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13th May 2021, 21:06
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By longer ron

Many thanks Hotwot - one of the many clubs I have...

Many thanks Hotwot - one of the many clubs I have never visited.
We were planning a trip down south in 2020 to visit lots of places and also friends - but of course it never happened.

rgds LR
13th May 2021, 08:20
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By longer ron

Lovely Pic there Hotwot - where was it taken ??

Lovely Pic there Hotwot - where was it taken ??
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2021, 07:02
Replies: 10,703
Views: 1,330,819
Posted By longer ron

You definitely need to change your shop Mr Mac -...

You definitely need to change your shop Mr Mac - we have always been disappointed when occasionally using JS,we split our shopping between Aldi and Tesco.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2021, 12:32
Replies: 72
Views: 3,408
Posted By longer ron

Hey it wasnae me that lit it John LOL - i posted...

Hey it wasnae me that lit it John LOL - i posted it as an illustration of how not to do it ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2021, 09:28
Replies: 85
Views: 3,073
Posted By longer ron

Besatzung Dora Is on Archive.org and can be...

Besatzung Dora
Is on Archive.org and can be watched or downloaded free - MP4 (with subtitles)
It is just about watchable quality and a fairly small file size.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2021, 09:24
Replies: 72
Views: 3,408
Posted By longer ron

Indeed if I may quote myself from a previous post...

Indeed if I may quote myself from a previous post on this thread :)
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 12:00
Replies: 85
Views: 3,073
Posted By longer ron

Hell - disastar - we have just had a look through...

Hell - disastar - we have just had a look through our DVD collection and no sign of 'Besatzung Dora' - must have bitten the dust during my last house move :(.
I don't suppose anybody has a copy on...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 11:56
Replies: 72
Views: 3,408
Posted By longer ron

IIRC (doubtful - long time ago LOL) I think some...

IIRC (doubtful - long time ago LOL) I think some diesel buses had a slow idle control - so that if parked and idling for some time - the slow idle was selected to give a lower than normal idling...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 09:51
Replies: 85
Views: 3,073
Posted By longer ron

Thanks Orac - we will probably stick with our...

Thanks Orac - we will probably stick with our much cheaper dodgy copy which I have had for many years,actually I must have a look for it to make sure it survived the last move LOL
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 09:43
Replies: 72
Views: 3,408
Posted By longer ron

You just reminded me of being on a gliding course...

You just reminded me of being on a gliding course 'somewhere in yorkshire' in the winter of 1969/70,the GC had a Fergie Diesel Traccor,the cold start device had been disabled as I believe people had...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 09:27
Replies: 85
Views: 3,073
Posted By longer ron

A few less well known films..... The Gift...

A few less well known films.....

The Gift Horse (1952)
[AKA Glory at Sea] with Trevor Howard and Dickie Attenborough ,overall not quite as good as Cruel Sea but interesting nonetheless.
The...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 07:59
Replies: 72
Views: 3,408
Posted By longer ron

Ah yes the 'Yellow Peril',usually started by...

Ah yes the 'Yellow Peril',usually started by filling the priming pot with oil and then swinging it hopefully without breaking fingers etc.
There was the famous patched hole in a Hangar roof at...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2021, 07:13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,326
Posted By longer ron

Anybody can operate an 'N' Reg as long as they...

Anybody can operate an 'N' Reg as long as they conform to the FAA requirements,even a Labour polly could do that although ISTR they sometimes had trouble booking a train ticket so probably not a good...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2021, 21:28
Replies: 574
Views: 33,178
Posted By longer ron

Ah The Grauniad - the pinnacle of impartiality LOL

Ah The Grauniad - the pinnacle of impartiality LOL
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2021, 19:06
Replies: 574
Views: 33,178
Posted By longer ron

Blimey that explains the 90% figure then - Broon...

Blimey that explains the 90% figure then - Broon was never very good at mathematics LOL
A very dangerous man who thought he was clever,he is an embarrassment to Scotland :suspect:
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2021, 18:38
Replies: 574
Views: 33,178
Posted By longer ron

Well the SNP have been trying to destroy the...

Well the SNP have been trying to destroy the union since 1934 ;)

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I think you just plucked that 90% figure out of yer heid ;)
10th May 2021, 14:04
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By longer ron

Our club certainly had a Petrol Fergie many years...

Our club certainly had a Petrol Fergie many years ago,I drove it quite a lot in 1971 ish when up visiting local family relly's.
We use the little Diesel Kawasaki Mule 4x4 buggies these days for...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2021, 13:41
Replies: 7,657
Views: 596,839
Posted By longer ron

I dislike most politicians anyway - but there...

I dislike most politicians anyway - but there must be a reasonable alternative to vote for - at the last GE it was either Corby and Momentum (+ the 'dream team' of flabbot and Mcdonut) or Boris and...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2021, 12:51
Replies: 7,657
Views: 596,839
Posted By longer ron

If there is little chance of being elected any...

If there is little chance of being elected any time soon - just keep slinging accusations of sleaze around to try and distract from the mess that the Labour party is in LOL.
No sign of them tackling...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2021, 12:33
Replies: 85
Views: 3,073
Posted By longer ron

And of course some nice railway action included...

And of course some nice railway action included :)
Some nice Railway action in The Train as well - including a bona fide staged railway 'accident' (ie done for real),possibly one of Burt Lancasters...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th May 2021, 06:52
Replies: 85
Views: 3,073
Posted By longer ron

Corvette K225 (1943) (AKA The Nelson Touch) is...

Corvette K225 (1943) (AKA The Nelson Touch) is pretty good for a wartime produced film,Randolph Scott plays the Captain of a Canadian Corvette (Lt Cdr RCNR - with a southern accent of course)...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2021, 22:21
Replies: 574
Views: 33,178
Posted By longer ron

It really is quite irrelevant whether I support...

It really is quite irrelevant whether I support any particular voting age LOL,the voting ages are set by politicians - not me.
My original comment was aimed at one of the many SNP supporters who do...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2021, 21:42
Replies: 574
Views: 33,178
Posted By longer ron

Nothing to apologise for young man,a SNP fan was...

Nothing to apologise for young man,a SNP fan was posting about the hardship of voters having to wait until age 18 to vote and praising the voting age of 16 in Nicolalaland.
Obviously Nicola is not...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2021, 19:06
Replies: 574
Views: 33,178
Posted By longer ron

Oh dear OilCanny - you seem to have completely...

Oh dear OilCanny - you seem to have completely misunderstood my comment - Bless ! ;)
Forum: Jet Blast
8th May 2021, 08:31
Replies: 574
Views: 33,178
Posted By longer ron

You know very well what my point is Avio ;)

You know very well what my point is Avio ;)
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