Optimus 9

Discussion in 'Optimus No:9' started by RonPH, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Metropolitantrout

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    Outstanding Ron! :D/ That design seems to be so many years ahead of it's time. I wonder why they only made it for a few years? Cost? Competing interests of WWII? Too specialized? :?: :?: :?:

    Look forward to seeing future flame shots! =P~
     
  2. Kristian123

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    Why does noone make these anymore?!?!??!? ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) :doh: ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)
     
  3. Doc Mark

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    Good Morning, Ron, and All,

    Thought I'd post a note on good fortune. Though I have coveted a decent Optimus #9 for many, many years, and still seek one, I could not be happier for your good fortune in finding this stove, Ron!!! 8) :thumbup: :clap: :D :D :D Whatever you choose to do with you #9, I will enjoy it through your experience with it!!! If you end up passing it on, I will pass my enjoyment on to whomever becomes the new owner! One thing I very much appreciate about the over-all Stove Community, is the fact that I know I'm not the only one who feels this way! Would I like to have already found my OWN #9? Without question!!! That will either happen, or not, and either way, does not effect my sincere happiness when another Stovie, like Ron, stumbles onto such a stove Holy Grail as this #9!!!

    I remain a proud and humble member of the community of true Stovies, friends, all, in all good fortunes, and helpers in times of need!! Well done, Ron; well done, Stovies!!! Take care, and God Bless!!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc
     
  4. hikin_jim

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    Oh. My. Goodness. An Optimus #9. I figured they'd all be fast in the hands of collectors and would only go for four figure prices. Congratulations, Ron. What an amazing find.

    HJ
     
  5. hikerduane

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    Congrats Ron! I forgot about the #9, so cool!!!
    Duane
     
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    Excellent find. Wow!
     
  7. Spiritburner

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    Congratulations Ron! Like Doc always says the stoves are out there if you look for them. I missed a corker recently but I wasn't looking! You've got to be in it to win it!

    Good to see one turn up that side of the pond too - that's got to give a whole lot more folk hope of finding one.
     
  8. RonPH

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    Thanks Ross. Who knows lightning may strike 2x :shock: and as some say I hit the jackpot, motherlode, whatever.

    Ron