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bandmiller2

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New member,old diesel mechanic
« on: May 14, 2012, 01:34:19 PM »
Good morning guys,just bought an origional Lister ST-1,came off a barge in Boston harbor,ran a generator for lights.Been a diesel mechanic all my life,navy,truck fleet,and 31 years as a fire service mech. Retired now and a sawyer have boath band and circular sawmill.Old JD two cyl. tractors and make hay.Modest old machine shop,and I'am a bad junk collector.I'am sure I'll have some questions on the Lister,hope guys that don't own roids are welocome. Frank C.
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Re: New member,old diesel mechanic
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2012, 02:17:34 PM »
Welcome! You will find this to be a purdy good bunch of guys and smart too.  I own both original Listers and 'roids and enjoy both.
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Re: New member,old diesel mechanic
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2012, 01:05:54 AM »
Hey bandmiller ,
   dail_h from FF here . diesels n sawmills, n junk ,,they go together

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Re: New member,old diesel mechanic
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2012, 01:45:39 AM »
Dail,guess we'll never amount to anything just collecting old junk. Frank C.
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Re: New member,old diesel mechanic
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2012, 02:44:53 AM »
Old Junk beats new junk! Old junk increases in value as time goes on.

Welcome to the forum!!!

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Re: New member,old diesel mechanic
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2012, 03:38:23 AM »
In that case, my grandkids should be wealthy

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Re: New member,old diesel mechanic
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2012, 02:14:48 AM »
Aint you ever watched TV? They got whack jobs travel all over the country and BUY! old junk!
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