Table I built on my favorite trail

mountainguyed67

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Nice! What kind of wood is that? Down here in the south, the wood weevils would have that eat up in six months time.:msp_angry:

They last decades up there. There are termites,but they seem to leave the tables alone.

The wood is Lodgepole Pine,doesn't grow below 6,500 ft. This table is at 9240 ft. Best picture I could find of the trees.
 
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Will build more when opportunity presents. It's a lot of work,but I enjoy it and I use them too.

Thanks.

I enjoy it too.

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Down here on the mudflat we call Mississippi,we have about any kind of bug that is known to man. Theyeat wood,people,plants,and sometimes,I suspect ,cars. The highest point in the state is around 275 ft and the humidity runs from 50% to 100%. Moisture and bugs won't let wood lay on the ground long! That sure is a cool looking place where your table is located. I notice you guys have some serious 4WDs, as we do here, but ours are for mud.Lol!:D
 
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I bought on of those mini mills from Baileys and found it was an awful lot of sugar for a dime! The thing will work the snot out of you, but it does make slabs and boards.
 
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That sure is a cool looking place where your table is located.

I notice you guys have some serious 4WDs, as we do here, but ours are for mud.Lol!:D

The trail is very special and we're lucky to have it.


You "need" a pretty serious 4WD to get to where the tables are. Breakage is common,leaf spring,drag link,tie rod,steering arm,pitman arm,steering box,u joint,axle,drive shaft,u bolts,locking hub,track bar,ring & pinnion,etc.
 
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Jeez! You guys call THAT, a trail? Sounds like you guys have the same problems as we do with 4wds. I heard once upon a time that 4wd was the Indian word for "throw money at it" !

It's rated 10 in difficulty on a scale of 1 to 10(Northbound),9 Southbound. You're surprised at the appearance of our trail,not what you're used to I'm sure. I love it,33 miles long and very isolated,the average travel time is about 20 hours.
 
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Ya gotta understand, fireant hills are about the tallest things around here and rocks are what we put on our roads. By the same token, you guys don't have to deal with mud, year round! Neat place you guys have to play on.
 
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