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Re: 100% restorations/17

To: pbailey <>
Subject: Re: 100% restorations/17
From: perky <>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 21:58:15 -0600
pbailey wrote:
> I used to be in a model airplane RC club and there is a guy who owns the
> local F**D dealership and he would bring out these beautiful ducted fan
> Migs and F86s  BUT he just paid someone to build them,All the guys would
> be going ape over the planes and he would be busting with pride until I
> told him I sure would like to meet the guy who built it!I agree that a
> non original home made restoration impresses me more than some rich guy
> who shows up with a car he hasn't had a thing to do with except pay for
> it.I go to the Woodley park Brit meet every year and Jay Leno shows up
> with his latest car that someone else restored,I would rather see an old
> midget that a teenager is restoring himself with the minimum of cash
> than these rich ol boys toys.Mgs were made for the common man with
> common skills and tools ...Pat

Amen to that! The kid would have something more interesting to say

Jeff Perkins
56 MGA

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