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Old Fart in Vermont

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Tadcaster, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. Jan 12, 2010 at 5:03 PM
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    Tadcaster

    Tadcaster [OP] Dogs n Trucks

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    Retired Marine curmugeon living in rural Vermont with wife, four golden retrievers, three mean cats and 150 acres of hardwood forest. I ride a BMW R1200GS all over the country when the ground isn't covered with snow and ice. The truck gets me thru some pretty nasty conditions, especially in Mud Season.

    Just traded my gas hungry Chevy 2500HD on an 09 Tacoma TRD Offroad access cab w/ 6 spd manual, JBS sounds (and that UGLY subwoofer!), MP3 port and just about every option imaginable. It had only 3475 miles on it, and I picked it up for $24k.

    Score!!! :D

    The dogs and I are looking forward to many happy miles in the Taco

    Pete
     
  2. Jan 12, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    David Tarantino

    David Tarantino Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to T/W:D
     
  3. Jan 12, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    vtragweed

    vtragweed Beef Slut

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    good to have ya
     
  4. Jan 12, 2010 at 5:06 PM
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    XSB41

    XSB41 If I had a hammer...

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    hitch haul, bed extender, bed mat, behind seat gun rack, roof rack
    Welcome from another "semi" elderly uno...you're gonna love this site...hard to describe!:)
     
  5. Jan 12, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    HondaGM

    HondaGM Roll Tide

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  6. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:03 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Welcome from Connecticut, pretty good number of New Englanders on here.
     
  7. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    devilsalmostfree

    devilsalmostfree Well-Known Member

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  8. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    3" lift, allpro u-bolt flip kit,285/75/16 km2s, hella hid lights, hid conversions for headlights and foglights, led everything, debadged, 9145 reverse light bulbs, black tail lights, black headlight mod,trail-gear rock sliders, dynomax ultra flo muffler,satoshi with custom woven stainless grill,hella 100watt floods in grill, pioneer 4100 in dash dvd player, pioneer 800watt 4 channel amp, pioneer 4way 6x9s, pioneer 4 way 6.5s, 2 rockford p3 10's,rockford power 500.1 mono amp w/bass knob, 7 pin relocated, highlift and mount in bed, diff breather mod, led bed lights, secondary air filter removed,t-rex eyelids, mefab bumper bar, muddy under carriage
    welcome from florida!
    I love vermont! used to go skiing up there(killington, okemo)can you still openly carry a handgun up there?
     
  9. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  10. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:51 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

    SlurpeeBlueMetallic FFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU...

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  11. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    Don G

    Don G Old Goat

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    Welcome to TW old timer! ! ! ! ! Semper Fi
     
  12. Jan 12, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

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    welcome from a fellow Marine.
     
  13. Jan 12, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    smuggiesrider

    smuggiesrider Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from Northern VT. Nice deal. I'll take that sub-woof off your hands if you want.
     
  14. Jan 12, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    gjbonner

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    Welcome to TW!!! happy modding:)
     
  15. Jan 12, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    senor taco

    senor taco ROLLIN ON RUST

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    Welcome.
     
  16. Jan 13, 2010 at 4:41 AM
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    squad314

    squad314 Thinks he's Steve McQueen

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    Welcome ya Ol' Fart! I've ridden some R bikes in my day and love Vermont. Enjoy it here.:)
     
  17. Jan 13, 2010 at 5:03 AM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    Welcome Aboard, Ya Old Fahht! (from a native Northeast Kingdomer)
    Thanks for your service! You'll have fun with your new rig....and you got a pretty good deal! Jeezum Crow!
     
  18. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:17 AM
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    blackbrit

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    Hi and welcome!

    I'm new too, a fellow old fart, and another dog person. I lost my golden to cancer a couple years ago, and have a Brittany now that I hunt and compete with in field trials and hunt tests. The only good thing about not having a golden in my truck anymore is there isn't quite as much fur wrapped around everything! Still miss him. Goldens are great dogs. I bet they love the truck.
     
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