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Ryan Metzler
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After having played Crokinole for the first time at the Fire & Ice Con here in Wisconsin in February, I just knew I had to have the game. I hemmed and hawed, placed a pre-order for a Mayday board, and went about my ways.

After a few unfortunate setbacks from Mayday, I changed my mind (not to say you Mayday folks wont have a great board coming!), and decided I'd rather have my money back and save it up for a product that had a great reputation.

That said, last thursday I finalized the order for my first Hilinski board! It will combine aspects of the Fenimore and another board (the name is slipping memory, but it has a nice medium brown/red stain. I'm excited...now to play the waiting game!

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Grats. You won't be disappointed, one of the best decisions in gaming I've ever made.
 
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Thumb for including the words "my first".
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They just got my money as well for a board, which I'm getting custom painted by their artist friend Penny Hauffe. Will share photos once I get it.
 
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Odinsday wrote:
They just got my money as well for a board, which I'm getting custom painted by their artist friend Penny Hauffe. Will share photos once I get it.


The "premium" boards just weren't feasible on my limited budget. Hell, the standard boards weren't really feasible...but to hell with savings!
 
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Welcome to the club! I am currently thinking about what my second board will look like...
 
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There is a club? Do i get a membership card? What are the benefits!?!?
 
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The benefits are that you get to play Crokinole.
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UvulaBob wrote:
The benefits are that you get to play Crokinole.


Count me in!
 
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slaqr wrote:
Odinsday wrote:
They just got my money as well for a board, which I'm getting custom painted by their artist friend Penny Hauffe. Will share photos once I get it.


The "premium" boards just weren't feasible on my limited budget. Hell, the standard boards weren't really feasible...but to hell with savings!


No worries... it was a case of that or a new TV for my condo, and decided that a nice piece of art I'd use was a better choice than a gogglebox. The Wings can win in lo-def for another year, I'm sure (and the Lions can lose in Lo-def for another year...)
 
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Odinsday wrote:
slaqr wrote:
Odinsday wrote:
They just got my money as well for a board, which I'm getting custom painted by their artist friend Penny Hauffe. Will share photos once I get it.


The "premium" boards just weren't feasible on my limited budget. Hell, the standard boards weren't really feasible...but to hell with savings!


No worries... it was a case of that or a new TV for my condo, and decided that a nice piece of art I'd use was a better choice than a gogglebox. The Wings can win in lo-def for another year, I'm sure (and the Lions can lose in Lo-def for another year...)


As far as I'm concerned, the Lions should lose in-def-initely in Any-def. Anyhow, how soon till you get your board? I'm just sitting here counting the days, of which there are still FAR too many remaining.

 
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Not sure, board is with Penny being painted. Not too bothered how long it takes, as it'll be a surprise when I get the update.

Are you a Cheesehead?
 
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Not sure, board is with Penny being painted. Not too bothered how long it takes, as it'll be a surprise when I get the update.

Are you a Cheesehead?


You betcha eh! South eastern wisconsin represent! Why do you ask?
 
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Get a room, you two! arrrh
 
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Just curious who'd be having a pop at the Lolions.

Board is now back with the Hilinski crew.
 
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Odinsday wrote:
Just curious who'd be having a pop at the Lolions.

Board is now back with the Hilinski crew.


Well, looks like mine got finished a little early. Pic from Carl arrived yesterday, its paid for, and will be shipping soon!

Here it is! Dark Passage:

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slaqr wrote:
Odinsday wrote:
Just curious who'd be having a pop at the Lolions.

Board is now back with the Hilinski crew.


Well, looks like mine got finished a little early. Pic from Carl arrived yesterday, its paid for, and will be shipping soon!

Here it is! Dark Passage:



Wow! Your board is gorgeous!

I am eagerly anticipating my board, Queen of Day, which I am hoping arrives next week!

Here's a pic; I am so excited!!!


 
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Your board looks great! My tracking # is claiming a Tuesday delivery!!! So hard to wait two days!

Update:

Well its here! Pic of it in play!

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