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    Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    Does the Finkbine Golf Course Lot actually ever fill up? If it does, do you have a good guess what time it will this Saturday?

    I usually park downtown and hit the bars pre-game but am planning to tailgate this week. Am hoping to arrive about 9:30.
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    Should be fine
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    9:30 should have no issues. Probably could find a place off Golfview that has parking by my spot
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    I'd guess the lot is full by 11:30 or 12 Saturday. Some will stay away due to the heat I'm sure.
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    I agree. I think the heat is really going to temper some of the tailgating. Thank god the RV has a totes choice AC unit.
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    That's where were headed sat. Might get some sort of breeze out there. Not even going to our regular spot down by kinnick
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkfromnorwalk View Post
    I agree. I think the heat is really going to temper some of the tailgating. Thank god the RV has a totes choice AC unit.
    Did you paint a tiger hawk on that thing?
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    I've parked there for years, typically arriving an hour before kick off and it had only been full once. 0930 is grampa time early do you will be a o k.
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    Quote Originally Posted by OUTofTOWNHAWK View Post
    Did you paint a tiger hawk on that thing?
    No but we did get a custom Tigerhawk decal for the front over cab window that is totes choice.

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    I've never parked near Finkbine. Did the new golf complex change anything with parking?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkfromnorwalk View Post
    No but we did get a custom Tigerhawk decal for the front over cab window that is totes choice.

    The 80's called and want their rig back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deanvogs View Post
    The 80's called and want their rig back.
    Shockingly it's a '94. Only has 50k on it. Runs great!
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    Shockingly it's a '94. Only has 50k on it. Runs great!
    Nice. I'm jelly as I just have a '13 Dodge Ram with the Rambox stuffed full of food, beer and ice. While it works pretty good, a RV is where it is at!
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    Re: Finkbine Tailgate Parking Lot?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkfromnorwalk View Post
    No but we did get a custom Tigerhawk decal for the front over cab window that is totes choice.

    Love the rig, looks like it serves great purpose, with sat dish too. But really love the choice tailgate spot, in the shade under tree, next to soft grass, trash recepticle nearby, grillready, and quiet with no fellow tailgaters or friends overcrowding party of one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColoradoHAWKEYE View Post
    Love the rig, looks like it serves great purpose, with sat dish too. But really love the choice tailgate spot, in the shade under tree, next to soft grass, trash recepticle nearby, grillready, and quiet with no fellow tailgaters or friends overcrowding party of one.
    I can't remember what game this was but I think it was a 2:30 kickoff and I took this picture around 7:30 in the morning. There wasn't much going on yet. I'm pretty sure half the crew was still snoozing.
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