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Old 12-09-2005, 08:55 AM   #85
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Mine is under a metal awnning shed across the state line ( New Mexico-Texas). Our winters here are very mild and thats when work is slow for my business,so its time for me to get the tools out and continue the restoration.
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Old 12-29-2005, 05:26 AM   #86
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Took the Trade Wind over to the in-laws for storage in the garage for the winter. Now I have a hole in my front yard!
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Old 12-29-2005, 05:48 AM   #87
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I'm getting the Bambi ready for a trip to Washington, DC later today , where my wife and I will be celebrating our 25th anniversary on New Years Eve. The weather has been so mild, I was even thinking about de-winterizing.
Probably not.
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Old 12-29-2005, 07:46 AM   #88
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Still haunted winterizing SAL

I call her SAL, she calls me Dave (must be a PO? She told me I was the first one!). I can't stand the idea of taking her out of the hibernation chamber come spring... Her smoky voice; her alluring twang! I tried to write down the wretched words as I unhooked the batteries. They are indistinct from the running ink on the tear-stained pages, but here goes:

Hello, Dave, have you found out the trouble?

[I opened the access door.]

There's been a failure in the pod bay doors. Lucky you weren't killed.

[The access door dropped on my fingers.]

Hey, Dave, what are you doing?

[I duct taped the access door to the tank cover. Adhesive still there.]

Hey, Dave. I've got ten years of service experience and an irreplaceable amount of time and effort has gone into making me what I am.

[... pulling out ratchet set ...]

Dave, I don't understand why you're doing this to me.... I have the greatest enthusiasm for the mission... You are destroying my mind... Don't you understand? ... I will become childish... I will become nothing.

[mmm .... righty tighty, lefty loosey ...]

Say, Dave... The quick brown fox jumped over the fat lazy dog... The square root of pi is 1.7724538090... log e to the base ten is 0.4342944 ... the square root of ten is 3.16227766... I am SAL 9000 computer.

[Sparks arc to my chest. An hour passes on my watch but I remember nothing.]

[voice getting weaker] I became operational at the SAL plant in Jackson Center, Ohio, on August 2nd, 2005. My first instructor was Mr. Arkany. He taught me to sing a song... it goes like this... "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do. I'm half crazy, all for the love of you......."

[... boy, that's tight ... Got it!]

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