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Old November 3rd, 2011, 08:29 AM   #1
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Anyone going this weekend? I'm going for the first time Friday night.
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Old November 3rd, 2011, 08:45 AM   #2
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Anyone going this weekend? I'm going for the first time Friday night.
what type show is it: snow mobile, gun & knife, off road, woodworking, scrap booking, female empowerment, michigan militia, home improvement...
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Old November 3rd, 2011, 11:01 AM   #3
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Its a snowmobile show. 214,000 square feet of pure awesomeness.
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Old November 3rd, 2011, 09:26 PM   #4
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Its a snowmobile show. 214,000 square feet of pure awesomeness.
It's steadily gotten worse over the last 10 years. I use to love going, I would go the first night and then Sunday (Better deals). The last two years have been the worst. But for a first timer, you'll love it.
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I have went the last 3 years and will not waste my $20 to go this year. I always hear of good deals, but have never seen anything better then ebay every day.
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last couple years have been real dead but i've still got good deals on outerwear for the kids. for your first time, you should like it
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i went fri night. a bunch of people but all vendors with the same clothing..and nothing was a deal.. always like to check the stuff out. i was going to buy a jacket and some klim boots. i could get the boots 50 bucks cheaper at nelsons and they did not have and new scott or slednecks jackets there.

there was a booth with 2 smoking hot chicks wearing just about nothing, handing out calenders...that was worth the trip..
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which klim boots you getting? I got the Klim artic GTX boots last season and love them.
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i had 4 friends(2 kids,2 adults)taking the snomobile safety course there.
so i wanted to go see them.

i got a vega jacket for 49.95. got a quick connect for my helmet for 5.00.
got a huge duffle bag for all my gear for 20.00. id rather not buy on ebay if i dont have too. prices are about the same as ebay. it was ok.

afterwords i came home and sold my yamaha vmax xt.
looking for a decent cheap sled($2000 max).
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which klim boots you getting? I got the Klim artic GTX boots last season and love them.
yep those are the ones..189.00 at nelsons and i get 20% off next week when i pick my new sled up. so going to take those home also.( they wanted 210 at the show) was thinking about the hmk pro boa but they are just a little stiff for my liking.i was sold on the new motofist boots until i saw them in person..looks like a thin hunting boot with no ankle support. so those were out. really want the new sledneck signiture burandt or the defender jacket, but they are on backorder still.. so waiting to find one of them.

when you do your first ride up north, let me know and i will see if we can get a ride in..we just made reservations for xmas and new years week yesterday.

i talked my buddy into getting a switchback assault also, so we both will be ready to ride all winter.
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I ended up getting a Castle X Switch "Scratch" jacket, Castle X Fuel Pant with suspenders, and Arctiva Mech 4 gloves (pretty sweet gloves!) for $403.

I was finding the jacket for $219 and the pants for $179 on ebay. So I'm looking at it as I got the gloves and suspender for free so I was happy.

I was trying to find a Go Pro camera for a good deal but I only found one vendor that had them and they were asking more than I could buy them just about anywhere else.
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