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Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 9th November 2019, 12:30
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By robertdavey6
Building the M74 near Glasgow 1964

Some interesting old on and off road vehicles in this clip. There are even some coaches, near the end, just after the Minister declares it open.

https://youtu.be/MV3Z5HxZ_Lk
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 11th October 2019, 20:29
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By robertdavey6
If it does, can we look forward to them appearing...

If it does, can we look forward to them appearing in yellow?:D:rolleyes::):confused::confused:
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 11th October 2019, 17:25
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By robertdavey6
Wrightbus now equals JCB

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-northern-ireland-50013959
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 25th September 2019, 07:16
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By robertdavey6
Wrightbus in difficulty.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-49818156
Forum: Bus & Coach Restoration 26th August 2019, 09:24
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By robertdavey6
Don't forget that some railway transmissions used...

Don't forget that some railway transmissions used the same gearbox. It might be worth a look at railcar.co.uk They might have/know someone.

Hope that helps.

Robert
Forum: Military Vehicles 3rd June 2019, 09:26
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By robertdavey6
The image, of a "huge winch", shows an EKA...

The image, of a "huge winch", shows an EKA equipped Foden.
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 21st May 2019, 13:34
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By robertdavey6
Maybe 1970's?

Maybe 1970's?
Forum: Say Hello 27th March 2019, 10:41
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By robertdavey6
Morning. I did wonder where you'd been.

Morning. I did wonder where you'd been.
Forum: Say Hello 4th March 2019, 23:26
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By robertdavey6
It should be possible. Leyland was only a half...

It should be possible. Leyland was only a half day, for a good look round, on (re)opening day.
Forum: Say Hello 4th March 2019, 17:51
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By robertdavey6
Hi, A warm welcome, from me, too. That's now...

Hi, A warm welcome, from me, too.

That's now on my list, as I've not been yet.

Best wishes, Robert
Forum: Drivers Discussion Forum 10th February 2019, 11:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,438
Posted By robertdavey6
Is the downplating as simple as changing some...

Is the downplating as simple as changing some bolts?
We had a 32t tractor unit dropped to 22t (MANY years ago) and, all that was needed was to change the bolts holding the 5th wheel on. I think...
Forum: Road Haulage Discussion 6th November 2018, 14:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,599
Posted By robertdavey6
Good question. First issue ones expire next...

Good question.
First issue ones expire next year, 2019.
Forum: Say Hello 27th September 2018, 20:58
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By robertdavey6
A variety of jobs, straight out of school. These...

A variety of jobs, straight out of school. These were:-

Double Glazing maker (3 weeks) Cutting aluminium frames and gluing glass to them.

Warehouseman. (20 months) Picking orders of honey and...
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 18th September 2018, 19:20
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By robertdavey6
William Woolard was a good choice, for that. Not...

William Woolard was a good choice, for that. Not as sure about Fred Housego, though.

Both appear to be still alive and are currently 79 & 73, respectively.

Was there a sight of yourself, in...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 11th August 2018, 08:26
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By robertdavey6
At over 3 hours, each way, tis too far for me in...

At over 3 hours, each way, tis too far for me in the time I have available.

I was delivering to Biggar 3-4 weeks ago and knew it rang a bell but couldn't recall why. Now I know.
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 19th June 2018, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By robertdavey6
I'm not Elfin' Safety would allow even the...

I'm not Elfin' Safety would allow even the Military to use those, today.
(Assuming they weren't obsolete, of course.)
I once saw a vehicle towed backwards, in a similar fashion to that rigid was....
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 14th June 2018, 15:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By robertdavey6
Hello and welcome! Is an Iveco Eurorider 35...

Hello and welcome!

Is an Iveco Eurorider 35 not full air brakes?
Forum: Bus & Coach Restoration 5th June 2018, 18:47
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By robertdavey6
I presume you've seen these? ...

I presume you've seen these?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/roadtransportphotos/albums/72157627748016462
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 30th April 2018, 20:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By robertdavey6
I was also known on the model railway exhibition...

I was also known on the model railway exhibition circuit (I still have a 7mm layout and stock) and volunteer at both the N.R.M. & The Middleton Railway (in Leeds).
I also speak radio but, as a FRTOL...
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 30th April 2018, 12:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By robertdavey6
Neil, You're welcome. We aim to please and we...

Neil, You're welcome.
We aim to please and we do reasonably well with MOST queries.

I can help with trains, too.

All the best, Robert
Forum: Vintage Truck Discussion 29th April 2018, 20:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By robertdavey6
How's about you are all reading it wrong and,...

How's about you are all reading it wrong and, it's NOT an O but, a C.

A LACRE L type of 1939 fits the bill, I think.
Forum: Todays Bus & Coach News 10th March 2018, 11:32
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By robertdavey6
Perks of the job.

One day this week I had to do a reload in Gravesend/Northfleet, Kent.
This https://goo.gl/maps/jhdPpDq5Ahu is what I saw, on the way in/out.
Unfortunately, my main camera is in for repair,...
Forum: Books, TV, Videos & Magazines 26th December 2017, 11:10
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By robertdavey6
For a while, both Ford and Bedford made small...

For a while, both Ford and Bedford made small tractor units, with Scammell couplings.
'MY' D Serieshad a 10,160Kg G.T.W. and could couple to the same trailers as a Scarab.

Since then, MAN and...
Forum: Bus & Coach Restoration 30th May 2017, 22:13
Replies: 1
Views: 2,221
Posted By robertdavey6
Unique(?) Leyland National for sale.

Can I tempt anyone with this? Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152565045472

I was just perusing eBay and happened to see it. I have NO connection to the seller.
Forum: Road Haulage Discussion 28th January 2017, 18:34
Replies: 5
Views: 4,839
Posted By robertdavey6
Indeed! Another example is in Scunthorpe. If I...

Indeed! Another example is in Scunthorpe. If I have British Steel (as it is again) as an end point, no problem. If I have it as a way point, enroute to the quayside, it tries to take me via a 7.5t...
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