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Forum: Member's Vehicles 18-08-18, 12:01 PM
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Posted By PuttPuttBang
How much do you wish to spend ? HGV low loader...

How much do you wish to spend ? HGV low loader with Hiab crane would be my ideal towing tool, I could get some real big stuff then. Alternatively if you have a 500 budget and will be parking it on...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 18-08-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 634
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Current fleet includes Landrover for towing the...

Current fleet includes Landrover for towing the engines and trips to the dump, 3 series BMW diesel touring as the daily workhorse and an AMG V8 Mercedes SL for fun.

Can't beat the Landie for...
Forum: Oil & Gas Engines 17-08-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,983
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Do we know who made the replicas and why ? Are...

Do we know who made the replicas and why ? Are they still making them ? Do they do other engines ? It looks like a really good job, to my un-trained eye.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 01-08-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By PuttPuttBang
With the older more fragile engines this is...

With the older more fragile engines this is sometimes the case, a couple of engines near me would not run right, despite hours of fettling in the blazing heat the owners eventually gave up and let...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 01-08-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Most of the rallies I have attended as exhibitor...

Most of the rallies I have attended as exhibitor have a few "rules" they send to exhibitors, e.g. running times will be typically be 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

In practice, most are fairly relaxed about...
Forum: Paints & Finishes 30-07-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Can't hurt to try it on a small inconspicuous...

Can't hurt to try it on a small inconspicuous area George, Briwax is natural beeswax, isn't it ? I am considering leaving my brasswork covered in it's oily film this winter to see if that reduces the...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 14-07-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Looks like I was steeling myself to leave the...

Looks like I was steeling myself to leave the shade and put some more oil in it. Because of the heat, the oil ran through the wicks like water, should have brought some thicker stuff.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 13-07-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Looking again at the photos I took, there are at...

Looking again at the photos I took, there are at least 4 distinct different styles of IP, (although not all were represented) and the minor differences are fascinating. From the very early “Hornsby”...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-07-18, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Oh yes, strange how my camera was drawn to them !...

Oh yes, strange how my camera was drawn to them ! I missed a couple unfortunately, notably James and Martins, but hoping Dan can fill in the gaps.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-07-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By PuttPuttBang
I liked that too, but there was no information...

I liked that too, but there was no information with it whatsoever, at least when I looked.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-07-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By PuttPuttBang
It was too hot to wander around taking photos,...

It was too hot to wander around taking photos, but I did manage to creep out from under the parasol to take these. Another great week-end and will be back next year. Nice to catch up with Martin,...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 10-07-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Dairylea ? Throgton Spifley ? World War One ? ...

Dairylea ? Throgton Spifley ? World War One ? Sounds made up to me. Citation needed I think.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 10-07-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By PuttPuttBang
It's even got the lawnmower starting dog and...

It's even got the lawnmower starting dog and sprocket, Throgton Spifley were certainly forward-thinking in their design.
Forum: Painting & Preparation 09-07-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Strong use of kitchen table :righton:

Strong use of kitchen table :righton:
Forum: Events & Rallies Information Section 06-07-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By PuttPuttBang
I counted 10 Lister Ds and a couple of pumps.

I counted 10 Lister Ds and a couple of pumps.
Forum: Stuart-Turner 26-06-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Wonder why the dynamo is in pieces ? Added to...

Wonder why the dynamo is in pieces ? Added to "watch" list.
Forum: Restorations Section 22-06-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By PuttPuttBang
You can see why people mount big engines on...

You can see why people mount big engines on trailers/trucks. That can rather spoil the aesthetics, but needs must I suppose, if you want to show them. Are you planning to go trolley based then Martin...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 21-06-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,603
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Dorset always has quite a few, but I haven't...

Dorset always has quite a few, but I haven't counted them.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 21-06-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,603
Posted By PuttPuttBang
I suspect next year numbers will be lower than...

I suspect next year numbers will be lower than this.

Sounds like it is time to move on and accept it for what it has become, a local rally attended by locals and a few die hards. Times change...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 03-06-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By PuttPuttBang
OK thanks Dan

OK thanks Dan
Forum: Events / Rallies General 03-06-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Anyone received their Beaulieu passes yet ?

Anyone received their Beaulieu passes yet ?
Forum: Generators 31-05-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By PuttPuttBang
Very nice, I wonder what RPM ? Does she generate...

Very nice, I wonder what RPM ? Does she generate ?
Forum: The Workshop 10-05-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By PuttPuttBang
I have been making knobs on the lathe, knurled...

I have been making knobs on the lathe, knurled and all shapes and sizes. Very therapeutic and lots of simple steps, so require some planning. Or how about a brass salt shaker if you have a lathe ? I...
Forum: Restorations Section 30-04-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 26,677
Posted By PuttPuttBang
RH included a template and instructions for...

RH included a template and instructions for mounting provision in the engine instructions, basic measurements and a diagram IIRC. It has always surprised me that the early IP beds had two mounting...
Forum: Event Cancellations & Last-Minute News 2014 27-04-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By PuttPuttBang
I've been meaning to go there as a visitor for a...

I've been meaning to go there as a visitor for a number of years, what day is it Pete ?
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