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Ask an Alaskan...

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by TAKoma907, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Jun 30, 2012 at 8:05 AM
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    YotaMan2007

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    what are the trails like near fairbanks. I'm about to be stationed there pretty soon and I'm trying to figure out what mods I'm gonna want to make it alittle more fun.
     
  2. Oct 25, 2012 at 12:04 AM
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    chipnoreo

    chipnoreo Ready for snow!

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    I am a Civil Engineer. From what I hear from my ME friends is there are jobs for MEs, but mostly in HVAC and the Oil Companies.

    As far as the commuting... Anchorage has "the valley" that is kinda suburbanish. I know people who live in Palmer or Wasilla to the North of Anchorage or Girdwood to the south and commute to work every day. Both about 40 miles from town.

    Hope that answers some questions :)


    And to answer another question about snow.... Worst I have seen it:

    [​IMG]

    That was actually in Canada... just North of Haines, AK though.
     
  3. Jan 8, 2013 at 1:23 PM
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    23dec2007

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    I am going to be stationed in Anchorage soon, i presently have at&t. Good coverage or switch to...?
     
  4. Jan 8, 2013 at 1:42 PM
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    Stick with AT&T. The only other national carrier up here is Verizon I believe. And I don't even know if they're open yet.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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    benbacher

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    They are not. You'll be fine with att
     
  6. Jan 8, 2013 at 7:51 PM
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    23dec2007

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    Thaks for the heads up.
     
  7. Jan 8, 2013 at 7:52 PM
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    Thanks.
     
  8. Jan 13, 2013 at 4:33 PM
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    Down past Delta, Fort Grealy, there is a hunting/off roading trail called coal mine road, i would recommend getting your footings there
     
  9. Mar 15, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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    Can you survive with a 2wd?
     
  10. Mar 15, 2013 at 3:14 PM
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    4WD is nice on a few days of the year. I've kept mine in 2 for most of the year. Get some good winter tires, throw some weight in the bed, and don't put the gas pedal through the floor and you should be good.
     
  11. Mar 17, 2013 at 6:12 AM
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    Thanks, what tires do you run?
     
  12. Mar 17, 2013 at 9:12 AM
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    I'm currently running studded Hakkapellitas.

    [​IMG]

    The only reason they've got studs is I got a hell of a deal from an Air Force guy who was transferring out of state. With 4WD, the locker and all the other toys the OR has, I'll likely be going with a studless tire when these wear out. We'll see when that time comes.
     
  13. Mar 17, 2013 at 9:18 AM
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  14. Sep 30, 2013 at 4:42 PM
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    got a ?
    is the tinting laws crazy there? i heard your front windows cant have tint.
     
  15. Sep 30, 2013 at 4:51 PM
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    Its so little allowed it makes it worthless to pay for, i run the same as the factory rears and have only been pulled over once in 3 years
     
  16. Sep 30, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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    did he give you a fine for it ben?
     
  17. Sep 30, 2013 at 9:59 PM
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    Most give you a fix it ticket. Remove the tint or pay the fine, my buddies was about 300$
     
  18. Sep 30, 2013 at 11:02 PM
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    Yup. Its a $300 fine. I just removed mine. Easy with the help of a clothes steamer :D. My tint was lretty dark and noticeable though
     
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  19. Sep 30, 2013 at 11:06 PM
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    no fine for me
     
  20. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:03 PM
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    ok thanks for the help
     
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