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Old 28th Jan 2014, 08:05
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You do good work Aye Ess.... don't ever retire from your painting job.

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Old 29th Jan 2014, 10:29
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Much closer to Hugh Jackman than Clive Palmer !!!!!!
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Old 29th Jan 2014, 22:00
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Not Clive Palmer:



Not The Skull:



Could not act or sing to save my life!

But if you see me on the road or the water, come on over and say Hi!
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Old 29th Jan 2014, 23:59
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Pictures, location background.. Let the forensics begin..
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 00:19
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A lover of sandals! Must be a Queenslander
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 00:27
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I'll bet my left nut he's a QLD resident. Narrows it down
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 00:28
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Nothing wrong with Sandals

Better than "thongs" !
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 00:35
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Look at the t-shirt. Might be one of them bikers..
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 00:47
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Struth Tailwheel! You've 'put a bit on' since your days working with ******* and when your photo was printed in ### #####!


Yes, I know who he is but I 'aint sayin'!
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 02:59
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Boat looks as though it's at Couran Cove, which suggests an SEQ base - Sea Rays that size mostly burn petrol and you're not going to want to keep that fed n watered for a long trip!

Hmm and a red Series 11/2 2+2, not too many of those tripping about - unless he's running a disinformation campaign we'll track'im down.
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 03:32
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Judging by the toys & the body someones got lots of $$$$
I wish............

But I like to LIVE!!

Sea Rays that size mostly burn petrol and you're not going to want to keep that fed n watered for a long trip!
60 litres per hour at economic cruise. Twin 260 HP 5.7 litre V8's.

...red Series 11/2 2+2,..
'66 Series 1 2+2.

Owning a Jag is a fair indication of diminished responsibility and occasional insanity. Owning two Jaguars is just plain dumb and stupid!

The E Type's stable mate:



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Old 30th Jan 2014, 04:47
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60 litres an hour?? Might want to look at running LOP.
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 07:29
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Smile

Jags are fine. As with British aeroplanes, just don't get them wet lest the ghost of Lucas (the prince of darkness) come along and smite thee.

In normal vehicles, electrons travel at the speed of light.
In British vehicles, they travel at the speed of dark.
In the early 20th century, Lucas invented a vacuum cleaner. It was the only thing they built that didn't suck.

Sorry, Tailwheel.
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 08:46
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Tids, could not agree more!

Joseph Lucas died in Naples in 1903, of typhoid after drinking contaminated water as he was a devout teetotaller and would not drink wine, whilst on a Mediterranean tour with his third wife.

Probably just as well before the world wide owners of Pommy cars lynched him!

Having said that, the E Type is total simplicity itself. It has only 3 fuses, the engine is unbreakable and it is totally reliable. Makes one wonder why the 1993 XJ40 has 66 fuses in three fuse boxes and is electrically, a total bizarre nightmare.

Neither Jag ever gets wet. I have a Toyota Prado as a daily driver and wet weather car!
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 09:26
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Wal-star, I'm catching up with Jabman tomorrow, we'll discuss your lack of respect for single engine aircraft
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 09:43
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Stick those photos on Jetblast "Where in the World"
Those guys will nut out the locations
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Old 30th Jan 2014, 09:56
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'66 Series 1 2+2.
oops I'll go wash my mouth out with a single malt, the headlights should have been a gentle hint, dunno why but I had it in my head that the 2+2 only came about in the 11/2 series.
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Old 31st Jan 2014, 01:44
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Where in the World?

I had written him an email which I had, for want of interest, sent by PM where he moderated near the Maranoa, years ago,
He was flying when I knew him, so I sent the letter to him,
Just "on spec", addressed as follows: "Tailwheel, of The Overflow".
 
And an answer came directed in a writing unexpected,
(And I think the same was written in a thumbnail dipped in tar)
‘Twas his computer mate who wrote it, and verbatim I will quote it:
"Tailwheel’s gone to Queensland fishin, and we don’t know where he are."
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Old 31st Jan 2014, 07:58
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Wallis and Matilda might do a new version
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Old 31st Jan 2014, 19:38
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one word of caution
ere we close -

never call him on the nose
lest by that
we come to blows


. .. . . and a little postscript that popped up into the grey matter at sparrow today -




how many's the posts you've had to bin?

how many the hours patience worn thin?

bringing to mind of course old Gunga Din

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


YOU may talk o' gin an' beer

When you're quartered safe out 'ere,

An' you're sent to penny-fights an' Aldershot it;

But if it comes to slaughter

You will do your work on water,

An' you'll lick the bloomin' boots of 'im that's got it.

Now in Injia's sunny clime,

Where I used to spend my time

A-servin' of 'Er Majesty the Queen,

Of all them black-faced crew

The finest man I knew

Was our regimental bhisti, Gunga Din.

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