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2017 Conexpo/Conagg

Discussion in 'Upcoming Events' started by CM1995, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. Shimmy1

    Shimmy1 Senior Member

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    Hey Jakebreak. Did you hear someone holler "Jakebreak" as you walked past the Wacker garden? I was fairly certain that it was you according to your pics yesterday. We are staying at the Excalibur, right across street from the MGM.
     
  2. Jakebreak

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    Man I'm sorry I didn't hear you hollering at me yesterday I was with my brother in law and he had some friends we were trying to find if I had heard you I definitely would have stopped and had a few drinks with you
     
  3. digger242j

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    LOL. I said that to CM at one point--Everybody else is probably milling around within a few feet of each other, but since nobody knows each other in person, they're never going to make the connection.

    Ben Witter said somewhere upthread that he'd be working at one of the Volvo contests this afternoon. Why don't we try this--I'll be at the Volvo contest area by around 2, and then wander over to the previously discussed beer garden, by the Bobcat display, around 3. The HEF hat worked for Jake to identify me yesterday. Maybe today I'll wear the hat and the T shirt.

    Also, hopefully some of the others that had posted earlier that they'd be here have made it, and have just been too busy to post this week.
     
  4. CM1995

    CM1995 Super Moderator

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    The wife and I are staying at MGM.

    I good for 2 at the Volvo contest. And beer garden by Bobcat at 3.
     
  5. MKTEF

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    I try to Bee There too...
     
  6. farmerlund

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    You guys want me to get a show girl or two to walk around with a HEF flag, so you can find each other? :cool: Wish I was there. windy and cold here.
     
  7. CM1995

    CM1995 Super Moderator

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    Nah, we've already got one. :D
     
  8. still learn'n

    still learn'n Senior Member

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    I was around the bobcat beer garden yesterday around 315 but didn't see any hef hat might have to look harder I would like to meet up with you guys if I could.
    A wrencher guy pry can't compete on the contests like the rest but I will cheer you on
     
  9. Shimmy1

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    The wives were over us looking at toys, so we won't be back up to the show. Well, I guess there's always 2020. :cool:
     
  10. digger242j

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    And you couldn't explain that sitting around the beer garden BSing wasn't the same thing as looking at toys? I'm disappointed...

    It was a real pleasure to meet Still learn'n, and MKTEF.

    It's disappointing too, to have missed the other guys who may or may not have made it. Looking at the toys is great, but on the whole, meeting and conversing with people, HEF members and otherwise, has been the high point of the trip.

    We're going to see Hoover Dam today, another first for me, and leaving for home at zero dark thirty in the morning, so I won't be back to the show either.

    2020? Well, maybe.... :)
     
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  11. Jakebreak

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    Digger it was nice to meet you I had a great time visiting I wish I would of had a chance to meet everyone else I will definitely be going back in 2020 once again sorry shimmy for not hearing you hollering at me I really enjoy reading and learning from everybody on hef
     
  12. CM1995

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    Had a great time yesterday bs'ing with still learning, digger and MKTEF. It's fascinating to hear what MKTEF does.

    Shimmy should've brought the wives, my better 1/2 enjoyed hanging out, she was actually recruiting new members.
     
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  13. Shimmy1

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    Yeah, that's not happening. Our wives want about as much to do with construction equipment as we want to do with Bed, Bath, and Beyond, and I'm not even kidding a little bit.