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AstraX on June 16, 2016, 01:58:20 AM
Hey Everyone,

As part of the back country trail rehab program we need to get our hands on about 28 rig access mats.  They will be purchased by the various clubs so we can keep a section of the winter trails loops open for us.  If you know of anywhere that sells used for cheaper than the $500 I have been quoted for new ones we would be very interested.

We will also need to figure out a way to transport them to site.  If you have any ideas let me know.


w squared on June 16, 2016, 08:54:20 AM
Be careful acquiring used matting unless you look at it first - if it's been used to provide access for tracked vehicles, some of it may be chewed up pretty badly, which may result in some flat tires when folks get close to the edges.

On the plus side, this is a good time to be shopping for any sort of purchase from the oilfield....not a lot of drilling rigs running right now.

I followed a rainbow out to a garage and found a leprichaun. The rainbow ended in a potted cactus on his porch, but there was no gold :(

morerpmfred on June 17, 2016, 09:58:09 AM
Over on offriad brigade there is a sugestion of using the rubber eco rig access mats. Cheaper to ship. Etc.

AstraX on June 18, 2016, 12:25:27 AM
I'm open to anything that will save us money.  We just need to have it approved by the back country guys.

AstraX on June 21, 2016, 03:40:31 PM
Those mats are $950 each.  Neat option but a bit expensive.

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specialk on June 22, 2016, 07:50:02 PM
I will weave you mats for 949... just saying.   Rainbows included.
04 TJ Rubi

WhiteOut on June 24, 2016, 04:32:37 PM
You guys have a way to transport them? We probably have some good ones sitting in out yard in Fort Mac, not sure what they'd sell them for though.

AstraX on June 28, 2016, 01:58:31 AM
Transport would likely be a hired trucking company.  Might be a bit expensive coming from Fort Mac.

WillJeep on June 29, 2016, 01:03:35 PM
Here is a lot on the highway in Bowden that sells rig matts

A lot of trucks are empty on the back haul out of Fort Mac.
There should be wiggle room to at least cover fule cost
05 TJ Rubicon