[meteorite-list] New Topic, all terain transportation?
From: Tom aka James Knudson <knudson911_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:31:26 2004
Hi Dave and list, For dry lake beds, nothing beats a little electric or gas
scooter! Easy to get on and off of and no viewing obstructions Cheap to!
Maybe one like this?
----- Original Message -----
From: David Freeman <dfreeman_at_fascination.com>
To: meteorite-list <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2004 6:19 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] New Topic, all terain transportation?
> Dear List;
> Hunting meteorites with an ATV. A new topic. How refreshing is that?
> I expect to be using one this year. I hope to use it to get me further
> afield than I would go on foot. I understand that seeing golf ball
> sized treasures at 20 mph is impossible so expect to use it as a sort of
> portable base camp to conduct searches for the erosion areas I am
> targeting. Since walking further in to areas more than a mile is not on
> my ambition list, the ATV will be a treat to access. I am sensitive to
> access issues on public lands here, and on private land access issues as
> Any comments on hunting with an ATV, and do we have favorite
> accessories. Mine will have a plug in for cell phone, and GPS unit, and
> haven't decided if the lap top belongs with me or leave it home!
> With payloads of 300 pounds, I should be able to haul out all the
> meteorites I find......well, I can always make a second or third trip.
> Dave Freeman
> Polaris 700 sportsman
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Received on Mon 23 Feb 2004 08:36:02 PM PST