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Old Things That Still Work (24 pics)

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Bolex - 16mm film camera from 1969 that I use all of the time.

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Sears craftsman rear tine tiller, still running strong after half a century. Might be time for a new coat of paint soon tho eh?


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I’ve been restoring my grandfather’s copper hammers and mallets. Left is what they all looked like before I started. Not finished yet but they’re not looking too bad for 70-year-old tools.


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1930s Westinghouse fridge, still works.


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Owned the moccasins on the left for 24 years. Their replacements are on the right.


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1972 Oster Regency Kitchen Center. I'm the 3rd generation owner. Used constantly, made banana bread with my kids this morning.



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My Dad’s Sabre saw from 1962. Just used it for cutting out a template.


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CPMC Champion air compressor owned since 1963, still works like a charm.


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A 1940’s Ronson Princess. It was my grandmother's and is now my daily driver.


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Buck Knives 104 Compadre, made in Idaho. Ceramic coated 5160 steel, full tang and a lifetime warranty. Now I want to go camping.


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My 1984 Stumpjumper Sport.



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Papa’s hat from WWII . Nana’s cigarette case.


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My parent’s Panasonic Microwave was bought in 1986 and still runs fine today (the lightbulb burnt out ages ago) it’s outlasted 3 refrigerators, a stove, a dishwasher, several coffee makers, and about a dozen toasters.


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Smith Corona LX900 Laminator. 25 years old or so…slow as sh*t, loud and obsolete. Laminates thousands of sheets a year and still going strong.


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Rio S30S Sport mp3 player, still works fine (had to put that tape on the backdoor 15+ years ago, so that tape kinda been there forever).


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1920s era Remington Model 12 in 22short, long and Long rifle. The rifle that has fed the family for 100 years.


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Used this juicer to make fresh orange juice for my parents when I was a child. Turning 51 today and juicer is still going strong.


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Found this today. With receipt dated 21.11.1982 cost$29.92 and it’s still working.


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If there is a Ferrari of the pans, I think this is the closest (Le creuset).


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My dad bought this 25 or 30 years ago, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down.


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There's a lot of love for cast iron and emmanel, but I love this ceramic pot. I think the food actually tastes better.


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My Fluke 8022A Multimeter. Used it today to check my car battery voltage. Still works like a champ!


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31 year old zippo lighter, still works.


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J Lawson of Glasgow 12 bore side by side, built in 1870 and still as reliable as ever in 2020!



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№1 Author: styopa (1 May 2020 00:55) Total user comments: 1426


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#10 is from what, 2015?
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№2 Author: Maxid (2 May 2020 19:32) Total user comments: 693


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Quote: styopa
#10 is from what, 2015?

If it really was made in Idaho, then it was made in 1947 or earlier. The company moved to San Diego, CA, in 1947.
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