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Re: Contest time!!!

Postby Jim Reid » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:23 am

I am not sure of the year but I think it was a 37 Chevrolet that daddy and a friend used leather for rod bearings on the 37 I don' remember how long they lasted.

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Re: Contest time!!!

Postby Waif » Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:09 am

I recall cutting gaskets out of cereal boxes for a motorbike.

Would have guessed "sows ear" for the contest though....

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Re: Contest time!!!

Postby Rick Spivey » Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:30 pm

ParlowMillFarm wrote:Wheaties?


Wheaties or Corn Flakes will work, but I would think "Trix" more appropriate.
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Re: Contest time!!!

Postby k hutchins » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:15 pm

When my dad's shirt came back from the laundry they had cardboard in them. I don't think he ever used it on the cub, but I remember a couple lawnmowers that ended up with gaskets out of it.

About hanging on to stuff.....rule of thumb.....never throw away today what you might have to spend money on tomorrow.
Why is there never enough time to do the job right, but always enough time to do it over. :?:


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