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#1 OldBuzzard OFFLINE  

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Posted June 27, 2013 - 02:51 AM

Well, I'm getting the HSM Rainmaker ready for yet another road trip.

 

We should be leaving in the next day or two after I get all the timing down.

 

The first stop will be in Akron OH to pick up this rascal

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Next stop will be in NJ to drop off the Bolens 1000 that I picked up for Sam (1967bolens collector).

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After that, it's off to NC to pick up this puppy which should keep me cozy this winter  :D :D :D
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We plan on taking a different route back so that we can travel over the Skyline Drive that goes through the Shenandoah National Park in VA. 
 
Here's the planned route for what should be a fun trip.
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Edited by OldBuzzard, June 27, 2013 - 03:31 AM.

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Posted June 27, 2013 - 03:45 AM

Sounds like another successful trip plan. Skyline drive is really neat. We came through there on the way back from vacation one year. I thought it was worthwhile taking the time to see. 



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 03:45 AM

You can drop Sams 1000 off on the way through,he's got enough Bolens tractors allready :rolling:

 

 

Hope you have a safe and uneventfull trip.

 

I was just out to Harrisburgh last weekend.The pike was clear of construction the whole way up to the Middletown exit on the other side of Harrisburgh.

 

You should stop in at Gettysburgh for a few hours.Last time I was over that way we stopped in and took the tour buss tour.It was really really neat.The town it's self is basicly a huge museum.I plan on going back one of these days I really enjoyed it.

 

It's about 30 minutes south of Carlisle pa 34 south goes the whole way down from Carlisle.


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Posted June 27, 2013 - 05:28 AM

You sure do log a lot of miles sleuthing out GTs. That's a really nice looking cab. Enjoy your trip!



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 06:14 AM

If you need any parts or just want to drop by, the Skyline drive is only an hour or so from where I live.

 

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Posted June 27, 2013 - 06:26 AM

sounds good! I wish you a lot of fun and return well!



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 06:43 AM

That's a nice looking cab I seen the plow on ebay looks pretty good also,Looks like your going to be close to me also I just can't see the map very well

yuor welcome to drop by if your in the area



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 07:26 AM

You will enjoy that Skyline Drive ride, although time consuming.  Even at the slow speed, watch out for the deer and bear.  I've even came upon Timber Rattlers coiled up in the road, soaking up the sun.

I remember going there as a young child and years and years later, my wife, kids and myself were going through the state and went up there.  After that it became a vacation spot.  Now we live close enough so we can go up to Big Meadows in an hour and my daughter has introduced her hubby to the Drive.  He grew up here in the Shenandoah Valley, and had never been there.  My grandaughter is 4 and she is in love with going up there to watch the deer and see the sights from the overlooks too.

And, of course, enjoy your new toys!


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Posted June 27, 2013 - 07:28 AM

Looks and sounds like a fun trip.  Enjoy it and safe journey.



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 07:57 AM

sounds like a fun trip stay safe



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 07:59 AM

Looking to buy anything else OB ?

Your trip is bringing you close to me, your more then welcome to stop on by and see if anything catches your eye. I'm about 45 mins from Sam.

Make sure you coast into NJ on fumes, fuel prices here are lower then the surrounding states.

Have a safe trip.

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Posted June 27, 2013 - 08:45 AM

Wow! That looks like a really nice road trip.  I always enjoy the western half of the PA turnpike and Skyline Drive is incredible.  I've not been on that route in WV but I bet just about anything in the southern part of WV will be scenic.  Nobody's mentioned it but another feature you'll see that I find really neat is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.  A 17 mile bridge with two 1 mile tunnels under the shipping lanes is unreal.  It's considered one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world.



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 08:47 AM

You should stop in at Gettysburgh for a few hours.Last time I was over that way we stopped in and took the tour buss tour.It was really really neat.The town it's self is basicly a huge museum.I plan on going back one of these days I really enjoyed it.

 

It's about 30 minutes south of Carlisle pa 34 south goes the whole way down from Carlisle.

 

Normally I would highly recommend a stop in Gettysburg but the next two weekends are the 150th anniversary of the battle.  You couldn't pay me to go anywhere near that area right now. :smilewink:


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Posted June 27, 2013 - 08:55 AM

It must be "Go to NJ week" as I'm going down there tomorrow :D



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Posted June 27, 2013 - 09:05 AM

It must be "Go to NJ week" as I'm going down there tomorrow :D

Going to be getting anything good?






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