Borrow/rent igloo maker?

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Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby B-Dog » Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:03 pm

Aloha!

Anyone have a grandshelters igloo maker that I could borrow or rent for next weekend? I'd be happy to leave a deposit.

I think I want one but would like to try it out before I spend the money to buy one.

Thanks,

Brandon
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby Brian C » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:24 pm

Where are you located? I have one.
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby B-Dog » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:30 am

I'm in Denver. PM'd


If I can't arrange to drive to Loveland this week, if anyone has one in Denver, let me know.

Cheers
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby realhillboarding » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:35 am

I'm considering buying one of these, but want to try it out first. Would anyone be willing to let me borrow/rent their igloo maker this weekend? I'm in Denver.

Thanks!

Adam
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby BKS » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:29 pm

I have one as well, I'd send out. I'm in Frisco.
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby Igloo Ed » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:29 am

If you are willing to come to Longmont, give me a call.
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby spiderman » Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:00 am

We have one and would love to build an Igloo this weekend. It is such an awesome invention and Igloo Ed is a fantastic person to meet if you are ever in Longmont. I bought mine direct from the factory. Let me know when and where you would like to build an igloo, and I will bring my maker.
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby EZSide » Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:00 pm

Sorry ... I have to be in Indiana ... :-D

I'm excited about 'camp' tonight because we have heavy snow with strong NE winds. Decided to add a light (its in the backyard) so I can stay up with a book or something.

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February Camp
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby Igloo Ed » Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:12 pm

EZSide wrote:Sorry ... I have to be in Indiana ... :-D


Well, igloos work there too!
Cool igloo!
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Re: Borrow/rent igloo maker?

Postby EZSide » Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:01 am

We have been making block igloos for many years (though the igloo maker looks fun). With our widely varying winter conditions I've somewhat perfected the process of making blocks.

This one was done just in time as the 2-4" forecast morphed to a 3-7" forecast and a 12+" reality.
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Early AM - cozy!
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Unfortunately - when I took this picture I was leaving the igloo to begin to clear the driveway. That was like ](*,)
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