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Re: Hobby in decline?

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Subject: Re: Hobby in decline?
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2002 10:40:52 -0700
Sorry... I have to admit the fire extinguisher is a prudent precaution (when
one is running the original 30-year-old braided fuel lines, at least), and
the cell phone would certainly come in handy. It was just the implication
that one wouldn't dare drive the MG without them that prompted my retort...
which also should have been tagged with a "smiley"...

on 9/2/02 4:31 PM, Tab Julius at wrote:

> I have yet to actually buy the fire extinguisher, but I should because of
> how it originally blew the engine and because I'm not interested in losing
> it again to an easily avoidable fire.
> The cell phone, however, has proven its worth more than once, if only
> because I ran out of gas or had some other problem.  And it has some fuel
> delivery issue I haven't posted yet because I haven't narrowed it down
> enough, but I'd hate to drive with my son (6 yrs) and be hung up somewhere
> and not have a phone.  I'm less worried if it's just me.
> - t
> At 03:41 PM 9/2/02, Max Heim wrote:
>> on 9/2/02 11:55 AM, Tab Julius at wrote:
>>> though there is something to be said for having a car that you don't
>>> feel compelled to carry around a cell phone and a fire extinguisher in
>>> order to drive it. :)
>>> - Tab
>>> '78 B
>> Cell phone? Fire extinguisher? I guess I am just used to living
>> dangerously...


Max Heim
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