Jump to content

amazing what you find when you have time


Recommended Posts

  • Replies 110
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

The top photo is for clive  the  bottom one is from a trials folder to answer about the german carrier sorry my interest was confined to bitish and soviet armour post war which is why l need manuals t

some thing l am really pleased to get is the folder on the  J.A.B it contains the workshop manual drawing and photographs  the one in the folder is the one that was in the museum which when there l go

The race is on to get everything out of the loft builders here to start on Monday l have pulled a few files out here is one on the purposed  replacement for the 109 in 1962 and a picture  of the woode

Posted Images

18 minutes ago, wally dugan said:

now l have the full catalogue which is just over one inch thick  to help sort out my FVdrawings

That sounds a fantastic resource Wally.

Link to post
Share on other sites

CLIVE here are a couple of photos from the new box l see there is/are some photographs of red shoes there are dozens and dozens of photographs to sift  through as well as files as l said l was only expecting one box not twomisce.thumb.jpg.6c27884f429f4b6a2e57de9397fa80ef.jpg

  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

CLIVE up to now l have found nothing on the 426 but l can tell you that a new designed recovery trailer was order for the FV4OO series if there was a mock up of the 426 it will be recorded in the  establishment  records that l have  at home the new boxes are full of surprises one of which lam attaching  this letter came with a original 4x2 matador wiring diagram to go with my matador rolling chassis both dated 1942 are to big to scanacvm.thumb.jpg.66e449e2ed0d88250c4554b5f6532254.jpg

  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

some thing l am really pleased to get is the folder on the  J.A.B it contains the workshop manual drawing and photographs  the one in the folder is the one that was in the museum which when there l got to run and we took it one year to W&P l could have done with this folder all those years ago also a often overlooked vehicle  but one l got to drive with the old Bedford CF loved them doors push them back brake hard and nearly lose your right armjab.thumb.jpg.bfb939d38001155d937580079e5b970c.jpg

Edited by wally dugan
to many o's
  • Like 2
  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

I am still going through the first box that came the other week there is a folder of stowage diagrams mainly ww2 British armour  and some postwar soft skins and this other also some  forms for acquiring  different  stores and equipmentstowage.thumb.jpg.2ec78071b914c51f8dec8ed113e43cb0.jpgamu.thumb.jpg.cb2c2b85432a45b420f47c01ca9653af.jpgamu.thumb.jpg.cb2c2b85432a45b420f47c01ca9653af.jpg

Edited by wally dugan
  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, wally dugan said:

I am still going through the first box that came the other week there is a folder of stowage diagrams mainly ww2 British armourer  and some postwar soft skins and this other also some  forms for acquiring  different  stores and equipmentstowage.thumb.jpg.2ec78071b914c51f8dec8ed113e43cb0.jpgamu.thumb.jpg.cb2c2b85432a45b420f47c01ca9653af.jpgamu.thumb.jpg.cb2c2b85432a45b420f47c01ca9653af.jpg

I hope to find a copy of that book

Edited by Surveyor
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 weeks later...

RICHARD most of the FOX TRIALS went in to storage in the first  boxes the one shown is fifty s1x pages and one of the smaller reports. JOHN l know l have some documents on the CONQUEROR as to stowage diagrams to be honest there may be some in the last box which l have not opened have you come across the document the history and disposal of the CONQUEROR. l have been trying to pack the last of  the items that where stored in the loft before the builders come this is something l had forgotten l knew l had the maintenance manual on the book shelf but  not this was in the box up stairs1376393162_25parts.thumb.jpg.d494fadde656e8a258645c951e550c58.jpg

Link to post
Share on other sites

While sorting through the boxes from time to time files on motorcycle trials appear this one made me smile the TIGER CUB  was my first motor cycle at the age of sixteen the  start of a love of two wheels with a engine   the trials took place in 1956  1646594510_tigercub.thumb.jpg.955706b4df0bcc4f5f265b1aad01d9df.jpg 

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, wally dugan said:

While sorting through the boxes from time to time files on motorcycle trials appear this one made me smile the TIGER CUB  was my first motor cycle at the age of sixteen the  start of a love of two wheels with a engine   the trials took place in 1956  

Hi Wally,

I can still remember having just moved to a new home in 1961 (aged 10) and going to an army "At Home" at the local barracks, it was a Transport Coy of the RASC and a lot of exhibits, I distinctly recollect the Tiger Cub there as there was also a sectioned engine on display. Like you I had one as well, bought it for £17 as I recall! Great bike.

Richard

Link to post
Share on other sites
57 minutes ago, wally dugan said:

THE trials TIGER CUB appears in the 1962 FVRDE BRITISH MILITARY VEHICLES book page two and for the trial was registered with the number RUE 300 

I have seen that in the book, I think there was a Greeves in that book as well. The French Army had some Tiger Cubs as I know  someone who has/had one.

Link to post
Share on other sites

The race is on to get everything out of the loft builders here to start on Monday l have pulled a few files out here is one on the purposed  replacement for the 109 in 1962 and a picture  of the wooden mock up model this was to have a wheel base of 109 1/2 or 1101068186824_1091.thumb.jpg.ec13789e3d2af889d7ba86d7c423fcd9.jpg569216197_1092.thumb.jpg.8a751c1d44a7b991f78c8f48326e390d.jpg

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, wally dugan said:

The race is on to get everything out of the loft builders here to start on Monday l have pulled a few files out here is one on the purposed  replacement for the 109 in 1962 and a picture  of the wooden mock up model this was to have a wheel base of 109 1/2 or 1101068186824_1091.thumb.jpg.ec13789e3d2af889d7ba86d7c423fcd9.jpg569216197_1092.thumb.jpg.8a751c1d44a7b991f78c8f48326e390d.jpg

here is the 110" 3/4 ton bonneted control in its current position in the Dunsfold Collection, nice find Wally , please bear me in mind if you have a chance to copy it. philip

F7F375ED-F890-4024-A21D-8F8036A901DD.jpeg

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...