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Old 09-13-2009, 03:12 PM   #1
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Re: It's official........

WOOHOO!!!

Good luck smitty!
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Old 09-13-2009, 05:28 PM   #2
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That's good news Smitty! Good luck in your search for a bus. I know for certain you will find a good bus at a very decent price if you take your time and look around a bit.
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Old 09-13-2009, 08:52 PM   #3
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hahahahahahaha now you can feel the pain like the rest of us you shouda just got a bass boat instead good luck buddy.....timbuk
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Old 09-13-2009, 10:21 PM   #4
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I'm hoping to someday be towing my bass boat with my bus!
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Old 09-13-2009, 10:21 PM   #5
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Now you just be sure to buy the FIRST one that comes along, um-kay!!?
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:32 PM   #6
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Re: It's official........

Way to go Smitty!!! I wish you the very best of luck in your quest. And, I am absolutely certain after hearing your level of expertise and "good old common sense" which you have expressed time and time again here on this forum, that you will come up with both a vehicle and conversion plan to be very proud of. (No, I am not being sarcastic, I have read your excellent advice to people on here... and even agree with some of it. )
At any rate, GOOD LUCK!!!

As an aside, are you perhaps a fan of J. S. Mosby? I was just wondering with the picture of the boat, not many people remember where that came from.

Thanks, and have a great day.
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:43 PM   #7
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Congratulations Smitty!
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:39 PM   #8
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Way to go, Smitty!

Let us know when baby comes home, and, of course, upload the mandatory pictures!

Congratulations!
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Old 09-14-2009, 09:28 PM   #9
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It's about time! I'm very glad it's working out.

Besides pix, why don't you update your info under the avatar? You know, engine, transmission, and other info that skoolies dig.
Or are you learning from vanguy, and to avoid a jinx waiting until it's actually in your hands and still running?
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Old 09-14-2009, 11:16 PM   #10
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Re: It's official........

well Mr Smith,you will need some duct tape,some beer, and some more beer to begin the job.SO its a cornbinder,Eh?Im hoisting one right now for you it has corn and barley and hops in it! Can we name your bus? Will it have the Koolaid dude on it?Im bettin Ken Kessey is rolling around right now! RIGHT ON SMITTY! Looking forward to see the transformation,take it easy on those beaten bones my friend.Oh the hell with it,GO HARD! timbuk
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