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#1 Old 08-16-2011
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This is my first SLK, but I've owned several MBs going back 45 years and my first MB, a 180 sedan, followed by a 1970 280SE I wish I still had, a '66 230SL, a '79 300CD, and '81 240D, an '81 380SL, an '05 Sprinter van, an '02 C320 Wagon and now the '03 SLK230.

Still have the last 3 Benzes above.

Retired airline pilot baking in the Texas sun these days after 20 years freezing in Alaska and getting soaked in WA State (where it rained 101 days in a row one year).

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Welcome from Ottawa Canada...from a recent SLK buyer and airline flyer (767). Who did you fly for? Alaskan?
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Welcome from Phx. I had a 180 Ponton 71 280se 70 250c 75 240d 82 240d. Always wanted a 300 Cd love the way the car looks wish i never sold my 250c. Don,t feel bad been baked i have not dropped the roof on my R170 in 2 month.
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Waxahachie, TX, wow, I'm on the west side of Fort Worth, near the bomber plant. We may have to do enchaladas some afternoon.
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Welcome from Ottawa Canada...from a recent SLK buyer and airline flyer (767). Who did you fly for? Alaskan?
USAF, Braniff International, Northeastern International, and finally retired from Alaska Airlines (So far their pension checks are even cashing OK).

The middle two went bankrupt, and the first one (USA is probably close to bankrupt.

C-141, B-727, DC-8, MD-80, B-737

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I'm a new member here as well, this site is a great resource, and everyone is willing to help!
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