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MGM Grand - dinner and drinks at the Puck bar then meeting up with daughter and friend for Twenty-One Pilots!
Wake up you need to make money...stressed out
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Well we got snow pretty much shut down site today ( Dekalb, I’ll ) got my Polaris stuck and had to call in The Big Dog to push me out or I might still be there :)
 

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My uncle passed away earlier this year at 72. I grew up next door to him when I was a kid and he was about 10 years oder than me. The year he graduated high school he bought a brand new 1965 Barracuda Formula S. I thought it was the coolest car around and the joke for the last 40 or so years was when was he going to sell me the car. I was surprised when I found out the car was left to me because I always assumed it'd go to one of his daughters. It hasn't been started since 1982 ish, about the time he bought his ranch in Santa Paula, but it only has 29,XXX original miles on the ticker. Not sure why he sanded the top, hood and trunk lid and didn't do anything with that but it's pretty damn straight. No rust except for a little on the surface. Original interior and more spider webs and eggs underneath that I can count. Yesterday after months of my aunt, his sister, dealing with his estate I was able to bring the car home. First time it's seen the light of day since 1991. I was kind of an emotional thing, excited to get the car, at the same time this big wave of sadness came over me. The ranch is sold, most of his possession's have been dealt with and the Barracuda was about the last thing to leave.
I've been bringing home parts that he squirreled away, extra engine, 2 posi rearends, spare 4 speed trans, rear window, lots of stuff. I can tell from the paperwork he gathered he wanted to go drag racing with it, but I'm going to put it back in its original condition.
Also got quite a few pics that I still have to scan. That's me pulling weeds in the flower bed and the front end shot are both from '67. His mom would send him pictures from home while he was in 'Nam. These 2 were in that album he kept.

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My uncle passed away earlier this year at 72. I grew up next door to him when I was a kid and he was about 10 years oder than me. The year he graduated high school he bought a brand new 1965 Barracuda Formula S. I thought it was the coolest car around and the joke for the last 40 or so years was when was he going to sell me the car. I was surprised when I found out the car was left to me because I always assumed it'd go to one of his daughters. It hasn't been started since 1982 ish, about the time he bought his ranch in Santa Paula, but it only has 29,XXX original miles on the ticker. Not sure why he sanded the top, hood and trunk lid and didn't do anything with that but it's pretty damn straight. No rust except for a little on the surface. Original interior and more spider webs and eggs underneath that I can count. Yesterday after months of my aunt, his sister, dealing with his estate I was able to bring the car home. First time it's seen the light of day since 1991. I was kind of an emotional thing, excited to get the car, at the same time this big wave of sadness came over me. The ranch is sold, most of his possession's have been dealt with and the Barracuda was about the last thing to leave.
I've been bringing home parts that he squirreled away, extra engine, 2 posi rearends, spare 4 speed trans, rear window, lots of stuff. I can tell from the paperwork he gathered he wanted to go drag racing with it, but I'm going to put it back in its original condition.
Also got quite a few pics that I still have to scan. That's me pulling weeds in the flower bed and the front end shot are both from '67. His mom would send him pictures from home while he was in 'Nam. These 2 were in that album he kept.

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Very cool. Take your time. Get it running!
 

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LAX scenarios today: IED dispo in Bombsuit on Clippers Delta plane (they are messy, lol), shooting pipe bombs and “slash and go” timed entry, render safes on luggage. Old plane is for LAFD to practice puncture, injecting foam off their trucks...
 

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It's way too early for it to be that bright outside
Yesterday
0800 to 2 pm: time flies , lol!
Funny you mention it, we could barely see the new Delta hanger at 730 am in that fog yesterday
 
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That 707 has been there a very long time. Surprised non of the airlines haven’t donated a newer aircraft.
They get too much for recycling

We train at Mojave plane graveyard: Word is they are getting $1mil. Per 747 recycled there.
 
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