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Lesson #1. What not to do when working north of the Arctic Circle

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  1. Jan 5, 2016 at 6:14 PM
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    Always remember to keep your windows up/door closed when departing vehicle, even for a few minutes:

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    Ball warmer seats don't work too well at this point.
     
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  2. Jan 5, 2016 at 6:19 PM
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    Lesson #2 : Make sure your rig isn't too heavy for frozen lakes;"roads": images_586b8646a42b69916f7cb2f745384bd8d90d54ba.jpg
     
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  3. Jan 5, 2016 at 6:21 PM
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    Lesson3#. Sometimes "Snow Angels " aren't the best idea : images_1510639e862d17e0e36b102124a13fa5a0e91aad.jpg
     
  4. Jan 5, 2016 at 6:23 PM
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    Lesson#4 : Always keep track where the mobile espresso is in case you failed the previous lessons : images_9d8a413bb7ebef644276a50e79d6fc02fe15b882.jpg
     
  5. Jan 5, 2016 at 6:32 PM
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    Lesson #5 : Best way to survive images_2d12f19e0ffc5bff1ab72c5ab523253f9a56a2d0.jpg

    Winterized version of Seans Tundra: images_150647d22f64fddb129d0a7ff2e352f248ed20bf.jpg
     
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  6. Jan 5, 2016 at 6:39 PM
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    Wynnded Wait, what?

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    Come on! What about......?
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jan 5, 2016 at 6:50 PM
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    When all else fails, ditch the 4X4 : images_429d76fe43e06c65d193c07824a02cf06b2d701d.jpg

    Stay inside, build a warm fire and sip some of this : http://www.alaskadistillery.com/

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    Side note: I met the owner of Tuuli. (aka : AK Distillery) I calibrated some flow meters for them while I was there . Their products are made from Yukon Gold potatoes and local berries and other cool stuff.

    Another side note: The employees were always in a real good mood when I went there. Just sayin.
     
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  8. Jan 5, 2016 at 7:07 PM
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    csuviper Moderator Staff Member

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    I would prefer the hilux
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  9. Jan 5, 2016 at 7:09 PM
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    Or.............images_b0123af8e6c8ca5f524dbcc1fd16788af63f4890.jpg

    or..........31523bb9-2161-453b-abed-7f1c62175fca_zps_6544890e420bdd2d0ceea8a84da4cfa9e66dea72.jpg

    or...... The normal off the grid 4X4 in AK : [​IMG]
     
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    @csuviper always placing his tongue in places they don't belong...well, that's what Julie told me.
     
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    HOOOO WEEEEEEEEEEEEEE....................................
     
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  14. Jan 6, 2016 at 8:49 AM
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    TruckLife900 I'd rather B hunting

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    This thread just made my morning... :pccoffee:
     

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