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Unread 03-19-2011, 09:09 AM   #1
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Auto Hobby shops around Baltimore

So, I am going to the Coast Guard yards for two or so months this summer. i am trying to get the CJ drivable to take with me back to boston.

In the military, many bases have auto hobby shops where you can bring in your vehicle and work on it. It doesnt appear that the coast guard has one there. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is any civilian ones around there.

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Unread 03-19-2011, 09:17 AM   #2
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Don't know about MA but in the San Diego area any active duty or retired military or certain GS can use the hobby shops on base. The one at at MCAS Miramar is great if you ever make it to San Diego.
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Unread 03-19-2011, 11:58 AM   #3
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APG has one, but thats about 30 minutes north of the city.
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Unread 03-19-2011, 04:28 PM   #4
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I tried to go to San Diego this tour, but the powers at be sent me to Boston.

I will have to check out APG. You know if it is posible to rebuilt a tcase there?
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Unread 03-20-2011, 03:45 PM   #5
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Do you need tools or space? They've got space Idk about tools. It's been awhile.
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Unread 03-20-2011, 05:50 PM   #6
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APG, they have just about everything youll need. Did some work to the jeep up there a few weeks ago. pretty cool guys and plenty of room. like 6 or 8 bucks an hour.
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Unread 03-21-2011, 02:32 PM   #7
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Yeah, I checked the website. They seem like the typical military auto hobby shop.

I just hope they will let me do some rust grinding.
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Unread 03-21-2011, 07:01 PM   #8
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i cut my fenders in there to install my flat bushwackers. didnt have a problem, and i burned through like 4 of their wheels!
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Unread 03-21-2011, 08:48 PM   #9
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Thanks for the info.

If I can get the jeep running well enough. I will have to bring it up. As long as the command lets me...
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Unread 06-16-2011, 01:29 PM   #10
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Ft Meade has a good one, and is closer to Baltimore. I've heard APGs is better, though.
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Unread 06-16-2011, 04:38 PM   #11
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Fort Detrick has one too up in Frederick.

A lot of guys without space just rent garages to keep their tools and projects. A few guys with Jeeps (and who used to have Jeeps) have a place in Hagerstown we go up to use for anything out of the ordinary.
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How much longer are you guys down here for? Congrats on floating out today.
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Unread 06-19-2011, 07:44 AM   #13
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Thanks, hopefully we will be leaving tomorrow! so far we are on track for that.
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