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Old 01-09-2021, 11:53 AM   #1
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Old 01-09-2021, 11:58 AM   #2
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Thanks for starting the new thread.
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Thanks for starting the new thread.
Yes, thanks, but can you link to the old thread in the first post, so we don't completely lose track of it?
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Welp, that's kind of annoying "closing" the other one though. I wanted to quote something someone had posted and now the software doesn't let you. Oh well.
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Welp, that's kind of annoying "closing" the other one though. I wanted to quote something someone had posted and now the software doesn't let you. Oh well.
Why not quote it from there and post it here?
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Old 01-09-2021, 12:29 PM   #6
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Since the other thread closed I'll repost here.

We bought a cabin
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Since the other thread closed I'll repost here.

We bought a cabin
That's wonderful! Congratulations. Are you able to share some details about the cabin?
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Cabin sounds cool, and expensive too! Good going -

Yeah where is it and can you fish close by?
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Yeah where is it and can you fish close by?
It's 50 minutes from home on a large lake, not lakefront but lakeview about 300 yards from the beach. It's only 760 sq ft but laid out very well. We got a good deal as it's been vacant for a few years (elderly owner) but it's in great shape. As a bonus, one of my friends and bandmates has the place next door and knows some of the history and even the person that built it.

I don't fish
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Fishing or not, being that close to the lake sounds wonderful!
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Fishing or not, being that close to the lake sounds wonderful!
We're happy. We've been looking for a year or so and this one suits our needs.
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well, i bought it in 2020 and the thread locked yesterday. It's and Emerald Guitar made in Ireland. I can only compare it to my high end taylors. The 4 Taylors are in the closet forever, the X20 is that good. unfortunately, Taylor has flooded the market with a buy one get one so my closet will stay full for a few years. This x20 cost me $2300 delivered in 7 days. It takes 4 months to have one custom made, which i do plan on doing.
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well, i bought it in 2020 and the thread locked yesterday. It's and Emerald Guitar made in Ireland. I can only compare it to my high end taylors. The 4 Taylors are in the closet forever, the X20 is that good. unfortunately, Taylor has flooded the market with a buy one get one so my closet will stay full for a few years. This x20 cost me $2300 delivered in 7 days. It takes 4 months to have one custom made, which i do plan on doing.

Beautiful, Kitesurfer - now I do have to google the brand.
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well, i bought it in 2020 and the thread locked yesterday. It's and Emerald Guitar made in Ireland. I can only compare it to my high end taylors. The 4 Taylors are in the closet forever, the X20 is that good. unfortunately, Taylor has flooded the market with a buy one get one so my closet will stay full for a few years. This x20 cost me $2300 delivered in 7 days. It takes 4 months to have one custom made, which i do plan on doing.
Beautiful guitar and a reasonable price too.

Taylor has a buy one get one deal?
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I'm already trying to psych myself into springing for 1st class airfare when we are next able to return to the mainland for a sabbatical from Paradise. We missed last summer, so figure maybe we can blow that dough this year. It will be difficult - even though we can afford it. I guess we'll see - watch these pages as YMMV.
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Wow! You might be blowing more on it in the future as well!!
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