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  1. #1
    Aug 2008
    Southern Michigan
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    Returned an old tool check

    I know it's not a big deal, but it's always cool to trace down some history when you can. I found this tool check last week, and although the house is long gone and the original owner has passed away I was able to track down his grandson (same initials), who's great-grandfather lived at that address. He was super excited to get it because he was very close with his grandpa and knew which shop it would have been a tool check for. Met up with him today on my lunch and gave it to him. Fun stuff, love this hobby.
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    Feb 2008
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  3. #3
    Mar 2007
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    Nice going, pg! Gotta love the history.

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  4. #4
    May 2009
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    Always rewarding when you can ID something and return it to the owner or family in this case. Nice job Griff!!
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  5. #5
    Jun 2013
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    Very cool Griff! Congrats.

  6. #6
    Oct 2015
    Jackson, TN
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    That's cool that you can return a piece of family history. Well done!
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  7. #7
    Oct 2011
    Keystone state
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    Well done sir

  8. #8
    That is so cool! WTG on a job well done! Go post it on Honorable mention.
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  9. #9
    May 2009
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    I voted Honorable Mention!
    Cool research and return!!
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  10. #10

    Jun 2014
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    That's awesome you were able to return the item.

    It's true; you really do gotta' love this hobby.
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