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#1 Auburn David OFFLINE  

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Posted October 15, 2015 - 02:21 PM

I have had good luck this past summer finding free junk(as my lovely wife calls it)What are some of your best free or next to free finds?(pictures would be nice if you have them..God knows you folks love some pictures!)


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Posted October 15, 2015 - 02:30 PM

Joining GT Talk.


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Posted October 15, 2015 - 04:21 PM

My neighbour gave me this '65 B42 Mack some years ago as he could not find a buyer and was concerned it would end up in the shredder... It only had 32K original miles. It was a surface truck at a gold mine I had hauled powder into for many years. 

Long story short I later put it in the hands of a local collector where its in the company of 5 other B models

 

 

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Posted October 15, 2015 - 04:37 PM

Nice truck. Those old Mack's were, and still are good work horses. I would like to get my hands on a tandem axle road tractor, that looks that good.


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Posted October 15, 2015 - 04:41 PM

This year? So far, enough new sheet steel to cover one half of my 20x13 barn roof, cost me $350 for the rest of the material. I did a materials take-off on a covered play area at a resort in Muskoka. I based my calculations on 32" wide coverage of the sheets. The supplier sent sheets that covered 36" instead so there was extra. The boss asked if I could use them for my barn, I said sure, what do you want for them? He said just take them. Great guy to work for.

 Almost free, a face cord of seasoned firewood delivered in exchange for some day old chicks. I sell eggs for $2.50 per dozen and have so many extra that I feed them to my dogs and pigs. Throwing a couple dozen in the incubator and adding water to it every couple of days for 3 weeks is all the effort this takes.

There may have been more, but that is all I can think of at the moment. I don't think we need to see pics of firewood and roofing steel, unless you guys really insist.

 

Jim


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Posted October 15, 2015 - 08:01 PM

This summer, I guess free gravel for our snow and rain damaged driveway. I painted a couple of signs for it. Gravel pic is one of the first loads, other two are the signs.

 

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Posted October 15, 2015 - 11:53 PM

my neighbor gave me this.I knew what it went to as soon as I saw it!IMG_0313.JPG


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Posted October 16, 2015 - 05:26 AM

I came home one day to find this in front of the Tractor Port.
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Posted October 16, 2015 - 08:16 AM

I got this Koyker loader and Howse 4' mower for $300 for the pair! (does that count as almost free???) I turned around and sold my Leon loader on the Kubota for $2000 so I  guess it's better then free??? :D :rocker2: :dancingbanana: :worshippy1:

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Posted October 16, 2015 - 10:03 AM

4 best things i have got 4 free is ,P2070004.JPG Rover Rancher 2 i saved from land fill( refuse tip)come 1400 kms to have a home 

 

P9190009.JPG this Toro XL440-H was given on kerbside 

                                                                                       

 

 P9270090.JPG the M T D was a house yard clean up  & the J D Sabre was picked from kerbside clean up also 

 

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Posted October 16, 2015 - 11:08 AM

Joining GT Talk.

It costs me $20 per year to support this site!!  LOL  

 

My best freebie was a few weeks ago I saw a weedeater along the street so we stopped & picked it up..  I drained the tank, added fresh fuel and after many pulls it started up and ran great!  I gave it to our son as he wanted to borrow mine..  :wave:


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Posted October 16, 2015 - 03:35 PM

 

I came home one day to find this in front of the Tractor Port.

 

 

I give up. What is it?


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Posted October 16, 2015 - 04:02 PM

It costs me $20 per year to support this site!!  LOL  

 

 

I pay $20 a year, but it is a free donation. It's free to join, unless George has other ideas for you.


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Posted October 16, 2015 - 05:32 PM

I pay $20 a year, but it is a free donation. It's free to join, unless George has other ideas for you.

Then I cough up $40 more to give the site free advertising on my noggin!   :smilewink:


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Posted October 16, 2015 - 06:49 PM

I give up. What is it?

It's a weight I am thinking is for a 2 wheeler! 42 lbs of cast iron!


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