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269044 Ken Wright <wizard@b...> 2019‑08‑12 Re: alameda fleabagging a deux
Right after the accident, I bought a copy of the album with flames, with
the intention of keeping it unopened as an investment.  My mother
thought it was a present for her and opened it up.  I still don't think
it's ever been played.

Ken

On 8/11/19 7:15 PM, james rich wrote:
> Saw them at Day on the Green right before the accident, I have an unopened
> copy with flames and a couple without. A sad day in my youth. A great band
> at the top of their game.
>
> On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 2:52 PM Dragon List  wrote:
>
>> james, yeah, i think i might have mentioned it once, or twice, per hour,
>> after i picked it up :)  and it was the first purchase of the day :D
>>
>> i listened to it the other day, and it is in mint condition (the vinyl).
>> a few apologies on the cover, but the inserts and the correct sleeve are
>> there, too.
>>
>> i'd forgotten how good steve gaines was...
>>
>> bill
>> felton, ca
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 1:10 PM Michael Suwczinsky 
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Bill mentioned it, several times. Often to complete strangers!
>>>
>>> Michael-ducking and running
>>>
>>> On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 12:09 PM james rich 
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Did anyone mention the rare Street Survivors album ? WOW !
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 10:47 AM Dragon List 
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> i had the pleasure of sharing with michael suwczinsky (aka nicknaylo)
>>>> a few
>>>>> hours of time from dawn's early light wandering the alameda flea
>>>>> yesterday.  it was a day for larger items and later pickups...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Other-Galoots/Bill-
Kasper/i-kHTnMg5/A
>>>>> per usual we went straight to the back, and fairly quickly had some
>>>> luck.
>>>>> after i snagged 6 records in vg+ condition (including a great copy of
>>>>> "street survivors" in its original cover with its original contents) i
>>>>> managed an old kennedy straight-sided 520 that had been painted ugly
>>>> and
>>>>> needs a good de-rust prior to painting.  oh, and new felt in a lot of
>>>>> drawers.  but the contents came with it, and andrew jackson was
>>>> pleased to
>>>>> be the agent of transfer.  we left it there to pick up later.
>>>>>
>>>>> soon after michael picked up a versavise, a tall one (long-bill) and
>>>> one of
>>>>> andrews twins made its way to the seller who likewise held it for later
>>>>> pickup.  along the way he picked up an offset bar hotcut, and i
>>>> encouraged
>>>>> him to spend $2 on meader's "illustrated guide to shaker furniture".
>>>> that
>>>>> was about it for michael.  i managed to find a pair of fiamm airhorns
>>>> to
>>>>> mount on my 87 vanagon syncro westfalia, plus a bucket-o-tubes for my
>>>>> amplifiers.
>>>>>
>>>>> then i found what feels like one of the nicest adjustable-mouth block
>>>>> planes i've held, comfortable and well balanced.  it was made by some
>>>> guy
>>>>> named bailey; apparently his designs were bought out by stanley a few
>>>> years
>>>>> later.  in very good condition for something made when our country was
>>>> rent
>>>>> by civil war, i can't wait to get it cleaned and sharpened.  what's it
>>>>> mean, though, when the blade is stamped "L. Bailey's Patent Aug 6. 67
>>>> Aug
>>>>> 31. 58 EXT'd."?  they extend a patent?  same plane, in as good or
>>>> better
>>>>> condition, as this:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/leonard-
baileys-1867-1858-ext-patent-1799563768
>>>>> my final purchase of the day came after i noticed, on the ground under
>>>> a
>>>>> seller's table, half covered by something soft, a late-model empire
>>>> 598 II
>>>>> (troubadour) turntable.  i asked how much for that, and his answer of
>>>>> twinned jacksons had them out and in his hand rather quickly.  i
>>>> requested
>>>>> he hold on to it until we came back, to his assent.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> https://kirkhmb.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Other-Galoots/Bill-
Kasper/i-vCgZknt/A
>>>>> not much else was seen, or desired, after that.  in fact, we made the
>>>>> decision (after finding a fleamarket shopping cart abandoned by its
>>>> renter)
>>>>> to skip the front five or six rows and pick up our kit while rerunning
>>>> the
>>>>> rows at the back that had filled in, somewhat, since our earlier
>>>> foray; we
>>>>> found nothing new for us to bag...
>>>>>
>>>>> it was a good day, finished off in style at ramiro's for mexican lunch.
>>>>>
>>>>> bill
>>>>> felton, ca
>>>>>
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