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sizz

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FLOATING CONCESSION Sat, 05/15/10 1:34 PM (permalink)

Here you go boys..... kill two birds with one stone.... your dream of going out to sea and selling hot-dogs too............ lol    looks like there's $75K worth of cooking gear aboard that barge..... or put wheels on it and have a mobile restaurant 
http://www.ablboats.com/details.php?id=74965
 
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    6star

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    Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sat, 05/15/10 1:55 PM (permalink)
    I am pretty sure chicagostyledog has posted about one somewhat similar (but not as fancy) in WI.

    Locally, we have the Burger Barge (not fancy at all) which does very well.: http://burgerbargeinc.com/
     
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      Curbside Grill

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      Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 1:34 AM (permalink)
      6star


      I am pretty sure chicagostyledog has posted about one somewhat similar (but not as fancy) in WI.

      Locally, we have the Burger Barge (not fancy at all) which does very well.: http://burgerbargeinc.com/

      Hey 6star Believe he is a graduate of HDU.
       

       
       
       
      But I like this one better
       

       
       
       
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        6star

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        Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 1:58 AM (permalink)
        Yes, that is the one I was thinking of, but I do like your one better (More atmosphere!)
         
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          lornaschinske

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          Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 11:22 AM (permalink)
          Here in Corpus, you not only have to follow the Health Dept Guidelines but you also have to follow the guidelines set out by the harbourmaster (or whomever is in charge of the waterways around here).
           
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            THE WILD DOG

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            Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 2:49 PM (permalink)
            Thats some funny stuff right theere. I like it. Its way out of the box thi king
             
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              Dr of BBQ

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              Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 10:17 PM (permalink)
              I'm going to build one right after I get my step van done. I'm serious and it'll be cool.

              Jack
               
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                Ice Cream Man

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                Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 10:31 PM (permalink)
                Can you down rig in between sales?
                Catch some fish for supper.
                That's what I need, a job that combines work and fishing.
                 
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                  Ice Cream Man

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                  Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 10:32 PM (permalink)
                  Dr of BBQ


                  I'm going to build one right after I get my step van done. I'm serious and it'll be cool.

                  Jack


                  You serve Doc. I'll catch supper.
                   
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                    Dr of BBQ

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                    Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 10:38 PM (permalink)
                    That's not what it's about, and you know that. LMAO, But there are some up sides to it look at all the (.) (.) you'd get to see while your slamming the cash in the drawer. LOL

                    I don't know about your area but on all the lakes in Illinois every cove is full of boats all tied together, and everyone is drinking beer, and laying in the sun. Some coves will have 1 or 2 hundred boats tied together. And then there are the jet ski coves.

                    Pretty cool summers in the Midwest.
                    <message edited by Dr of BBQ on Sun, 05/16/10 10:39 PM>
                     
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                      Ice Cream Man

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                      Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Sun, 05/16/10 10:50 PM (permalink)
                      I like looking at them too, although I would much rather touch them.
                      It's almost as much fun as fishing.
                       
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                        Curbside Grill

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                        Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 4:35 AM (permalink)
                        Dr of BBQ


                        I'm going to build one right after I get my step van done. I'm serious and it'll be cool.

                        Jack

                         
                        The first thing that I thought of was scenes of Old WWII  Navy Boats laying down smoke screens. LOL
                         
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                          Ice Cream Man

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                          Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 7:16 AM (permalink)
                          Me, You, Billy, and Doc, BBQing and fishing, reminds me more of Mchale's Navy.
                           
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                            Curbside Grill

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                            Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 7:37 AM (permalink)
                            Ice Cream Man


                            Me, You, Billy, and Doc, BBQing and fishing, reminds me more of Mchale's Navy.

                             
                            You are right about McHales Navy.
                            But if you need the boat transported, call
                            I'm Thinking of a used BBQ trailer with pontoons under it.

                             
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                              Dr of BBQ

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                              Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 9:42 AM (permalink)
                              While I was in the Navy I played basketball, we  traveled all the time but when the season was over I was officially assigned to an LCM, as per below.

                              Now this would make an extremely neat party - food barge. But at 52 feet long impossible to trailer to the lake. LOL

                              LCM 6 Type Class
                              Propulsion: 2- Detroit 6-71 Diesel engines; 348 hp sustained; twin shaft, or 2- Detroit 8V-71 Diesel engines; 460 hp sustained; twin shaft. Length: 56.2 feet (17.1 meters). Beam: 14 feet (4.3 meters). Displacement: 64 tons (65.03 metric tons) full load. Speed: 9 kts (10.3 mph, 16.6 kph). Range: 130 miles at 9 knots. Crew: 5 Load: 34 tons (34.55 metric tons) or 80 troops.
                               
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                                BillyB

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                                Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 9:57 AM (permalink)
                                OK, It's official, Drof BBQ is Captain, Curb cleans the bathrooms, the Canadian will get deported,(we are watching our boarders you know) I will keep an eye on the Keg............WE can call the boat Titanic, I don't have to tell you how this venture ends. The Captain and Keg watcher are first off the ship............Billyb
                                 
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                                  Curbside Grill

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                                  Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 1:02 PM (permalink)
                                  Now I thought this was Fish'n Que'ing
                                  No fishing, yet that I seen, No cook'n yet MENTIONED.
                                  Skipper, kegger, lost one,probaly left his shoes on, and scrubber. I'm missing sumthing.
                                  No lawn chairs, no idea what for and where as. I just would like Jack to bring a Quart of Chili.
                                  simple to the point.

                                  We all are going to argue over Menu. Smoked fish, smoked meat, no one knows where we are going, and as a lonely scrubber, to put it mildly, better be south to LA. for Boudin.

                                  The boat is trailerable, we use to move that size and larger all the time.
                                  we moved more crap, than you can imagine. Some boats, blowboats,  take 5 trucks

                                  <message edited by Curbside Grill on Mon, 05/17/10 3:33 PM>
                                   
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                                    WyldeChef

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                                    Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 10:31 PM (permalink)
                                    Love to see the HD swimming out with his little notepad and very very stern expression.
                                     
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                                      Dr of BBQ

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                                      Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 11:29 PM (permalink)
                                      WyldeChef


                                      Love to see the HD swimming out with his little notepad and very very stern expression.


                                      Really I had not thought of that. That's very funny.

                                      Jack
                                       
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                                        Dr of BBQ

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                                        Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 11:38 PM (permalink)
                                        Ice Cream King you may be in trouble, you may not be able to come have a beer and fish on my boat with Billy and myself.

                                        Vt. farmer draws a line at US bid to bolster border Homeland Security threatens to seize property.

                                        Homeland Security officials counter that modernizing border facilities should be a national priority. US Customs and Border Protection received $420 million in federal stimulus funds to renovate ports of entry along the Canadian and Mexican borders.


                                        http://www.boston.com/new...bid_to_bolster_border/
                                         
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                                          Ice Cream Man

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                                          Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Mon, 05/17/10 11:49 PM (permalink)
                                          Yep, got 8 Million to spend, give the farmer 39500.
                                          Then they won't likely let him cross north to play hockey and drink good beer.
                                          If they gave us  the 8 million, we could set up dogs and ice cream
                                          and keep a eye on the boarder for them. Well at least from 10 till 2.
                                           
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                                            Curbside Grill

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                                            Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Tue, 05/18/10 12:06 AM (permalink)
                                            Cn use to be real nice, damn States tore us up, use to charge us to return. a whole $5.00, just Commercial. 
                                            did I have a problem with that.
                                             
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                                              Curbside Grill

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                                              Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Tue, 05/18/10 12:33 AM (permalink)
                                              Dr of BBQ


                                              While I was in the Navy I played basketball, we  traveled all the time but when the season was over I was officially assigned to an LCM, as per below.

                                              Now this would make an extremely neat party - food barge. But at 52 feet long impossible to trailer to the lake. LOL

                                              LCM 6 Type Class
                                              Propulsion: 2- Detroit 6-71 Diesel engines; 348 hp sustained; twin shaft, or 2- Detroit 8V-71 Diesel engines; 460 hp sustained; twin shaft. Length: 56.2 feet (17.1 meters). Beam: 14 feet (4.3 meters). Displacement: 64 tons (65.03 metric tons) full load. Speed: 9 kts (10.3 mph, 16.6 kph). Range: 130 miles at 9 knots. Crew: 5 Load: 34 tons (34.55 metric tons) or 80 troops.

                                              You are in luck
                                              http://www.tmt-llc.com/landingcraft/landingcraft.htm
                                               
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                                                Dr of BBQ

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                                                Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Tue, 05/18/10 10:04 AM (permalink)
                                                Wow I never dreamed they would be worth that much. Hell I could buy a fleet of Pontoon boats for that kind of money. In fact I could buy the best and longest pontoon boat and rig it with 4 star equipment for half that amount. LOL Well there will never be an LCM on Lake Springfield.

                                                So we go back to plan (A) and continue looking for an older pontoon boat to rebuild, for my food party barge.
                                                 
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                                                  yum quest

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                                                  Re: FLOATING CONCESSION Tue, 11/30/10 10:05 PM (permalink)
                                                  Anyone ever heard of Weenies On the Water?   
                                                   

                                                      
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