I've never served and looking back, I should have but I agree with you, the national anthem should bring everyone goosebumps. I've had the honor of singing the national anthem at a work function and the pride felt upon completion was indescribable.
Let's see I'm staring at the oil rack and the filters
Motorcraft qts 7.49/each
Motorcraft 5 qts 31.99/each
Motorcraft 5qt diesel 32.99(out of stock since last year)
Motorcraft gas engine oil filters 9.99
Motorcraft diesel oil filter 11.99(fl1995a) 24.99(fl2016w) or 21.99(fl2051s)
Love it! Bought the biggest and all accessories from home depot when they had a sale and 18/24 months no interest on their card. Not too heavy so it moves easily and all the lines and fittings seem pretty good. Once in a while I'll get a little fluid out of a fitting but nothing to be afraid of...
That was my plan when the market did the covid crash. Basically start investing into monthly paying dividends that could equal out to a third or fourth paycheck per month. The guy I linked in my previous post actually made a series of videos to receive a dividend every day of the year
I don't like alot of YouTube investors but this guy seems to have a pretty solid handle on stock advice. Cherry picked a few from various videos when I was looking for monthly paying dividends. GAIN and GLAD are the two I picked up and have been solid.
Edit: maybe we can convince the kid that...
Just finished these two taller cherry salt/pepper mills for my parents anniversary dinner tomorrow night. Both measure in at 10.5 inches tall. Definitely the most difficult project I've turned on a lathe. Pretty proud of these two pieces.
Parts availability for a rebuild would be something to consider when rebuilding. I know some of the rebuild kits have delivery dates of a month out at my job. If you can buy a running car with out the covid markup I would go that way.