will post several more event pictures. Tom
Tom & Kathleen Manxter #16, Kick-Out SS #16 & FiberFab Buggy
Manx Club #1030, CVA, RBC, SCCA
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