Very cool sign for your rec room...

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Very cool sign for your rec room...

Postby pckpat on Wed Oct 22, 2014 5:28 am

Might take up a little too much room, perhaps,but still... :P
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Re: Very cool sign for your rec room...

Postby madstrat on Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:09 pm

oh hell yeah

that will look killer next to my pool bar and cabana

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Re: Very cool sign for your rec room...

Postby Unit_1 on Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:33 pm

ho daddy THAT'S what I'm talkin' about!

how cool would that be? however I'm sure I can't even afford the freight, let alone win the auction, lol....
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