So heres the update. Lets just say I am so very thankful for the community on this forum and all the knowledge
available. We were miles apart on the Machine. He wouldn't go any less than $2200. While it was a very nice machine, it wasn't 2 grand nice. I don't honestly think he was really wanting to sell it.
That being said, i gave him my info. maybe he changes his mind. Till then, my hunt for a barn fresh 81 continues