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nlester
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You might find this interesting. Page from Sears catalog.
https://www.searsarchives.com/products/q ... p_1964.htm

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Awesome!

Not being quite that old, i do remember flipping through those massive catalogs when they wiuld come in the mail.....hours on end. :lol:
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And you could mail order a gun and have it delivered to your houseback then.
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:USA1: Not so cheap for 1964, I was making 105$ a month then. :lol: Army pay.

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Hey - I think I saw that 14 HP motor on CL recently for $400.00. :)

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Post by lswoody »

That's really cool!!! I've got a Sear's catalog from 1908 and it has some cool stuff in it.

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Post by lovedr79 »

I can remember getting gander mtn and cabelas catalogs as a kid where u could orders guns, delivered to ur door.
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C.U. Fishin
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I've got 2 of the 7.5 motors they show there in the middle of the page. Mine are a bit older, one is a '59 & the other a '60. Scott-Atwater made them and badged them as Elgin for Sears and then were bought by McCullough corp. Good little motors, both of mine run and they really are easy to tote around.
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http://www.tinboats.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=13949

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I used to keep a Sears catalog in the outhouse.

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