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#1 Chris11 OFFLINE  

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Posted June 28, 2015 - 02:29 PM

So I work for a vintage race car shop. Once owned by j giels yes from the band. I run the machine shop and can do fab work and everything else. Check it out. Show us all what you do. Www.ktrmotorsports.com
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Posted June 28, 2015 - 02:50 PM

I'm a farmer, cereal crops and cattle. But somehow, although the job is never ending, often difficult, and barely financially rewarding, (keeps your head above the water but never has seemed to provide an island to rest on, lol) I've never considered it work. More a labour of love and a lifelong commitment. I feel so fortunate to have been able to find a job that I enjoy doing and I look forward to every day at "work".
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Posted June 28, 2015 - 03:03 PM

Retired for 7 years. HVAC sales and sheet metal fabrication for 17 years prior to that. L.E.O. for 28 years prior to that. Like doing woodworking and repairing and running the old GTs and a few Vintage farm Allis Chalmers tractor.                                                                                                                           Roger


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 03:33 PM

I was a Civil Engineer but was laid off 4 years ago. I was forced to retire(no jobs) and am enjoying it. I work on and around the house. This includes tractors. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 04:05 PM

semi retired auto damage appraiser, auto body shop repairman, owner ,and manager before that. I enjoy the GT's as somethine to do and work on.


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 04:26 PM

So I work for a vintage race car shop. Once owned by j giels. . . . .

How is anyone supposed to follow up with that ?!! >tsk<


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 04:32 PM

Retired plant engineer. Worked in metal fabrication, industrial refrigeration, and fire control systems. Enjoyed my work and enjoy retirement even more.  :D


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 04:48 PM

Backhoe operator, aircraft assembler, remodel work!


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 04:52 PM

Retired cultural Athropologist. Mechanic and oilfield welder before that and special ops, U.SArmy. wife is state worker and ex marine officer. Just a couple of regular Americans. lol
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Posted June 28, 2015 - 04:54 PM

Coal miner for the last 11 years(12 years sept 13th)

Started in the warehouse. Went from that to mechanic to maintenance planner to now corporate maintenance taking care of 3 mines.

Love every minute of it. But I've been keeping my eyes and ears open for something else since the industry is on the decline.

Trying to get into the gas field. Had a couple calls but no one wants a guy who can do the job they want a guy who has a degree with no experience.
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Posted June 28, 2015 - 05:23 PM

Draftsman.  Only for about 7 years now and with another 80 to go till I retire. Love it though. The only way it could be better would be if I got to draw AND assemble. 


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 05:56 PM

Semi-retired.......Use to be in food packaging......Now, I drive NAPA car parts around for 1/4 the money....but enjoy it more. 


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 06:26 PM

Propane serviceman for 35 years. Was laid off, no work. So I am doing things around the house and other projects that I have been wanting to do for a few years now. Also fixed a few lawn tractors for extra money. Still looking for something, but it seems you have to be very intelligent to get any kind of job nowadays. Noel

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Posted June 28, 2015 - 06:33 PM

Automotive Repair technician for over 40 years.  Very close to retiring I think.    As for J Geils  I just saw him a couple months ago with Bob Segar in Columbus  Oh.  Was a great show.  A while back I thought I heard he was restoring old Ferraris or something like that.

Share some pics with us sometime.


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Posted June 28, 2015 - 06:52 PM

Automotive Repair technician for over 40 years.  Very close to retiring I think.    As for J Geils  I just saw him a couple months ago with Bob Segar in Columbus  Oh.  Was a great show.  A while back I thought I heard he was restoring old Ferraris or something like that.
Share some pics with us sometime.

What you saw was peter wolf with some of the old j geils band members. Jay doesn't play in the band any more. He has a few cars that he plays with. Ill take some pictures.
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