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eddy8men last won the day on December 7 2017

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About eddy8men

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  • Birthday 06/27/1969

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    manchester
  • Interests
    ww2 relics,sailing and the acquisition of personal wealth(no luck so far)
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    general builder

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  1. eddy8men

    MK3 Covenanter restoration

    Nothing new to report, the restoration is on hold until I get the time to do it. Although I am still acquiring the odd part and the engine is still with the specialist in leeds but like me he is busy until autumn. I got some spare parts from new Zealand a while ago and will put up some pics once I go through them
  2. eddy8men

    MK3 Covenanter restoration

    no plans yet, i was hoping to do a dig with the history channel but they didn't fancy trying to get permission to put a hole in lincolnshires flood defences
  3. eddy8men

    MK3 Covenanter restoration

    we haven't done any work on the tank for quite a while but this doesn't mean we have been idle. the engine was removed and has been with the engine specialist for assessment as to whether it would be viable to restore it to running condition and it looks like we got lucky, although it will require a rebore and new rings we should be able to use the original pistons. the bottom end hasn't been checked over yet but visually it too looked to be very good. we're a long way off from running it but things are looking good so far
  4. eddy8men

    Panzer 2 turret

    i have to agree with you there, just got to get the buggar working
  5. eddy8men

    Panzer 2 turret

    i'll be interested to see how you get on with the wheels, polyurethane rubber is something i've considered doing on tank wheels. hope it goes well
  6. eddy8men

    Cent parts book

    thanks bob. i now have 4 centurions so i've a feeling i'll be needing it
  7. eddy8men

    Cent parts book

    i'll have it bob if it's not already sold. cheers
  8. eddy8men

    Dig for Victory Show

    until

    look forward to going
  9. eddy8men

    Episcope

    thanks bob
  10. eddy8men

    Episcope

    Funnily enough that was the only piece missing ;)
  11. eddy8men

    Episcope

    i'll take it bob. cheers. i'll put it on the covenanter
  12. eddy8men

    METEOR ENGINE, TOOL VALVE HOLDING

    hi john you could speak to peter grieve at flight engineering in leeds. he rebuilds meteors and merlins and will have figured out most tricks involved in the process tel. 0113 2430792 regards rick
  13. eddy8men

    mk1 stolly

    a friend sent me this on facebook. too many projects for me to do it but someone might need a challenge
  14. eddy8men

    latest purchase

    nice tank
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    Leyland Daf Army Truck - Mechanic Required

    by the way a 4x4 truck doesn't need under run bars for MOT
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