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  2. I would try a marine canvas store. They deal with super duty zippers all the time. Growing too big for his jacket - maybe you are spoiling too much!
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  4. I never had much luck using e-mail with the GDL consulate.
  5. Perhaps, it is cuz they don't know the routine!
  6. https://business.google.com/website/reparacion-chamarras-de-piel Google search brought this place up in Guadalajara. 01 33 3617 9638 Dirección Cómo llegar Pablo Valdez 797 La Perla 44360 Guadalajara, JAL México https://www.google.com/maps/place/Reparación+Chamarras+de+Piel/@20.683135,-103.335656,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x8428b191a9d746d7:0xb7134c62aa68e7a4!8m2!3d20.6818753!4d-103.3274484
  7. Email. Responding to the string of emails every time, as they instruct. They finally called me this morning--twice, two different people. They said that had I not kept after them, my February deposit would never have been made. They apologized profusely for their lack of attention, they took some new information from me (unrelated to the standard form), and told me that my January deposit would be in my bank in two weeks or less, followed on the 3rd by my February deposit. I believe that my senator is directly responsible for this turn-about and I am more grateful than you can imagine. Unless something unforeseen goes wrong with the deposit, this is the end of the story. Thank god--it was a big scare.
  8. ComputerGuy

    Southern Sisters Restaurant

    They do appear to frequently change their minds. They sure didn't have deep-fried chicken on the menu when I was there just before Xmas. That was a surprise. Guess they couldn't get it right, so better not to offer it.
  9. ComputerGuy

    La Montana

    The "partners" are married. And I have been watching them haul cement bags in and out, among other things. But look how long it is taking to "remodel" Salvadore's into Spago's...
  10. Oatsie

    Shriners Rib Fest

    Looking for this Harry ? ? ?
  11. idocdan

    La Montana

    I think they are gone. Was told one of the partners just split--Adios, amigo style
  12. idocdan

    Southern Sisters Restaurant

    Had a fairly fine breakfast over a month ago on a Sunday, and talked with the waitress who said she was one of the sisters. I asked about the fried chicken, thinking Southern pan fried, but was told it was deep fried but they had tried various ways and settled on one. Tuesday was to be fried chicken special day, so after the holidays I was anxious to go back for it. Finally went back this past Tuesday (the15th, Jan) about 6:30. Was told there was no fried chicken and there were no more "specials" days. We were the only ones inside, one person sitting at a table outside (brr), so one would think service would be fairly attentive----NOT! I feel bad about trashing the place because it is in a beautiful indoor space with a nice outdoor dining area. But the food we did get was not good, and neither was the service. She had a "large" salad---had hardly any lettuce or greens, I had the ribeye med rare---grey, chewy, not juicy, with over-steamed broccoli (one side) and "mixed" vegetables, which turned out to be sliced carrots (second side). I do hope things turn around for them, but I won't be back until I hear a few good reviews.
  13. luvsdawgs

    Gas in riberas today

    The line goes down one street to the lake, turns right for another block or two to the west and then turns right to go north about four or five blocks to Pemex.
  14. ea93105

    Gas in riberas today

    oh, that explains what I saw, or didn't see. Sorry !
  15. Oatsie

    Gas in riberas today

    We drove to Riberas Pemex around 3.30 PM and police and Pemex staff are not allowing lineups on the side of the Carrettera. They directed us to park on the side street towards the lake. The lineup on that street was 4 - 5 blocks long.
  16. We brought a leather motorcycle jacket to him for repair but he had to source the heavy duty zipper from gdl and it took a while
  17. A zipper is a zipper but when I read riding jacket I was thinking horse. Doh.
  18. I need to pick up a load of floor tiles in GDL, anyone know of a cargo trailer for rent ( 5x8 size approx ) ? There was a trailer parked on the carretera in ajijic for a while but I haven't seen it lately.
  19. Just in case anyone is still looking, the Pemex in Riberas has gas and almost no lines
  20. moderator-2

    Bank for "Tourist Visa"

    It is not your thread and don't post further here.
  21. JRPJR

    Pale Restaurant

    Yes
  22. jonnyintrouble

    Bank for "Tourist Visa"

    Oh please don't delete my thread, please!
  23. jonnyintrouble

    Pitfalls in the English Language

    I'm being over run by tourists with furniture. Mods! Help! Please, I can't take it anymore.
  24. Carnivore

    Pale Restaurant

    Is it still open?
  25. mkshawn

    Pitfalls in the English Language

    How to Ignore the posts?
  26. casasemanas

    "gay" novels

    I have been active in a gay book club for years. The criteria for choosing a book to read was that there had to be at least one major character who was a gay man. I have collected a lot of novels over the years. I am at a point now where I would like to pass them on to an interested person. If that is you, drop me a line. pablosemanas@gmail.com No charge, just haul them away.
  27. Bisbee Gal

    Getting to Costco by bus

    LCS has bus trips to Costco and other retailers. Also saw a sign outside an Ajijic consignment shop on the carretera about a block west of El Torito that was advertising trips to Costco and other stores for 350 pesos.
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