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Just wondeirng if anyone else from here is going to the show this year?

I know that it's mostly for the custom and sport crowd... but I figure I'll head in one of those days to take a peek.

Right now, I'm planning on Friday afternoon/evening when I get off work at 3PM. That's usually when it's less crowded than the next 2 days on the weekend.

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Tom,

Is that one of those NY LOTO machines, above your traffic screen?....LOL You guys got it good...>LOL

I won't attend again this year. Just too much traffic and a general pain for me to go.

Nice to see the Custom machines, but once the floor gets busy, I hardly see anything at 5'4"...LOL

Have a good visit.

Dawg
 

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Bulldog said:
Is that one of those NY LOTO machines, above your traffic screen?....LOL You guys got it good...>LOL

Dawg
LOL.. no such luck. The Lotto machines are much newer technology than what you see there.

That, my friend, is what they call IDS-4. It is the display we have for current weather, NOTAMS, etc.

It is MS-DOS based. You get that? DOS!!! :shock:

That's the technology the US Gov't is still running on here, at what could be argued as the world's most complex ATC facility.

Let me stop before I climb up on THAT soapbox. :x

Anyway.. c'mon down, Dawg. No need to drive all the way. You & Meesh can take the train down from Terrytown... check out the show, and then have dinner in the city. ;-)

The main reason I'm going to the show is to check out & straddle one or two of the new BMW's and see how it fits. Not that I'm thinking of buying one, but if I decide to go on any of the main European bike tours in the future... that's what they offer for rental.

Plus I fugure I'll check and see what other specials and/or freebies the vendors there have.

:)
Tom
 

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I'll be there. I might even find something new to put on the bike(s).

The Zumo 550 is the latest addition.



How about you Norman? Your bike could use some chrome!
 

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:shock: 8)

Just a few reasons I DID NOT even think of gettin' into bein' a tower FAA Dude:

I was a Tactical Intercept Controller kinda guy which equates to bein' a Banger versus 1k sep and 10 degrees kinda guy. :roll: :lol:

The stress guys like Tom and BullDog endure doin' it would it kill me or drive me back to drinkin'. :twisted:

The Boss told me to get a gig makin' some decent money with less stress than when I was in uniform and for most the most part mission accomplished. 8)


My hat's off to the FAA contollers who can survive that gig and still have a life.
 

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Self polishing? Get one of your girlfriends to polish the chrome! (like Nancy would even polish her bikes)
 

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Just bumping this, in case anyone local is going and wants to meet up there.

As far as I know.. I'll arrive shortly after 4PM on Friday.

:)
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RadarContact said:
Just bumping this, in case anyone local is going and wants to meet up there.

As far as I know.. I'll arrive shortly after 4PM on Friday.

:)
Tom
Wifey and I will be there. We're going to get into Manhattan early to grab a bite to eat and take in the Manhattan experience. We're very Eastern Long Island......
 

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I am not currently a wing owner but plan on being one very soon. I will be at the show Friday about 4 to check out color choices in person :D Hope to get to meet some wing owners there.
 

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I'll be leaving straight from work... hoping that the rain/sleet/snow/whatever has stopped by then. :)

Should be wearing my blue GoldWing jacket. If ya see me, feel free to say "Hello" and introduce yourself.

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I'll be leaving straight from work... hoping that the rain/sleet/snow/whatever has stopped by then. :)

Should be wearing my blue GoldWing jacket. If ya see me, feel free to say "Hello" and introduce yourself.

:)



The wet weather is supposed to stop by morning, may be just windy in the evening. I am taking the train which gets to penn at 3:34 so I dont have to deal with weather/parking. I will look out for you, I will be the guy hovering over the wings.
 
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