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New Member-Ahwatukee
« on: December 03, 2013, 05:55:41 PM »
Glad I found you guys! I was an avid hunter in my youth and always had a 4x4. A number of years ago I traded in my bow for a camera but that hasn't diminished my need for a four wheel drive vehicle. In 2010 bought a new Xterra Off-Road and it has served me well. It's still a stock Off-Road Xterra but I plan to make several modifications next year, starting with a ShrockWorks Rock Slider and then a ShrockWorks front bumper. I've never been much of a wrench turner so it will be great to have such a knowledgeable group as a resource.

I'm a Boeing 787 captain by profession but I live for my hobbies. Photography has been a passion for most of my life and recently I've become involved in using aerial drones (quad-copters) as a photography platform. I look forward to meeting everyone and can't wait for my first run!

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2013, 06:11:50 PM »
Welcome to the club!

Ive seen some amazing videos that were made with a quadrocopter and a GoPro. I've never used one, but they really are interesting platforms.

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2013, 06:34:23 PM »
Welcome! I'd love to see your photos.

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2013, 07:27:15 PM »
Welcome! Post up if you have any questions and feel free to message me as well.

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2013, 08:20:18 PM »
Welcome!!! Sounds like you are heading in the right direction with your mods. Ask if ya have any questions.
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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2013, 09:27:15 PM »
Welcome great to have you. Looking forward seeing you on run some time.
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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2013, 03:54:50 AM »
Welcome to the club.  The Shrockworks products are top-notch.  Just an FYI, there can be long lead times when buying from Shrock, as they produce their products in small batches.  Nevertheless, the wait is definitely worth it.  As you add weight (with bumpers, sliders, and skid plates), you'll want to consider suspension upgrades, as well.  For that, I recommend PRG Products.  They, too, can have long lead times, but their products are second to none.

Another great resource for second gen Xterra information is thenewx.org.  That site is a national Xterra forum, and has a wealth of information about your vehicle.
« Last Edit: December 04, 2013, 03:56:43 AM by AZ-Ted »
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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2013, 08:46:41 AM »
Welcome to the club! Make yourself at home here and feel free to ask if you have any questions. 
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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2013, 03:09:47 PM »
Thanks for the welcome! I'm glad to hear that others think highly of the ShrockWork products and appreciate the info regarding the long lead times. I'm planning to participate in the January CK run and look forward to meeting the gang.

Frank

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2013, 04:22:40 PM »
FYI there is talk about a group buy for Shrock products right now.

http://www.thenewx.org/forum/showthread.php?t=79738

Don't know how soon you wanna purchase but this will save you time(building wise) and money.

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2013, 05:23:45 PM »
On no.....I just ordered the stuff a few minutes before you posted!

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2013, 07:25:14 PM »
cancel and order though the group buy!
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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2013, 08:26:43 PM »
I'll just give Mark a call and ask him if he will adjust the balance to the group rate. When is the group order being placed?

Frank

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2013, 04:33:17 PM »
I'll just give Mark a call and ask him if he will adjust the balance to the group rate. When is the group order being placed?

Frank

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Re: New Member-Ahwatukee
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2013, 05:25:15 PM »
Hello neighbor! I'm in Tukee a lot. :)
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