Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

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Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Dirtydog » Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:16 pm

Anyone else going to this event?

Ill be heading up with my Terrano, and keen to meet some people off here.

looks like a very mild track with a couple of water crossings, mate has made it in a stock terrano no problems a couple of times, so sounds like more of a heritage trip than a 4wd trip.

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Hamz » Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:22 pm

7-8 crossings each way if memory serves. i think one optional

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Dirtydog » Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:49 pm

nothing too hard then?

think ill be allright, at least 5 inches higher than stock terrano, so wont need to worry about snorkel or anything extravagant?

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby IcedJohnno » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:37 pm

I have only walked in and out of there.
Some of those crossings can be quite deep with holes, and can be swift.

I wouldn't be driving in there, if it rains, without a snorkel.

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby bob_or_jim » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:14 am

Easy trip and can be done in 2wd in good conditions, however if it has been wet then the rivers can be a little swift and high enough for a snorkel. Just stick to the formed tracks and you will be sweet.

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby NJV6 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:14 am

This event has already been postponed once due to river levels and they were not that high, this particular miners trip is for shinys so any 4wd with low box will do.

Have you got your terreno rego and WOF for this trip?
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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Dirtydog » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:38 pm

does it need to be?

going to drive it up on a trailer to arrow town, as ive got to take some other things up anyway.

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Big » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:02 pm

NJV6 wrote:Have you got your terreno rego and WOF for this trip?

bah.. i take my truck up there all the time.. :mrgreen: just need to pick the right time to go.. :wink:
Doing motatapu this weekend.. :lol: and I'll be up that way so can give a heads up if ya like.. but being soo hot the river levels are say maginal :lol: :lol: for getting ya ankles wet.. :wink: :mrgreen:

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Dirtydog » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:08 pm

awesome stuff, sounds good.

can always "tow" it behind a mates truck, cant get fined for that, and i dont see a car shase on the macetown track from a cop.

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby NJV6 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:10 pm

What do you think....

Yes! This is an event organised by the department of conservation on a public road!

Many other weekends you could get away with it but to take an un wof, un certified, un reg, un tested truck away in these circumstances would be a little silly would it not....?
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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby NJV6 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:18 pm

Big wrote:
NJV6 wrote:Have you got your terreno rego and WOF for this trip?

bah.. i take my truck up there all the time.. :mrgreen: just need to pick the right time to go.. :wink:


Bah to you too :lol:

Slightly different circumstances there man....!

It'd just be a shame for the dirtydog to get his terreno all the way up there to be turned back
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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Dirtydog » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:19 pm

NJV6 wrote:
Big wrote:
NJV6 wrote:Have you got your terreno rego and WOF for this trip?

bah.. i take my truck up there all the time.. :mrgreen: just need to pick the right time to go.. :wink:


Bah to you too :lol:

Slightly different circumstances there man....!

It'd just be a shame for the dirtydog to get his terreno all the way up there to be turned back


yea that would suck, but either way ill be going in a terrano lol... even if it is a stock v6 one...

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Re: Macetown Miners camp Trip 16th-17th March

Postby Dirtydog » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:24 pm

or failing that ill take the bighorn, keep forgetting i have that here....

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