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Old 12-21-2003, 03:49 PM
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I thought the Blue Thunder book had some pretty accurate findings. I gotta admit once I started reading the book I couldn't put it down. I was at the Cigarette plant 4 times in the Spring of 2002 and that was the same time I was reading the book. I really didn't form my complete opinion on Mr Aronow until I talked to some of the people that did business w/ him. Notice I call him Mr. Aronow because there is still some respect there. I guess the other thing that bothered me was how George Bush idolized the man and was a big fan of his. Mr Aronow worked that deal beautifully and sold the govt all those slow - undependable cats to chase the thugs , then turned around and sold company to Kramer. Man talk about balls , he had em and liked to show em ! BH
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I have a copy of spped kills and am looking for blue thunder. And any other documentation on Mr. Aronow. The guy did a lot for offshore boats, and his business deals are shady. My dad had a 77 cigarette mistress and the cabin was from the factory "race" or empty with a toilet which whn flushed would open a 6" hole in the hull and sink the boat. The hatch was 2' x 2'. If anyone wants to borrow speed kills I will be willing to mail it whenever I get back to Texas.

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Yea Mike I did the same thing. I crawled into the mold graveyard and saw all the old tooling laying everywhere. I even tried to go have lunch at Fort Apache' Bar and it had been close for 10 years - haha. BH
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I have a copy of spped kills and am looking for blue thunder. And any other documentation on Mr. Aronow. The guy did a lot for offshore boats, and his business deals are shady. My dad had a 77 cigarette mistress and the cabin was from the factory "race" or empty with a toilet which whn flushed would open a 6" hole in the hull and sink the boat. The hatch was 2' x 2'. If anyone wants to borrow speed kills I will be willing to mail it whenever I get back to Texas.

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Hey ernie,
I'd love to borrow your copy of SpeedKills if you would. I do not have a copy of blue thunder to swap with you though I'll keep looking for one. Let me know, I'm a quick reader ... unlike my typing skills lol.

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