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Another one of Grandpa's old saws...

Post in 'The Gear' started by SmokinPiney, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. SmokinPiney

    SmokinPiney Feeling the Heat

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    Here's one more of my grandpa's old saws. It's an old McCollough two man saw. Unfortunately over the years the powerhead went missing so im not sure on the year and model. I remember always seeing this saw in my parents basement when i was growin up and wondering the story behind it. It's always neat diggin up somethin that meant so much to him.

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  2. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    That would be very cool on a shelf in a man cave!
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    Oh it's shelf bound for sure! Just gotta clean the rust of it and repaint then it's goin on the wall in the shop.
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    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    I would not touch it other than clean it up!!!! Its worth much more the way it is.......
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    +1

    It's a beauty just as it is, but to each his own preferences.
  6. SmokinPiney

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    Good point jay, Maybe i'll rethink paintin it...
  7. smokinj

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    You could get it running would be fun and make it worth more as well...Be great to show the rest of the family Grand Pa's saw still going strong....Great piece you have there....
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    First thing they tell about old stuff, leave it the way it is.
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    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    True in most cases if you're looking for the value . . . but sometimes the value of an item is more in the way it looks.

    Case in point . . . I inherited an old clock from my grandparents . . . I knew that sanding the old weathered, chipped varnish off it and restaining it would affect the value, but for me it was more important to have it look nice as I remembered it from years ago so I can remember my grandparents . . . for me that was the real value.
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    Yep, there is a collectors point of view...and a users point of view. Both are correct.
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    So, does this design help reduce tip-induced kickback? :cheese:
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    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Thats a 2 man saw
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    I know, it was a joke. And not a funny one, I take it. ;-)

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