What a [email protected]#$ing day... Warning: terrible language. Rated R.

Discussion in 'Fletcher Knives' started by Fletcher Knives, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. XxdrpxX


    May 31, 2011
    +1 to chainring, and arakiel.
  2. Fletcher Knives

    Fletcher Knives STEEL BREATHING BLADE MAESTRO Moderator

    Aug 30, 2007
    Now that one made me laugh. lol.

    I'm having to call all around today and see what my best course of action is, whether to leave it at the dealership that it's at, or load it on a flatbed and bring it the rest of the way to Atlanta and have it fixed here. I'm planning for the worst-case scenerio of having to do a whole new long block. I worked as the service manager in motorcycles shops enough to know that my motor is a damn paper-weight now. So, just gotta decide where to take it. Right now it's still sitting in Chattanooga at a dealership.

    Another bad aspect of this is that I still have to go on my trip. There's no "oh my truck broke, can't go, too much to do..." Nope. Still absolutely have to go. No choice. That means that I have to turn over responsibility of this whole ordeal to someone else and I won't know how it all turned out until I come home. Now, on the good side of that, I won't have to be the one who goes back and forth with the mechanics while it's getting fixed and I won't have to deal the the actual transport of the truck. Once I get on that plane on Wednesday morning, I am completely cut off from the world.

    Well. Time to make all my phonecalls. Big thanks to all my homies for chiming in here. I appreciate it guys.
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2011
  3. Arakiel


    Jun 14, 2010
    Glad to have provided you with some humor. Hang in there, soon it will be just an anecdote you tell over a beer. Have a safe trip.
  4. RedbeAR15

    RedbeAR15 Platinum Plucker Platinum Member

    Sep 29, 2008
    Hey Man, at least you made it home! Stuff happens

    If I can help, hit me up Dylan.
  5. trestle


    Feb 2, 2008
    What a mess. A bright side is you've got a lot to look forward to when you get back....

    Sorry to hear about your friend's loss, sounds like you're the kind of friend we all wish we had.
  6. powernoodle

    powernoodle Power Member

    Jul 21, 2004
    Wise counsel. However bad things seem, there are always about 5,000,000 people in America who would gladly trade places with you.
  7. Riverwarrior


    Sep 17, 2010
    Have a safe trip Dylan.
  8. FUZZ55


    May 3, 2006
    Sorry to hear about the truck and the friend's wife. I know a reasonable guy here in Cummming if you need it I'll go introduce you to him. He has done a lot of work for the guys I work with and has always treated us right.
  9. Tyronethepro


    Oct 25, 2010
    Sorry to hear you had a crap shoot of a day there. Whenever I have a bad day I think of my friend at Camp Pendelton USMC Boot Camp, Then my day doesn't seem so bad.
  10. sikhawk


    May 24, 2011
    god damn a baby kitten just died. we live in a fucked up world
  11. RedbeAR15

    RedbeAR15 Platinum Plucker Platinum Member

    Sep 29, 2008
    WTF? Shouldn't you be in school?
  12. OldPhysics


    Sep 2, 2006
    Well, I'd like to say nothing like that ever happened to me.


    All you can do is shake it off and move on.
  13. grindonyou


    Sep 21, 2006
    sounds like life to me.
  14. cramsey3006

    cramsey3006 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 2, 2010
    Sorry to hear about your friends wife. I feel your pain Dylan. My whole fucking year has been like that so far.

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