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Old 03-14-2014, 02:24 PM   #1
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Found a bowtie on the ground at work..

Okay so I'm almost positive this wont fit into any other sub forum area on here(hoping I don't get chewed out again for posting in the wrong place). Anyways, I was at work one day and found a Bowtie that must of fallen off someone's beloved Chevy of course.. and so I picked it up and I'm not entirely sure what I want to do with it yet, but I want to make it into something, sand it, buff it.. perhaps plasti dip or paint and turn it into a Key chain...maybe put it on my sub box window so the LED's light it up, or some place else. Anyone with ideas let me know its a little big for a keychain... but I think using it in that term gives you the best idea as to what I'm looking to do with it. Here's a picture of what I found below.. Post up what you think I should do with it! Pretty sure it fell off of a newer Tahoe or pickup truck.

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Old 03-14-2014, 02:47 PM   #2
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Stick a clock on it and wear it around your neck.
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Old 03-14-2014, 02:58 PM   #3
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1 vote: led sub box window.
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:29 PM   #4
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sharpen the edges, chevy shank.
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:56 PM   #5
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Clear bra, clear bowtie, and clear pants... the emporer's new work uniform.
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Old 03-14-2014, 04:01 PM   #6
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stick it on a mustang!!!
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Old 03-14-2014, 04:10 PM   #7
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It's a sign. You must buy new Chevy immediately!
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Old 03-14-2014, 04:49 PM   #8
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Lol Funny you should mention sticking it on a mustang, I was tempted to put it on my co-workers ford f150 lmfao. He HATES chevy.. As for buying a new chevy, Mines already NEW!!!! lol. Keep posting ideas! the Sub box idea I kinda like, but wanna see what other creative minds can come up with!
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Old 03-14-2014, 04:59 PM   #9
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Old 03-14-2014, 05:00 PM   #10
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A while back, I found a section (200 sq. inches) of jet cockpit, from an F4 Skyhawk that crashed (pilot survived, in case you were wondering, thanks to a successful ejection). I've been trying to figure out somthing cool to do with that.
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:21 PM   #11
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Make a belt buckle out of it
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:44 PM   #12
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A while back, I found a section (200 sq. inches) of jet cockpit, from an F4 Skyhawk that crashed (pilot survived, in case you were wondering, thanks to a successful ejection). I've been trying to figure out somthing cool to do with that.
F4 Skyhawk? I thought the Skyhawk had an A4 designation, and the F4 was the Phantom.
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:54 PM   #13
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I would throw it away like I did with the ones I took off my Camaro.. LOL!!

I never really liked the bowtie emblem. Chevy and Ford could use an updated emblem, they have just become boring IMO!! Especially that ugly gold color..
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:55 PM   #14
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F4 Skyhawk? I thought the Skyhawk had an A4 designation, and the F4 was the Phantom.
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Old 03-15-2014, 10:38 AM   #15
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F4 Skyhawk? I thought the Skyhawk had an A4 designation, and the F4 was the Phantom.

Good catch... indeed, my error. I tried to post like an aviation "expert," and bungled it!

This one was on sort of training mission east of Barstow, CA, when a mechanical failure occurred (around 30 years ago). Pilot ejected, and the Skyhawk's flight terminated in a very rugged lava bed. Takes about 90 minutes of direct and deliberate hiking directly towards the GPS coordinates to get to it. Most of the plane is still on site (too difficult to remove), but we stumbled across the cockpit section about 1/2 mile from the wreckage.
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Good catch... indeed, my error. I tried to post like an aviation "expert," and bungled it!

This one was on sort of training mission east of Barstow, CA, when a mechanical failure occurred (around 30 years ago). Pilot ejected, and the Skyhawk's flight terminated in a very rugged lava bed. Takes about 90 minutes of direct and deliberate hiking directly towards the GPS coordinates to get to it. Most of the plane is still on site (too difficult to remove), but we stumbled across the cockpit section about 1/2 mile from the wreckage.
Cool. I was stationed at Edwards AFB a few years ago. IIRC, there's a couple of old wrecks like that around the base that weren't worth the time and effort to recover.
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Old 03-15-2014, 04:44 PM   #17
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take it too the edge of the earth and throw it over or will bring nothing but bad luck. just like the coke bottle in the movie "the gods must be crazy"
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Old 03-15-2014, 06:21 PM   #18
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It's one of those new Flow Ties!!!! Must have fallen off a Z/28
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