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one of the old guys in WA

Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by terry skinner, Mar 18, 2014.

  1. terry skinner
    Joined: Mar 10, 2014
    Posts: 16

    terry skinner
    from Roy, WA

    I keep getting these requests to tell a little about myself. Makes me feel like I am going to confession!!
    OK, so let’s start at this end. I am 74 years old and live on a horse farm. The wife is the one who likes the horses. My shop is a pole-barn with a dirt floor so don't expect perfection.
    Now, let’s go to the other end. My first car at 15 years old (1956) was a 1939 Lincoln Continental V 12. Paid $35 and sold it for $50. Never did get it running. After that was a model A that we chopped, a '35 5 window that we channeled and a whole series of '40 Fords. None of which were of show quality but a real joy to me and driven on the street. Then there was a wife and two kids and all that stuff. That’s how we got to here and now. Now is one last hot rod. Namely a fiberglass Jeep body and a 455 Olds that have been lying around the place. Surly with the help of all you guys I can make this into one last hot rod.
    PS thanks Brian for the help on the frame
  2. hotrod--willys
    Joined: Dec 15, 2009
    Posts: 524


    Welcome Terry. Love that area. Born in Yelm.
  3. Hemiman51
    Joined: Jun 25, 2012
    Posts: 345


    Welcome from the east bay Ca.
  4. 392modela
    Joined: Dec 11, 2013
    Posts: 480


    Hello from Wisconsin

  5. jfreakofkorn
    Joined: Apr 13, 2010
    Posts: 2,640


    welcome to the forum ....
  6. Welcome from CT!

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