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Offline MudPuppy

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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2014, 01:51:21 PM »
I am enjoying the pics so far and it hasn't even begun  :hello2:
Wish I could be there but I look forward to all the pics and video's either here and/or on Facebook.

Ken- What a great surprise! Glad to see you and Paula are out and about enjoying our wonderful nations countryside in an Eagle! Please take care!!

Hope everyone has a ton of fun.... ah, who am I kidding I know y'all will lol.
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2014, 08:07:29 PM »
man I wish I could have been able to make it up there this year. I hope every one that who is going to this thing has a fun and safe trip. oh and if anybody is heading through Pueblo look me up i'm usually off work by 5pm.
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2014, 08:43:59 PM »
We are at the Eagle Motel now, and Ken and Paula are not here yet.  I am a little concerned. If anyone knows how to get in touch with them, please give us an update.  I will try to post some photos after dinner......Rich
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2014, 09:15:33 PM »
We are at the Eagle Motel now, and Ken and Paula are not here yet.  I am a little concerned. If anyone knows how to get in touch with them, please give us an update.  I will try to post some photos after dinner......Rich

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I am normally the type that thinks "no news is good news" but in the case of Ken it is worrisome  :(
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2014, 10:32:47 PM »
I really hope Ken and Paula are ok. It would have been nice to see them. We met at the Ranch on Saturday morning. Terry had coffee and donuts waiting for us. There were 40 eagles total. I think 20 were Terry's and 20 were other Eagles owned by others. i didn't take many pics, but will share what I have. Others will add some when they get home.



We left a little after 9 and headed for a place called Maguiarsville in Monument, CO. It is a private museum/collection of old stuff owned by a fantastic older gentleman. We toured his place and had a catered lunch. I didn't take any pics of the place but did take some when we were leaving.


From there we took an hour and a half drive to Bishop's Castle in Florence, CO. I took a few pics of the drive there but didn't take any pics of the castle. You'll have to Google it.



From there we went to the hotel and then to a German restaurant. I had a great time and glad I was able to make it.
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #20 on: October 12, 2014, 10:45:30 PM »
I'm glad you could make it too Eaglefreek!  Its always good to catch up with you. 

I took some pictures that I will upload over the next couple days.  Terry had someone assigned to full time photography and I know he got some great photos.  A great time was had by all!  Looking forward to doing it again in 2 years!
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2014, 01:08:07 AM »
I would like to thank Terry and everyone involved for all the hard work that goes into making this event possible. :hello2: We had a GREAT time.  :) After leaving the group after breakfast Sunday we took our Eagle and did a little sight seeing on our own and decided to go up Pikes Peak made up to the 14 mile mark at about 12k feet before we came to the road closed and turned around and came back down. Made it back home to Kansas without a hiccup managed to rack up 1500 miles in 4 days.  Will post photos of the Rambler Ranch cruise later.
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #22 on: October 13, 2014, 01:04:39 PM »
Yes, thanks to Terry and everyone that worked on making this a success.  There were a whole bunch of folks out there on Friday getting everything ready!
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #23 on: October 13, 2014, 09:26:20 PM »
Yes, thanks to Terry and everyone that worked on making this a success.  There were a whole bunch of folks out there on Friday getting everything ready!
Thanks here as well.  This event seems to get better each time.  Even though we all got to the hotel late, it was worth the time spent.  The castle was awesome, and yes I too have to google it to find out more about it.  I racked up about 2,000 miles getting there and back.  I drove Dave's (vangremlin) 2 door sedan, and him and his wife Sandy were in the Kammback.  Rafe (prafeston) drove one of Terry's cars, as his SX4 has a problem with the oil pump.  He will go and retrieve it at a later date.   We all had a great time, and can't wait to find out what is in store for us in two years!  I will also post some photos later....Rich
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #24 on: October 13, 2014, 11:58:17 PM »
Here are a few photos.  One of the things we tried to decide as we were talking Eagles was if there were any two Eagles exactly the same on the cruise.  I believe we came to the conclusion that out of the 40+ Eagles, they were all unique!!

Eagles at the Eagle Motel.  Because we got to the motel late, not many photo opportunities, especially because people started leaving early on Sunday.  Eaglefreek had already left when I took this picture at 8 AM Sunday as he was on his way to Montana



Rollguy in amongst the Eagles







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My two Eagles at the Rambler Ranch, waiting to start the trip.  Rollguy was nice enough to drive my coupe so it could make the trip, and took excellent care of it.  We probably put on close to 400 miles on each car, even though I'm a local!

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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #25 on: October 14, 2014, 07:26:16 PM »
Here is the album where I have posted all my phone photos. I'll be posting more to it once I get the photos off my camera. Here are a few so far. Haven't looked at any of the GoPro footage yet.

Facebook Album. Should be viewable by anyone even if they don't have a Facebook account.
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #26 on: October 14, 2014, 11:53:35 PM »
Cant wait to see the GoPro images.
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #27 on: October 16, 2014, 07:12:20 PM »
Doug,
I do not know if Ken told anybody here he was taking the trip to the Eagle hotel in CO.
To start Ken will be home tomorrow from the hospital, and is doing better they say.
I decided to take the trip with him, we took his first Eagle and our house trailer so we he could rest on the 30 something hour trip to CO.
We made it to the outskirts of ST Louis, the Eagle performed perfect no Eagle troubles, but one of the tires on the house trailer blew out.
We had a spare of correct size, we have AAA road service, but after 4 hours they did not respond and Ken got very impaitent, and after just being home from Chicago less then to weeks, he decided to change out the tire, I begged him not to but Ken is very stubburn, so I helped him best I could to change the tire, we got the blown one off and installed the good one, during the process of the change Ken started complaining of chest pain, we finished the change as he refused to stop, once fixed resting in the Eagle, Ken's pulse was reading 25 bpm, we rested and I started driving back home to RI, several times I tried to get him to local hospitals as we passed by them he refused to enter any of them so I drove non-stop back to RI and did get him into emergency room, he was addmitted ASAP
Ken has a Pace Maker and a Defiberlator under his skin one on each side of chest, the probe most likely during us changing the tire and using the lug wrench and manaul jack that connects his pace maker to the heart dislarged and failed to operate which caused the very low non-regular heart beat and very low bp. A new probe has been replaced in his chest and he came from critical care to better and good and now a expected release date of the 17 of September, all in good right now, but in case he told anybody he was going can you please post a version of this so they as in members do not think he dropped off the earth.
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Re: 2014 Eagle Motel gathering
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2014, 07:30:16 PM »
Thanks Doug for the update.  You have to admit I was worried because of the lack of communication.  I am happy everything turned out good, and that Ken got the care he needed in time......Rich
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« Reply #29 on: October 16, 2014, 07:42:00 PM »
I have shared with him that he should quit overdoing it.  We got to know our limitations.
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