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Old Things That Still Work (26 pics)

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Sony stereo set. Had it for 17 years!

1 Old Things That Still Work (26 pics)

50 year old Kalashnikov, works as good as new despite some cosmetic blemishes.


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Perfect working order Ansonia circa 1880ish.


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1976 Emerson Quiet Kool Wattwatcher. Inherited from my grandparents, cools better than the new ac wall units, but weighs 3x as much.


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Our 1930's GE refrigerator in our cabin has been running perfectly for over 40 years since bought the cabin. Aside from one day when installing new floors we have never unplugged it.


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1957 Sea King 5hp Outboard. Found it in my barn and figured it was grandpas. Works like new.



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Dads 1982 Triton portable bench saw. Not as powerful as modern bench saws, a little harder to square but never let me down.


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Hamilton Military-Issued Field Watch from 1982 (my birth year). Still looks and works great.


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These guys are at least 50 years old, have super sharp glass optics and look new. Definitely not made in China!


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Buck 301 Mfg between 1974-85 by Camillus, purchased by my grandpa (RIP), passed on to my father (RIP) and now on to me.


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1963 Singer 411G, made in West Germany. Runs like new.


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My 1960's Sunbeam 20-3 AG Toaster. My grandfather put a new cord on it in 1980 and gave it to my dad. I got it about 20 years ago. Still makes brilliant toast.


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Hanging baskets my dad made in the 1970’s. Still in use every year.


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My co-workers' truck. 1979 international S series. His first and only truck for his 38 year career. Original starter, alternator, motor and transmission.


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1999 Rawlings “Mark McGwire signature” first basemen’s mitt.


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1996 Craftsman 18HP twin 5-speed lawn tractor with a 42” cut. My father-in-law purchased it brand new off the Sears showroom floor and is still cutting both his lawn and my lawn. Drives like a top! No signs of slowing down.


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Pelouze Scale, 1956, used daily.


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My Dads 1989 built Eddie Bauer coffee mug.


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Hillary canvas tent from the 70’s.


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I see your Weber S-310 and I raise you a Weber Genesis Silver B from the Early 2000s I restored this year.


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1955 General Electric Vortalex Fan that my grandfather bought new and was later given to my father. After 65 years she still works and the only thing that was replaced was the power cord.


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15 years of loyal service of our old Oreck vacuum. I also used it through college.


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My grandfathers GE radio clock that he brought brand new in the 70s. Been working in the same house for 40 years.


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Took my cat to the vet today and realized this carrier has to be 30 years old. A hand me down from my grandma.


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Picked up a BIFL lawnmower today. 1983 Honda HR214. Still cuts like a champ.


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A late 40’s or 50’s Columbia Custom Deluxe, after sitting in a chicken coop for many years, it took some air in the tires and oil on the chain. It’s heavy, but built to last.



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