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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2008, 03:03:06 PM »
Brian, Are you available that day?  I dont' have a gooseneck hitch.  I think your trailer would be the most useful that I've seen so far.  Would you be able to bring it to my house a day or two before the parade


Yes I have Saturdays off, and the trailer is in Chico. Just let me know where to bring it to be outfitted.

I prefer to use my F350 for the event.

Ps: the gooseneck does not have a 2nd tow point.

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2008, 03:53:13 PM »
take a measurement of the length and drop to the ground from the bed of the sides of the trailer so we know what size paper to use.  I presume it would hang almost to the ground somehow.  I guess you'll have to figure out how to keep the paper from flapping if this still sounds like the way you want to go.
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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #17 on: April 18, 2008, 04:45:48 PM »
.......I guess you'll have to figure out how to keep the paper from flapping if this still sounds like the way you want to go.

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #18 on: April 18, 2008, 05:06:22 PM »
::), Could you use a 12volt water pump, with garden hose fittings on each end? Let me knoe if you want to use for the Parade?........norm

I've got one of those, but I'm thinking like 100x the water

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2008, 05:27:47 PM »
overall deck width....   95"

overall deck length.... 19' 8"

average deck height to ground.... 3'

I would make a banner around 2' x 19' if you want the entire length.  We could probably use a 2x4 along the bottom of the banner to prevent flapping


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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #20 on: April 19, 2008, 06:31:13 AM »
overall deck width....   95"

overall deck length.... 19' 8"

average deck height to ground.... 3'

I would make a banner around 2' x 19' if you want the entire length.  We could probably use a 2x4 along the bottom of the banner to prevent flapping



Brian, what's your ?  We could also use 1/2" pcv to supprot the bottom of the banner.

I went ahead and paid for up to 10 vehicles, even though I've only got 4 committed that have contacted ME.  If there's closet volunteers, please direct them here or to my email address onmylid@aol.com  Should I hit the FOTHL mailer?

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #21 on: April 19, 2008, 06:37:54 AM »
remember the free banner material is black paper...  Seems like you could fold the bottom over a few inches, staple it into a long "tube", and slide the pvc into it lengthwise.  The design I gave Suzy was the FOTHL logo like on the front of the brochure on one end, the website, and the "every Trail is Sacred logo on the other.  Anything else you can think of?
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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2008, 07:13:43 AM »
The words  "  Every Trail is Sacred "   ?   The words " Friends of The High Lakes " ?  These are questions not statements.   Otherwise how will people know who we are?



Isn't the black material 3 feet wide?  Is there any way to use all three feet?  I think I have an  (maybe 2 ) 20 foot 2 x 4 for a frame for the black material?  If that is do-able?  Hard to tell without seeing the gooseneck.

Jeremy, don't be shy speak up if you want or need something.   We can probably find it, or get it for you,   especially with regard to help.


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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2008, 07:30:27 AM »
Our logo IS the words, arranged so a truck can climb the letters, and the Every trail is Sacred logo has the word prominent in it as well, so yes in both cases - the word are there, and at 2 or 3 feet high, should be very readable.
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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2008, 06:53:28 PM »
Jeremy,

If you still need vehicles or anything, please feel free to ask on the mailing list.

Send an email to   friends-of-High-Lakes@friendsofhighlakes.com    and ask for what you need.

I'll be back Sunday evening.

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #25 on: April 20, 2008, 07:09:26 AM »
No questons here... except for Jeremy...... Email me your address and I'll bring over the trailer

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2008, 03:50:50 PM »
Got a call from Gary Gamble last night.  I still need to call him back, but sounds like he's got a small sluice and some bikes we could use.

Brian, you've got mail

Nick, that is exactly what I was thinking of for the PVC. 

To try and keep with the theme of "Coming up gold"  Maybe we can title our float "Camping up gold" or something similar adn find a spot to fit that on the float?

I'd like to try and have the flaot put together and things lined out by Firday evening.  My grandparents are coming into town adn I'd like to be able to have dinner with them and take them to the donkey derby again on Saturday...instead of rushing to finish the float.

Tomorrow I'll line out the plant donations and see when Brian can bring the trailer up.

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #27 on: April 20, 2008, 05:20:57 PM »
If you can imagine this on a piece of paper 19 ft long, does this look about right?
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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #28 on: April 20, 2008, 06:03:37 PM »
what happened to "Every Trail is Sacred?"

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Re: Friends of The High Lakes to be in Parade
« Reply #29 on: April 20, 2008, 06:21:24 PM »
Jeremy,
I'll go pick it up after work Monday. Then head up, I'll call ya at lunch Mon