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    crackrbilly's Avatar
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    DOMESTIC Model 164

    I was at a friends house today and seen a pile of junk in front of his shop and asked about it. he said he bought one of them storage units at auction and that he got what he wanted and this is whats left, so i asked can i plz, can i plz, he said go for it, so i started diggin. at the bottom of the pile was a dirty ,nasty plastic case, so knowing what it was i threw it in the truck and run before he changed his mind. when i got it home and took the cover off, it looked and worked like NEW, not to bad for FREE. its about 30lbs and real heavy duty,it goes through the thick stuff like butter. last week i was diggin through a box at a yard sale and found a bolt of dark green nylon for $3 bucks, so far i have made 4 hammocks and three stuff sacks.
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    Senior Member HamMike's Avatar
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    I always see thread injectors at goodwill and St Francis stores for a good price but you can't beat free. Nice find.
    "He who makes a beast of himself, gets rid of the pain of being a man." Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

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    Nothing like a great find to put a smile on the face (and hammocks in hand!).
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    - Bob Marley

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    That machine is the bomb! And I love your nylon find too! Way to go, Crackrbilly! Thanks for sharing your joy!
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    Yupp, my kind of guy! That's the way I roll too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Klaussinator View Post
    Yupp, my kind of guy! That's the way I roll too!
    Stuff is only junk to folks who don't know how to use it! (see my sig. line below...)

    -Klauss
    Your sig. is oh so true
    Ignorance is simply not knowing, Stupidity is knowing and not doing. "Stupidity should be painful"


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    Good machine, you lucky dog!

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    Nice thread injector. There is no cure for the DIY bug. Once you get started it leads to more ideas and things to make.
    Everyone ought to believe in something....I believe I'll go set up the hammock!

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