Out of my wife’s personal stash

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  1. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    She has been holding out on me! I found this in a little plastic box full of push pins. The Forward Look era logo caught my attention as I was walking buy it. She had family that worked for Chrysler’s back in the day(see what I did there?:lol:) as a lot of us did, in fact her dad retired from General Dynamics which was previously Chrysler Defense.
    Anyways I thought I’d share it with you guys, I’ve never seen one before.
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  2. mrfury68

    mrfury68 Well-Known Member

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    That's cool!
     
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  3. 1978 NYB

    1978 NYB Warfighter FCBO Gold Member

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    MOPAR GIRL!:thumbsup:
     
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  4. polara71

    polara71 Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    She's the one :thumbsup:
     
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  5. jct

    jct Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    scan the front want some high rez for new wall paper
     
  6. MarPar

    MarPar FA1 FCBO Gold Member

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    Very Kewl. Better hold on to her Matteo!! :thumbsup:
     
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  7. live4theking

    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    That's pretty neat.
     
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  8. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    I’ll get a better picture. It’s about the size of a spark plug gapper and I grabbed those pics on my way out the door this morning.
     
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  9. commando1

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    Holding out on you, eh? :p
    And I ain't buying you "were looking for pushpins".:rolleyes:
     
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  10. livininharrow

    livininharrow Senior Member

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    awesome piece of mopar history.
     
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  11. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Stan, the way I told it is exactly the way it happened.:icon_fU:
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  12. CBODY67

    CBODY67 Senior Member

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    General Dynamics previously "Chrysler Defense"? Very interesting!

    Thanks for sharing those pictures! Did you find the needed pushpins?

    CBODY67
     
  13. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Yes, my Godfather also worked for Chrysler Defense and then General Dynamics on the XM1 project which was the prototype for the M1 Abrams. I used to have some memorabilia from it, belt buckle, jacket patch and some press photos from an open house they had at the tank plant which was basically just down the street in my early childhood. I haven’t seen the memorabilia in years dammit but I do still have an armor piercing projectile from the XM1 that was actually fired at that open house.
     
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    Thanks! I forgot about the other things that GD was into. Down here, we knew GD as an airplane/bomber building entity.

    Neat stuff!
    CBODY67
     
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    I have one of those. Found it on Ebay several years ago.
     
  16. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    What did you pay for it out of curiosity?
     
  17. GJS

    GJS Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    That is SUPER cool. Where I'm from, we all worked for Pratt and Whitney in some capacity or another. Not exactly relevant to our hobby but I sure did pull a lot of beautiful Pratt tools and memorabilia from both of my grandparents houses.
     
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  18. live4theking

    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    I find this kind of interesting since the company that I've worked at for nearly 11 years makes things for GD.
     
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    Did they hit the house?
    :D
     
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  20. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Of course, it was incredibly accurate.
     
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