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    Are these foil stamped like the originals? That's...

    Are these foil stamped like the originals? That's what we wanted. But could only find a company willing and able to make a medallion. I used to have the dimensional pic and one of a pair of nos foil...
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    Sticky: Candy Corn has been washed with water 3X and...

    Candy Corn has been washed with water 3X and caught in the rain 3X during our ownership. Pretty much it's been about every other year, and while we dont like getting her wet, rain is totally...
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    I had no idea. Wow! There's a guy at work with a...

    I had no idea. Wow! There's a guy at work with a late model Charger in full black and grey urban camo wrap. Never thought to ask what that cost tho.
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    Sticky: I actually had to dry a couple dots of rain off...

    I actually had to dry a couple dots of rain off CC when I got her back inside after polishing Sunday. And it rained pretty much from then til dusk Monday night. It's been sorta lousy weather most of...
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    We try to get up to 1,000 each year, but are...

    We try to get up to 1,000 each year, but are falling way short of that this year. It's always about smiles per gallon too.
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    Sticky: Haven't had much occasion to Whip it Out this...

    Haven't had much occasion to Whip it Out this year. Almost forgot about the local car show last night even. Who could forget after Stringbean wakes you up at the asscrack of dawn to chat about that...
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    I guess I have a series of Rave type jumbled...

    I guess I have a series of Rave type jumbled thoughts today.

    This area isn't really "woodsy" but the way the topography and trees effect the wind we barely ever even smell if our next neighbors...
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    I've never noticed 1/24 or 1/25 to be out of...

    I've never noticed 1/24 or 1/25 to be out of scale, but man 1/32 is a nightmare. Today's mail brought a vintage Eldon 1969 Coronet 500 > R/T Slot car body. Of course it's not to scale. It's maybe...
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    Ok, I haven't had a rant in a while. Here's one I...

    Ok, I haven't had a rant in a while. Here's one I can get off my chest even if nobody else understands it as more than gobbledygook.

    Why is actual scale not important in 1/32 model cars? 1/25 is...
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    Ive got a pair of 32cc Craftsmans that I've...

    Ive got a pair of 32cc Craftsmans that I've always wanted to build a big enough B-24 Liberator for!
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    Stihl's aren't cheap, for a good reason. I'm more...

    Stihl's aren't cheap, for a good reason. I'm more than pleased with mine. My 460 or 462, can't recall which off the top of my head, is super light, smooth, anti kickback, standard 72 tooth chain, and...
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    We use those at work to put job numbers on...

    We use those at work to put job numbers on assembies coming in from feeder lines.

    As a matter of fact, they use them at the structural fab shop I used to work at too for marking piece ID's....
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    Oh, speaking of stupid poplars. My dad has the...

    Oh, speaking of stupid poplars. My dad has the largest living Cottonwood. It is currently nearly as big as the record holder, which had to be cut down as a dangerous nuisance. His just needs another...
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    Drop those garbage trees and get some fast...

    Drop those garbage trees and get some fast growing Canadian Hemlock for a new wind break at the property line. Just slice those stumps at the ground and leave em while you plant new stuff.
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    There are still Elm trees that haven't died of...

    There are still Elm trees that haven't died of Dutch Elm disease? I thoight they were all gone. I've no use for poplars what so ever. I'd be dropping every one of those little 35 footers myself. And...
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    Ive heard good things about chemical guys. But...

    Ive heard good things about chemical guys. But I've never used anything personally that lasted for long.
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    I could go on a whole rant about brown TA's....

    I could go on a whole rant about brown TA's. Whatever that chalky brown crap is those from that age all excrete, I have got them to remain black and white for a couple weeks at a time with lacquer...
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    Same with me. Only my 76 had one and I'm trying to remember while knowing I don't have a pic. I'm thinking it was way over on the pass side dash beyond the roll inward with about a full inch below...
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    Definitely Beyond Cool now! Thanks for letting...

    Definitely Beyond Cool now!

    Thanks for letting me drive it!

    And of course also for hosting so many of us gathered to attend the show together.
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    Man I here ya! I think I'll just take October...

    Man I here ya!

    I think I'll just take October off from all non-car related media while everybody who's already been made half crazy loses the rest of their minds over the election.
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    Red Barns is much closer than I had thought from...

    Red Barns is much closer than I had thought from last time. From here it's actually quicker getting there than to Pittsburgh's east suburbs to see family. Bonus, no ridiculous mountains. Just rolling...
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    Well it sure seems the panicky people who don't...

    Well it sure seems the panicky people who don't realize you simply can't hide forever from an adaptive mutating virus have shut down everything fun this year. But I don't want to rant about that. Or...
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    That's a bummer. Your car is trying to take a...

    That's a bummer. Your car is trying to take a dump in the stall next to the DJ. Can you just toss your old chuck in for a while?
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    That's what I'm thinking here. It's starting and...

    That's what I'm thinking here. It's starting and then the run capacitor part is just shutting the whole thing off again as soon as the load builds. Not necessarily an overload, but just typical...
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    Lol! Are you sure the new capacitor isn't under...

    Lol! Are you sure the new capacitor isn't under performing and kicking the whole thing out after a minute? I wouldn't trust Mexican made any further than Chinese.
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