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Old 07-12-2017, 06:38 AM
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Default Oshkosh Oddysey

Arrived at Home Built Camping yesterday afternoon about 1 PM after a 15 1/2 hour drive from Winder. ( I'm gettin' too old for this straight through stuff)
Got the bugs swept out of the building to start with
Looked at progress of Pavillion, (Pictures later).Sod down & looks great. Roof dried in & tin to be installed on Friday. All y'all will be impressed with sheer size
(40 x 80)
Had supper with my buds from Home Built HQ @ Friar Tucks. beer & French Dip hit the spot.
Hot Shower
Bedtime 2145 (9:30 PM)
Woke up @ 0645 to drizzling rain, so plan is to clean inside & hit Menards for HBC supplies.
More tomorrow...stay tuned
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Old 07-12-2017, 06:47 AM
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Thanks Jerry! Man I'm starting to get antsy with anticipation. For those who care, the Webcams are up and transmitting:

https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/ea...enture-webcams
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Old 07-12-2017, 06:50 AM
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I hate those webcams. If I look at them even once I end up going to OSH!
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Old 07-12-2017, 08:17 AM
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Jerry, keep us updated... while the rest of us are flying a desk until it is time to escape northbound.
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Old 07-12-2017, 09:15 AM
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Really appreciate all that you do up there, Jerry! Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Vic
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Old 07-12-2017, 09:30 AM
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Jerry,

Thanks for all your effort. This will be my first trip to Oshkosh, weather and work allowing. I plan to camp in HBC and take it all in...
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Old 07-12-2017, 09:44 AM
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Thank you for all the advance work Jerry. I can't wait to get there on Saturday. Volunteering at HBC has been the best experience.
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Old 07-12-2017, 12:08 PM
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Thanks for the news. Carol and I hope to get there next Thursday
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:33 PM
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Thank you Jerry & Jay for all you do for us in HBC.
Looking forward to catching up.

See you next weekend.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:37 PM
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Thanks Jerry for all your hard work to make the OSH experience so great for everyone.
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