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Old 08-12-2004, 06:02 PM
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I can remember delivering mail out in that crap it was hard as hell to hold onto the mail . I don't miss those days. NO we never closed in Philadelphia due to a Hurricane.
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Old 08-12-2004, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Baja Daze
Fortunately, my boat is on the second rack in a 140-mph worries there.

However, this storm is coming right for the Tampa area and that surge is going to wreak havock.

Nick, I know you are busy . can u call me at 518 644-9115 or my cell 518 361-0811 I need the lastest update for the storm. they are evacuating my complex as we speak.

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Old 08-12-2004, 08:26 PM
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I will take a photo of "Outlaw" tomorrow to show everyone how I've got it "tethered" to two tree trunks. Three covers on it tied down with both rope and bungee cords, dock lines tied to tree trunks, boat chained and roped to the trailer to hopefully keep it on somewhat straight should it start floating, imagine if it comes down cross-assed on the trailer? Chit, what a problem that'd be. Have two concrete blocks on the trailer tongue for extra tongue weight to help steady the bow, every wheel chocked both sides, and more rope on everything. This ain't fun.
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Old 08-12-2004, 11:01 PM
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It was insane today coming home from work - lines 6 deep for gas, ATM machines all out of $$, bank lines huge, etc....

Rags, if you read this, DON'T leave the top down while you're driving tomorrow It's a sure thing you're gonna get wet

Hope everyone in the path stays safe and property remains intact. Today is the one day, since I moved to Florida, that I'm glad I DON'T live on the beach.
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Old 08-13-2004, 04:56 AM
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The wind surfers love this stuff.
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Old 08-13-2004, 08:19 AM
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Everybody's welcome to come to our pool party tonite.
Although, it might be in the living room.
Signing off till further notice.
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