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Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« on: April 20, 2015, 17:51:22 »
Please join me to wish Joe (ja17) a Happy Birthday we are all looking forward to see him at PUB 2015

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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2015, 20:48:32 »
Happy Birthday Joe!

I'm glad I've gotten the chance to meet you! Thanks!

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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2015, 21:07:23 »
Happy Birthday, looking forward to PUB  You have always been a great help, all the best.
Bob
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2015, 01:36:51 »
Happy Birthday, My Friend!

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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2015, 01:57:45 »
Happy birthday Joe!



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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2015, 03:52:30 »
Happy birthday Joe. 

Your sound advice to me alone is worth several+ years membership on this forum.

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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2015, 04:50:59 »
Happy birthday Joe! And many happy returns!
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2015, 06:18:35 »
Happy birthday Joe!
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2015, 07:43:13 »
Many happy returns!
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2015, 11:43:58 »
Happy birthday Joe.
Looking forward to meet you at PUB.
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2015, 14:42:54 »
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Joe!! As with the others, looking forward to seeing you at PUB this year.

By any chance going to Star Fest? Ted G and I are presenting. (restoration and driving tips)
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2015, 16:36:02 »
Happy Birthday!  Look forward to meeting you in person at PUB.


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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2015, 18:25:16 »
Happy Birthday Joe,

This gives me the opportunity to say thankyou for your help and advice.

Best wishes

Peter
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2015, 03:32:00 »
Thanks Everyone. The years march past much too fast !  John, yes I will be at Star Tech, I will be presenting also! See you there.

Joe
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2015, 03:39:57 »
Happy Birthday Joe
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2015, 08:55:40 »
Happy Birthday Joe

I have had the opportunity to communicate with you but your posts on the forum and on the Technical Manual have been a great help.

Cheers

Nirmal
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2015, 12:37:39 »
Seems like yesterday when I first spoke to Joe. That was back in 1980 when I was restoring my first 190SL, a very rusty car. Here's part of our conversation.

Joe A: '' I have better parts cars than this.''
Me: '' Yeah, I guess so. '' :(
Joe: '' It's really rusty but I think we can fix it.''
Me: '' Oh, good! '' ;D
Joe: '' I don't want you to think I have you over a barrel. I figure $2,500.00 to do it. ''
Me: '' OK. '' 8)

At that time there was almost no one working on these cars. People scoffed at them for any number of reasons but I wanted it done so Joe put it back together for me. I drove it until 1997 then I sold it.

Joe has always been a friend of mine since then; some 35 years. I've learned a lot from him and he makes even complicated things easy enough to understand with his common sense approach to repairs. He knows how to use the KISS method.

 Hats off to you Joe. Hope all is well with you and Mary and we will see you again soon. Happpy Birthday buddy. :) :) :) 
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Re: Happy Birthday Joe Alexander ja17
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2015, 00:12:23 »
Happy belated birthday, Joe, and thanks for all your help in the past!