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Old 08-28-2018, 05:34 AM
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Needed to see this whole project after seeing the car in the most recent thread. So nice.....
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Old 08-28-2018, 02:16 PM
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Here are some better shots of the quality of the paint job

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It has been a while but I have been focused elsewhere as my Son LtCol Kevin Herrmann was killed on 6 Dec in the C-130 F-18 Mishap over the sea of Japan. Anyhow it was 10 degrees here on Monday and the car had been sitting for three weeks so I needed to get it moving. Of course it started right up, thank God for fuel injection. Just drove around the block a few times with the top speed of 30mph as the tires should not be out in this cold . It was good to get in it and the heater worked just fine.
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It has been a while but I have been focused elsewhere as my Son LtCol Kevin Herrmann was killed on 6 Dec in the C-130 F-18 Mishap over the sea of Japan. Anyhow it was 10 degrees here on Monday and the car had been sitting for three weeks so I needed to get it moving. Of course it started right up, thank God for fuel injection. Just drove around the block a few times with the top speed of 30mph as the tires should not be out in this cold . It was good to get in it and the heater worked just fine.
My condolences. God love him.
Hope the car breaks up the day a bit.
Best.
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So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
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I am very sorry to hear about the loss of Your son! My condolences to You and Your familly. This is very sad to hear, i wish You strength!
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It has been a while but I have been focused elsewhere as my Son LtCol Kevin Herrmann was killed on 6 Dec in the C-130 F-18 Mishap over the sea of Japan. Anyhow it was 10 degrees here on Monday and the car had been sitting for three weeks so I needed to get it moving. Of course it started right up, thank God for fuel injection. Just drove around the block a few times with the top speed of 30mph as the tires should not be out in this cold . It was good to get in it and the heater worked just fine.

My family is so sorry for your loss sir. God Bless you and your family. I will ask for prayers at my VFW meeting this weekend. I'm glad you got out in the car
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Old 01-24-2019, 06:46 AM
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Blessed are the peacekeepers. My deepest sympathy and sincere prayers to you ,your family and all that protect our country..
my best friend was killed in a car accident on his way to pick me up to go to a car show together. I inherited his corvette that I now. Cherish.shortly after that my WWII vet Father passed away.it's strange the healing properties of an old corvette,God bless you and your Family..
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Thanks for all the kind thoughts
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Kevin, so very sorry to hear about your loss. Like you, I too spent 30+ years flying and barely gave a thought to the danger involved. Now that my son is doing the same thing it is constantly on my mind. I have to remind myself constantly that like us, he is doing what he loves.

May God bless you and your family in this difficult time and may your heart and soul find peace and comfort in the coming days.
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Kevin, so very sorry to hear about your loss. Like you, I too spent 30+ years flying and barely gave a thought to the danger involved. Now that my son is doing the same thing it is constantly on my mind. I have to remind myself constantly that like us, he is doing what he loves.

May God bless you and your family in this difficult time and may your heart and soul find peace and comfort in the coming days.
Thank you I spent 27 trs in the USMC flying A-4M than Harriers, the thought of a midair while tanking was never thought of. Tell your son thanks for his service.
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Originally Posted by vstol View Post
It has been a while but I have been focused elsewhere as my Son LtCol Kevin Herrmann was killed on 6 Dec in the C-130 F-18 Mishap over the sea of Japan. Anyhow it was 10 degrees here on Monday and the car had been sitting for three weeks so I needed to get it moving. Of course it started right up, thank God for fuel injection. Just drove around the block a few times with the top speed of 30mph as the tires should not be out in this cold . It was good to get in it and the heater worked just fine.
My sincerest condolences to you and your family......
Working on something is the best thing in my eyes to keep your mind off of it.......it was when my Father passed suddenly ten years ago.

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Kevin, I'm so sorry to hear about your son. My prayers are with you and your family.
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Ahhh Kevin I am so sorry. When I saw new posts in your build thread I was not expecting to see this news. Prayers to you and your family and you will see your son again in a much better place!
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Kevin, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.
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