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Old 11-24-2012, 01:47 PM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-50s...cvip=true&rt=nc

Guess I'm going to have to come up with a way to make a Mark II out of this. I stumbled upon the listing, but didn't notice the incorrect spelling, which would explain mine being the only bid. Kinda shocked to see that I won it.
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:45 PM
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Nice Score!
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:02 PM
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Before you turn it into a nosecone, I have some crayons that need sharpened.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:12 PM
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A very good score!

But for Christmas, I want this one!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOSE-2-PENC...330831597498%26

Now that's a NOSE cone!
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:20 PM
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A very good score!

But for Christmas, I want this one!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOSE-2-PENC...330831597498%26

Now that's a NOSE cone!


I would sharpen nothing but green and brown crayons in that.
Can't wait to see the design you come up with.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:39 PM
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A very good score!

But for Christmas, I want this one!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOSE-2-PENC...330831597498%26

Now that's a NOSE cone!



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Old 11-24-2012, 10:02 PM
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I was watching it also but, since I've already got some I passed. I had Gordon make me a balsa plug with a shoulder for the sharpener to turn it into a nose cone.
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Wow!!!! Rock a Chute DNA. Great fine
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