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Forum: Engine Identification Today, 03:48 PM
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Talking of which; you know I said the B&S was a...

Talking of which; you know I said the B&S was a nice quiet putterer compared to the raucous M-S - well, re-reading the stuff in Dowsett's, it is supposed to run at 4000 rpm and I'm pretty sure I've...
Forum: Engine Identification Today, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By nickh
Found another picture of the Marconi lifeboat set...

Found another picture of the Marconi lifeboat set - Wireless World magazine, Jan 7th 1925.

I guess the poor mug operating it had to sit in that little box waiting for the faint buzz of a reply.
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Forum: Member's Vehicles 18-08-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By nickh
Like so many modern innovations; an imperfect...

Like so many modern innovations; an imperfect solution to a problem which did not exist.

NHH
Forum: Member's Vehicles 17-08-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By nickh
Agreed - always beware of car ads which say...

Agreed - always beware of car ads which say anything like "just needs <random simple job> for MOT"!


NHH
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 17-08-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,208
Posted By nickh
The replica Robinson hot air engines were...

The replica Robinson hot air engines were produced by well known enthusiast Edd Bolton back in the 1980's. Not sure if these were from the same source - if his son Gareth still frequents this forum,...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 17-08-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,208
Posted By nickh
I must admit I has forgotten that Martin - just...

I must admit I has forgotten that Martin - just re-read the rest of the thread to remind myself of its back story.

NHH
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 16-08-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,208
Posted By nickh
Amazing how rough the castings are. NHH

Amazing how rough the castings are.

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 16-08-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By nickh
It would appear not...

It would appear not https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Stuart-Turner-ST-4-RE-12hp-Engine-with-original-control-panel/192623428421?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 like busses!

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 16-08-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By nickh
Is that the one up on ebay at the moment? ...

Is that the one up on ebay at the moment?


NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By nickh
Nice, any chance of a pic? NHH

Nice, any chance of a pic?

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By nickh
Default or not, well done to him. NHH

Default or not, well done to him.

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By nickh
What ya got? NHH

What ya got?

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By nickh
Didn't know there was one but there are so many...

Didn't know there was one but there are so many single engine groups now. one can't follow them all.

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 30-07-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By nickh
Cheers, funny thing with the cooling tank on the...

Cheers, funny thing with the cooling tank on the top of the frame like that - is there an air pressure vessel lurking in there somewhere?


NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 30-07-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By nickh
Interesting unit, know anything about it?...

Interesting unit, know anything about it? https://flic.kr/p/29xmAmJ

NHH
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 29-07-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By nickh
I don't really know anything about this engine...

I don't really know anything about this engine but I do recall some years ago a fellow club member years ago had one and declared it 'very rare' - not an uncommon claim of course but to be fair, I...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 28-07-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By nickh
Did the Stuart and Brockhouse behave themselves,...

Did the Stuart and Brockhouse behave themselves, oh and is that really Nipper (the HMV dog) in the background of this pic?...
Forum: The Workshop 26-07-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By nickh
Agreed - that head WILL pull off at some time in...

Agreed - that head WILL pull off at some time in the future.

I did one on my Premier Hartop a while ago now and not having had the benefit of a proper engineering apprenticeship, it was new to me...
Forum: Engine Identification 26-07-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By nickh
Ah yes, I see - and the big boxy bit (vaporiser?)...

Ah yes, I see - and the big boxy bit (vaporiser?) on the side.

NHH
Forum: Engine Identification 26-07-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By nickh
Being New Zealand, one might guess at Anderson...

Being New Zealand, one might guess at Anderson but it really would only be a guess.

NHH
Forum: The Workshop 25-07-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By nickh
Wow, with that big undercut you are lucky it...

Wow, with that big undercut you are lucky it didn't just pull the head off - must have been loose already! :whistle:

NHH
Forum: Restorations Section 24-07-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,493
Posted By nickh
Good point (ha ha) - hence the two fixed...

Good point (ha ha) - hence the two fixed positions for left and right hand flicks.


NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 23-07-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By nickh
Well, one here if you know anyone on desperate...

Well, one here if you know anyone on desperate need.

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 23-07-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By nickh
By the way Phill, the aero mag I saw on one of...

By the way Phill, the aero mag I saw on one of the market stalls was like the attached pics. Think they were used with a separate distributor on D-H Gipsy Six / Gipsy Queen.

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 23-07-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By nickh
A most enjoyable day melting on Sunday. This...

A most enjoyable day melting on Sunday. This rally is really building up some momentum on the engine front - numbers just keep growing year on year. Faggot with mushy peas, mash and gravy was good...
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