Defender 110 in Dormont

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Re: Defender 110 in Dormont

Post by series guy » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:59 am

Where in Sewickley was this? I'll be driving through there Friday and I wouldn't mind driving past.
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Re: Defender 110 in Dormont

Post by Frobisher » Wed Jun 22, 2016 4:28 pm

It's on the Corner of Beaver and Nevin, but you'll need to make the right turn onto Nevin to catch it.

You can see it on google maps below, so it's been sitting for a while.

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.5365735 ... a=!3m1!1e3

Judging by the house renovation, he probably can afford to have his rover sit for a while while he drives something else.
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Re: Defender 110 in Dormont

Post by series guy » Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:33 pm

I know that house well. I spent a ton of time on the roof of that place.
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Re: Defender 110 in Dormont

Post by Frobisher » Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:19 pm

Judging by what is going on there now, it looks like a fella could spent a lot of time doing a lot of things.
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Re: Defender 110 in Dormont

Post by series guy » Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:02 am

I'm thinking that house used to be owned by Mr. Whitman. He was around 86-88 at the time and still put on a suit and tie and went into the office every day. Not sure if he worked for somebody of owned the business. He was a very pleasant guy. The house was obviously old but mostly original and not remodeled. Also obvious that the current owners plan to change that. The house is 3 stories and the top of the roof has a flat area around 25-30 feet square. We carried a 24 foot pic up onto the flat roof and cantilevered it out to one of the chimneys to do some repairs. I stood on the roof end while the boss walked the plank and did the repairs! Fun times.
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Re: Defender 110 in Dormont

Post by Frobisher » Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:21 pm

That's some gutsy stuff. Usually the captain doesn't walk the plank. It sounds like the place has changed hands.

What exact rig does that guy have there? It's obviously a 110 but where does it fit into the pedigree? The facelifted grill doesn't look quite right. The whole thing is hard to figure out, but it's still quite sharp.
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