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This could be a regular thread of what has been seen on the road, or in the air even.

 

To kick off, going to work today along the A2070 towards Romney Marsh, I passed under a bridge and going over it was a 1950's Czech Praga 6x6 with radio type body, not seen it in the area before.

 

Then this afternoon whist in my workshop, I heard the unmistakeable sound of Merlins, nearly fell out of the lorry I was working in, got out of the door to see three P51 Mustangs in formation passing over low. A fair bet that one of them was from the next village. Then my brother rang me and as he was speaking he suddenly said that a Mustang and a B25 Mitchell were passing overhead following the M20 North. Sounds like the place to be this weekend is Duxford.

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It was the Flying Legends airshow this weekend, so if you lean out again you'll probably see them heading home :)

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This could be a regular thread of what has been seen on the road, or in the air even.

 

To kick off, going to work today along the A2070 towards Romney Marsh, I passed under a bridge and going over it was a 1950's Czech Praga 6x6 with radio type body, not seen it in the area before.

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The Praga was at the Ardingly show today, sunday

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It was the Flying Legends airshow this weekend, so if you lean out again you'll probably see them heading home :)

 

Yes, earlier on a B25 Mitchell and two wingmen, one a Mustang I'm sure, flew over, going back to Europe. Wonderful sight :thumbsup:

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The Praga was at the Ardingly show today, sunday

 

Thanks Nick,

 

Quite a rare truck over here. When I first started work for MoD, there was one on site with a multibarrel rocket launcer on the back, A Stalin organ I suppose. It was being prepared for a static display at a nearby barracks. Have a feeling it might have ended up at Duxford eventually.

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This could be a regular thread of what has been seen on the road, or in the air even.

 

 

 

Great idea - have made this thread a Sticky...

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Yes, earlier on a B25 Mitchell and two wingmen, one a Mustang I'm sure, flew over, going back to Europe. Wonderful sight :thumbsup:

 

That must be what I saw over here late this afternoon heading Kentwards...have to confess , I'm not too good on my aircraft .:(

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Spotted Mon 13th July

 

North bound A3 Jeep and Dingo with flashing orange light, near Waterlooville junction about 15.00

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Spotted today on a mountain in north wales (ok so it's parked outside my house but i spotted it so there)

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We spotted a Dodge WC51 passing us just outside of Fagernes on E16. Looking good!

Didn't have to time to go after him.

 

Marty

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spotted today on the A27 heading towards lewes, east sussex, 4x bedford MK s, 3 were GS cargos and the other was a flat bed with drop sides

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Saw OT90 in funny stripy red and green yellow camo only caught a quick glimps on low loader eastbound M26 17.00 ish ?

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Saw OT90 in funny stripy red and green yellow camo only caught a quick glimps on low loader eastbound M26 17.00 ish ?

 

Not from the W&P show then mate - mine was the only one there this year!!!

Sounds interesting though!!!!

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Spotted today 3 jeeps driving from llanrust (if thast how you spell it) towards llandudno.

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Oh allmost crashed into a big green skip restricting the road width outside Degsys house:rofl:

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Guest catweazle (Banned Member)
Oh allmost crashed into a big green skip restricting the road width outside Degsys house:rofl:

I warned him about this.he just gave me loads of abuse.:rofl:

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I warned him about this.he just gave me loads of abuse.:rofl:

 

most people give you abuse :rofl::rofl::rofl:

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if it lookes like a skip u would think he would park it round the back of the local fish and chip shop hopeing someone will chuck some chip fat init for free :-D

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Guest catweazle (Banned Member)
most people give you abuse :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Well i have threatend to pay him a visit.

we can have a MOANFEST:rofl:

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Guest catweazle (Banned Member)
if it lookes like a skip u would think he would park it round the back of the local fish and chip shop hopeing someone will chuck some chip fat init for free :-D

I dont like the idea of these m/fuel we followed a R/thunder reo for a few miles ,the fumes were terrible.had sore eyes for days.Arnt you suposed to use a high percentage of diesel in the mix?

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yes i do beleive u do as i am yet to try and get the scammell to run on enything else but the white stuff :coffee:

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I don't fancy the chip fat route, you need to run two separate tanks, switch over to diesel for a bit before stopping the engine. The other problem is filter blockage, I don't fancy changing filters all the time at the roadside. I have a supply of contam fuel and add some diesel to ensure lubrication of the fuel pump etc. as it tends to have a high petrol content.

As soon as I can get time to finish a couple of jobs on the Reo it will be resident on the farm.

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Saturday august 2009. A21 roundabout at Green Street Green @ 20:30. Dodge WC54 no markings partial VEN RSJ. Anybody on here?

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