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Sodar
01-31-2009, 01:49 PM
My girlfriend had this custom trailer hitch cover made for me... looks pretty sweet!

It is 100% polished stainless and was cut out with a water jet. Shaun at Custom Hitch Covers (http://www.customhitchcovers.com) did an excellent job and is a top notch guy to work with. He now has an electronic file to cut as may of these as you want... Ashley had to pay a design fee for him to copy the font from a picture of my boat, but since he has the file there will no longer be a need for that.

Here are a few pics.

TMCNo1
01-31-2009, 02:04 PM
Those are nice, but I always keep my ball mount installed and locked! You'll be surprised how many tailgaters back off when they see that sucker sticking out there!

SkiDog
01-31-2009, 02:16 PM
Those are nice, but I always keep my ball mount installed and locked! You'll be surprised how many tailgaters back off when they see that sucker sticking out there!

HA! Not too long ago, i got rear ended twice in the same day. About three hours apart. You'd be amazed how much damage a 2 5/16'' trailer ball can do!:uglyhamme:uglyhamme:uglyhamme

SkiDog
01-31-2009, 02:16 PM
Cameron, that looks great! How much for one of em?

Sodar
01-31-2009, 02:19 PM
They are not cheap. She paid $120, which included a $29 design fee.

I think the guy saw her coming and took her, but I would never tell her that!

ttu
01-31-2009, 02:29 PM
cameron, that looks great.

but got to agree with harold on leaving the ball & receiver mounted. had a lady in a cadillac rearended me one day. the receiver went right thru her front grill. her car was not drivable because of leaking coolant.

then she thought it would be best to chew me out for doing so much damage to her car.:uglyhamme

i was like who in the h*ll hit who!!

Sodar
01-31-2009, 02:32 PM
I personally hate leaving the ball on my car. I hit it with my knee constantly and since the car is lowered, my hitch has an 8" rise to it. Pretty much even if I got hit with it on, it would still do damage.

Ole Miss Rebels
01-31-2009, 02:47 PM
hey sodar, i noticed your license plate holder. when did yo go to south carolina? there's nothing like sec football is there? ;-)

Sodar
01-31-2009, 02:51 PM
hey sodar, i noticed your license plate holder. when did yo go to south carolina? there's nothing like sec football is there? ;-)

All you SEC boys are a bunch of whining little girls. :D

USC stands for a real school... the University of Southern California! :cool:

FIGHT ON!

TMCNo1
01-31-2009, 08:46 PM
All you SEC boys are a bunch of whining little girls. :D

USC stands for a real school... the University of Southern California! :cool:

FIGHT ON!


Heck, I thought USC stood for Unidentified StLouis Cardinals!:rolleyes:

Sodar
01-31-2009, 09:14 PM
Heck, I thought USC stood for Unidentified StLouis Cardinals!:rolleyes:

Noted. :uglyhamme:

Wesser
01-31-2009, 09:56 PM
where did you get the window decal,would look great on my tahoe as well

erkoehler
02-01-2009, 12:46 AM
where did you get the window decal,would look great on my tahoe as well

www.chicagomastercraft.com

bigmac
02-01-2009, 09:59 AM
They are not cheap. She paid $120, which included a $29 design fee.

I think the guy saw her coming and took her, but I would never tell her that!

Actually, that seems like a pretty good deal for polished stainless steel. Most places around here would charge $50 for the design and artwork. It's a one-time fee, though, right? Now that he has the artwork file, subsequent hitch covers he made for your TT buddies would be $91? Group buy?

Just kidding. I'm not sure how vigorously MasterCraft enforces their trademark rights to that logo, but Shaun's creation is illegal. If he were actually marketing it, or selling it in quantity, I'd suspect he'd be getting a cease-and-desist letter from MC attornies. Doubt it would happen for a one-off.

acornellier
02-01-2009, 10:11 AM
That seems a little expensive.I'm sure it will last along time and is one of a kind.I wonder why MasterCraft has not come out with a cheaper version,maybe chrome plastic for around $30.00 or $40.00...just like the ones you can buy at a auto parts store.

Sodar
02-01-2009, 10:27 AM
That seems a little expensive.I'm sure it will last along time and is one of a kind.I wonder why MasterCraft has not come out with a cheaper version,maybe chrome plastic for around $30.00 or $40.00...just like the ones you can buy at a auto parts store.

They have those all over ebay, but are definitely lacking in quality.

Sodar
02-01-2009, 10:28 AM
Actually, that seems like a pretty good deal for polished stainless steel. Most places around here would charge $50 for the design and artwork. It's a one-time fee, though, right? Now that he has the artwork file, subsequent hitch covers he made for your TT buddies would be $91? Group buy?

Just kidding. I'm not sure how vigorously MasterCraft enforces their trademark rights to that logo, but Shaun's creation is illegal. If he were actually marketing it, or selling it in quantity, I'd suspect he'd be getting a cease-and-desist letter from MC attornies. Doubt it would happen for a one-off.

Yes.... $91 group buy. :rolleyes: :D

trickskier
02-01-2009, 10:29 AM
That one is nice Cam...................But I prefer mine..............:D

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Sodar
02-01-2009, 10:33 AM
where did you get the window decal,would look great on my tahoe as well

Call Eric. It is the decal they use on the new low-profile trailers like this one.

http://media.channelblade.com/boat_graphics/dealers/2423/digi34859472.jpg

Sodar
02-01-2009, 10:34 AM
That one is nice Cam...................But I prefer mine..............:D

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How many national championship games have you been to in the last 5 years? :o

trickskier
02-01-2009, 11:00 AM
How many national championship games have you been to in the last 5 years? :o

More than USC..................;)

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Sodar
02-01-2009, 11:04 AM
More than USC..................;)

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Yeah... keep dreaming.

trickskier
02-01-2009, 11:35 AM
Last 5 years:

2004 USC 13-0 Orange: Beat Oklahoma 55-19 Pete Carroll
2005 Texas 13-0 Rose: Beat USC 41-38 Mack Brown
2006 Florida 13-1 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Ohio State 41-14 Urban Meyer
2007 LSU 12-2 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Ohio State 38-24 Les Miles
2008 Florida 13-1 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Oklahoma 24-14 Urban Meyer

Sodar
02-01-2009, 11:46 AM
Last 5 years:

2004 USC 13-0 Orange: Beat Oklahoma 55-19 Pete Carroll
2005 Texas 13-0 Rose: Beat USC 41-38 Mack Brown
2006 Florida 13-1 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Ohio State 41-14 Urban Meyer
2007 LSU 12-2 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Ohio State 38-24 Les Miles
2008 Florida 13-1 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Oklahoma 24-14 Urban Meyer

Looks like a tie. :cool:

TMCNo1
02-01-2009, 11:48 AM
That seems a little expensive.I'm sure it will last along time and is one of a kind.I wonder why MasterCraft has not come out with a cheaper version,maybe chrome plastic for around $30.00 or $40.00...just like the ones you can buy at a auto parts store.


They have had them, but as Team Mastercraft, one (top) chromed metal and the other (bottom) is polished aluminum, that in this case, I cut off the tube and mounted to a license plate!
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KnoxX2
02-01-2009, 11:53 AM
Anyone have a Team MasterCraft one? The movers liked it more that I thought. Dang thieves!

TMCNo1
02-01-2009, 11:54 AM
I want one with a miniature teak platform on it!
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coz
02-01-2009, 12:27 PM
I want one with a miniature teak platform on it!
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What? you don't have one? :confused:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3470/3243849735_9925dde3c4_o.jpg

TMCNo1
02-01-2009, 12:32 PM
What? you don't have one? :confused:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3470/3243849735_9925dde3c4_o.jpg

Bingo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:rolleyes::D44193

sand2snow22
02-01-2009, 12:49 PM
Bling, bling Sodar. That is nice. I have the first one with the pickle fork on each end Harold posted. I'll have to check, but I remember a part of it being plastic:(

JohnE
02-01-2009, 01:09 PM
What? you don't have one? :confused:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3470/3243849735_9925dde3c4_o.jpg

Coz, I hate to admit it, but that's your best post yet.:cool:

MC2000190
02-01-2009, 02:06 PM
Where can i get a mini teak one???

coz
02-01-2009, 02:31 PM
Coz, I hate to admit it, but that's your best post yet.:cool:

Thanks JohnE, as you see only the best as my model :D I'm working on the prototype as we speak.

TMCNo1
02-01-2009, 02:43 PM
Where can i get a mini teak one???


I can see a group buy forming here!:D:rolleyes:

Wesser
02-03-2009, 02:20 PM
how do i get ahold of eric? sorry dont know who he is

Sodar
02-03-2009, 02:23 PM
how do i get ahold of eric? sorry dont know who he is

Eric: http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/member.php?u=314

flipper
02-03-2009, 02:24 PM
how do i get ahold of eric? sorry dont know who he is

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Sodar
02-03-2009, 02:24 PM
Do I hear an echo in the room?

flipper
02-03-2009, 02:25 PM
Nope....I edited it already.

Sodar
02-03-2009, 02:28 PM
Nope....I edited it already.

There was still an echo. 8p

flipper
02-03-2009, 02:30 PM
There was still an echo. 8p

:uglyhamme:uglyhamme:uglyhamme

Ole Miss Rebels
02-03-2009, 02:37 PM
Last 5 years:

2004 USC 13-0 Orange: Beat Oklahoma 55-19 Pete Carroll
2005 Texas 13-0 Rose: Beat USC 41-38 Mack Brown
2006 Florida 13-1 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Ohio State 41-14 Urban Meyer
2007 LSU 12-2 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Ohio State 38-24 Les Miles
2008 Florida 13-1 BCS Championship Game:
Beat Oklahoma 24-14 Urban Meyer

You know, Sodar, it never fails. It seems as if some smarty-pants always comes along and complicates the matter by posting a bunch of meaningless facts.

Sodar
02-03-2009, 02:39 PM
You know, Sodar, it never fails. It seems as if some smarty-pants always comes along and complicates the matter by posting a bunch of meaningless facts.

Exactly. He feels the need to muddy up the water all the time with his meaningless orange and blue stats. Who needs it?

flipper
02-03-2009, 02:40 PM
Just put him on ignore.....he's getting senile.8p

Sodar
02-03-2009, 02:43 PM
Just put him on ignore.....he's getting senile.8p

My ignore list is too full right now. Between life size pics and mickeys, my ignore list has a full time duty.