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Originally Posted by HughdeMann
I like it.


Me too....Go for it!


Starting today, customers will be requred to unload the semis at the back of Wal-Mart, in addition to their self-checkout duties.
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I feel it will be a Three State Mountain Bimble when I arrive! laughing


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Originally Posted by Kev.
I feel it will be a Three State Mountain Bimble when I arrive! laughing


Could be bad ... you know how it is with these guys.

They'll all be in full leathers, with bikes tuned right to the edge. The whole group will take off and disappear into the distance, engines revving to the limit. All you'll see will be the marks on the road from footpegs and sidestands scraping and throwing sparks.

When you catch up at the first gas stop, they'll be finishing up their hot dog and Coke and halfway through their second cigarette, getting ready to pull their helmets back on, and you'll hear a cheery chorus of "Something wrong with your bike?" "What took you so long?" "Let's have a look at his chicken strips ... man, they're two inches wide!" and off they'll go, as you frantically try to pump some gas and get back on the road.

It's terrible. I don't know what to do with them, been like this since 2000 .....

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At least for the 2010 ride it was split into two groups, fast & not so fast.


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I am not a fast rider...I am not a slow rider....I must be a half fast rider facepalm


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We start early in the week and by the Saturday ride, we,are ready to slow down.

But we also bimble during the week


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And none of us wear leather anymore. We're more into Klim


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Some fond memories if I can get it to work?

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Lotsa people there that year. But I think I missed it. Or managed to avoid the camera


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Wow, some of you were old even back then.


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Well if for no other reason than at least we’ll have something to send back with our UK brothers in crime……I placed the order for the 25th Anniversary pins.

See ya next May!!!!!


Gordon

PS……I got them from the exact same person I did 25 years ago……you gota like that.

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One thing i am thinking of is a trip to wheels through time in maggie valley. It is a 250 mile round trip and wondering if we should do it on Thursday or Friday. I would prefer Thursday but this will depend on when the ones from across the pond arrive and IF they want to go but IMHO if you are this close it is a must see like the barbour museum. On another note i am going to look into getting the BB Q from the place we went for the 10th year again i feel it is a little better Q .


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you don't get that house finished, your wife is going to throw all of us out!


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Well how a few of you guys come out and we will have a WORK party 🎉


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Originally Posted by bill50cal
Well how a few of you guys come out and we will have a WORK party 🎉


Are you sure you would want the likes of US working on your house?


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Sometimes you just have to take what you can get laughing


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Are you dried in yet?

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Met with the contractor today thats been helping me on this. He says he will be back on July 5 so we can get this thing totally dryed in but it winn still take a bit of time. We are thinking him snd crew working 6 AM to 10 am than he hoes to another job he had here. This way we are not fighting the heat while working on the dome.


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Also got a bid on the AC these people are nuts with there price’s. Want to sell you a top of the line BIG bucks unit.


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Originally Posted by bill50cal
Also got a bid on the AC these people are nuts with there price’s. Want to sell you a top of the line BIG bucks unit.

I wouldn’t be surprised if you’re looking at 10 grand + quotes.

I just had my 43+ year old system replaced……very little duct work and the “friend” discount and it still cost 7 grand.

It’s only money and if for nothing else the humidity at your place is over the top some mornings.

Bad thing is…….this new system I just got won’t last as long as the old one.

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Originally Posted by bill50cal
Also got a bid on the AC these people are nuts with there price’s. Want to sell you a top of the line BIG bucks unit.

I had to go through about 3 vendors when I was building my house to find an HVAC guy that would work with me.

We had an unusual job (which I'm sure yours is too) where we could not just run ductwork anywhere we wanted to .... it had to be routed in the tops of cabinets and closets and above a dropped ceiling. The first 3 vendors were like "Naw, naw, son, we're going to have run the ducts HERE and HERE and over THERE ...." and I had to tell them to walk away and I'd find another guy. Finally did .... but even so, you're looking at $7500 per heat pump at least .....

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we got new Rheems brand heatpump last year in our log home with new ductwork under floor it was $11,000 i guess you could say i was Rheemed out....


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Well i hate to say it BUT you guys are light. The quote was a 2 ton 21 seer york high efficiency heat pump and duct work. How does $22.000 sound?? No this is not a miss print


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Originally Posted by bill50cal
Well i hate to say it BUT you guys are light. The quote was a 2 ton 21 seer york high efficiency heat pump and duct work. How does $22.000 sound?? No this is not a miss print


Nope……..they didn’t want to do it. But if you would have said yes that price would have made it worthwhile.

Keep looking there’s someone out there who is reasonable.

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