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    • November 7, 2018 11:48 AM EST
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      David Maynard said:

      Nooooooooo....

       

       

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    • November 7, 2018 2:37 PM EST
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         But if I collect a lot of junk I probably won't find it until after the deadline!

    • November 7, 2018 8:57 PM EST
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      Junk?!

       

      No, its not junk. Its material. Kit-bash material. At dare is good stuff.

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    • November 7, 2018 9:27 PM EST
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      I just got a big box of junk train parts

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    • November 7, 2018 10:45 PM EST
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      Wellllllll   Vic.... any trucks in there?  Those are always useful for bashing projects.

       

       

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    • November 8, 2018 6:30 PM EST
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      Trucks. Is zat a clue?

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    • November 8, 2018 7:55 PM EST
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      Trucks cost too much to bash!

    • November 8, 2018 8:04 PM EST
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    • November 20, 2018 10:02 AM EST
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      42  DAYS

      Till

      MIK's 2019

      Build Challenge

       

      2019 will be the 10th anniversary of the Challenge ( can you believe it? ).

      We've done so many things along the line.  And this next challenge will have no excuses from any of the builders.

      Start hoarding the stuff, and stashing away the eitty bitty pieces,  cause you very well may need them this year.

      This post was edited by Dave Taylor at November 21, 2018 12:42 PM EST
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    • November 20, 2018 10:21 AM EST
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      I've been stealing napkins from fancy restaurants in preparation!

    • November 20, 2018 12:05 PM EST
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      Our "napkins" are paper towels so I can usually find a supply!

    • November 20, 2018 5:01 PM EST
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      Fearless Leader said; "And this next challenge will have no excuses from any of the builders."

       

      Oh yeah????, I guess you didn't see that rabbit up my sleeve!

       

      I may be doing Chemo again, I'll give ol Mik my best tho'.

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • November 20, 2018 6:45 PM EST
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      John Caughey said:

       

      I may be doing Chemo again, I'll give ol Mik my best tho'.

      Damn it John, Sorry to hear that.

       

      I hope I will be recovering from surgery or at the very least looking forward to having it. But I am looking toward the challenge.

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    • November 20, 2018 6:46 PM EST
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      Doug Arnold said:

      Our "napkins" are paper towels so I can usually find a supply!

      I use graph paper as a napkin, I swear.

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    • November 20, 2018 7:17 PM EST
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      Devon/John: Thoughts coming your way :-(. Hope you feel good enough to Mik! 

    • November 20, 2018 8:39 PM EST
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      Devon Sinsley said:
      John Caughey said:

       

      I may be doing Chemo again, I'll give ol Mik my best tho'.

      Damn it John, Sorry to hear that.

       

      I hope I will be recovering from surgery or at the very least looking forward to having it. But I am looking toward the challenge.

      I worry more about you than about me. My support team is confident and happy that I caught this one early.

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • November 21, 2018 1:12 AM EST
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      Damn! It just dawned on me I'm scheduled for eye surgery January 29. I used my computer for a napkin last year but I'm always spilling food and/or drink on it, so I think that qualifies ...

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    • November 21, 2018 9:11 AM EST
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      Unless something extremely bad happens my hat will be in the the ring. The MIK challenge is one of the highlights of my year.

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    • November 21, 2018 9:26 AM EST
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      Devon Sinsley said:
      Doug Arnold said:

      Our "napkins" are paper towels so I can usually find a supply!

      I use graph paper as a napkin, I swear.

       

      I would guess it you had a beard , it wouldn't irritate your face/skin .. 

       

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    • November 21, 2018 3:07 PM EST
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      I formally used paper towels because all my great ideas seemed to run on and on.

      Evolution has refined my scope and while still finding a roll format desirable, the TP roll better exemplifies the result. As it were...

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      John

       

      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

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