Author Archives: El Presidante

About El Presidante

Past Madhatter President (9 years), Retired Police Officer. A mild stroke in 2011 slowed my wheeling down a bit but I'm still working on getting back in the game. I now am TOTALLY retired. Sue and I are approaching 42 years of marriage and our 2 kids and 7 Grandkids keep me busy. At the top of my priority list is getting all those Grandkids up in the mountains on camping and fishing trips. My bucket list is getting shorter but I've still got a lot of projects in the works.

Jackets and T-shirts

For many years the Madhatters have had an accounts with Aramak. They have all of our logos on file. Additionally, Karen of Just Rewards in Ripon has done all of our dash plaques and custom t-shirts for 13 years. She … Continue reading

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Mudslinger/Meeting minutes

Since I, along with others couldn’t make May’s meeting I’ve anxiously been waiting for a Mudslinger or at least the minutes of the May meeting… Tom/Art can you help us out ? Thanks…

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Club Officer’s Term

This morning I was looking at our Club Web site and noticed that it states in our By-laws that the term for Club Officers is 1 year. During our January 2011 meeting a motion was made to change the term … Continue reading

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Adopt a-trail club dinner

For those planning on attending the Memorial week end work party I will be staying in camp (#25) at Indian Springs. The plan is for everyone to get together Saturday night after the work party and have dinner togeather. Bring … Continue reading

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Rye Patch

For those making this run we will be having camp fires at one of the river camps each night. Since there is ZERO firewood at Rye Patch everyone should bring as much firewood as you can fit in your rig.

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Madhatter Talent Show

Yes our picnic is coming soon and I have to say I’m proud of Mr. President, Past President Murr, Shane the Man and of course Caster for all the hard work and practice they’ve put in for their act. I’ve … Continue reading

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Optima Battery Info:

When President Bill and I got stuck in the snow on our way to Meadow Lake I did some heavy duty winching and suddenly my winch stopped working. Further investigation showed that the positive battery cable from the winch to … Continue reading

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Since I will not be able to attend tonights meeting I nominate Princess Craig. Craig is now “RETIRED” and made no effort to go early with President Bill and I who braved life and limb in our heroic attempt to … Continue reading

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12.50″ x 35″ Tires

Since my Jeep now sports the 35″ BF Goodrich tires from Sierra Trek, I’m looking for the same size tire for a spare. Anyone having one laying around that wants to get rid of it for a reasonable price should … Continue reading

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Shades of ” The Donner Party”

As I sat in the Raleigh’s Grocery store parking lot waiting for President Bill in Auburn I have to admit I was a bit surprised when he pulled into the lot driving his 4×4 Dodge 2500 diesel. Bill’s first words … Continue reading

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