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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 04:12 AM
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Re: tell a Model A related story

Thanks Trevor for doing that.
More recent research gave the current sheep number as 64 million.
gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 05:03 PM
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A Report on the Fires and Hopefully the Concluding Report


There has been rain across much of eastern Australia and some of southern Australia. The fires are now almost under control. However the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 12:39 PM
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Well it's cooled off now. 31c (88f) and it feels better. however the sun is shortly to rise and the day will warm up again. I feel for the fire fighters working in this temp plus heat from the fires....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 04:23 PM
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40 yesterday and 44 forecast for next 2 days. Winter is not so badly is it. But when winter arrives I think summer isn't so badly. I can, we can, be difficult to please can't we?
40c=104f
44c=111f...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2020, 01:51 PM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: Australia Fires

4 days of plus 40c forecast. Hope you have prepared gutter and yard. Hope you stay safe and good luck, cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2020, 12:08 AM
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Posted By woofa.express
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Story number 829 was partly of my failings at school. I never got a grip on English and couldn’t see how anyone got pleasure from Shakespear or Oscar Wilde. School didn’t really serve me well and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 11:58 PM
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Lamington gorge competition results in death of a 60 yo woman.

Today, Jan 26 is Australia day. Achievement awards are made for recognition of achievements and contributions made by many people...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 12:17 AM
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I have received communications from a reader who says I don't write a great deal of Model A's. Yes I ran short of A stories to tell so moved to aviation and there are many readers with an interest in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2020, 02:49 PM
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A sad day for families of 3 fire bombers who died in aircrash.

An American C130 or Hercules with 3 American crew on board has crashed and burned killing all 3. The tragedy happened in what is the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 06:18 PM
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Views: 956
Posted By woofa.express
Re: 6 volt horn in 12 volt vehicle

I once saw a 28 with a repo 12v horn and it looked fine so I went to ebay and purchased what looked like same. what I got was a shitty plastic horn including a plastic trumpet which was just too far...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 05:35 AM
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The countries most prone to fires are South East Australia, California and Spain,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 05:33 AM
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Update on Australian Fires.

Much of eastern Australia has had good rain. We in the Riverina have had 1 and half inches generally wide spread. Some other areas have had considerably more. Some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 01:30 PM
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Posted By woofa.express
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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Posted By woofa.express
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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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Posted By woofa.express
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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
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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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Posted By woofa.express
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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
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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: 1,485
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
Replies: 835
Views: 83,919
Posted By woofa.express
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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: 83,919
Posted By woofa.express
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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
Replies: 835
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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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Posted By woofa.express
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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.
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