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Offline dorelse

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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #40 on: March 06, 2013, 12:52:08 PM »
Reds Scimitar looks as good as any of our boats that will be there.  It's the van that could use some work. LOL

I was gonna say, from the photos, that Scimitar is beautiful...sometimes we're our own worst critics.

Now...that van...get the tranny work done so you have a trouble free trip to IA Red!
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #41 on: March 06, 2013, 03:34:47 PM »
Not 100% sure Nancy will be there, but, Bear and I will be back at the same site,136, on Thursday.  Brandon, you must have been the reasoning I was on hold for several minutes this morning..... 

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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #42 on: March 06, 2013, 03:40:50 PM »
Glad to see you're returning, Terry.  Make sure you pack a spare (or two) for that trailer....
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #43 on: March 06, 2013, 03:49:37 PM »
Oh yeah Dan, Nancy may not be there to change the tire for me, that's when AAA will come in handy.  After our Iowa trip last year, I bought another casing to carry with me.  Anyone put a new tire on, the biggest problem we had on Sunday, was finding another tire.  Same as our 1st trip back from Minnesota in 2011.
Looking forward to seeing everyone again, and making new friends also.

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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #44 on: March 06, 2013, 05:02:14 PM »
I'll be there, not sure if I'll camp, or drive down for the day like last time. I'll see if I can convince the wife to camp so I can get a spot reserved.

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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #45 on: March 06, 2013, 05:10:33 PM »
Not 100% sure Nancy will be there, but, Bear and I will be back at the same site,136, on Thursday.  Brandon, you must have been the reasoning I was on hold for several minutes this morning..... 

Terry

not unless doing it online at 6:50am this morning would have jammed up the phone lines. :D
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #46 on: March 06, 2013, 05:17:03 PM »
I see several of us are arriving on Thursday for this year. Terry, Nancy, Amber and I set up camp and then headed to the resort for supper on Thursday evening of last year. Would anyone be interested in going to the resort for supper Thursday evening? It is really good food, Amber and I actually ate there twice during last years event.
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #47 on: March 06, 2013, 05:44:37 PM »
I tried to reserve a spot at 6 am on-line as well, just couldn't get it to work for some reason.

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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #48 on: March 06, 2013, 06:11:24 PM »
I'll offer my disclaimer on the restaurant, since I'm local, and we've eaten there many times.  In general, it is not a place I would recommend - BUT, that is based on the idea of someone nearby having to drive out there.  For those who aren't local, and staying at the lake, it's a perfectly fine place.  I do think the appearance of the restaurant & resort, along with the frilly language and "unique" menu items can lead to higher expectations than they are able to meet.  They do have a great patio, btw - and sometimes with live music.

That said, I'd be perfectly happy to eat a meal out there with a group of friends.  Whether I'm camping out Thursday night, or not, I'll come out for dinner. 

The menu is available online, http://honeycreekresort.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/dinnermenufeb_final.pdf

The resort has slips that you can use for free while visiting the restaurant/bar, so those of you set up early enough could put your boat in and cross to the resort side.
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #49 on: March 06, 2013, 06:39:44 PM »
The second night we ate there, the service sucked so bad I didn't even leave a tip.  But that was last year, I'll give them another try.

Terry

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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #50 on: March 06, 2013, 06:42:19 PM »
I will likely be cooking out...but we've got a couple months to figure it out.
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #51 on: March 06, 2013, 08:19:20 PM »
I'm pretty sure you're right.  Erik (CV23) might be at the resort with his wife, too.



We're going to be in one of the cabins Dan - closer to where all the action's at!
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #52 on: March 06, 2013, 08:36:15 PM »
I'm pretty sure you're right.  Erik (CV23) might be at the resort with his wife, too.



We're going to be in one of the cabins Dan - closer to where all the action's at!

At one of the State Park Cabins Erik?  I'll add you to the list!
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #53 on: March 06, 2013, 08:55:57 PM »
I will likely be cooking out...but we've got a couple months to figure it out.

Doran, remember I said I owe you one for going with me to pick up Fawkes?
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #54 on: March 07, 2013, 06:51:06 AM »
I'm pretty sure you're right.  Erik (CV23) might be at the resort with his wife, too.



We're going to be in one of the cabins Dan - closer to where all the action's at!

At one of the State Park Cabins Erik?  I'll add you to the list!


yes cabin #1- thanks Doran!

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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #55 on: March 07, 2013, 07:36:11 AM »
I took 117 to get my name down ... I might drive out and see how flat it is ...
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #56 on: March 07, 2013, 09:28:31 AM »
I took 117 to get my name down ... I might drive out and see how flat it is ...

I'd be curious too Dan, they closed the Southloop early in the fall and it isn't open until Mid-April.  So I was wondering if they haven't done some work on the campsites?

Anyway, I'll be sleeping uphill again  :D  From what I remember 118 was a bit slanted as well wasn't it?


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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #57 on: March 07, 2013, 09:43:04 AM »
Doran,
I doubt they'll do any grading work.  They might reset some of the fire pits / grills ... straighten up and secure the electrical risers.  I'll see what it looks like and report back.  Might be tomorrow or this weekend - kids get out of school early today.
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #58 on: March 07, 2013, 09:44:47 AM »
Doran,
I doubt they'll do any grading work.  They might reset some of the fire pits / grills ... straighten up and secure the electrical risers.  I'll see what it looks like and report back.  Might be tomorrow or this weekend - kids get out of school early today.

Could be, I just thought it was interesting that it was closed for 6 months...where the other campgrounds stayed open is all.
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Re: Run On Rathbun 2 - Calendar Notice
« Reply #59 on: March 07, 2013, 10:05:19 AM »
It filling up fast!!!  Brown = Booked,  Blue = Open

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