Sleds of the Month – Past Posts

Below are past posts from the “Sled of the Month”prize giveaways.

Cliff S 100

Updated 5/4/16, this Diablo is from Michigan. Is it yours? 5/22/16, no winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Cliff S from Midland, Michigan.

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Bruce A 100

Updated 3/9/16 – This Diablo is from the Wisconsin heartland of Diablo Country – Is it yours? Update 3/26/16 – No Winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Bruce A from Marion, Michigan.

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Bob Smith 100

Updated 2/14/16 – This is a Diablo 500 out in the eastern US. Is it yours? Update 3/2/16 – No winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Bob S in Warwick, Rhode Island.

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Brett M 101

Updated 1/2/16 – The first “Sled of the Month” post of 2016. Let’s bring in the New Year with a Winner! Updated 1/27/16 – Sorry, no winner this month. This beautiful Diablo 503 belongs to Brett M up in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

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Jim S101

Updated 11/30/15, here is a bit of a rough one from the Midwest USA. Is it yours? Update 12/6/15, we have a winner this month. The above 444 is owned by Jim S in Burnsville, Minnesota. Jim is in the process of fixing it up and although a slow process, slow but sure wins the race. Congratulations Jim. A prize will be in the mail.

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Marty K 101

Updated 11/1/15, Going for 4 months of winners in a row. This is a Midwest US Hus Ski. Is it yours? Update 11/15/15, no winner this month. This Hus Ski belongs to Marty and Kim K from North Branch, Minnesota.

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Pete S 100

Updated 10/3/15 – Going for 3 Months of Winners in a row! When I restored my first Diablo and went to my first show, this fella had his Diablo here. That was the beginning of knowing the enthusiasm of others for these old sleds and that we all could work together to help each other out. Is this your Diablo? Update 10/5/15 – we have another winner! This Diablo belongs to Pete S from Brillion, Wisconsin. Pete has since restored his 502 as one of the best restorations I’ve seen. He and his sled is featured as one of the four in BRAAAP Films – Old Iron VI DVD.

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Terry L 103

Updated 9/5/15, here is a restored Diablo from Ontario. Is it yours? Update – in less than 12 hours, Terry L from Toledo, Ontario spotted his Diablo on the site. Terry has a 444, along with a 502 and 503 and has spent many hours working on his units getting them ready to show and ride. Terry will be getting a little something from Go Go Diablo to salute his patronage!

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Bill Schramn 105

Updated 8/1/15 – Here is a picture from back in 1967. Is this you on your new Diablo 500? Update 8/3/15 – We have a Winner! Bill S from Stone Lake, Wisconsin checked out the website and saw him and his kids on his brand new Diablo and his father-in-law on his Hus Ski. Bill will be getting a little something nice for his patronage to the site.

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Duane B 100

Updated 7/9/15 – This Diablo should look familiar as it was mine at one time. Will the new owner see the post? Update 7/26/15, no winner this month. This Diablo is my first restoration that lead to the whole beginning of the Diablo hobby and this website. This Diablo belongs to Duane B from Canby, Minnesota.

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Ron E 100

Updated 6/11/15, this Diablo resides in Minnesota. The Sprint in the background belongs to this owner too! Looking for a winner this month. Update 6/29/15 – No winner this month. This Diablo (and Sprint) belong to Ron and Nancy E from Buffalo, Minnesota. Ron and Nancy hosted the Hus Ski / Diablo Get Together in 2009 at Waconia Ride In. That was a great event.

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Gary S 105

Updated 4/25/15, is this you on your Hus Ski when you were a young feller? Update 5/10/15, no winner this month. This is Gary S from Fairwater, Wisconsin. Oops, Gary later corrected me and noted these are his two daughters ready for a ride. Cools Beans Gary!

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 Brian P 100

Updated 3/30/15, this Hus Ski is from Manitoba. Looking for a winner this month! Update 4/3/15, Brian P from Grunthal, Manitoba saw his 444 on the website and emailed in. Congratulations Brian. We will be sending a little something your way!

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Dean W 100

Updated 2/27/15. Here is a Diablo 500 from the Midwest US. Is it yours? Update 3/18/15, no winner this month. The Diablo is Dean W’s from Pine Island, Minnesota.

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Jimmy T 100

Updated 1/1/15 – The first post of the new year! Is it your Diablo? Sorry, no winner this month. The Diablo belongs to Jimmy T from Dansville, Indiana.

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Updated 12/2/14, this Diablo is from the heartland – Wisconsin. And so there is no confusion, it is the Diablo in the front with the goofy bugger fiddling with the gas tank that is the “Sled of the Month”! Never mind that other goofy bugger in the back ground trying to hog all the attention (not saying any names, but it might be Randy). Update 12-17-14 – no winner this month. My best buddy Tom W from Oneida, Wisconsin did not check out the website this month, so no prize for him.

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Tony S 100

Updated 11/2/14, is this your 444?  Update 11/18/14 – no winner this month. The Hus Ski belongs to Tony S in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Bruce's 1st snowmobile ride

Updated 10/1/14, this strange looking Diablo is out in the eastern US. Is it yours? Update 10/20/14 – no winner this month. This blue 502 belongs to Bruce G in Cato, New York.

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Jake F 100

Updated 9/1/14, this Diablo resides in the eastern US. Is it yours? Update 9/15/14, No winner this month. This Diablo is Jake F’s over in Penacook, New Hampshire.

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John B 002

Updated 7/20/14, these Hus Skis reside in Ontario. Are they yours? Update 8/6/14, no winner this month. These 444’s belong to John B in Goderich, Ontario. Better luck next month.

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charlie-r-100

Updated 6/17/14, this Hus Ski resides in Minnesota. Is it yours? Update 7/3/14, no winner this month. The Hus Ski belongs to Charlie R from Anoka, Minnesota. ****************************************************************************************************************

Updated 5/18/14, this Diablo 500 resides in the western US. Is it yours? Update 6/3/14, no winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Tony P from Anaconda, Montana. Better luck next month. ****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 4/16/14, no clues for this fella on the Diablo 500. Update 5/6/14, no winner this month. This is Mike K from Jackson, Wisconsin. ***************************************************************************************************************

Posted 3/19/14, here is a beautiful restored Diablo 500 from Upper Michigan. I can hear it now—Braaaaaaaaaaappppppppp. They sound so cool. Is it yours? Update 4/7/14, no winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Dan M from Manistique, Michigan. ***************************************************************************************************************

Posted 1/4/14, the Diablo sits in a perfect picturesque view of the great white north in Ontario. Is it yours? Update 1/5/14, we have a winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Norm and Nancy B from Cochrane, Ontario. Norm and Nancy wrote in saying ” Hi Bruce, I see our Diablo has made it to “sled of the month”. I saw it first thing this morning, since it is the first site I go to in the morning and the last site I visit before closing down my laptop for the night.”Now that is a devoted gogodiablo.com website follower. ***************************************************************************************************************

Posted 12/5/13, I ran into this Hus Ski Owner at a show in Wisconsin a few years back. Is it your 200A? Update 12/21/13 – sorry, no winner this month. This Hus Ski belongs to Rod L from Luxemberg, Wisconsin.

Posted 11/8/13, this is an Ontario Hus Ski. Is the owner watching the site? Update 11/26/13, no winner this month. This Hus Ski belongs to Rock G from Kapuskasing, Ontario. **************************************************************************************************************

Posted 10/3/13, this Diablo resides in the great state of Michigan. Wondering if it’s still under the pile. Is it yours? Update 10/19/13 – Sorry, no winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Brian T from Menominee, Michigan. ****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 9/3/13, this Hus Ski is a bit unique. Is it yours? Update 9/22/13, no winner this month. This restoration mod belongs to Justin B out of Chalk River, Ontario. **************************************************************************************************************

Posted 8/5/13 – This Diablo is from the eastern US. Is it yours? Update 8/20/13, no winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Greg Z from Attica, New York. Better luck next month.

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Posted 7-10-13 – A very unique Diablo from the Great White North! Update 7-13-13, we have a winner. Keith found his picture. Keith and Edna G are from Kenai, Alaska.  Congratulations Keith! *************************************************************************************************************

Posted 6-7-13 – This Hus Ski / Diablo enthusiast is from the East Coast. Updated 7/23/13, no winner this month. Ron O from Van Buren, Maine has a number of Diablos and Hus Skis. This is Ron at a Vintage Sledding event getting ready to ride the day away. Update 6/23/13 – I stand corrected. This is not Ron O but some unknown character that I somehow got mixed in with my pictures. With that, Ron will win a prize this month. Sometimes you just gotta laugh at yourself. I’m chuckling as I write this  :) **************************************************************************************************************

Posted 5-5-13 – These pair of Diablos are from Michigan. Are they yours? Update 5/14/13, we have a winner. Mike J from Chesterfield, Michigan owns these two 503’s. Thanks for checking into the website Mike! ***************************************************************************************************************

Posted 4-11-13. Here are a pair of projects, but the owner of this Diablo is the person we are looking for this month. Update 4-27-13, no winner this month.  This Diablo belongs to Glenn T from Genesee, Michigan. The Hus Ski? It has a new home. ***************************************************************************************************************

Posted 3-12-13, here is a work in progress from Canada. If it’s yours, shoot me an email. Update 3/29/13, no winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Wayne K from L’amable, Ontario.

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Posted 2/7/13, here is a beauty from Canada. Looking for a winner this month, so check on in if it’s yours! Update 2/27/13, sorry, no winner this month. This Hus Ski belongs to Bruce A from Fraser Lake, British Columbia.

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Posted 1/8/13, here is a Diablo from the East Coast. Is it yours? Update 1/25/13 – Sorry, no winner this month. This Diablo is owned by Brent E from Danbury, New Hampshire. ******************************************************************************************************************

Posted 12/2/12 – Here is a Diablo with a fellow twin tracker from Ontario. Looking for the owner! Update 12/6/12, we have a winner this month. The above twinners belong to Mike I from Victoria Harbour, Ontario. Mike will receive a little gift for being an avid visitor of the website. ****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 11/1/12 – Here are a couple of beauties just waiting for the snow. Are they yours? Update 11/21/12, no winner this month. Bob T has these sleds in Laona, Wisconsin. Better luck in December. *****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 10/10/12 – Here is a sled from Saskatchewan. Is it yours?  Update 10/26/12, no winner this month. This is John and Celene’s Diablo. They are from Regina. ***************************************************************************************************************

Posted 9/14/12 – Sorry I got behind this month. Hope this owner is watching for his practically NOS 503! Update 10/8/12 – No winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Jake P from Bondurant, WY. ******************************************************************************************************************

Posted 8-2-12, here is a Hus Ski nut from Canada. Let’s see if he is checking the home page at gogodiablo.com! Update 8-10-12 : We have a winner. Dan C from Shilo, Manitoba checked in to claim his prize. ************************************************************************************************************* Posted 7/1/12. We should have a winner this month. Update 7/7/12 – As I had thought, Peter and Joan from Calgary, Alberta are avid site supporters and Hus Ski / Diablo enthusiasts and it did not take them long to check in and see the before pictures of their Diablo 503 restoration. We will be sending them a prize in the mail soon. *****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 6/1/12. Is this you on your Dad’s Diablo! It’s a classic picture from the 60’s. Awesome! Update 6/18/12 – No winner this month. This is Nick E from St. Anthony, Minnesota.

The picture above brought in a few interesting comments about true vintage pictures and stories that go with them. People are very intrigued about other people’s memories of when they were young. If you have some old pictures and would share some fond memories of your ride when you were a youngster, please send them to bruce@gogodiablo.com and if I get enough response, I’ll build a web page for such fun.

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Posted 5/1/12, this Diablo is from Wisconsin and the home of some mighty fine Danish! Update 5/20/12 – Sorry, but no winner this month. This Diablo resides at the home of Steve and Betsy L in Racine – Racine being the Home of the Danish Kringle! ***************************************************************************************************************

Posted 4/1/12 – I’m not saying much about this Hus Ski. It’s unique for sure. Update 4/16/12 – No Winner this month. This Hus Ski 444 belongs to Charlie V from Engadine, Upper Michigan. Many of you know Charlie as the proprietor of the Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum in Naubinway, Michigan. If you ever get in the area, it’s worth the trip to stop by and see Charlie and Marilyn at the museum!

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Posted 2/29/12 – This Hus Ski 444 is a family sled.  No Winner this month. This Hus Ski and family is Reg R from The Blue Mountains in Ontario. Better luck next month.

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Posted 2/2/12 (yes, that’s right – on Groundhog’s Day!). This beauty resides in Pennsylvania, USA. Update 2/19/12, no winner this month. This Diablo is owned by Doug and Lisa S in Brouge, Pennsylvania. ****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 12/30/11- Now normally, I try not to show a sled with an owner in the picture as it just makes the contest too easy. In this case though, you just gotta love that knit sweater!  Update 1/5/12, we have a winner. Ken L from Little Britain, Ontario saw his 444 and wrote in. Congratulations Ken! ****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 12/2/11- this beautiful Diablo resides up on Ontario. Is it yours?  Update 12/23/11 – Sorry, no winner this month. This Diablo belongs to Allan G up in Perth. Better luck next month! ****************************************************************************************************************

Posted 11/1/11 is a beautiful 444 restoration from the wonderful UP of Michigan.

BINGO! The only thing funnier than Steve H contacting me in about 11 hours from the above post was his brother John H who also contacted me about 12 hours from the post. John is from Mohawk, Wisconsin. He restored his 444 last year and writes: Hey Bruce, I see my Hus Ski has made the sled of the month for November!  That’s great. We don’t miss much on the website at all. We check it almost daily. We have learned a lot from it and don’t want to miss anything, especially sled of the month!! Thanks!!  Now my blood is boiling for Hus Ski season. Can’t wait!

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Posted 9/29/11- October’s Sled of the Month was Jeff C from Canastota, New York. He emailed in and said “Hey Bruce, I see my little Hot Rod on the Website – Awesome!”. October had a winner! ****************************************************************************************************************

The sled above was shown September of 2011. Ken C from Laona, Wisconsin owned this sled but sold it to Ed M from Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin. Either or both could have won, but they missed their chance this time around. Sorry again! **************************************************************************************************************

Brian and Brenda K from Carthage, New York have this beautiful Hus Ski 600 they used for their Christmas Card. It was the Sled of the Month for August of 2011. Sorry, no winner this month. *****************************************************************************************************************

Keith and Karen L’s Hus Skis were posted in July, 2011 and they saw them. A quick email to Bruce and they won a prize! Keith and Karen are from Winslow, Maine. *****************************************************************************************************************

Keven A from Callander, Ontario’s Hus Ski was posted in June, 2011. Sorry, but no winner this month.

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Kevin and Wendy C from South Dayton, New York’s Diablo was posted May of 2011. Sorry, no winner this month.

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Don B from Avoca, Michigan’s Diablo was posted in April of 2011. Sorry, no winner here.