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#1 matts OFFLINE  

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 07:40 PM

I have sold my complete collection of GTs. They recent family happenings left me needing to cover some exspenses that I didnt think I would jave to do for years to come. I did keep the JD 265 just because I still have to mow. This was a hard descision, but it had to be done.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 07:45 PM

I am saddened to here this. But, expenses need taken care of. Hang in there, we are all thinking about you.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 07:50 PM

Hey Matt, we feel for you, as we have all had some bad times, but there is more life to live and there will be more GTs, in your further I am sure. Sorry for your losses.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 07:52 PM

Sorry to hear of your recent family tragedy Matt. I hope you will get through these hard times and come out on the other side. We are all praying for you and your family.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 07:57 PM

Hey Matt, we feel for you, as we have all had some bad times, but there is more life to live and there will be more GTs, in your further I am sure. Sorry for your losses.


:ditto:

there will be time in the future to pick the hobby back up. Take care of the important stuff now.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 08:04 PM

I am saddened to here this. But, expenses need taken care of. Hang in there, we are all thinking about you.



Same goes for me Matt.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 08:10 PM

One is how every collector starts, or starts again.

Sorry you had to downsize, but there will be years ahead to build them back up.

Very sorry about Mom, hope things sort themselves out soon.

Hey, since you are starting over, now would be an excellent time for a color correction... May I suggest Red? :D

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 08:40 PM

Sorry about your loss.
Life goes on, and bad times must be dealt with.
Hang in there.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 08:47 PM

Matt, I am sorry you had to sell off your tractors, I have sold out a few times myself, and it's not an easy thing to do. I hope you did well on your sale. I do wish that you would have let everyone here know that you where selling out, maybe we could have helped you out.

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Posted May 24, 2011 - 10:40 PM

Sorry to hear of your troubles, Matt. Hope things turn around for you soon.

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Posted May 25, 2011 - 11:18 AM

Sorry to hear things going as they are, and having to sell your stuff. Once a collector, always a collector-it's in the blood. Still praying for you and your family.

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Posted May 26, 2011 - 07:02 PM

Well, I'm a old man and have collected old military weapons and vehicles since I was 12. Over the years I have sold 5 gun collections, at various times when funds were needed, and a WW2 M5a1 Stuart Tank, and a M20 Armored car when my daughter's medical bills of over 250,000 had to be paid. One thing I have fould over the years is, they will most always be there for you to get later, as you situtation gets better. So don't give up, much more in life awaits you.

Prayers are said for you.

Edited by tankdriver, May 26, 2011 - 08:34 PM.


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Posted May 26, 2011 - 07:15 PM

I too am an old man who has been through selling all my stuff to pay medical bills at least 3 times. Not to worry, your stuff can be replaced, and probably better. You will come back stronger and better.


best regards, George

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Posted May 26, 2011 - 07:19 PM

Matt sorry you had to sell. We all know that must have been hard, but you did it for the right reason. Like Bob said you can always start colecting again.

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Posted May 26, 2011 - 08:06 PM

Matt, I am sorry you had to sell off your tractors, I have sold out a few times myself, and it's not an easy thing to do. I hope you did well on your sale. I do wish that you would have let everyone here know that you where selling out, maybe we could have helped you out.


Agreed.




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