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rodltg2
04-18-2007, 09:31 AM
made it to chicago erk! why is it do dang cold.?? fun town so far. went to a great pizza place and some drinkks on rush street...

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-18-2007, 09:53 AM
made it to chicago erk! why is it do dang cold.?? fun town so far. went to a great pizza place and some drinkks on rush street...
See Rod, Chicago is do dang cold because it is north of you. North generally means cold, dontchano!

erkoehler
04-18-2007, 10:06 AM
The water is 47 out here, I take it that means no skiing?

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-18-2007, 10:11 AM
The water is 47 out here, I take it that means no skiing?
my water is less than 32 given its fixed shape. I would take 47 happily at this time. I just want to get out and ski. the Boat is ready, the drysuit is ready, thre ski is ready and the UMP is ready. the water isnt ready. :(

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 10:24 AM
Any other plans?

rodltg2
04-18-2007, 10:38 AM
yep, way too cold for skiing. plans include work during day, party at night

sizzler
04-18-2007, 10:40 AM
North generally means cold, dontchano!

tell that to a man in New Zealand:D

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 10:46 AM
yep, way too cold for skiing. plans include work during day, party at night
Erk has a big corian shop near him, perhaps he could arrange a tour for you.8p

How long are you in for?

JimN
04-18-2007, 10:47 AM
"why is it do dang cold.??"

Global Warming. Pure and simple.

Was the pizza place called Giordano's?

Sodar
04-18-2007, 11:13 AM
Rod,

When you coming home? I think I am going to miss you by a few days... I leave to go back there on the 27th....

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 11:19 AM
Rod,

When you coming home? I think I am going to miss you by a few days... I leave to go back there on the 27th....
Strange, you guys live near one another (where it's supposedly always nice), and you want to meet here where its in the 50's...:confused:


Jim, I don't think there is a Giordanos on rush..

Sodar
04-18-2007, 11:21 AM
Strange, you guys live near one another (where it's supposedly always nice), and you want to meet here where its in the 50's...:confused:


Jim, I don't think there is a Giordanos on rush..

Well, Rod lives about 400 miles North of me, so it is still a stretch! Hey, WFT you gunna be in Chi-Town for a beer on Saturday night?

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 11:27 AM
Well, Rod lives about 400 miles North of me, so it is still a stretch! Hey, WFT you gunna be in Chi-Town for a beer on Saturday night?
This saturday......possibly.......Are you coming here too???

Sodar
04-18-2007, 11:29 AM
This saturday......possibly.......Are you coming here too???

Next Saturday, April 28th...

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 11:39 AM
Next Saturday, April 28th...
Ohh...perhaps. I'll see. Are you going to be all the way up in the fox lake area demo'in' 2008s.....:rolleyes:

I have no idea where you are, but in the not so distant future, I'll be in Vegas and on a separate adventure before or after San Diego.

Sodar
04-18-2007, 11:42 AM
Ohh...perhaps. I'll see. Are you going to be all the way up in the fox lake area demo'in' 2008s.....:rolleyes:

I have no idea where you are, but in the not so distant future, I'll be in Vegas and on a separate adventure before or after San Diego.

I will be in Fox Lake taking delivery on a 2007 SodarSki Edition PS 197!! WOO HOO!!!

Let me know when you will be in Vegas and San Diego... both are about 2 hours from me and if you are in Vegas on a weekend, it is very possible, I could be on Lake Mead!

milkmania
04-18-2007, 11:48 AM
I will be in Fox Lake taking delivery on a 2007 SodarSki Edition PS 197!! WOO HOO!!!

*snip


I'm going back to sit on my porch:(



congrats!;)

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 11:51 AM
I will be in Fox Lake taking delivery on a 2007 SodarSki Edition PS 197!! WOO HOO!!!
Oh:cool: , so you mean this beer we are meeting for is on your new boat....I think I can rearrange my schedule.:D You are coming in on the 27th or the 28th?

Sodar
04-18-2007, 11:52 AM
Oh:cool: , so you mean this beer we are meeting for is on your new boat....I think I can rearrange my schedule.:D You are coming in on the 27th or the 28th?

Taking the Red eye out on the 27th, arriving at 6am on the 28th...

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 11:55 AM
I'm going back to sit on my porch:(



congrats!;)
Milk, come on up the 26th, I hear Erks' giving demo rides on a new 197 all day. I remember hearing something about having to disconnect the hourmeter though....:rolleyes:

Sodar
04-18-2007, 11:57 AM
Milk, come on up the 26th, I hear Erks' giving demo rides on a new 197 all day. I remember hearing something about having to disconnect the hourmeter though....:rolleyes:

Yeah, remember, I want you guys to break it in, so I can ski it when I get there!! You just need to sign that waiver!!

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 11:58 AM
Taking the Red eye out on the 27th, arriving at 6am on the 28th...
I'll get in touch with Erk and find out what the plan is.

Sodar
04-18-2007, 12:15 PM
I'll get in touch with Erk and find out what the plan is.

Sounds good! Maybe we can get Erk to have A beer with us!?!? :rolleyes: :confused: ;)

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 02:00 PM
Sounds good! Maybe we can get Erk to have A beer with us!?!? :rolleyes: :confused: ;)
I heard he's into Jager now.....

erkoehler
04-18-2007, 02:07 PM
Sounds good! Maybe we can get Erk to have A beer with us!?!? :rolleyes: :confused: ;)


doubtful........

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 02:11 PM
doubtful........
What's up with that....?

Sodar
04-18-2007, 02:12 PM
doubtful........

Erk, you really do have a deep hatred for me huh?

pram
04-18-2007, 02:13 PM
my water is less than 32 given its fixed shape. I would take 47 happily at this time. I just want to get out and ski. the Boat is ready, the drysuit is ready, thre ski is ready and the UMP is ready. the water isnt ready. :(


UMP you still got frozen water there:confused:

cbryan70
04-18-2007, 02:14 PM
Well didnt you buy your boat from him? You should have put that in the buying arrangment that he must take you out for a beer after the pickup. Make up another one of those extensive contracts just for this event

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 02:18 PM
Erk, you really do have a deep hatred for me huh?
I'd guess at least one of us......:rolleyes:

Sodar
04-18-2007, 02:52 PM
I'd guess at least one of us......

I feel so hurt!! He give one word answers... I am thinking he should be nominated for "Grump of the Month"?!!??!! :confused: :mad: ;) :D

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 03:20 PM
I feel so hurt!! He give one word answers... I am thinking he should be nominated for "Grump of the Month"?!!??!!
Maybe if I buy the first round and you buy the rest.....That might help....:rolleyes:

Sodar
04-18-2007, 03:24 PM
Maybe if I buy the first round and you buy the rest.....That might help....:rolleyes:

Hey, that is fine by me! I am worried that anything over 3 rounds will cause me to go into debt, especially after writing the check out for the new boat... OUCH, my wrist still hurts!! Good news is that I do not have to lug around that thick wallet anymore!!:)

milkmania
04-18-2007, 06:59 PM
Hey, that is fine by me! I am worried that anything over 3 rounds will cause me to go into debt, especially after writing the check out for the new boat... OUCH, my wrist still hurts!! Good news is that I do not have to lug around that thick wallet anymore!!:)

and in 30 days, you'll get the pleasure of registering it:rolleyes:

Sodar
04-18-2007, 07:01 PM
and in 30 days, you'll get the pleasure of registering it:rolleyes:

8.5% here I come!! :mad: :mad: :mad:

milkmania
04-18-2007, 07:02 PM
8.5% here I come!! :mad: :mad: :mad:
I may have missed it, but what are the plans on getting it home?
renting a truck?
having it shipped?

erkoehler
04-18-2007, 07:06 PM
shipping it :)

rodltg2
04-18-2007, 07:13 PM
so whats there to do around here.... wheres the action... rucsh street was cool, what else???

Sodar
04-18-2007, 07:14 PM
shipping it :)

Erk gave ya the short story, but the long end of it is this! Erk and I have both gone through about 800 scenarios. A fellow TT Member, whom is a trucking/shipping broker, offered to find the new boat a ride home to California on a flatbed semi, so that is the plan now.

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-18-2007, 07:49 PM
Then, a fellow TT Member, whom is a trucking/shipping broker, offered to find the new boat a ride home to California on a flatbed semi, so that is the plan now.
His name isnt "Bandit" or "Snowman" is it???;) :D

Truckin' MC's west of Texas, now thats boot leggin!;)

OH YEA! haulin MC's Smokey Style!!!!! I love it!

Sodar
04-18-2007, 08:15 PM
His name isnt "Bandit" or "Snowman" is it???;) :D

Truckin' MC's west of Texas, now thats boot leggin!;)

OH YEA! haulin MC's Smokey Style!!!!! I love it!

"Snowman... Ya got yer ears on?!?" :D

"It ain't never been done before, hot stuff!!"

I will get some pics of an MC ridin' "Smokey Style"!!!

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-18-2007, 08:40 PM
"Snowman... Ya got yer ears on?!?" :D

"It ain't never been done before, hot stuff!!"

I will get some pics of an MC ridin' "Smokey Style"!!!
Be sure to send the bill for it to Big Enos Burdette!:D

Who's running blocker for ya??

Monte
04-18-2007, 08:59 PM
Is that the two fellas over there? the ones wearing the matching suits........ one extra fat the other extra short??????????

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-18-2007, 09:11 PM
Is that the two fellas over there? the ones wearing the matching suits........ one extra fat the other extra short??????????
Bandit, me and my son are here.

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 10:28 PM
so whats there to do around here.... wheres the action... rucsh street was cool, what else???
Navy Pier:confused: ...... What kind of stuff are looking for...Drinkin' at every corner, ladies at every other, and places to eat between them....
Magnificent Mile, Millenium park...I have no clue what you are into.
Sears tower observatory, Hancock observatory, Signature room at the 95th in the hancock if you want to drop a few hundred $ on a plate of food.

Monte
04-18-2007, 10:32 PM
Bandit, me and my son are here.

You and the lady?

milkmania
04-18-2007, 10:49 PM
Navy Pier:confused: ......

a buddy and I went there one year....
you'd be amazed how many women lifted their shirts for my camera:D

Workin' 4 Toys
04-18-2007, 10:57 PM
a buddy and I went there one year....
you'd be amazed how many women lifted their shirts for my camera:D
I doubt I'd be amazed there....;) However, if Rod was here when it was in the 70s or above, he might be amazed. Just having a camera handy is a good thing. Even if it does't work..:D

Ric
04-19-2007, 09:31 AM
Erk gave ya the short story, but the long end of it is this! Erk and I have both gone through about 800 scenarios. A fellow TT Member, whom is a trucking/shipping broker, offered to find the new boat a ride home to California on a flatbed semi, so that is the plan now. I can just see cameron's shiny new boat tied down ever so meticulously on a flatbed semi loaded right next to a giant rusty pump housing... or muddy buldozer, or oily turbine rotor, or stack of shoring equipment......... for that long haul back to cali

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 09:47 AM
thanks Ric.....now we will be discussing more ahipping options!

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-19-2007, 09:49 AM
You and the lady?
"you know, I believe your just a little bit scared."

Ric
04-19-2007, 09:50 AM
thanks Ric.....now we will be discussing more ahipping options! hahahahhahaahh do we have a high maintenance buyer here erk?

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 10:17 AM
we have been in negotiations since last may!

Ric
04-19-2007, 10:38 AM
we have been in negotiations since last may! sounds like you will get some coffee soon. Belieeeeeve me I have deals in the works that are 3 or 4 years old. Not proud of it, but not letting go of them either:D. ya know , I am no jrandol.

Sodar
04-19-2007, 10:47 AM
we have been in negotiations since last may!

NOT THAT LONG ERK!!!

It has only been since October!!! :mad:

Am I high maintenance? HeII Yes I am!! :D 8p Sorry Eric!! :)

Ric
04-19-2007, 10:50 AM
NOT THAT LONG ERK!!!

It has only been since October!!! :mad:

Am I high maintenance? HeII Yes I am!! :D 8p Sorry Eric!! :) tell him the deal is off.....

Sodar
04-19-2007, 10:56 AM
tell him the deal is off.....

I told him that about 3 times.... he kept coming back for more punishment!! The guy loves pain, what can I say!! 8p The good news is that I was able to squeeze water out of a rock and Eric really did treat me well! :D

Ric
04-19-2007, 10:59 AM
I told him that about 3 times.... he kept coming back for more punishment!! The guy loves pain, what can I say!! 8p The good news is that I was able to squeeze water out of a rock and Eric really did treat me well! :D ok, just dont take anychit off erk, he is still a salesman;)

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-19-2007, 11:00 AM
I told him that about 3 times.... he kept coming back for more punishment!! DErk keeps asking me about buying a boat. NO chance. He is going to turn blue in the face talking if he wants me to buy. I will compliment him on his perseverance, he is good at following a customer. However, he is barking up the wrong tree with me, unless I win the lotto. My boat aint goin anywhere!

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 11:08 AM
UMP.....NEVER SAY NEVER!



I seem to have a gift of finding over paying buyers.....

Sodar
04-19-2007, 11:15 AM
UMP.....NEVER SAY NEVER!

No Kidding!! One year ago, I refurbished my trailer, bought a tow cover and had the entire boat gone through, thinking I would own it for a least another 5 years... Sold it 10 months later!!! :(

Sodar
04-19-2007, 11:18 AM
ok, just dont take anychit off erk, he is still a salesman;)

Oh I won't!! Eric is going to be real accomodating... I can already feel it!! I have faith that my tank is topped off, the boat has docklines, the trailer has Chi MC boat guides and some nice vinyl MC stickers are made for boat and tow vehicle!!!!

Ric
04-19-2007, 11:18 AM
UMP.....NEVER SAY NEVER!



I seem to have a gift of finding over paying buyers..... you'll have to find one of those over paying buyers for umps boat first. (just in case you didn't read between the lines for his buying signs there erk)


is cameron an overpayer?

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 11:30 AM
Cameron, hardly.........I thought we were donating the boat :)

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 11:35 AM
Oh I won't!! Eric is going to be real accomodating... I can already feel it!! I have faith that my tank is topped off, the boat has docklines, the trailer has Chi MC boat guides and some nice vinyl MC stickers are made for boat and tow vehicle!!!!


stickers......ok
gas.......ok
guide pole covers......ok

Now, what is this dockline business?

Sodar
04-19-2007, 11:35 AM
Cameron, hardly.........I thought we were donating the boat :)

Thats the right attitude Eric!! Donate it to me!! I LIKE IT!!! :D

Sodar
04-19-2007, 11:38 AM
stickers......ok
gas.......ok
guide pole covers......ok

Now, what is this dockline business?

I am just giving you trouble on the docklines...

I am going to PURCHASE black docklines and black fender covers... so if ya need to order them, we need to talk!

6ballsisall
04-19-2007, 11:43 AM
Oh I won't!! Eric is going to be real accomodating... I can already feel it!! I have faith that my tank is topped off, the boat has docklines, the trailer has Chi MC boat guides and some nice vinyl MC stickers are made for boat and tow vehicle!!!!

Cameron, don't forget to have him throw in a case of frozen chicken. If he doesn't, you overpaid for the boat!

Bummer on the timing, I'll be in Chi-town all next week, looks like I'll just miss your visit.

Sodar
04-19-2007, 11:49 AM
Cameron, don't forget to have him throw in a case of frozen chicken. If he doesn't, you overpaid for the boat!

Bummer on the timing, I'll be in Chi-town all next week, looks like I'll just miss your visit.

Frozen Chicken.... 10-4!!!

When you leaving Chi-Town? I am going to be there the 28th and 29th?

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 11:51 AM
Cameron, don't forget to have him throw in a case of frozen chicken. If he doesn't, you overpaid for the boat!

Bummer on the timing, I'll be in Chi-town all next week, looks like I'll just miss your visit.

ski?

I got a new demo boat!

Sodar
04-19-2007, 11:56 AM
ski?

I got a new demo boat!

I hope you are talking about Footin's 197!!! :rolleyes:

rodltg2
04-19-2007, 12:49 PM
should i change the name of this thread th chicago mc boat sales??

this town is fun, lots of fun pubs, restaurants etc...

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 01:01 PM
Rod u should drive up to fox lake.

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-19-2007, 01:51 PM
Cameron, don't forget to have him throw in a case of frozen chicken. If he doesn't, you overpaid for the boat!

Bummer on the timing, I'll be in Chi-town all next week, looks like I'll just miss your visit.
Yea Sodar, PLEASE dont forget that chicken! Your paying all that money, you should at least get the perks that are coming to you. FROZEN CHICKEN!!

Sodar
04-19-2007, 01:53 PM
Yea Sodar, PLEASE dont forget that chicken! Your paying all that money, you should at least get the perks that are coming to you. FROZEN CHICKEN!!

I am not up to speed on this FROZEN CHICKEN. Would someone enlighten me!?!?

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-19-2007, 01:54 PM
UMP.....NEVER SAY NEVER!



I seem to have a gift of finding over paying buyers.....
I understand and respect that. but my boat is perfect for my needs and anything newer is not in my budget. Plus, that era of MC is kinda special to me. Its during my teen years when my friends and I skied alot and MOST desired to own a mastercraft. Kinda like a living a dream I guess. That 1991 I own has a special place in my heart, and my pocketbook :D :D

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-19-2007, 01:56 PM
I am not up to speed on this FROZEN CHICKEN. Would someone enlighten me!?!?
Well Sodar, Mr. Erkle told us last year at MM2 that he would raid his parents fridge and bring some frozen chicken to MM2 for us to eat. Well the boy never delivered! :rolleyes: So we are making dayum sure he makes good on his promise of hauling chicken down and providing it at MM3. :D and Randol heard he was including frozen chicken with every bote sale!;)

Sodar
04-19-2007, 02:03 PM
Well Sodar, Mr. Erkle told us last year at MM2 that he would raid his parents fridge and bring some frozen chicken to MM2 for us to eat. Well the boy never delivered! :rolleyes: So we are making dayum sure he makes good on his promise of hauling chicken down and providing it at MM3. :D and Randol heard he was including frozen chicken with every bote sale!;)

That is funny!! Maybe I will drop a bag off with him, to bring to you boys at MM3!! Just to make sure you guys do not starve!!! :D

Workin' 4 Toys
04-19-2007, 10:16 PM
should i change the name of this thread th chicago mc boat sales??

this town is fun, lots of fun pubs, restaurants etc...
I guess thats all there is to talk about when its 50 degrees out.....:rolleyes:

erkoehler
04-19-2007, 10:36 PM
I guess thats all there is to talk about when its 50 degrees out.....:rolleyes:

I thought it was pretty nice out today....and this weekend is going to be awesome!

Tim, Cameron's boat is going to be in tomorrow at 8am....want to go for a ride?

Sodar
04-20-2007, 11:13 AM
I thought it was pretty nice out today....and this weekend is going to be awesome!

Tim, Cameron's boat is going to be in tomorrow at 8am....want to go for a ride?

Tomorrow is today!!!

erkoehler
04-20-2007, 11:16 AM
Tomorrow is today!!!


Should I start a thread w/ some more pics? :)

rodltg2
04-21-2007, 01:40 PM
it was nicer in chicago yesterday than it is here... came home to rain and wind :mad:

erkoehler
04-21-2007, 05:28 PM
80 Today......we Ski'n!

rodltg2
04-21-2007, 07:04 PM
i saw ron jeremy on division street..

Upper Michigan Prostar190
04-21-2007, 09:37 PM
i saw ron jeremy on division street..
Ron Jeremy Rules!:headbang:

Leroy
04-21-2007, 10:21 PM
I was in San Jose last week and pretty cold and rained the last day.

Day in, day out I'll trade you anytime!

it was nicer in chicago yesterday than it is here... came home to rain and wind :mad:

Workin' 4 Toys
04-24-2007, 09:00 PM
Cameron's boat is going to be in tomorrow at 8am....want to go for a ride?
Sorry I missed it......:o

milkmania
04-24-2007, 09:23 PM
Ron Jeremy Rules!:headbang:



I'll never forget when that little cicilian (Bob) told Ron it was time to go.....
it was priceless


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