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You do make me jealous with those chiseled features.

I’m still pulling for a 2/22 delivery for you so I can snag that scale, so that’s what I call wishful thinking.

Regardless, hope you are swinging an EQ soonest.


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As soon as the accessories were advertised I sent my dealer a pre-order for the items and quantities I wanted. I will deal with the pricing when that is available.

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