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Mainer

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Just branded 'Mainer'
:biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:
Bringing her home...Mainer Maxey Style.
 

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mtntopper

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I did not get whitewalls but I did get happy face headlights with my newest addition.........:smile:

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Mainer

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I will bet the whitewalls made the deal right for you.........:whistling:

:w00t2::w00t2:
It's really funny that you say that because the seller let me know that they're nearly new! Glue still drying on 'em. I'm dropping some dice on the mirror! 8)
 

Mainer

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A close up for ya of them pearly whites. ;)
Look at those backers and grousers.... oooh... :wub:
 

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weatherby

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Mainer...... come onnn!!!! just TWO pics?..... I need WAY more pics than that and also lots of close ups, and I will need some history:whistling:
 

Mainer

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OK... it's like family here...
Youz wants... youz gots!
Lemme get her clean...but for now... she been put away wet!:doh:
History and full photo shoot to follow after I tidy her up a bit... she's limping on leaky master and some other stuff...but all minor flesh wounds.
Her core is still strong and pure! :brows:
She'll be brought back to her shining glory days ... nearly good as new... with time, elbow grease, and 601-passion.
 

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Mainer

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will reskin the panels in the back as they're a mess... seems has rust in some areas and flooring needs to be replaced ... sounds like brake bands worn down... but still I can deal with that stuff... at least tracks are good condition and engine is sound. I tracked down the local mechanic ... said diff had a grind to it so I'm going to dig into that first as he'd 'done what he could' ... but have a few spare OC-15's if that does indeed turn out to be a major issue... or could just be the R&P rather than the whole diff.... but still warrants the TLC these rigs deserve! :smile:
 

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Mainer

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I have to say that a person would think that mechanics would do some amount of research before going in to try to 'fix' something... from what I've seen, if you can get them direct from military it hardly matters how many hours/miles were on them as they were well-maintained but once they hit search & rescue, private ownership, universities... it all turns into a game of russian rulet on how people treated them... but that's part of the restoration game I say! Keeps it fresh! ;)
 

Mainer

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Uuuuh... guys? OK, so don't know how many of y'all are parents but when someone's kid is on stage and they suck at tap-dance and fall into the parents in the front row, the proper response is: "Kid has major promise...pent up talent... a little practice and it's Broadway, no doubt!"
So... I realize she's iffy... but... make with some rose-glasses!
"Oh Mainer, the orange that is left is such a nice shade..."
"There you go Mainer, this gives you good reason to use one of those spare OC-15s..."
"Hey, now you can use up some of that nice brake band material Mainer..."
"Hey Mainer, glad to see you're keeping it real and willing to double down on the elbow grease..."
"Wow, now you can start from scratch on that interior Mainer, a blank canvas!"
... ok...that should prime the pump... tap, tap, tap... I'm waiting.... ;)
 

weatherby

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I have to say that a person would think that mechanics would do some amount of research before going in to try to 'fix' something... from what I've seen, if you can get them direct from military it hardly matters how many hours/miles were on them as they were well-maintained but once they hit search & rescue, private ownership, universities... it all turns into a game of russian rulet on how people treated them... but that's part of the restoration game I say! Keeps it fresh! ;)

Yaa..... I would have to agree on that Millitary vs private ownership thing, but I see a diamond in the rough here. Your back panels look like mine did, EXCEPT the bondo on mine was thicker I think:biggrin: Nice pics.:thumb:
 

MNoutdoors

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Good Rig to practice on.... so you can do a good one up right. :brows:or you could sell it to a logger somewhere he would think its brand new.
 

Bobcat

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Good Rig to practice on.... so you can do a good one up right. :brows:or you could sell it to a logger somewhere he would think its brand new.

...a logger who hunts and lives in AK, and just has to cut the rear cabin off to make room for his pickup camper to be bolted on back.
 

Mainer

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Nice! Now THAT's what I'm talking about guys! :clap::doh: I needed a little something to get me over the edge on this puppy. Did I mention that the door handle is in really, really tip-top shape! :unsure:

I'll snap some pics as she goes for a ride on Maxey.
 

Mainer

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...a logger who hunts and lives in AK, and just has to cut the rear cabin off to make room for his pickup camper to be bolted on back.


You know, that's so stinking true I can't get over it... and forgive the Southern slant but...

"Hey ma! Looky what I found in yonder field! It be a six-oooh-wun! Twer sittin right next to gran-pap's still.... we gonna slice that back off real good-like and use it to upgrade the still and then mount 'er right on back so we can go ahead and have us some ho-downs in the swamp-marsh! Then we gonna shoots us some mooses when we're shinin' an if we hits any wonderin' marsh-kin then ... well... serve 'em right good!!! Just be glad to get rid all that cab-scrap metal on back o this here thang! Break out the Stihl jim-bob!"

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mattfidaho

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that is truly a find.... good job that is going to make some tucker operator out theres day to pull her out for you! :)


really i would own one if I had time to keep it running ;-) :yum::whistling:
 
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