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Old Ore Road temporary closure

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Offline Txlj

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2018, 12:12:01 PM »
Rollover, leaking fuel, in a national park? Yea that's gonna cost ya.

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2018, 12:33:52 PM »

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If I had turned my truck over, both the road and my pants would probably be wet.

If I took something like that down OOR my pants would have been wet a long time ago.

Very strange the the vehicle is so far to  the left in the roadbed, perhaps the view in the photo is misleading but hard to believe that would be intentional.

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2018, 01:59:29 PM »
He had to have started fishtailing after bouncing out of that rut, over corrected, and then finding himself on the left shoulder, cut the wheels left with brakes on, and bam (or something like that)!  :willynilly:

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #18 on: December 05, 2018, 03:37:43 PM »
How long till the road is cleaned off?

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #19 on: December 05, 2018, 06:25:10 PM »
The park service said it could be several days.

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #20 on: December 05, 2018, 10:30:51 PM »
Clearly, the vehicle veered left, climbed the slope on an angle and toppled. The road itself does not appear to be a factor.

Little to no apparent forward motion; just rolled over much like the tricycle on Laugh-In.

Cause?

Gawking at the scenery? Texting? Inattention?

On a positive note, the owner definitely knows how to pack and secure cargo. Motorcycle remained firmly attached, as did the shovels.

The wet spot on the road is curious.

Air conditioner condensate drip?

Maybe, but it looks like a fair amount of liquid and temps probably were moderate enough that a/c might not be on. I'd guess emptying a bladder. Now, did that had any proximate effect upon the next event?

Perhaps the involved party will enlighten us all.
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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2018, 10:51:52 AM »
Clearly, the vehicle veered left, climbed the slope on an angle and toppled. The road itself does not appear to be a factor.

Little to no apparent forward motion; just rolled over much like the tricycle on Laugh-In.

Cause?

Gawking at the scenery? Texting? Inattention?

On a positive note, the owner definitely knows how to pack and secure cargo. Motorcycle remained firmly attached, as did the shovels.

The wet spot on the road is curious.

Air conditioner condensate drip?

Maybe, but it looks like a fair amount of liquid and temps probably were moderate enough that a/c might not be on. I'd guess emptying a bladder. Now, did that had any proximate effect upon the next event?

Perhaps the involved party will enlighten us all.
Doubtful. Lots of speculation going on at https://www.facebook.com/BigBendNPS/posts/2199359956748978

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2018, 10:59:31 AM »
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The park is working with the owner to remove the vehicle, but this may take a few days

Another mission for the Space Crane https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/technology/insituexploration/edl/skycrane/.
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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2018, 11:08:40 AM »
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The park is working with the owner to remove the vehicle, but this may take a few days

Another mission for the Space Crane https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/technology/insituexploration/edl/skycrane/.

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #24 on: December 06, 2018, 02:28:41 PM »
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The park is working with the owner to remove the vehicle, but this may take a few days

Another mission for the Space Crane https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/technology/insituexploration/edl/skycrane/.

+1 

I'd rather have a Sky Crane than a Unimog any day.
I'm leaning toward an Earth Cruiser for retirement, myself.
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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2018, 07:14:51 PM »
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The park is working with the owner to remove the vehicle, but this may take a few days

Another mission for the Space Crane https://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/technology/insituexploration/edl/skycrane/.

+1 

I'd rather have a Sky Crane than a Unimog any day.
I'm leaning toward an Earth Cruiser for retirement, myself.
https://earthcruiser.com/our-vehicles/earthcruiser-exp/

Whoa!  Aussies rock.
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Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #26 on: December 06, 2018, 10:15:49 PM »
Clearly, the vehicle veered left, climbed the slope on an angle and toppled. The road itself does not appear to be a factor.

Little to no apparent forward motion; just rolled over much like the tricycle on Laugh-In.

Cause?

Gawking at the scenery? Texting? Inattention?

On a positive note, the owner definitely knows how to pack and secure cargo. Motorcycle remained firmly attached, as did the shovels.

The wet spot on the road is curious.

Air conditioner condensate drip?

Maybe, but it looks like a fair amount of liquid and temps probably were moderate enough that a/c might not be on. I'd guess emptying a bladder. Now, did that had any proximate effect upon the next event?

Perhaps the involved party will enlighten us all.
Doubtful. Lots of speculation going on at https://www.facebook.com/BigBendNPS/posts/2199359956748978

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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #27 on: December 06, 2018, 10:30:22 PM »
I think that's the look of a guy who smells the results of his $200,000 Unimog crapper that leaked it's contents all over the insides.      :vomit:

That's going to take one of those BIG RIG tow trucks with the crane on back to up right it.
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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #28 on: December 06, 2018, 11:21:09 PM »
I'm leaning toward an Earth Cruiser for retirement, myself.
https://earthcruiser.com/our-vehicles/earthcruiser-exp/

Noooo.....you want to go first-class all the way:

https://earthroamer.com/
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Re: Old Ore Road temporary closure
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2018, 12:11:59 AM »
Agreed sir. American made, no need for the euro trash!

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