• To ALL forum users - As of late I have been getting quite a few private messages with questions about build ups here on the forum, or tech questions about your personal project. While I appreciate the interest, sending me a private message about these topics distracts from, and undermines the purpose of having a forum here. During the day I wear many hats as a small business owner-operator and I work tirelessly to provide the absolute best service possible to you, our valued customer. When I created this forum I rounded up some of the best minds I knew so that any tech question you might have could be asked and answered by either myself or one of my highly experienced moderators, this way the next time this same question is asked the answer can be easily found and utilized by the next IH enthusiast having the same question. This allows me the freedom to run the day to day operations of the business and minimize the impact to shipments and shop activities that these distractions can cause. It is of the up most importance for me to complete the daily tasks in order to best take care of you our customer, all the while providing you a forum to get the level advice and input you have come to expect and deserve from the premier IH shop in the country.

    So with that I ask that anyone with a question about one of our build ups or a general tech question to please use the forum as it was intended. I am absolutely available by telephone to answer your questions as well but at times may direct you back to our website to better field your question or questions. Most other private messages I will be glad to answer for you.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Jeff Ismail


The 2009 ihwr is officially canceled

john vogelsang has informed us that we have been denied use of the area that we customarily occupy based upon what the ag center calls "years" of problems with security issues and disruptions of their show; literally all the way back to the beginning.

scouts west is currently working on a new venue for 2010 with more opportunities for our participants than has been afforded us at ag center over the years. We invite anyone with an interest in ihwr to join us in discussions on our site about how we can build a better event that will be more enjoyable to a wider group of people

we apologize for any inconvenience this May have caused anyone who was planning on going to ihwr this year. Those that wish to go the the ag center and enjoy the farm show are still welcome to do so but, there will be no official or planned gathering of IH products there like we are accustomed to seeing.