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Hockey Puck

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:00 pm
by sporty
A few years back.


I forget now who the person was.


I had bought some used hockey pucks from them.


If you happen to read this post. Please contact me.


Sporty

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:39 pm
by Pinewood Daddy
Was it Don Rickles??

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:01 pm
by sporty
I don't recall a name.

I might have to go through alot of old posts to try and see who it was.

Sporty

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:13 pm
by Pinewood Daddy
Pinewood Daddy wrote:Was it Don Rickles??
That was a joke. Don Rickles is a comedian who used to insultingly call everyone a "Hockey Puck". He was quite funny.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0725543/

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:54 pm
by sporty
Yes I had asumed that was the comedian.

However, I passed over the joke.


LOL


Sporty

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:40 am
by Teeeman
We mail ordered a dozen pucks in a bag with pull string (gym equipment bag, small)...

price came out to about $2/apiece (not cheap)...

our local sporting goods store used to have them for 99cents, with their logo on them... as a promo item...

now they don't carry any pucks at all... thus why we mail ordered.

Huntsville just doesn't get a lot of winter and even though we have a hockey team, etc. hockey is not a hugely popular sport (guess it is hard to play ice hockey when the weather rarely gets below freezing outdoors)...

sure we have a rink or two...

-Terry

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 10:20 am
by sporty
It would be nice to see one of the hockey leagues, who might have tons of old pucks laying around.

Come here and post and offer them either for free or cheap price for the Kids and famlies who build and use cubmobiles.

This would even be a nice idea to see Scoutstuff.org offer also.


Sporty

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:49 pm
by Pinewood Daddy
OK. I'm out of the loop on this one. We've never built a Cub Mobile. What are the hockey pucks used for???

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 8:13 pm
by sporty
brake pad. workes nice and last alot longer than a rubber tire tread.

It does not damage the pavement either.

Sporty

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 8:29 pm
by Pinewood Daddy
Excellent!! We have a couple around the house somewhere.

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:59 pm
by Teeeman
I was promised free used and abused pucks from the Huntsville Havoc last year… I was excited until the very end… of the phone call… when I asked if I could pick them up, the reply was “I have to final check, let me call you”…


do I have to say the result of that?

a simple “no” would have been so much more appreciated…

BUT…

the thought lingers if you get the right person on the phone, they can offer used pucks…

the guy I had was excited to sell me pucks at $5 apiece (the souvenir pucks)…

he got “iffy” when I told him I wanted not pretty new pucks but pucks to turn into brake pads… for free… it was for Scouts…



apparently he lost interest at the part where I shifted from potentially a paying customer to a freeloader.

He just wasn’t enough of a man to say “no”.

-Terry

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:34 pm
by Pinewood Daddy
Teeeman wrote:I was promised free used and abused pucks from the Huntsville Havoc last year… I was excited until the very end… of the phone call… when I asked if I could pick them up, the reply was “I have to final check, let me call you”…

do I have to say the result of that?

a simple “no” would have been so much more appreciated…
I got similar lines when I was trying to get donations for our PWD last year. Many phone calls with most of them saying, "I'll get back to you", or "Call back tomorrow", or "He's not available".

I'm sending my wife and and kids out to get donations this year. My wife could get blood from a stone!! And who could resist the charm of a couple of Cub Scouts in uniform??

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:03 pm
by sporty
off topic here,


However, Yes, seems hard to get donations. I spent a few days and many hours going door to door. I first mailed off over 100 letter for help for the Cubmobile race. Got none with this approach.

Door to door works better.


Sporty

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:05 pm
by Pinewood Daddy
sporty wrote:However, Yes, seems hard to get donations. I spent a few days and many hours going door to door. I first mailed off over 100 letter for help for the Cubmobile race. Got none with this approach.

Door to door works better.
Still off topic - Thanks for confirming that. Nothing works better than a pushy woman!!

Re: Hockey Puck

Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 1:17 pm
by sporty
I got 12 hockey pucks at a good price, hoping to sell or donate them to the kids for the next Cubmobile race.


Found a real nice guy, who sells used and damaged ones at a decent price.

serious inquires only to him-

mgeorge15@hotmail. (for deails) and purchase



Sporty