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Old 08-01-2011, 10:33:45 AM
hannibal61577 hannibal61577 is offline
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Hello everyone - my name is Doug and I live in Boise, ID. I don't currently have any antique engines, but I'm keeping an eye out for one. Forum member GarageGnome, who I know from a few other forums, got me interested in the hit and miss engines and then just last week another friend bought a Maytag Model 92, so I figured I better start searching I had seen them before, but only at the Western Idaho Fair.

It's not that I have a lack of projects. I have a 1963 CJ3B that I rebuilt and still have things to do on it, another 1953 CJ3B project that may or may not move forward. I'm also currently rebuilding a 1969 Ford Bronco. A few years ago, I rebuilt a late 60s or early 70s Homelite XL-12 chainsaw and have a few others laying around waiting for something to be done.

I'd really love to restore a Farmall Super M as my grandfather had one that he used on his farm. Since I live in town, that will most likely never happen - neighbors just wouldn't be impressed.

Here are a few pictures of my projects:
1963 CJ3B:

1969 Bronco (definitely needs work!!)

Homelite XL-12 chainsaw

I look forward to learning from you all about antique engines! They are really cool!
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Old 08-01-2011, 10:46:17 AM
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Default Re: New from Boise, ID

Hi Hannibal61577 Welcome to the stak. I am mostlly antique engine myself, at least that is my main intrest right now. There are groups of people, on the stak, who have projects just like all of yours. Great looking jeeps and bronco and the saw looks good also. Bill K
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Old 08-01-2011, 08:21:33 PM
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Hey Doug! Glad to see you made it over here. You've got the bug now and its incurable too.
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