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Old 12-30-2017, 11:59 AM   #41
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Mr Ford used scrap iron to alloy his steel and grey iron..Why that car you have is about 20% scrap iron,he publicized his ability to to devour scrap.the upper picture is from his '199 ships scrapped' program. he scrapped,recycled and re purposed all over the Rouge,it was in line with his frugal cost controlling nature.


What I'm trying to say is he would frown on hoarders,he'd toss that scrap in the furnace,make more cars..
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:29 PM   #42
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Unfortunatly we don't all have that ability .
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Unfortunatly we don't all have that ability .
You have your shop,I have mine..Mr Ford had the Rouge..imagine that,walking through the worlds largest industrial complex (at the time)and shutting down an entire operation,regardless of production demands, because he felt it needed to be cleaned..or complimenting some guy on the line for his work..What a fascinating time. His pride was the Rouge,the product was the result..
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I'm sure that it was a fascinating time for the Fords . The model A's that we got as a result has been very fascinating for me as well .
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I used a peanut butter jar plastic lid under my steering column for a cover.
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A Friend used a Vienna Sausage can, for a Temp Gauge mount.
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Old 12-31-2017, 04:24 PM   #47
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Henry experimented with soy bean panels.

I see in ads all the time extorting... ALL HENRY FORD STEEL !!!!

Imagine if Henry's soy bean car went into production.....

We would now have ads..... ALL HENRY FORD SOY BEAN !!!!!!!
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And everyone would stop buying Ford vehicles when they switched to GMO soy...
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