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Old 12-18-2013, 04:16 PM   #1
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I took my first drive in my 29 CCPU today. What a thrill!! Not completely done yet as you can see and I didn't get the pictures in order. That is the trailer full of stuff I purchased from Plucker to start with. Just a year and a half later and around the block twice. I even had tears in my eyes. Thanks to everyone that answered my questions during the build. Les Andrews books are the greatest.
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Old 12-18-2013, 04:27 PM   #2
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Congratulations! Great job!
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Old 12-18-2013, 04:30 PM   #3
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I can ceratinly understand the tears. Wow! what a great job. You should be extremely proud.
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Old 12-18-2013, 04:38 PM   #4
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Wow - great job!
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Old 12-18-2013, 04:42 PM   #5
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Was it a cold drive? At least no bugs to get in your grin. Excellent work, it looks very sharp.
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Old 12-18-2013, 04:55 PM   #6
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Talk about a basket case. You did a lot or work in a short period. Very nice !
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Old 12-18-2013, 05:05 PM   #7
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Very, very nice! You may have set a record for a restoration. I hope you bring it to Puyallup next summer for the National Meet.
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Old 12-18-2013, 05:33 PM   #8
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A beautiful vehicle and something you should be proud of! Congratulations!
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Old 12-18-2013, 05:33 PM   #9
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Yep, beautiful work and in such a short time.

Just goes to show you can get a lot more work done when you live in the country.
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Old 12-18-2013, 07:11 PM   #10
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Nice work enjoy driving it
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Old 12-18-2013, 07:15 PM   #11
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I will be getting him back to the honey due list pretty soon now!! I got to ride on the second trip around the block, very comfy! It has been amazing to watch the transformation from boxes of stuff, to a gorgeous pickup! Good Job My Sweet!
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Old 12-18-2013, 07:20 PM   #12
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Wonderful! A beautiful truck. A real resurrection. I think this is the kind of project that many of us dream of doing.
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You do what you got to do . Finish my 30 coupe Little over a year ago , Honey do list will take a lot longer.
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Looks great! I fully understand the thrill of a job well done.
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Old 12-18-2013, 08:18 PM   #15
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Good job!! Thanks so much for resurrecting another Model A. I know you & Catherine will really enjoy it immensely.
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Old 12-18-2013, 08:23 PM   #16
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Very nice pickup!! I was born in Havre, MT and we still have a farm up on the Hi-line but I moved to Bozeman at the start of Junior High and went to school out in Churchill for a couple years and graduated from Bozeman High. My folks and my in-laws still live in Bozeman so I've spent a lot of time around Three Forks shooting gophers, fishing, and hitting golf balls in all the water hazards at the three forks golf course! I'd love to make it back to Montana sometime (permanently) but I hope to drive my 31 coupe out there if not this summer the next one. I do hope you bring it out to Puyallup in the summer for the national meet! I'll be helping out at that event as my club is hosting. Again nice work!!
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Congratulations Richard!

Wow, you did it! It looks great! Maybe I'll stop over in Spring and see if I can get a ride.

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I can ceratinly understand the tears.
It's O.K. for young or old men to cry-----I got up this A.M. & cried, when I realized it was my burthday & I'm now 28,489.5 days OLD!! The poor Dog thought something BAD was wrong & proceed with EXTRA slurpies Bill W.
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Happy Birthday Bill, Only 28K more to go!
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You've done a beautiful job. Love the green/black.
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