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    the family is after me for gift ideas for Christmas. While I like the t-shirts with Model A's, there are only so many one can wear.

    as for tools, I have the basic wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, etc, although nothing specific to a Model A other than the wrenches for gas gauge removal

    so let me ask for ideas. What would you want in the area of tools, accessories or just about anything if you were good this year?
    Last edited by Michael M; 11-19-2017, 07:43 PM.

  • #2
    Since we had all the winds a few weeks back, it kinda tore up the cover on my easy-up and they don't support that type/style anymore, I asked for a new canopy from Sam's Club. Cheaper than sleezy-up by far.

    See, I don't have a tree or garage space to use for auto work.
    You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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    • BILL WILLIAMSON
      BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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      Come on up, Wiz,
      I only have the KDodge Kadota in the Carriage House now & I got a nice Gorilla Work Bench & cabinets of tools, galore!
      Bro Bill

    • DaWizard
      DaWizard commented
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      Bill, I'd be up there in a heartbeat if I knew Wheezer would make it over the hill.

    • Fixitphil
      Fixitphil commented
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      It would be well worth your time Wiz. Dad is one great guy.. Also he and Buster like someone to talk to.
      Phil

  • #3
    A couple VFF calendar's will hit the spot
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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    • Fixitphil
      Fixitphil commented
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      I'm giving several calendars for Christmas. I don't care if they're not Model A people. LOL
      Phil

    • Big-Foot
      Big-Foot commented
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      Where do we find these calendars? I am apparently not looking in the right spot here!

    • Mitch
      Mitch commented
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      Check out the 8 page sticky at the top of the Model A forum..

      I have them available if your interested

  • #4
    About 10-15 years ago, my family was bugging me for Christmas gift ideas. I started to earnestly think about it. I realized that a LOT of the stuff I got for gifts, I really didn’t need or want. I pretty much know what I need or want and I prefer to make my own purchases - thereby assuring I would get the right thing.
    — so where does this leave the gift giver?
    A very simple request that I have made ever since —
    “Feed God’s children”. Please make a donation - in your own name - to either The Salvation Army or a local Food Shelf. Just let me know you did that and that is all I want. Any physical gifts I get from anyone are subject to being given away or donated.
    My family, for the most part, has respected my request ever since.
    I don’t get a cheap chinese ratchet set or rubber screwdrivers - God’s kids get fed. Win-Win!
    Regards - Randy
    Randy's Rod Shop
    1933 Ford Tudor "Bugsy"

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    • pAAt
      pAAt commented
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      Great response Randy and an even better idea !

  • #5
    Bill, what does your Carriage House look like ? I was trying to find where my AA came from this summer and ran across this carriage house, which was converted into a Model T & A shop in the 30's-60's. It rests in S.E. Minnesota hill country and the 1/2 population meant there was a pregnant woman living in town at that time. I just had to ask Pat
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    Model A's and of course the famous AA's

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    • DaWizard
      DaWizard commented
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      Now see,THAT would be worth the re-purposing the wood, or just movin it into the backyard. I'm sure your spare unused space is measured in acres, where mine is in inches, and I'm on a corner lot!!

    • pAAt
      pAAt commented
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      Wiz, the snow drifts across my acres and you can get a 4wd truck stuck till spring ! I would love to have a few inches down there !! 21" mower and no snowblower Your a lucky man, Pat

    • DaWizard
      DaWizard commented
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      Luckier than that, I got rid of the mower and mama pays for a "mow, blow, and goer" to take care of the back yard. When we were under severe drought, I turned off the front yard sprinklers and turned it into a wasteland/dust bowl. I have been thinking about bringing in a truckload of green rocks and calling it a lawn, but I don't have the funds for it.

  • #6
    I made a personalised calendar for my husband years ago. Something that looks like the calendars you would see in a garage but not quite (I hope you get my drift), more tactful. And it's a real hit with his friends as well, but he doesn't admit it.

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    • DaWizard
      DaWizard commented
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      Carla, WELCOME to the VFF!!!

    • pAAt
      pAAt commented
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      Carla, we sure could use some "more tactful" pictures in Mitch's next calendar !!

  • #7
    I professional produced DVD of the Model A owner out on a trip. We've all seen them, a well taken, edited and produce film on DVD to cherish for years. The ultimate memory.........IMO.
    "Bullshit and Brilliance Comes with Age and Experience"

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    • #8
      Maybe an original 28 ccpu windshield frame in great shape from Santa !!! I was good once this year, that I can recall, and that's twice a good as last year. P.S.- I would trade that for forgiveness from Carla-cards if she was so inclined. Tactful I'm not !! Merry Christmas to all of you on VFF and a Great New Year.. pAAt
      Model A's and of course the famous AA's

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