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Old 09-29-2017, 12:28 PM   #126
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Old 09-29-2017, 12:33 PM   #127
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Old 09-29-2017, 12:34 PM   #128
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Old 09-29-2017, 12:35 PM   #129
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Old 09-29-2017, 12:36 PM   #130
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Old 09-29-2017, 12:46 PM   #132
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Old 09-29-2017, 06:11 PM   #133
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Re: Abandoned, neglected square body trucks rotting away...

If I had land I'd absolutely be a hoarder. I'd buy old trucks and line them up and walk around and look at them.
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Old 09-29-2017, 10:23 PM   #134
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Old 09-29-2017, 10:24 PM   #135
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Old 09-29-2017, 10:25 PM   #136
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Old 09-29-2017, 10:26 PM   #138
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Old 09-30-2017, 03:21 AM   #139
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Frustrating to see all these parts and I can't beg, borrow or steal parts for my project. I had begun to think squares were all gone.
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Old 09-30-2017, 05:18 AM   #140
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Old 09-30-2017, 11:11 AM   #141
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Re: Abandoned, neglected square body trucks rotting away...

This was sitting off the highway enroute to my favorite squarebody salvage yard...
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Old 09-30-2017, 11:12 AM   #142
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Heres a quick pic...
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Old 09-30-2017, 11:17 AM   #143
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Off the main highway all you can see designating the entrance to thebyard is this transmission case bolted to the top of a post-used to be painted flourescent pink so you can easily see it-faded now.

The entrance is uphill and through a gate then levels off for anout an 1/8th of a mile before actually getting to the yard....which covers about 80 acres and has between 3500-4500 squares at any one time. The owner told me he's totally turned over his truck incentory 3 times since the early 1990's! So that makes close to 15,000 trucks have met their end days in this old country salvage yard!
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Old 09-30-2017, 11:44 AM   #144
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^ Cool story and thanks for sharing.

Any more pics of the squares to share?

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Old 09-30-2017, 12:16 PM   #145
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I do somewhere...I'll dig them up. Most country guys onlynpick those trucks clean for drivers doors and 3/4 and 1-ton running gear parts since they are still popular in rural farm communities as 4x4 toys
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Squares go here to "walk the gravel mile" lol
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Old 09-30-2017, 12:30 PM   #147
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