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Semaphore turn signal

Posted By Shifty Tuesday, June 28, 2011 5:29 AM
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 Posted Friday, July 01, 2011 7:56 AM
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Semaphores seemed to be more common on trucks in California. Was there a state law back then that was the reason for that?
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 Posted Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:07 AM
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In Germany in Army in '59 bought a '53 Opel 4-dr sedan.....it had semiphore turn signals the were built into the pillar between the doors.  We alled them mox-nix sticks...nox-nix = make no difference ....their use was very optinal and often the driver did the opposite of his/her signal anyway  ...LOL   Just like here in the States ...course here most signal what they just did, not what they are about to do.!

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 Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 5:12 PM
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Looks like a Safety Truck Signal #204.

 Made in Fresno, CA
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 Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:50 AM
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I sold this truck to a gold miner in Western Australia.I think he bought it because he liked the turn signal as no one seems interested in buying Federal trucks.

My wife says that I am not completely worthless and can always serve as a bad example.
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 Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011 3:38 PM
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Two of my toy trucks have semaphores and I used to drive a 48 Dodge flatbed dump with a semaphore.

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 Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011 2:33 PM
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lol peter i know what you mean i had a friend and she was a LARGE MARGE  lol for one xmas I gabe her a huge pair bloomers that the guy sells in fla with different signs on them  these had WIDELOAD on them she dam near beat on me for that gift lol
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 Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011 2:25 PM
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Side trip;

Seen on the back of a trailer,

Wide right turn...  but 

The picture was of a plus size women, riding a small tricycle, in a bikinie,  hold her arm up signaling a right turn....

It could have said Wide load too....  lol

I hope I explained it well enough ... but not get deleted!!!!

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 Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011 2:13 PM
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Park Olson (6/28/2011)
Since Leon mentioned John Evans, he was on the H.A.M.B. site recently talking about a recent purchase, A CORVAIR convertible................now back to our regular program,,,:rolleyes:


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 Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:57 AM
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Since Leon mentioned John Evans, he was on the H.A.M.B. site recently talking about a recent purchase, A CORVAIR convertible................now back to our regular program,,,:rolleyes:

I''m an expert now, I didn''t have anything left over this time.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:59 AM by Park Olson
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 Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011 10:41 AM
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Shifty, that is neat

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