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Old 8th August 2010, 01:24   #91
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Sharat,

This is the mother of all write ups. Deep Respect.

I'm really really hoping you are dropping down for TPC 2010. As our guest atleast.
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Thanks Bala, but not this time. I will be there someday, hopefully as a participant.
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Could not have been better described. So I get EXAMM and AKC experience without leaving the comfort of a/c and on a lazy Sunday noon.
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At this time, the water level had reached the maximum and a green gypsy I sent forward too had got stuck near point F. I had finally deduced that there is nobody at point F to even tell the drivers where to turn. And I didnít see any more vehicles coming beyond point B. I guess this was probably the time when Gogiís Jeep was almost drowning near point B. I have roughly marked that point as GP or Gogi Point.

So I decided to walk to point F to help the Green Gypsy driver. Around the same time Siddu and Venkat had driven up in Vijiís Jeep towards point F and were having their own issues. Robinsonís Jeep was ready to leave point E, but I told him to wait until we get some handle on point F situation.....

After walking from F to G point, we had identified the safe path. So we got the green gypsy to cross and since the driver was a newbie, Siddu decided to hop on with him to guide him rest of the way.
By this time the green Gypsy was here and he was having problem climbing the hill. He complained about not getting any power in 1 low. I suggested doing a launch (clutch dump) since the traction was very good there, he tried that and then took off.


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Sharat!!...

It was me in the green Gypsy... You were a great help!

But the river crossing was the best experience!...
I think I crossed it when it was at the peak of its fury
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Could not have been better described. So I get EXAMM and AKC experience without leaving the comfort of a/c and on a lazy Sunday noon.
Thanks Sudev, your comment makes it worthwhile.

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It was me in the green Gypsy... You were a great help!

But the river crossing was the best experience!...
I think I crossed it when it was at the peak of its fury
Yes, you did it when it was really bad. The rain had just stopped, and water level was at the peak.

If I recall correctly, you cleared the first obstacle without any help, a very few managed that.

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Yes, you did it when it was really bad. The rain had just stopped, and water level was at the peak.

If I recall correctly, you cleared the first obstacle without any help, a very few managed that.
Yes It was me!
& this was thanks to Behrams instruction's! If you view the video that I have posted, you may get to see that...

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/4x4-ex...nquered-4.html (The Alfa Kilo Challenge Conquered!)

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Thumbs up Beautiful photo!

Excellent report and pics, Samurai


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...If I recall correctly, you cleared the first obstacle without any help, a very few managed that.

The above pic is amazing. That slush looks like hot chocolate : yummy !!!
I am curious to know the shutter speed that was used, and also if it was shot in single-shot or multiple-frames continuous shoot.
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Excellent report and pics, Samurai

The above pic is amazing. That slush looks like hot chocolate : yummy !!!
If you like dark chocolate, check these:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attach...t-p6264424.jpg
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attach...t-p6264427.jpg

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I am curious to know the shutter speed that was used, and also if it was shot in single-shot or multiple-frames continuous shoot.
No, it is a single shot in high shutter speed.
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If you like dark chocolate, check these:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attach...t-p6264424.jpg
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/attach...t-p6264427.jpg

No, it is a single shot in high shutter speed.
yummy chocolate again !!!

the first pic is perfect , the second one probably needed a higher shutter speed or maybe should have been clicked a fraction-of-a-second earlier...the water has already splashed away into very tiny droplets (watery chocolate ).

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Nice shot Samurai. keep it coming.
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Dear Sharath..

Dont have words to describe your write up and pics.. Just awesome..

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Dear all - yesterday I was cleaning my cupboard at home and found two very rare photographs of my CJ340 "Invader" MH01P2540, which I used in numerous Great Escapes. The desert is of Mandawa 2002, the water crossing is of North Goa. The crossing was done in high speed specifically to click this photograph, although I hated to do it as I do not like water crossing. I think this is the correct thread to post the photographs. Enjoy!

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Old 12th September 2010, 19:02   #103
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Dear DB Sir,

Is it the same vehicle design that was offered by M&M as "design your own jeep" Quad ? Two door hatch looks neat.
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Dear DB Sir,

Is it the same vehicle design that was offered by M&M as "design your own jeep" Quad ? Two door hatch looks neat.
AFAIK, this was a one off DC design hideous prototype.
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AFAIK, this was a one off DC design hideous prototype.

This is considering,we haven't seen either mfg company or private folks cover up their short chassis. How many 340s or 3Bs have you seen with hardtops? Except those seen on firestation jeeps and maybe on CJ3B webpage.

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