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Old 02-14-2008, 03:37 AM   #1
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Yes, I am alive.

Hello everyone;
Just wanted to let all of you know that my act of disappearing is temporary. My Arg was inside the shop since New Year and it has been receiving much attention ever since at the rate of 16 hours per day. I am about three weeks from completion of the project. My wife loves the results and is very excited about future trips. Have many pics to post after we finish the job, Arg must be out of the shop by end of February or my customers will strangle me. Thanks, "Boatdoc"

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Old 02-14-2008, 05:38 AM   #2
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glad to hear


Glad to hear that you're doing well. Best of luck with the work.

Look forward to hearing your story when finished.

I'm one of many who enjoy your posts.


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Old 02-14-2008, 05:43 AM   #3
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Hey BD,

Thanks for the update on your 'condition'. You must be getting crazy with anticipation about being so close to the finish line!!!!!!!!!!

BTW, I used your roller method to paint the roof of my cargo trailer......WORKED GREAT!!!!.................thanks!

Keep us 'posted' when you're done!
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:29 AM   #4
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BD - Good to hear! 3 weeks must feel very good. Aside from the exceptional job and chronicles you have posted, it would be very interesting to hear what destinations you have been dreaming about with every task...

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Old 02-14-2008, 08:46 AM   #5
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Boatdoc has come out............looked around...........did he see his shadow??? More at 11:00!! Will we have more snow..more winter or is
spring finally on the way??? STAY TUNED.

Sounds like the ARG will be something to see. Enjoy.
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Old 02-14-2008, 10:43 AM   #6
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Good to here from you. I await the pic's
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:25 PM   #7
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Hey Boatdoc

It's always a little scary when someone suddenly disappears for a while. One starts to wonder if they fell into their solid waste tank or something.

So you are saying three more weeks of having fun and then the pictures will start showing up? Or are you going to tempt us with a few teasers in the meantime?

Glad your back,
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:31 PM   #8
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Great to hear from you again boatdoc. Eagerly looking forward to seeing your progress...and completion.

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Old 02-14-2008, 08:46 PM   #9
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Gotta say it...

It would have been WAY spooky if you'd sent an "I'm Dead" post from the other side...

Always enjoy your threads... I have no desire to restore (after owning an old house) but I enjoy watching.


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