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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2015, 06:54:39 PM »
Well I took that as being for not knowing John Cobb
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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2015, 10:44:02 PM »
Who's John Cobb?


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thanks for explaining Dave .

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Is he not the origin of the phrase 'To Cobb it up'? An uncompromising character, by all accounts.
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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2015, 12:28:26 AM »
Well I took that as being for not knowing John Cobb

It was!

I think as nobody as got this yet I'm going to do a bit more research and write something up for the Rumcar mag unless it's already been in there of course!
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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2015, 09:39:42 AM »
Dear Malcolm

Sounds like a good idea. I always welcome well researched articles in Rumcar News.

You have until 15 August to send it in.

You know my email

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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2015, 02:28:43 PM »
I don't know very much about it, but it's called the Meteor. It was once sold by Competition Cars...

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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #20 on: June 19, 2015, 05:53:14 PM »
So is Quiller Chris Rees? The Quiller signifying writer or motoring books?  It would explain how he popped up with the correct answer for the Meteor?

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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #21 on: June 19, 2015, 06:36:36 PM »
A rather vague description that smacks of hiding something. Is the Meat Ear actually a re-bodied something else, or a one off pig's ear. It is not really a road car, does it exist, or is this a bit of kite flying for something not yet actually finished. I would prefer the Riley....
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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #22 on: July 01, 2015, 03:46:27 PM »
So is Quiller Chris Rees? The Quiller signifying writer or motoring books?  It would explain how he popped up with the correct answer for the Meteor?

Yup! Hello there. I must admit, though, I don't know any background on the Meteor...

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Re: Another Mystery Micro
« Reply #23 on: July 01, 2015, 05:23:34 PM »
Hi Chris. Fortunate guess!
I meant to have a chat with you at Jeans open day last year but what with other Rum duties eating up the day by the time I asked Jean to point you out you had absconded.
Just wanted to say thanks for the books, Micromania and Three wheelers. Many have been published since but they are still my favourites. Will have to get you to sign them another time.