Flex Deck BBQ - Mar. 29(Sat) 30(If you want to stay)

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Flex-Deck, Jan 21, 2003.

  1. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
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    May need to rename this BBQ - "Free eats - come one and come all" we will have a number of brands of mowers available for demo's

    It will be sponsored solely by Flex-Deck - No charge to any MFG's that want to come to demo -

    I did not know that evidently the prior BBQ's had to be sanctioned by Lawnsite - I think LGF covered most if not all of the costs of the St. Louis BBQ in 2001, and I have no clue as to who covered the BBQ last year in KC, but it was at a local dealership.

    I may have been in error as to touting this as a Lawnsite BBQ; If so I would be glad to rename it as "All Lawnsite members are welcome to come to the Flex-Deck BBQ which will have many brands of all types of mowers available for you to demo"

    I have no clue as to where this fits into the Sean's approach to how he wants to run Lawnsite, and I will do whatever is in his best interest, because this is one great site.

    I would hope that a lot of the mfg's on this site would show - will have 30 acres to mow - will be about 6" tall, but will be last years grass - the one thing about the BBQ's in the past is that they have been during mowing season and a lot could not show - We hope this is before mowing starts - Just will not have green grass because of that.

    Thanks, Brad
  2. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Possibly. I do have two weeks vacation from the factory. But I was planning to go up to Ohio Walleye fishing.

    What else is out in that area? Any good fishing? Be nice to get a fat spring turkey, but it's probably a little too early for that.
  3. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,386

    I'm planning on coming out. The wife said that she wants to go too. So, we probably will be staying the night. What hotel do you recommend?
  4. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    Motel Names and #'s
    Pzazz Motor Inn - Best Western - 800-373-1223 or 319-753-2223
    Holiday Inn Express - 800-Holiday or 319-752-0000
    Fairfield Inn (Mariott) 800-228-2800 or 319-754-0000
    Comfort Inn 800-228-5150 or 319-753-0000

    These should all be good - Pzazz has a sports bar and a very nice (fancy) type restaurant on board. Would be my first choice - most expensive probably, but not much more (Does not cost much to go first class)

    Thanks Brad
  5. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    If you can come - email me at flex-dek@mepotelco.net - It would help to know how many may come

    Thanks, Brad
  6. thartz

    thartz LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 486

    Anyone close to me want to carpool? send me an e-mail .
  7. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    I'm still waiting for someone from eastern Nebraska to contact me to car/truck pool with. I am about two hours from Omaha or Lincoln. Any takers? I could drive but I will probably fall asleep if I try do drive the whole way myself.:sleeping: :sleeping:
    You can e-mail me through this site or pjarens@megavison.com

  8. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    If you plan on coming to the BBQ, email me, and tell me where you are from so I can possibly contact others in your area as to car pooling etc.

    Thanks, Brad
  9. yardman1

    yardman1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 458

    If I come I will be coming on Delta or United:D
  10. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    Yardman - come on - Delta or United - You may not believe this, but South East Iowa has electricity and even airports - LOL-LOL:p :p :p

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