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Old 04-29-2011, 06:29:36 PM
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I know some of the people had to deal with tornados But this is what I had to deal with on Thursday. These are the barns I store my engines in. Now the fun begins
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I feel for you ,last time ohio river flooded I had 3 oil field engines & 2 IH that did not get moved,ran out of time,took weeks to get sand out.had 5ft in my shop at the same time.
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Storms, Floods, Fires, all take their toll on us. Biggest problem with them is you lose stuff you forgot you had till you think about it or need it. In 91 the place I work at burned to the ground. It was months later till I realized all the personal stuff I had in that building. It's just sad. Hope you can salvage every thing and move on. This is America, the best resource we have are our neighbors, friends and relatives.
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Drain them and fill everything up with wd 40 as soon as you can. Been through this many times.
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Steve, very sorry to hear about your misfortune. Good luck with the cleanup.

Ray Rice, in sunny (for a change of pace) Rifton
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Steve:

Now, you have a -really- good reason to work on all of your stuff!

Think on the bright side. You can't do anything about the rest.

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Steve, I`m sorry to see what you are having to deal with. Most of bad storms missed us out here, but if you go about 20 minutes drive to the west along Canandaigua lake they got hit hard as well. If there is any thing i can do to help you with your model D please let me know ( I wish i could help with the rest of your situation). Dave
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Steve -

I spent some time with a church group helping clean up after floods. I don't envy your task. Good luck.
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The bright side is it was fresh water. Here on the coast we get hurricanes that bring wind rain, and salt water floods. I think your engine should come out ok. The mags will need attention right away.
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Sorry to hear Steve,since I've lived where I'm at I've had a tornado miss me by 1/2 mile north and another 1/4 mile south and have had neighbors deal with the flooding as well!,,I'm kinda on a hill but my front yard floods,there were 3, C-130' on base last week severely damaged from Tornado's, they will never fly again,about 100 yards from the one's I work on,best of luck on the clean-up!,That's my yard and my neighbors at a distance ,its not nearly as yours!,,Jim
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