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Old 02-17-2012, 07:38 AM   #29
mikem9 OP
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Joined: Oct 2007
Location: North Georgia
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hunter_greyghost View Post
More a case of growing up in the bush on a property,
the ol'man wouldn't let ya run into town everytime something broke,
we were taught to repair/rebuild or make our own gear, hence the ability to make shit!

'Necessity is the mother of invention' - is a phrase I grew up with, both from Dad & an uncle who was an engineer, both very good mentors, Dad's still rebuilding old motors for people @ the age of 85, going strong!
Cheers
Baza
Baza - love hearing stories like that especially about dads, uncles and grandfathers. Reminds me of my grandfather. Great memories. Part of what is so cool about this site is the ability to peer into the lives of likeminded adventurers all over the globe!
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