Re: [MBZ] [Banned] Wet yourself cool!!!!

2006-01-02 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:27 PM -0800 1/1/06, redghost wrote: http://www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com/Tomlinson.htm Nce. :9 -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] we just got hammered

2006-05-01 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 7:30 PM -0500 4/30/06, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: BIG storm just blew thru, BAD winds, bending big trees almost over to the groud. Whew!! Caught a piece of it here about half an hour ago. Whew! -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] Reply if you are getting this message.

2006-06-06 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 11:34 PM -0500 6/5/06, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: Need to make sure everything is back online. Sorry, never saw the message. :D -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] OT, converting CD's to mp3

2005-09-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 7:02 PM -0500 9/26/05, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: Im sure I know the answer to this but have since forgotten, how do you convert CD tracks to mp3 files? Need to do this to upload CD/songs to my iWay. 1. Buy Mac. 2. Launch iTunes. 3. Insert CD. 4. Hit 'Import' button. -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] I think I should trade up

2005-10-30 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Do they make cinderblocks in that size? -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] wonder if this might be worth messing with

2005-11-11 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:16 PM -0600 11/10/05, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-200-Series-250S-T804023_W0QQitemZ4588936256QQcategoryZ6329QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Worth a C-note for the Euro lights. -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] have we seen this one before? What did we think? I think its nice

2006-02-11 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 7:18 PM -0600 2/10/06, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-300-SEL-3-5-1971-Mercedes-300-SEL-300SEL-Oklahoma_W0QQitemZ4611999575QQcategoryZ6330QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Worth at least $17K. Except for the gawdawful green Haime wet-dream interior.

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] any thoughts on our new look?

2006-02-20 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 12:47 PM -0500 2/20/06, Gary Hurst wrote: http://www.buymbparts.com/newdesign/index.html#http://www.buymbparts.com/newdesign/index.html Pretty slick. -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] homeschooling decisions

2008-01-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:36 PM -0500 1/17/08, Gary Hurst wrote: i don't know whether we should cover thucydides or gibbon for history. which you think is better for a 10 year old? I was reading Gibbon at 10, so that's what I'd go with. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new

[MBZ] Re: [Banned] OH MY GOD

2005-07-04 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Ye-es, that sums it up pretty well. -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] 108 List, ADMIN

2005-07-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:54 PM -0500 7/18/05, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: As you may or may not be aware, we created a 108 list for people who want to only talk about 108's, 109's etc and other old cars, and may or may not want all the traffic on the main list. Its just getting going so probably has not had any

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] a challenge for you engineers

2005-08-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:40 PM -0500 8/14/05, Luther Gulseth wrote: That's easy! Go down to wal-mart, pay $20 for a little FM synthesizer that plugs into any 1/8 stereo jack, fire it up, and tune your walkman in to the frequency. Don't redesign the wheel, just re-allocate it. (my pologies for mie badd spelin!)

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] random thoughts of a nerd

2007-09-08 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 6:11 PM -0500 9/8/07, Luther wrote: soon it will be 9/8/7 6:54:32 I was thinking that this morning... -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To

Re: [MBZ] New Arrival!

2007-02-15 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:51 AM -0500 2/14/07, TimothyPilgrim wrote: I can't help but gloat. I'm a daddy! Yay! Here he is! Gabriel Logan Campbell, born Feb. 10 at 11:31 am. 7 lbs 8 oz, 21 inches of perfection. Congrats! Er... Separated at birth? http://www.pbase.com/timothypilgrim/image/74293673

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] whole bunch or no reserve pismos on ebay

2007-03-29 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 9:10 PM -0400 3/28/07, Gary Hurst wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/T87-Apple-PowerBook-G3-Pismo-500Mhz-256MB-20Gig-Laptop_W0QQitemZ190095933181QQcategoryZ51042QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem haven't really given them any thought, but just searched because MMM was interested. probably best

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] anyone else having gmail troubles right now?

2007-06-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
No, because I don't use gmail. :D -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] here's why you don't want to get little hairs inside your digital slr

2008-03-01 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 11:07 PM -0500 2/29/08, Gary Hurst wrote: http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2006-12/1232495/IMG_0277.jpg Well, that's what Photoshop is for. :) -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] ok, how big a pos is this

2006-08-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 6:11 PM -0500 8/6/06, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: attatched are additional pics of rust Run, don't walk. -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] Are you watching myth busters right now?

2006-08-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:31 PM -0500 8/16/06, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: They just took apart a 126 300SD and rigged a big speaker inside it to see if they could blow the car up. Crap. And all they wound up doing is popping the sunroof off. I STILL want their job. -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] Oh yea,,,,,,

2006-09-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
1999 18:50:21 -0500 From: M. Mitchell Marmel [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [MBLIST] Rommel: The Horn Blows At Midnight. And Noon. And 10:45 AM. And... To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] is this worth anything?

2008-05-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 6:39 PM -0600 5/12/08, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Mercedes-Benz-300-Series-300se-K0584469_W0QQitemZ220234201088QQihZ012QQcategoryZ6330QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem At least $17k! -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] That's HEDLEY!

2008-05-29 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:19 PM -0700 5/29/08, LWB250 wrote: Harvey Korman just passed. Damn. http://www.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/TV/05/29/korman.obit/index.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJIh70IZua8feature=related He'll be missed. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] I'll buy lunch for the first person to guess....

2008-06-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:26 PM -0500 6/11/08, Luther wrote: What fell off of my SDL transmission when was lowered enough to partially clear the tunnel. No clues. Shifter bushing? -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor:

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] anyone know how to shrink straw hat?

2008-06-19 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:04 PM -0400 6/18/08, Gary Hurst wrote: and thoughts on how to shrink it? what about wearing it with an 80s style sweatband? Traditional method: Roll up a strip of newspaper, tuck it inside the headband. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts

Re: [MBZ] Selling a couple of cars

2008-07-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:57 PM -0500 7/6/08, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: One of you should buy one of them. Both are very nice. Having seen them, I concur... -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email

Re: [MBZ] Truly Epic

2010-12-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:21 AM -0800 12/23/10, LWB250 wrote: Without exception: http://www.clevescene.com/64-and-counting/archives/2010/12/22/absolutely-epic-1974-letter-from-cleveland-browns-to-a-fan LMAO! Beats the 'bedbug letter' all to hell! -MMM- ___

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] Brabus SV12R with Macloads of Stuff

2010-12-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:16 AM -0800 12/24/10, LWB250 wrote: Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zKQpbUjCJ8 I like Macs and MBs, but this is a bit much, even for me. ;D -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list

[MBZ] 107 Fuel Sender...

2008-07-29 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
1) Where is it located? 2) How much would a replacement run? -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] If it bleeds, it leads, was: Re: OT: Obama Quote while in Springfield, Missouri yesterday

2008-08-03 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 12:14 PM -0400 8/2/08, Allan Streib wrote: I stopped watching all that crap about 2 years ago. I was something of a news junkie before then. Overall I think I have a much better outlook on life. Happy ignorance? Maybe. My mom still has CNN on almost 24x7 and she worries about everything.

[MBZ] 107 SLC Rally Car Q

2008-08-03 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
So, I was nosing about on eBay and saw this: http://cgi.ebay.com/Minichamps-1-43-MB-W107-450-SLC-5-0-Rally-79-6-Winners_W0QQitemZ170245618926QQihZ007QQcategoryZ14736QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Now, I can figure out pretty much everything else on this model (i.e. the red stripes are

[MBZ] Wanted: 107 Driver's Side Kick Panel...

2008-08-13 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
The underdash one. Anyone got one to spare? Color irrelevant. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Wanted: 107 Driver's Side Kick Panel...

2008-08-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:49 PM -0500 8/13/08, Loren Faeth wrote: Don't have a panel. Need Driver's side 107 trim strips myself! I'll keep an eye out. Need any fender trim? I'm leaving mine off, as the new silver paint looks better without them. :) Just wanted to say Howdy MMM! Long time no posts. Hidy! :)

Re: [MBZ] [Fwd: Are You an Obama Fan]

2008-08-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:01 PM -0400 8/13/08, andrew strasfogel wrote: Moronic, stupid, unfunny, ad hominen attack. I hope you're all proud of yourselves.. Why...yes. Yes, we are. :D -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor:

Re: [MBZ] OT - B-70, B-52, B-1, etc.

2008-08-20 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 7:26 PM -0400 8/19/08, Wilton Strickland wrote: I flew a LOT of LOW level; I pounded my students all the time about the altimeter - ya can't get much airspeed spread over the side of a hill. Altitude above you, runway behind you and fuel back at the airport... ;) (three most useless things

Re: [MBZ] Wanted: 107 Driver's Side Kick Panel (pics attached)

2008-08-20 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 4:27 AM -0500 8/15/08, M. Mitchell Marmel wrote: At 4:54 PM -0700 8/14/08, Rocketman wrote: Actually, it's a molded bit with vents and such... -MMM- -- That is completely different than mine All I have is a slad with the hood latch

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] How my day went from good, to bad, to good, to bad, to really bad, to really really bad, to nightmare

2008-09-02 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Congrats! Hope Regina, Spencer and the 190D are doing OK by now... -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] pics of the little one

2008-09-08 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 9:08 AM -0500 9/7/08, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: I know people dont care about pics of other peoples kids, but here they are anyway. Enjoy. http://www.okiebenz.com/spencer/spencer/ This one needs to be on the front page of the website:

Re: [MBZ] Charlie's Benz gets him in trouble

2008-09-19 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:34 PM -0400 9/18/08, andrew strasfogel wrote: Baloney. No 1972 Mercedes sedan (other than a 600) is worth $12 K. IT'S WORTH AT LEAST $17K! Just ask Hursty. :D -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor:

Re: [MBZ] What about you?

2008-09-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:25 PM -0400 9/20/08, Bill R wrote: I am looking at an absolutely ridiculous electric bill for last month. I used the same amount of electricity as the same month last year, but my bill is much higher due a fuel surcharge. A normal Summer electric bill for the house and apartment would be

Re: [MBZ] Warning from Comcast

2008-09-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 2:25 PM -0400 9/21/08, Bill R wrote: Just got a 'warning' from Comcast that any residence using more than 250 GB /month of bandwidth will be blocked as it degrades the service of everyone else. To use that much would require @ 50 million 5 kb emails, 62k+ songs downloaded or 125 2GB movies a

Re: [MBZ] What about you?

2008-09-21 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 2:26 PM -0400 9/21/08, Bill R wrote: I think that deserves more than one. I'd give you at least a ten for that. :D -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] stupid ebay sellers

2010-07-13 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:38 PM -0500 7/12/10, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: With all the stupid rules ebay has come up with, I sure wish they would do something about this sort of thing They have. It's called 'advanced search'. Nuke a couple seller names, and you remove the chaff.

Re: [MBZ] holy crap, this is got to be the roughest 115 I have seen, and the seller is on crack

2009-05-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 6:40 PM -0500 5/17/09, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: (snip) But it'll STILL end up at Okie Acres. Mark my words. ;D -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] holy crap did I turn a profit on this thing or what?

2009-02-01 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Assuming the buyer isn't from Nigeria, that is... -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT, equalizer V bass/treble

2009-02-01 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 6:08 PM -0600 2/1/09, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: OK, I assume that a equalizer is better than just bass and treble adjustments. I have never been able to quite figure out how to adjust an equalizer though. Seems I always have to play with it the whole time a song is going, then the next

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] IowaQ 2009

2009-02-07 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 9:15 PM -0600 2/6/09, Wonko the Sane wrote: Anyone interested? Jefferson, Iowa. I will be earlier this time, probably late June or early July. Way too late and cold last time. And to think we delayed for a guy who didn't even show up. We might even get (cough) some Des Moines folks this

Re: [MBZ] computer question

2009-07-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:53 PM -0400 7/26/09, Gary Hurst wrote: i have a bunch of old analog cassette tapes in the garage i'd like to go through and then digitize anything worth saving before i throw them away. any suggestions? http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ -MMM- ___

[MBZ] Magic Eraser magic was: Re: Latest Project - NOT MB

2009-08-30 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 4:01 PM -0700 8/29/09, LWB250 wrote: Just posted some pics of my latest project - a Williams Doozie pinball machine. http://gallery.me.com/dpenoff#100109/DSC_0252bgcolor=black I just realized that the Williams W, upsidedown, looks just like the Motorola M. ;D Want to know what takes

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] OT - Who Knows Furnaces?

2010-01-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 3:32 PM -0800 1/8/10, LWB250 wrote: I would be interested in anyone's input if they have any direct experience with such furnaces or know someone who does B2 is the resident HVAC expert; he does that for a living. Not sure if he's signed on with his new email addy yet, so I'll

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] wonder how much this thing is worth

2010-01-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:22 PM -0600 1/18/10, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: I am interested, but not sure if its worth very much Worth at least $17k! -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Here's a MB I have never seen before

2008-10-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 1:37 PM -0500 10/16/08, Donald Snook wrote: It's a 116 450SEL wagon. I want it. Sure! Then chop off the wagon section, put on a Six-Pak camper shell and ya got something, there. :-} -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list

[MBZ] Marxism was: Re: OT - Joe The Plumber

2008-10-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:17 PM -0500 10/17/08, Wonko the Sane wrote: Actually, I want Marxism to reflect what Marx actually said. Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much

[MBZ] El Camino 107? was: Re: Here's a MB I have never seen before

2008-10-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 7:53 PM -0500 10/17/08, OK Don wrote: The SLC, with the extra 7 (?) would be very nice to that. You shoulda suggested that BEFORE I had the guy repaint it. Oh, well. :-} -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Is Barack Obama a US Citizen?

2008-10-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Tangentally, what are the rules of succession in cases like this? And what if a President-elect is unable to serve? The Wiki on the subject is kind of unclear... -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor:

Re: [MBZ] El Camino 107? was: Re: Here's a MB I have never seen before

2008-10-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:23 AM -0500 10/18/08, Kaleb C. Striplin wrote: did you have it painted? Got pics? Astral Silver. Not yet, no. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL

Re: [MBZ] Marxism was: Re: OT - Joe The Plumber

2008-10-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 2:00 PM -0400 10/18/08, Gary Hurst wrote: that's a marxism we can all subscribe too! You bet your life! :) i think there is a decline in interest in the marx brothers. is duck soup maybe too complex for all but the very brightest americans? i think mack sennett and hal roach might

Re: [MBZ] OT: Is Barack Obama a US Citizen?

2008-10-19 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 9:24 AM -0400 10/19/08, LarryT wrote: why does obama refuse to wear the US flag lapel pin? He doesn't want people thinking he's a Republican. :-} -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] Behold the detailing God

2013-03-31 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 3:14 PM -0400 3/29/13, Dan Penoff wrote: The recovery job this guy does on a 126 is simply amazing: http://www.autopia.org/forum/click-brag/121395-86-mercedes-turbo-diesel-27-hours-polishing-barry-theal-presidential-details.html DANG. -MMM- ___

Re: [MBZ] [Banned] Today's BAT Crackhead

2013-05-04 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:23 AM -0400 5/4/13, Dan Penoff wrote: Uh, yeah, right: http://bringatrailer.com/2013/05/03/seller-submission-1967-mercedes-benz-230s-2/http://bringatrailer.com/2013/05/03/seller-submission-1967-mercedes-benz-230s-2/ Well, if he knocked the 1 off, maybe. I mean, didn't even fill in the

Re: [MBZ] Longest words and Yodelling

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 5:22 AM, Hans Neureiter diese...@gmail.com wrote: and the bloomers that guy wears would be Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellsch**aftskapitänskugelschreibertint** enfachgeschäftsführerunterhosen. Endless indeed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDPqB9i1ScY Johann

Re: [MBZ] F-35B Ship Suitability Testing

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 1:48 PM -0400 6/2/13, rdeaf...@aol.com wrote: _F-35B Ship Suitability Testing - YouTube_ (http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Ki86x1WKPmEfeature=colike) I still think it looks like a cicada. And how well would this stuff work under fire? -MMM- ___

Re: [MBZ] OT - Coffee stuff FS

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 1:44 PM -0700 6/1/13, Greg Fiorentino wrote: There was some very strong feelings about coffee in Germany in the early 1700s. J.S. Bach even wrote about the craze in The Coffee Cantata. As opposed to PDQ Bach's Sanka Cantata... ;-) http://www.schickele.com/composition/sanka.htm -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] OT A Reminder

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:34 AM -0700 6/8/13, Greg Fiorentino wrote: As I have taught my children: violence is NEVER a good solution. (But sometimes it is the ONLY solution). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XazOmi4yIbU A riot is an ungly thing... undt, I tink, that it is chust about time ve had vun!

Re: [MBZ] A Sad Ending

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:02 PM +0930 6/9/13, Hendrik and Fay wrote: We had one joker over here who put a Japanese motor in a 201 and then to top it off put a Merc star on top of the Japanese motor. That's when I lost it. Hendrik who has a pure Benz Ha!

Re: [MBZ] On the road again] and a new issue

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 6:55 AM -0400 5/25/13, Dwight Giles wrote: Yes, Marshall used to say to check the firewall behnd the battery for rust and leaks on a 123. And DON'T forget to CHECK the FUSES! :-} -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to

Re: [MBZ] Deaf dog owners

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 10:28 AM -0400 6/9/13, WILTON wrote: How is it that so many dog owners seem to be deaf to the relentless, incessant barking of their dogs. I like hearing my neighbors' dogs barking. Means they're on the job. And it's usually because my cats are teasing them, so I figure it's only fair.

Re: [MBZ] A Sad Ending

2013-06-09 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:55 AM -0400 6/9/13, Mitch Haley wrote: Hendrik and Fay wrote: We had one joker over here who put a Japanese motor in a 201 and then to top it off put a Merc star on top of the Japanese motor. That's when I lost it. 30 years ago I wanted to put a Japanese motor in a Fiat. I would have

Re: [MBZ] you know you want this

2013-06-11 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 8:41 AM -0400 6/11/13, Rich Thomas wrote: http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/accessory/title-Illuminated_Star/id-OEMPartNo:AQ1110 Affirmative action comes to Stuttgart. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] My experience -- a datum point

2013-06-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:38 PM -0400 6/10/13, Dan Penoff wrote: I put Randy's daughter through college and even paid for him to attend StarFest in Milwaukee. If he wasn't on the left coast I would probably still buy from him. Good guy. Agreed. He helped keep my /8s et cetera on the road...

Re: [MBZ] New driver seat is in wow

2013-06-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 4:23 PM +0930 6/12/13, Hendrik and Fay wrote: I pull an engine apart and put it back together and get nothing, someone undoes 4 bolts and swaps a seat in and get standing applause. Well, SURE! Any schlub can rebuild an engine, but we all know how much fun removing seats is. Well that's

Re: [MBZ] New driver seat is in wow

2013-06-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 11:40 AM -0400 6/12/13, WILTON wrote: BTW, 'just remembered: I used to have B-47's and jet engines lying all over the hanger floor; put 'em back together; worked fine; never got an ATTABOY nor decent pay for it. ;) Have a belated ATTABOY on me, then! ^.^ -MMM- who always liked the

Re: [MBZ] New driver seat is in wow

2013-06-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 12:01 PM -0400 6/12/13, WILTON wrote: him, If I find such as that again, the wrenches will be MINE. 'Came back from lunch and found the wrenches in offending/dangerous position again, therefore, wrenches still in my tool box. Good man. -MMM- ___

Re: [MBZ] New driver seat is in wow

2013-06-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 11:45 AM -0400 6/12/13, Dan Penoff wrote: Yeah, just be sure you're not wandering around in any Goodwill stores around there. You could be dealt a crushing blow! What, I could find a Nobel Prize? -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts

[MBZ] Let's Play Homeland Security Haiku! Was: Re: OT: Things that make you say hmmmm

2013-06-12 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 9:27 AM -0700 6/12/13, Curt Raymond wrote: http://m.funnyordie.com/videos/ba0cc80eec/nsa-wiretapping-public-service-announcement Okay its satire but they do kind of have a point...

[MBZ] OT: Norfolk Southern, What's Your Function?

2013-06-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Busby Berkeley meets Casey Jones meets Schoolhouse Rock... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OL_V_y2zYR4 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] New driver seat is in wow

2013-06-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:03 PM -0400 6/13/13, Gerry Archer wrote: What's the connect between the (Australian designed?) Canberra and B-47s if any? They both had wings, jet engines and were flown by the Air Force, as the B-57 by the latter. Oh, and each had a 7 in there somewheres. :D -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] New driver seat is in wow

2013-06-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 7:39 PM -0400 6/13/13, Gerry Archer wrote: My mistake. Must have been confusing the B-57 (Canberra) with the B-47. http://www.americancombatplanes.com/b57_1.html http://www.planesofthepast.com/b47-stratojet.htm?gclid=CNSa8JqZ4rcCFWYV7AodWlAAlA (reads B-57 history on Wiki interestedly)

Re: [MBZ] I think its the end

2013-06-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 4:35 PM -0500 6/14/13, OK Don wrote: Kaleb, how many cars do you have for Curt to choose from? A whole yardful, of course! :D -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] I think its the end

2013-06-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
In some circles, it's called an embolism. :) On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Mitch Haley m...@voyager.net wrote: Air in a liquid cooling circuit would be a circulatory problem, right? Mitch. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to

Re: [MBZ] letting Gary back on the list?

2013-06-19 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Give the lad another shot. On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 10:02 AM, G. M. Brown g_010...@hotmail.com wrote: I'll second that. G. M. Brown Brevard, NC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] The Dream Is Over

2013-06-20 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 1:54 AM -0700 6/18/13, Zoltan Finks wrote: I'm tempted to remain on the list in case I need any OT advice on anything. Stick around. I had a three year Benzless hiatus, but I stuck around the Other List for the grins and 'cause I could offer the occasional nugget of advice... -MMM-

Re: [MBZ] Fw: 1967 Mercedes 250-S Project Car - $995 (East Bridgewater, Ma)

2013-09-18 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 1:32 AM, Alex Chamberlain apchamberl...@gmail.comwrote: I have a sudden craving to buy this and drive it home (only 400 miles): http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/ctd/4064812140.html Well, if you do, I have some nice Euro headlights for it... ;)

[MBZ] Insurance Big Brother Widget?

2013-09-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Had a fender-bender in late February, and my insurance rate shot up sharply now that it's time to renew. I have an opportunity to cut my insurance rates in half by having one of those Big Brother widgets attached to the OBD-II in the E420 for a few months. Opinions? Has anyone tried this?

Re: [MBZ] 3-pointed star

2013-09-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
It's true! :D On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 8:10 AM, m...@voyager.net wrote: Anybody else read B. C. today? Thanks. Hadn't read it in years, since local paper dropped it. http://www.gocomics.com/bc#.UkQxtdSoC9I ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search

Re: [MBZ] Supercub lands at 11, 000 feet . . . no landing strip either!

2013-10-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
What the Okie said. -MMM- On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 6:45 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.netwrote: Wow ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Somebody needs this Jeep!

2013-10-17 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Here's the deal, kids: This is a Jeep Cherokee. This is not a luxury SUV, or a maintenance-free disposable import. It has solid front axles, wind noise, and character. It's a Jeep. It rides like a Jeep. It drives like a Jeep. All of these are GOOD things. It is not new, it is not

Re: [MBZ] OT - No Sondy Tale, but BUFF Stuff

2013-10-19 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 4:06 PM -0400 10/19/13, WILTON wrote: So, you see, I literally froze my fanny off for Uncle Sam, and no, I did not claim a Purple Heart for it. Oh, by the way, I never stood around scratching the itch, either - I quietly and simply endured it. Thereby proving once again that military

[MBZ] DIN instrument panels?

2013-10-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Anyone know if anyone makes an instrument panel that fits in a radio DIN slot? It occurs to me that since the old analog phone in my E420 no longer works, I could scooch the radio into the bottom slot behind the door, scooch the A/C control panel down into the middle slot and put in some analog

Re: [MBZ] DIN instrument panels?

2013-10-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 5:12 PM -0500 10/26/13, M. Mitchell Marmel wrote: Anyone know if anyone makes an instrument panel that fits in a radio DIN slot? It occurs to me that since the old analog phone in my E420 no longer works, I could scooch the radio into the bottom slot behind the door, scooch the A/C control

Re: [MBZ] DIN instrument panels?

2013-10-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
1997 Sport model. On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 9:28 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:12:45 -0500 M. Mitchell Marmel marme...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone know if anyone makes an instrument panel that fits in a radio DIN slot? It occurs to me that since the old analog

Re: [MBZ] DIN instrument panels?

2013-10-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
No, mine's a W210. :) -MMM- On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 9:47 PM, Craig diese...@pisquared.net wrote: On Sat, 26 Oct 2013 21:33:30 -0500 M. Mitchell Marmel marme...@gmail.com wrote: 1997 Sport model. Aha! So it's not a W124. I have a W124 E420 and never saw any place to move the radio

Re: [MBZ] OT - a mess

2013-10-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
If that doesn't work, we use generic Lectric Shave soaked into chunks of Magic Eraser to remove paint at work. Works fine, doesn't damage plastic! :D -MMM- On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 10:33 PM, WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com wrote: Yep Wilt - Original Message - From: Craig

Re: [MBZ] it's off topic, but i'd like to point out

2013-10-26 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
I use a 1999 G3 Lombard as my main laptop on the road... -MMM- On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 10:47 PM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: this is good to hear. i don't think old things should be discarded simply because marketing types propping up consumerist society try to convince you to

Re: [MBZ] old macs

2013-10-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
Well, my current Mac Mini is a Core Duo, so it's pretty up to date. Even have two screens running on it. :) On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 12:15 AM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: i actually use mine for EVERYTHING, but i have the advantage of having a quad G5 with 8 gig, so no shortage

Re: [MBZ] old macs

2013-10-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 2:15 AM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: you run a second monitor how? HDMI output for one monitor, DVI for the other. -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] Fwd: old macs

2013-10-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 3:46 AM, Gary Hurst jabbahur...@gmail.com wrote: i don't get it. there is only one plug. you split it between 2 monitors? Nope. The newer Minis have two video outputs. One is DVI, the other HDMI. http://d.facdn.net/art/marmelmm/1373143359.marmelmm_gedc0287.jpg

Re: [MBZ] it's off topic, but i'd like to point out

2013-10-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 11:54 PM -0400 10/26/13, Gary Hurst wrote: basically to run an email client or it can do more than that? Email, limited Net access and iTunes, basically. In a pinch, I can do simple graphics work on it. i had a bunch of pismos i gave away to some kid Got a stack of junker Pismos in

Re: [MBZ] it's off topic, but i'd like to point out

2013-10-27 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 1:55 PM -0400 10/27/13, Gary Hurst wrote: yeah, i loved that pismo. had 2 or 3 working ones and a few parts ones. i wish someone built a machine like that today. i liked how you could either plug in a drive or an extra battery :) Yep! With two batteries in good nick, that thing would

Re: [MBZ] OT but important

2013-11-02 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 12:07 PM, Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com wrote: I think the recommended thing is to get scoped around 50, then future scopings are based on how things look the first time out. From there I believe they say every 10 years if things look good. My GP has been bugging me

Re: [MBZ] OT but important

2013-11-02 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel
At 12:05 PM -0700 11/2/13, G Mann wrote: As distasteful as it is.. do it on schedule... it beats dying of colon cancer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N0w2rORwSc -MMM- ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

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