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Old 02-11-2011, 08:48 AM   #171
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Sucks about the supervisors... I love being left alone to do my work out in the field. I do my work. I do it right. I don't get complained on. I go home at the end of the day. I don't call my supervisors with a bunch of crap. I basically keep to myself as much as possible. That's what a supervisor wants. I hate those supervisors that you are basically talking about. I know of that here and I just stay away from it (not my direct supervisors).

But....back to the good stuff...

I was looking and looking, but it's a small picture. Gimmie a high res and I'll find what you're talkin' about!
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Old 02-11-2011, 11:21 AM   #172
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Sweeeeeeeet! Makin' some progress! Sorry to hear about the rig, but you'll be off soon enough, rollin' in Brandi (pun intended). What day are you supposed to be back?
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:00 PM   #173
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[QUOTE=TAG UR IT;2827467]Sucks about the supervisors... I love being left alone to do my work out in the field. I do my work. I do it right. I don't get complained on. I go home at the end of the day. I don't call my supervisors with a bunch of crap. I basically keep to myself as much as possible. That's what a supervisor wants. I hate those supervisors that you are basically talking about. I know of that here and I just stay away from it (not my direct supervisors).

QUOTE]Actually the supervisors in my Department are awesome...but they are on the beach... I call them maybe three times in 28 days, and thats usually to BS about something...

The rest of it edited out due to...

Sorry, just not in a very good mood today...
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:01 PM   #174
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Sweeeeeeeet! Makin' some progress! Sorry to hear about the rig, but you'll be off soon enough, rollin' in Brandi (pun intended). What day are you supposed to be back?
Supposedly I'll be back in country Tuesday morning, but that remains to be seen... Weather, my relief showing up, flights etc...
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:22 PM   #175
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hang in there bro... don't let the cabin fever get to ya.

Lots of good things in your life to be happy about.



don't get tunnel vision.. Big picture... that's the good stuff.

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Old 02-12-2011, 01:51 AM   #176
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don't get tunnel vision.. Big picture... that's the good stuff.

ThankYou...
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Old 02-12-2011, 07:12 PM   #177
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Robert - Went to Henderson Performance on Thursday and couldn't even get in the door. There was a pile of parts stacked from the door to the back of the shop with a "Hold for Pink Pig sign on them". Talked with Corey and saw all of your parts, what an impressive pile! Corey said he was getting ready to bring your car in and shut down the shop to focus on your build.
You are gonna have one monster when this build is done and you definitely went with the right builder for the project. I had a little work done on Thursday and was really impressed with Corey's approach to working on a customers car. You stated earlier in your thread that he brings in a certain amount of reality and that is what I saw and appreciated.
You are gonna have an awesome car my friend!
Corey had an IOM in his shop and I was gonna take a picture and post it with a comment about the new color for Brandi but I figure your stressing enough so I will leave it alone........ for now.
Looking forward to seeing you when you get back.
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Old 02-13-2011, 03:45 AM   #178
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Sam,

Thanks for the update. I am doubly stressed with work and the fact that I can't freely communicate with my Wife... My personal e-mail is out, and we are severly restricted to how much we can use the company computer for personal stuff... I try to call, but thats very hit and miss as well....

We'll deal with it...

As for Corey, he is seriously top notch... I figure if anyone wants to find me for the next couple or three weeks, they only need stop by there, and yes, I promised I would not be in the way or make them crazy...
I found a builder...
1. that I like a lot
2. that knows his business,
3. that I trust with my car implicitly...

So, I'll watch, ask an occasional question, only if I'm not in the way...

Thanks for the update as I'm sure they have sent me something and I can't get into my yahoo account for the last 4 days. Which sux by the way...
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:35 AM   #179
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Many thanks to "Speedster" for turning me on to your build . This is the build I'd love to do and I've been looking at the same turbos.
I looked at the ERL blocks also , they are super trick . What is the stroke ? I always liked the big bore short stroke , rev it to the wood combo . I'm sure whatever you chose it will scream .
This will certainly be one of the top Camaros in the world .
Good luck with your project , I'll be watching and endeavour .
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Old 02-13-2011, 02:37 PM   #180
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Many thanks to "Speedster" for turning me on to your build . This is the build I'd love to do and I've been looking at the same turbos.
I looked at the ERL blocks also , they are super trick . What is the stroke ? I always liked the big bore short stroke , rev it to the wood combo . I'm sure whatever you chose it will scream .
This will certainly be one of the top Camaros in the world .
Good luck with your project , I'll be watching and endeavour .
Thanks, despite the relief crew getting turned around last night on the way down, I may still get off of here tomorrow and headed home finally...

I'll start updating withactual information by Wednesday or so...

thanks for stopping in, and I'll get you the bore stroke info soon....
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:15 PM   #181
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Get back here already... I mean there already... i am on the east coast again. haha.
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:35 PM   #182
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Get back here already... I mean there already... I am on the east coast again. haha.
Well I'm stuck here another day... My relief's crew arrived in country in time to get out here but the helicopters would not fly due to weather out over the water... I think there was a rain cloud around the coast of Africa...
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:38 PM   #183
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Well I'm stuck here another day... My relief's crew arrived in country in time to get out here but the helicopters would not fly due to weather out over the water... I think there was a rain cloud around the coast of Africa...
Sorry to hear that. Oh well, you've made it this far...one more day should be a walk in the park for you. Can't wait for you to be back...you gonna make it to the meet this week I hope?
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Sorry to hear that. Oh well, you've made it this far...one more day should be a walk in the park for you. Can't wait for you to be back...you gonna make it to the meet this week I hope?
I go out walk'in, after midnight... w/out my Camaro, a just a talking, to everyone I please... can you guys handle a Harley in your midst...
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Old 02-14-2011, 06:08 PM   #185
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I go out walk'in, after midnight... w/out my Camaro, a just a talking, to everyone I please... can you guys handle a Harley in your midst...
I know I sure as hell can! I told you a while back you should bring it to a meet sometime!
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:16 PM   #186
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Wow, you sound like me...

My mom says I had a standing apointment in the emergency room closest to where ever we lived...

Being an Air Force brat, we were given our military records to carry to my dads next assignment. Upon arrival, we went to the hospital and turned them over to that facility...

Five of them were about 2 inches thick, TOTAL, and then there was mine... Mom, Dad, two older brothers, and a younger sister...had a combined five folders... binders, whatever you want to call them... by the time I was 12, I had five of them to myself... each about two inches thick... oh the stories my parents could tell about me growing up... I figured they would name a military hospital after me some day... or a research center, 1,000,000 ways to cause your self to need to go to the emergency room... When I lived in the Phillipines, I made three trips in one day... stitches twice, thumb, and then my forehead the second time, and a severly sprained ankle the third time... I probably could have made it four times but I couldn't walk and my mom restricted me to the couch...

The difference between you and me was it sounds like your siblings did it to you, I did most of it to myself, not all of it, but most...
You lived in the Philippines? subic, clark or wallace? Your thread is entertaining, I never got bored reading through it.

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Old 02-17-2011, 05:44 AM   #187
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You lived in the Philippines? subic, clark or wallace? Your thread is entertaining, I never got bored reading through it.
My dad was assigned to Clark. We were there almost exactly two years... We lived off base in an area called Diaond Village for a year, then got base housing.

Fortunately, it wasn't too far from the base hospital...
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