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Doctor, Doctor, Give me the news, I've got a hopeless case.........

Doctor, Doctor, Give me the news, I've got a hopeless case.........

Old 10-26-2013, 07:21 AM
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And on the bigger scale a treadle that was used as an aquarium stand .....
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All of these except the last two in the post above have been repaired, refinished or recovered. The mouse case is waiting for latches and the decayed one below it is almost ready for recovering.

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Old 10-26-2013, 07:36 AM
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Oh yes, paint ........... barf ...

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The whole case, top, bottom, handle and all is painted with ugly brown paint.

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Old 10-26-2013, 08:08 AM
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Imagine what the machine would look like without those cases? Whew, they may be war ravaged, but at least they're there;>
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Old 10-26-2013, 08:12 AM
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I would rather see a ragged out case than an unprotected machine. The machines I got from the hoarder in bad looking cases fared better than the machines in bad looking tables. The cases are a lot of protection. Tables are better if you are using the machine on a regular basis - less battering moving the machine around. For just storing a machine I vote for a case.
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Old 10-26-2013, 08:28 AM
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This is good to know about cases saving machines. I have a neighbor out here in the country that bought a whole bunch of cases at a school auction. I am going to call him and see if he still has them. I don't know if they would have held up being out in a grain bin--with maybe no cover on the grain bin top or door.
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Old 10-26-2013, 08:42 AM
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The cases do have to stay dry - I didn't say the machines fared as well as if they had been kept in a more climate controlled environment - just that they fared better than the ones in the tables.
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Old 10-26-2013, 08:51 AM
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How about some refinished ones? I need ideas.
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Old 10-26-2013, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by miriam View Post
Ok so the title got too long....
Doctor J Miller, Doctor J Miller, Give me the news, I've got a hopeless case.........

I think Dr Howard, Dr. Fine, and Dr. Howard are needed on some of these cases

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53KcqITIPlA
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Old 10-26-2013, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by jlhmnj View Post
I think Dr Howard, Dr. Fine, and Dr. Howard are needed on some of these cases

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53KcqITIPlA
YES they might be needed - at least make me smile.
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Oh I needed that. I hadn't seen the Three Stooges in like forever. They were a lot of fun to watch. How come they don't have comedy like that anymore?
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