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Old 07-16-2019, 01:53 AM   #1
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Any one know how Walts doing.
I tried to contact him but my e/mail come back
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Old 07-16-2019, 08:15 AM   #2
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Not for me to say, however, my disabilities tho different are imprisoning me.

There is a time for all seasons, or something like that.

We have missed him for quite a while.

Someone here managed to speak with his wife. Out of courtesy tho, he would not elaborate.
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Old 07-16-2019, 04:02 PM   #3
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I spoke to Rockie yesterday .
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Old 07-16-2019, 05:54 PM   #4
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I was up to see Walt and Rockie on the 4th, the guy still can pic a Martin guitar like no other. Hope to get up to see them @ the thursday Gardiner cruise night over the summer.
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Here is another Martin picker.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvwRZCWGah0


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Old 07-17-2019, 09:12 AM   #6
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Here is another Martin picker.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvwRZCWGah0


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Ronnie, thank you for posting the link to Eric Clapton's discussion of Martin guitars.....really enjoyed it and went on to dig more into his guitar background. Really enjoy his music!! And, not surprised the Walt, the Flathead Genius, has yet another great talent!!
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Old 07-17-2019, 10:31 AM   #7
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I'm glad to see Walt is doing well. I really miss him. Getting old sucks, but we do the best we can, with what we have..
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i'm glad to see walt is doing well. I really miss him. Getting old sucks, but we do the best we can, with what we have..
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Old 07-18-2019, 07:37 AM   #9
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Some say its better than the alternative
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Old 07-18-2019, 06:23 PM   #10
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I thought I saw Walt on here recently. You emailing flatheadking@myfaipoint.com ?
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:20 PM   #11
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Today I went to the Gardiner waterfront park car show and sitting there was Walt DuPont.
I easily spotted his Ford with the 4 carbs and he was sitting behind it in the shade, we talked a good while and he was the Walt I remembered from years past, still has a great sense of humor, and he’s got 2 flattys he’s doing right now. I had not seen Walt for at least ten years until today, it sure was great seeing and talking with him.
We are all cruising our Fords/& other car makes, along with our lives to a time when things will change significantly for us, all too soon, our time on this earth with friends is so very precious. He still has a happy slightly devilish smile.
I got a picture of Walt today on the electronic camera card, now how to get it onto this site is the challenge, so any ideas will be great. He has a fresh “flat top” head of hair, neat crew cut, so first thing he asks is “ hows my hair?”, as he pats it down. I said “your hairs fine, take more than a tornado to get it out of place.” He grinned.
I should have asked the two fellas sitting with him their names but forgot to.
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:57 PM   #12
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Greetings Everyone. Six volt, I sent a PM with my email if you want to try to send me that picture, a text message will work too, I'll send my phone number.

Walt is unforgettable. He hosted a batch of 'Barn'ers during a tour we did through Maine. Breakfast at the local diner and drooling on his four-carb '40 were included.

For everyone's entertainment/education check out this old thread which links to some Youtube vids of Walt lecturing about oiling.

I noticed after shooting the vids that he's got an original FordBarn T-shirt on.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showt...ling&showall=1

Here are links to the videos...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5uF...E&feature=plcp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSMJ...g&feature=plcp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dE6w...U&feature=plcp
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Thanks Jeff, and of course Walt.


Someone should probably start a thread of the collection of classic FB threads and videos. Technical related. Should be monitored as well by admin so it doesn't get junked up. Or not.
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Old 07-19-2019, 05:56 PM   #14
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Old 07-19-2019, 07:14 PM   #15
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Someone tell Walt there have been 1300 views to this post, which translates roughly to 1300 people who care about him and wish him the best!
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Old 07-19-2019, 09:47 PM   #17
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Thanks “Very Tangled” Jeff for posting the pics for me.
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Old 07-20-2019, 01:53 PM   #18
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Ask Walt if he remembers the day I stole his Model A? His daughter caute me with the lawn mower. Good to see him up and around.
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Ask Walt if he remembers the day I stole his Model A? His daughter caute me with the lawn mower. Good to see him up and around.
I heard that story.... you made a circle around the lawn and when you got back you asked....” Anybody get my time on that lap?”.....LOL.....Mark
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Great pics.
I'm very glad to know he's doing well.
Thanks for posting.
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