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Old 02-05-2013, 01:16 PM   #61
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grandma's cast iron pan still in service...from the 40's
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Old 02-05-2013, 01:41 PM   #62
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My '79 KM100 minicycle. I wanted one as a kid so I bought this one when I was about 48. Not used much anymore but still fires on 1st lick. I think I might take it down my icy driveway in a minute. It might not survive this spring's selloff.

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Old 02-05-2013, 02:39 PM   #63
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I've got an 84 year old Winchester model 1890.

And I've got a 101 year old model 94 still shoots straight but has some extracting issues (don't we all?)
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Old 02-05-2013, 06:52 PM   #64
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1941 or 42 FN P-35, hot rodded and carried almost daily



1946 Lord Elgin


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Oh yeah, a 1921 Smith & Wesson regulation police 32, goes camping with me every time I go
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:05 AM   #65
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78 CT90. Still used weekly. Best $600 I have ever spent. I will never get rid of it.


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Old 02-06-2013, 08:22 AM   #66
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Oh yeah, I also bought an old used Rockwell drill press from a cabinet shop about 25 years ago. No idea how old it is. I use it to make SteverStoves on, sell them to all you FF's, then buy beer with the money. To make more stoves with the empties.

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Old 02-06-2013, 09:27 AM   #67
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grandma's cast iron pan still in service...from the 40's
Oh good call. I also have a very old cast iron skillet that is at least grandma age. It's a prized possession, as i use it nearly daily, and it would be difficult to replace. years of use/seasoning have given it near perfect patina, which is better than non-stick. I've tried new iron, and it just doesn't have the same finish.
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:32 AM   #68
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My favorite deer rifle is 115 years old.

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Old 02-06-2013, 05:03 PM   #69
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WW2 Leica binoculars taken off a German soldier at Normandy ...damn nice binocs, exc condition

I don't host pics anywhere....always wondered what these might be worth

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Old 02-07-2013, 01:18 PM   #70
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This is one of the best threads.
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Old 02-07-2013, 02:10 PM   #71
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Hell, if we are talking that age I still use the HP41CX that I bought in college every day. That thing just turned 30 years old this year. And it just received its millionth "WTF is that" from a young engineer yesterday.

These uppers on these are also 30 years old and still in use:



And the top one is nearly 35 years old and still in use:

When I saw this, my first thought was, "that guy's a surveyor." I checked your profile - yep. I'm a PLS too and I still use my 41CX that I bought in college in 1985. I have the survey pack and math pack too. I remember paying $425 for it. It was my first-ever credit card purchase. I use it nearly every day. A few years ago, I got an old 41CV for a back-up.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:38 PM   #72
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My bike is 36 years old, it's my primary scoot. My car is 46 years old but I don't drive it in the winter. I know I have pics of my shovel on here somewhere, I'll see if I can post a pic in here.

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Old 02-07-2013, 09:05 PM   #73
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Weston Master II light meter. Built in 1945 and still works. Had the selenium cell replaced and meter calibrated a couple years ago.

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Old 02-07-2013, 09:30 PM   #74
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Used regularly.

Also have a 1917 Lee Enfield no 1 mark III that I use a camp gun and a 1935 gillette double edge razor I got from my grandpa that I use every day. Find it gives a better shave then the new multi-blade things,
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:32 PM   #75
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1950s western saddle. No maker's mark, unfortunately. Just "404". I've owned it since 1979 and still use it!

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