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#1 Sparky OFFLINE  

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Posted January 26, 2011 - 10:28 PM

Last October I was able to meet up with Mr Larry Reynolds retired from Reynolds Farm Equipment. He sold electraks as indicated in his family history book. The interesting thing to me was that he was approached be GE in Feb 1969 to demo one in Indianapolis March 1969 which he did. The whimsy in me said this predates earth day and all that. He told of details only he could know. The other interesting thing was that no mass market commitment had been made yet at that time. Anyway I have been in contact with him since Nov 2008 and hope to sort out more kinks in my thinking. Not lucky enough yet to acquire any original documents.
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Posted January 26, 2011 - 10:32 PM

Nice to have met someone who was there from the beginning.
Good luck on finding some documents.
Maybe he would loan some to you so they could be uploaded for posterity?

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Posted January 27, 2011 - 08:27 AM

Nice to have met someone who was there from the beginning.
Good luck on finding some documents.
Maybe he would loan some to you so they could be uploaded for posterity?


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Posted January 27, 2011 - 08:36 AM

Nice to have met someone who was there from the beginning.
Good luck on finding some documents.
Maybe he would loan some to you so they could be uploaded for posterity?

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Posted January 27, 2011 - 03:25 PM

Sparky, that's really cool. Please keep us advised. Thanks




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