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Old 12-07-2018, 10:41 AM   #41
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Somehow comforting to find we're mostly all a bunch of daft old farts. i'm 73.
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Old 12-07-2018, 10:45 AM   #42
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I’m 58, however most days I feel much older.
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Old 12-07-2018, 10:47 AM   #43
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I'm a few months shy of 80 and I can see where this is going. From the responses, it looks like our hobby is dominated by guys over 70. The market will be flooded with Model A's during the next ten years or so as we all croak because the younger generations don't seem to be interested in our treasures or don't have the space or the money. The fully restored trailer queens will go to the millenials who have the cash but no knowledge of how to work on them. The rest will likely waste away in garages or out in the back yard or converted to hot rods. This concern about how to preserve our hobby has been going on for some time now. Wish I had an answer.

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Old 12-07-2018, 11:06 AM   #44
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I am older than any Model A ever made. I was with Dad in September 1928 when he traded in his Model T and we drove home in a 1928 Fordor. Bought my first "A" in 1937, before I was old enough to have a drivers license, continuous owner since then. Made my first Ford dealer buyout of obsolete parts in 1947, all Model T parts then, Model A buyouts came later, and V8 still later. Time flies when you are having fun!
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:06 AM   #45
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19 and a few months which adds up to 78.
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:29 AM   #46
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Thanks for asking this! I am 65. Look like I am on the younger side of the average here.
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:32 AM   #47
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I'm older than dirt. Almost. Maybe. Oh, I bet you wanted years, not comparisons, right? Well, when I can't remember, my wife says that I am 77, almost 78. When I do remember, I'm 16, and the neighbor girl looks really hot! (Now she looks like a truck drove over her face, sure glad I didn't marry THAT one!) Wait, maybe my wife is right and I'm wrong, I sure have the belly for 77, it takes 15 minutes to pee, and by then it's time to pee again, and I can hardly see my, ooops, ... Well crap, now you have me really confused!!! Nancy, did I take my pills today?


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Old 12-07-2018, 11:32 AM   #48
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Just turned 69 last month which is now the "new" 50, LOL My Dad bought a 30 ccpu in 1954 in Everett, WA I walked with him to pick it up. Been in Love with Model "A"s ever since.
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:36 AM   #49
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I am 75-years old, but have the mentality and social skills of an 8-year old!! Having fun putting the finishing touches on my Late '31 Standard Roadster. There is a Late '31 Budd Pickup Truck living in my barn out in back.
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:41 AM   #50
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I am 56 & God has blessed me with a great life & an addiction for all phases of the Classic/Hot Rod & Exotic hobby! Loving every day.

God Bless & Merry Christmas
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:45 AM   #51
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Be 70 next month, my dad bought the 1930 OCPU I have in 1952.
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:57 AM   #52
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Am 64, but feel like I am in elementary school when comparing my Mod A experience/knowledge to most other Barners.
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Old 12-07-2018, 12:35 PM   #53
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84 got my first model A in 1953
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:12 PM   #54
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68 years old. Bought my "A" 38 years ago, ride my Harley as often as possible, and drove a '49 Ford Coupe 107+ mph at Bonneville Speed Week this year. Going back next year and go faster (I hope).
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:35 PM   #55
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72 just days ago.
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:35 PM   #56
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I`m a old Chevy hot rodder. I got into Ford`s to slow down, and bought my first Model A which I still have in 82. I`m 71

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Old 12-07-2018, 01:42 PM   #57
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I’m 25 and loving every mile in a Model A! Rolled my odometer to 70,000 earlier this year (or 170 or 270!) so I’ve put about 12,000 miles on my A since I’ve had it.
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:44 PM   #58
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I'm 81 got my first A in 1955 it was a special coupe. Restoring a 1923 T coupe
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:54 PM   #59
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26,980 days!
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Old 12-07-2018, 01:56 PM   #60
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I'm 74, Born in 44.
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