In a throwaway world here is a blog post about someone who would rather rebuild things than send them to the landfill. Randy’s contribution to the world should be measured not only in the number and variety of parts he’s rebuilt but also in the number of parts he has saved from the trash heap.
HE REBUILT HIS FIRST ENGINE, acquired for $25 from a classmate, nearly 50 years ago while a senior at Healy High School in Pierz. He recalls the deconstructed engine as a bit of a mess. But Randy was up to the challenge and successfully rebuilt the engine for his first car, a 1964 Chevy.
Fast forward to July 29, 2022. This past Friday, Randy clocked out of the job he’s held for the past 38 years and 10 months as an automotive machinist at a southern Minnesota auto parts store. A corporation purchased the business in early May and…
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