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Old 07-18-2020, 07:25 PM   #1
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Great sky and sun made the crops look very scenic today so I didn't need much excuse to take the Merc out for a few photos and some video. Got some drone video to edit too one of these days. The crop in the photo is canola. Far as you can see on both sides of the road.
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Old 07-18-2020, 09:10 PM   #2
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Great sky and sun made the crops look very scenic today so I didn't need much excuse to take the Merc out for a few photos and some video. Got some drone video to edit too one of these days. The crop in the photo is canola. Far as you can see on both sides of the road.
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Old 07-19-2020, 01:34 AM   #3
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Link to the video where you can ride along in the Merc and hear the sound of the flathead.
https://youtu.be/yJSHB6pofp4
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I'm in the Los Angeles area. Some of the people here think that the rest of America is just like LA. It is not! Thank you for the photo!
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I'm in the Los Angeles area. Some of the people here think that the rest of America is just like LA. It is not! Thank you for the photo!
I've never been to L.A. but pretty sure it is nothing like Sask. I drove at least 12 miles in that video yesterday over the course of an hour or more (including photo stops) and only saw three other humans. From a distance. Only the sounds of the Merc, radial tires on gravel roads and of course the wind.
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I envy your remoteness. We have newer interstates and my street has became a shortcut from one to another. Thanks for the great pictures.
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Thank you . It serves to remind me of how beautiful and peaceful it can be . Today down here in s Florida is just the opposite.
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GGMAC come the winter you will be glad your in fla. it,s gets chele in sask canada
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Beautiful photo!

Richard, that’s what I like about Alaska too!
Remote and wide open spaces, and it gets a little chilly in the winter time
But it helps keep the Riff Raff out.
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Beautiful photo!

Richard, thatís what I like about Alaska too!
Remote and wide open spaces, and it gets a little chilly in the winter time
But it helps keep the Riff Raff out.
Very true. We have to cover the radiators on our flatheads to get the engine temp up.
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Same here!
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Old 07-20-2020, 01:52 PM   #13
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Thanks for the ride, It reminded me of a moonshine movie I ;ve seen . Jack.
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Old 07-20-2020, 02:32 PM   #14
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Thanks for the ride, It reminded me of a moonshine movie I ;ve seen . Jack.
Funny, I was thinking the same thing driving through the long grass. Read a story about the prohibition era when bootleggers used to make some late night border crossings out in the country to get their product delivered.
I blew the grass seeds out of the radiator when I got home.
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Thanks for another ride in the Merc Ralph. I didn't know you had the 4-wheel drive option. LOL.
Beautiful country up there. I think I would have to have a motorcycle too to putt around on. Lots of open space.
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Shot this one last night as I had mine out for a little joy ride and fill up!!!
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