Re: [hobbicast] Re: aluminum from engines worth the effort?
- Sanford and Son, hehe
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From: "terryb_au" <terrybrown@...>
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
> 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
> --- 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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