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From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby Tinkertoy » Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:50 pm

Hi Guys....just put the finishing touches on Molly today...here are my latest pictures....Les Paquette, West Brookfield, Massauchsetts
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby Tezell » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:03 pm

Very Nice Job!!
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby RogerW » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:06 pm

Looks better than factory new! Great job!

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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby wfmdfm » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:18 pm

Very nice work? You set the bar very high!!
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby Bill Hudson » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:25 pm

wfmdfm wrote:... You set the bar very high!!


Yes indeed!!!

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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby Rudi » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:48 pm

Les:

You did a mighty fine job on that Cub. Molly sure is a pleasure to look at.

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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby ricky racer » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:56 pm

Wow!!! Awesome job!!! That is beautiful and I really like the yellow plug wires. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: What kind of rear tires are on that Cub??
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby PVF1799 » Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:08 pm

Totally Awesome - I'd very much like to see the whole tractor with that Chrome Stack. I've looked at several suppliers and styles. I want to see it on yours.

Once again - totally awesome.
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby 48Beacon » Tue Jun 11, 2013 8:31 pm

Sharp!!!

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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby mikeintn » Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:39 pm

Very nice, I like it :D Thanks for the pictures
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby TJG » Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:51 pm

That is a wonderful job. I'll drop off my tractor some day!!

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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby twotone » Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:54 am

Beautiful!
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby Bigschuss » Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:43 am

Brilliant! Wow, what a piece of work. Love that black dash.

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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby Stanton » Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:50 am

All I can say is, "Wow!"
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Re: From Ugly Duckling to Beautiful Swan

Postby bob in CT » Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:29 am

Nice job. It really looks great. :mrgreen:


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