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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Token » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:53 am

Elliot wrote:Golden Spike scheduled for tomorrow, July 27 -- is the highly unofficial rumour.
Wut? Before the closure order? Methinks not.

Will likely be a few days after the 31st. I'm thinking Wednesday.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by fernley1 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:50 pm

It did happen today!

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Just_Joe » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:27 pm

fernley1 wrote:It did happen today!
Yup. It's in the same spot as was planned before all the wet.

Dammit. There I go, docenting again.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Elliot » Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:00 pm

Token... Naaah-nah, nah naaaaah-nah! ;-)
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Token » Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:39 pm

Elliot wrote:Token... Naaah-nah, nah naaaaah-nah! ;-)
I'm crushed! Shattered!

So if there is no closure yet, we could drive out there this weekend and paint it red.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by lucky420 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:13 am

Paint It Black
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Token » Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:18 am

Sounds like an anthem. Great tune.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Traveller in Time » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:49 am

Congratulatins with the gold spike in a dry playa :D

as wet was what this was about.
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by spacetime » Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:07 pm

Traveller in Time wrote:Congratulatins with the gold spike in a dry playa :D

as wet was what this was about.
Is there a photo of the 2017 golden spike?

edit: nm i guess this is it!

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by FlyingMonkey » Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:36 pm

Wouldn't it be ironic if they drove the spike & water started gushing up.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by spacetime » Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:43 pm

FlyingMonkey wrote:Wouldn't it be ironic if they drove the spike & water started gushing up.

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Post by Elliot » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:10 pm

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by ygmir » Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:06 pm

I still wonder how low the water table is, and if there might be localized "liquifaction" from vehicles and other vibrations? Mud volcanoes anyone?
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Token » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:18 am

With all the subwoofers out there, might not be too far fetched.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Traveller in Time » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:15 am

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Ratty » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:47 am

AntiM, That makes me wonder about my inerds.
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by Just_Joe » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:01 pm

I miss swimming in it.

The forecast is for 104° today and 107° tomorrow!

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by aknod » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:19 pm

[quote="Just_Joe"]I miss swimming in it.

The forecast is for 104° today and 107° tomorrow!

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by lucky420 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:28 pm

In other words, it's hot as fuck here in N. Nv

Dry and smokey too
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by ygmir » Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:28 pm

on site reports are super crumbly soft surface, with no real hard pack below.
Very bad dust conditions, and will worsen as people get there.
very flat, but very soft.
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by lucky420 » Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:57 pm

ygmir wrote:on site reports are super crumbly soft surface, with no real hard pack below.
Very bad dust conditions, and will worsen as people get there.
very flat, but very soft.
I was hoping that post from that other site was not true or just joking kind of post.
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by burner von braun » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:39 pm

Thanks for passing along the on site report yg. Not exactly what I wanted to hear, but good to know.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by ygmir » Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:40 pm

yeah he even made a short vid, rubbing his foot and it just sinking........a couple of inches, he says.....
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by burner von braun » Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:16 pm

Sounds like a tough year for bike riding.

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by ygmir » Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:34 am

if the reports are indeed true, fat tires may be the only option?
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by FlyingMonkey » Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:59 pm

lucky420 wrote:
ygmir wrote:on site reports are super crumbly soft surface, with no real hard pack below.
Very bad dust conditions, and will worsen as people get there.
very flat, but very soft.
I was hoping that post from that other site was not true or just joking kind of post.
Other site?

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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by FlyingMonkey » Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:00 pm

ygmir wrote:if the reports are indeed true, fat tires may be the only option?
I was almost tempted to bring my folding trike which has skinny tires. I guess that will have to stay home again.

I like the fact that its hot during the day. It always disappoints me a little if we don't hit at least 100. Sounds like a good year for radlers (Beer & lemonade not Playa snakes).

So are we talking about a 30 degree temp difference between the highs & lows? That always makes packing fun.
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Re: 2017 Playa Conditions

Post by lucky420 » Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:40 pm

30 degree diff? Yes that's normal out this way
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