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Old 02-20-2007, 10:56 AM
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Well, after many tries and failures... I finally got rid of the 'Foul last week. Unfortunatly I didn't get anywhere near what I owed and am now paying my father back for some $$ he loaned me to get out from under the Baja. Lot cheaper to pay my father than the bank!!

So, anyway... I have a TON of stuff left from my 12 years in that boat. Fenders, dock lines, anchor (with chain and rode), a Powertech 21 pitch 4 blade prop, stock merc. exhaust manifolds (somehow I ened up with two sets of these over the years), a full long block (intake to crank... no pan) that I got from Audiofn, an engine stand, a cherry picker, one merc trim pump, and a lot of other "stuff." Make me an offer on any or all of it.

Now to top it all off my company (JCI) sold me and 600 others at my plant (and one plant in Ontario and 2 in Mexico) down the river yesterday by announcing that we are now going to be managed by Plastech and will no longer be JCI employees. This WILL result in a major paycut which is the LAST thing I need these days. So I'm back looking for another job in the West Michigan area (anyone care to help a fella out?).

Also, I'm looking for a used aluminum bass boat (Like a Tracker, Lowe, etc... in the 15-17' range) with Merc or Yammi power. I obviously don't have a lot of cash but with some upcoming things I should be able to come up with some...

shoot me an email if you need something! [email protected]

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Good luck... it will all come around... I am hoping for my luck to turn soon also.

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End of an era is right...too bad. Good luck with your endeavors.

I'm sure there's some jobs in Ohio you could get, some even near Columbus LOL!!
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Leave it to a Buckeye to suggest this Wolverine get a job anywhere near the state of Ohio!!! NEVER!!!
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Hey Mike, its been a long time. Things will get better. If you are ever in North Carolina give me a call. 704-634-9004

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Congrats Mike on the sale. I know it's been a long time coming. An end of an Era is right, The 'Foul has been an OSO mainstay for as long I can remember - and even before.
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Waterfoul, sorry to hear about the work status as well as the FOUL going.

Me and the wife met you with MARK aka KAAMA a few years back.

Good luck with work...
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Waterfoul, sorry to hear about the work status as well as the FOUL going.

Me and the wife met you with MARK aka KAAMA a few years back.

Good luck with work...
I remember... up to hardy when I forgot to hook up a water hose and nearly sank my boat!!
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hi mike
saw the jci story on the news last night. was thinking of you. good to hear you got that boat out of the yard. i would like to get that cherry picker & motor stand from you. i'll ring you this week.
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I was hoping you would put a post up about this. I was giving you a couple more days and then I was going to let the cat out of the bag.

Get your butt down here Mike. Life is easier and cheaper. Unemployment is almost nonexistent. Cost of living is VERY reasonable.

Good luck pal....

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