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Old 01-16-2016, 07:00 PM
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you should know what a real sno-cat is, TUCKER, all others are............

I can see we're going to have to have a talk about that....

Depends on what your doing I'd say..

They definitely have their place, I do agree.

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Old 01-17-2016, 11:05 AM
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Well, I expect this will be a grand adventure! Thanks to all for responding so quick.

-Bob M; aka Wannabe-
Bob,

Welcome aboard ! Leavenworth is a great place to hook up with all the vintage snow cats and operators .his year is going to be a great one with all the snow the area is receiving.
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I don't mind the reference to vintage sno-cats, but vintage operators? Your day will come.
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Old 01-17-2016, 03:24 PM
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I can see we're going to have to have a talk about that....

Depends on what your doing I'd say..

They definitely have their place, I do agree.

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Wow ! Guess that means your going to show up for the Snow Cat Jamboree to have that talk !:big grin: Hope to see you there
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Old 01-17-2016, 03:26 PM
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I don't mind the reference to vintage sno-cats, but vintage operators? Your day will come.
Did you just single yourself out ?
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Old 01-24-2016, 12:29 PM
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The local snowmobile club had its annual family playday on Mt Baker yesterday. With all the gear to haul, it sure was nice for Mr. Prez to bring out his Thiokol and make light work of it all. It hadn't been out since Timberline and purred like a kitten. The rear deck also doubled as a cooking platform for the large grill. Hope to see it at the jamboree!


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looks just like a thiokol I sold about ten years ago.
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Old 01-25-2016, 02:04 PM
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I have done the same for our club but my insurance got dropped and haven't found any yet that is good. so it looks like they may be using other means this year.


i'm counting the days till our jamboree feb 19
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How do you keep those sleds from trying to pass you on that 12% downhill?
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Old 01-25-2016, 03:06 PM
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I didn't have much trouble on that trip. I did speed up when they started catching up to the tracks. I could have set a speed record for me that day.
one heaver load on a very steep incline we put a snowmobile on the back and put it in reverse. that one had a large bbq on skis and toboggans.

25 days till Leavenworth jamboree.
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Old 01-25-2016, 10:25 PM
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Please excuse a few of the photos in this they won't mean anything to anyone but myself. I made the video for my wife.
If you like it you might enjoy making the trip to Leavenworth WA the weekend of Feb 19th.

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Good Evening Everyone,

My name is Frederique. I am in NE Iowa. I am new to this forum. You probably heard this story often but I had the Matchbox Snow Trac as a kid and that started a fascination with SnowCats in General. The Jamboree sounds like it could be a fun event to attend and meet folks with the same interest. Sadly not yet an owner but hoping to change that in the near future!
I wanted to see if some of you could tell me more about the event, will it be worth attending for a non owner? Places to stay etc.
I thank you all in advance for your input.

Cheers.

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Old 01-26-2016, 11:31 AM
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YES YES YES, come out to a Jamboree, one, two, or take in all three, you will meet great people, see a wide variety of machines, including the toy snow-tracs, more than one person will be happy to have you ride along (quite sure they tell how wonderful their sno-cat is, and why you should buy one just like it ), and the stories, alone, would make the trip to Jamboree, well worth you coming ............

clowder - michigan, first weekend in february

leavenworth - washington, third weekend in february

timberline - mt hood, oregon, first weekend in may

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Thanks for the video. I think that is the first posted pix from last years oops. At least the first I've seen.
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Unfortunately, I believe you are correct Cidertom. Only pics that I have seen too. I suspect that guy still owes you and your wife a nice dinner or two.

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The video is just what I needed today! Got me off the fence about going back to Timberline. thanks!
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Good Evening Everyone,

My name is Frederique. I am in NE Iowa. I am new to this forum. You probably heard this story often but I had the Matchbox Snow Trac as a kid and that started a fascination with SnowCats in General. The Jamboree sounds like it could be a fun event to attend and meet folks with the same interest. Sadly not yet an owner but hoping to change that in the near future!
I wanted to see if some of you could tell me more about the event, will it be worth attending for a non owner? Places to stay etc.
I thank you all in advance for your input.

Cheers.

Frederique B.
Welcome to the addiction Frederique. The Leavenworth WA Jamboree is Feb 18-21. Thurs and Fri the machines will be at the motor inn and many lies are told among the owners and those interested. Saturday is the running of the cats and you can use the first lie telling days to find a place in a cat if you want to see them in their natural habitat. Here is the contact info for the inn: http://www.derritterhof.com/ Be sure to tell them that you are with the snowcat jamboree for a discounted price. If they are full there are many nice places to stay in Leavenworth.
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YES YES YES, come out to a Jamboree, one, two, or take in all three, you will meet great people, see a wide variety of machines, including the toy snow-tracs, more than one person will be happy to have you ride along (quite sure they tell how wonderful their sno-cat is, and why you should buy one just like it ), and the stories, alone, would make the trip to Jamboree, well worth you coming ............

clowder - michigan, first weekend in february

leavenworth - washington, third weekend in february

timberline - mt hood, oregon, first weekend in may
Thank you for your kind words and encouragement . My partner and myself are hoping to make it happen.
Cheers.
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Welcome to the addiction Frederique. The Leavenworth WA Jamboree is Feb 18-21. Thurs and Fri the machines will be at the motor inn and many lies are told among the owners and those interested. Saturday is the running of the cats and you can use the first lie telling days to find a place in a cat if you want to see them in their natural habitat. Here is the contact info for the inn: http://www.derritterhof.com/ Be sure to tell them that you are with the snowcat jamboree for a discounted price. If they are full there are many nice places to stay in Leavenworth.
Thank you for the recommendation. The town looks really cool. My partner and myself are hoping to make it happen!

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You could even hit one in two weeks:

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