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Username Post: A kick *** Sailor!        (Topic#332771)
steve86gmc 
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Posts: 29

Reg: 02-03-16
02-03-16 04:40 PM - Post#2606514    

Really a decent guy and a good friend. I'll miss him. "Nother great "Skooter Driver":

http://www.askskipper.com/2016/01/13/sometimes- the...




Edited by steve86gmc on 02-03-16 05:07 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 


gchemist 
Member #271 Senior Chevytalk Moderator
Posts: 25197
gchemist
Loc: Austin, TX 78748
Reg: 05-09-00
02-16-16 07:15 AM - Post#2609152    
    In response to steve86gmc

Great story. My condolences on your loss.

'83 Silverardo XST - ZZ4 powered
'95 Jimmy SLT (Bought @131,814)
'96 GMC Jimmy LS Ret. @236651 miles
'08 GMC Acadia 3.6L SLE


 
wagonmaster 
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Posts: 8964

Age: 71
Loc: Loganville, Ga.
Reg: 04-28-00
02-19-16 08:46 AM - Post#2609955    
    In response to gchemist

Skooter drivers were notoriously "good sticks". When I was in Viet Nam working on my CH-46A a Scooter landed at our base in Phu Bai (Northern "I" Corps) dead stick from battle damage rec'd on a strike mission in the North. Next Day a Marine C-130 flew in a tem of Mechs that split the litle bird in half and proceeded to change out the engine and make repairs. They stripped it of all they could to enable it to take off of our fairly short runway, and off he went!

Hey T @!


In Memory of Mike McVeigh- The "Mad Spring Wacker" He roams the Forums of CT forever in our hearts and minds!

http://www.picturetrail.com/wagonmaster55

Joe


 


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