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As many of you will know, this is driver Stan Wass in 1955 with one of the M.o.S. Constructors. I think he was only 25 at the time this photograph was taken. Sadly, we have recently learnt that Stan passed away on 2nd November 2008.

 

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Thanks for posting those Andy, I was going to call in myself but got dragged into work. How are you getting on with Daisy, about time we had an update?

Dave had some lovely vehicles on show.

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This is the Constructor driven by my father on Christmas Island during operation Grapple ! When Britain tested her first Hydrogen bomb ! It is one of only two of this type as shown in Pat Wares great book "Tugs of War "Pg.124 ! Many thanks to N.O.S for pointing this out to me ! dadsscammellbestpic6.jpg

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Hi 6X6, Before I saw the larger Constructor pic you posted I thought your avatar pic was of a chap in the back looking through a big pair of binoculars, which goes with what you say at the bottom, the I hope this was intentional as it's great!

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OUCH..........

Says something for the strength of the truck when you realise it rolled twice before coming to rest as in the pic - as it went around it literally bounced on the spare tyre which sits at rear left of cab a little proud, but sadly not enough. I think it was driven home too! Damage generally limited to cab and other tinwork.

 

A good advert for fitting a spring brake chamber in case air is lost as in this case? Easier to do on Constructors than WLFs, but working on that one......

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Hi 6X6, Before I saw the larger Constructor pic you posted I thought your avatar pic was of a chap in the back looking through a big pair of binoculars, which goes with what you say at the bottom, the I hope this was intentional as it's great!

 

I see what you mean but no, I'm not that clever !

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Very nice couple ! Is it a recent pic and have you had a go in them ? Andy F.

 

This 'photo is about 6 or 7 years old. I did briefly have a drive of the ill fated Militant.

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