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Unread 12-22-2011, 10:03 PM   #106
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I've been looking for a used winch for some time. I found this one on craigslist today. 9000#, no remote, (not a problem, have one),with the fairlead, $240. It does have some slight surface rust. It runs quiet and works as it should.
There is a 8274 for $600, didn't want to spend that much.

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Unread 12-24-2011, 11:40 AM   #107
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Had a request this morning, to post a picture of my welding cart. When I told the person what I used, he chuckled a little.

Here ya go Scotty.

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Unread 12-24-2011, 11:47 AM   #108
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The other side.
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 12-24-2011, 08:17 PM   #109
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Making oatmeal with glitter in it, so the reindeer will have a snack. And they can find it in the yard/roof.
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 12-24-2011, 09:07 PM   #110
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So cool, 2 1/2 yo and 24 days
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1973 J 4000,
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1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 12-24-2011, 09:15 PM   #111
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Wow, Bill. I was gonna bust your chops for ruining your grandson's Radio Flyer (you really should be living down here... I have a single-wide already picked out for you!) until I saw him making glittery oatmeal, which I have never heard of, but would be an awesome tradition! You are super blessed Buddy! Did you get the room done? Do I need to come up there?
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Unread 12-25-2011, 03:30 PM   #112
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Wow, Bill. I was gonna bust your chops for ruining your grandson's Radio Flyer (you really should be living down here... I have a single-wide already picked out for you!) until I saw him making glittery oatmeal, which I have never heard of, but would be an awesome tradition! You are super blessed Buddy! Did you get the room done? Do I need to come up there?
If I was going to move it would be Missouri! NO GATORS.

The wagon was the daughters. I don't think they ever used it.

The room is close enough, for heat. the SIL is out of cash, no rock on the walls. I may buy it for them, we'll see.

Yes, you do need to come north. for a visit. I have a bed for you and Beth, the boys can sleep in the basement. (thats the part, under the main living area of the home). And NO it doesn't have a dirt floor.

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1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 12-25-2011, 06:33 PM   #113
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If I was going to move it would be Missouri! NO GATORS.

The wagon was the daughters. I don't think they ever used it.

The room is close enough, for heat. the SIL is out of cash, no rock on the walls. I may buy it for them, we'll see.

Yes, you do need to come north. for a visit. I have a bed for you and Beth, the boys can sleep in the basement. (thats the part, under the main living area of the home). And NO it doesn't have a dirt floor.

Bill
That would be so cool. I'll bet the basement ceiling drips motor oil!!
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Unread 12-25-2011, 08:22 PM   #114
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My Dad, 1950, AAFB, Amarillo Tx.
Mom, Dad, and me, 1954
Thanks Dad, Bill
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1957 WILLYS pickup, needs work.
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
Lots of parts not for sale, i'm a hoarder.
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Unread 12-25-2011, 09:30 PM   #115
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That's sweet, Bill. Has your dad always had a spot light in his chest? My dad has been gone 20 years now. What I wouldn't give to do it over.
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Unread 12-25-2011, 10:35 PM   #116
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Its the glow from his heart.
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1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 12-26-2011, 11:56 AM   #117
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Its the glow from his heart.
I second this and so would anyone who has met Bill's dad.
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Unread 12-30-2011, 03:31 PM   #118
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Scott, this is the piece that caused the problem with the hot h2o heater.
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And is that the hand of a worker, or what.
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
Lots of parts not for sale, i'm a hoarder.
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Unread 01-01-2012, 07:20 AM   #119
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A close call on the way to work this morning. Yesterday I was showing someone the engine compartment in my DD CJ. Never drove it till this am. It was dark, and raining, noticed the hood vibrating. Darn, forgot the latches. Only got to 35 mph or so.

Had it not been for the newly installed snow plow lights, I never would have noticed. The factory lights show a very small amount of reflection.
Lucky for me the hood didn't come up.

Another mile would have put me at 60, and a 35 mph head wind.

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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
Lots of parts not for sale, i'm a hoarder.
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Unread 01-01-2012, 07:31 AM   #120
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I repeat... Lucky Dog!! Glad you averted an accident Bill.
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