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Old 08-14-2014, 07:27 PM   #20553
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Thanks! I will try to get to the mail store Saturday - but it will be a tight schedule. Have to pick Bonita up by noon (assuming they find Bo reason to keep her...)

PM me your digits. Lol...
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Old 08-14-2014, 07:32 PM   #20554
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The rivalry 'tween the services is life long. I will say that even though the Marines and Sailors have been battling wits since it all began, when the chips were down we would stand back to back with them and take on any adversary that came around.
That sounds like little kids. They can beat up on their siblings all day, but if someone outside the family threatens one, they fight together against the new threat. I think the rule is "I'm the only one who can beat on my brother".
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Old 08-14-2014, 07:42 PM   #20555
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My friend Bill was kind enough to follow me to Freightliner today. Dropped Bonita off for state inspection (last one of those since SD doesn't require one) and having the multi-point once over while there.
Got my fingers and mutant toes crossed for you Steve....Ya do know what happens when they're all paid off and they see a service center, right? Hope Bonita spares you....
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Old 08-14-2014, 07:46 PM   #20556
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Got my fingers and mutant toes crossed for you Steve....Ya do know what happens when they're all paid off and they see a service center, right? Hope Bonita spares you....
My baby is in great condition... she'll be fine. But thanks for the well wishes - jinx...
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My baby is in great condition... she'll be fine. But thanks for the well wishes - jinx...
Hope not but just in case.....
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Hope not but just in case.....
Thanks again! Last year my warranty replaced the VG turbo - radiator was pulled and flushed - Allison got new filters and Transynd and some other TLC - and all of this on 17.5+ k miles - so most service has been done on service time interval or straight PMI.

Fingers crossed here too.
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BTW all, the Onan is doing zackery what it should do and when we want it to. I am
happy the service teck who came to my house to do the work was so good. He asked what it was doing and I showed him. His comment was "Design fault" and pulled the new starter to show me the problem. He filed the lower 1/32 of an inch off each tooth of the bendix and reinstalled it. Being he has a policy of 1 hour minimum he also tuned the motor so that it ran better. Best $50. bucks I have ever spent.
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BTW all, the Onan is doing zackery what it should do and when we want it to. I am
happy the service teck who came to my house to do the work was so good. He asked what it was doing and I showed him. His comment was "Design fault" and pulled the new starter to show me the problem. He filed the lower 1/32 of an inch off each tooth of the bendix and reinstalled it. Being he has a policy of 1 hour minimum he also tuned the motor so that it ran better. Best $50. bucks I have ever spent.
Where do you find people charging $50 an hour to do anything. I may come up there for work in the future...
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BTW - we stopped for some falafel and humus today. The humus with olive tepenade was very tasty. Elizabeth - we had a special Texas twist on falafel - added flavor from jalaoeno and a bit of curry. The vegetarian grape leaves were pretty tasty too.

One of things I'm looking forward to in retirement is making these things myself and trying new things as we travel.
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That sounds like little kids. They can beat up on their siblings all day, but if someone outside the family threatens one, they fight together against the new threat. I think the rule is "I'm the only one who can beat on my brother".
That's the way it is!
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That's the way it is!
And you were there.
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And you were there.
And so was he....
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Tonight my friend Bill was inducted into the Friends of RVMs as I was able to Chromecast the Closing Presentation of the First Ever Grande Curiosity @ Catherine's Landing from my Samsung Galaxy S5 to the 42 inch TV in the living room. This is a pic of the phone app display - the TV was full screen.
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Hey Marty - I was reading another thread that suggested visiting the Triple D locations - Diners Drive Ins and Dives - and what do I see on the DDD website - the BBQ Shack in Payola... so is it still around and kicking our smokey goodness.... and 1/2 pound orders of fried okra (a debated and contested mutant delight)... 😊
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