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Old 08-28-2011, 09:29 AM   #10546
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Dave,

Don't worry techdiv will be open for business tomorrow. I hope all is well!
No worries there...I took off Friday and Monday planning for CH III...

We did alright...lots of small branches down, still no power. Been out since around 2pm yesterday. Took the KLR out and around town to see what missed us....apparently quite a bit. Lots of big trees down in town as well as lots of power lines. Maybe, we might have power by tonight...maybe.
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Old 08-28-2011, 12:14 PM   #10547
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Gen. fixed! Found three ft of fuel line, drilled hole in 2gal gas can, JB weld. Can on stool with bungee. Gravity feed works great. Water from pool to flush toilet. Life is good
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Old 08-28-2011, 02:45 PM   #10548
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I just got a phone message from our Buddy Ed...He is alive and well...
He said that the wind blew for 22 hours... Flooding and debris all over the place.. And it was a beautiful day in Norfolk today

Glad ya got you gen up and working Scott

SO how is the Dam ????
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Old 08-28-2011, 03:57 PM   #10549
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Damn was a false alarm the radio said...........duno. Im two miles from the lake. Uphill!
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Old 08-28-2011, 05:54 PM   #10550
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Looks like our area really lucked out as far as Colonial Beach went. Took a loop through a different part of town and much more damage. Two cranes are lifting some pretty big trees off of houses and most of the roads are blocked.

Still no power...Dominion power says tonight...rumor has it at 3 days...I'm hoping for option "A"

Planning on going into work tomorrow, guessing it's just going to be a nice morning ride since I'm expecting the power to be out there as well...
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Old 08-28-2011, 06:53 PM   #10551
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Sounds like you guys survived. Scott hope you had a good beer to go with the gas can fuelline and stool. Hope everyone is safe with the saws.
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:05 PM   #10552
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Ok, too many posts to respond to and I don't feel like quoting them, so here goes:

First of all, I'm glad everyone is safe and doesn't seem to have too much damage, especially nothing serious. My place just has a few small limbs here and there.

Lonestar - Thanks for the offer for the phonecalls. Great idea!

Dorito - The sexy never left You're just jealous that you can't rock the pink like I can even though I got the wrong equipment...

Dynamick - C'mon man, you know people get super stupid during media induced panic. It's YOUR fault they didn't plan for anything ahead of time. And why don't you carry bread and TP so they don't have to raid the other stores?

Rflagg - Holy shit that's hot! At least it's a dry heat...I'm sure you haven't heard that yet Get back safe!

joints - glad you got that tree out of the way before Irene hit. Sucks about the driveway though.

Scotty - Good job on Macguyvering the genny



As far as the racing, it was a blast! We ended up finishing 3rd in our two races, earning us 2nd place for the weekend!

I almost fell off a few times, but held on long enough to climb back to where I needed to be I have some photos and videos I'll upload later, but here's one to hold you over:



That's us trying to hold the lead during today's race. Unfortunately I screwed up a few times and we lost it shortly after, but it was still fun!
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Old 08-29-2011, 04:25 AM   #10553
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I guess you are now qualified to be my monkey! Better form than last time you were on a hack.

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Old 08-29-2011, 06:00 AM   #10554
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Monkey Man you got video?, mash it with your new theme song

http://youtu.be/HNY8eYmzdH4
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:23 AM   #10555
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back on line at work
Still without power at home as of 0700 today. Been out since 2200 Saturday.
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:37 AM   #10556
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Isn't connectivity to ADV the reason we came to work??
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:51 AM   #10557
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^^^^


I needed a shower and shave anyway.
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Old 08-29-2011, 08:23 AM   #10558
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Isn't connectivity to ADV the reason we came to work??
that's the only reason I came in
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Old 08-29-2011, 09:33 AM   #10559
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I guess you are now qualified to be my monkey! Better form than last time you were on a hack.
Sweet! You better speed up though, I'm not used to going slow anymore

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Monkey Man you got video?, mash it with your new theme song

http://youtu.be/HNY8eYmzdH4
Oh I got video alright. I just might have to use that song (as long as youtube doesn't ruin it for me...I'll have to try the "this content doesn't belong to me" trick like in your link)

I should have the video up in a few days.

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I needed a shower and shave anyway.
You and my buddy from Huntingtown...he's downstairs shaving now
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Old 08-29-2011, 09:58 AM   #10560
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This is for you, Jax

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