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mud    Posted 09-21-2004 at 14:01:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
1. my g'mas old hoe. light as a feather and sharp.
many a weed and not a few snakes met their end on the edge of this one.

2. my father's axe. nuff said.

3. the snug-up chain a friend gave me. it is 4 links of 3/8" chain with chain hooks on both ends. sure saves time when you hook up something with a long chain.

4. road flares. saved my life one night. wont go anywhere without them.

5. go bag -- this is what we keep in the truck in the winter, and in the closet the rest of the time. it has those things you need when you got to get away. some cash- some grub- a few blankets-
some 1st aid stuff.

6. aw heck- ya'll got some too i bet.

mud


Gunner    Posted 09-21-2004 at 17:14:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
-My grandfathers 12ga shotgun given to me by my father

-Duct tape

-Pocket knife (2" single blade, swiss)

-Not sure what a go-bag is, but got somethin similar - Will be adding flares to it soon, I hear they are great fire starters as well


tp    Posted 09-21-2004 at 16:21:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Oh yeah Mud
1. my daddy's very old Stevens 12ga. double
barrel, sawed off open bore for shootin quail ..

2. A plain ole oval shaped rock little bigger than a turkey egg that my son dug from the driveway when he was 5 ..told me i needed a rock
and handed it to me ...Guess i did , i still got that rock and wouldn't part with it for nothing..


George in TX    Posted 09-21-2004 at 16:17:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
A 4-inch crescent wrench with the jaws slightly filed so's to open up to 9/16". Been in my pocket for over 35 years and will stay there till they bury me. Saved many trips back to the tool box.



bob ny    Posted 09-21-2004 at 15:50:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
a small jack knife with the bonegrip missing on one side my grandfather carried for two hnndred yesrs AT LEAST THATS WHAT HE TOLD ME WHEN HE GAVE IT TO ME
bob(who loved and believed every story he told ne ) NY


donna in w.v    Posted 09-21-2004 at 14:32:02       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Grandma crock and her iron skillets.Pictures of my kids and grandkids.


My Stuff...    Posted 09-21-2004 at 16:20:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
1. Maw's cotton batts that she used to cord cotton for quilting. (It still has a wisp of cotton caught in the teeth.)
2. Mama's ugly ole black purse. She loved it because it was given to her.
3. An ugly cup and saucer that belonged to the great aunt I never knew.
4. A pair of tacky and tarnished ear rings belonged to my sister.
5. A Spiro Agnew watch belonged to my brother.

Funny what we hang onto.. Me, sittin here feeling nostalgic..


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