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I have 2 Large Wall Maps, displayed On a Wall in My living-Room. One of the World and One of the United States of America.
For Every Person whom has Ever Purchased One of Our Creations; I put a Colored 'Push-Pin' at their HomeTown! Each Pin Representing All those Brothers and Sisters, I have Helped. Multiple Persons, some 6-7 with-in the same Hometown, are Represented with One Pin.

Most of the Towns are Small, Out in the 'Middle of Nowhere', and can not be found on a Detailed Map. I have to use a 'Map Search Engine', to find Them. The Result,
There Are Hundreds of Pins on My Wall!! 2 Maps, Hundreds of Pins.
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I will try and post pics by the end of this weekend. I have fallen behind, and have 80-100 more pins to add, before photographing.

I Promise, It Will be Most Interesting!

Everyone can look at the Maps and Find the Pin That Represents Them!
The Cities and Names are Recorded in 5 'Books' of 'Quality Control Rosters'. Only the Cities and Towns are Indicated on the Maps, No Names are given.
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...I finished with the push pins a little while ago. I will post 17 pictures, so I can show segments as close-ups, some are clearer than others. Zoom-In at will, Enjoy!

These Locations are Indicated as Accurately as Possible using a Computer Search Engine. Nothing is Phoney, Nothing is Exaggerated! These ARE ALL of My Customer Contacts, to Date. First a few Keys:

1. The Color of the Pins Denotes Nothing, they came as a variety pack.
2. In this case...Size of the Pin-Head, Does NOT Matter! The Smaller Head Pins are used when a Larger Head will Not 'Fit', between Larger Headed Pins, to Point to a EXACT Location, as in a Suburb next to a Major City.
3. Most persons are Men, ages, Teenagers to as old 80+, a Few are Women. Many Buyers are a Business, Machine Shop, Speed Shop, etc.
4. Most all have purchased the Restrictor Plates, I started producing those as early as 2006. Next, The Modified Thermostats have taken off, in less than 2 Years of Modifying them. Last, The Bronze Pilot Bearings. The Bearings were Only Machined for Owners of Panteras, GT-40's and Other Custom applications.
5. The Brass Restrictor Plates were Machined Exclusively for the 351 Cleveland Engine Block, whether it was Stock or Massively Modified...(Bored and Stroked). They ALL Required 'The Restrictor' And the Correct Thermostat, to Close-Off the By-pass. Also! Interestingly! The Ratio of Vehicles 'Running' a '351' Cleveland, were in My Guesstimation, (as I was seldom informed as to What Vehicle the Person, Owned)...60% Panteras and 40% ALL OTHERS. I.E. Mustangs, Cougars, Torinos, Street Rods, Kit-Cars and All Other Customs, were Powered by the Infamous 351 Cleveland.
6. Because many persons live in the same town, 3, 5 people, even more, can be represented by a Single Pin.
7. On The World Map...Only ONE Pin Per Nation, But there are MANY Contacts in Each Country. Especially in the case of Australia and New Zealand.
8. The Pins with the LARGE ROUND Heads were the FIRST used. As I can No Longer get Them, I NOW use Pins that are the 'Standard' Push-Pin SHAPE. These represent the Most Recent Placement. The SMALLEST Round Headed Pins have been used all along and are still in use.

Just Please don't ask Me to come up with a Count Total, Locating the Pins were near Over-Whelming.

Now onto the Pictures! Sorry for the bad quality.

First...I wish to give My Deepest Thank-You to All of You who Helped Make This Enterprise a Success!!


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All Our Friends in Canada. There were many More! but their address was always...just 'CANADA' and a number. A Few listed a Provence.

Sal Paulo, Brazil
Johanusburg, South Africa

Fairbanks, Alaska

On This World Map...The Lone Pin in America is
Marlin Jack
Manteca, California


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A Lone Gentleman in the Philippines.

Australia...Only about 1/5 of all the Locations are Identified. Our Friends there, really Know their Clevelands and Build some of the Best Cars in the World!
New Zealand, Many Owners, and One Gentleman on the Island of Tazmania!


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Countless tiny towns. I Love them All.
I use to Drive Cross-Country, Non-Stop, a LOT, in the Early '70's.
Try Finding Fuel at 2:00 AM!
That's where I came up with "Running on Empty, Middle of Nowhere".
There was Only ONE Lone Place, Open All Night!! An Oasis of Light, in the Pitch Darkness; A Truck Stop called 'Middle America'! I was Stationed at Ft. Riley, KS in '72, Super Gas was $0.27 a Gallon! WE were 'Ticked' when the price 'Shot-Up' to $0.37, Over-Night. Those Great Times are Gone Forever!
Back to the Maps.


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One Gentleman way up North in Alberta, closest to the North Pole. I bet His Engine warms up evenly on Those Cold Mornings!
Seattle! It gets Cold There, too. I Know! I took 'Boot' up there in November of '69 to February '70. Ft. Lewis, WA. Out on the Rifle Range, Laying on Mats, on Ice and Snow, Qualifying with M-14's and M-16's, in Prep for the Nam.


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Originally posted by Kid:
Cool Cool

Guess Belgium must be about as "BIG" as one of your pins Big Grin

Hi Kid!
No Problem! I am going to replace 'Your' Pin with a Smaller Pin, Take Another Picture, a Close-Up, and Post the Photo Here by this Afternoon!
Also! I'am going to add 'Super' Close-Ups of Major Areas of the USA. So we can All, read the Map.
And, ofcourse, as sales continue, I will be adding More pins, 2 More Today!

Thank You

Here You are Kid! Brussels, Belgium!

Surprisingly...No One in Italy...Yet!


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...Adding, Will Always be in the Order as I Receive them:

Mulvane, KS
Sacramento, CA
Orange, CA
Becker, CA
Stamford, CT
Green River, WY
Ryder, ND
Blaine, MN
Sartell, MN
Green Bay, WI
Ringwood, NJ
Everett, WA
Sweet Grass, MT
Sarasota, FL

And Valle Verde, Puerto-Rico!

More To:

New Zealand
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Black River Falls, WI
Oak Hills, CA
Pittsburg, CA
Woodridge, IL
Delaware, OH
Houston, TX
Columbia, SC
Virginia, IL
Seabrook, MD
San Jose, CA
Manheim, PA
San Leandro, CA
Florham Park, NJ
Lake Elsinore, CA

Many More To:

New South Wales, Australia

...That's a Lot of Thermostats! Just Thermostats Alone, Have Shipped 170 so far, to Date!
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...Adding, In the USA:

Vista, CA
Harrisburg, VA
Humble, TX
Laurens, IA
Algonquin, IL
Ontario, CA
Hampstead, NH
Louisville, KY
Pennsville, NJ
Branford, CT
Corpus Christi, TX
Hidalgo, TX

More to the World:

3X Victoria Australia
5X Australia
Australia is just now going Into 'Their' Summer.

Including 3 Pictures of a never before seen comparison of The Original Thermostat Skirt, to Our Skirt(Since 2013). Thicker Copper, Larger Diameter Skirt, for a More Efficient Restriction of the By-Pass. Old = .025" x .675" versus New = .055" x .725" The New Skirt is TALLER because it is Engineered to Contact the Entire 'Bulb', where-as the Old skirt is mounted on the Very Edge. The Flare of the Skirt, sits at the Exact Same Position with-in the Restrictor Plate.


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Our Target Diameter of the Skirt in Relation to the Restrictor Plates, is a Clearance of Just .001" Per Side! This Is Possible Only because, as most of You know, We also Machine the Brass Restrictor Plates. These Newer Skirts are still, Absolutely Compatible with ALL Originally Installed, Factory Restrictor Plates! NO need to Replace the Original Plate, You can leave it in place.


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Which One Do You think actually gets the Job Done? I wonder if the Original Skirt ever Did Do, a very good Job??

The Old Skirt You are looking at...I pried-off of the Original Robertshaw Thermostat, that came with-in the Cleveland Engine of My '74 Pantera. It is 45 Years Old and a Testament to the Longevity of Copper with-in the Caustic Environment of the Cleveland Cooling System.
It came off with out much force. The Skirts I install are Mounted, with a Technique, so as to Never Come Loose, Never Come Off!


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I believe I have established the fact over the years that I care about everyone that wants to keep a 351C powered vehicle on the road. I know that Marlin is of the same frame of mind.

The original 351C cooling system was advanced for its time. Most modern cooling systems mimic it. But the 351C was the first to incorporate those features (features I'm not going to elaborate on now).

Marlin is machining his parts to far closer tolerances than US Ford or Australian Ford ever conceived possible in that era; hell possibly not even today. I have Marlin's parts in front of me. They are manufactured to bitchen tolerances and quality. I can't recommend better parts to you if you want peace of mind. Marlin's parts are bad-ass and bitchen. I know you can buy a modern 351C thermostat from a corporate auto parts chain for less money. But you can't purchase a better replacement 351C thermostat (or orifice) anywhere!

If you think I'm an idiot or a greedy SOB, or that Marlin is asking too much, go and purchase an O'Reilly or NAPA thermostat, it won't damage my ego or keep me from sleeping. I truly don't want to control you. Marlin and I have no financial arrangement either. I make nothing on his sales, I am simply thankful for his efforts. He's my brother, he makes these parts because I asked him to. The correct cooling system parts resolve all the cooling system issues with front engine (non-Pantera) vehicles. Panteras need to increase coolant flow, high flow electric fans are OK, but that's not the major issue with Panteras.

These are admittedly the post happy hour mental meanderings of an elderly inebriate.
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Originally posted by Marlin Jack:
...Yes! You, and Everyone Else, Received the Massively Improved Piece!! All Parts have been Improved, Over the Originals, Starting with The First Part on Day One, Years Ago! I can't Explain It any better than that. Don't 'Over Think' It! And Don't Start any Freakin' Debates. I will Not Tolerate being Doubted!!

I Know You are just asking for confirmation.
But You must realize, You are 'Standing on My Turf', and could cause a Tsunami of a Backlash, directed at My Work and I!! Next time ask it on a PM.

So sorry,

I misunderstood and thought your posting of 11/04/15 was the introduction of the "new and improved", not knowing the product you have been offering from day one was reffered to as "N&I"

I have never seen an original RS333, I have only seen your offering.

please accept my appology

...Adding, In The USA:

Buena Park, CA
Keller, TX
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Bonita Springs, FL
Sterling, VA
Honolulu, HI
Centreville, MI
Oak Harbor, WA
Granbury, TX
Huron, SD
Virginia Beach, VA
Aurora, CO
Attleboro, MA
Austin, TX
Mesa, AZ
Land O' Lakes, FL
Sweet Grass, MT
Manheim, PA
Marengo, IL

More to The World:

Dwellingup, Western Australia
Adelaide, South Australia
Karratha, Western Australia
United Kingdom, Manchester, England
Ste-Julie QC, Canada
Cheshire, England

I am constantly Re-Ordering, Re-Listing more 180F Robertshaw Skirted Thermostats on Ebay.

NOTE: The 195F Robertshaw Skirted Thermostats will now be sold on a 'Special Order', Only.


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...Adding, In the USA:

Long Valley, NJ
Canton, MI
Laredo, TX
Scio, OR
Harvey, ND
Traverse City, MI
Kettering, OH
Livonia, MI
Houston, TX
Semmes, AL
Odon, IN
Fairfield, CA
Sussex, WI
Erie, PA
Brownsburg, IN
Florence, KY
Belton, SC
Hershey, PA
Farnham, VA
Riverton, UT
Rockford, IL
Detroit, MI
Phoenix, AZ
West Branch-Iowa City, IA
Portland, TX

More to the World:

2 X Australia
United Kingdom
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
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...Adding, In the USA:

Kirkland, WA
West Monroe, LA
Easley, SC
Taylorsville, KY
North Las Vegas, NV
Burleson, TX
Lansdale, PA
Hardwick, NJ
Waxhaw, NC
Brownsville, TX
Monroe, WA
Santa Fe Springs, CA
El Paso, TX

June 1st

Twinsburg, OH
Danbury, CT
Bryantown, MD
Norcross, GA
Vacaville, CA
Tenino, WA
Williamsburg, MI
Morgan Hill, CA
Milton, NY

More to the World:

2 X Canada
Tornio, Finland
Theresa Park New South Wales, Australia
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...Adding, In the USA:

July 1st

Doral, FL
Rochester, MI
Sugar Land, TX
Charles Town, WV
Huntington Beach, CA
Wantagh, NY
Turlock, CA
Clearwater, FL
South Elgin, IL
Ridgecrest, CA
Hinesville, GA
West Valley City, UT

August 1st

Hawthorne, CA
Shamong, NJ
Hailey, ID
Carmichael, CA
Spokane, WA
San Tan Valley, AZ
Manteca, CA
Santa Rosa, CA
La Habra, CA
Anna, TX
Lakeland, FL
Clarksville, MI

More to the World:

2 X Canada
3 X Australia
Santiago, Chile
LaSalle Ontario, Canada
Hope Valley, South Australia
Viersen, Germany
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Congrats Marlin for realizing the need, and responding to that need. You began selling the thermostats at a time when they weren't available, a year and a half ago. You've been reproducing the brass restrictors much longer than that. Your parts are always identical to the factory parts. You've been a trustworthy resource, helping the owners of 351C powered cars around the world in keeping their vehicles on the road, and you have my heartfelt thanks.
...Adding In the USA:

Wellman, IA
Apison, TN
Hicksville, NY
Neptune City, NJ
Charleston, SC
Ventura, CA
Louisville, KY
Harrisonburg, VA
Windsor, CO
Sayville, NY
Redfield, SD
Laurinburg, NC
Colorado Springs, CO
Fresno, CA
Forked River, NJ
Stratton, ME
Olathe, KS

More to the World:

Victoria, Australia
Edmonton, AB Canada

...On 2-22-2017, We Shipped Our 403rd 351C Robertshaw Thermostat. Thank You to All!
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...Adding In the USA:

Las Vegas, NV
West Sacramento, CA
Livermore, CA
Atlanta, GA
North Grafton, MA
Lancaster, SC
Weeki Wachee, FL
Long Beach, CA
Lake Jackson, TX
Burton, MI
St. Louis, MO
Marana, AZ
Diamond Springs, CA
Lewisville, TX
Renton, WA
Fresno, CA
Purcellville, VA
Terre Hill, PA
Tukwila, WA
Fairview, OR

More to the World:

2 X Australia
Furnissdale, Western Australia
Vancouver, BC
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...Adding In the USA:

Longmont, CO
Moulton, AL
Buhl, ID
Lake Forest, CA
Holts Summit, MO
Grand Portage, MN
Deptford, NJ
Virginia Beach, VA
Lee, ME
Sacramento, CA
Purcellville, VA
Savannah, GA
Beaver, PA
Rock Hill, SC
Brick, NJ
Cleveland, OH
Pueblo West, CO
Rose, OK
Mount Angel, OR
Broadalbin, NY
South Elgin, IL
Santa Ana, CA
Easthampton, MA
Alamogordo, NM
Gahanna, OH
Lees Summit, MO
Parker, TX
Sadieville, KY
Ronkonkoma, NY

More to the World:

Merseyside, United Kingdom
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...Adding in the USA:

Littleton, CO
El Cajon, CA
Syracuse, NY
Sanger, TX
Santa Clara, CA
Tooele, UT
Atascadero, CA
Las Vegas, NV
San Francisco, CA
Freehold, NJ
Cincinnati, OH
Paradise, CA
Covington, WA
South Gate, CA
Lumberton, NC
Covington, OH

More to the World:

Whyalla, South Australia
Pretoria, South Africa
Banora Point, New South Wales, Australia
Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia
2 X Australia
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...Adding in the USA:

South Gate, CA
San Jose, CA
Bellingham, WA
Fishers, IN
Glendale, AZ
Newnan, GA
Vinita, OK
Paradise, CA
Dana Point, CA
Minooka, IL
Claremore, OK
East Liverpool, OH
Portland, OR
Atlantic, NC
Webster, NY

More to the World:

2x Australia
2x Sweden
Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Tumbi Umbi NSW, Australia
Salisbury, Australia
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...Adding in the USA:

Denham Spgs, LA
Signal Hill, CA
Portland, OR
Three Lakes, WI
Rio Rico, AZ
San Jose, CA
Suffolk, VA
Midland, NC
New Palestine, IN
East Walpole, MA
Edwardsville, IL
Foothill Ranch, CA
Alamo, GA
Fleming Island, FL
North Port, FL
Kailua, HI
Mount Vernon, WA
Englewood, FL
Brunswick, MD

More to the World:

El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Ottershaw, Surrey, United Kingdom
New Zealand
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...Adding in the USA:

Pottstown, PA
El Dorado Springs, MO
Fairless Hills, PA
Phelan, CA
Newburgh, IN
Rosholt, WI
Irvine, CA
Los Alamitos, CA
Colusa, CA
Hunlock Creek, PA
Covington-Kent, WA
New York, NY
Ida Grove, IA
Montgomery, IL
Colusa, CA
Pasadena, CA
Princeton, WV

More to the World:

Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
Caterham, Surrey, United Kingdom
Australia X 2
Bringelly, New South Wales, Australia

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...Adding in the USA:

Cottageville, WV
Grants Pass, OR                                                                                                       Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                                          Phelan, CA                                                                                                                      Hamburg, NJ                                                                                                                        Cedar Park, TX                                                                                                                     Shorewood, IL                                                                                                                     Dallas, TX                                                                                                                              Rincon, GA

More to the World:

La Seyne Sur Mer, France                                                                                                  Munster, Western Australia

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...Adding in the USA:

Doral, FL                                                                                                                               Quincy, IL                                                                                                                             Loon Lake, WA                                                                                                                     Sacramento, CA                                                                                                                  East Point, GA                                                                                                                      Miami, FL                                                                                                                              Maidens, VA                                                                                                                         Baldwin, NY                                                                                                                          Medford, NY                                                                                                                        Calais, ME

More to the World:                                                                                              

Canada                                                                                                                                 New Zealand                                                                                                                       Bedfordale,  Western Australia                                                                                        Failford, New South Wales, Australia                                                                              Australia                                                                                                                               Kitimat, BC Canada

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...Adding in the USA:                                                                                          

Walkerton, IN                                                                                                                     Hercules, CA                                                                                                                        Dayton, TN                                                                                                                           Lumberton, NC                                                                                                                   Livonia, MI                                                                                                                           Spring Hill, FL                                                                                                                       Westland, MI                                                                                                                       Niles, MI                                                                                                                               Westwood, MA                                                                                                                    Shelby, MI                                                                                                                            Hays, KS                                                                                                                                Phoenix, AZ 


More to the World:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sweden X 3                                                                                                                         Canada X 2                                                                                                                           Cardiff Heights, New South Wales, Australia

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...Adding in the USA:

Selmer, TN                                                                                                                           La Verne, CA                                                                                                                        Huntington Beach, CA                                                                                                        Oconto Falls, WI                                                                                                                  Grand Junction, CO                                                                                                             Cincinnati, OH                                                                                                                     Rowlett, TX                                                                                                                           Prescott, AZ                                                                                                                          Naugatuck, CT                                                                                                                     Rochester, MI                                                                                                                      Oklahoma City, OK                                                                                                             Bakersfield, CA                                                                                                                  Grandview,  TX                                                                                                                    Westminster, CA                                                                                                                 Northridge, CA                                                                                                                    Doral, FL                                                                                                                               Quincy, CA                                                                                                                            Fresno, CA                                                                                                                            Mesa, AZ                                                                                                                               Indianapolis, IN                                                                                                                   Anthony, NM


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Bangkok, Thailand                                                                                                              Vanderhoof BC, Canada                                                                                                    Sweden                                                                                                                                 Strasslach, Germany                                                                                                          United Kingdom                                                                                                                  Canada                                                                                                                                 Hoerlgasse Wien, Austria

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...Adding in the USA:

Houston, TX                                                                                                                         Red Lion, PA                                                                                                                         Wilmington, DE                                                                                                                   Ponchatoula, LA                                                                                                                  Irvine, CA                                                                                                                              Decatur, AL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sacramento, CA                                                                                                                  (This was the Last of the Thermostats, I No Longer Modify, Or Offer the Robertshaw Thermostats. I will Continue to Machine the Original 'MJ-USA' 351C Solid Brass Restrictor Plates. Still Sold on Ebay. 'Hand Made Since 2006, The Best They Can Possibly Be!' MJ)

Houston, TX


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Canada X 2                                                                                                                           Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa




To Answer the following Reply...(1) Pin Per World Country, Represents ALL Members There. Germany IS Pinned. Thank You. IF You Purchased a Pantera or Cleveland Part from Me, Even 13 Years Ago! Your Name and Hometown, We Shipped To, is On One of Our 'Quality Control' Rosters, But Not on the 'World' Map.

And, ONLY My Customers are Represented on the Maps, Individual Cities ARE Represented on the USA Map.

Each Country gets One Pin as soon as I have a FIRST Customer There, and the One Pin will Stand for All those who Follow.  Thanks for Asking! ON The USA Map...Each Pin, of Many, can Represent as Many Persons as 5-7, or even More, in One Town, Major City or Suburb, Village.


 ... Eugenio Innocenti, I recognize this Name! Go back on this Thread, to the 'Quarter' When You Purchased from Me, and You'll see Your 'City/Town of Destination ', on the List. Individual Names are listed in the Rosters, but, Not on these Maps, nor this Thread.

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Thank you for sharing it is great. I have something similar on my walls in my home office. Your post made me look at where I have been in this world. Marlin, I would not be able to add up everyplace also, here is a challenge when you have time Only states and countries I bet you have me beat... 43 states 22 countries for me... hint it is easy just count the pinless smile! 

January 2020

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Bloomington, IN                                                                                                                  Portland, OR                                                                                                                        Oswego, IL                                                                                                                           Bakersfield, CA                                                                                                                    Beverly Hills, CA                                                                                                                  Upland, CA

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April 2020

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Romulus, MI                                                                                                                         Plant City, FL                                                                                                                        Chickasha, OK                                                                                                                     Sylmar, CA                                                                                                                            Dallas, TX                                                                                                                              Waterloo, IA                                                                                                                         Cochranville, PA                                                                                                                  Phelps, NY                                                                                                                            Jasper, GA


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Withybrook, Coventry Warwickshire, United Kingdom


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July 2020

...Adding in the USA:

Somerdale, NJ                                                                                                                      Philippi, WV                                                                                                                          Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                                          Loomis, CA

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January 2021

...Adding in the USA:

Eureka, CA                                                                                                                            Lewis McChord, WA                                                                                                            Olathe, KS

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