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Lister Market Place (things for Sale) / time to sell my engines
« on: March 30, 2018, 02:01:45 PM »
age has finally got to me and I think it is time to pass on some of my engines,,,,I have an 8 hp lister clone with heavy flywheels and a 6 hp Petter clone mounted of a trailer.with water tank. petter is on a cart.   very low hours on both,  probably less than 20 hour  .have had both since new,,...both on a 14 ft, trailer///one package 2 engines and trailer.   must pick up in Atlanta ga......email me if interested,         sidramey@aol.com

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Everything else / still around and alive....
« on: April 18, 2017, 02:59:46 AM »
as one of the older members,,,,,we get older and not as active as we were before....I have seen hundreds of members come and go......very few of the old timers are still around.....still have a 8 p lister clone and a 3 1/2 petter plus a few dozen of antique engines,,,,plus hundreds of antique tools etc..still active but not as much as before...miss going to Portland swap meet and meeting old friends but all of my friends can not stand the 12 hour drive any more,     but I still stay in contact with of a few of the old gang....as we use to say in the Army...keep up the fire,,,sid

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Everything else / Denton N.C. next week
« on: June 26, 2016, 12:39:35 AM »
as one of the original members it has been a while since I have posted.. age and health has been an issue for the last  2 years/// but it looks like the antique engine and tractor show next week in Denton N,C,, may be in the schedule. Over the last 20-25 years I have accumulate dozens of antique engines and lister and petters engines...but   age does catch up with us and our family..over the years I have meet many member of the forum at Portland and Denton..so.. if any one is in the area.. send me an email.. we will bs and catch up on old time...I wonder what has happened to a lot of the old members...Hotater,Dale Doug,Guy faulk.Bob,, dozen of other that have been quiet the last few years.Sid.

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General Discussion / it has been ahile....
« on: November 23, 2015, 11:42:13 PM »
it has been a year since I have posted.. amazing how time goes by......I check on the forum and found out that I joined 10 years ago...must have been  before we had a lot members,,,,,checked on a few of the old timers and most have been silent for years,Hotater,Doug. guyfaulks etc.I think mobile Bob is still around miss the old times...we sure had some interesting members......during this time, age is slowly catching up with me.....I do not mind that as much as loosing my desire to build engines etc....it is more fun to play with the grand kids...I missed one of my favorite trips this year to Portland Indiana in may. always meet up with 38ac for a day of shopping..sid

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General Discussion / Portland Indiana swap meet in may 2015
« on: January 05, 2015, 08:28:21 PM »
looks like the swap meet may be out this year for the first time in over 20 years.......the hotel has changed the rules and want the full amount in advance with out a refund possible.. no ones knows 5 months in advance what will happen,, at almost $200.00 per night for 4 nights I am not will to gamble.. being a small isolated town, there are few choices to make. all involve at least an hour drive both ways each day... plus a 1200 mile drive round trip from home... sometimes you do not get enough beer for your money,,this just may be the perfect example...Also had some minor health problems this year and I might be interested in sell my 8 hp GM and Petter 3 1/2 hp ..sid

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Everything else / Portland Indiana
« on: May 10, 2014, 12:38:49 AM »
Wow. it has been a year and the Portland swap meet starts next wed.got the trailer loaded and a room at the motel.let the show start.sid

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General Discussion / hotater and guy fawkes
« on: August 14, 2012, 01:16:50 AM »
most of the new members will not recognize those names. but years ago they were members of this forum and had a major impact on the diesel engine forum.lets hope they are still healthy and happy.. anyone know how they are doing////sid

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General Discussion / denton engine show
« on: July 04, 2012, 02:34:35 AM »
just got back from the denton n.c engine show. had to cut it short because of the passing of an uncle...but was still able to stay 4 days..after 2 days I had a visitor show up..turned out to be mike Montice from n.c// he was one of the first to import the lister clone and i had purchase 4 diesels from him//he was haveing trouble getting in to the show,,, no place to set up/it was full/ we had plenty of room so he was able to use our space, over the next 2 day he was able to sell a few items/ he stopped importing engines a few years back, the regulations were too much trouble..Mike has been recovering from a mild stroke and is making a lot of progress.I wish he stilll was importing engine.. his was were always the best.. I still have one that I got in 1999 and it is a very nice well behaved engine///but the good part was i was able gain a lot of information of the problems of importing engines,overall. a very good time was had by all.sid

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General Discussion / Denton N.C engine show and swap meet
« on: June 15, 2012, 11:49:37 PM »
it is almost time for the swap meet and show in Denton n.c. over the years I meet several menbers of the forum and picked up a few engines and assorced junk/ June 30 until july 4.. email me if you are going/sid

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General Discussion / Portland Indiana engine swap meet
« on: May 04, 2012, 12:20:38 AM »
portland indiana swap meet...anyone else going to the swap meet may 16-19//

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General Discussion / Portland Indiana show in August
« on: July 30, 2011, 12:43:11 AM »
Any one going to the engine show in portland in august.have not made up my mind yet/ always enjoy it but it is a long trip..sid

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General Discussion / engine swap meet
« on: May 16, 2011, 02:27:03 AM »
the portland indiana engine swap meet starts next week on wed. and last until sat.if any one is the area, send me an email and we will have lunch.have a good trip///sid

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General Discussion / Portland Indiana engine swap meet
« on: April 12, 2011, 01:09:37 AM »
may 18 is the start for the engine and tractor swap meet this year...more old engine ,tractor and parts than any other swap meet..but very few listers etc. saw 2 last year and in very poor shape, but it is always different and for me it is worth the trip,, I usually combine it with a stop at the Wright patterson air museum in Dayton Ohio///this late  date, motels will be a little hard to find.. usually you have to go 40-50 mile to find one...if any one shows up. email mail me and we will have lunch//sid

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General Discussion / a long way home.........
« on: February 28, 2011, 12:42:10 AM »
i just check my profile and I have been on the forum since 2005......in the last few day one of our members has been having a personal problem and and I am impressed that he turned to the forum and his friends for some help...we all go thru times in our life that is hard to share but out member has turned to us for some help....we should alll offer our help and prayers for him...every one in life goes thru problems and we need as much help as possible,,,I am honered that he turned to us for help...//I think almost of of us have been in the same situtation...good luck ole buddy..you have my # so call any time///sid

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General Discussion / Portland in May
« on: January 03, 2011, 12:37:49 AM »
Just made reservation in portland for May... I will have a dry and warm place to sleep this year....also added Dayton Ohio for the Wright Patterson air Museum on Monday. you have to plan in advance to get a room...sid

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