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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By sno_duc
We just got back from a 2 week ED. Still need to...

We just got back from a 2 week ED. Still need to sort thru photo's and post a final trip report.
Been to or thru most of the area you're planning on. Parking will not be a problem, I've found that...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By sno_duc
Like everyone else has stated. Up until the...

Like everyone else has stated.
Up until the point you take re-delivery at your dealership (or PCD) insurance is covered by BMW. Allianz while you're actually in control of your new pride and joy,...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By sno_duc
Yes, you're driving a brand new car on unfamiliar...

Yes, you're driving a brand new car on unfamiliar roads. Not a good place or time to get sloppy.
Today I drove from Strasbourg to Bruges, pouring rain 100 km either side of Metz. In 560 km I took 4...
Forum: European Delivery 12-13-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By sno_duc
I don't know about the no crowds, yesterday...

I don't know about the no crowds, yesterday evening the Nuremberg Christmas market was wall to wall. (I think half of northern Bavaria was there)
This morning we're heading for Strasbourg with a...
Forum: European Delivery 12-12-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By sno_duc
A quick update. We're in Nuremberg. The car...

A quick update.
We're in Nuremberg.
The car drives wonderful, took it easy 130 - 140 kph (breaking in tires/ brakes/ engine) one time up to 160 kph.
Love the HUD.
Been to four Christmas markets...
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By sno_duc
Here's the photo. Learned an interesting thing...

Here's the photo.
Learned an interesting thing from our delivery specialist, the Welt is now the number one tourist attraction in Bayen, Neuschwanstein is number two.
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By sno_duc
Paperwork signed, das book signed, weisswurst...

Paperwork signed, das book signed, weisswurst consumed, briefing in 6 minutes :bigpimp:
Forum: European Delivery 12-08-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By sno_duc
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Forum: European Delivery 12-07-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By sno_duc
The fun begins

Arrived in Amsterdam this morning.
Caught the train from Schiphol to Amsterdam Centraal, then a short (10 minutes with luggage) to our hotel, the Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam. What a hotel, former...
Forum: European Delivery 11-28-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By sno_duc
Wine-O, a quick question about the Augustiner...

Wine-O,
a quick question about the Augustiner -Keller.
Do they have a band?
We'll be in Munich in 2 weeks, taking Sharon's mom again.
Vonnie (Sharon's mom) was totally entranced by the...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 678
Posted By sno_duc
Doesn't have to, the Charger can not out run the...

Doesn't have to, the Charger can not out run the Motorola.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 5,533
Posted By sno_duc
I still believe that platform does not matter as...

I still believe that platform does not matter as much as how proficient the operator is.
Pick a defensive tool that fits you and your requirements, then go practice. (a lot)
I live in brown bear...
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By sno_duc
Yes, we get our 335 at 10:10.

Yes, we get our 335 at 10:10.
Forum: European Delivery 11-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By sno_duc
1st time in Europe? You might consider...

1st time in Europe?
You might consider Rothenberg ob Tauber as a base, Heidelberg, Nuremburg, Stuttgart are all reachable in a couple of hours.

We agree a new hotel every night gets old.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-13-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By sno_duc
I saw 50* the other day driving to town. WTF,...

I saw 50* the other day driving to town.
WTF, mid November in south central Alaska it should be in the 20's.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-11-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 5,533
Posted By sno_duc
I'll jump in. It does not matter what caliber,...

I'll jump in.
It does not matter what caliber, what matters is being able to hit what you're aiming at (under stress), a .177 pellet that hits is more effective than a .454 Casul that misses.
Pick...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,558
Posted By sno_duc
1Dreamer have you found any good indie writers? ...

1Dreamer have you found any good indie writers?
That's another big advantage to e-books, the old school politics of publishing houses, editors, and favored authors is going the way of the dodo.
...
Forum: European Delivery 11-04-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By sno_duc
Fly in and out of Amsterdam. DB CNL sleeper...

Fly in and out of Amsterdam.
DB CNL sleeper train to Munich.
Nuremberg
Strasbourgh (stop at Rothenburg ob Tauber for lunch)
Bruges
Amsterdam.
Arrive on Dec 7th, fly home on Dec 20th.
Forum: European Delivery 11-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By sno_duc
Make a loop Munich-> Mittenwald -> Lake Como ->...

Make a loop Munich-> Mittenwald -> Lake Como -> St Moritz -> Munich. Then if you have time train or plane to Rome, fly home from Rome.

Enjoy, we're a few days behind you.(delivery on the 11th)
Forum: European Delivery 10-30-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By sno_duc
We're heading for Nuremberg on the 12th. ...

We're heading for Nuremberg on the 12th.
Marienplatz for some Christmas cheer the evening of the 11th?
Forum: European Delivery 10-30-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By sno_duc
I'll see you in 40 or so days. (I'm taking...

I'll see you in 40 or so days. (I'm taking delivery of a 335 gt on the 11th :D)
Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By sno_duc
I'm surprised no one has said it. This board is...

I'm surprised no one has said it.
This board is a great resource.
European Deliveries are a niche. Unique advantages and unique problems. Have many european tourists worry about finding a car wash?...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-19-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 592
Posted By sno_duc
Times have changed. Back more years ago than I...

Times have changed.
Back more years ago than I care to admit.
I had a RD-350, a heavily modded RD 350 (closer to a TZ-350) (two cylinder two-stroke street bike)
Any way, fouled a plug one morning....
Forum: European Delivery 10-17-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,578
Posted By sno_duc
Did you happen to look at any nutritional labels...

Did you happen to look at any nutritional labels on pre-packaged food.
You do not need a masters in chemistry to understand what you're eating, even with my limited language skills.

Can't wait...
Forum: European Delivery 10-16-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By sno_duc
Rome is not a car friendly city. Best bet plane...

Rome is not a car friendly city.
Best bet plane or train.
If you do go by car, south of Milan should be fine. It's getting south of Milan, there be a few mountains between Munich and Milan, in...
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