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Ranche De Tardel: Day 3

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  1. Ryan
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    Answers to a few questions:

    1. I'm not actually attending a Vern Tardel camp. I'm just here for the week, staying with Keith, and needed something to do. Vern put my ass to work.

    2. I don't know if there will be a part 5 as I will be getting ready for the Hot Rod Revolution on Friday.

    3. Pictures. I promise to eventually do a post that features the sites of the ranch in the next week or so... I've taken quite a few pictures despite my rather long chore list.
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    Hi Ryan , you are in heaven!
    I'm soooo jealous!!!!
    Michael
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    So....you gonna escape for the Sparkys thing tomorrow?
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    poetry for the soul......Now get off the computer, and get back to work Ryan... that little truck wants to breath again.

    Cheers,

    Drewfus
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    Thanks for sharing your "vacation" with us
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    Your having way to much fun !!!
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    Ryan, you are a lucky man. And you are doing an admirable job filling in the epic trip blog while Denise is healing.:p
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    Man the knowledge you are gaining is priceless.Thanks for shareing a small part with us. Later Rob
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    Thanks again. Sounds like some great times out there. A dream vacation, for sure!

    Malcolm
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    First thing I'm reading on the HAMB every morning this week. Thanks:cool:
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    unreal... livin the dreams dude... livin the dreams.

    these are the things that when you are 90 years old with no teeth will make you sit back, smile from ear to ear and nod, while everyone else in the room thinks "grandpa has got gas again"

    thanks for sharin this experiance with us bossman... :cool:
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    This is a great post! I'm enjoying the read. Thank you
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    I'd like to know more about this "camp" you mentioned. Does the Tardel Ranch offer a working ranch kind of deal, sorta like the movie "City Slickers" with cars, instead of cows?
    Enjoy Day 4, thanks for another great morning read!
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    Great write ups Ryan. I've enjoyed following what your doing out at Tardel's compound. The pic's are great too. Keep it all coming!!
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    Yes, it's a hands-on thing. Has been covered in prior posts with links for more info. Looks like a pretty cool deal, but requires a lot of scratch.
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    Any chance the truck will be at the Revolution Saturday?
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    I've really enjoyed reading this the past few days, thanks for taking the time to share your vacation with the world.

    Cool pix too, looks like a great place to wander around in looking at stuff.
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  21. Nads... you're a nutter. A funny nutter, but a nutter nonetheless! :)

    Ryan - What a great chance to learn some neat stuff from an amazingly knowledgeable guy. I spent half a day there, and funnily enough, I ended up working too!

    Vern seems to have that effect on people! :)

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    I'm so glad you are having a good time but I've missed you terribly. I can't wait to get out there tomorrow and complete the Cochran/Tardel quartet!
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    I miss my two girls more than I can say... Flatheads are cool, but Marcie and PJ rule...
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    The more I read I...........?????????

    You're not very mechanically inclined are ya??????:p :D
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    Ahhhh, where's Denise when someone needs a hug??! :D

    Malcolm
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    Too Cool,
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    A few days ago you couldn't even spell "flathead mechanic". Now U R 1!
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    My Dad drove a truck like that to high school. Would be nice to still have it in the family.
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    "I then showed my “shop bitch” level of experience by forgetting to unbolt the truck’s chatter rods before attempting to hoist it out of its bay. Embarrassing."

    Did the same thing when I pulled the motor on the Merc for a rebuild-- Damn those hidden anti-chatter rods!!!
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    Glad to see he's putting you to work. You know, Uncle Buck says a little hard work will put some hair on your chest....ha ha.

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