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Barry

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Photo to make you smile
« on: May 09, 2015, 09:25:50 AM »
Well I haven't seen it before....have  you?

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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2015, 12:28:11 PM »
I wonder why they are holding those sticks out of the window?

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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2015, 01:00:20 PM »
Perhaps they are all punters  :) looks a brilliant atmosphere on these photos and clips . I suppose by this time there would have been ex WWII servicemen added to the ranks
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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2015, 02:20:11 PM »
Perhaps they are blind???   8)

I think they use the sticks to lance hoops during the race.  Perhaps F1 could learn a few things to make it more interesting - eating bobbing apples etc on the way :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV0ztBgRlTU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACR2MWbjpcE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eYBuHDQceE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEuVytOP988

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzR2t4F9DU4



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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2015, 03:54:13 PM »
'Terrace Straight' at Crystal Palace racing circuit?

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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2015, 04:53:41 PM »
wouldn't it be great to have just some of this fun at The National  :)
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: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2015, 05:12:17 PM »
Not seen the photo before or some of the videos, thanks for posting Barry. Definitely Crystal Palace in the photo and some of the videos.  Watching them it looks like the sticks were for jabbing into a potato as you drive past, then presumably dropping the potato into a bucket.
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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2015, 06:36:10 PM »
Did everyone spot the Scootacar. In I think the last video going around the cones ?
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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2015, 06:45:56 PM »
Scootacar?   That means this tread officially belongs in the official Unusual Microcar Discussion section - quick move it ;D

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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2015, 06:58:50 PM »
Don't wind him up  :)
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: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2015, 07:03:40 PM »
Did everyone spot the Scootacar.
Some Scootacars had a conversion to enable a disabled person to drive them.
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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2015, 07:54:25 PM »
There was a Bond and an Isetta as well.
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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2015, 10:27:57 PM »
Did everyone spot the Scootacar.
Some Scootacars had a conversion to enable a disabled person to drive them.

Belfast video at 6 min 30 sec ish.

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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2015, 02:56:35 PM »
Did everyone spot the Scootacar.
Some Scootacars had a conversion to enable a disabled person to drive them.
[/quote]there was a Bond and Isetta as well .

cant imagine a amputee kick starting a Bond  :o

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Re: Photo to make you smile
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2015, 03:18:26 PM »
In the 1960s I bought a hand start lever direct from the Bond factory for my Mk C. Fitted on the floor under the dash, shown in photo, it joined the the kick starter by a long cable through the floor. Saved opening the bonnet when I sometimes stalled the little sod.
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