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Re: I should have known better [Re: cmonty72] #987903 03/02/10 03:24 PM
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This is for your neighbor.

Dumb ass!

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Re: I should have known better [Re: 69442] #987904 03/02/10 03:40 PM
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Good god.. what did he stick in there, the chainsaw to sharpen it??


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Re: I should have known better [Re: 87Montero] #987905 03/02/10 06:37 PM
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Some people are not to be trusted with machinery with moving parts. You found a prime example, Kevin...


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Re: I should have known better [Re: fasteddy] #987906 03/04/10 10:55 PM
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After some very careful Craig's List shopping I scored an exact replacement in perfect condition. It turns out it was being sold by a guy I know that owns a local wine shop.

Very low hours and this one has the catcher bag I was missing. Also this one has a build date that is a month later so its newer. It was built in July of 91. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

One difference is this one has an updated blade design that makes it harder to bend the leaf chopper blades if you somehow manage to force a big stick in them.

The replacement unit cost me $150, I should be able to sell the broken one for $40, so my neighbor is only out $110.

So for all the hassle I get a better, lower hour chipper and the missing catcher bag.

What I don't get back is the time I spent looking for a replacement. I did advertise on Craig's list that I needed a broken unit for parts. I may have a line on one for free. So I may come out a tiny bit ahead if I build a spare. Perhaps my neighbor wants to buy it? <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" />

Kevin


87 Turbo Intercooled Raider, roller cam, torsen rear diff, LSD front diff, lockup auto with modified converter, V6 brakes, low transfer case gears...
Re: I should have known better [Re: Kevin C] #987907 03/05/10 12:26 AM
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Thats great.




I still think you should forward my link to your neighbor. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/lol.gif" alt="" />


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Re: I should have known better [Re: cmonty72] #987908 03/05/10 12:35 AM
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I would love to.... LMAO! It took me a while to open the link since I have not had flash working on Win 7's browser.

Too funny, Thanks for the link. Of course I was a dumb <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/butwiggle.gif" alt="" /> for loaning it to him.

Kevin


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Re: I should have known better [Re: Kevin C] #987909 03/05/10 02:18 AM
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Red is great.... He reminds me of how my dad was back in the late 60s/70s. Pops was AF Strategic Air Command flight instructor and all three of us boys were total dumb asses. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/lol.gif" alt="" />


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98 Montero 24v SOHC 3.5L, factory rear locker, Winter/tow package.
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Re: I should have known better [Re: Kevin C] #987910 03/07/10 04:18 AM
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Fun Photos!



how come i see bits of bone and maybe signs of old dried blood in those pixs...?????












jk... smile


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marlin duals, arb rear, tt front
4.88, blah, blah, blah...

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Re: I should have known better [Re: ldivinag] #987911 03/07/10 04:29 AM
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Fun Photos!



how come i see bits of bone and maybe signs of old dried blood in those pixs...?????



It was my wife's chipper that she brought with her from the midwest when she moved here. She grew up in Fargo ND.

Kevin


87 Turbo Intercooled Raider, roller cam, torsen rear diff, LSD front diff, lockup auto with modified converter, V6 brakes, low transfer case gears...
Re: I should have known better [Re: Kevin C] #987912 03/07/10 06:26 AM
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Don't eat the yellow or brown or red snow...

I loved that movie.


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