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Hope everybody out there is doing okay. We were fortunate to not have any damage, just still without power. I know there are people out there in much worse shape than us. Keeping all of them in our prayers.

On a side note, glad the Gulf Greens has extreme fuel capacity so we don’t have to wait in line for hours at the gas stations to hope we get fuel. Tapped 30 gallons out of her, today.

Good luck and God speed to everybody. Here’s a few pics of my setup. Bypassed the fuel filter and used the primer bulb to prime my 12v fuel transfer pump. Pumps right around a gallon per minute. Two 60 gallon tanks in my boat. Both were full before the storm. Hopefully, we’ll get power back, soon. Still need to get down to Lafitte and see how the houseboat did. But, going to wait for things to settle down a bit.
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BlueShamu : glad ya made out good , down over here I St Bernard parish we didn’t do good outside of the Protection levees, from some of the pics I’ve seen, was told by a friend that IDA was worse than Katrina outside of the levees , I can’t fathom that in my mind yet! We had significant destruction of our marshes from Katrina , just hope there’s still going to be a place I can go fishing one day ???????????
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BlueShamu : glad ya made out good , down over here I St Bernard parish we didn’t do good outside of the Protection levees, from some of the pics I’ve seen, was told by a friend that IDA was worse than Katrina outside of the levees , I can’t fathom that in my mind yet! We had significant destruction of our marshes from Katrina , just hope there’s still going to be a place I can go fishing one day ???????????
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   BlueShamu
Saw some video from Delacroix of the tidal surge. It was pretty dang tall! Waiting to hear from a buddy of mine that lives down there. He hasn’t been able to get back in, yet.
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Blue Shamu,Luckily had tree fall almost perfectly between house and small shed. Shed roof got hole about 3 inches in diameter side wall of house has two small holes all three already fixed. Had huge ole rotten pine fall across electric fence but missed poles and actually did us favor as it cleared out path for us to drop another ole dead pine. We lost bunch of trees nothing like what we lost via Katrina and for gas we were heading N via back roads to get up to McComb,MS where we got few chains for our chainsaw and gas for vehicle. Back hone in Mandeville got power restored this past Th and believe it or not the gas lines at Covington gas station were not terribly bad thanks to employees directing traffic. Did have two young guys on four wheelers up in McComb jump in front of us and initially I was mad but quickly realized neither of their four wheelers would take much gas(they pre paid 15 bucks)think total they used $14.25 so they donated .75 to me and pump ran dry just as I filled up Jeep!Know lotta folks had major destruction hope and pray repairs not too extensive.

Mandevillian
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Took ride to local hardware store Dey closed!Since I was close to Mandeville Harbor took ride down Lakeshore Drive lotta sand everywhere lotta debris looks like most homes on Lakefront fared ok think few may have been hit with trees hope none flooded. Now gotta go to Lowe’s for few supplies.

Mandevillian
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   BlueShamu
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Blue Shamu,Hope the teal ya spotted stick around texted GB3 to check on how his home in Abita fared and they had zero damage but still have no power. He did say that he and his wife up at Quack Shack enjoying comforts of AC and he is starting to see some teal. Have not seen any on NShore in few weeks taking break from hauling plenty Ida debris to huge burn pile once burn ban lifted. Hope springs eternal and de Nuck and Futz Duo,possibly to include older son hope to intercept few dem blue winged rockets. Got 21 fine palmetto branches to fashion nice blind out of and hoping for slightly cooler temps.

Mandevillian
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