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Blog entry by ND2ELK posted 1250 days ago 5018 reads 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I guess you can consider this a needed tool for a cabinet builder. My step daughters van died and she needed a way to get to work. I gave her my 1995 Dodge Dakota and that left my wife and I with just the car. I bought this 1990 Ford, F-150, XLT Lariat, V8 5.0, 2 WD, Automatic, AC, Power everything with 31,500 miles on it. An old man bouhgt it new in 1990 and died in 1991. The family kept it in the garage for 21 years and just used it to run errands with. They kept it serviced and maintained all those years. I gave $4600 for it at auction, but felt the condition it was in, made it worth that much to me. Used pickup trucks go high in this country.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa



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fussy

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#1 posted 1250 days ago

nice truck, goof buy. Congratu;ations.
Steve

-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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sawblade1

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#2 posted 1250 days ago

Great score :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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ellen35

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#3 posted 1250 days ago

Wow… looks brand new! I’ve never seen a truck so clean on the inside. That little old lady who drove it to church on Sundays sure kept it clean!!! That is quite a score.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 1250 days ago

A man and his truck…it’s a beautiful thing.

Nice truck Tom. Very lucky find.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 1250 days ago

A thing of beauty

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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sedcokid

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#6 posted 1250 days ago

You are sure right “You don’t come across a truck like this one very often” Congtrats on a great buy!!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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CampD

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#7 posted 1250 days ago

Thats a score on any level
shes a beauty

-- Doug...

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Dennis Fletcher

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#8 posted 1250 days ago

Very nice, congratulations on the find.

-- http://www.ahomespecialist.net, Making design and application one. †

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Scott Bryan

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#9 posted 1250 days ago

Nice score on the truck, Tom. You definitely needed this since it would be hard to haul a sheet of plywood in the car. :)

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GMman

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#10 posted 1250 days ago

Tom you have a fine looking truck it looks new, for what you’re going to use it for it will last you for years to come, I am happy for you vehicles like that don’t come around to often.

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GaryD

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#11 posted 1250 days ago

Tom all I can say is WOW, what a deal!!!!!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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ShopTinker

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#12 posted 1250 days ago

That’s a very important tool. Can I borrow it? :)

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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wiswood2

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#13 posted 1250 days ago

very nice truck,you dont find them like that to often.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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grizzman

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#14 posted 1250 days ago

yep everone is right…you got a good deal…and im glad to see you with a truck…not having one would be like having a shop and no table saw…it wouldnt be proper…drive it in good health tom…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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docholladay

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#15 posted 1250 days ago

Man, that is a great deal. I am currently looking for a truck and that is exactly the kind of deal that I need to find. I guess I will just have to keep looking.

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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