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Re: [hobbicast] Re: aluminum from engines worth the effort?

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  • Dennis Graham
    Hay Fred, That just looks like stuff to me, a man s gota have his stuff. Denny
    Message 1 of 27 , Jun 2, 2002
      Hay Fred,
      That just looks like stuff to me, a man's gota have his stuff.
      Denny
    • Clinton Driggars
      Sanford and Son, hehe Clint ... From: terryb_au To: Sent: Saturday, June 01, 2002 7:13 AM Subject:
      Message 2 of 27 , Jun 2, 2002
        Sanford and Son, hehe
        Clint

        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "terryb_au" <terrybrown@...>
        To: <hobbicast@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Saturday, June 01, 2002 7:13 AM
        Subject: [hobbicast] Re: aluminum from engines worth the effort?


        > Thanks for sharing the photos. I can see lots of good junk there. I
        > live a bit too far away though to come and get some. :o)
        > Your like the son of "Steptoe and son" a popular British comedy of
        > it's day. The dad was the junk hoarder/dealer and the son didn't
        > like the situation or all the junk they lived with. Did you ever get
        > that show in Canada?
        > I was recently checking out the Truck restorers sites etc. boy oh
        > boy they do em up beautiful too. Busses trucks tractors aeroplanes
        > you name it someone will be doing them up or collecting em. Damn it
        > I wish now that I'd have just stored some of the stuff I sold cheap
        > or dumped over the years, it's worth big bucks now days. Just some
        > of the badges and name plates etc of some of the trucks are worth
        > hundreds.
        > I have pulled motors to bits just to salvage the pistons and a few
        > other bits but I personally wouldn't recommend it. If you want scrap
        > pistons just try some engine reconditioners etc. otherwise sell the
        > junk you can and buy certified ingot in the grade you want. It's
        > clean and you know what you have.
        > Anyway love your dad, you only get one.
        > Cheers from down under
        > TerryB
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In hobbicast@y..., "canadian_fred" <canadian_fred@y...> wrote:
        > > Dan Brewer <danqualman@y...> wrote:
        > > > Where are you located? Many of us live near
        > > > the southern edge of Canada.
        > >
        > > The farm with all the junk on it is near Markdale, Ontario.
        > > You can see some pictures of the junk at:
        > >
        > > http://myfarm.freeyellow.com/dads_junk/index.html
        > >
        > > Some parts of the farm are a lot cleaner than those photos
        > > (courtesy of a lot of work on my part) and other parts
        > > are even worse (courtesy of my Dad bringing more junk).
        >
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