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2017 Conexpo/Conagg

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

  1. still learn'n

    still learn'n Senior Member

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    Don't work for me either
     
  2. blitz138

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    I'll be there, flying down in the morning
     
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  3. Shimmy1

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    Hope I have feet left tomorrow morning. Showing the wives the sights. I think I've walked 20 miles.
     
  4. CM1995

    CM1995 Super Moderator

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    The wife and I will be there tomorrow afternoon.
     
  5. digger242j

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    There was some sort of server problem this morning. Obviously it's sorted out now.

    I concur with CM that we might need to have multiple times to meet, just so nobody gets left out.
     
  6. CM1995

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    Meet and greet 3PM wed. at the south Gold lot beer garden.
     
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  7. Shimmy1

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    We snagged some invites to the Case party at the Brooklyn Bowl. Pretty decent show. Sitting on the terrace if anyone else is here.
     
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    Had fun yesterday talking with these guys
     
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    Some pretty shady looking characters there. I might be inclined to run away if I see that gang coming towards me. :)

    If you see a HEF hat at the show, it'll probably be my head that's in it. Be sure to introduce yourself.
     
  12. Jakebreak

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    10-4 on that I will try and keep my eyes open we're going to try and check out the cranes and the stuff over in the gold lot today are they doing any competitions over there
     
  13. Shimmy1

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    I saw a couple of mini-ex ones yesterday, tried one. Sucks they set the machine at idle, not much control there.
     
  14. Jakebreak

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    I saw them this morning your right their not letting you wind them up to have better control
     
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    The Link Belt challenge looks pretty legit. In line right now.
     
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    So how are we going to know who's who.
     
  17. Jakebreak

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    Are you guys at the wacker neuson beer garden by the wolf tower crane
     
  18. digger242j

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    We may have kinda screwed this up today. There's a beer garden in the corner of the Gold lot, right next to the Bobcats. 100 feet away, there's more of what might be described as a beer stand. CM and I both found that one, and stood there and talked for a good hour before we ever realized that the bigger beer garden was someplace different. Wondered the whole time whether anybody else would show up. Duh.

    I apologize to anybody that was in the right place at the right time.

    Now that we know what we're talking about, if we want to try again tomorrow, I'm game.

    I did run into Jake, just by chance, and we had a real nice conversation.

    Shimmy's comment above, about the monorail was pretty accurate. I think they recruited the guys attending the doors from the sardine cannery.

    If anybody has a suggestion for trying again tomorrow that sounds like it'd be more difficult to screw up than today's attempt, I'm open to suggestions. (Just needs to be posted before we head out the door.)
     
  19. Jakebreak

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    Anybody staying at the MGM or just hanging out
     
  20. Shimmy1

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    How about by a contest??? Wacker, Volvo, Link Belt, whatever TF doesn't matter to me. We were at the Wacker garden until about 330, until I figured out that we were NOT at the "South" garden. By the time we walked our sorry asses to the Bobcat garden, it was after 330. We stopped at the "stand" west of the Bobcat garden, but not knowing any of you guys, we really don't know who we're looking for.
     
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