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Welcome Forum => Welcome Board and Introductions => Topic started by: Collecting history MN on April 12, 2022, 04:47:38 PM

Title: Hello from Minnesnowta
Post by: Collecting history MN on April 12, 2022, 04:47:38 PM
Not sure how I stumbled upon this group but I'm very happy to find a place that covers everything I've been collecting lately. I currently have approximately 200 tractor manuals dating as far back as the early 30's, mostly John Deere, Farmall, McCormick, International Harvester, and Allis-Chalmers. I do have some Case, Ford, and Minneapolis Molines also. If you're looking for a specific manual,send me a message and I'll take a look. I have other random manuals too, like for a Hillman Minx car, a Bobcat 371 loader, J.D. snowmobile, 1970's Chilton for cars from 1963-1970, and so much more.
I recently started picking up old wood working and forging tools, mirrors, headlights, tail lights, turn signal lenses and and full assemblies for vintage cars, trucks, motorcycles, and tractors.
Yep, I collect a little bit of everything... even gas nozzles. My friend owns a 20 acre salvage yard that is completely unorganized and random.. the other day I found a HK Porter bolt cutter from 1892, not worth much but still a fun find.
Yep, I'm rambling. Sorry. Very happy to be a part of the group and feel free to message me if you're looking for something... One man's trash is another man's treasure
Title: Re: Hello from Minnesnowta
Post by: Yadda on April 12, 2022, 05:02:07 PM
Cool bolt cutter!   Welcome!  Keep the pics coming!
Title: Re: Hello from Minnesnowta
Post by: mikeswrenches on April 13, 2022, 09:25:47 PM
Hi, And welcome from Florida. You should fit right in with this bunch.

Mike
Title: Re: Hello from Minnesnowta
Post by: Collecting history MN on April 13, 2022, 09:29:24 PM
Thank you! Will probably be listing some things tomorrow. Nice to know that they could be going to a person that will appreciate them
Title: Re: Hello from Minnesnowta
Post by: lptools on April 14, 2022, 07:20:19 AM
Welcome from Central New York!!
Title: Re: Hello from Minnesnowta
Post by: p_toad on April 15, 2022, 09:35:23 PM
welcome to the group from ne ohio (warmer these days)  :grin:
Title: Re: Hello from Minnesnowta
Post by: Collecting history MN on April 17, 2022, 01:10:14 PM
Thanks for the warm welcomes  :grin: