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Don't press your luck!

Sure, you know how to work on old trucks. Or maybe you're just starting in the hobby. Either way, safety is best learned through OPM (Other Peoples' Mistakes), not OJT!

Either as newly discovered wisdom, or a refresher, please read this article and live safely with your old truck!


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#363174 Sun Jan 20 2008 02:39 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
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New Guy
I just wanted to say hey from VA and introduce myself. I'm Rod
and some may know me from other sites as RODMAN58. If it has wheels I can dig it. I love all things mechanical, trucks, cars bikes OLD and NEW. Have a 9 to 5 but spend a lot of time doing what I love with rods and bikes. Just want to say hey.

RODMAN58 #363214 Sun Jan 20 2008 04:36 PM
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Jordan D. Long

1954 Chevrolet 3100 1/2-Ton

And some more pictures

I got a 'Possum Pickup... Now I'm the Roadkill King!!! Anyone want to make some Stovebolt Stew?
jdl #363469 Mon Jan 21 2008 03:02 AM
Dave Giorgi
Hi Rod,

Thanks for the introduction.

You'll find great, effective friendly advise here usually with lots of pix. Having said that, WELCOME TO THE SITE and lets get some pix on here...we all love em.


#363542 Mon Jan 21 2008 05:29 AM
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Rod...Welcome to the Bolt !!!

Some people are like Slinkies, Their not really good for nothing... But they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs.

1951 3100 350 TBI Gallery [] Toddzilla... "$old"

1Bad51 #363712 Mon Jan 21 2008 05:38 PM
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Welcome to the Bolt Rod, wave Glad to have you here!

Terry K.

1951 5 window 1/2 ton

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson-

27Capitol #365604 Fri Jan 25 2008 03:07 PM
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Welcome to! Also, you are now also officially a member of the Old Dominion Stovebolt Society and Chowder Club. Check out the Events forum to see details on our next gathering (here at Stovebolt HQ) the last weekend in April.


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Hey Rod , Welcome to the Bolt ! Do you live anywhere near Farmville/Keysville ? Virginia is a real nice state.

Wanted Good Woman:
Must be able to cook , clean , sew , tune engines and polish trucks. Must have old Stovebolt and garage. Please send picture of old Stovebolt and garage.
gtow69 #366889 Mon Jan 28 2008 04:59 AM
Joined: Sep 2007
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Rod, welcome to the bolt. I'm about 20 miles west of Covington, VA. Are we anywhere near each other?

jay 1124 #366942 Mon Jan 28 2008 01:07 PM
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Grumpy old guy playing with trucks, cars, and boats
Welcome Rod

The problems we face today can not be addressed at the same level of intelligence we were at when we created them - Albert Einstein Or with the same level of $ - Me
Joined: Jun 2006
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Glad you hopped aboard, Rod! cool

1948 Chevrolet 1-Ton Grain Truck
In the Stovebolt Gallery SOLD
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"A Man & His Truck--It's a Beautiful Thing!"

"You're never 100% ready, you're just next"....Ty Murray

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