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The other day a friend gave me a stack of "CARS & PARTS" mags from 1971 to 1975 and look at February 1971 volume 14 no. 5 under Clubs and activities I found a listing for Durant, Star, Flint, Frontenac, Rugby. Join the fast growing owners club. Dues $5.00 yearly for roster of owners, parts sources, newsletters, etc. Contact: GARY KAUFFMAN, 7614 Langdon St. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111. nice job
Where Are You From? Utah
Do You own a car built by Durant? '29 M4
Hey Don, that fossil is still around, as a matter of fact spoke to him Friday night. In the Durant Motors Automobile Club genealogy, he is the father of the tree I guess you'd say. Started the whole thing with a trip to Hershey with a sign saying something like "what the !@#$ is a Durant"! The original club newsletter was mimeographed. If you remember what a mimeograph is then your old.
Where Are You From? Oviedo, Florida
Do You own a car built by Durant? Yes
I have a nice looking, hand crank mimeograph that I've been saving. We could use it in the DMAC Museum one day. All we need is a mannequin of Unkel Gary, in a diorama, cranking out the first Durant newsletter !!
Where Are You From? Texarkana, TX
Do You own a car built by Durant? Several
I think Gary's original news letter was done on a "Ditto" machine. Remember the old blue lettering that smelled so good! Ah the good old 60's !!
The covers where recycled manila file folders. Remember Gary was a teacher, so he used what was available.
I still have some of my original publications......
See Y'all in NC.....
Where Are You From? Hookstown Pennsylvania
Do You own a car built by Durant? a bunch
I have all the newsletters, magazines from the various Durant clubs back to 1973 when I first joined. And yes, lots of the old blue duplicating machine paper. The file is about 3 1/2 feet long right now. I refer to them lots. I have a bit of an index so that if I need some advice on some repair, I can quickly go right to it rather than look through 40 years of the original publications. Lots of interesting stuff.
Where Are You From? Lundbreck, Ab. Canada
Do You own a car built by Durant? 3 Durants and a Star
HELLO FELLOW DURANTONIANS.....
SPEAK POLITELY....THAT OLD GUY HAS EARS AND EYES.....
THANX FOR THE MEMORIES....
Where Are You From? Penna
Do You own a car built by Durant? star trg