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Old June 29th, 2016, 09:02 PM
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Moving to Asheville area

Excited to move back to my home state after making a big circle around the country over the past 10 years. Biggest thing I'll miss is my mechanic Drew here in RVA. Gonna be hard pressed to find someone as knowledgable and helpful as he.
Need to start figuring out who the go to shop is in the Asheville or surrounding area. Don't mind making a trek to Performance in Charlotte if necessary, but would like to obviously have someone local.
Definitely excited to be in this area, especially for Expo.
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Old June 29th, 2016, 09:10 PM
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Wow another move? Blue Ridge Rover Works has been around for years in Asheville. My friend's dad bought his NAS 110 from there 10-15 years ago.
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Old June 29th, 2016, 09:20 PM
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x2 on Blue Ridge.. Just went by there again a few weeks back, full of LR pron out back. Where are you going to live? In or outside of town?

It's a fun place, as long as you can endure the trustafarians masquerading as artsy dirty hippies.
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Old June 29th, 2016, 09:28 PM
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Wow another move? Blue Ridge Rover Works has been around for years in Asheville. My friend's dad bought his NAS 110 from there 10-15 years ago.
Yeah, this will put us within hour of family and striking distance to our cabin, my wife's home town in GA, and the coast of SC which we love.

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x2 on Blue Ridge.. Just went by there again a few weeks back, full of LR pron out back. Where are you going to live? In or outside of town? It's a fun place, as long as you can endure the trustafarians masquerading as artsy dirty hippies.
Likely live outside of town. I want a garage, and a yard that takes me longer than 12 minutes to cut. But not longer than an hour. I'll probably be the most conservative person in the county.
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Old June 29th, 2016, 09:35 PM
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Im just over the hill in Jonesborough, TN. If you want to hook up some time...
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Old June 29th, 2016, 09:49 PM
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Likely live outside of town. I want a garage, and a yard that takes me longer than 12 minutes to cut. But not longer than an hour. I'll probably be the most conservative person in the county.
Yeah, well, Billy Graham et al are within a couple miles, as well as Montreat college. If I could live anywhere there, I'd choose Black Mountain or Weaverville. Good luck on the move.
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Old June 29th, 2016, 10:13 PM
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Yeah, well, Billy Graham et al are within a couple miles, as well as Montreat college. If I could live anywhere there, I'd choose Black Mountain or Weaverville. Good luck on the move.
We vacation in Black Mountain twice a year. The town has a funky vibe without the traffic and congestion of Asheville.

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Old June 29th, 2016, 10:20 PM
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Not to hijack your thread but my wife and I are moving to Weaverville in the spring. Leaving the Boulder Colorado area after 18 years. I feel like Asheville is what Boulder was 20 years ago. Our builder started pushing in the driveway this week and hopefully our house will be done by April. Pretty excited.
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Old June 30th, 2016, 12:06 AM
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I feel like Asheville is what Boulder was 20 years ago.
I thought the same thing when I moved to Asheville from Boulder 14 years ago. Similar in that they are both melting pots where very few natives exist. So far Asheville has retained some of its southern character and still feels accessible, though housing costs tripled in some trendy areas in the time I was there. A handful of major downtown storefronts were boarded up when I moved there and are now thriving businesses. Big city folks would find it affordable but regionally it's relatively expensive. Good food, great music and wonderful people. Oh, and lots of beer.
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Old June 30th, 2016, 03:51 AM
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I live over the mountain in Greeneville, TN and spent a lot of time in Asheville. House prices have went through the roof inside Buncombe County. If you are willing to drive a little further, great deals on real estate are to be had in TN. And no state income tax!
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Man asheville has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. I would pick sylva as my top spot in WNC, i am little biased though. Blue Ridge Rover Works is good, Shawn has always been helpful. I believe there is was a Rover shop in Black Mountain maybe it was called Torque Works? I remember one of the WNC rover guys mentioning it
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Excited to move back to my home state after making a big circle around the country over the past 10 years. Biggest thing I'll miss is my mechanic Drew here in RVA. Gonna be hard pressed to find someone as knowledgable and helpful as he.
Need to start figuring out who the go to shop is in the Asheville or surrounding area. Don't mind making a trek to Performance in Charlotte if necessary, but would like to obviously have someone local.
Definitely excited to be in this area, especially for Expo.
Very nice! Happy to see this thought is becoming reality!
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Not to hijack your thread but my wife and I are moving to Weaverville in the spring. Leaving the Boulder Colorado area after 18 years. I feel like Asheville is what Boulder was 20 years ago. Our builder started pushing in the driveway this week and hopefully our house will be done by April. Pretty excited.
Weaverville is a good choice and super close to downtown.. Solid schools, cheaper housing, etc. You can visit the chaos on Haywood/Lexington/Battery Park and then be home in 10 minutes.
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Old June 30th, 2016, 08:27 PM
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Already kicking this move off with a bang. Carrier picked up my RR and D today, made it 20 mins away and his tranny fell out of his Ram 3500. Made for an interesting day jockeying uber rides to pick up my Rovers off the side of the interstate.
Anyone have the contact info for that lady everyone uses? Is her name Athena?



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Is her name Athena?



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Ahh, LR adventures. Yes Athena is who you want.
I need her contact info...
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I need her contact info...
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Athena Hall, AKA Auto Movers (954) 892-6905
Thanks! Found a carrier, just left. Let's try this again...enclosed this time.



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