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Ready for the Next Mission

  Seen at Scott AFB last week of August…not just a truly unique rat rod, but also – apparently – something of a rolling salute.  Wasn’t able to figure out what vehicle served as the foundation for this car but … Continue reading

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1st Annual SLTOA Poker Run

And yes, there will be a second annual event, next year this time.  Put together primarily by Prez Steve, this event was a pretty big success: seven cars competing, 26 people participating, great route ( great confusion at a couple … Continue reading

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BBC Sighting

Yup, I returned from the Pacific Northwest and the two-week work-related road trip. However, the last evening at the motel, as I returned from dinner, I took note of this vehicle: a 1950 Bentley MkVI, in very nice condition.  Great … Continue reading

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Time to Head Home

Spied this R32-model Skyline GTR in the Safeway parking lot yesterday while running around Lacey, WA.  

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Back to the Northwest

Two-week exercise in western Washington, courtesy of your United States Air Force; the trip up here to my old stomping grounds (1976, 1996-1998, 1999-2005) marked my second in only three months. As always, the search for LBCs and in particular, … Continue reading

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Oh by the way…

One more from the Scott Centennial show: when was the last time you saw a Pinto, let alone two?

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KBLV

Well, best laid plans and all that.  We welcomed the rain, donder und blitzen last PM as the lawn sorely needed water above and beyond periodic watering.  This morning, however… Up at oh-dark-thirty, checked the weather radar. Hmmm…scattered thunderstorms, all … Continue reading

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Mini!

Driving off Scott AFB today, had to do a 180 and get this photo. Not something you normally see over there? Possibly, the Mini’s on base for Friday’s big Scott Centennial Auto Show, 1400-1800. I’ve entered the TR8 (my arrival … Continue reading

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In Search of Mark Twain

  Only a week following the group drive to Blackhawk Farms, some other hardy SLTOA members did an RON (remain overnight) drive to Hannibal for some good food, history, scenery and a visit with Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher. Only … Continue reading

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Kastner Cup

The end of a long, hot, humid day with everyone in the SLTOA contingent getting in a lot of exercise walking around the course (and, in Creig and Ed’s case, a few laps driving around the course). After a full … Continue reading

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