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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby ShineonCrazyDiamond » Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:02 am

ga flatwoods wrote:Can we blow some shit up with explosives? Always a hit at my parties!


I figure we're all planning on pointing at the Georgia feller anyways, should anyone ask what the hell all of us are doing out on that mountain and where all that liquor came from. Go on and blow some shit up :thumbup: I'll hold your beer! :ebiggrin:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby HDNB » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:02 am

ShineonCrazyDiamond wrote:
ga flatwoods wrote:Can we blow some shit up with explosives? Always a hit at my parties!


I figure we're all planning on pointing at the Georgia feller anyways, should anyone ask what the hell all of us are doing out on that mountain and where all that liquor came from. Go on and blow some shit up :thumbup: I'll hold your beer! :ebiggrin:


Turn on an outta state guy like that, hate to see what would happen to a foreigner. i'm out.

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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby ShineonCrazyDiamond » Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:12 pm

Well, to address Butch's question, I am with MCH and Loki. I like the rig with the short charger and purple freak :thumbup: . Black shirt :clap:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Bigbob » Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:04 pm

Howdy boys! Just checking in.....explosives? I hope to be there! :thumbup:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby varocketry » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:26 pm

Sorry, I flat out missed that.

Didn't mean to anybody's dander up.

I'll put up the T-SHirt ordering site using the Green truck design as it appears to be leading the pack.

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Image shrinks a little when it's rotated ......

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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby barreldawg » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:54 pm

Will these shirts be available to anyone or must you attend?
Do they raise money for HD?
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby varocketry » Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:11 am

@Barreldawg:
The shirts are open to all interested parties. A number were ordered last year by folks who couldn't attend.

We generally keep the cost as low as possible to cover art & vendor costs. We could tack on$5 for a donation to HD or HDA if you'd support that.

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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby thecroweater » Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:24 am

none of my business I guess but I reckon do them for cost, folks want to donate to the forum there are easy to follow instructions for that :thumbup:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Truckinbutch » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:26 pm

thecroweater wrote:none of my business I guess but I reckon do them for cost, folks want to donate to the forum there are easy to follow instructions for that :thumbup:

I kinda like that way of going .
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby varocketry » Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:29 am

Had the artist guy change some colors around to offer youse another idea to chew on, maybe spice it up a bit ...

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I'll get him to enlarge the banner a bit, it's sorta lost there.


@ShineOn - Yeah, I guess I do look at it differently as I'd like to learn and grow in this hobby. I haven't had the chance over 51 other weekends even though I've asked plenty of times. I guess it's just as well the dates shifted to September as I have a PPG training class in Corpus Christi that overlaps.
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby OtisT » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:40 am

Moving the blower off of the cab is a big improvement, IMHO. ;-)
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby ShineonCrazyDiamond » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:15 am

varocketry wrote:
@ShineOn - Yeah, I guess I do look at it differently as I'd like to learn and grow in this hobby. I haven't had the chance over 51 other weekends even though I've asked plenty of times. I guess it's just as well the dates shifted to September as I have a PPG training class in Corpus Christi that overlaps.


I get it. It would be awesome. Totally awesome. The temptation to do so is very inviting, especially because it feels so comforting to be in the presence of other stillers. We almost forget how illegal it is when it feels so natural. My post, although direct, was with the best intentions of the group as a whole, including you. We all have families to return to and take care of. Just the act of getting together to drink around a bench can raise enough eye brows, but to publicly promise an active felony is surely inviting trouble. Perhaps from your seat it is a little like witch hunt paranoia, but I'd rather take calculated risk in my life. Risk- reward for showing up and drinking whiskey is within my wheelhouse. A bunch of us getting together with paraphernalia on site is not. Until it's legal, it's just not worth it. We should enjoy what we can until then. A couple drinks, few laughs, and our knowledgable experience.

I sure hope hearing it straight isn't why you arent gonna make it- I believe friends should be honest and appreciate that honesty. I enjoyed your contributions to the event last year, and you'll be missed if you don't make it this year. I will keep hoping your other plans work out so that you can join a few 'ol backwooders on the mountain top.

Edit* To add, I like the new vibrant look of the truck. Bet it will pop on that black shirt :thumbup:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby varocketry » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:17 pm

Here's the latest iteration .....

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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Truckinbutch » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:28 pm

:thumbup: You keep outdoing yourself . I'm good with what the rest vote for . And , I so appreciate your efforts on behalf of the group .
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Tater » Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:23 am

Any and all selling on HD is done in classified. viewtopic.php?f=8&p=7479773#p7479773
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Truckinbutch » Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:23 pm

Tater wrote:Any and all selling on HD is done in classified. viewtopic.php?f=8&p=7479773#p7479773

I have privately apologized to Tater and will do so publicly as well .
Varocketry was doing a fine job of handling the Tee Shirt aspect of the party and I never gave this a thought .
I didn't consider it a commercial venture . Simply a nonprofit act of bonding to commemorate a gathering of the group .
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby varocketry » Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:39 pm

Ditto ...
I have privately apologized to Tater and will do so publicly as well .
Varocketry was doing a fine job of handling the Tee Shirt aspect of the party and I never gave this a thought .
I didn't consider it a commercial venture . Simply a nonprofit act of bonding to commemorate a gathering of the group .


Never came up before in previous efforts, not an excuse, just tryin' to help out . My apologies, T. Won't happen again.
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Blarney Stoned » Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:37 pm

Tater wrote:Any and all selling on HD is done in classified. viewtopic.php?f=8&p=7479773#p7479773


Selling ??? Haven't come across that. Just the mention of Tee shirt availability at a party.

Va mentioned a possible donation to HD. Gift horse, gift horse ,......
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Tater » Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:21 am

Blarney Stoned wrote:
Tater wrote:Any and all selling on HD is done in classified. viewtopic.php?f=8&p=7479773#p7479773


Selling ??? Haven't come across that. Just the mention of Tee shirt availability at a party.

Va mentioned a possible donation to HD. Gift horse, gift horse ,......
Might try reading the link in the quote of mine ya posted :mrgreen:Where I moved post to classified. Now lets this get back on topic .
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Truckinbutch » Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:28 pm

Truckinbutch wrote:Flatwoods gave me hell this week because he had to read the whole thread to find the party dates .
So , to accommodate the elderly and infirm I will post again :
September 8 to 11 , 2017 .
I'll bump this from time to time over the coming months because he will probably forget .

Bump . ROLL CALL ! Tee shirt info is posted in classifieds for those that want one whether you attend or not .
I've got to clean out my In Box in the next day or two and then this thread is going mostly dark . Comms will be via PM .
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby ga flatwoods » Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:24 pm

I've got to clean out my In Box in the next day or two and then this thread is going mostly dark . 

Truckinbutch, that would come as no surprise. You been shady for..... well, lets say a long time. Three whoops of a soggy bottom crane followed by a screech owl and you'll know its me!
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby DSM Loki » Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:37 pm

Roll call? You know I'll be there.
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby ShineonCrazyDiamond » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:11 am

Proofing down my Truckin' booze in 2 weeks. Then a month to rest until I start playing John Denver :thumbup: See ya in the mountains :!:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby BayouShine » Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:32 am

You can count me and the missus in.
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby Bigbob » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:28 pm

Unfortunately, something has come up and it doesn't look like I can make it. :( I'm hoping things change, but as of now.... sorry can't make it. :econfused: :x
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby MichiganCornhusker » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:33 pm

Save a seat for me on the bench. :wave:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby ShineonCrazyDiamond » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:19 am

Bigbob wrote:Unfortunately, something has come up and it doesn't look like I can make it. :( I'm hoping things change, but as of now.... sorry can't make it. :econfused: :x

What about our flag football game. :( . I was going to let you pick me :shock:

High hopes you can still make it Bob. :thumbup:
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby DSM Loki » Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:43 am

Haven't checked in lately as I've been beyond swamped with work, but I'll be there for sure. Planning to proof down some UJ this weekend I've had on oak since I got back from the truckorama last year.
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby raketemensch » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:42 pm

RandyMarshCT wrote:Count me in Butch, and I feel confident rager will come with me if he is free.


Are you still in CT? I really want to make it down this year.
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Re: S3/17 Truckorama

Postby ShineonCrazyDiamond » Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:52 pm

Wake up and rage, bitches! 4 weeks out, and y'all some quiet m'fers. Gonna make the Georgia feller think we standing his ass up!

Anyone get their shirt yet?

Anyways, y'all better get ready. There's arts and crafts this year! Don't make me bust out Kumbaya!
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