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    well we sold the house here in Florida. December 15th headed west to my birthplace of Oklahoma. Bought an acreage, after 16 years of living in a HOA and having people measure your grass, and time how long you garbage cans are left out by the curb. I'm done,Never again ! So if you don't see any progress posts on the roadstar just know as soon as we get settled in I will be back after it. I'm really excited how close I am to being done. Paint will have to wait till the spring since it's just a little colder in Oklahoma in the winter
    Rob

  • #2
    Awesome and what part of OK do you live? Remember we’ll have the Eureka Springs Meet n greet again.

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    • #3
      Blanchard. Pretty much central Ok just south of Oklahoma City

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      • #4
        Good choice, I think.

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        • #5
          Good for you getting out of the HOA I'm not sure that we even have HOA's in Montana.
          See you on the flip side "Rob in OK".
          Manuals, Roadwing, other stuff
          PGR
          PGT MT

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          • #6
            Congrats Rob soon to no longer be in FL

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            • #7
              So is your screen name going to change?
              2012 Road Star Silverado S

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              • Rob in FL
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                Hmmm, choices

            • #8
              Nice. Could not deal with living in a neighborhood. Hell, I don’t even like the neighbors I have. Especially when the corn comes down and I can see their house, lol.

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              • #9
                Rob, have a safe move and be sure to post pictures of that good looking build.
                I will not apologize for being white, being straight or for loving this country.

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                • Rob in FL
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                  Thank you sir ! Will be posting a few new ones today making some real progress now.

              • #10
                Congratz Rob... Hope the move goes smoothly. BTW, I've got to ask, did the weather in FL have anything to do with it?

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                • Rob in FL
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                  The humidity is about the same as home in summertime, but it shouldn't be humid and 80's in November! in all seriousness I am tired of hurricane seasons. Tornadoes last 15 minutes and their gone

              • #11
                Welcome back to the true Midwest, not what those dang northerners keep referring to . By the way, your attendance will be required at next year's OKC lunch run with the Kansas and Texas delegations. Date TBD

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                • Rob in FL
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                  Will be glad to attend. Now that I'm retired I can do some traveling

                • Deerkiller
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                  Agreed. I’m a proud Michigander and don’t understand why we are considered a Midwest state. If anything we have our own designation here as the Great Lakes region. We have unique circumstances here with our surroundings. Weather created by the big lakes that is unlike most of the rest of the country. And we speak with no accent. Except Yoopers who sound almost Canadian, lol. If you go 200-300 miles in any direction, different accents start to show up.

              • #12
                we will have to get together i live 6 miles south of your birthplace or city. Blanchard has really grown in the past 10 yrs or so. MBK forgot the Oklahoma delegation as we weren't mentioned but its all good . MBK coulnt resist brother

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                • mbk
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                  Goes without saying, Dude. You Okies are the most gracious hosts!!!!

              • #13
                forgot to add welcome back to the Great State of Oklahoma in advance

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                • Rob in FL
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                  Thanks good to be coming home !

              • #14
                As someone who is also living in an HOA, I feel your pain. These gestapo loving idiots even gave my sister a citation for having a small pile of twigs collected after a thunderstorm.
                "Do or do not, there is no try."

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                • Rob in FL
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                  We just found out from our realtor we have to get an estoppel document getting "clearance" to leave the neighborhood. Oh, and it's 250 bucks. You can't go to closing without it, supposedly states you don't owe them any money. Never never never again!

              • #15
                So it looks like I will miss you this Christmas when I come down, safe travel and safer move. I left Florida in 2003 and will never move back!
                All these extra nuts and bolts go somewhere... oh well, I'll figure it out later.

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                • #16
                  Sorry about that I was hoping to let you try out the Indian. My sister tells me central Oklahoma could get 1-4 inches of snow Tuesday. I know those of you who get hammered with snow every year probably hate it but after 16 years of no snow I will enjoy at least one winter

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                  • #17
                    I'm working on getting out of the Chicago area. We didn't have HOA but don't want neighbors.
                    And here, there is a tax from your town, your county, and your state for moving out. They tax the heck out of you so you want to move, then tax you for moving.

                    I have ton of work to do on the new place, but as far as I'm concerned, the kitchen is ready.

                    This is so great compared to 90 minutes and $50 an hour at the range. :-)

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                    • Rob in FL
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                      Very nice ! My wife thinks I'm kidding about shooting from the back porch and peeing my name in the snow

                    • Brad_G
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                      How can any town/county/state TAX you on leaving? There are some seriously screwed up laws in the books.

                  • #18
                    Not enough snow to practice calligraphy yet,
                    but the back porch is closer than than the bathroom.

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                    • #19
                      Originally posted by TimB View Post
                      Good choice, I think.
                      DITTO !!
                      I love the smell of smoked pork in the morning !

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                      • #20
                        Never buy a home with a HOA. Just walk away.

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                        • Rob in FL
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                          You are correct lesson learned !

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