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Old 06-20-2018, 06:30 PM
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That is a very funny coincidence. Good catch.
You want more? Apparently I hit 7,600 this AM. Now check Paul's post count, this thread: 11,600.
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Old 06-20-2018, 06:34 PM
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Steve, congrats on the hobbs milestone.
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Old 06-20-2018, 06:55 PM
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Just passed 487 myself. Every one of them is like mana from heaven. Looking forward to the next 4513 and beyond!

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Old 06-20-2018, 07:06 PM
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Right there with you with 503 Steve. Cheers!
Hmmmm, maybe the magic carpet deserves shiney new legs like yours too!
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Old 06-20-2018, 10:16 PM
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dude, that's a standard screw on the hobbs meter. old school, like a Piper or something. I like it.
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Old 06-21-2018, 12:48 PM
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dude, that's a standard screw on the hobbs meter. old school, like a Piper or something. I like it.
Im pretty sure that was the hardware supplied with the meter.
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Old 06-21-2018, 02:04 PM
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Default Back in the day...

I remember when my Warrior's tachometer rolled over at 10,000. I thought that was really cool! And then I thought, well, maybe not....
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