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Beater
10-14-2013, 08:08 AM
well, I've been absent for a while as some of you may or may not know. Here's why:

I had a battle with Kidney Cancer. I won, but not without loosing a little time and ground.

I am not wheeling much, or at all, and the camping/fishing thing has gone down to day trips or the family cabin right outside of tin cup.

I go back to work in the next couple of days/weeks, and I am firing up my torches again for custom work/sculpture.

Hope everyone has been well.

FJCDan
10-14-2013, 08:20 AM
Congrats John, Glad to hear the good news. :bowdown: I am 2 years now myself. Get some rest and do not over do it. Best wishes to you. Dan

rover67
10-14-2013, 08:25 AM
HOLY COW!!

Well were glad to hear that you are doing well again!! Also glad to hear that you are well enough to start picking up some more normal activities, hopefully that'll keep your spirits high!

Let us know if you need anything!

Lars
10-14-2013, 09:02 AM
Thanks for letting us know. If there is anyting we can do just let us know.

Hulk
10-14-2013, 09:49 AM
Hey John, good to see you back on the RS forum. Hope to see you in person some time soon! Glad you're on the mend.

nattybumppo
10-14-2013, 10:27 AM
Great to hear you beat it!

nakman
10-14-2013, 11:43 AM
Good to hear John, and hope to see more of you. Let's wheel/ride/weld something.

Romer
10-14-2013, 12:21 PM
Happy to hear your doing well John. I have had to deal with the Big C in my family and know the effects can be devestating.

Bruiser
10-14-2013, 08:02 PM
Good to hear from you John. I am happy to hear things are turning around.

Justin

Fishy
10-14-2013, 08:13 PM
Great news!

The Arkansas is fishing well, Spinney has a few more weeks (maybe)..... in either case, with a win like that you deserve to be driven to the fishing spot.

I'm here and ready whenever you are. Door to river, my treat. (as long as you don't mind seeing me hook up early and often) :thumb:

simps80
10-14-2013, 08:43 PM
Congratulations on that win! A win of the most important kind.
Best wishes for a continued and complete recovery..:thumb:

Beater
10-15-2013, 06:49 AM
thanks all - I celebrated with a new tundra. :)

MDH33
10-15-2013, 07:23 AM
thanks all - I celebrated with a new tundra. :)

:cool: We need pics man!

:thumb:

PabloCruise
10-21-2013, 04:15 PM
well, I've been absent for a while as some of you may or may not know. Here's why:

I had a battle with Kidney Cancer. I won, but not without loosing a little time and ground.

I am not wheeling much, or at all, and the camping/fishing thing has gone down to day trips or the family cabin right outside of tin cup.

I go back to work in the next couple of days/weeks, and I am firing up my torches again for custom work/sculpture.

Hope everyone has been well.

Darn glad to hear it!

I had a friend from high-school who lost her kidney and later her life. :(

Cherish every day...

Beater
10-24-2013, 06:13 AM
:cool: We need pics man!

:thumb:

I'm afraid it's not that cool. it's your basic "street truck" - though the 11 cup holders and four eye glasses compartments are a bit much.

The TRD option on these basically gets you bilsteins, a little bit wider t/a's, lsd, and a few little skid plates.

DaveInDenver
10-24-2013, 06:15 AM
Glad you're on the mend.

Neat truck, but wow that looks gigantinormous.

Beater
10-24-2013, 07:22 AM
it's actually only a bit larger than the t100, like 20". It's all relative. 145" wheelbase. Both the crewmax and the double cab share the same wheelbase, they just take the cab size out of the bed for the crew. The crew was STUPID big inside, and well, a 5' bed is just useless. 6' is bad enough

Inukshuk
10-24-2013, 09:39 AM
You may need a bigger driveway... I have one. :)

AxleIke
10-24-2013, 09:59 AM
Beautiful Truck! I disagree, I like the size of the Tundra.

I mean, the 4runner is fine for offroading a bit, but it is very cramped on long drives. I often long for a nice big truck for general work and play activities, with a small wheeler for the fun stuff.