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Old 06-21-2006, 03:39 PM   #1
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Rivet Master!! Who ME??!!

With this my 500th post I accept the title of Rivet Master with great humility.
Over the past year I have had the pleasure of meeting a number of forum members. Some at their homes, near and far. Some have even surprised me with a knock on my door while I was camped out at their local Wal-Mart.
I've learned so much in the past year, and I've been able to share some of my knowledge with others. That's what I love about this forum.
I'd like to extend my thanks to all who have made my Airstream ownership the pleasure it turns out to be.
I've got aluminitus big time.. Airstream motor home of course, all aluminum long wheelbase recumbent bicycle, and even a part aluminum (removeable hard top, hood and deck lid) Cadillac Allante'. All have our trademark silver color.
Once again a big thanks to all my friends (you know who you are) and to all who have helped me to begin this great journey of sharing knowledge.

Glen Coombe AIR #8416
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Old 06-21-2006, 03:42 PM   #2
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yea! You are a great was a pleasure meeting you in person as well. Congrats!

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Old 06-21-2006, 04:46 PM   #3
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Hi Glen and congratulations. I've enjoyed your hundreds of posts, you've been very helpful in the restoration of my 79 Excella MH 28'. Thanks joe
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Old 06-21-2006, 04:59 PM   #4
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Congratulations Glen!

What's the next step?

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Old 06-21-2006, 05:26 PM   #5
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Congratulations, hows the view from the to of the mountain.
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Old 06-21-2006, 07:19 PM   #6
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Such a lofty goal. Great job.
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Old 06-21-2006, 07:42 PM   #7
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Way To Go!!!!

Hey Glenn,

Congrats and welcome to the 'club'. Now it's on to 1000!!!! Keep up the great posting!
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Old 06-21-2006, 07:49 PM   #8
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Way to go Glen. 500 is a milestone and here's to your next 500.

Karma to you!!

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Old 06-21-2006, 09:11 PM   #9
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Happy day Glen, I always considered you a master of the rivets from your first post now its official.
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Old 06-21-2006, 09:19 PM   #10
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500! I always enjoy your posts!


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Old 06-30-2006, 05:31 PM   #11
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Thumbs up

Thanks very much for the sage advice. Hope to meet you sometime when we're further South!!

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Old 06-30-2006, 07:46 PM   #12
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You really are a "Rivet Master". Having talked with you on the phone, as well as many posts back and forth, I feel like I know you personally. Thanks for all the support and advice.

P.S. I'm still waiting for the GV delivery, but I'll keep you posted!

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Old 06-30-2006, 08:15 PM   #13
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A asset to the Forums !!! I like your Bicycle also Cant wait till I see Airstream 1 at a Wal Mart ,,,, Knock Knock
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Old 06-30-2006, 08:22 PM   #14
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Glen, congratulations on the first 500, the next 500 should be easier!

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