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Posted June 25, 2015 - 07:39 PM

IMG_20150625_201236.jpg   Back of shirt worn to last year's  event of sorts in Vermont  .  The front has pic of Bruce's house during the build of Elec-Traks .  So it may not have been anything close to charm why he let us in .

 

 

 

 This year's gathering is at the home of Steve and Diana Shore in Richmondville N.Y.   254  Summit St .

 

 

The date is July 18  and goes from 8 AM to 6 PM .

 

 

Bruce has put the event on his calendar to attend ,  God willing  .


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Posted June 26, 2015 - 06:41 AM

Glad you're going Fred,
Hoping you all have a great time.
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Posted July 01, 2015 - 07:55 AM

My wife is so patient with me . she let me go alone last year on our anniversary day.

This year a lady recently emailed me about what to do with her dad's e10m.

I volunteered to haul it to the show.

My wife is going.
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Posted July 06, 2015 - 08:37 PM

Saw my friend from NJ over the weekend . He drives this way to Wayne Ohio with his E 12 . We discussed how cordial Bruce was among other things from last year . We are both planning to attend on the 18 th .

Correction on the unit I am planning to bring , it is an E 8 M
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Posted July 15, 2015 - 08:18 PM

Because of the  desire and previous situations that occurred , a rain date of July 25 was given on announcement of this event .

 

The forecast for Saturday includes lightning so we may have to wait one more week .

 

Steve Shore will announce tomorrow .


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Posted July 16, 2015 - 12:40 PM

Event rescheduled for sept 19 due to predicted storms both weekends .

He better be prepared for company anyway that day.

I heard it happened last year .
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Posted July 16, 2015 - 04:19 PM

Hope the weather settles by then. If not, you may need snowblowers :D
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Posted July 16, 2015 - 10:30 PM

I forgot about the E 8 M and so did the lady who happens to be Dr .... . Will work it out over the weekend .

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Posted July 18, 2015 - 08:13 PM

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Saw this mod to a front mount deck for strut mount strengthening . I liked it .
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Posted July 19, 2015 - 05:34 AM

Ooooh I like that a lot ! Gonna be trying that very soon on a deck that needs some TLC.
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Posted August 18, 2015 - 06:32 AM

There is a story about the personal collection of Elec-Trak s ending up in a junkyard . They belonged to one of the head engineer . The E-T s were sent away after this man's passing .

The natural assumption might have been that it was a voluntary act . However expediency comes into play when a property has to be prepped for sale . Just a possible alternate explanation.

One assumption is that prototypes documented and undocumented would have been there ,unknown .

Steve Shore can verify what was told by the junkyard owner .
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Posted August 19, 2015 - 10:24 AM

Steve also took the pic of the first one off the assembly line 41 years later .

We were unsure at that time but circumstances says it has to be .

Geo sort of left me and others to carry on .
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Posted August 19, 2015 - 08:09 PM

Word from the source is , we are still on for a Sept 19 party / swapmeet .

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Posted August 19, 2015 - 08:14 PM

Word from the source is , we are still on for a Sept 19 party / swapmeet .

 

I plan to attend.


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Posted September 01, 2015 - 05:41 AM

In 1974 AMC was involved with the X144 experimental Gremlin and Hornet 144 volt cars . They had signed an order for DJ 5E postal jeeps for the post office .

 

About 20 original employees stayed with the project hoping to regain lost potential of these products .

 

At 36 volts , the Elec-Traks would have needed a major overhaul to compete on the excitement level .

 

 

The address of the plant is currently 702 Potential Way in Scotia NY .

 

GE kept the Zip Code of 12345 .






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