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    Vintage fishing gear

    I have a small collection of vintage fixhing stuff. A couple old reel and some lures. I just picked these up.
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    Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Sister Rosetta Tharpe
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    Airline trail ride CT

    Any CT, MA, RI folks interested in a ride on the Airline? ... 3nDTsAQzfw
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    I was gonna sit it out until I found this light today. Started covering the seat with white leather.
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    Gun it with Benny Spies!

    Anybody watch that new hunting show on Versus Gun it with Benny Spies? They tool around S. Dakota in a '73 Winnebago Brave doing all kinds of hunting, duck, goose, pheasant, elk, deer, prairie dog, you name it. They ran the Winnebago in a mud bog race one week. Raced a old ratty '52 Chevy truck...
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    King Daddio

    An older pic but one of my favorites.
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    Mini Cooper

    Anybody own one of those newer Mini's? I saw a used one for sale and was thinking about it.
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    1949 Sturmey AB, '57 AG, '51 Dyno wheelset

    I went to the N.E.M.B.M. swap meet Sunday and scored these goodies. I like English bikes so this stuff makes me happy! viewtopic.php?f=5&t=30218 :D 1949 AB The owner of the Museum was looking to sell some stuff. This hub was in the Sturmey Archer display case he had. :D 1957 AG...
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    Pee Wee's new bike

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    1969 Hercules Royal Geoffery

    I picked this one up the other night. It has a Sturmey rear hub and plate. I may run it like this until I find a Huret deraileur set up. I'm thinking of a 3 speed coaster, a front brake and a pair of Major Taylor for bars.
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    Red Greene bike

    Funny video.
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    Hard Hittin' New Britain

    I was born and raised in the 'Hardware City', New Britain CT. I moved away 15 years ago but I still have some fond memories. I certainly have some hard learned lessons. At one time New Britain was a manufacturing mecca. They made everything there from beer Automobiles...
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    Building a shifter

    I built a shifter tor this bike to fit inside the tank so I figured I'd share what I learned. The shifter I built is for a Sturmey Archer three speed which has a longer throw between 2nd and 3rd gear than between 1st and 2nd. The throw and related cable mounting dimensions determines the...
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    New garage art

    Picked this up the other day at a farm equipment swap meet.
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    Camelback pics.

    I dug my blue '67 schwinn camelback racer out of the shed today. I need some ideas and inspiration so lets see some pics! I'm thinking a bendix RB-2 on S-7's with westwind whitewalls for starters. Maybe a 3" quill stem with some low rise MTB bars and a white road bike seat and white grips.
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    Shaving cream

    A boy in my son's cub scout den was singing this and I proclaimed "Hey, I had that 45 when I was a kid!" He said "What's a 45?" :cry: I'm an old man I guess! :lol:
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    First Confession

    I was baptized Catholic but never recieved Communion or Confirmation. I've been taking RCIA courses become a 'card carrying club member' as my boss put it. Today I will have my 1st Confession in 46 years of 'heathenry'. I don't ever recall be this nervous about anything in my life. Wish me...
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    'Send in the clowns...'

    '....there ought to be clowns.....don't bother there here....' Guess who? I've always said if ya can't laugh at yourself your missing half the fun. Enjoy guys.
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    Classic movies

    We signed up to Netflix a while ago and boy, what a selection of classic movies they have! I watched 'The Birds' on the computer today, one of my all time favorites. If you've never seen this I highly reccomend it. I watched 'The Grapes of Wrath' for the first time last night. Not nearly as...