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Offline BigSmoker

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2005, 01:00:39 am »
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by nsxbill</i>
Jeff (Habanerosmoker) also roasts his own coffee as an FYI.
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But more frequently known as <font color="blue">BigSmoker</font id="blue">.  You have to forgive Bill though he's old[}:)][;)]

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2005, 01:46:13 am »
Just can't tell one smoker from another!  I will never forget old what's his name!  I remembered Jeff!  Could be some big Habaneros! [:D]

I apologize Jeff.

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2005, 11:47:18 am »
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by nsxbill</i>
<br />Jeff (Habanerosmoker) also roasts his own coffee as an FYI.

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Wow! I thought that I had a senior moment until I got to Jeff's post. [:)]



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Re: Raptor
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2005, 09:48:58 pm »
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote">it is just too easy to service myself
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hmmmm . . . don't think I want to touch this with a ten foot pole . . . Kirk--how about you?
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Re: Raptor
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2005, 10:15:11 pm »
How do you know Kirk doesn't want to touch it, especially after it has been back-flushed and has a new group seal!  

Your mind just has to get out of the gutter so mine can float by!
 
At my age, at least this espresso machine is something I can still service!

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #20 on: January 08, 2005, 11:50:04 pm »
I definately don't want to touch it, and, I'd prefer to not even see it! I don't care if it's clean, just keep it away![:D][:D][:D]

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2005, 05:32:46 pm »
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by nsxbill</i>
<br />birdboy,

The A la di Vittoria La Valentina is a very pretty unit. I was also looking at that one and the Andreja Premium from Quickmill sold by Chriscoffee, but brace yourself!  <font color="red">I got the S27 and the MD40 for $800.</font id="red">  

Couldn't say no to that!  

I had to drive to San Luis Obispo in my Hummer to pick it up which was a 700 mile round trip.  The MD I bought it from didn't want to ship it. It is about 5 years old and serviced by Rancilio Rep in his home every year out of Modesto.  

Scary...it is just too easy to service myself.  I do a weekly blind flush and plan on putting new group seal when it leaks...

Love the capability to do one mocha after another without hesitation when we have company.  

Happy Smoking and coffee drinking!

Jeff (Habanerosmoker) also roasts his own coffee as an FYI.

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Wow, I couldn't have turned that one down either, great price!

Oh, wait, maybe I need a Hummer to go with my espresso machine [:D]

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #22 on: January 25, 2005, 05:36:41 pm »
LMAO here.  Funny stuff.  Good thing I work for myself or I'm sure someone would want to know what I'm laughing at[:D].

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #23 on: January 26, 2005, 12:33:20 am »
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by birdboy</i>
<br />Oh, wait, maybe I need a Hummer to go with my espresso machine [:D]
<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"></font id="quote">I don't like coffee, but if I had to drink a cup in order to get....[:D][:D]

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #24 on: January 26, 2005, 03:58:14 pm »
It goes perfect with coffee, it would certainly help get you up in the morning [:0]

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #25 on: January 27, 2005, 01:14:44 am »
Because I couldn't wait to jump in it & drive to work, right?[;)]

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Ya think next time I check into a hotel & they ask "Smoking or Non?" they would mind?
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Ya think if next time I check into a hotel & they ask "Smoking or Non", they would mind?

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #26 on: January 27, 2005, 04:12:14 pm »
Of course [:D]

With the terrain those can take it would be a fun ride, grab on and hold on [:D]

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #27 on: January 27, 2005, 04:49:42 pm »
My H2 now has about 32K miles.  It is so efficient at generating its own gasoline, that I have to go in every 2 weeks and have fuel taken out.  Right!  My NSX hasn't moved from the driveway since August 03.  

The H2 is great to drive, and as comfortable as an Escalade.  The drawback, of course is the mileage.  I get average of 11 MPG commuting from near Placerville to Sacramento 4 days a week.  Off road it is unbelievable...no exaggeration.  

I have climbed boulders at about 45 degree angle.  I have had it up to it's doors in water..it just keeps on going.  Not too roomy inside, but will haul my Bradley Smoker, and of course, the topic of this number of pages of posting, my BBQGuru Procom4 controller.  

It is just as comfortable off road as it is on the Highway commute.  Yes, it has a few dents because I have taken it off road and brushed a couple of trees with it.

I have done some knick-knack add-ons, including a big Stainless Steel Gas Tailgater Grill that mounts into the trailer hitch.  I put on a Gobi full top rack with spare mount because the darn tire on a swing away holder on the back is in the way of rear view, and inside, stinks and takes up a lot of interior room.  I have a full set of 5 extra tires and wheels, and put in the little jump seat in the back after I bought the thing.  Dealer wanted so much for the extras, I just bought them after purchase off of Ebay.  For such a big ride, it will, with the jump seat, only hold 6 in seat belts.

Almost drove to Vancouver this year, and thought about going up into Alaska, but couldn't get enough time away from the job to do the trip.  If I keep it, would also like to do a Baja trip.  

My wife has not driven it since I bought it.  I have an Acura NSX since 1993, and she hasn't driven it either... She just doesn't like sports cars or big SUVs...no big downside for me.  There are some tax advantages of the big vehicle as a tax write-off.  Will be exploring that this year.

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Re: Raptor
« Reply #28 on: January 28, 2005, 01:37:33 am »
Here is the accessory I'd want to have on mine.[8D]



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Re: Raptor
« Reply #29 on: January 28, 2005, 02:27:46 am »
You might need a .50cal or M60 for that big hog we saw the other day...almost would need a winch to get up on the hood too!

Bill
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