For $300,000 you can have the Chairman of the Board's woody

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For $300,000 you can have the Chairman of the Board's woody

Post by Hovannes » Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:38 pm

...and be the envy of the Ava and Mia
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Post by hugodrax » Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:30 pm

Heh. I used to give mine away for free.
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Post by durangopipe » Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:07 pm

Unless you add in the cost of dinner.
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Post by hugodrax » Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:12 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:07 pm
Unless you add in the cost of dinner.
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Post by Roadmaster » Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:47 pm

Nobody has yet asked, how much is shipping?
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Post by DepartedLight » Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:51 pm

Roadmaster wrote:
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Nobody has yet asked, how much is shipping?
it's covered. Get with jester. He handles that department now.
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Post by hugodrax » Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:05 pm

Roadmaster wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:47 pm
Nobody has yet asked, how much is shipping?
Depends who's asking.
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Post by Goose55 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:26 am

300K? Some folk have more $ than they know what to do with.
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Post by FredS » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:35 am

In general, $300,000 isn't a lot of money in the world of collector cars. But Chrysler K cars pretty much define the crapola the Big 3 tried to peddle in the 80's that turned Americans towards Japanese vehicles. I wouldn't pay $3.00 for one.
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Post by durangopipe » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:59 am

FredS wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:35 am
In general, $300,000 isn't a lot of money in the world of collector cars. But Chrysler K cars pretty much define the crapola the Big 3 tried to peddle in the 80's that turned Americans towards Japanese vehicles. I wouldn't pay $3.00 for one.
But you’re forgetting their main advantage over other cars Fred ...

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They’re so plain looking and nondescript they practically disappear on the road. Police don’t see them, and therefore you hardly ever get speeding tickets in them.

It was the Big Three’s first stab at a stealth vehicle, something Volvo had already perfected. I know. We inherited my mother-in-law’s gray, ‘87 Volvo.

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It’s practically invisible. Here’s another photo of it on a recent trip:

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I believe there was an article in Popular Mechanics that had instructions for turning a K car into a stealth airplane in your basement workshop.

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Post by durangopipe » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:11 pm

Meanwhile ...
Speaking of Woodies.

I’ve always coveted one of these:

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1948 Ford woody station wagon.
Can you imagine taking a buddy and a couple of good setters bird hunting in one?!

Man oh man.
That’s livin’.

They can keep that $300,000 piece of K car crapola.
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Post by Gabriel » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:41 pm

I really thought this was going to be about the painting that Mike Rowe just sold to raise money for his foundation. It is titled "Chairman of the Board."
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Post by Jester » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:51 pm

Gabriel wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:41 pm
I really thought this was going to be about the painting that Mike Rowe just sold to raise money for his foundation. It is titled "Chairman of the Board."
I also thought this was going another way.
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Post by FredS » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:59 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:11 pm
Meanwhile ...
Speaking of Woodies.

I’ve always coveted one of these:

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1948 Ford woody station wagon.
Can you imagine taking a buddy and a couple of good setters bird hunting in one?!

Man oh man.
That’s livin’.

They can keep that $300,000 piece of K car crapola.
We've drooled over this Campbell Co bodied '49 Power Wagon before but it may have been before you got here Steve. Imagine picking up four or five wealthy sports in this thing at the train station in Durango and taking them on a five hour drive up to the lodge for a week of fishing. I'da done it for free!

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Post by Jester » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:03 pm

FredS wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:59 pm
durangopipe wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:11 pm
Meanwhile ...
Speaking of Woodies.

I’ve always coveted one of these:

Image

1948 Ford woody station wagon.
Can you imagine taking a buddy and a couple of good setters bird hunting in one?!

Man oh man.
That’s livin’.

They can keep that $300,000 piece of K car crapola.
We've drooled over this Campbell Co bodied '49 Power Wagon before but it may have been before you got here Steve. Imagine picking up four or five wealthy sports in this thing at the train station in Durango and taking them on a five hour drive up to the lodge for a week of fishing. I'da done it for free!

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I'd give an arm and a leg for that thing.
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Post by durangopipe » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:24 pm

FredS wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:59 pm
We've drooled over this Campbell Co bodied '49 Power Wagon before but it may have been before you got here Steve. Imagine picking up four or five wealthy sports in this thing at the train station in Durango and taking them on a five hour drive up to the lodge for a week of fishing. I'da done it for free!

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Oh man.
Now that’s a by golly hunting & fishing rig!
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Post by Hovannes » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:21 pm

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