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Jamboree 2022
July 8 and 9
Lebanon TN

The Southern Bolters are planning their area get together in
conjunction with the
Southeast Truck Nationals at Cedars of Lebanon State Park (TN)

Check out the details, with new info on the Southern Bolters forum.

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My doctor wears a 120 year old Filson vest. Made in Seattle. Looks brand new.

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Swap meets generally have some good old tools. Bought a MAC wrench in Portland for $2.

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Originally Posted by Jim Bow
I once got all bummed out about DeWitt Nebraska. That's where ViseGrips were invented, and the factory was built, and families grew up working. Then Stanley-Rubbermaid bought it from the heirs and moved it all to China.

Then, this year, the factory was bought.
Read the story:

That is good news, hadn't seen that yet. My grandfather was born and raised in Dewitt and was friends with the Petersens, still have a couple of early pliers in my tool box. What happened in Dewitt is a big reason why I avoid purchasing any Irwin tools nowadays. I will occasionally pick up an old set of VG's at a Swap Meet or flea market, but I ain't buying any more new ones.


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