El Freddo's Epic WA Road Trip:

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Post by henpecked » Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:59 pm

Great read, great pictures, and a great (and safe) trip.

Really glad that you and yours had such a good time, and it's always a feel good time when I read about people that you only know on forums getting to meet and help out each other in person 100's of k's away from home, makes the forum concept realy show its worth.

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Post by NachaLuva » Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:14 am

Awesome trip report & pics. I'd love to see some more of the ones from those pure white dunes where you did your gearbox. That looks like such a great spot to spend a day or 2!

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Post by El_Freddo » Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:39 pm

Cheers guys! Would love to still be out there!

Gearbox will make a mention in the build thread at some point - just need time. As it was this trip report took 3 or 4 sittings just to type it out!

Can't wait to get back there, got a few things to sort out on Ruby Scoo - even before what ever the next trip is...

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Post by Thalass » Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:21 am

Wow! Awesome pics from an awesome trip. Also now I'm homesick. :P
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Post by El_Freddo » Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:35 pm

Thalass wrote:Wow! Awesome pics from an awesome trip. Also now I'm homesick. :P
Hehehe... Sorry mate!

If it helps, I find myself still living this trip from time to time. I need to head back out to the Nullarbor for more personal exploring. I don't know if I'll ever make it into some of those remote deserts further north... But I'd love to some day!

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Post by NachaLuva » Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:07 pm

El_Freddo wrote: If it helps, I find myself still living this trip from time to time. I need to head back out to the Nullarbor for more personal exploring. I don't know if I'll ever make it into some of those remote deserts further north... But I'd love to some day!
Maybe later this year we should do a trip out there...if my little Foz survives the next few months lol
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Post by El_Freddo » Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:10 pm

That'd be awesome - it's just time and money for me (and convincing Mrs El Freddo).

Ultimately I'd love to be on the epic desert trip for many reasons - one is that it'd be awesome to be a part of the record breaking group. Stuart's something that cannot be repeated :(

The Nullarbor in winter would be very interesting, I've only ever experienced it in small doses during the hot weather periods. September would be interesting too!

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Post by NachaLuva » Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:55 pm

We're already planning another epic trip for 2017, coast to coast :twisted:
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Post by Bumpty » Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:31 pm

An absolute epic trip, Freddo!

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Post by wagonist » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:34 am

Would love to do most of this drive sometime.
Out of curiousity, some of those "off-road" (not the beaches) places look like they were pretty hard packed & wouldn't need 4wd.
How much of the trip do you reckon could be done with a 2wd?
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Post by El_Freddo » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:16 am

Two wheel drive will do the job on those Nullarbor places in the dry weather. Wet weather forget it, even with 4wd it'd be a bit of fun.

Awesome to check it out if you can ;)

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Post by yarney » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:15 pm

Great story Bennie your catching up to me with breaking gearboxes:o
Where heading south again this time Stockton, Watagans and Blue Mountains

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Post by El_Freddo » Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:25 am

yarney wrote:Great story Bennie your catching up to me with breaking gearboxes:o
Where heading south again this time Stockton, Watagans and Blue Mountains
Nah mate I'm breaking different parts each time! It should be good now though. If anything low range will be next. But I'm hoping not.

That trip sounds like a good one. Again would love to be joining you but I haven't found my fortune that allows me to do so :/

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Post by taza » Thu Apr 07, 2016 4:08 pm

Goodluck catching upto me with gearboxes boys ;)

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Post by El_Freddo » Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:43 pm

Settle down Taza!! We're not playing for sheep stations :p

Would love to be offroad again - sooner rather than later!

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