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Old 23-07-12, 11:45 PM   #11
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I always have a Information Board though not when I first start. Userly have 2 log sheets telling public of the engine and equipment it is driving. I last polished brass on a engine about 2 years ago, I only gave up because some come along while I was doing it saying "look at this bull****" when they only had a half painted Lister D.

My dad did do the Lister A at the Kent County Show although they do not give prizies to engines anymore.

Not got round to making the Plaque board yet.


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Old 23-07-12, 11:51 PM   #12
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I know this may sound a bit mean, but I always get Sandy to have a read of mine. She knows nothing about engines so if it makes sense to her then it should be ok for the public. Sad I know but a good test.

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Old 24-07-12, 11:27 AM   #13
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Ideal i'll look forward to meeting you. I'll be taking the wolseley my lister shearing set and my Lh.
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Old 07-08-12, 11:32 PM   #14
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i've already made info boards for my d type which is only half way thorough its resto, i dont see the point in just having you're engine chugging away whilst nobody has a clue about it! i'll take care to clean up my engine and make it look presentable and nice, but a nice engine in working clothes looks great! shame not everybody will spare the time to clean up their engine and make an info board...
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Old 08-08-12, 12:05 PM   #15
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I 1000% agree. Most of the general public have no idea what these coughing and wheezing engines are..
My wife does not have a clue about what they are but she loves the character of them and reads the boards if they are provided.
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Old 08-08-12, 12:42 PM   #16
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I'm a keen brass polisher. If you've got it, flaunt it, I say. I'm using autosol metal polish in a tube at the moment.

I'm looking forward to doing my first rally shortly, and while I have written a good display board, I really want a suitable stand to raise the board off the ground, to put it more in people's eyeline so to speak. So that is my next project.

Peter's yellow "hi-vis" stands look brilliant, by the way.
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