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Postby farmer.boy » Mon Jun 13, 2005 9:03 pm

Well, I was down by the flea market and came upon this feller with a box full of axes. I picked up one and he said to be careful with it as it was real special. "What is so special about it ?" says I. He procedes to tell me this was the original ax used by young George Washington to cut down that cherry tree. "Hmm" says I " It don't look so old to me". He goes on to say it has had the head replaced twice and the handle replaced ten times -by his count.

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Postby Scott » Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:43 pm

bet its in real good shape for its age.
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Postby Carm » Thu Jul 21, 2005 9:03 am

Wow....A real piece of history! Say, I have a 1947 Cub with the original steering wheel. It has new final drives, motor, radiator, grille, hood, transmission, and wheels. Is it still original though? :D

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Postby Patbretagne » Thu Jul 21, 2005 11:45 am

Carm, I think that the deciding question is whether you still have the original air in the back tyres?
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Postby Carm » Fri Jul 22, 2005 11:30 am

Only in one! The other was replaced :(


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