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Skippys new pup

Post by skippy » Sat May 02, 2009 6:52 pm

we finally bought a decent shape new to us popup camper , i was telling lynne about it & she wanted pics so ............
here they are :
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And for the pic you've been bugging me for a long time Lynne ..........& you know how much i HATE having my picture taken but debby snuck this one in so you can get an idea of the new me ......... #-o #-o #-o
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Post by astrozam » Sat May 02, 2009 7:08 pm

skippy wrote: And for the pic you've been bugging me for a long time Lynne ..........& you know how much i HATE having my picture taken but debby snuck this one in so you can get an idea of the new me ......... #-o #-o #-o
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:yikes: HOLY SH_T!!!!! congrats bro :cheers:

p.s Nice camper too,lol

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Post by Rileysowner » Sat May 02, 2009 7:33 pm

Looking good Skippy . . . both you and the trailer.
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Post by stomp13 » Sat May 02, 2009 7:39 pm

Does it have that strange smell? You know the smell tents and campers get.




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Post by Fire Cakes » Sat May 02, 2009 7:44 pm

AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME is all I can say. That goes for both the camper and your weight loss. Nice Job Keep up the great work.
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Post by LiftedAWDAstro » Sat May 02, 2009 7:57 pm

AWESOME Dan! :yikes: =D> Now Peter is gonna try and get all over you at NECO! :smurf:

Nice camper too. I bet the 95 doesn't even feel it back there. :supz: :muhaha:
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Post by lockdoc » Sat May 02, 2009 9:08 pm

Wow Skip! Looking GOOD!

Nice camper. Looks like we will be twinsies at NECO. Looks the same as mine but yours looks newer.

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Post by dunedog » Sat May 02, 2009 9:13 pm

Who's the guy checking the interior ? :peep:


Hey Skip are those 10" rims or the old 8's that were on some of the Skampers?

aahhh, Deb actually got a couple of shots with you in them.... :poke:
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Post by Rebel » Sat May 02, 2009 10:55 pm

you da man Dan. Like the pop up and you look kind of lite in your slippers bud. Bet your shoes are lasting forever man. :muhaha:
Great work Dan,,you're looking great.
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Post by T.Low » Sun May 03, 2009 6:28 am

OK, now you're making me want to quit my job and drive all the way across the continent for this NECO thing. Why do I get the feeling it would be well worth the trip.

Or I guess Matt, Kamenz, and I could just get together for a WACO!
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Post by skippy » Sun May 03, 2009 10:13 am

Thanx everybody your compliments mean alot .

Stomp , nope no nasty smells , thank god .

Deano , your right , it doesn't even feel like its back there . &peter will be running from ME this year !!!! I have ALOT to get even for !!! :axe: :axe: :axe: :muhaha: :muhaha: :muhaha:

Bill , Damn our campers are almost identical & yours is parked next to a boat too , LOL

Jim , nope those are 8" rims , wish they were 10's

Tom , no need to quit the job , just take 2 weeks off work & get your but out east here to our NECO . it would DEFENATLY be worth coming east for !!!!! :supz: :supz: :supz:
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Post by crash » Sun May 03, 2009 10:46 am

holy shizzznit skip... that ain't the same you!! ... congrats and I hope you are feeling good... not just slimmer... better since such a transformation... =D>

the scamper and tramper.. I'm sensing a story/book deal from NECO already LOL :peep:
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Post by peter » Sun May 03, 2009 10:51 am

I think Keith initially summed it up best. Holy $hit! Those were the exact words I uttered when I saw that pic of you. I am SO proud of you, Dan. :supz:
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Post by dunedog » Sun May 03, 2009 12:28 pm

Yah, you need to get those 8's off and some 10's on.
A friend had the smaller rims and was always having issues with flats.
He went to the 10" rim and has had near the problems. Those little tires can't take the RPM's of modern highway travel,especially sustained speeds. He tows his camper to Florida and then over to Loisiana and back to NE every year.
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Post by mdmead » Sun May 03, 2009 3:51 pm

Congrats on both counts Skippy! Very cool! :supz:

T.Low wrote:OK, now you're making me want to quit my job and drive all the way across the continent for this NECO thing. Why do I get the feeling it would be well worth the trip.

Or I guess Matt, Kamenz, and I could just get together for a WACO!
Well, I don't think it has to be an either/or...

My plan is to one day make it to a NECO....

And a WACO certainly should happen too.

Of course my one sticking point is I won't do either without my van.... (But it is going to happen... One of these days...)
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