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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:30 PM
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Re: tell a Model A related story

This is a continuation from story 823 so do read that prior to reading this.

This follows my previous story. The demonstrations against governments or heads of governments. In Australia these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 10:05 PM
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Re: tell a Model A related story

The politics of fires.

The Welsh town of Aberfan was partly buried under a slip of slag from the nearby coal mine. 144 lives were lost, many were children in school. The Prime Minister at that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 12:37 PM
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thanks up draught. hopefully now, following this years fire intensity gov will not be influenced by conservation radicals.
I'll pass the calendar info onto my friend at Walcha who has the oldest...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 12:41 AM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I have found new pages found on this forum. One page was from Jim Brierley (plug oil leak) and the other from Tom Wesenberg (cardboard box beneath the bridge). Both written in 2018. I never responded...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 12:28 AM
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Hi 40 Deluxe. so stupidity is not confined to only our shores. cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 12:26 AM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

good story Oldman freeman. it was a good chick magnet by the looks of his bride.
I do envy those who have the skill to restore. cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 09:59 PM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Albert said - Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

Hello Jamelton.
Yes the fires have been devastating. Lives lost, housing and property lost plus livestock and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By woofa.express
Re: steering column removal

I am shortly to replace the steering box in my 28 ute for a gemmer or similar. I have been told I must remove the canopy to extract and replace the column. Is this correct? I figure it would be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2020, 03:47 PM
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Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Small mods, big difference.

Some time ago I had Synchro rebuild a starter motor for me. You all know Synchro through his contribution to this forum. He passed a comment to me that gave me a change...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 01:59 AM
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Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

The aeroplane in the picture is a Stearman. Designed in the mid 20’s by Lloyd Stearman and flew in 1927. The business was sold to Boeing in 1934 and that model was later used as a military trainer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 08:58 PM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

seeing as you came from Darwin why don't you write about it and I'll write about Kal-Boarder. cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2019, 12:34 PM
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Re: tell a Model A related story

some great shots there of the cars at the rally in the dust. I notice an A also a T. the skimps shown in the Kalgoorlie pub are not typical. skimps wear only a postage stamp and a little see through...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 07:37 PM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

What was the answer to my last quiz question. number 803
Who said "when machines overtake humans what a dumb world we will have."
Answer, it was Albert.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 05:16 PM
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Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

small mods have made such a difference.

Some time ago I had Synchro rebuild a starter motor for me. You all know Synchro through his contribution to this forum. He passed a comment to me that gave...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 04:09 PM
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Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

It was a sad day.

It's an uncomfortable hot and humid day and I've chosen to do some admin and communicating jobs and that involves sitting in the aircon. I'm looking through files and deciding...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

When and why is 35c degrees (95) so pleasant and welcome?
When it was 45c (113) degrees yesterday.

Who said “When machines overtake humans what a dumb world we will have.”
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,964
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

I'm looking at some of your Christmas greeting pictures of motor cars in the snow. We are having a week of 40 Celsius plus. I'm wondering which is the better. 40c converts to 105f.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,862
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Shipping

yes, living in Australia provides carriers a good harvest. I'm looking everywhere to purchase a Gatsby type striped blazer. Yes found one in USA and freight was 90 USD. Life is great in Australia but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,659
Posted By woofa.express
Re: A pic from the time

In response to Dutte who posted on #7.

yes we live in a disposable world. Much of the stuff we chuck is not worth keeping. Electronic gear which quickly outdates such as old computers and screens...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Competition for our hearts and minds.

It is a competitive world. There are two groups in particular who endeavour to control our minds and direct our thinking. One, political groups. The EU are or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Who discovered Australia?

Well that depends on who you ask doesn’t it. Ask an aboriginal and they will point out to you that their race did since they were here centuries before Christ. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,209
Posted By woofa.express
Re: radiator filters

good call. works perfectly. I'm delighted. thank you. gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Looking for grasshoppers.

It was 2015. December. I was asked to do a grasshopper survey. From Wagga Wagga to Broken Hill, south to Mildura and east to Yarrawonga. A perimeter length of 1100 miles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 03:32 PM
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Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

There is one quote I never miss the opportunity to drop.

I are discussing with a farmer the paddock to spray. Farmer informs you that pilot “Jack” sprays this way or pilot Jack does things this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 08:01 AM
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Views: 80,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

During the seventies I worked for a Queensland spray company that based me at Miles. The secretary and general dogs body was a delightful woman by the name of Sharon Bridle. I wrote about Sharon in...
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