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Date:         Tue, 13 Oct 2009 12:16:27 -0400
Reply-To:     John Meeks <vanagon@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         John Meeks <vanagon@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Your GoWesty do you like it?
In-Reply-To:  <12820815.37450.1255439832129.JavaMail.mcneely4@>
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So, how DO you damp campers like your GoWesty engine ;-) John Meeks '91 Multivan Northern Michigan

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On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 9:17 AM, Dave Mcneely <> wrote:

> I have never noticed that my camper smells like smoke after campfires, > even when the weather is wet. Partly that may be due to accommodation, > but I would think that if I have the fire, drive home, park the van for > a couple of days, it is rainy, and I open the door, if the smell was > there, I'd get it. Maybe I am just insensitive to that smell, but my > clothes do retain it, and when I wash them several days after the fire, > I can smell it on them as I put them in the washer. > > Dave Mc > > > > On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 7:56 PM, Rocket J Squirrel wrote: > > Arranging 8 kids and 2 dogs and a fire under/in a Shady Boy and a van >> musta took some doing. Did the van smell like smoke the rest of the >> year? >> >> -- >> Mike "Rocket J Squirrel" Elliott >> 84 Westfalia: Mellow Yellow ("The Electrical Banana") >> 74 Westrailia: (Ladybug Trailer company, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) >> Bend, OR >> KG6RCR >> >> >> >> On 10/12/2009 5:30 PM Peter T. Owsianowski wrote: >> >> Once in the Mannistee Nat'l Forest - 2nd day of two-tracking, it >>> began to >>> rain shorty after breakfast. 4 adults, 4 kids, 2 dogs. We sat under >>> the >>> Shadyboy in a soft rain (most of the day. Had a nice little fire >>> that kept >>> going in the rain, smoke going the other way. Had a nice Monopoly >>> game, >>> beers, lunch. Kids played cards in the bus, parents sat out under >>> the >>> awning. Have not been able to repeat that as our kids moved into the >>> teenage years, the rain made it really difficult to keep them >>> interested. >>> >>> Pete >>> '79 Westy "Aardvark" >>> '87 Westy "Joe's Van" >>> >>> >>> >>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 2:38 AM, Jake de Villiers >>> >>

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