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Title: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on June 03, 2016, 03:47:42 PM
Today we ordered the pig and the port-a-potties (MEN'S and LADY'S!) so that means it is time to start getting a count for the pigroast. :)

You are not required to rsvp to attend, but we sure would appreciate it if you think there is a good chance you are coming to add your number of attendees to our count. This gives us a good idea on what to expect and also gives incentive to others to come. You can always retract if you need to, but you won't  ;) :).


Area Motels (https://maps.google.com/maps?q=48625+lodging&hl=en&ll=43.995778,-84.92981&spn=0.51866,1.344452&sll=43.919529,-84.736322&sspn=1.038641,2.688904&hq=lodging&hnear=Harrison,+Clare,+Michigan&t=m&fll=43.995778,-84.92981&fspn=0.51866,1.344452&z=10)

Area Camping (https://maps.google.com/maps?q=48625+camping&hl=en&sll=43.919529,-84.736322&sspn=1.038641,2.688904&hq=camping&hnear=Harrison,+Michigan+48625&t=m&z=11)

I strongly recommend getting opinions on hotels or motels in the area from us or other members that have come to the pigroast. There are a handful that turn up on those google maps that we will strongly advise against. There are plenty of very good places to stay.

Please continue the count in your post. :)
Jeff, Wildflower, Stacy, Jeremy, Seester Leeenda, Tammy's mom and Gene make

7
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: chet on June 03, 2016, 04:09:59 PM
Count me an da wife in.    9
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Post by: fat olde elf on June 03, 2016, 04:15:13 PM
Fat Olde Elf makes 10, I think..........I am still fat but 20 pounds lighter.....
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Post by: Magicman on June 03, 2016, 06:58:59 PM
PatD and I plan to make it 12.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on June 03, 2016, 08:57:04 PM
I can honestly say, we wanna come but we can't make it this year.
But I will send some friends Jeff.  :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: trapper on June 03, 2016, 11:00:02 PM
Joyce and I have been talking about it since last year. that makes 14. We offered Youkon a place to stay overnight half way there to encourage him and the family to come.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on June 04, 2016, 08:30:41 AM
  Kay & I make it 16, probably stay at Hidden Hill CG.
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Post by: goose63 on June 04, 2016, 12:38:58 PM
Nancy & I make 18 what is a good motel to stay in?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: bates on June 05, 2016, 06:48:41 PM
Da wife and I make 20.  But I didn't see the date?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on June 05, 2016, 07:19:31 PM
Friday evening August 5th and Saturday August 6th
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Post by: bates on June 05, 2016, 07:31:41 PM
Thanks Jeff, hopefully by that time I will be just like Scully and be officially retired from my day job.
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Post by: Ron Scott on June 05, 2016, 08:52:39 PM
Ron & Jan make 22
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Post by: stanwelch on June 06, 2016, 06:07:17 AM
Stan makes 23
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Post by: Cedarman on June 06, 2016, 07:31:54 AM
Dick and Jane make 25.
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Post by: WmFritz on June 06, 2016, 08:19:42 AM
Vicki and Bill make it  27
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Tam-i-am on June 06, 2016, 01:32:37 PM
We will be there.  I'm bringing Logrite Brownies and Koolickles!

So 4 more makes 31.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: derhntr on June 08, 2016, 03:01:31 PM
Jeff,
As much as I would like to attend, the Michigan Army National Guard has other plans for me starting that weekend. That starts our annual training in Grayling.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Josef on June 08, 2016, 03:37:45 PM
I've followed all your adventures at the pig roast for several years now and would love to attend, but so far it's been too close to our family vacation in the keys. Lobster season starts Aug 6th and I'm in a boat with kids and grandkids spending the week snorkeling and fishing. Sorry to miss the pig roast but look forward to all the pics and reports after the event, wonderful to put faces to names from your reports. Have fun, stay safe, some day I'll find out what "purple drank" is,

Joe

Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: DR_Buck on June 08, 2016, 04:58:01 PM
Kitty and I are planning on making it. So I guess we're 32 and 33.
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Post by: jmouton on June 13, 2016, 09:10:39 PM
i know 3 of us but probably 4 so   37 8)
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Post by: okmulch on June 19, 2016, 02:46:19 PM
Jen, me, Cade and Cooper make 41
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on June 20, 2016, 07:17:19 AM
I am coming.

42
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Post by: DR_Buck on June 20, 2016, 09:40:01 AM
Just made reservations at Countryside Campground.  Hidden Hill is booked full for the weekend and not available.    Kitty and I Plan on arriving Thursday evening the 4th.  We're already in the count up above, so no increase in the number.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on June 20, 2016, 10:29:50 AM
  Has anyone ever stayed at Countryside Campground? I guess I waited too long for Hidden Hill.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: DR_Buck on June 20, 2016, 05:55:30 PM
  Has anyone ever stayed at Countryside Campground? I guess I waited too long for Hidden Hill.


  Haven't stayed there either but Good Sam Club rates it 9/10/9 on a 1 to 10 scale for each category.    Also receive 10% Good Sam member discount.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on June 20, 2016, 07:15:30 PM
   I called Hidden Hill and they found me a site so I won't be needing Countryside but will want to hear about it for the future.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on June 20, 2016, 07:55:07 PM
I called two of the better motels in Harrison, and they are all booked up  :). 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: okmulch on June 20, 2016, 08:45:54 PM
We booked our motel room in Harrison a month ago and got the last one.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on June 20, 2016, 09:17:32 PM
I just got news that the carriage house Inn has reopened!  I found a facebook page. All I know so far, but that used to be the very best place to stay.
https://www.facebook.com/vivianatcarriageinn/
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on June 21, 2016, 06:00:16 PM
PatD and I will spend Thursday night at Burch Run (Pine Ridge Campground or something like that) and will be at Hidden Hill Friday.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: dewwood on June 26, 2016, 12:07:51 PM
Marcia and I will make it 44 I think.  See you all then!
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Post by: stihltoomany on June 30, 2016, 11:10:32 PM
Myself and Jackie maybe. Sure want to, if you'll let a newby come. Will confirm as soon as I know for sure.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 01, 2016, 06:04:40 AM
You certainly are welcome to come. :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Sheepkeeper on July 01, 2016, 09:01:30 AM
We intend to be there. That'll make 46
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on July 01, 2016, 04:36:19 PM
Sheepkeeper,

It is always good to see you. 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: doctorb on July 04, 2016, 04:14:51 PM
I have waited to reply to this year's Pigroast thread as I was intent on coming, but family events loomed as conflicts.  My daughter, who just graduated from college, has taken a job as a Spanish teacher at a school in Connecticut.  Unfortunately, her "move-in" is that weekend.  She can't get into her apartment on campus prior to that, and she's expected to be there that Monday for the start of her orientation.  So I'm moving stuff to Connecticut that Friday-Saturday-Sunday, and regrettably will not be there this year.

The good news is that, starting this January, I will be significantly less burdened at work, and my schedule will allow such enjoyable trips.  So, count me out for this year, as it is my loss (not yours), and I'll see you next August.

Doctorb
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: trapper on July 04, 2016, 09:54:31 PM
It is our loss also  :(
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Post by: Brian C. on July 05, 2016, 11:30:49 AM
You'll be missed again doctorb by us, but I think the fish will be happy for another year.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: york on July 06, 2016, 10:47:09 AM
Hey,if you are from central NY,i have a welder that is looking for ride to pig roast...Thanks Albert
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Post by: trapper on July 06, 2016, 11:23:09 PM
reserved our motel today. Lakeside , Hope it is ok.  Budd lake motel seems to be closed, no answer.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: pigman on July 09, 2016, 09:16:50 PM
I suppose I should punt my name in before Jeff has to ask me why I am waiting. ;)
Bob and Judy make  48
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 09, 2016, 09:27:27 PM
'bout time.  We look forward to seeing you.   :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: red on July 10, 2016, 04:22:41 AM
A pigman at a pig roast . . ok ?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: glassman_48 on July 10, 2016, 07:30:32 AM
Jeff,
I will leave early and help set up, may bring a younger employee with me or granddaughter she is young, but willing to work and do whatever someone needs.

50
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 10, 2016, 11:32:57 AM
I sure hope there are a bunch of you sitting on the fence this year that plan on hopping off on the pigroast side!  This RSVP count is way down from every other year at this point.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: jtmccallum on July 10, 2016, 12:26:40 PM
John and Faith plus 2 or 3 others.  we'll call it 54.
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Post by: Mike_P. on July 10, 2016, 05:26:47 PM
Jeanette and I will be there.  That brings the count to 58.
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Post by: Shotgun on July 10, 2016, 06:58:46 PM
Mary and I are going to miss it this year.  Have a lot going on, and a direct hit on that day.  Jeff, give our love to Tammy.  Feet are pretty complicated things.  Hope all goes well for her.

Really hate to miss it, with the new building, and all.  Have a good one. Count still at 58.

Norm
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: GAB on July 10, 2016, 07:16:33 PM
I plan on stopping by on Friday for a while and then proceed on to Traverse City to attend the wedding (8/6) of one of my nieces.  She did not consult with me when choosing a date and ..........well now you know.
Gerald
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 11, 2016, 01:49:28 PM
Even after almost a year. Last year's pig still smells good!

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160711_134520.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1468259241)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on July 11, 2016, 04:41:53 PM
Looks like that we have a new pig roasting location. 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 11, 2016, 04:47:20 PM
We do. :)  Which means a new piggy disassembly location as well.  :)
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Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on July 11, 2016, 05:57:38 PM
How did you move the smoker?  say_what
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 11, 2016, 06:10:20 PM
It twernt easy! I did it by myself using the Logrite dump trailer using the dump and straps for winches. Wore me plum out.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: cedar ninja on July 11, 2016, 06:28:05 PM
My wife son and I  will be there.   Count up to 61
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Post by: red on July 11, 2016, 06:29:18 PM
I figured it was Goat meat smokin after the goat helped move the smoker
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Post by: OneWithWood on July 13, 2016, 11:42:12 AM
whiteflag_smiley

Ima gonna make it  8)

Unfortunately Linnea and Jette need to man the fort so I will be traveling solo.

Count is now at 62.

I have attended a few of these events, some very small if you include the weenie roast before the pig roasts began, to very large events of upwards of 100 people.  The small events allow one to visit more in depth with more people but the big events really help put faces to names.  Looking forward to meeting new people and old friends.  :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: isawlogs on July 13, 2016, 12:45:55 PM
  Because of circumstances beyond my control, I will not be making right with my promise made last year to be there this year. Hate having to miss the roast again but it is what it is. I just can't do it cette année. Ca cera pour l'ans prochain!!!  :-\
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: DR_Buck on July 13, 2016, 05:44:37 PM
  Because of circumstances beyond my control, I will not be making right with my promise made last year to be there this year. Hate having to miss the roast again but it is what it is. I just can't do it cette année. Ca cera pour l'ans prochain!!!  :-\

Sorry to hear that Marcel.  I was hoping to get to visit with you some again.   
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 13, 2016, 09:38:08 PM
The Blueberry Waffle cone and Denali Bear Tracks ice cream is here, along with the awesome Koegels Polish sausage everyone loves for Friday night's boiled dinner.

 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160713_212731.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1468460256)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on July 13, 2016, 10:21:39 PM
I may reconsider.  say_what
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 13, 2016, 10:24:37 PM
You really should.
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Post by: Tam-i-am on July 14, 2016, 06:38:41 AM
we have a small surprise for everyone so I need an accurate head count so if you are still on the fence now is the time to put your name down.

Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: isawlogs on July 14, 2016, 10:32:38 AM
we have a small surprise for everyone so I need an accurate head count so if you are still on the fence now is the time to put your name down.

   You're pullin' tears from my eyes,  knowing I won't be getting any of you're surprises. Last time I almost got a brownie.. !    :-\ 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Tam-i-am on July 14, 2016, 04:45:33 PM
my surprise is better than brownies.
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Post by: Dan_Shade on July 14, 2016, 04:59:05 PM
Is the surprise two brownies?
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Post by: Jeff on July 14, 2016, 05:21:29 PM
Come on Dan, put a number in your post. A higher number!
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Post by: Tam-i-am on July 15, 2016, 09:06:35 AM
nope a brownie and a koolickle :D :D :D :D :D
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Post by: gspren on July 15, 2016, 10:53:44 AM
  I'm willing to trade my koolickle for another brownie. ;D
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Post by: isawlogs on July 15, 2016, 12:18:20 PM
 I have no idea what a koolitle is, but anything coming from her is good with me !!!!    :-* :-* :-*   ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: SwampDonkey on July 15, 2016, 04:28:33 PM
This will be the first time in my two year rotation that I won't be attending, Jeff and everyone. We might be having a short work season this year so I have to keep the saw in the bushes. ;) I haven't really participated as much on the forum side the last couple years since a lot of my spare computer time is now dedicated to weaving interests as many of you probably know from Facebook. Have a good time all, keep the roast alive. Good times.

In other news, next year I will likely get the ball rolling on selling this house to return to a new home on the farm and later a wood shop. I still have sawdust in my blood. ;)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Corley5 on July 15, 2016, 07:37:46 PM
We haven't committed yet as Dee has family coming in from Sioux Falls that week that she hasn't seen in 15 years.  Plans are still fluid at this time.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: MikeZ on July 18, 2016, 09:32:05 PM
i am going to try and be there. Lots of ifs with older parents. I'm old myself. I believe if count is right, make me 64.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 18, 2016, 10:48:03 PM
Looking forward to meeting you Mike. :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 19, 2016, 08:03:31 AM
We are starting to get in the go mode.   move_it  It's like the monkey said when he got his tail caught in the fan....it won't be very long now. 
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Post by: trapper on July 19, 2016, 10:27:38 PM
I thought it was when he backed into the lawn mower
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 20, 2016, 08:42:11 AM
Yup, that would work too.

Getting ready to travel included cleaning out my work truck.  Oh my, where does that sawdust come from??   ???
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on July 21, 2016, 09:08:44 AM
  I put the 5th wheel hitch back in the truck (haven't been using the RV much), next week get the RV packed and first night, Aug 2nd will be at Benezette, heart of PAs elk country.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: scouter Joe on July 21, 2016, 07:20:35 PM
I've been putting off committing to the pig roast as there was a very good chance that I wouldn't be able to make it . Now things have changed a bit and it looks like I should be able to make it . So if I counted right that should make 65 .  scouter Joe
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 21, 2016, 08:35:27 PM
I look forward to seeing you.   8)
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Post by: WV_hillbilly on July 22, 2016, 04:31:47 PM
 WV hillbilly will be there so that makes  66
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Post by: Wildflower on July 22, 2016, 09:41:25 PM
Well I'll be. We are looking forward to seeing you.
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Post by: WV_hillbilly on July 23, 2016, 07:17:47 PM
its been a while since Ive been to the pigroast   but I'm really excited about making it there this year .  i'll be in Ann Arbor from July 30th  till Aug 4th for training . 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 24, 2016, 09:26:27 AM
Inventory day!
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160724_091525.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1469366712) 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160724_091054.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1469366517) 

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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on July 24, 2016, 09:28:38 AM
You're gonna need a bigger building soon.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 24, 2016, 09:53:19 AM
Taking advantage of the new facilities on a rainy day.
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160724_092957.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1469368359)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: OneWithWood on July 24, 2016, 09:56:29 AM
You have been busy.  Looks great!
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Post by: Chuck White on July 24, 2016, 09:19:35 PM
Wish we could have a rainy day!   ::)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: thecfarm on July 24, 2016, 09:30:26 PM
I see Tammy is busy too. Just can't keep her down,can ya??
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Weekend_Sawyer on July 25, 2016, 12:17:08 PM
Well, it just aint happening for me this year.
I'm setting my sights on next year.

Jon
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 25, 2016, 09:41:40 PM
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/20011/100_degrees.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1469496791)
A very good reason to drive 1000+ miles to a Forestry Forum Pig Roast, but not the best reason.  LINK (http://www.forestryforum.com/board/index.php/topic,52127.msg753446.html#msg753446)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: trapper on July 25, 2016, 11:27:13 PM
Thanks for the link Will help me put names to the faces.  I am BAD in that area.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 26, 2016, 10:24:29 PM
We are loaded up and ready to travel, move_it  but we have absolutely no idea which route we will take.   smiley_headscratch  There are very few highways that we have not traveled.  :P
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on July 27, 2016, 07:17:56 AM
You might consider the road less traveled.

Robert Frost (1874–1963).  Mountain Interval.  1920.
 
1. The Road Not Taken
 
 
TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,   
And sorry I could not travel both   
And be one traveler, long I stood   
And looked down one as far as I could   
To where it bent in the undergrowth;           5
 
Then took the other, as just as fair,   
And having perhaps the better claim,   
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;   
Though as for that the passing there   
Had worn them really about the same,           10
 
And both that morning equally lay   
In leaves no step had trodden black.   
Oh, I kept the first for another day!   
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,   
I doubted if I should ever come back.           15
 
I shall be telling this with a sigh   
Somewhere ages and ages hence:   
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—   
I took the one less traveled by,   
And that has made all the difference.           20
 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 27, 2016, 07:47:49 AM
Thanks Danny.  I shorten it down quite a bit: 

When you come to a fork in the road.....take it
Never wonder what was down the other road
Because you did not go that way.


All that I know this morning, is that we are going North.   Pat will look at the Atlas and decide.   :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: GAB on July 27, 2016, 09:10:44 AM
When you come to a fork in the road.....take it

I believe the above was said by Yogi Berra.
In his case either one would get you to his house as he had a circular drive.
Gerald
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on July 27, 2016, 07:02:43 PM
All that I know this morning, is that we are going North.   Pat will look at the Atlas and decide.   :)

  If Pat guides you through Northern PA going to or from spend a few days in Benezette. The campground just outside town is where we had an elk lick all the grease off the fifth wheel pin. The Elk visitors center is also nice.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 27, 2016, 07:33:52 PM
We are in Sikeston, MO.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: dewwood on July 28, 2016, 09:06:13 AM
If you are coming up I69 and need an overnight we have room for you to park.  Give me a holler and we can guide you here.  dewwoodp@gmail.com
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 28, 2016, 10:46:37 AM
The Logrite Atv trailer makes a huge job for just two people much easier. Moving the 1000 lb pigroast table.
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160727_192343.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1469717106) 

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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on July 28, 2016, 01:38:40 PM
  I'm getting anxious to see all the changes you've made and see all the good people we've met. Also the food!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on July 28, 2016, 07:50:58 PM
Kokomo, IN tonight?? I think.   ???
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: MikeZ on July 28, 2016, 10:22:30 PM
MM- Don't know know your travel map but if by chance you end up going north on IN state road 19(like going toward Nappanee) you will go right past my house. Just on other side of US30. Stop in if you can. Otherwise I'll see you next week.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: trapper on July 28, 2016, 11:19:59 PM
we are just off I41 in fond du lac wi if you go that way.  Plenty of room to park the trailer.  EAA is this week and is just 15 miles from us  PS pineywoods is there We might be able to hook up with him
.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WmFritz on July 29, 2016, 08:23:22 AM
That a bit easier then laying it across Tammy's wheelchair.  ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: yukon cornelius on July 29, 2016, 12:22:16 PM
If anyone is passing through central Missouri on the way up and has some extra room to haul something, I have a swing to send up to the pig roast.  We aren't going to make it up this year.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: okmulch on July 29, 2016, 03:27:15 PM
Yukon,
What are the dimensions? I will be leaving Stillwater early Thursday morning and going through Springfield Mo about 7-8 am 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: yukon cornelius on July 29, 2016, 04:02:01 PM
Okmulch, assembled it is roughly 24x24 x49". disassembled 8x24x49"
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: yukon cornelius on July 29, 2016, 04:11:25 PM
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/33654/image~6.jpeg?easyrotate_cache=1469822972)  the back and arm rest can come out and lay flat
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on July 29, 2016, 09:40:48 PM
  That looks nice, I'll bet there's several people would stop and get it on their way home.  ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Kingcha on July 31, 2016, 09:17:17 AM
I'm thinking I will make it this year..... I think I'm number 67

 Matt
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on July 31, 2016, 01:58:51 PM
It's about time!  :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: tule peak timber on July 31, 2016, 09:43:46 PM
At this late date where would one fly into and find accommodations?
Just curious.
Rob
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on August 01, 2016, 07:21:37 AM
Your best bet for accommodations would be in Clare. 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 01, 2016, 07:41:59 AM
The nearest airports would be MBS or Flint.  MBS is exactly one hour travel by car to here, 45-50 minutes to Clare.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: tule peak timber on August 01, 2016, 07:14:49 PM
Thank you very much guys! Much as I would like to jump on a plane, some "stuff" got in the way today and we're going to have to sit this one out. So goes self employment!
Wishing all of you a good time and I'm hoping for maybe the next one. Cheers  Rob
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 01, 2016, 08:37:37 PM
Well DanG!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: tule peak timber on August 01, 2016, 09:28:47 PM
Man , I can't get over that pile of bacon you posted ! :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Dan_Shade on August 01, 2016, 09:37:21 PM
Unfortunately, I'm going to miss this one.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 01, 2016, 09:40:53 PM
We need more pig eaters!  I was informed today by the meat packer, that our hog weighs 35lbs more than we wanted.  It may be the biggest hog we ever roasted at around 200lbs hanging weight they estimate.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 01, 2016, 10:03:17 PM
We need more pig eaters!  I was informed today by the meat packer, that our hog weighs 35lbs more than we wanted.  It may be the biggest hog we ever roasted at around 200lbs hanging weight they estimate.

Whats the shipping on 10 pounds?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 01, 2016, 10:14:21 PM
You weigh way more than 10 lbs!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: yukon cornelius on August 01, 2016, 10:23:31 PM
 
You weigh way more than 10 lbs!

 :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on August 02, 2016, 07:38:58 AM
David,

You would be difficult to ship. 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: red on August 02, 2016, 08:22:32 AM
That's why he is going in 10 lb packages
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: GAB on August 02, 2016, 08:31:16 AM
We need more pig eaters!  I was informed today by the meat packer, that our hog weighs 35lbs more than we wanted.  It may be the biggest hog we ever roasted at around 200lbs hanging weight they estimate.

Does that mean that you have to start cooking it earlier than you had originally planned?
Gerald
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Roxie on August 02, 2016, 09:25:42 AM
That's why he is going in 10 lb packages

 :D :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WmFritz on August 02, 2016, 10:55:29 AM
That's why he is going in 10 lb packages

 :D :D

I just blew coffee all over my puter. ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 02, 2016, 12:31:58 PM
We need more pig eaters!  I was informed today by the meat packer, that our hog weighs 35lbs more than we wanted.  It may be the biggest hog we ever roasted at around 200lbs hanging weight they estimate.

Does that mean that you have to start cooking it earlier than you had originally planned?
Gerald

No, but it may get done later than normal and be a bit warmer for the guys to process than they are used to. It should still get done in plenty of time. I may have cooked a 200 pounder years ago for a graduation. I remember we had a long one here one year that was hard to get in the roaster. We are certainly going to need plenty of hands on deck Friday night to get him lifted in and a cooking.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 02, 2016, 12:46:46 PM
Well I have been eating very little and saving room for my share of that hog.   :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: stihltoomany on August 02, 2016, 01:06:57 PM
Sorry we won't make it. Hope to meet all you great people next year.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: sandhills on August 02, 2016, 02:53:45 PM
Well I have been eating very little and saving room for my share of that hog.   :D
Sorry Magic, we've all seen your pictures  ::)  :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 02, 2016, 05:52:40 PM
You weigh way more than 10 lbs!

Good 1 Boss.  :D :D :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: glassman_48 on August 02, 2016, 07:49:55 PM
gab,
Thanks for staying in touch and making the extra effort to see me next week, looking forward to seeing you and your wife again.  I am about an hour and a half from the pigroast, hopefully will get down there pretty early to help Jeff and his family.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Tam-i-am on August 04, 2016, 04:27:05 AM
the truck is all packed and we are ready to roll.   

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/11461/IMG_1626.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1470299097)
Logrite Brownies
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/11461/IMG_1607.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1470299166)
andJeff's favorite:  two flavors of koolickles :D :D :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 05, 2016, 07:55:03 AM
This morning's weather forecast shows that we will have blue skies and clear sailing.   8)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: grweldon on August 05, 2016, 12:13:37 PM
I wish you all a very enjoyable time.  I wish I could join you but I'm starting a new job on Monday, I just can't make the trip!  Cheers y'all from Alabama!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 05, 2016, 12:46:14 PM
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160805_120935.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1470415479)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WV Sawmiller on August 05, 2016, 01:41:48 PM
This morning's weather forecast shows that we will have blue skies and clear sailing.   8)

   Send some our way. We had a cloudburst and I just went out and had to clear the drain as the road was flooded and water was getting into my log barn on my lot.


 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/20160805_120935.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1470415479)
   Somebody needs a reminder about the FF policy on ladders.

Tammy,

   I hope y'all empty both jars of those monstrosities. I can't believe there are people in this world who eat things like that but don't eat grits :D :D :D.

    I hope you all have a great time and the best PR yet.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: fishpharmer on August 05, 2016, 02:52:25 PM
Sure wish I could be there! Be safe and have fun!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: thechknhwk on August 05, 2016, 03:28:09 PM
How late does this usually go?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: thatchipperguy on August 05, 2016, 06:10:32 PM
That Chipper Guy group has 8 coming so that brings the total to........75
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Go-fer-wood on August 05, 2016, 08:00:45 PM
We finally were able to make it happen, so 2 for us, bringing to total to 77.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 05, 2016, 08:03:44 PM
How late does this usually go?

Through September.  :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Kingcha on August 05, 2016, 08:47:50 PM
I'm bringing a couple of my homemade no knead breads.  One for Jeff and one for the party.     Going into the oven shortly.    Flour, yeast, salt and water only so they are as healthy as bread can be

Hope to be there by 11am

Matt
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 05, 2016, 08:55:23 PM
How late does this usually go?
All day Saturday and there will be a campfire Saturday night.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Kingcha on August 05, 2016, 10:15:40 PM
It's out of the oven

 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/30769/IMG_20160805_212711.jpg?easyrotate_cache=1470449607)

The hard part is not cutting into.  :)

Matt
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: tule peak timber on August 05, 2016, 10:36:52 PM
There is envy on the west coast !Q :) :) :) :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 05, 2016, 11:37:50 PM
 

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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 06, 2016, 09:06:52 AM
Jeff, you were not kidding about a BIG pig. :o
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 06, 2016, 09:55:35 AM
 

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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: submarinesailor on August 06, 2016, 02:53:03 PM
ONLY 1 PICTURE??????????????????? And none of the FOOD. :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o :o

 ;) :D ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Sixacresand on August 06, 2016, 07:02:35 PM
Wishing all that attended/attending have a good time, good food, good fellowship and safe travels.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: square1 on August 06, 2016, 08:42:42 PM
I was southbound on 27 today, honked and waved when in the area about 5:30 pm. Wasn't traveling solo or would have been sorely tempted to stop. You had great weather and glad to hear a good time was had.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Kingcha on August 06, 2016, 09:50:56 PM
Thank you again Jeff for throwing a a nice party.    I was fun meeting everyone, especially those that have been such a big help here online. 

Looking forward to next year.

Matt
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 07, 2016, 08:12:50 AM
Thank You Jeff, Tammy, and Family for another amazing event!   

A few Pig Roast pictures.
 

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Cedarman, his wife and grandson, fat olde elf, and Scouter Joe enjoying breakfast.
 

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Some of the breakfast pastries.  Yes that is bacon and it's called a "squealer"
 

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Da pig comes out of da cooker.
 

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Da udder Pig.
 

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Lotsa pigs chowing down.
 

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Ya gotta keep a keen eye on ya woman when da fat olde elf is around.
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/20011/IMG_1055.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1470570766)
I won the Rubber Ducky Drag Race and was awarded the Golden Duck.  The pedestal is an amazing burl turning by Burlkraft.
 

 (http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/20011/IMG_1059.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1470570792)
Another bull session.  WDH is still insisting that it is Persimmon.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WellandportRob on August 07, 2016, 08:24:16 AM
Thanks for sharing guys.  Looked like a really good time.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: glassman_48 on August 07, 2016, 08:30:02 AM
I wanted to thank Jeff and his family and all the volunteers for all their hard work.  It really was a good time, I made it to the semi finals in the rubber ducky race, was almost glad when magicman beat me cuz then I could get back to my continuing education from fat ole elf ;D ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: dukndog on August 07, 2016, 10:13:24 AM
Glad to see Lynn won the race!!
Thanks for the pic's!!
Looks like fun was had by all!!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 07, 2016, 10:30:32 AM
Somebody did a mighty fine job carving the Watermelon Pig.  smiley_thumbsup🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖🐖
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 07, 2016, 10:34:53 AM
How did Wildflower hold up this weekend with her healing process? Good I hope.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: SwampDonkey on August 07, 2016, 11:54:19 AM
The watermelon pig is a cool idea. Some clever work as noted. :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Wildflower on August 07, 2016, 01:17:15 PM
I held up pretty good. I want to thank all the wonderful help this year as I was unable to do all I wanted.

The pig watermelon was one thing I was able to do, it was a first for me.

It was wonderful to see all the people that came this year. Looking forward to next year and hoping many more will attend.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Go-fer-wood on August 07, 2016, 04:52:39 PM
This beautiful lady won this great prize at our first time to the pig roast this year. She had the prize-winning rubber duck. She sure knows how to pick her duck! crow_smiley
(http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/29642/image~1.jpeg?easyrotate_cache=1470599942)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Go-fer-wood on August 07, 2016, 04:55:12 PM
Sure had a good time. Thanks Jeff and Tammy and all your helpers. Enjoyed getting to meet a bunch of good folks. Looking forward to next year. Will post more pics later.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 07, 2016, 05:08:14 PM
I'm surprised Jeff's winning rubber duck didn't sink.  :D :D :D
Just thinking about last year.  ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 07, 2016, 08:18:05 PM
 

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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Roxie on August 07, 2016, 08:34:14 PM
Is that base persimmon? 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 07, 2016, 08:38:02 PM
Boxelder burl.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: MikeZ on August 07, 2016, 08:39:52 PM
Thank You Jeff & "Company" for all the hard work you put in. Everything was nice and enjoyable and delicious. It was nice putting names and conversation together. Thanks to sponsors and people who donated prizes.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 07, 2016, 08:50:30 PM
I didn't have time to take a lot of photos. Hopefully others did. I wish I would have taken a photo of three redwood table we use to use for food all covered with the awesome array of door prizes.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 07, 2016, 08:52:03 PM
 

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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: thecfarm on August 07, 2016, 08:56:55 PM
Did that new building hold up to all of the pig eaters?  ;D
Made things alot easier this year?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: jmouton on August 07, 2016, 09:24:39 PM
i have to thank jeff and tammy for another excellent event , you guys do so much work and we all appreciate it greatly ,,  glad to see some of my friends that we met a couple of yrs ago , and got to chat with them again, good stories and great friends what else  could you want,  cant wait till next year,



                                                                                                             jim
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Go-fer-wood on August 08, 2016, 02:26:01 AM
He-Man, The Heavy Handed Boss
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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Go-fer-wood on August 08, 2016, 02:38:00 AM
(http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/29642/DSC_8451.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1470636934)
Wish I had gotten a pic with all the prizes on the table. This is only about half. Everyone walked away with something.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on August 08, 2016, 07:42:52 AM
Is that base persimmon?

I resemble that remark.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 08, 2016, 07:46:06 AM
Did anyone do a head count?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 08, 2016, 08:05:22 AM
There were no Goat heads there.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: goose63 on August 08, 2016, 10:58:23 AM
There were no Goat heads there.

Magickduckman your new name I did see a goat in the back of a pickup in the U. P. on the way home.

Jeff and Tammy thank you big time we had a great time. the good loard willing we will be there next year but it will be a 5 day trip not 3 like this year 8)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Burlkraft on August 08, 2016, 12:00:28 PM
Hey Danny it's boxelder. I would swear on my mother's life.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 08, 2016, 04:23:07 PM
There were no Goat heads there.

 :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 08, 2016, 06:28:19 PM
Just about all picked up. Hoopty is back inside sitting where we did the food service this year. I think all and all the buildings debut to servicing the pigroast was a total success. I'd like to once again thank STIHL and Wood-Mizer for helping make the dream of this come true.

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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 08, 2016, 08:43:09 PM
Thank You Burlkraft for the magnificent burl turning.  It certainly is an item that we will treasure.

We will see you tomorrow Jeff.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 08, 2016, 08:49:09 PM
I'll be gone until around noon. Have to go to Lynda's but will be back by noon.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: SwampDonkey on August 09, 2016, 03:10:10 PM
Wish I could have made it. Everything looked spectacular in the photos. Jeff and Tammy have always been great hosts and we have great sponsors as well, and everyone that helps out are great to.  :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 09, 2016, 09:05:11 PM
PatD and I had a very nice "farewell" visit with Jeff and Tammy this afternoon.
 

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He even sent this home with us.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Sheepkeeper on August 09, 2016, 10:49:31 PM
Some pictures for your enjoyment.

the drool prize table
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(http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/32940/IMG_0973.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1470713151)

Rubber Ducky Drag Races
(http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/32940/IMG_0977.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1470713257)

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and good company
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Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 10, 2016, 07:52:52 AM
Thank You Howdy for donating the array of pottery that was offered as door prizes.  I was fortunate enough to be drawn for the mug with the grapes.  It will be welcomed at the Cabin whose official name is "The Davis Vineyard".

The mugs can be seen on the right in the first of Sheepkeeper's pictures above.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: SwampDonkey on August 10, 2016, 02:34:55 PM
And yes, I had forgotten about the many members that make donations to the prize table as well.

I also have one of Howdy's mugs for my hot chocolate in winter. :)
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: drobertson on August 10, 2016, 03:48:04 PM
The one I have from Yukon's chilli gathering this past Feb. Is working double time with the watermelon!  Still thanking Howdy!!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 11, 2016, 11:29:30 AM
We did a tally, and surprisingly came up with 90 total for Saturday. We had 41 on Friday evening. We would have had well over 100 if everyone on the rsvp would have showed up, and another dozen or so that told me they were coming out side of the forum that were also no shows.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WV_hillbilly on August 11, 2016, 02:10:29 PM
It was an awesome gathering . Beautiful day , great people , great food , great prizes and outstanding hosts .

 Thanks Tammy  and Jeff for another wonderful pig roast . Another Thanks goes out to all those that contributed prizes  too .

It was fun meeting new people and visiting with old friends   
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 11, 2016, 06:35:25 PM
Whoever wasn't there lost a special time to visit with their FF Friends.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: GAB on August 11, 2016, 07:20:57 PM
Whoever wasn't there lost a special time to visit with their FF Friends.

You are right on that one.
Gerald
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 11, 2016, 08:09:13 PM
Whoever wasn't there lost a special time to visit with their FF Friends.

I wish I could have been there, and actually, I'm still full from last year.  :D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: timberlinetree on August 12, 2016, 05:38:36 AM
Looks like a really nice time! I like the pigs, all of them! :D Glad all had fun!
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 12, 2016, 09:46:33 PM
We are finally back heat home. 

Thanks again to Jeff, Tammy, their families, Wood-Mizer, Stihl, Logrite, and to the individuals that contributed in any way to make the 2016 Pig Roast gathering the success that it was.   smiley_thumbsup smiley_thumbsup
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 12, 2016, 09:52:20 PM
Did anyone get any video of the ducky drag races?
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 12, 2016, 09:55:43 PM
Did anyone get any video of the ducky drag races?

No, I wasn't there.  ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 12, 2016, 10:03:31 PM
That Gold Duck musta swam the Mississippi River 'cause it is here with me.   ;D
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 12, 2016, 10:07:36 PM
Did anyone get any video of the ducky drag races?

No, I wasn't there.  ;D

Yes, I know. I heard you were here for continuing fire training.
http://youtu.be/JRXp2hkgK18
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 12, 2016, 10:31:15 PM
Does that mean that the next one will be a Pig Goat Roast??   :o
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: WDH on August 13, 2016, 08:01:43 AM
David,

Looks like that you missed the family reunion. 
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: GAB on August 13, 2016, 10:09:08 AM
Does that mean that the next one will be a Pig Goat Roast??   :o

If it is going to be a GOAT roast I won't be there as there is not enough time before the date (8/5/2017) to get psyched to eat GOAT.  Come to think of it you might just as well serve Grits with it.
Gerald
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on August 13, 2016, 10:13:37 AM
   I have had some goat and it is very similar to good venison as long as it's a young goat.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Jeff on August 13, 2016, 10:19:14 AM
There will never be a sanctioned Forestry Forum goat roast. We value our goat well beyond any nutritional value.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 13, 2016, 10:29:44 AM
Does Goat taste like sawdust??   :-X   :o
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: GAB on August 13, 2016, 11:19:28 AM
I've had it once at a party.
Don't know any particulars about it other than it was like chewing on baler twine and just as tasty.
Gerald
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: POSTON WIDEHEAD on August 13, 2016, 07:09:37 PM
There will never be a sanctioned Forestry Forum goat roast. We value our goat well beyond any nutritional value.


Oh, Goat Is Me
 
Goats are really kind of weird,
Even babies have a scraggly beard,
They eat all kinds of different things,
Like clothes, and trash, and even rings,
Like your dog you blame for farts,
They are a supporter of the arts,
Paintings, sculptures, and design,
Each is on the menu to dine,
They’re like skinny wool-less sheep,
Goats are a perfect date: cheap!
They are fun to pet but watch those fingers,
Bite is worse than bark, but not good singers,
Watch out for their little horns,
A head butt is never easily adorned,
Goats are funny when they climb,
Get your hands off: this one’s mine!

author unknown
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Carson-saws on August 13, 2016, 07:23:00 PM
Magicman....nope....tastes like chicken.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: tule peak timber on August 13, 2016, 09:38:31 PM
Go to the food section.....
Title: PICTURES !!! 2016 Pigroast
Post by: DR_Buck on August 14, 2016, 10:07:59 PM
I've uploaded 81 pictures from the Pig Roast.    They can be viewed in my album here:


http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=7428
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: OneWithWood on August 15, 2016, 11:36:17 AM
Good job, DR.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Kingcha on August 15, 2016, 06:09:20 PM
Thanks again to Forestry Forum and special thanks to Logrite for the wonderful Cant hook.

(http://www.forestryforum.com/gallery/albums/userpics/30769/002~5.JPG?easyrotate_cache=1471298567)

I put it to work today milling my battens for the caboose.    Only 3 logs but this tool is way better then the big one I have been using.

Thanks

Matt
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: gspren on August 15, 2016, 07:11:25 PM
Kingcha, glad to see that cant hook went to someone that can/will use it. Also thanks for the picture in use.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Magicman on August 15, 2016, 08:43:31 PM
Your life will never be the same Matt.
Title: Re: Official 2016 Pigroast RSVP topic
Post by: Peter Drouin on August 16, 2016, 06:30:51 AM
Your life will never be the same Matt.





A life changing cant hook.  :D :D :D :D :D