The story behind the handle

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  1. laserjock

    laserjock Almost there... Supporting Member

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    Nice. I’ve still got my ash American strat. Now if I had time to play it.
     
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    Thewespaul Supporting Vendor Supporting Member

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    Hold onto it man you won’t regret it. Time and always being greasy keeps me playing it as much as I would like to. Don’t think I’ve progressed since I was in high school impressing the ladies
     
  3. laserjock

    laserjock Almost there... Supporting Member

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    Yeah, I’ll not get rid of it. There is a hilarious story that goes along with the purchase. Let’s just say it was a graduation present to myself and my now wife was convinced that I’d never buy her the necessary hardware. I think she still scowls at it.


    LOL LOL
     
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    Frstdiesel Full Access Member

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    IMG_5471.JPG IMG_5480.JPG IMG_5481.JPG IMG_5484.JPG IMG_5487.JPG I love Les Paul guitars.
    Of course mine is as it says.
    Little over a year ago I was looking for a F250 or F350 to do my occasional towing needs, even cross country if the need arises.
    I wanted something simple that I could build and maintain. I didn't really want something too new that I had to pay someone else to work on. (I'm kind of old school)
    A guy at church had an 84 F250 6.9 T-19, 3.54 rear with 90k miles.
    Wasn't running, and he didn't have the place, time, money to work on it.
    He didn't want to get rid of it as his grandfather bought it new.
    This is my first diesel project and with the sharing of knowledge by folks on this site, I will be reassembling this engine in the next few weeks.
    Hopefully I'll have it road worthy by thanksgiving.
    Only get to work on it a couple hours a day.
    I have my eye on a 94 F250 CC long bed 7.3 manual and a 95 F350 single cab steel bed 7.3 manual transmission just waiting for the owners to decide to sell.
    Here are pics of the hoopty the day I went to look at it.
     
  5. subway

    subway be nice to the admin :D

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    that is awesome, it sounds like something i would do. i was never one to be good at playing the dating game. i am glad i am married when i hear about the struggles of my single friends at this age lol
     
  6. typ4

    typ4 Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    The buggy in the avatar has a vw bus engine, I was one of the first to see the potential of these, they were also used in the VW type 4 car.
    soooo.
     
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  7. threegenpowerstroke98

    threegenpowerstroke98 Registered User

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    When I started using this username I had an 01 7.3, dad had a 95 and a 2000, and mom had a 2012 6.7. Three generations of powerstrokes on the farm seemed to fit. The 98 is my birth year. I think that makes me one of the younger guys here.
     
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    I used to be a huge partier back in the day. I was the guy who made and still does make everyone laugh, the kid that did anything he was told he couldn't do. I was just known as KEVO!!!!!!!! everywhere I went , even people I didn't know knew me.... andddd time to deflate! now I don't drink but a few times a year and rarely go out.... home life with gf my dog and her daughter.
     
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  9. Danielle

    Danielle I'm kind of not allowed any more trucks! Supporting Member

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    I just have the imagination of a rock haha. Loved reading these stories

    Sent from my VS501 using Tapatalk
     
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    Back in the day,
    I roamed the streets of S.A.
    before Craftsman had their good luck,
    I made a few bucks,
    in a Hotrod '69 Chevrolet...
    Just the first chapter to tell,
    of the book I'll never sell,
    at least not today.

    My best guess,
    would be that the rest,
    describes the way that I quest,
    through this dream of life that is mine...
    for I am the travelling kind.


    Spinnin' deuces, an' Kickin' rocks...:peelout
     
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    freebird01 Post Turtle!

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    100% truth.... i think everyone was in tears when they heard the news... mine has stuck around a long time...

    i was/am a big skynyrd fan and loved the dukes of hazzard.... so put two and two together and...
     
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    Dieselcrawler i pooped today! Staff Member

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    Self explanatory

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    Is that a seatbelt I see n I assume thats a idi ur crawling with
     
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    Dieselcrawler i pooped today! Staff Member

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    Yea 4 point harness that are way to big, the extra hangs over the side. I had just the lap belts latched. Shoulders only get done if I am getting into more than I should. Lol
     
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    So the story for the dirty pearl is after a trip to the sand dunes with a few buddy's we were on our way home a buddy of mine who had been drinking a bit to much threw a beer out the window well some one called the cops and discribed my truck as a land ship flying a jolly Rogers (buggy whip on my bike) full of pirates lol when we got pulled over the cop laughed when he found out we were all divers that 2 days before got off a boat in the gulf so the cop named the truck the ole dirty pearl as he wrote stupid a littering ticket
     
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