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Old 04-04-18, 06:03 PM   #1
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Does this count or will I be banned as it's "hot fog"

Wilesco D3CR by Robert Starr, on Flickr

Surprise present from Mrs Robo, I had a couple as a kid that my uncle built, this will give me something to play with when inclement weather (nothing else at present) stops me getting out to play with the real engines.

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Old 04-04-18, 10:10 PM   #2
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Nice one Mrs Robo!
When I was clearing my dad's house after he died I found a little Mamod that I was given as a kid.
Straight to the shed for fettling. Half hours restoration and happy memories.
Regards Paul

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Old 04-04-18, 10:29 PM   #3
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Nowt wrong wi' hot fog....

I had a Meccano MEC1 when I was a kid....dunno what happened to it....

But I bought another to play with...subsequently sold due to movng house, but I still have a Mamod engine that the kids bought me for a Father's day prezzie...
It needs a refurb, summat to do and keep me busy out the pub....
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