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Meeting audio and notes from August 2016 meeting

Audio download: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Madhatters-Aug-2016-meeting.mp3   Notes to come shortly

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Meeting audio & minutes of the July 2016 meeting

July 26, 2016 Audio download: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Madhatters-July-2016-2.mp3 Guests: Wes McBride – TJ with Rubicon Express lift, 35s, etc Treasurers report: Overall balance: $1,976.10 Swamp Lake report – July 15-17 5 rigs – Dennis, Larry, Phil, Darrel, Gary Minor carnage, a few obnoxious … Continue reading

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Meeting audio & minutes of the June 2016 meeting

Audio from the meeting can been downloaded here: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/June-Madhatters-small.mp3 Meeting brought to order at 7:10pm Guests: Jeff Blewett from Cal4 Rubicon trip – 8 rigs, Craig was trail boss Lots of breakage – John sheared all studs on one axle … Continue reading

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The California OHV Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Is In Peril

We are about to lose our OHV division and the grant funds we use to keep our trails ( this includes the Rubicon). Send a letter at this link and come to the open house meeting July 19 th. NOTICE … Continue reading

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Fordyce Adopt-a-Trail sign installation + Fordyce trip

This coming weekend (7/8-7/10) a few of us were heading up to Cisco Grove with plans to run parts of Fordyce/Signal Peak/etc and also set up the next Adopt-A-Trail sign at the trailhead for Fordyce @ the Eagle Lakes entrance. … Continue reading

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Ham cram for General exam

For folks with the tech license looking to upgrade a General license, the Livermore Ham Club is holding a cram/exam at the end of July:   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0844aead28a6fa7-general

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June meeting – 6/28/16 @7pm

Agenda: June trips: We’ll have a report from John on the Rubicon run (lots of mechanical adventures to go around). Rene will report on the Livermore Rodeo Parade. Art will report on our Adopt-a-Trail run to the Rubicon last weekend … Continue reading

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Blog update done

Ok, done with the blog upgrade – working on getting email ‘reply to post/comments’ working so folks can just reply to blog posts reliably by email.

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Updating blog software

I’ll be updating the blog software tonite to fix a number of bugs and security issues.

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March 2016 meeting audio and summary

March meeting audio now available for your listening pleasure: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/March-2016-Meeting.mp3 Highlights from the meeting: Member dues for 2016 are almost all paid up – Darrel has a handful of people who need to pay or be subject to late fees … Continue reading

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