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    greg g

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    May all your barn find dreams come true. Out by Christmas, running by New Year.
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    POPTOP

    Merrry Christmas

    Merry Chistmas to all the members and there family Ray
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    ssnowden

    New (to me) Truck

    Merry Christmas! I was able to get out and do some boxing on the frame. The little Hobart plasma cutter really made cutting the boxing go much faster.
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    desoto1939

    A different Xmas Poem for all

    This Different Xmas poem was sent to me today. Please read it, and pass it along to any one you might feel that should read this deeply felt poem. This is for everyone to read young and old and for the young ones that do not understand than an adult can tell the really meaning of the poem. Its not about the amount or the cost of the items that we receive on Xmas day but the peace of mind that we have some great solders standing watch to insure that we can have a a safe Holiday If you know of a family that has a service member please send this to them and also to the person that is in the armed forces on this very special day. Rich Hartung A thought-filled message: A season of blessings, gratitude and love. The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, Transforming the yard to a winter delight. The sparkling lights in the tree I believe, Completed the magic that was Christmas Eve. My eyelids were heavy, my breathing was deep, Secure and surrounded by love I would sleep. In perfect contentment, or so it would seem, So I slumbered, perhaps I started to dream. The sound wasn't loud, and it wasn't too near, But I opened my eyes when it tickled my ear. Perhaps just a cough, I didn't quite know, Then the sure sound of footsteps outside in the snow. My soul gave a tremble, I struggled to hear, And I crept to the door just to see who was near. Standing out in the cold and the dark of the night, A lone figure stood, his face weary and tight. A soldier, I puzzled, some twenty years old, Perhaps a Marine, huddled here in the cold. Alone in the dark, he looked up and smiled, Standing watch over me, and my wife and my child. "What are you doing?" I asked without fear, "Come in this moment, it's freezing out here! Put down your pack, brush the snow from your sleeve, You should be at home on a cold Christmas Eve!" For barely a moment I saw his eyes shift, Away from the cold and the snow blown in drifts… To the window that danced with a warm fire's light Then he sighed and he said, "Its really all right, I'm out here by choice. I'm here every night. "It's my duty to stand at the front of the line, That separates you from the darkest of times. No one had to ask or beg or implore me, I'm proud to stand here like my fathers before me. My Gramps died at ' Pearl on a day in December," Then he sighed, "That's a Christmas 'Gram always remembers." My dad stood his watch in the jungles of ' Nam ', And now it is my turn and so, here I am. I've not seen my own son in more than a while, But my wife sends me pictures, he's sure got her smile." Then he bent and he carefully pulled from his bag, The red, white, and blue... an American flag. "I can live through the cold and the being alone, Away from my family, my house and my home. I can stand at my post through the rain and the sleet, I can sleep in a foxhole with little to eat. I can carry the weight of killing another, Or lay down my life with my sister and brother.. Who stand at the front against any and all, To ensure for all time that this flag will not fall." "So go back inside," he said, "harbor no fright, Your family is waiting and I'll be all right." "But isn't there something I can do, at the least, "Give you money," I asked, "or prepare you a feast? It seems all too little for all that you've done, For being away from your wife and your son." Then his eye welled a tear that held no regret, "Just tell us you love us, and never forget. To fight for our rights back at home while we're gone, To stand your own watch, no matter how long. For when we come home, either standing or dead, To know you remember we fought and we bled. Is payment enough, and with that we will trust, That we mattered to you as you mattered to us."
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    I just couldn't part with it. (Pun intended)
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    I am using a by-pass spin on oil filter on my 230 and did not loose any oil pressure were a full flow set up would. parts used were a Wix by pass filter head 24755 ( e bay) an a Fram PB50 by pass filter.
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    chopt50wgn

    Merry Christmas!

    here's hoping for a great 2018 and that everyone has a happy and safe holiday season..............Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!!!
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    kd1975

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    Father Christmas brought me a Lucas dizzy cap, some leads, rotor button and some spark plugs! Happy days! Enjoy your day everyone!
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    dpollo

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    Snowing here on Vancouver Island. A genuine white Christmas. Have a good one , everyone. dp
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    May God bless you and let this Christmas season bring comfort and joy to you and your family. Merry Christmas my forum family, and best wishes from Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
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    46Ply

    Lurker coming out

    Yea, we like before and after pictures!
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    Mark D

    NorthEast Group

    I was granted permission by our Admin today to host a community page in the Clubs section of the site. I invite anyone in New England and New York to join and contribute. The goal ultimately is local support, exchange of info, parts resources, and potential future gatherings. Looking forward to your participation. You can find the relevant page by following this link; All the best - Mark D
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    P15-D24

    Getting ready to head out the door...

    to Ventura for Christmas Eve! Great news for us is the fires are OUT all along the front country to the coast and over 4,000 fireman have been sent home for the holidays! Have a great Christmas and holiday season!
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    BigDaddyO

    Merry Christmas!

    Happy Holidays everyone.
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    kendall

    Handbrake lining

    The 'step' must be a stop.Too deep and your'e through the pad. A drill press would be in order without. Thanks, as I often wonder what the extra vibration and noise is on start up. Just after the panic and just before the Why me, Lord?" I find my brake lever pulled.
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    most folks like the 'dare to be different' to some degree....for certain you would probably never park beside one just like it at Walmart or Kroger's and for that reason alone would place it higher on my likeable list...


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