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    Exclamation April 2021 Black Sheep Week

    Let's try this again - hoping no pandemic in 2021

    When - Sunday, April 4 - Saturday, April 10, 2021
    Where- Moab, UT (morning meeting place below)
    Who - all off-roaders that want to have a good time in Moab

    A variety of lodging options are available in Moab, including commercial campgrounds, rough camping, hotels (Motel 6 often has the best rates). Condos on the south side of town are becoming more popular and that's now our evening meeting place. If you can get 3+ together, you may save some money vs. hotels. Check out VRBO.com. All vehicles are welcome - Hummers, Jeeps, Rovers, Scorpions, RZRs, etc. Thanks to Jeri, we were able to book our regular condo.

    First timers - the prerequisite is to have fun! As for your vehicle, you'll want the following: good off-road tires, undercarriage protection (skid plates), spare parts for common breakages for your vehicle (CV axles, u-joints, etc.), any specialty tools for your vehicle (wheel locks, odd size sockets/wrenches), air compressor (most air down for the week and air up at the end, but some days have longer roads home so airing up is advised), cooler for your daily bevs/lunch (no alcohol on the trails, please), CB radio preferred.

    What's our daily agenda? Meet at 9ish, go do a trail, get back into town. We've been doing group dinners at one of the condos more often in the past couple of years (Ugly Beans!).

    First times - no worries, we will not get you over your head or let you do any foolish stuff. We'll keep an eye on you and your rig and coach you through things and build your skills before you do anything too difficult.

    Expected to appear this year: a bright yellow Scorpion, a newly SAS'd H3 Alpha, an upgraded WJ, an updated Bebe-monster with a 6.0 and upgraded axles, and many others.

    We meet each morning behind the cinemas adjacent to the McDonalds. Here we won't interfere with any open businesses and we have access to coffee and restrooms at McDonalds.
    https://www.google.com/maps/@38.5638...!3m1!1e3?hl=en




    Attendee List

    Best guess and confirmed is below. I will start cleaning up as we get confirmations.

    Count # in Party Attendees K9 Vehicle Lodging Confirmed? Arrival/Departure Dates State Wed Pritchett
    1 2 3Hummers Scorpion Condo Y TX Yes
    2 3 Alrock 1 H3 Condo Y Sat-Wed AZ
    3 2 Reloader & Jeri H3A Condo Y Sat-Sat AZ
    4 1 LagunaH1 WJ Condo Y CA Yes
    5 1 Jason JK Condo Y Sat-Sat AZ
    6 2 Bebe & Speedy 2 H3M? Condo Y NV
    7 2 Silverton JK Bowen Hotel Y Sun-Sat AZ
    8 5 JPaul H3A Y UT
    9 1 TXMike JK Y TX
    10 1 Rascole H3 Condo Y CA
    11 3-4 jakesz28 H3 Y MO
    12 1 EndeavoredH3 H3 Y Mon-Sun AZ
    13 2 06 H3 H3 on 43s Y ID Yes
    14 2 cgalpha H3 Condo Y Sun-Sat IA Yes
    15 1 vdawg1115 H3 Y CA
    16 2 Tsar Trail H3A KOA Y CO
    17 1 I[OIIIIIIIO]I H3A Motel6 Y Sat-Sat MI
    18 1 BW_Hummer H3 H3 Y Sun-Sat TX
    19 1 SickstringC JK Y Sun, Wed CO Yes
    20 1 Battle Rattle LJ N Sun, Wed CO Yes
    Last edited by alrock; 04-01-2021 at 12:29 AM.

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    I'm going to plan on the full week, but probably won't come down until Sunday afternoon so as to spend Easter morning with the family.

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    The guys at PHR and I will already be up there for eastern jeep safari the week prior, most likely we will do the first half of the week! Probably SUN-WED. We will be bringing an H1, H2 and H3.


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    I am sure JJ and I will make it.
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    Iím in, Iíll be getting there a few days early. My buddy has an U4 race at Area BFE on the 2nd and 3rd. Iíll help pit for him and then stay and hangout with the Blacksheep.

    I hear Connor is coming with his SAS H3 too, maybe Steve can have his done by then!
    Squeaky3: 06 H3 ALPHA D70 front/Eaton HO72 rear 5.13 gears, custom crossmember for long arms, lockers, 4:1 T-case, v8 swap, hybrid cage, Warn 12k Custom bumpers....do it all vehicle

    "H3 front axles are like drunk cheerleaders....just use em until they get mouthy...then toss em and get another." -anonymous


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    Quote Originally Posted by 06 H3 View Post
    I’m in, I’ll be getting there a few days early. My buddy has an U4 race at Area BFE on the 2nd and 3rd. I’ll help pit for him and then stay and hangout with the Blacksheep.

    I hear Connor is coming with his SAS H3 too, maybe Steve can have his done by then!
    Awesome! Is your better half coming with you?

    Reloader began cleaning up his front axle this week. Hope he gets it all together.

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    Yep, can confirm, my fiance and I have the time off approved so we will be coming to MOAB this year! (although she'll be my wife by then lol)

    Ill be figuring out lodging over the next few weeks.
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    Iím going to try and be there also. Hopefully have my SAS done by then as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by alrock View Post
    Awesome! Is your better half coming with you?

    Reloader began cleaning up his front axle this week. Hope he gets it all together.
    She isnít 100% confirmed yet but will try!
    Squeaky3: 06 H3 ALPHA D70 front/Eaton HO72 rear 5.13 gears, custom crossmember for long arms, lockers, 4:1 T-case, v8 swap, hybrid cage, Warn 12k Custom bumpers....do it all vehicle

    "H3 front axles are like drunk cheerleaders....just use em until they get mouthy...then toss em and get another." -anonymous


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    Count me for the week.
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    Me and my son are going to try to make it in 2021 since we didnít get to make it for 2020. It is a 24 hour drive each way so should get there Sunday and would have to leave Saturday morning.


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    Roughly the same drive for us.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3Hummers View Post
    Roughly the same drive for us.
    From Texas?


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    Yes. 20 hours actual drive time. With gas and pee stops it is 24 hours on the road time. No great way to get there. Lots of small roads and we do pass through New Mexico, which has the best roads in the country...10 feet at a time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3Hummers View Post
    Yes. 20 hours actual drive time. With gas and pee stops it is 24 hours on the road time. No great way to get there. Lots of small roads and we do pass through New Mexico, which has the best roads in the country...10 feet at a time.
    Wow. My behind the wheel time will be 24 hours but interstate and highway most of the way.


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