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Old Things That Still Work (29 pics)

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My grandfather’s iron, it has never broke.

1 Old Things That Still Work (29 pics)

My 1988 Ariens GT20 with 60″ deck and the boy who will hopefully still be riding it when he's in his 30s.


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My grandfather’s drafting kit from Germany. Not entirely sure how old it is, but I still use it regularly. (Pencil and Protractor not original. Black padding added after original cork rotted away)


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Tivoli Audio, Henry Kloss Model One Radio. Manufactured in Feb. 2001. Purchased for $15 in thrift store about 10 years ago. Exceptional sound quality still! Have it tuned daily to WQXR classical radio, running 8-10 hours every day for years!


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Bought it 30 years ago when I got my first place to myself. It's seen a lot of use over the years and has needed zero maintenance. I cleaned up for the first time in a long time, and it looks practically new still.


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Peugeot pepper Mill. My parents have been using the same one for 20+ years.



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1995 Toyota Corolla. These things just can’t die. It still runs.


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Zip-Dee Chair is over 40 years old and still going strong. Did get reupholstered once fairly recently. They can still be bought new and make for lifetime camp chairs.


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This Juicit juicer from the late 60s is a champ. Just made 5 qts of juice!


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Wiss scissor from when my MiL worked in the garment district in 1980s NYC - still cuts perfectly.


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My +35 y/o fire truck that my son now plays with. It still has the orange shag carpet my father put on the seat to make it more comfortable.


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C Penney hot air popcorn popper. Purchased 1980. Still going strong. (Think it was made by Waring)


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Was told to post my grandparents desk here. (228 years old)


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Finally, all the thrifting has paid off.


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I bought this palette knife over 30 years ago and have created countless paintings with it.


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My 1965 Gillette Slim Adjustable - Built like a tank!


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After 15+ years of almost everyday use, I'm planning on replacing my old RM Williams boots.


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My go to, tried and tested solution to making boots (and belts, gloves... etc.) outlive their usual lifespan.


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Peugeot Pepper Mills - My dad's 30+ year old pepper grinder that works like a charm, next to my brand new one.


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IPod video, bought in 2005. Does this count?


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My BIFL Printer! A 1926 Chandler & Price


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My 20+ year old toothbrush (left) next to my wife’s 10 year old brush.


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My Weller Ps3d RS soldering iron gifted to me by my uncle before he past. Still going strong after 40 years & is my favorite soldering iron. Thank you uncle.


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My hunting camp Thermos. She may not keep it 100⁰F till 5pm anymore but she keeps it plenty warm for those early AM hunting session.


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Re-store had about 20 v1 steel case leaps for... get this... $5.00 each. I already have a leap but I bought 3 anyway.


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It finally happened!! After months of searching I finally found a mixer!


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My homie’s 1996 Toyota Tacoma.


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