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2nd May 2018, 17:35
Replies: 114
Views: 7,849
Posted By diesel addict

Armstrong-Whitworth Ensign unto Standard Ensign...

Armstrong-Whitworth Ensign unto Standard Ensign (smaller engine version of the Vanguard II )
4th Mar 2016, 16:42
Replies: 17
Views: 1,534
Posted By diesel addict

This site is now too appallingly slow to be...

This site is now too appallingly slow to be useable, never mind enjoyed.

I know that my landline is slow, and the combination of the two . . .

Sorry, Pprune, looks like time to leave.
24th Dec 2015, 18:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By diesel addict

Wonderful ! Many thanks, Genghis - I shall be...

Wonderful !
Many thanks, Genghis - I shall be engrossed for hours.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2015, 20:56
Replies: 3,039
Views: 431,795
Posted By diesel addict

Well, I am returned home after twelve days...

Well, I am returned home after twelve days recovery time in Hospital.

The surgery lasted ten hours and removed most of my upper jaw and more than half the roof of my mouth. As an encore all the...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2015, 17:35
Replies: 3,039
Views: 431,795
Posted By diesel addict

- and now so have I . . . As I learned a...

- and now so have I . . .

As I learned a couple of days ago -

Three biopsy samples from a lump under my chin, lesion on upper left gum and slightly sore back of throat all positive for squamous...
23rd Feb 2014, 17:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2,260
Posted By diesel addict

The Tudors ! Yes, I remember them, all lined...

The Tudors !

Yes, I remember them, all lined up with their tails in the hedge bordering the back road from the A120 to the A11 that cut off Bishops Stortford. It would have been the NW corner of...
14th Feb 2014, 17:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By diesel addict

I second mixture's recommendation Avery Item...

I second mixture's recommendation

Avery Item ref. J8770 is the solution, two pre-cut 117.0 mm dia labels per A4 sheet.

Word templates from

Templates | Blank Templates | Avery...
26th Nov 2013, 16:59
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By diesel addict

- and thank you from me as well .

- and thank you from me as well .
9th Nov 2013, 16:36
Replies: 171
Views: 30,835
Posted By diesel addict

Fed up with the totally unneccessary...

Fed up with the totally unneccessary too-far-in-the-foreground music.

When are we going to get some presenters who do not act ( and sometimes sound like ) hysterical puppies.

Feeling unusually...
3rd Nov 2013, 17:55
Replies: 28
Views: 5,613
Posted By diesel addict

<< Battle of Towton - and I'd wager a lot of you...

<< Battle of Towton - and I'd wager a lot of you don't know of it. >>

I seem to remember 28,000 odd killed - but as a percentage of total engaged forces ???
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2013, 17:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,404
Posted By diesel addict

Yes, too close together. I grow mine on a...

Yes, too close together.

I grow mine on a 20" grid in as near a square block as I can.

Plot has 2-3 ounces of "Growmore" per square yard.

Current favourite cultivar is "Prelude".

Put the...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2013, 17:21
Replies: 44
Views: 3,722
Posted By diesel addict

Blue Up - The gearboxes are the same, I am...

Blue Up -

The gearboxes are the same, I am in the middle of re-building a 3-speed one ( from a '36 5-cwt van ! ) at this time. The only good thing is that metric Oilite bushes are readily...
28th Jul 2013, 18:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,222
Posted By diesel addict

Good starting point might be - Hawker Hunter...

Good starting point might be -

Hawker Hunter - Biography of a thoroughbred
Francis K. Mason

Published by Patrick Stephens

ISBN 0 85059 476 6

My copy was the 1982 reprint.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2013, 17:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,485
Posted By diesel addict

Grey squirrels - my neighbouring farmer has a...

Grey squirrels - my neighbouring farmer has a couple of acres of walnut trees.
Needless to say they attract greys from miles around !

He was advised by local RSPCA that the only "ethical" method...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2013, 16:56
Replies: 23
Views: 1,803
Posted By diesel addict

Another vote for "Nippon" - make sure you get the...

Another vote for "Nippon" - make sure you get the 0.488% w/w Permethrin.

Even does for those wicked red b******s !
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2013, 17:23
Replies: 66
Views: 3,749
Posted By diesel addict

Lost-mine in 1956, just before my tenth birthday....

Lost-mine in 1956, just before my tenth birthday.

It took them a very long time to operate as diagnosis was clouded by the appendix being misplaced. Anyhow, the damned thing apparently burst at...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2012, 16:37
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By diesel addict

Results of growing spuds in N. Wilts this year - ...

Results of growing spuds in N. Wilts this year -

From the same number of planted tubers - last year 6 bags, this year 1 bags !!!

and they are scrawny bl***y things, as well . . .

Slugs,...
14th Oct 2012, 16:49
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By diesel addict

Judging by the state of the fin, and no visible...

Judging by the state of the fin, and no visible propellor - I surmise it may have been nosed over not long before the photograph was taken.

I remember seeing Godfrey Auty do just that with the...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2012, 17:04
Replies: 52
Views: 12,838
Posted By diesel addict

vee-tail-1 How nice to see your Bee ! ...

vee-tail-1

How nice to see your Bee !

Only this very morning I was running my November 1954 example - a nice steady 7,200 on an old Kiel-Kraft 8 x 4 nylon..

Not as nice as a good Oliver,...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2012, 16:27
Replies: 24
Views: 2,293
Posted By diesel addict

I know that cows like newly applied cellulose...

I know that cows like newly applied cellulose paint !

Made the mistake of leaving the old Dolomite in a pasture whilst fishing.
I had re-sprayed it three weeks earlier . . .
I can also confirm...
18th Apr 2012, 16:35
Replies: 11,614
Views: 840,477
Posted By diesel addict

Is it the Skylancer ? - ( F5d I think ) Edit...

Is it the Skylancer ? - ( F5d I think )

Edit -

As I shall not be in a position to supply LM with an image to Silhouette-ise -

CHALLENGE WITHDRAWN AT 1757 BST
9th Apr 2012, 17:31
Replies: 11,614
Views: 840,477
Posted By diesel addict

Thank you Open House is indeed affirmed .

Thank you

Open House is indeed affirmed .
9th Apr 2012, 17:04
Replies: 11,614
Views: 840,477
Posted By diesel addict

Hmmmm . . . Can I try a similar airframe...

Hmmmm . . .

Can I try a similar airframe from Consolidated - Seawolf ???

probably TBY.
9th Apr 2012, 16:23
Replies: 11,614
Views: 840,477
Posted By diesel addict

Looks a bit like a Grumman "Avenger" with the...

Looks a bit like a Grumman "Avenger" with the wings at about 10 folded. . .

In the very unlikely event - Open House !
8th Apr 2012, 17:54
Replies: 11,614
Views: 840,477
Posted By diesel addict

I am pretty sure that was from the Heston stable...

I am pretty sure that was from the Heston stable -

T 1/37 perhaps ?

If correct O H
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