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Unread 01-03-2013, 05:14 PM   #3076
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You don't need to justify your time to anyone but yourself. We here in the wasteland are patient, so keep up the good work will ALL your projects, and thanks for sharing!
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I was just giving you a hard time.
It's cool. Besides, this way I can still blame my lack of activity on Imped for not answering his PM's...

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Unread 01-03-2013, 05:27 PM   #3077
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Just had my first ever Chick Fil A thanks to this thread it was gooood.
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Unread 01-03-2013, 05:46 PM   #3078
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The 50mm f1.4 is a great lens in almost every incarnation, and you'll really enjoy it in low light. I use an older version of it.

Pictured: An older version of it.
Some of the newer non auto focus modes had a problem with the aperture lubricant getting on the blades, gumming them up. Had two do that. Nice F model. Had a cherry FII back in the day.
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Unread 01-03-2013, 07:25 PM   #3079
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And now for Your Daily Dose Of Awesome...

Pictured: "F*** axles."




I may be mistaken, here, but I think that's either a converted CJ6 or a 5 with a rear stretch and some sort of custom top.
Its a Sno Ball CJ6. Special commission from the government in 1956 to be used by the Air Force and US Forest Services. I believe only 20 or so were made and only one remains today. Im sure if you get creative enough you can build one yourself. perhaps with a scrambler tub instead of a 6? either way, that thing is bad ***
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Unread 01-03-2013, 07:34 PM   #3080
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Just had my first ever Chick Fil A thanks to this thread it was gooood.
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Some of the newer non auto focus modes had a problem with the aperture lubricant getting on the blades, gumming them up. Had two do that. Nice F model. Had a cherry FII back in the day.
The F is a September '68 edition, and belongs to my dad; Annabelle uses it a lot and gets some pretty nice results. I'd like to have an F2 at some point, but my current assets/efforts are dedicated to either finishing that enlarger, building a 5x7 field, or being allocated towards the sourcing of one of these.

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Its a Sno Ball CJ6. Special commission from the government in 1956 to be used by the Air Force and US Forest Services. I believe only 20 or so were made and only one remains today. Im sure if you get creative enough you can build one yourself. perhaps with a scrambler tub instead of a 6? either way, that thing is bad ***
Look at you being all knowledgeable and stuff! I'm going to pass that information along to the guy that originally sent the picture to me; he's got a JK, and - personally - I think this is a great look for that model Wrangler. Thanks for knowing what the hell is going on!
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Unread 01-03-2013, 11:00 PM   #3081
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You should be acquiring assault rifles, unless you already have enough.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 08:35 AM   #3082
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You should be acquiring assault rifles, unless you already have enough.
My general rule of thumb is to maintain enough weaponry to start a small war, and enough ammunition to finish it.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 12:29 PM   #3083
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My general rule of thumb is to maintain enough weaponry to start a small war, and enough ammunition to finish it.
Brilliant
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Unread 01-04-2013, 01:10 PM   #3084
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My general rule of thumb is to maintain enough weaponry to start a small war, and enough ammunition to finish it.
Sig worthy right there. In fact... yup. Stolen.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 01:30 PM   #3085
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Sig worthy right there. In fact... yup. Stolen.
Be careful when you steal things; I know where you live. By the way...what'd you end up getting for Crimmus that came from the mall, along with the best Italian food ever..?
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Unread 01-04-2013, 01:37 PM   #3086
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It's pretty funny to see people complain about lack of progress.

This thread was started less than a year ago. He has already made something no one else has with his deck cover. He, like most of us are on a limited budget. He also seems like the type of guy to do something right the first time and not piss away time and money rebuilding things 1,000 times.

Plus he, like myself, seems to have a kick *** woman in his life. It's hard to make an argument to work on your Jeep when there are more important things in life.

One of the reasons this thread is the monster it is - is that he is gracious enough to answer nearly every post - no matter how sidetracked to post may be.

Anyway, nice work.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 01:43 PM   #3087
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Be careful when you steal things;
speaking of which... I HATE this temp housing I'm in right now. FedEx dropped a stack of boxes at my door because they showed up while we were out running errands.. 2 hrs later, nary a trace remained because unknown person(s) in my neighborhood helped themselves to our late-arriving Christmas presents...

I just needed to vent... Now back to your regularly scheduled thread awesomeness.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 01:58 PM   #3088
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It's pretty funny to see people complain about lack of progress.

This thread was started less than a year ago. He has already made something no one else has with his deck cover. He, like most of us are on a limited budget. He also seems like the type of guy to do something right the first time and not piss away time and money rebuilding things 1,000 times.

Plus he, like myself, seems to have a kick *** woman in his life. It's hard to make an argument to work on your Jeep when there are more important things in life.

One of the reasons this thread is the monster it is - is that he is gracious enough to answer nearly every post - no matter how sidetracked to post may be.

Anyway, nice work.
I do try to get it right the first time, even though I'd change a thing or two about the deck...and I certainly have a hell of a good woman with me; that second part is by far the most important. Speaking of my Wonderful Wifey, we'll probably be doing some simple work on her LJ this weekend; perhaps it's time for that thread to start...?

I do thank you for the compliments and the understanding of my very limited budget. Hopefully some useful information and building will show up soon.

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speaking of which... I HATE this temp housing I'm in right now. FedEx dropped a stack of boxes at my door because they showed up while we were out running errands.. 2 hrs later, nary a trace remained because unknown person(s) in my neighborhood helped themselves to our late-arriving Christmas presents...

I just needed to vent... Now back to your regularly scheduled thread awesomeness.
Ventilation is certainly allowed. Here's a response: That SUCKS, man. A person that steals presents on the doorstep should be consigned to The Special Hell...which - as we know - is usually only reserved for child molesters and people who talk at the theater.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 06:11 PM   #3089
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We probably have both of those covered

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Unread 01-04-2013, 06:14 PM   #3090
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My general rule of thumb is to maintain enough weaponry to start a small war, and enough ammunition to finish it.
we probably have both of those covered
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