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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:51 PM
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Fred’s 2 seater Pawnee.

I once knew a bloke who had a Pawnee modified to a two seater. Such a modification was made to provide a training aeroplane for ag ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:02 PM
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Flying around Lake Urana.

There is a WW2 story about American pilots departing Townsville, Queensland for New Guinea. The story goes like this. They were instructed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 03:33 PM
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British Humour.

We have a internet gigglebite allocation of grossly more than we need and because our television reception is poor the little we watch ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 03:25 PM
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There are rip off Merchants out there.

This is a follow on from yesterdays story by Hugh. The high pressure fuel pump failed in my VW Tiggy. The local garage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 05:41 AM
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The advantage ?? of a modern motor car.

In the previous story Hugh talked about replacing his Holden radiator and hoses for $3 and itís still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 12:54 PM
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Hughís Motor Car. Chapter 3


Not long ago, I learned that itís not a good idea to drive on old tyres. Iíd fitted 14 inch by 7 inch rims, bought new Bridgestone ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 03:44 PM
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Hughís motor car. Chapter 2

My relationship with FJs began in 1955. My dad purchased his (and the familyís) first car; an Elk Blue FJ Special sedan....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 02:50 AM
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Hugh’s Motor Car. Chapter 1.

My friend Hugh has written about his FJ Holden. The name Holden is synonymous with Australia. Holden was a body builder in early times and General Motors bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 02:45 PM
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Birdwood, South Australia.

Last weekend Graham Close opened the local foundry and engineering shop museum to commemorate 125 years and 5 generations of family ownership. An impressive display of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 02:04 PM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 02:51 PM
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Today's story is more of a local one but I have decided to include it. I have also included a short and funny conversation I recently had at a public event with Greg McNamara.

Gary. Greg is that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 03:54 PM
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Views: 1,781
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Re: The Latest Scam

That same Nigerian Prince called me also. I declined him. After reading your account I regret having done so. Maybe you could provide me a contact address so as I may remake contact with his Royal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:55 PM
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I posted this segment on another thread and then thought I’d post it on my usual for two reasons. One, in the event my readers may miss it and two so as I can keep a copy for one day I may compile my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:32 PM
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Views: 1,781
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Re: The Latest Scam

I receive a phone call at least once each week advising my internet will be terminated unless I respond by pressing ď0Ē. This is a goodcall for it keeps in my mind the venerability of being scammed....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:31 PM
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Views: 1,781
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I did get scammed for a large amount when I purchased a tractor from the internet. The bill came through ebay, well so I thought. All looked authentic. An invoice with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 01:28 PM
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Views: 1,781
Posted By woofa.express
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I contacted Microsoft for help with a computer program. But it wasnít Microsoft. I became suspicious when the phone call was passed on several times. Foolishly I gave them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 05:52 PM
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Views: 67,443
Posted By woofa.express
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Is Global Warming fact or fiction?

It has to be a fact. It started 14,000 years ago and that’s why all the ice melted. I think we would all agree with ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 01:31 AM
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Views: 67,443
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New Emblem for Olive.
I’m sure you’ve seen a picture of my little dog Woofa which I have named my ute after? My second A is a tourer which Americans call aPhaeton and I have sign written its name on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 09:37 AM
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Our demands have become extreme.

Don’t people go to extremes. One day at a Subways I ordered a salad sandwich on toasted bread. The attendant said the oven had previously toasted bacon and asked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 03:22 PM
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Today’s story is a beauty. Penned by my friend Mark, I reckon you’ll enjoy reading it. Cheers, gary.

Gary a pic similar to the Ford I sold to purchase...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 04:30 PM
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Views: 67,443
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The Airtruk.


Officially known as the PL12; PL after the designer Luigi Pellarini and 12 because this was his twelveth design. A similar design had previously ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 01:46 PM
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Views: 67,443
Posted By woofa.express
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Below is part of the response from my friend following the Dromader story.

Hello, Gary,

I'm usually pretty enthusiastic to fly an airplane, and I have flown in the order of 76 different types...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,224
Posted By woofa.express
Re: My 1st decent drive of Model A and discussion

Hi M2M
My brand spankers new radiator leaked below the top inlet shortly after installing it. I feel the reason was engine movement pushing the return pipe at the top tank. The hose was new and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 02:28 AM
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Views: 67,443
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My friend Ken asked just what it was that made me dislike the Dromader.

Yes, Iíve mentioned before there was one aeroplane I disliked, the Dromader. A mongrel bred...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 01:59 AM
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Views: 67,443
Posted By woofa.express
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One of my long friends is Hugh. He was the government pesticides inspector in the region I worked. Hugh had everything under control without making a wave or even a...
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