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About Cel

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    Staff Sergeant
  • Birthday 03/15/1974

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    Belgium, near Maastricht
  • Interests
    Tractors, stationary engines, plant and all kinds of old iron
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    Facility manager

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  1. Cel

    WW1 finds and discoveries

    Armoured Autocar: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/armoured-car-first-world-war-mons-belgium-1.4900401 Regards Marcel
  2. Cel

    what make of truck?

    I haven't seen it myself yet but would also think only for spares. If someone is in need of spares I will see what I can do. Marcel
  3. Cel

    what make of truck?

    Thanks, is it worth saving?
  4. Cel

    what make of truck?

    Hello, a friend came across this truck, anyone knows what make? Thank you Marcel
  5. Great video! I wonder how they managed to get the loading ramps back onto the trailer after loading the D8, they looked awfully heavy when the four men were unloading them. Regards Marcel
  6. Cel

    WW1 Dennis truck find

    Good job Steve! You won't hurt your arm anymore with this arrangement. I would bet it starts on the first compression if you prime it. Regards Marcel
  7. Cel

    CAN any one ID this . WW1

    He passed away a few years ago, and nobody seems to know what is going to happen with the collection. He had a small but very nice brewery transport museum and visited with us a couple times.
  8. Cel

    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    Starting when shut down with a charge: my son loved to do this when he was a little boy (he is now 13). It also shows the advantage of an impulse magneto. Regards, Marcel
  9. Cel

    WW1 finds and discoveries

    My mistake - Benz of course
  10. Cel

    WW1 finds and discoveries

    A good friends of mine has found this hay press which has been mounted on a WW1 Daimler Gaggenau chassis. It is a very neat piece of machinery, if all goes well we will be baling this weekend. Regards Marcel
  11. Cel

    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    Hi Steve, I think an impulse is the way to go. If you prime the engine you don't have to swing it around anymore. A couple of quarter turn pulls will suffice. Regards, Marcel
  12. Cel

    Dewald chain drive truck

    Dewald supplied trucks to the french government during the war, but also in the years after they had substantial contracts for military use and from building contractors. As the article in CU says, they must have been prisoner of their own concept and when the time came to modernize they missed the boat. Charles Dewald is considered as the inventor of the hydraulic tipper. If you look up his name in google patents you'll find a patent of a hydraulic ram, US 1.237.309, where oil is supplied through hollow journals. This is obviously done in order to avoid the use of a hose, which back then could not withstand the high pressure. The hydraulic system of my truck has disappeared but you can steel see the holes where the ram was fitted and the pto on the gearbox. Marcel
  13. Cel

    Old Photo

    The first picture is also in the french book 'les camions de la victoire'. It is a Peugeot, not sure about the model - probably a 1525, like the one parked in front of it. They were called 'camion-bazar', most if not all of these were built on Peugeot chassis according to the writer. 1923 seems a bit late indeed. Marcel
  14. Cel

    Dewald chain drive truck

    This is how it stood in January, as a result of a flooding of the Seine river.
  15. Cel

    Dewald chain drive truck

    I don't know the exact year, but should be about 1920-25. It was originally on wooden wheels with solids, there is one other survivor known, at the Fondation Berliet in Lyon. It is really in a very good condition.
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