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  1. Fatal armoured vehicle accident in Malaysia today. [ATTACH=CONFIG]93783[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]93784[/ATTACH]
  2. any pictures for the for sale thread. I'd never heard of these befire and now there is a few floating around
  3. Is that at the main museum in central? Going over for a trip in a few weeks so was going to have a look
  4. Yesterday in Kuala Lumpur for a big arms expo...... oops [ATTACH=CONFIG]90187[/ATTACH]
  5. With all the fancy adhesives around now would they have solved the Dennis loose tyre issue and prevent any further water ingress? As i guess the Dennis and Thornycraft are not very fast. Ps looked up king pin today as always amused at where some English words come from but didn't so far find any origins, but was a term used for the central pivot on wagons.
  6. Very nice.... look forward to the Bedford
  7. Seeing the primer on the bolt heads reminded me that you remove the modern stamp marks. How you doing this ie grinding, machining, sanding? It is great to see the level of detail
  8. Time, that would be an interesting thread on its own......... I am a weekend warrior with my projects and with my real job starting to be long hours it is hard to drag myself out of bed on a weekend to go play. I don't have to worry about the cold but the heat sucks the life out of you. But this is all the hands on work, how much time is spent on the other bits, finding manuals, chasing parts, chasing suppliers. I wonder how many restoration people are workaholics.
  9. I don't think it would greatly affect departure angle as it is similar to a mudflap, as all our Unimogs had the same thing
  10. nah we only do the litmus test for prevention of chloride stress corrosion cracking but I thought the same thing i.e. it most likely resulted from an inherent manufacturing process defect when the steel was first rolled. Anyway it's the weekend in the UK so we should be getting another WW1 Thornycroft restoration instalment soon
  11. Wonder why they kept the gearbox.......... so no bits of track or wheels left hidden in the underbrush?
  12. Zero Six Bravo read it on the flight home. I am a bit conflicted about it as not a bad read but has a huge disclaimer at the front and a lot of technical errors.. http://www.amazon.com/Zero-Six-Bravo-Special-Explosive/dp/1782060804
  13. ok check out the guy inspecting the rope at the 3 min mark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wOc4xo0XP0
  14. that looked like a mechanical failure on the crane, given the temperature could be. the Russian tank before...... are they going for a record for driving tanks off the sides of transporters?
  15. came across these today http://www.giulianokoren.com/italian-airborne/shooting-range-of-capo-teulada-sardinia-april-2011-rusty-scrap-from-destroyed-vehicles-used-as-target http://www.giulianokoren.com/italian-airborne/shooting-range-of-capo-teulada-sardinia-april-2011-rusty-scrap-from-destroyed-vehicles-used-as-target-2 http://www.flickriver.com/photos/dirk_bruin_vlieland/sets/72157594567849111/ http://flickrhivemind.net/Tags/csk,target/Interesting couple of Shermans in there
  16. found something :-D http://www.giulianokoren.com/italian-airborne/shooting-range-of-capo-teulada-sardinia-april-2011-rusty-scrap-from-destroyed-vehicles-used-as-target
  17. We now know what your Santa wish is [ATTACH=CONFIG]85201[/ATTACH] What other bits are you missing now?
  18. Very nice....... must take a load off. I guess ready by War & Peace then?
  19. Would this be a WW1 find? http://www.forum-auto.com/automobiles-mythiques-exception/section5/sujet225087-17990.htm#t17694986 [ATTACH=CONFIG]85170[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85177[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85176[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85175[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85174[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85173[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85172[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85171[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85169[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]85178[/ATTACH]
  20. What type of time frames you dealing with when you are trying to save the bit?
  21. I believe Tengah field is still operational with the SAF. Oddly enough I saw a jeep in a yard up here and it has a brass plate on it to say it was refurbed by RAF Singapore
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