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Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1175235 Sun Jul 24 2016 04:21 AM
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SWEET Offline OP
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That's me, #6.

Maybe it's the lighting, maybe who knows......

Maybe because it was raining and butt cold that day I wasn't my most photogenic self......


SWEET
Sergeant At Arms
Old Dominion Stovebolt Society

BUNS?!?!?! Where we're going, we don't need no buns.....

1950 GMC 450 (25% owner)
1951 Chevy 1/2-Ton
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Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1175238 Sun Jul 24 2016 04:32 AM
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well I am glad I got that deal settled, by the way,
how long before you move up the ladder for promotion
from Sgt At Arms.


Redryder

My Hotrod

I am fighting cancer and I am winning the fight

A veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard, or reserve - is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The 'United States of America', for an amount of "up to and including my life."

Pain is part of life; misery is an option.

Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1175251 Sun Jul 24 2016 11:47 AM
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ndkid275 Offline
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Awesome! That has been the dream for my truck as well. Hopefully, I can do it soon since my grandfather turns 89 over the Labor Day weekend. My grandfather is the one that taught me 90%of my automotive and tool skills. I have many great memories and hopefully many more that include my kids.

Chris

Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1175275 Sun Jul 24 2016 06:57 PM
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AWinLex Offline
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Wow, how special!!!
Cool writeup.


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Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1176718 Thu Aug 04 2016 12:32 PM
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Tommy Offline
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Ok. So what does the truck and the gas station have in common?


Tommy
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Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1176793 Fri Aug 05 2016 01:10 AM
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I heard the story in more detail. In the case of the picture neither the station nor the truck had gas - at the time. Chris I owe you a beer, but I could not resist.
It is a very compelling picture.


HB

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Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1176835 Fri Aug 05 2016 02:49 PM
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Hambone is correct.

I was so thrilled with the success and just enjoying driving the truck, I drove it out of fuel on a country road just 15 minutes from home, and the truck came to rest at the old gas station.

Once I stopped, I just laughed for 10 minutes at myself then called my wife for rescue.


SWEET
Sergeant At Arms
Old Dominion Stovebolt Society

BUNS?!?!?! Where we're going, we don't need no buns.....

1950 GMC 450 (25% owner)
1951 Chevy 1/2-Ton
The GreenMachine
In the Stovebolt Gallery
Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1177159 Mon Aug 08 2016 02:21 AM
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Mike Roache Offline
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WELL PLAYED SIR. That is exactly what this hobby is about!!!! Who cares about the gas? That adventure could not have ended any better.

Last edited by Mike Roache; Mon Aug 08 2016 02:22 AM.
Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1217625 Wed May 17 2017 03:17 PM
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keithfielder Offline
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great story hope your nan nan is doing well
great pics. to

Re: A Roadtrip with Nan-Nan [Re: SWEET] #1225809 Sun Jul 16 2017 08:25 PM
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Indeed Nan-Nan is doing great! So much so that we did the trip again last weekend. She was quite a trooper. She rode 300 miles round trip in one day in the GreenMachine.

She loved every mile of it.

I'm not sure who had more fun, her or me. smile


SWEET
Sergeant At Arms
Old Dominion Stovebolt Society

BUNS?!?!?! Where we're going, we don't need no buns.....

1950 GMC 450 (25% owner)
1951 Chevy 1/2-Ton
The GreenMachine
In the Stovebolt Gallery
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