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Bob Purton

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Daily transport at 18
« on: July 23, 2014, 11:45:32 AM »
Here is my daily run about at age 18 outside home at Cranham, Upminster. The Regal was my dad's. We sprayed it Harvest gold, all the rage in 1974 with one of those vacuum cleaner attachments.

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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2014, 11:52:19 AM »

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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2014, 12:08:58 PM »
I think that might have been too easy Bob!
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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2014, 12:35:55 PM »
Bob losing it - nope he's already lost it  ;D
outside of a dog a book is mans best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read .Groucho Marx 1895-1977

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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2014, 02:01:51 PM »
Oh dear! I will be wandering the streets in my slippers and dressing gown next!
Someone else start a topic then. Its all too quite on the forum today.

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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2014, 02:52:37 PM »
Let's do the Timewarp again...
Just a step to the right?

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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2014, 09:21:10 PM »
not a vacuum cleaner attachment but a vacuum motor itself - perhaps it was one of these bob - in my garage and itching to be used , the motor appears in good order
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outside of a dog a book is mans best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read .Groucho Marx 1895-1977

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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2014, 06:20:26 PM »
sorry but the scanners on the blink
outside of a dog a book is mans best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read .Groucho Marx 1895-1977

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Re: Daily transport at 18
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2014, 04:23:43 PM »
Hummingbird compressor? Little thing with a handle and much bought from Exchange and Fart. Used for many a garage respray. I have one to pump up tyres over the shed. It max out at about 22 lbs per sq inch but enough to be round. No chance of blowing rotted/mutilated tyres, as with a bigger compressor. Method in the madness.
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