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  Topic: airport Hanger to rent
Steve Coombs

Replies: 3
Views: 2254

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 12:20 pm   Subject: Hangar at Airport
Mini,

I get up to the island by airplane 3 times a year or so for 3-4 days at a time. Please let me know your daily/weekly rates for your hangar. My email address is scoombs@riskresources.net
  Topic: Now... HERE's some REAL Fishing!
Steve Coombs

Replies: 7
Views: 5499

PostForum: Conservation Corner   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 11:58 pm   Subject: Now... HERE's some REAL Fishing!
Yep. That is Twin Lakes all right. You don't even need a fishing pole.
  Topic: BBI Airport Status
Steve Coombs

Replies: 9
Views: 3853

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2005 8:36 pm   Subject: BBI Airport Status
Can someone provide an update on the status of construction at the airport. It was my understanding that an asphalt runway would be constructed this summer.

Thanks for any input you are abale to p ...
  Topic: Ice Bridge and Airport
Steve Coombs

Replies: 14
Views: 7367

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2005 12:33 pm   Subject: Ice Bridge and Airport
For those that are interested, the East ice bridge is 2-3 feet thick and smooth as glass. Dave and I used our XC skis to go back and forth to the Island at night. One thing we learned is to have re ...
  Topic: Ice Bridge and Airport
Steve Coombs

Replies: 14
Views: 7367

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:52 pm   Subject: Ice Bridge and Airport
Thanks for the feedback. My brother Dave and I will cross tomorrow afternoon, with brother Bob coming across later in the evening.

A fire in the fireplace, cigars in hand and a few brews to go wit ...
  Topic: Ice Bridge and Airport
Steve Coombs

Replies: 14
Views: 7367

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2005 9:17 pm   Subject: Ice Bridge and Airport
What is the current and anticipated condition of the ice bridge and Boblo Airport. My brothers and I are making our annual winter trek to the Island Friday-Sunday this week, and would appreciate any ...
  Topic: Hangar at Airport
Steve Coombs

Replies: 0
Views: 1320

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Dec 31, 2004 8:58 am   Subject: Hangar at Airport
If anyone out there is aware of someone who is interested in selling their hangar at the airport on Boblo please have them contact me @630-617-5229. I am not in a rush but do want to acquire a hangar ...
  Topic: Air Port
Steve Coombs

Replies: 32
Views: 17580

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2004 10:38 pm   Subject: Airport Expansion
I occasionally fly and use the Boblo Airport. I love grass runways. It reminds me of grass roots type flying. But I am in favor of the changes. A longer asphalt runway will allow larger aircraft f ...
  Topic: Snowmobile Rental
Steve Coombs

Replies: 3
Views: 2200

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:20 pm   Subject: Snowmobile Rental
My brothers and I plan to invade the Island the last weekend of this month. Can you recommend anyplace nearby that rents snowmobiles?

Thanks and have a nice weekend.
  Topic: Zoning Questions and Headaches
Steve Coombs

Replies: 25
Views: 15783

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 12:00 am   Subject: BBI Zoning
My brothers and I had a structure built on our BBI property this fall. Permits were straight forward. Our plans were approved as originally drawn. The building inspector was very helpful in providi ...
  Topic: Real Estate Surveyor
Steve Coombs

Replies: 2
Views: 1705

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2003 10:35 am   Subject: Real Estate Surveyor
Can anyone recommend a real estate surveyor who performs services on Boblo?

Thanks for any imput anyone can provide.
  Topic: Painter
Steve Coombs

Replies: 0
Views: 1441

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2003 10:44 am   Subject: Painter
I need to have some interior walls sanded and painted at our cabin. Can anyone out there recommend anyone. Thanks in advance for your help. My email is scoombs@riskresources.net
  Topic: Hangar Space on BBI
Steve Coombs

Replies: 3
Views: 2197

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2003 2:39 pm   Subject: Hangar Space on BBI
There are no fees. Just park your bird out of the way of the cars and hangars. Bring your own tie downs and know there is no fuel. However, you can refuel at Cheboygan County Airport. The folks th ...
  Topic: Winter on Boblo
Steve Coombs

Replies: 2
Views: 1887

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2003 12:12 pm   Subject: Winter on Boblo
We flew over so we only saw the bridge from the air.
  Topic: Winter on Boblo
Steve Coombs

Replies: 2
Views: 1887

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2003 12:13 am   Subject: Winter on Boblo
My brother Dave and I were on the island this past weekend working on our family place. For those of you who haven't enjoyed Boblo in the winter make plans to do so this season. There is 12-18 inche ...
  Topic: In need of a good mortgage appraisal
Steve Coombs

Replies: 4
Views: 2723

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2003 11:48 pm   Subject: In need of a good mortgage appraisal
I agree with Jeff. Alice also owns property on the island. She is out of the office quite a bit as you can imagine. Her cell phone is 231-818-0115. Good luck!
  Topic: Island Trip
Steve Coombs

Replies: 10
Views: 4332

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2003 9:20 pm   Subject: Island Trip
Actually it is my brother Bob who is driving up from the Detroit area. My Brother Dave and I are flying up from Chicago. Weather willing we leave tomorrow at 6 AM (Chicago time), should arrive at C ...
  Topic: Island Trip
Steve Coombs

Replies: 10
Views: 4332

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2003 6:31 pm   Subject: Island Trip
OK I got the message. No cars and call ahead first. Thanks for the heads up.
  Topic: Island Trip
Steve Coombs

Replies: 10
Views: 4332

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2003 10:28 pm   Subject: Island Trip
My brothers and I are making the trip to the Island next weekend. Are cars going across the ice bridge or just snowmobiles. Thanks for any feedback you can provide.
  Topic: ICE BRIDGE 2003
Steve Coombs

Replies: 5
Views: 2343

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2003 10:26 pm   Subject: ICE BRIDGE 2003
It sounds like you went across by snowmobile. Were cars going across also?

Thanks.
  Topic: Island Trip
Steve Coombs

Replies: 10
Views: 4332

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 31, 2003 2:35 pm   Subject: Island Trip
This article is in the Cheboygan paper today




Ice bridge to Bois Blanc is open

Trees mark path from mainland; caution is urged

By ERICA KOLASKI

Tribune Staff Writer

CHEBOYGAN-- For ...
  Topic: test
Steve Coombs

Replies: 0
Views: 4246

PostForum: The Test Drive   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2003 12:27 am   Subject: test
Want to check how the smilies work

Laughing Laughing Laughing

Idea Wink Wink
  Topic: A Quick Update
Steve Coombs

Replies: 3
Views: 3331

PostForum: Bois Blanc Island Site/Forum News   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2003 12:24 am   Subject: A Quick Update
Rob,

You do a great job with the site. My hat is off to yoou. Keep up the good work!! Very Happy
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  Topic: Buying Bois Blanc property
Steve Coombs

Replies: 7
Views: 3835

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2003 2:50 pm   Subject: Buying Bois Blanc Property
Banks in metropolitan areas like Detroit aren't in tune with financing vacant land, cottages, etc. You will find much better luck with banks in Northern Michigan. Sheila Godbold (Hawk's Landing) or ...
  Topic: Hangar Space on BBI
Steve Coombs

Replies: 3
Views: 2197

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2003 3:48 pm   Subject: Hangar Space on BBI
I am new to the island and haven't gotten to know all my fellow airplane pilots, but thought someone out there could help me. I plan on flying up to BBI on Feb 7th and will stay until the 9th.

I d ...
 
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