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 Posted: Mar 12, 2020 08:46AM
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I had one delivered by Hugh.  
   took the long route.

Indiana to North Georgia to final drop in Charlotte.

When in Ga,  Hugh picked up a cleanout of parts  The van was more loaded than the trailer.   When Delivered, i needed an a+ Distrubutor... Guess who had one on hand in the van.   SOLD

 Posted: Mar 12, 2020 07:27AM
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Time for some Hugh “Stories”.............

As Hugh ( Dr Mini) was well known to everyone in the mini community because of his mini hauling service, folklore stories are rampant-

Hugh was never known to have expensive equipment ( other than when he had the two new F150 pickups) but that story is best left unanswered-

several years ago Hugh delivered a yellow moke to me in Niagara Falls NY. I  had bought it as an unfinished project in MD, it was painted yellow but all in parts, it came with a crappy looking 848cc engine and tranny removed from the moke, Hugh asked me what l was going to do with the engine and as l had a fresh 998cc on hand, told him l wouLd probably sell it, Hugh said how much, l said $100.00 Hugh said $50.00, SOLD !

I was sending a gold moke to Aaron ( Metalwright)  in Illinois and Hugh was taking it out that day. 

Well Hugh pulled in driving a little Tracker pulling his dual axle trailer, but had no place on the trailer for the engine, no problem, he had us help him lift the engine onto the trailer hitch and he lashed it on to the frame ahead of the trailer, well this weight made the Trackers front end pop up, not pretty but Hugh and his Nephew left Niagara Falls NY , played tourist in the Falls for a couple days then drove to Illinois and completed the delivery.


Aaron still has that moke today

And the moke l got in MD, sold it twice, bought it back, sold it in CT, now for sale for $100,000.00, ( l S*** you not)

There are many more of these stories out there

Big AL









Niagara Ontario Canada

 Posted: Mar 8, 2020 06:04AM
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Great to hear you are home. I've known you for a long time and know that when you set your mind to do 
something, you do it. I as well as all your friends are rooting for you.

 Posted: Mar 7, 2020 06:36AM
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It's great to hear you are home!

Doug L.
 Posted: Mar 6, 2020 05:57PM
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Yes finally home after 3 months. It's great to be home! Slept in my own bed last night and it was the best sleep I've had since I went into the hospital. Still have about 3 weeks to get my protein levels up so I can qualify for chemo. Keep praying, as I am still not ready for the treatments that will save my life.

"Retired:  No Job, No Money, Wife and I!  Will travel anywhere for Minis"

 Posted: Mar 5, 2020 05:41PM
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Hugh is home today

Will start chemo shortly

Prayers welcome


Big AL

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 Posted: Feb 29, 2020 07:07AM
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I can't stand it.

 Posted: Feb 29, 2020 07:05AM
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He must be getting stronger, he is posting more crap Democratic rhetoric on Facebook !


Big AL

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 Posted: Feb 28, 2020 07:21PM
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Any update on Hugh?

 Posted: Feb 19, 2020 08:27AM
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We're rooting for ya!

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

 Posted: Feb 19, 2020 05:26AM
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Well gang, I'm getting stronger and hopefully sounds healing. My internal wound from the surgery has to be completely healed before they will give me chemo. I will be re-evaluated on Feb 26 for that. Praying that everything is healed and they will allow me to go home. Chemo is only done as out patient. If I don't make this time, I will only have until the end of March to be eligible. After 12 weeks from surgery if I'm still not healed, they said I wouldn't get chemo period. Praying for healing.

"Retired:  No Job, No Money, Wife and I!  Will travel anywhere for Minis"

 Posted: Feb 14, 2020 09:23AM
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$1850.00.............

Thanks Mark, I also spoke to Hugh, we are all pulling for him


Big AL

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 Posted: Feb 14, 2020 09:19AM
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Sarah and I spent a little time with Hugh today. He looks good and sounds good. He is making progress with rehab. He needs to be totally healed by the end of March to be a candidate for chemo. Please keep praying for this icon in our world of Minis. It’s working !

 Posted: Feb 10, 2020 08:36AM
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$1750.00.........

While we we sit and watch February pass us by , Hugh continues his slow recovery in a VA hospital in Kingsport TN

His weight has dropped from 396 down to 319 but his recovery will take longer than expected

So we are keeping the GO FUND ME account open and even though we have raised more than enough to purchase the 1275cc engine, he will need more financial support from his friends to cover extra costs that will keep popping up

Please do what you can , no matter the amount


Big AL

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 Posted: Feb 9, 2020 12:59PM
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Thanks Peter

 big AL

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 Posted: Feb 9, 2020 12:13PM
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I want to help out but can't find the "campaign".  Can you give another link because I can't sign in with facebook and can't figure out how to get there.

Never mind. Found it.

Peter - 65 UK Moke , 63 Healey 3000, 60 Bugeye Sprite, 01 BMW M Coupe.  email:  

 

 Posted: Feb 8, 2020 02:06PM
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Thanks Terry


 Big AL

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 Posted: Feb 8, 2020 12:11PM
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Found it

 Posted: Feb 8, 2020 09:56AM
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$1600.00

Remember, Hugh single handily put on the Mini Meet East Show in Chattanooga TN when everybody else backed out of doing it

A great show


Big AL

PS - Did l Say l won Best of Show ?

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 Posted: Feb 8, 2020 06:37AM
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How bout some of you west coast guys pony up ?, Hugh sure hauled lots of minis out to California and back

Remember, this “ GO FUND ME. “ deal was NOT Hugh’s idea , just some of his friends trying to help out a true mini friend in his time of need

 BIG AL

 PS , l still don’t like Hugh’s political stand-

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