DairyKing's Journal, 31 January 2013

Yippee! Happy Dance; got my project truck. At least, I won the auction. I still have to go to Algonac, Michigan to pick it up. Now, I am probably the only one in the world that thinks this thing is beautiful, but here's some pics:
















I'm thinking that when I retire from this job, I might start a kitchen remodeling business, or cabinet making; this ought to work out well for that. Of course, it will look a little better than this when I'm done. What do you think?

Diet Calendar Entries for 31 January 2013:
1568 kcal Fat: 51.46g | Prot: 92.87g | Carb: 184.76g.   Breakfast: grapefruit, orange juice, brewed coffee, Instant Oatmeal - Plain, Honey, Non-Dairy Creamer. Lunch: diet coke, beef vegetable soup. Dinner: beef vegetable soup, diet coke can. Snacks/Other: Non Dairy Creamer, protein bar, orange, yoplait peach light, coffee brewed. more...
2924 kcal Activities & Exercise: Running (jogging) - 5/mph - 10 minutes, Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 25 minutes, Resting - 18 hours and 25 minutes, Sleeping - 5 hours. more...
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Depends on how much you paid for it . Lot's of work but it will be well worth it when you get finished 
31 Jan 13 by member: Char60
How can you put a price on something like this? :D 
31 Jan 13 by member: DairyKing
You must be a very hard worker to pick a project like this. Can't wait to see what it looks like after you are done. Don't forget to keep buttering up your DW. :) 
31 Jan 13 by member: iamachristianjesusfreak
LOVE the truck, DK. It IS gorgeous and huge. Love the dash, it's so vintage. It's funny that the picture of where it's parked kind of looks like where you live (at least to me). I can imagine you're going to have huge fun with this project. With you mad skills and loving care, this truck will never have looked so good when you're finished, even when it was new. Beautiful, just beautiful.  
01 Feb 13 by member: Helewis
Hey DKing...I love the older vehicles as they have character...you used to be able to tell what kind of vehicle you saw from a distant just by the shape of them... I can just see you working on this with a big smile on your face..and dust from all the buffing you'll have to do..love the dash..most cars now go to over 100 mph..who needs to do that unless your hauling moon shine..LOL...Have fun with it buddy...:O) 
01 Feb 13 by member: BHA
Love it!!!! I am a truck girl, and even more and old truck girl! LOL..old trucks not me! (well okay, maybe) My hubby's next project is going to be MY old truck!!  
01 Feb 13 by member: Rubie-sue
It's just Ummm LOVELY! I can see why your wife didn't encourage you. When I though project truck, I thought maybe a 1999 ford. HAHAHAHAHA. This is a project for the next few years, but I can imagine it when its done. What color is it going to be!? Light blue or red..  
01 Feb 13 by member: Lizzygracemusic
Congrats on the truck.. not my thing but happy that you have your new project!!! 
01 Feb 13 by member: Bkeller1023
Light blue or red? I'm thinking more like a very dark pearl green with a white grill. This is a man's truck! Haha; got a while before I get that far. I can tell you that everything under the body will be a satin black like it's supposed to be. I'm already thinking toy hauler. I know the Sportster will fit in there; maybe the trike. See ya! 
01 Feb 13 by member: DairyKing
Oh my goodness it is gorgeous! My husband would drool if he saw those pics! Congrats! 
01 Feb 13 by member: madaboutmoose
Congrads! & have fun! 
01 Feb 13 by member: jessabridge4444
I love old vehicles. Watching Mad Men lately and really wishing I could wear the clothes, decorate with the furniture, and drive the cars! 
01 Feb 13 by member: JessWhatINeeded
Mmmmm.... Must be a "man thing" LOL 
01 Feb 13 by member: Sk1nnyfuture
Haha, Pam. It is gorgeous, DK. I'm loving the dark pearl green. Very classy.  
01 Feb 13 by member: Helewis
My Dad has a couple of project cars and trucks. He hasn't retired yet and hasn't gotten much time to work on them. Maybe in about a year. My mom nags on him about it, but overall, she tolerates it. She gets it that they are his hobby and keeps him out of her hair. :) 
01 Feb 13 by member: tglenna
All you guys and gals have to stay in shape so you're still around to see it when it's finished. I mean like, what's the point in showing you these pics now, if I can't bragg about the difference later? :)  
01 Feb 13 by member: DairyKing
Lol... Sounds like I plan I intend to keep DK!  
01 Feb 13 by member: iamachristianjesusfreak
I'm excited to watch the progress! 
01 Feb 13 by member: erika2633
Ohh, ya, pearl green, with the sportster in the back. 
01 Feb 13 by member: Lizzygracemusic

     
 

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