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11-27-2007, 05:45 PM
I wanted to create a list of my Holiday Favorite Things. While I am doing this, what's on your list?
Yellow Honda Goldwing
11-28-2007, 08:21 PM
First up on my list:
A silver nickle plated Vincent Bach Stradivarius double trigger bass trombone! (Yes, I';m a band nerd, too!)
11-28-2007, 08:23 PM
Oh! Fascinating! Can you tell us all why you want that one? What about this specific model do you like?
11-28-2007, 08:32 PM
Well, I love the silver nickle plating as opposed to copper or gold colored... With the triggers, it's much easier to hit different notes with minimal slide movement, plus you can hit WAY lower notes than with a tenor trombone (without triggers) or an F tenor (with one trigger).... and the Vincent Bach Strad is THE top of the line!!
11-28-2007, 10:43 PM
Here's something else I want Santa to bring me... <AHEM>
..........only I want the PRO version... *http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif
11-28-2007, 11:03 PM
Quote[/b] (pmblair @ Nov. 28 2007,10:43)]Here's something else I want Santa to bring me... <AHEM>
..........only I want the PRO version... http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif
LOL me too...maybe Santa will be nice to me
11-29-2007, 10:18 PM
Thanks for the compliments!
Here is another thing I would like to add to the list.
video located here.
12-01-2007, 06:26 PM
Adding this because it is just so very creative. It would be much appreciated by your metal friends.
"The Heavy Metal Box" will be available October 2, 2007 at all retail outlets and at www.rhino.com for a suggested price of $64.98.
12-01-2007, 10:48 PM
My wish list:
1) *Spending time with family. *My Dad had two heart valves (bicuspid & tricuspid) repaired in October. *He's doing fine and Christmas will have extra meaning this year.
12-02-2007, 01:47 AM
I do hope your father is doing better.
I haven't seen any dream mountain bikes from you yet. Isn't there one on your wish list? Show us what you would like!
12-02-2007, 04:08 AM
Wow... I hope your dad's good, too! It's so amazing what doctors can do!
Now... what kind of tent is that?
12-02-2007, 03:04 PM
On my list is the Quick 44 Samurai™. Compact Hydro™ Commercial Lawn Mower 16 HP Kawasaki KAI with Electric Start!. I will probably receive this gift a bit late though.
12-02-2007, 07:44 PM
Thanks for the well wishes for my Dad. *He literally almost died. *Once they understood the problem, they got him into surgery within a few days and within a week he felt better than he had in years.
Quote[/b] ]Now... what kind of tent is that?
One-man tent. *I haven't decided which brand to ask for yet. *North Face is good but you pay a lot for the name. Great for backpacking since they weigh barely over 2 lbs. *With the rainfly off, you can stargaze and not get eaten alive from mosquitoes.
Quote[/b] ]I haven't seen any dream mountain bikes from you yet.
Steve: *When you are researching new business concepts, check out what a lot of ski lift operators are doing in summer. *They are building downhill biking trails and selling lift ticket for bikers to get their mtb to the top of the mountain. *Neat way to keep their businesses running 12 months/year.
Found this on youtube:
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12-03-2007, 08:19 PM
Tickets to see Van Halen with David Lee Roth http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif
12-03-2007, 08:28 PM
Quote[/b] ]Steve: When you are researching new business concepts, check out what a lot of ski lift operators are doing in summer. They are building downhill biking trails and selling lift ticket for bikers to get their mtb to the top of the mountain. Neat way to keep their businesses running 12 months/year.
That was some sick stuff! Now if you ask me, that is crazier than skiing http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif
12-04-2007, 01:21 PM
Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Dec. 03 2007,3:19)]Tickets to see Van Halen with David Lee Roth *http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif
OOH! Take me! Take me!
12-18-2007, 10:55 AM
How about a Sony - BRAVIA XBR 70" 1080p Flat-Panel LCD HDTV
12-20-2007, 05:28 AM
How about this! I wonder how it would be to ride a scooter with such a suspension.
As a motorcycle elitist, I never imagined that a mere scooter could provide much of a thrill—until the three-wheeled Piaggio MP3 had me thinking thrice. Its unique suspension system let me shoot through the tight turns of Manhattan at 35 mph by leaning up to 40 degrees (nearly as much as a professional rider). The suspension, shaped like a parallelogram, allows the two front wheels to move up and down independently of each other, so each tilts at the angle that keeps the wheels firmly planted on the ground. With a constant three points of contact, the 250cc MP3 stays stable on wet pavement, on cobblestone, and even in the hands of a speed junkie. $7,000;
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12-20-2007, 05:31 AM
Doesn't it look like it's just some crazy concept vehicle?
12-21-2007, 06:33 AM
As soon as I saw this, I thought why not! Let's add the new vette to the favorite things list LOL.
GM trots out 'Vette with 620 horses (http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2007/autos/0712/gallery.corvette_zr1//index.html) - With the ZR1, which will be officially unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January, General Motors is taking the Corvette into supercar territory with a supercharged V8 that, GM says, will produce at least 620 horsepower.
In contrast, the base model Corvette is powered by a 6.2-liter, 430 horsepower V8, while the higher-performance Corvette Z06 is powered by a 7.0-liter, 505 horsepower engine.
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